TSM - Joseph Lopes address Council following his election as Council President

The New Bedford City Council has unanimously elected Ward Six Councilor Joseph Lopes as the new Council Presdient for 2014.

In his acceptance speech, Lopes said he was honored to be chosen as president.....

Lopes recognizes the importance of education in the city and hopes the Council can work together with the Superintendent and School Committee moving forward.

He is also planning on more cooperation with Mayor Mitchell by meeting weekly with the Mayor, and inviting other Councilors to join in.