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New Bedford City Council

May 25 @ 7:00 pm

The New Bedford City Council will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 11 in city council chambers at City Hall.

On the agenda:

  • Re-appointment of Kimberli Bettencourt, Marsha F. Fernandes and Rev. Pamela Cole to the Commission for Citizens with Disabilities
  • Re-appointment of Dr. Elizabeth Blanchard to the Board of Health
  • A motion that the council go on the record with its support of the MBTA Southcoast Commuter Rail project
  • A request that Police Chief Paul Oliveira discuss on-going public safety issues in the south end
  • Renewal of private livery license for Christopher Okafor
  • A letter regarding the New Bedford COntributory Retirement Board’s vote to approve a 2% cost of living adjustment for fiscal year 2023
  • An application for a memorial park bench and plaque at Buttonwood Park Zoo in memory of Beverly A. (Almeida) Souza
  • A letter requesting NorthStar Learning Centers receive a one-year extension of a special permit for a parking reduction
  • A letter from Ms. Downing of 796 Rockdale Avenue regarding sidewalk repair at that address

Read the entire agenda here.


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