City of Somerville
Massachusetts

Agenda Item
192114
Work Completed
Dec 20, 2011 7:00 PM

II.21 That this Board requests that the Administration update this Board on Walmart's efforts to locate a store in Somerville.

Information

Department:Board of AldermenSponsors:Ward Six Alderman Rebekah L. Gewirtz
Category:ResolutionFunctions:Resolution

Body

That this Board of Aldermen hereby requests that the Administration update this Board on the status of Walmart's efforts to locate a store in Somerville.

 

Meeting History

Oct 27, 2011 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting
RESULT:APPROVED
Dec 14, 2011 7:30 PM  Housing and Community Development Committee Committee Meeting

Alderman Gewirtz expressed concern regarding Walmart's employee history and feels that small businesses would be hurt. Mr. Glavin informed the members that Walmart has not submitted a proposal and that if and when they do, a special permit would be required from the Planning Board.

Alderman Sullivan's motion that the Executive Director of the Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development research studies regarding the impact of Walmart on other communities and report the findings to the Board of Aldermen during the first quarter of 2012, was approved.

RESULT:WORK COMPLETED
Dec 20, 2011 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting
RESULT:WORK COMPLETED