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New Bedford City Council
June 22 @ 7:00 pm
The New Bedford City Council will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 22 in city council chambers at city hall.
On the agenda:
- A loan order for $4 million for the replacement of windows, curtainwall, doors and storefront at Hathaway Elementary School
- A loan order for $3.7 million for the replacement of the roof at Carter Brooks Elementary
- An order authorizing the spending of $247,510 from the Quest Center Revolving Fund in FY 2024.
- Orders for several transfers of funds between accounts
- Appointment of Heather Sylvia Chew to the Commission for Citizens with Disabilities to replace George N. Smith, who resigned
- Appointment of Alex J. Weiner to the Board of Health to replace Dr. Patricia Andrade, whose term expired
- An ordinance to adjust the rules regarding hours of operation for marijuana establishments
- An ordinance to re-zone three plots on Osborn Street from Residential B to Mixed Use Business
- Motion requesting a meeting with Wendy Morrill of South Coast Neighbors United and Stephanie Sloan, Acting Director of Health to speak on the South Coast Renewables Project
- A motion requesting a meeting with Retirement Board Director Eric C. Cohen to provide a general overview of the operation of the board and to discuss the annual COLA recommendation process and calculation of the city’s annual contribution to the OPED Trust Fund.
- Motion requesting Economic Development Council Director Derek Santos provide an updated listing on the status of all TIF and STA active certified projects
- Motion requesting that a plot on Acushnet Avenue be rezoned from Residential A to Mixed Use Business
- A communication from MassDOT resulting in the necessity for a full, updated layout of County Street
- A communication submitting the revised council chamber Rules of Decorum in preparation with the mounting of a Smart Board on the west wall of the chambers
- A communication from Preservation Planner Anne Louro stating 517 Prescott Street can be demolished as it is of no notable historical significance
- A communication from Interim City Treasurer Quillan Lowney requesting the council set the City Treasurer’s Bond at $350,000
- A communication submitting a petition by residents of Manomet Place regarding the demolition of a building on the east side
- A communication of a letter responding to an open meeting law complaint from Patrick Higgins