Five Year Fiscal Sustainability Plan for the Attleboro Public Schools

This is the first of its kind initiative in Attleboro, where the School Administration and the City Administration have partnered to create a 5-year financial plan to grow and optimize the educational value for invested funds. The Road Map includes both existing and new revenue and expenditure commitments from my administration. Included are my existing commitments to fund $1m above …

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Water System Upgrade

A major initiative for this term will be the upgrade to the city’s water system. After the droughts that we have seen in the past few years, we will invest $1.7 million in a hookup to the Pawtucket water system that we can leverage in a water emergency. The money will include a pumping station and treatment plant. We will …

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Joint Dispatch

One of our next challenges will be to create joint dispatch services for the fire and police departments. The departments themselves will remain separate and in separate locations, but dispatch, where 911 calls are received and routed, will be combined into a single location. In recent years, we have seen a 5% increase in call volumes year-over-year. The increase is …

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Stabilization fund and Bond Rating

It is tough to get too excited about bond ratings, but a city’s bond rating directly affects the city’s ability borrow money for large-scale projects and the terms of those debt agreements. My team worked to rebuild our stabilization fund which was a key factor in Attleboro’s bond rating being upgraded two times under my administration.┬áIn fact, our fiscal management …

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