On Thursday, Montclair council member Peter Yacobellis announced his resignation from the Township Council effective immediately.
Montclair Councilor at Large Peter Yacobellis, who announced he would run for mayor back in May, announced Wednesday he would drop out of the mayoral race and not seek reelection […]
The meeting agenda is short with public comment, followed by an executive session and then a resolution appointing an interim township manager.
The third party group would place an interim manager and begin a statewide search.
A “wall of secrecy” that attorneys for Montclair Township tried to erect in the Montclair chief financial officer’s whistleblower case came tumbling down.
“Being trans in the United States is pretty scary right now,” Fynn Specchio said. “But here, I feel I can be who I am.”
An on-again, off-again meeting breaks down over questions about who should attend.
This year is a particularly important time to demonstrate support for the LGBTQ+ community, Peter Yacobellis said, because of the recent backlash.
This rally comes after the Human Rights Campaign, a nonprofit that strives to end discrimination against LGBTQ+ people, declared a state of emergency for the first time in its 40 years of existence.
“At this time it appears that the criminal group that has attacked multiple other municipalities in similar fashion is responsible,” the mayor said.
Montclair Councilor-at-Large Peter Yacobellis writes, “I am horrified to be part of this government at the current time.”
“This extraordinary request from a public body is contrary to all law,” the attorney for Padmaja Rao writes.
They want the district to get a cut of payments in lieu of taxes, or PILOTs.
The event, Montclair Stands Up for Trans Youth, was organized by Vi, a transgender seventh grade student at Glenfield.