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Perth Amboy Collects Over 200 Pallets and Nearly $50,000 for Victims in Puerto Rico

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Some Topics for Discussion to be Carried Over Until all Council Members Present

PERTH AMBOY – There were 5 topics of discussion on the agenda for the 10/10/17 Caucus Meeting. Because of the absence of Councilmen Fernando Irizarry and Helmin Caba, the topics involving the investigation of Peter Pelissier, discussion of Seagate Housing Complex, and the Rider for the Bridge PILOT would be held over until the Caucus […]

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Arbitration vs. Mediation; Search & Rescue Grant

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Statement by Mayor Wilda Diaz

Press Conference Puerto Rico Relief Efforts Friday, October 13, 2017 PERTH AMBOY – I want to start off by welcoming all who are present today- this would have been impossible without the help of everyone in this room. I cannot express to you how proud I am of our entire community. I mean, we have […]

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National Co-op, Best Practices, Municipal Alliances & Proper Procedures Discussed

10/4/17 Business Meeting SOUTH AMBOY – The order of the Meeting was rearranged in order to give Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Angel Albanese a chance to speak first regarding Business Item A: A Resolution to award a contract for a street sweeper. Albanese stated, “The City needs a sweeper and we joined a National Co-op […]

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“New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief” Makes its First Donation

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Railing Collapses on Balcony Causing Two Boys to Fall

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Like Pulling Teeth

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Lack of Meetings Broadcast Tops List of Discussions

Perth Amboy 9/23/17 Caucus PERTH AMBOY – During the public portion, some speakers wanted to know why a topic that has been discussed extensively at previous meetings still hasn’t been resolved. Resident and Businessman David Caba stated, “I like to look at facts. Some meetings were not on the internet.” Council President William Petrick responded, […]

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Stop Sign Warning, Maple & Fayette Streets

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Alameda Center for Rehabilitation Leads Puerto Rico Relief Efforts for Nursing Home Residents

By: Dr. Jorge Gonzalez Gomez. The devastation in Puerto Rico (PR) is astronomical. The Perth Amboy (PA) community is coming together to assist in any way possible. Alameda Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare is spearheading a relief effort to assist insured nursing home residents in Puerto Rico who have an imminent need to be relocated […]

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Council Members & Residents Discuss Improvement For the City

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Not in Agreement/ Not Representing PARA

9/11/17 Caucus & 9/13/17 Council Meeting PERTH AMBOY – At the 9/11/17 Caucus Meeting, Councilman Fernando Irizarry had a comment regarding R-364-9/17 – Requesting permission for the Dedication by Rider for the Bridge Perth Amboy I Urban Renewal Trust permitted under the Tax Exemption Law, N.J.S.A. 40A: 20-1 et seq. Irizarry said, “I am not […]

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Handicapped Accessibility a Problem

9/13/17 Council Meeting PERTH AMBOY – Resident Stephanie Márquez-Villafañe wanted to thank the Mayor and Council, “I talked to her in regards to making November Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Because of Mayor Diaz’s efforts, a resolution was drawn up and passed by the Council to make this happen.” Stephanie then spoke about the challenges she’s […]

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Housing Authority Update: Best Practices

9/13/17 Council Meeting PERTH AMBOY – Douglas G. Dzema, PHM Executive Director of Housing Authority gave a brief overview what the Housing Authority has achieved over the past year. “Right now, we have over 1000 units in Perth Amboy that are monitored by HUD. We are tested annually and are a high performer. The poverty […]

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SLIDE SHOW: DEP Grant Announced

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Perth Amboy Calendar

WED. Sept. 27
• City Council, Regular,
7 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

THURS. Sept. 28
• Historic Preservation Commission,
7 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

MON. Oct. 10
• City Council, Caucus,
4:30 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

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South Amboy Calendar

WED. Oct. 4
• City Council, Business,
6 p.m.
City Hall, N. Broadway

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