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Lowell City Council Agenda March 31st 2015

LOWELL CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2015 CITY HALL, CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER TIME 6:30 PM MAYOR’S BUSINESS 1. MAYOR’S BUSINESS 1.1. Citation – Recognizing Yu Zhou, owner of Mandarin Asian Bistro, as a new business in the City. … Continue reading

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If 2 Companies are closed per shift – Closing should be listed on Web Site.

This year so far (only a few examples) Two Alarm fire in the 100 block of Foster St in the Highlands Fire reportedly began in the basement and extended to the first and second floors of the dwelling. a three-alarm … Continue reading

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Trying to Understand Chapt 70 Funding – Excess Levy Capacity does NOT hurt City

chapter-70 Explained At last week’s Lowell City Council Meeting, City Manager Murphy stated that because we have that excess Tax Levy it counts against us and comes into play where funding for Schools (Chapt 70) is concerned and that state … Continue reading

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Sunday Notes March 22nd 2015

A Defining Moment for Councilors and the Murphy Administration! aka providing a big election issue At the foundation of my vision for Lowell are three main pillars: public safety, education, and economic development. You will see these pillars appear as … Continue reading

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City will Begin to CLOSE 2 Fire Companies per shift to meet 2015 Budget

In this week’s City Council Packet there is a memo from Data Analysis Rodney Conley that says the Fire Dept budget including the $300,000 in Overtime that the Council transferred in will be out of funds in May if the … Continue reading

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City of Lowell St. Patrick’s Day Dinner – Review

Photo courtesy of the SUN It’s always fun and interesting for me to go to the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast which this year became a Dinner. You get to see people you haven’t seen for a while like Jim … Continue reading

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Sunday Notes March 15th 2015

Lowell High School presents “Beauty and the Beast” Friday, March 27th and Saturday, March 28th at 7:00 pm in the Cyrus W. Irish Auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and can be purchased at the door. … Continue reading

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