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Mayor David Maher has added a streamlining of council committees to the list of potential changes for this two-year term, but late orders and rule suspensions got wrapped up in the debate.
Residents of the 2 Mount Auburn senior apartments have been taking extreme measures to survive the bitter cold permeating their building, and officials are calling on the city to help.
David Maher was elected mayor at the inaugural meeting of the City Council in an odd series of three ballots, and first-time councillor Dennis Benzan became vice mayor, giving the process an “F.”
When the City Council starts its two-year term Monday, there will be only one woman where there were four. But the council is gaining a different kind of diversity: its first Muslim and Latino members.
Two longtime elected officials are wrapping up their decades-long runs in office with different approaches to how the city responds to citizen-inspired legislation.
She filed with 150 signatures, although only 50 were needed under the rules of the city’s Election Commission. A recount must begin within 10 days.
As the city’s rat problem persists and spreads, officials wonder what became of a year-old request to hire outside exterminators to supplement city staff and are sounding an increasingly urgent tone on finding additional solutions.
With the discovery of a photograph tweeted and forgotten half a year ago, resident activist Charles Teague hopes to restart an open meeting law complaint period that expired five months ago.
Officials were cheering Monday in reporting a free cash fund of $142 million and what residents reap from it, but one resident was pointing instead at the city’s “moral and civic responsibilities.”
Despite there being a new boss in the executive suite, city employees with stories to tell about racial or sexual discrimination were afraid to testify Tuesday at a Civic Unity Committee meeting, other workers said.