** AMENDED **

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2018

WOONSOCKET CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

COUNCIL PRESIDENT DANIEL M. GENDRON PRESIDING

6:30 P.M. – HARRIS HALL

169 MAIN STREET, WOONSOCKET, RHODE ISLAND 02895

 

 

SPECIAL MEETING

 

 

  1. ROLL CALL

 

  1. DISCUSSION REGARDING POTENTIAL OFFERS TO PURCHASE AYOTTE FIELD

 

  1. DISCUSSION REGARDING FIFTH AVENUE SCHOOL

 

  1. DISCUSSION REGARDING PARTICIPATION IN OPIOID LAWSUIT

 

  1. VOTE TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

  • 42-46-5 (a) (2) Sessions pertaining to collective bargaining or litigation, or work sessions pertaining to collective bargaining or litigation.

 

  1. Discussion regarding updates on all collective bargaining unions and the City of Woonsocket.

 

  1. ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Posted on September 17, 2018 (Amended - September 19, 2018)

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