The trial of a former North Bergen public works official accused of misconduct has been postponed once again, this time over concerns that he may not be mentally competent to proceed.
Timothy J. Grossi, 76, of Jersey City, had been expected to stand trial on April 19. But Grossi filed a motion asking that the case be adjourned due to a medical condition, state Attorney General’s Office spokesman Peter Aseltine said Monday.
Grossi, who retired in 2014 from his longtime position as a commissioner’s aide and deputy director of public works, has been diagnosed with a benign brain tumor and his cognitive functioning has been affected, his defense attorney, Jeffrey G. Garrigan.
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