New Council, New Rules

Northampton City Council alters Public Comment, takes a stance against anti-Semitism, and more By Jules Marsh On Jan 6th the Northampton City Council held its first meeting of the year. In attendance was newly elected Mayor Gina-Louise Sciarra and four newly elected councilors: Jamila Gore (At-Large), Stanley Moulton (Ward 1), Marissa Elkins (At-Large), Garrick Perry … Continue reading New Council, New Rules

Northampton City Council Passes Farmworker Resolution over Apologies to Ag. Commission

The Council also discussed redistricting, diesel storage, and the Resilience Hub. By Jules Marsh On October 21, the Northampton City Council held its regularly scheduled meeting which included a second vote on a resolution to support the Fairness to Farmworkers Act, a vote to amend a fuel permit, an extensive reading aloud of new redistricting … Continue reading Northampton City Council Passes Farmworker Resolution over Apologies to Ag. Commission

Northampton City Council votes to endorse the Fairness for Farmworkers Act

The Council also reviewed the new redistricting map  By Jules Marsh On Thursday October 7th, the Northampton City Council held its regularly scheduled meeting, most of which was spent listening to public comment in support of the  Fairness to Farm Workers Act and engaging with City Clerk Pamela Powers about the redistricting process required due … Continue reading Northampton City Council votes to endorse the Fairness for Farmworkers Act

Northampton City Council Votes To Stay Remote In Response To Delta Variant

The Council also signaled support for a state housing bill at August’s meeting. By Mike Hanson In their August 19th meeting, following months of hinting at the issue, the Northampton City Council finally voted to continue meeting remotely until at least the beginning of the next session in January in response to the current wave … Continue reading Northampton City Council Votes To Stay Remote In Response To Delta Variant