Taxpayers demand immediate answers!
Hoboken resident Toni Tomarazzo sent the following note to all city council members. She’s asking for an immediate “meeting of the whole” in light of the recent $4.2 million dollar pension cost that was deemed “unauthorized” and may be borne on property taxpayers:
Must take proactive steps
It is very disheartening to learn of another “blunder” by the Administration. The taxpayers of Hoboken are learning of the $4.2 million in pension costs that Hoboken must apparently pay due to an unapproved retirement plan.
We all deserve answers as to what happened and what the City’s options are to deal with this mess.
I ask the Council President to IMMEDIATELY call a “meeting of the whole” and invite the fiscal monitor or others to explain to the public exactly what happened. The Council is encouraged to use your subpoena power, if necessary, to get the individuals to appear that can provide the answers.
It is very important that this Council work quickly to provide transparency on this issue. It will be a huge advantage to all members of the Council to work together to get this done IMMEDIATELY…get the meeting scheduled and notify the public that you are taking proactive steps to challenge what happened and provide clear information regarding steps that are necessary going forward.
Thank you for your consideration.