Trenton Council Delays Vote To Cut Mayor’s Salary
The Trenton City Council has delayed action on a measure to cut the salary of the city’s embattled mayor.
Council members were due to vote Tuesday night on the measure that would reduce Tony Mack’s salary from $126,460 to $60,000. But the vote was pushed back to Feb. 7 after city clerk Leona Baylor said the public hearing on the proposal had not been properly advertised.
Mack was indicted on corruption charges in December but has vowed to remain in office. His brother and a close associate have also been indicted.
Mack has pleaded not guilty to six criminal counts related to what prosecutors say was a scheme to accept $119,000 in bribes in exchange for using his influence over the development of a parking garage on city-owned land.
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