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Supt. Franco saved School Committee from embarrassing itself

Supt. Jean Franco knew that there was no way that this School Committee would approve this motion tonight. Steve Gendron: Request the School Committee extend the contract of Jean Franco by one year through June of 2016. At best, they … Continue reading

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Tonight’s City Council motions 11/18/2014

Here is the list of motions by the City Councilors on tonight’s Agenda CITY COUNCIL – MOTIONS 12.1. C. Martin – Req. City Mgr. have the police department report on the protocols for cruisers responding to calls without sirens and … Continue reading

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Proposed changes to Personnel Ordinances – Places Caps, reduces sick days, gives Manager some authority(?)

Lost in this weeks City Council Packet is some changes to the current Personnel Ordinance. Which reads: Unless otherwise stated, all full-time positions not covered by collective bargaining, including department heads, confidential employees and other non-union personnel, shall be covered … Continue reading

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Sunday Notes November 16 2014

In this week’s Council Packet we find out from the Auditor that the City Council missed taking a vote by July 15 to cover the cost of the over-run to the snow and Ice removal for 2014. The Auditor interestingly … Continue reading

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The King and his Court? Conway for Council, Rodney for 2nd term?

It is not a surprise that Dave Conway announced he is running for City Council or that Rodney Elliott has already had a fundraiser for his next campaign. I’m thinking that Rodney is setting himself up for a 2nd Term … Continue reading

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PRACTICES WHAT YOU PREACH!

If you read the Open Meeting Law it states pretty clearly a couple of things. 1) How specific must the listing of topics be in the meeting notice? The listing of topics must contain enough specificity to give the public … Continue reading

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