City of Somerville
Massachusetts

Agenda Item
206188
Kept in Committee
May 7, 2019 6:00 PM

That the Administration update this Board prior to July 12, 2018, on providing public restrooms at public parks, including parks that will be used by programs that would otherwise use Conway Park, including Dickerman Park.

Information

Department:City CouncilSponsors:Ward Three City Councilor Ben Ewen-Campen, Ward Five City Councilor Mark Niedergang, City Councilor At Large Stephanie Hirsch, City Councilor At Large Wilfred N. Mbah, Ward Seven City Councilor Katjana Ballantyne, j and the Entire Board
Category:ResolutionPurposes:Resolution

Official Text

That the Administration update this Board prior to July 12, 2018, regarding the possibility of providing public restrooms at public parks, including in parks that will be used by programs that would otherwise use Conway, including Dickerman.

 

Meeting History

Jun 28, 2018 7:00 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
RESULT:APPROVED
Oct 24, 2018 6:00 PM Video Youth Services Committee Committee Meeting

Ms. Connor told the committee that the pilot program will end in November and then be evaluated. The portable toilets are cleaned twice a week as per the contract. Chairman Hirsch commented that a constituent reported that the portable toilets were full to the brim this past summer. She will ask constituents to provide some feedback on the program. This program may expand after feedback is reviewed.

RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
Apr 8, 2019 6:00 PM Video Youth Services Committee Committee Meeting

Chair Hirsch stated that three port-a-potties were set up. The city is hoping to expand the program for next summer. Councilor Davis stated he has received a lot of emails to get more potties in the parks. The administration was not at tonight’s meeting and this item was kept in committee.

RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
May 7, 2019 6:00 PM Video Youth Services Committee Committee Meeting
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RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE