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Councilor Gomes pushes for action on New Bedford’s “decaying roads”

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New Bedford City Councilor-at-Large Brian Gomes is pushing for City leadership to come up with a plan of action to address the decaying roads and to hold accountable utility companies and private contractors for their “poor road work.”

The following motion is scheduled for the New Bedford City Council session on Thursday, March 18, 2018:

WRITTEN MOTION, Councillor Gomes, requesting, that the Committee on Appointments and Briefings meet with DPI Commissioner Ponte, a Representative of the Mayor’s Office, and City Solicitor McDermott to discuss the present road conditions in New Bedford and the City’s plan of action to address the decaying roads; and further that the City Solicitor explain to the Committee as to how the City is dealing with the utility companies and private contractor’s poor road work that has been done, such as how these companies are being held accountable for their work; and furthermore that the City notify all utility companies and private contractors of what we expect when they work and repair our City streets.

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