City Council President Joseph Lopes

City Council Approves Public Safety Summit
NEW BEDFORD — The New Bedford City Council voted to approve a written motion to hold a Public Safety Summit that will include all politicians, public officers, and law enforcement involved in the fight against crime in the city. The motion to form the Summit was passed unanimously by City…
City Clerk Vote Set For July 17th Council Meeting
City Council President Joseph Lopes says the Council is still on schedule to select a new City Clerk at its July meeting.
Lopes says the council is reviewing the credentials of 38 candidates in the first round of applications, plus another five candidates deemed "qualified" by the c…
New Bedford City Clerk’s Job Re-Posted
The City of New Bedford is re-posting the job of City Clerk on its website.
City Council President Joseph Lopes was referring to former Councilor Denis Lawrence who was considered a front-runner for the job, but withdrew his application without explanation on Monday...