City Council Meeting – 12/7/2011

Food Truck Ordinance swirls around in Hoboken, pulled from agenda

Again, the uprising from frustrated residents caused the city council to pull the lunch truck ordinance from the agenda this week.

The Cinnamon Snail mentioned on Facebook yesterday that 6th Ward Council Puppet Woman Jen Giattino, who authored (put her name) this ordinance, doesn’t have any food trucks in her ward, but should recuse herself from voting on this matter since her family OWNS several brick and mortar restaurants themselves… Can we say conflict of interest any louder than that?

Oh – and if you support the lunch trucks – you might want to sign this petition at change.org.

Hoboken City Council Meeting December 7 2011

Hoboken City Council Meeting of December 7, 2011

Swing back around 7pm if you’d like to see streaming video. Below are the meeting documents for you to see millions that the city is squandering (including the $500 a month pay increase Mayor Dawn Zimmer’s “press release writer” Dan Bryan received for his sugar-coating skills):

Be sure to check back at 7pm for live video stream!

Live Hoboken City Council Meeting: December 7, 2011

Should begin around 7pm.

Enjoy!

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ohnoivotedforher
ohnoivotedforher
Thursday, December 8, 2011 9:40 pm

Scott Siegel must be on Dawn’s payroll where does he get the time to create his bullshit orations.

pawzclawz
pawzclawz
Thursday, December 8, 2011 1:41 pm

Scott Siegel has always given me the creeps.

wiskeytango1
wiskeytango1
Reply to  pawzclawz
Thursday, December 8, 2011 1:47 pm

pawz i ran into him a while back..just a bitch slap but feard he would wet his haynes her way.. 😮 [quote comment=”212756″]Scott Siegel has always given me the creeps.[/quote]

whineanddineinhob
whineanddineinhob
Thursday, December 8, 2011 8:48 am

I think Scott Siegel should take a good look at himself on these videos and see the twit he makes of himself when addressing the council. Does this zimmer rah rah cheerleader think his threats of sending letters off somewhere intimidates the minority council? Will someone buy this guy pom poms for christmas!

bballfreak2110
bballfreak2110
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 8:27 pm

What brick and mortar restaurants does Giattino own? I’d like to promptly stop going to them.

mooshu
mooshu
Reply to  bballfreak2110
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 10:38 pm

Hear, hear!

Sometimes remaining inactive (and/or silent) in some areas speaks LOUDER than protests and such.

[quote comment=”212745″]What brick and mortar restaurants does Giattino own? I’d like to promptly stop going to them.[/quote]

camel2
camel2
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 1:40 pm

Zimmer is handing out hefty pay raises when taxes are still high and the rest of the country is suffering? That is criminal. Such a shame!

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