City Council

Ben Butler: Time for a Reassessment

  A motion by Vesna Nuon on this evening’s Lowell City Council agenda caught my attention: Councilor Vesna Nuon request Mayor introduce a motion before the School Committee requesting the LHS Social Studies Department write a more fitting testimonial to display with the portrait of Benjamin Butler in Lowell City…

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City Council Preview: November 19, 2018

Mimi Parseghian previews tomorrow night’s Lowell City Council meeting: This week’s Lowell City Council agenda features two votes on the Lowell High School project; an agreement with Perkins Eastman, the architects, and one with Skanska, the construction company. The Council will also take a vote to adopt the minimum residential…

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Lowell City Council Meeting: November 13, 2018

ROLL CALL – all present CITY CLERK Minutes of City Council Meeting November 6th, for acceptance. Vote-Cancel Council Meetings 11.27.18, 12.25.18 and 1.1.19 – meetings cancelled. AUDITOR BUSINESS – Communication – FY19 Budget Report YTD (September). – Councilor Elliott asks several questions about certain items such as Workers’ Comp which…

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Lowell City Council Preview: Oct 22, 2018

Mimi Parseghian Previews tomorrow night’s Lowell City Council meeting: This week’s City Council agenda has only two motion responses, four votes requested by the Manager and three new motions.  I expect the last motion will produce extensive discussion. The meeting will begin with a Recognition of the 40th Anniversary of…

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Lowell City Council Preview: Oct 15, 2018

Mimi Parseghian previews tomorrow night’s Lowell City Council meeting: This week City Council has a relatively light public agenda. However, the Executive Session portion which is held in private has three areas of discussion:  “Provide an update to the Council on contract negotiations with the Lowell Police Association and Local…

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City Council Preview: September 24, 2018

Mimi Parseghian previews tomorrow night’s Lowell City Council meeting: This week’s City Council meeting agenda features the First Reading of a major vote of the City Council: A Loan Order/Land Acquisition Bond to borrow $2,600,000 to pay costs to acquire, by purchase, eminent domain or otherwise, the following property [75…

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