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New Bedford City Council

September 14 @ 7:00 pm

The New Bedford City Council will meet at 7 p.m. on Sept. 14 in city council chambers at City Hall.

On the agenda:

  • A resolution recognizing Fentanyl Prevention and Awareness Day on Aug. 21
  • Hearings for Eversource to add conduit and a handhole on Russell Street and conduit and a handhole on Elm Street
  • A veto from Mayor Mitchell of the ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article III relative to the clerk of committees
  • A loan order for $7,850,000 to make critically needed repairs to city-owned buildings, recreational facilities, roads and infrastructure
  • An order to approve and accept a 30-year preservation restriction granted by the New Bedford Women’s Center to the New Bedford Historical Commission
  • An order to transfer $2,000 within fire department funds
  • Reappointment of Joseph Goulart as a special police officer
  • A recommendation to approve Martires Heredia-Cuevas for a special permit for motor vehicle sales, rentals and repair at Dominic Auto Services at 31 Scott Street
  • Recommendation to aprpove Jordan J. Rebello for a special permit for motor vehicle sales, rental or repair at Neighborhood Auto Sales & Service, 930 County Street
  • Applications for private livery licenses from David Mattos and Juan D. Reyes Garcia
  • Recommendation to approve Robert Ekstrom as Chief Financial Officer
  • An ordinance to rezone a lot on Acushnet Avenue to mixed-use business
  • Recommendation to approve a TIF application and 5-year agreement for Windward Power Systems and Superfly Enterprises
  • A motion to discuss the feasibility of conducting a survey of New Bedford Police Officers who have left the department in the last five years
  • A motion to meet with the New Bedford Port Authority and Vineyard Wind to discuss parking around the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal
  • A communication that a 1940s wood-frame garage at 82 Harvard Street is not historic and can be demolished
  • A memorial Park Bench and plaque application at Clasky Common Park in memory of PFC Justin Candido Kirby
  • The election warrant for the city preliminary election for mayor and city council on Tuesday, Oct. 3
  • A letter sent to New Bedford Board of Parks Commissioners questioning the 11:30 a.m. start time of Reggae on West Beach.
  • A citation for Robert and Rosalie Fouquette on the 40th anniversary of Big Wheel Truck Sales, a family-owned business

Read the full agenda here.


September 14
7:00 pm
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