City of Somerville
Massachusetts

Agenda Item
192550
Work Completed
Nov 8, 2018 7:00 PM

That this Board’s Committee on Senior Services and the city's Communications Dept. caution residents, especially senior citizens, to beware of ads sent to them by private vendors about water line insurance, and that the Law Dept. determine the legitimacy of these offers.

Information

Department:City CouncilSponsors:Ward Five Alderman Sean T. O’Donovan, Ward Six Alderman Rebekah L. Gewirtz
Category:OrderPurposes:Order

Official Text

That this Board’s Committee on Senior Services and the city's Communications Dept. Take measures to caution the residents of Somerville, especially senior citizens, to thoroughly read and understand any information sent to them by private vendors regarding water line insurance, so as not to confuse such mailings as being from the City of Somerville; AND BE IT FURTHER ORDERED That the City Solicitor coordinate with the State's Attorney General, Insurance Commission, and Better Business Bureau to insure the legitimacy of these offers, and to secure refunds for residents if they are not legitimate.

 

Meeting History

Feb 9, 2012 7:00 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
RESULT:APPROVED
May 29, 2013 7:30 PM  Public Utilities and Public Works Committee Committee of the Whole
RESULT:WORK COMPLETED
Jun 13, 2013 7:00 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
RESULT:WORK COMPLETED
Jun 1, 2015 5:30 PM  Senior Services Committee Committee Meeting
RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
Oct 25, 2018 6:00 PM Video Senior Services Committee Committee Meeting
draft Draft

This item was submitted on 2-9-12 and was also referred to PUPW, where it was marked ‘Work Complete’ on 5/29/13.

RESULT:WORK COMPLETED
Nov 8, 2018 7:00 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
RESULT:WORK COMPLETED