City of Somerville
Massachusetts

Agenda Item
191674
Work Completed
Mar 8, 2012 7:00 PM

II.7 That the City Clerk request that representatives of NStar Gas and Electric appear before this Board’s Committee on Public Works and Public Utilities regarding the recent power outage in Magoun Square (June 14-15), ongoing repairs in West Somerville, and ongoing repairs and improvements citywide.

Information

Department:Board of AldermenSponsors:Alderman At Large John M. Connolly, Ward Five Alderman Sean T. O’Donovan, Ward Seven Alderman Robert C. Trane
Category:OrderFunctions:Order

Body

That the City Clerk send a communication to NSTAR Gas and Electric, requesting that representatives appear before this Board’s Committee on Public Works and Public Utilities to respond to concerns regarding the recent power outage in Magoun Square (June 14-15, 2011), ongoing repair issues in West Somerville and ongoing city-wide service repairs and improvements.

 

Meeting History

Jun 23, 2011 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting

Ald. Roche recused.

RESULT:APPROVED
Dec 20, 2011 5:30 PM  Public Utilities and Public Works Committee Committee Meeting

Chairman O'Donovan stated that not all of the businesses affected by this planned outage were notified by NSTAR. Ms. Walsh told the members that NSTAR will follow up with a response to this item.

RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
Jan 24, 2012 6:00 PM  Public Utilities and Public Works Committee Committee Meeting

Commissioner Koty stated that something happened in Magoun Square and that there is a problem that still needs to be fixed. He provided the boundaries of the area experiencing the problem to Mr. Masci, of NSTAR, earlier in the day. Mr. Reed will look into this situation.

RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
Feb 29, 2012 7:00 PM  Public Utilities and Public Works Committee Committee Meeting

Mr. Koty the recent meeting with NSTAR and stated that Mr. Masci gave assurances that NSTAR is committed to working with the city on the upgrades. Mr. Masci told the members that the problems leading to the January 12th power outage in Magoun Square have been dealt with and customers have been notified.

RESULT:WORK COMPLETED
Mar 8, 2012 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting
RESULT:WORK COMPLETED