Future of Orange water utility still up in the air

Future of Orange water utility still up in the air

ORANGE, NJ — Pennoni Associates was named on the federal subpoena served on Mayor Dwayne Warren’s administration at City Hall on Friday, July 22. The Pennsylvania-based company submitted the lowest bid for management of the city’s water utility when the mayor decided to switch from Suez, formerly the United Water Company, after soliciting proposals for […]

Orange attorney: Edwards still owes city $268K

ORANGE, NJ — Despite Superior Court Judge Christine Farrington’s ruling Thursday, Feb. 18, that former Orange business administrator Willis Edwards III must repay the city $268,750 he was paid while working illegally as a city employee with that title, Edwards has failed to pay anything, according to Robert Tarver, attorney for the Orange City Council. […]

Orange Council to again vote on creation of three new positions

    ORANGE, NJ — Despite being recently tabled, resolutions creating three new government positions are back on Orange City Council’s agenda. According to the Orange City Clerk’s Office, resolutions to create a chief of staff, an aide to the mayor and a deputy business administrator were on the council’s agenda and scheduled to be […]

Coley elected chairman of Orange Democratic Committee

ORANGE, NJ — East Ward Councilman Kerry Coley was re-elected chairman of the Orange Democratic Committee at the group’s reorganization meeting Monday, June 13, at the Sandwiches Unlimited restaurant on Center Street. Outgoing City Council President April Gaunt-Butler was elected vice chairman. According to Orange Democratic Committee rules regarding gender equity, if the chairman is […]

Orange Council tables three proposed positions

ORANGE, NJ — The Orange City Council unanimously tabled three proposed resolutions from Mayor Dwayne Warren’s administration at its regular meeting Tuesday, June 7, which would have added the positions of chief of staff, deputy business administrator and aide to the mayor to the city’s table of organization in the Municipal Code Book. “Yes it’s […]