In a continuing chess game to alter the municipal election landscape, Mayor Dawn Zimmer is calling for a special City Council meeting this Saturday to repeal the ordinance moving municipal elections from November back to May.
A quorum is needed for the meeting to begin, scheduled for Saturday at 9:00 am. A majority of five votes is required to reverse the ordinance originally shifting municipal elections from May to November.
Frank “Pupie” Raia and Councilwoman Beth Mason have put resources behind reversing the ordinance via referendum. The effort produced sufficient signatures exceeding the required 2200 submitted to the City Clerk’s Office. Now the effort may not see a vote in a November election with little compelling reasons for Hoboken voters to show up.