Town Council Requests Better Public Transportation Services, Town Manager’s Salary Raised Town Hall – On June 12, The Town Council met to discuss multiple agenda items. President Mark Sideris recognized Assistant Town Manager Steve Magoon to review a letter sent to the MBTA. The council reached out to the MBTA regarding the Better Bus Project. […]
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Town Council Approves Budget, Creates Committee on Public Buildings Town Hall – At the June 5 Town Council meeting, councilors announced the creation of a new joint committee between the school facilities department and the town government. This department will be called the Department of Public Buildings. Check Out the Video! Produced by Steve Accardi, […]
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Fire Department and School Department Discuss Changes Under This Year’s Budget Town Hall- The Town Council met as a Committee of the Whole for the final time on Tuesday, May 22 so the Fire Department and School Department could present their budget plans for the fiscal year. Check Out the Video! Produced by Ashley Hardy, […]
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Town Council Votes to Not Prohibit Self-Storage Units in Watertown Town Hall – The Town Council concluded discussions and voted on whether or not to prohibit self-storage units in Watertown at its May 22 meeting. Check Out the Video! Produced by Ashley Hardy, Production Coordinator May 24, 2018 Back to Watertown Weekly News Page
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Updates on Police Department’s Immigration Policy, Common Street Rotary, and More from Recent Budget Hearings Town Hall – Each year around this time, the Town Council holds special budget hearings with the heads of all the town departments. During these hearings, each department makes a presentation about its accomplishments from the past year as well […]
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Town Council Appoints New Planning Board Member, Discusses New Parking Management System Town Hall – At the May 8 Town Council meeting, Councilors appointed architect Jason Cohen to the Watertown Planning Board. Later in the meeting, there was a discussion about implementing a new parking management system in town. Check Out the Video! Produced by […]
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Multiple Town Positions Being Added Under 2019 Budget Town Hall – At a Special Town Council meeting held on May 1, Town Manager Michael Driscoll officially submitted the 2019 fiscal year budget. The budget will include adding an additional police officer and firefighter. The majority of the budget presentation focused on the costs of school […]
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Town Councillors Approve Funding to Renovate a Watertown Fire Station Town Hall – At the April 10 Town Council meeting, Councilors approved funds to renovate the North Fire Station in Watertown. Check Out the Video! Produced by Sam Dudley, Production Coordinator April 12, 2018 Back to Watertown Weekly News Page
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Retired Town Councilor Appointed to Fill Seat Being Vacated by Departing Councilor Michael Dattoli Town Hall – At the last Town Council meeting, Councilor Michael Dattoli announced that he will be leaving Watertown and will be vacating his seat on the Council. Following his announcement, the Town Council was left with two options to fill […]
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Town Council Discusses Moratorium on Recreational Marijuana Facilities, Town Councilor Announces Resignation Town Hall – At the Feb. 27 Town Council meeting, town officials had a discussion about implementing a moratorium recreational marijuana facilities being built in Watertown until such time that more regulations are created for these facilities. Later in the meeting, second-term Town […]
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