City Council

City Council Review: 1st Quarter 2018

There was no Lowell City Council meeting last night, so no council meeting notes. Instead, Mimi Parseghian reviews the Council’s performance during the first quarter of 2018. Here is her analysis: While the City Council regular meeting is taking a spring vacation break, I thought I would quickly review the…

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Lowell City Council Meeting: April 10, 2018

MAYOR’S BUSINESS Vote – To execute the employment agreement between the City of Lowell and incoming City Manager Eileen M. Donoghue. Council first moves to release minutes of last week’s Executive Session. City Solicitor review terms of the employment agreement. Atty O’Connor says this is modeled after the agreement used…

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Lowell City Council Meeting: April 3, 2018

ROLL CALL MAYOR’S BUSINESS Citation – LFD in recognition of Dennis Moran, Jr. Also, citation to Lowell High Air Force JROTC for multiple first place finishes in drill competition in Dayton, Ohio. Communication – Update regarding Manager Donoghue contract. Will be discussed in Executive Session later tonight. CITY CLERK Minutes…

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City Council Preview: April 2, 2018

Mimi Parseghian previews tomorrow’s Lowell City Council meeting. This Tuesday’s City Council meeting should be an historical one. This week’s City Council meeting agenda is short, only one motion response from the Administration and three City Council motions. This will be a transition week as the new City Manager’s contract…

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Lowell City Council Meeting: March 27, 2018

  MAYOR’S BUSINESS Communication – Selection of City Manager. Motion to select City Manager. Eileen Donoghue selected unanimously. Mayor to meet with Manager-elect Donoghue to negotiate employment terms. Citation – Friends of Council on Aging. Council Mercier introduces the members of the Friends who all receive citations. Motion taken out…

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City Manager Interview Notes: March 27, 2018

Notes from Lowell City Council’s interviews with city manager applicants Linda Milsapps, James White and Eileen Donoghue: Linda Millsaps (interview via Skype) Opening Statement: Lifelong public servant and manager of excellent public employees. Undergrad from American University and Masters from Harvard Kennedy School, then Ph.D. from West Virginia. Focused on…

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City Council Preview: March 26, 2018

Mimi Parseghian previews tomorrow’s Lowell City Council meeting. This Tuesday’s City Council meeting should be an historical one. All public information indicates that State Senator Eileen Donoghue will be elected as the 17th Lowell City Manager and the first woman to hold that position. In addition to this most significant…

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