Matthew Watkins to earn $196K as new WNY Business Administrator

first_imgNewsWest New York Comments are closed. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Previous articleTax abatement for low-income housing will bring $200k to North BergenNext articleProtesters: Mayor Nick Sacco lax in fixing problems associated with recycling plant Sarah Introna September 8, 2015 3:12 pm at 3:12 pm 3 COMMENTS Facebook Twitter Crime Ex-North Bergen DPW supervisor loses appeal to overturn corruption conviction News Bayonne man pepper sprayed, arrested after punching cop in the face, authorities say Matthew Watkins, a former director of the state Division of Local Government Services, was unanimously approved as the new West New York Business Administrator at Wednesday’s board of commissioners meeting. Watkins will earn an annual salary of $196,000, as well as a car allowance of $500 per month.Watkins fills in for Joe DeMarco, who left West New York to become the Bayonne business administrator under new Mayor Jimmy Davis. DeMarco made approximately $122,000 annually as the BA in West New York.Both Donald Scarinci, the town attorney, and Mayor Felix Roque praised Watkins’ resume – with Roque saying the new hire was “part of taking this town to a new era.” TAGSbusiness administratorjoe demarcomatthew watkins SHARE Bayonne center_img September 8, 2015 3:10 pm at 3:10 pm By Sarah Introna – August 22, 2014 3:26 pm 3 […] would potentially replace Matthew Watkins, a former director of the New Jersey Division of Local Government Services, who earned $196,000 a […] Police: 45-year-old man arrested for attempting to have sex with 15-year-old girl in Secaucus […] Hudson County View first reported on Watkins hire in West New York just over a year ago, with Mayor Felix Roque referring to the new addition to his administration as “part of taking this town to a new era.” […] RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR West New York Business Administrator Matthew Watkins leaving October 4 – Hudson County View […] Mayor Michael Venezia did not immediately return an email to his township address seeking comment. Hudson County View first reported on Watkins hire in West New York just over a year ago, with Mayor Felix Roque […] West New York Business Administrator Matthew Watkins leaving October 2 – Hudson County View Sources: Jamie Cryan to be named new West New York business administrator – Hudson County View March 16, 2016 2:00 pm at 2:00 pm Matthew Watkins to earn $196K as new WNY Business Administratorlast_img read more