Springfield City Council President Michael Fenton says the council should take its time reviewing such extensive changes.
Springfield City Council president Michael Fenton says he was caught off guard by the announcement on Tuesday that MGM plans to scrap a 25-story hotel tower.
An appeal of a Massachusetts Land Court decision to allow the construction of a wood-burning biomass plant in Springfield…will go forward. But that appeal will happen without the city’s money.
After receiving a federal subpoena, Springfield’s attorney says the city is reviewing its contracts with an Agawam-based construction company.
Michael Fenton, the council president, says the meeting will include the first two of three votes needed to reinstate a board with hiring and firing authority that is currently held by the police commissioner.
A spokesperson for Sarno is declining to give details, but confirms the mayor interviewed three of the city’s deputy chiefs last week. He says Sarno will appoint a new commissioner in the near future.
The Springfield City Council is gearing up for another effort to revive citizen-led commissions overseeing the promotion and discipline of police officers and fire fighters. […]
A committee of the Springfield City Council is once again taking up a proposal Monday to raise the Mayor’s salary from $95,000 to $130,000.