City Council

Lowell Week in Review: December 2, 2018

Instead of “Lowell Week in Review” today’s post could be more accurately called “Lowell City Council in Review.” Last week I wrote about the upcoming 2019 City Election by reviewing the results of the 2017 election and the career electoral accomplishments of the current city councilors. Today I begin a…

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Lowell City Council meeting: Nov 20, 2018

CITY CLERK Minutes of Zoning SC November 13th; City Council Meeting November 13th, for acceptance. Proclamation to Circle Health in honor of Home Health and Hospice Month. FROM CITY MANAGER Motion Responses National Grid Citywide Update – Manager Donoghue reports on meeting with National Grid last week. National Grid is…

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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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