City Council

City Council Preview: March 12, 2018

Mimi Parseghian previews tomorrow’s Lowell City Council meeting: This week’s Lowell City Council agenda is light.  There are only two reports answering previous motions. Motion Responses: A) Street Acceptance List: The three-page report prepared by Nicolás H. Bosonetto, City Engineer is informative and provides data that should be used to…

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Lowell City Council meeting: March 6, 2018

UNFINISHED BUSINESS C. Kennedy – Req. City Mgr. instruct the Law Department to begin procedures and preparation necessary for the eminent domain taking of 75 Arcand Drive. This motion came before the council at its last meeting but was delayed because several councilors wanted a report on the steps to…

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City Council Preview: March 5, 2018

Mimi Parseghian previews tomorrow’s Lowell City Council meeting: The Lowell City Council agenda for tomorrow night’s meeting might be the most extensive in quite a few months.  This may be due to a combination of City Manager Kevin Murphy’s ending his tenure in a month and a flurry of motions…

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City Council Preview: February 26, 2018

Mimi Parseghian previews tomorrow’s Lowell City Council meeting: In spite of a two week break, the Lowell City Council agenda is relatively light. But I have learned that the length of the City Council Agenda does not have a direct correlation to the duration of the meeting nor to the…

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Lowell City Council meeting: February 13, 2018

To learn more about the various reports and motion responses on tonight’s agenda, check out Mimi Parseghian’s City Council Preview from yesterday. Roll Call: Mayor Samaras (flu) and Councilor Conway (knee surgery) absent. Councilor Nuon chairs the meeting. Councilor Mercier is sitting in Conway’s seat, not in her usual place.…

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City Council Preview: Feb 13, 2017

Mimi Parseghian preview’s tomorrow’s Lowell City Council meeting: From now on, I will refrain from applying any adjectives to this week City Council agenda.  Last week I called it relatively short but the meeting was anything but that. City Manager Responses, Communications and Votes: There are quite a few interesting…

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Lowell City Council meeting: February 6, 2018

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER Motion Responses (see Mimi Parseghian’s “City Council Preview” post for more details on these reports): Pedestrian Safety at Intersection of Pawtucket Blvd. and Rourke Bridge. Councilor Conway thanks CM Murphy for the report. Says the report indicates pedestrian safety will be enhanced. Utopian Park Hydro Sculpture.…

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City Council Preview: Jan 6, 2018

Mimi Parseghian preview’s tomorrow night’s Lowell City Council meeting: The Agenda for the Lowell City Council’s sixth meeting of the year is relatively short compared to the previous two weeks. The motions that are responded to by the Administration are for the most part routine and provide updates rather than…

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