THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2019

WOONSOCKET CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

CITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT DANIEL M. GENDRON PRESIDING

7:00 P.M. – SECOND FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM

CITY HALL – 169 MAIN STREET

WOONSOCKET, RHODE ISLAND 02895

 

 

SPECIAL MEETING

 

 

  1. ROLL CALL

 

2.                  VOTE TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Executive session pursuant to R.I.G.L. § 42-46-5 (a) (4).  Any investigative proceedings regarding allegations of misconduct, either civil or criminal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For additional information or to request interpreter services, or other special services for the hearing impaired, please contact City Clerk Christina Harmon three days prior to the meeting at (401) 762-6400, or by the Thursday prior to the meeting.

  

Posted on October 18, 2019

The Supreme Court is agreeing to take up a case about voters for the Electoral College. The question is whether electors are required to follow results of a state's popular vote or if they're free to vote as they wish. The president and vice president have never been elected from the popular vote.        Former New York Congressman Chris Collins will spend 26 months in prison. Collins, who admitted to insider trading, was sentenced today. The Buffalo-area Republican resigned after pleading guilty in the corruption scandal in October.        The Democratic National Committee is setting new guidelines for next month's debate in New Hampshire. It could allow more candidates to take the stage. The presidential hopefuls can qualify if they get 225-thousand donations and at least five-percent support in four national polls or surveys.        A key figure in the Clinton impeachment saga is challenging the naming of Ken Starr as a lawyer for President Trump. Monica Lewinsky tweeted a profanity in the middle of "are you..kidding me?" Starr investigated her affair with former President Bill Clinton which prompted his impeachment by the House.        Shares of Boeing are down about six percent after a report of a new problem with its troubled 737 Max planes. Regulators discovered the two flight computers are not communicating with one another during testing last week. Boeing is trading more than 100-dollars less per share than last year.       Hank Azaria is confirming he will no longer be voicing the character Apu on "The Simpsons." The actor says the show has considered having someone of Indian decent replace him. Controversy around the character was prompted by a comedian in the 2017 documentary "The Problem With Apu."