City of Somerville

Agenda Item

Requesting an appropriation of $64,000, and authorization to borrow $64,000 in a bond, for Architectural and Engineering Services to replace existing temporary trailer living quarters for the Fire Department at 220 Washington St.


Category:Mayor's RequestPurposes:Bond/BAN


  1. 30181182_1-Appropriation Order (Somerville) Arch. and Eng. Svcs. (Fire Living Quarters) (This file has not yet been converted to a viewable format)

Official Text

To the Honorable Board:


I hereby request, subject to the approval of your Honorable Board, an appropriation in the amount of $64,000, and authorization for the City Treasurer, with the approval of the Mayor to borrow $64,000 for the procurement of Architectural and Engineering Services associated with the design of new firefighter living quarters at the existing Fire Headquarters, 220 Washington St.


The intent of the project is to replace the existing temporary trailer living quarters with a prefabricated modular two story structure, also to be used as living quarters.


To meet said appropriation, the Treasurer will be authorized to borrow $64,000 as provided by M.G.L. Chapter 44, Section 7, Subsection (29).


Thank you for consideration of this matter.


Joseph A. Curtatone


Meeting History

Mar 13, 2014 7:00 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
Mar 24, 2014 6:00 PM  Finance Committee Committee Meeting

Chief Kelleher and Mr. Boukili spoke about the need for this item and said that conversations regarding maintenance were not fruitful. Site exploration for the new facility is planned.

Mar 27, 2014 7:00 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
AYES:John M. Connolly, Mary Jo Rossetti, Dennis M. Sullivan, William A. White Jr., Matthew McLaughlin, Maryann M. Heuston, Robert J. McWatters, Tony Lafuente, Mark Niedergang, Rebekah L. Gewirtz
ABSENT:Katjana Ballantyne