City of Somerville
Massachusetts

Agenda Item
195373
Placed on File
Oct 23, 2014 7:00 PM

Requesting authorization to borrow $900,000 in a bond, and appropriate the same amount, to implement a comprehensive wayfinding plan.

Information

Department:Treasurer/CollectorSponsors:
Category:Mayor's RequestPurposes:Bond/BAN

Official Text

To the Honorable Board of Aldermen:

 

I hereby request, subject to the approval of your Honorable Board,  an appropriation in the amount of $900,000.00 to implement a comprehensive wayfinding plan to better promote Somerville's economic activity, reduce traffic congestion, and create a better sense of place and visual aesthetic throughout Somerville, and authorization for the City Treasurer, with the approval of the Mayor to borrow $900,000.00 to meet said appropriation.

 

Plan will include design services, fabrication and installation of signage improvements.

 

Thank you for your consideration of this matter.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Joseph A. Curtatone

Mayor

 

 

Meeting History

Aug 22, 2013 7:00 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
RESULT:REFERRED FOR RECOMMENDATION
Oct 3, 2013 6:30 PM  Finance Committee Committee Meeting
RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
Apr 9, 2014 6:00 PM  Finance Committee Committee Meeting

Mr. Boukili spoke about the RFP and said that the city would like to get this done.

RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
Jun 19, 2014 6:30 PM Video Finance Committee Committee of the Whole
RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
Jun 23, 2014 6:30 PM Video Finance Committee Committee of the Whole
RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
Oct 16, 2014 6:00 PM  Finance Committee Committee Meeting
RESULT:PLACED ON FILE
Oct 23, 2014 7:00 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
RESULT:PLACED ON FILE