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here for more. In Hoboken, A judge dismissed, in late October, a motion by Mayor Dawn Zimmer and her husband to remove themselves as defendants in a lawsuit filed in May of 2016 by former Hoboken public housing director Carmelo Garcia, who was fired in August, 2014. Former Hoboken Housing Authority Executive Director Garcia has claimed Zimmer, her husband Stan Grossbard, and members of the Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA) conspired to have him removed from his position because he did not support the mayor’s agenda. He also said he was discriminated against because of his race. Click here for more. In Secaucus, the Town Council members adopted an ordinance to accept preliminary plans for the development of the downtown business district on Tuesday, Nov. 22. The town would alter some design rules and add amenities to the downtown area. According to the council, the design plan is intended to help rehabilitate private properties and promote more private investment. Click here for more.