The Hoboken City Council’s mayoral election year vote on the budget broke down 6-2-1 last night, with Councilman Peter Cammarano voting in the affirmative for the $123 million document, Councilwoman Beth Mason voting in the negative, and Councilwoman Dawn Zimmer abstaining.
Followinga year in which Hoboken residents’ taxes went up 47%, Cammarano, Mason and Zimmer have all filed to run for mayor to succeed David Roberts.
Also voting “yes” on the budget were Council President Nino Giacchi, Councilman Michael Russo, Council Vice President Terry LaBruno, Councilman Ruben Ramos and Councilwoman Teresa Castellano.
Councilman Peter Cunningham voted “no” with Mason.
At-large reps Ramos – who serves as an assemblyman – and LaBruno do not intend to seek reelection this year.