City Council

City Council Review: Feb 9, 2020

Here are the motions on the agenda for this Tuesday’s Lowell City Council meeting: Councilor Mercier – Req. City Council create an ordinance or file a Home Rule Petition that prevents a City Councilor from holding another elective office during their term. Councilor Samaras – Req. City Mgr. create a…

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City Council Report: Feb 2, 2020

Here are some items of interest from the Agenda for the upcoming Lowell City Council meeting followed by the MINUTES of last Tuesday’s meeting. Both are edited to emphasize Council motions and responses and other reports or items that deserve attention Council Motions for February 4, 2020 meeting Councilor Elliott…

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City Council Report: Jan 19, 2020

On Sunday mornings I plan to post the MINUTES of the previous week’s Lowell City Council meeting followed by the AGENDA for the upcoming council meeting. Both are edited to emphasize Council motions and responses and other reports or items that deserve attention Minutes of Jan 14, 2020 Lowell City…

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Lowell City Council Agenda: Jan 14, 2020

Here are the City Council motions and a report on the 75 Arcand Drive eminent domain taking from the agenda for Tuesday’s Lowell City Council meeting: CITY COUNCIL – MOTIONS Nuon – Req. City Mgr. provide update regarding review of inspection and enforcement procedures within Developmental Services to determine if…

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January 7, 2020 City Council Minutes

  Minutes of last week’s Lowell City Council meeting from City Clerk Michael Geary: ROLL CALL – Roll Call showed 9 present. M. Leahy presiding. Councilor Conway requested moment of silence in darkened chamber for Mary Elizabeth Pyne and Marian L. Sorenson. CITY CLERK 2.1. Minutes of City Council Meeting…

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Electing Lowell’s Mayor: 1966-2018

The first act of the incoming Lowell City Council at tomorrow’s inauguration ceremony will be to elect the city’s next mayor. The process involves each councilor when called upon announcing his or her candidate for mayor. The first councilor to receive five votes becomes mayor. Here are brief sketches of…

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Vesna Nuon for Mayor

 Here’s a communication received from the Vesna Nuon Committee: Major change is coming to Lowell, and I would like to lead us through this change as the city’s next mayor. In the next two years, Lowell will see the adoption of a new form of government, the beginning of the…

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Preliminary Election on Tuesday

The city of Lowell will hold its preliminary election for the city council this Tuesday, September 24, 2019. Polls will be open from 7am until 8pm. A list of polling places is available on the city website. Lowell Votes, a nonpartisan, grassroots organization that seeks to increase turnout in local…

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Council Selects Two Voting Options

Last evening (August 27, 2019) the Lowell City Council chose the two finalists of the six voting system options presented by the settlement of the federal Voting Rights lawsuit brought against the city in 2017. The vote was unanimous, 8 to 0 (Councilor Cirillo was absent) for the two finalists…

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