Author: Adam Swift

Council approves energy reporting ordinance

The city will now have a mechanism in place to monitor the energy consumption and pollution coming from its largest commercial, industrial, and residential buildings. Monday night, the City Council approved an ordinance establishing building energy reporting and disclosure requirements.…

CPC Recommends Latest Round of Funding

The Community Preservation Committee (CPC) is recommending the City Council approve the use of Community Preservation Act funds for two uses in the latest round of funding. “At its 19 May 2022 meeting, the Community Preservation Committee recommended approval of…

Council Subcommittee Discusses Rule Changes

The City Council’s rules and regulations subcommittee met last week to discuss several proposed rule changes aimed at improving civility and the level of discourse in the council chambers. District 1 Councilor Todd Taylor proposed several additions to rules governing…

Council Approves FY23 Budget

Monday night, the City Council approved a $212 million operating budget for the city that creates 13 new positions in the municipal government. The budget funds city expenditures at $94,108,013 and School Department expenditures at $118,236,617, for a total budget…