Revolving Fund
New Bedford City Councillor Joe Lopes wants to see the City ween itself off the bonding process for property upkeep. Lopes is proposing a revolving fund for the maintenance of City property, that would be included in the City's budget every year...
Plan To Fix Buildings
Ward Six City Councilor Joe Lopes and Chief Financial Officer Ari Sky are working on a plan to take care of the many city owned buildings. The plan is a good one that makes sense fiscally. Lopes and Sky have crafted a proposal to set aside money annually from the general fund to make badly needed repairs to city owned buildings and to provide for preventative maintenance in order to protect the in
Costly Local Roads
Costly Local Roads
A new report released by the transportation research group, TRIP, found that poor road conditions cost Bay State motorists more than $8 billion per year. Here on the South Coast, the report found that motorists spend more than $1,600 per year due to damage caused to their vehicles, time lost waiting in traffic, and the economic costs of serious traffic accidents...