Tag Archive for Public Hearing

School Committee Budget Hearing Video 8-11-11

What if they held a meeting for public input on the School Committee budget and nobody came? Well, there was a public hearing on the budget last night, and a few people did go. And last year, a few people did as well.  LynnHappens as a rule doesn’t take sides in political issues, but it…

Congressional Redistricting Hearing Video from 6-20-11

A large enough crowd turned out at City Hall yesterday to cause the hearing to be moved from the Council Chambers to the Lynn Memorial Auditorium. Every speaker and every submitted piece of testimony was adamant in keeping the 6th congressional district intact. It would be difficult to search through the hours of video in…

Veterans and their Families Can Testify at Public Hearing June 7

  Senator Tom McGee and Representative James Vallee, Chairmen of the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs have announced a public hearing in Lynn on issues related to veterans and their families.   The Hearing will take place on Tuesday, June 7th at 1:30pm in the City Council Chamber of Lynn City Hall.…

Fortucci Hearing Part 3, The Conclusion

The following clips make up the final night of hearings on whether Richard Fortucci should remain CFO or have responsibilities reduced to Treasurer. In the end, the vote was 11-0 in his favor, but knowing the ending won’t spoil the testimony. Separated clips were not joined in order to speed up the process of posting…

Council Meeting and Fortucci Hearing, Part 2

The first clip is of the regular City Council Agenda for February 15th, 2011. Following that, is the second night of the Fortucci hearing, continued from February 8th. It’s divided into separate clips, but there in its entirety. Part three of the hearing will take place tonight, February 16th, 7pm, in the Council Chambers.

City Council Fortucci Hearing 2-8-11

The following clips are of the Special City Council Hearing on CFO Richard Fortucci held on February 8th, 2011. Not making it through the entire list of charges/complaints, the hearing is scheduled to continue as a portion of the regular City Council agenda for Tuesday, February 15th, 2011. The camera recording quality was adjusted lower…

Fortucci Hearing Will Continue Next Council Meeting

The video from last night’s Special City Council Hearing on CFO Richard Fortucci will post sometime tonight. The delay is due to its length, four and three quarter hours, and the extended time needed to process and upload that much video. From 7pm until approximately 11:40pm, only six of the charges were heard. There are…

Letter to the Editor

School Committee Budget has its 15 Minutes Sent by Jesse Jaeger – originally posted on Lynn-side Edition Tuesday August 31st the Lynn School Committee held its annual budget hearing. They took just 15 minutes. I almost missed it because I was running late from work. Three people spoke including me. A 15 minute school budget…

School Committee Budget Hearing and Meeting 8-31-10

There are two videos here. The first is the public hearing on the budget, and the second is a regular School Committee meeting that includes budget discussion and a five to two vote of approval. The lecture hall at the Breed Middle School had a buzz, probably from lighting ballasts, that can not be removed…

City Council Department Budget Hearings 6-15–10

The following two and a half hour video contains budget hearings for City Departments for the fiscal year 2011. To make viewing easier, a rundown is provided. Allow the video to buffer (load…) and click ahead to the time of the hearing you wish to view. Introduction with remarks from Council President Tim Phelan and…