Attleboro Municipal Council

Attleboro Municipal Council

Meetings


  • 7 p.m.
  • 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month
  • City Hall
    77 Park Street
    1st Floor
    Attleboro, MA 02703

Members


  • Frank B. Cook, Council President, Ward 3
  • Jeremy Denlea (Steven), Council Vice President, Ward 5
  • Sara Lynn Reynolds, Ward 1
    Committee on City Property and Claims
  • Mark J. Cooper (Louis), Ward 2
    Committee on Personnel and Human Services
  • Kate M. Jackson, Ward 4
    Committee on Public Works
  • Shannon M. Heagney, Ward 6
    Committee on Budget and Appropriations
  • Heather J. Porreca (Edward), At Large
    Committee on Transportation and Traffic
  • James J. DiLisio, At Large
    Committee on Ordinances, Elections 7 Legislative Matters
  • Julie A. Hall, At Large
    Committee On Zoning and Land Use
  • Peter Blais (Beverly), At Large
    Committee on Public Safety and Emergency Management
  • Richard Conti (Martha), At Large
    Committee on Capital Improvements and City Development

Overview


As stated in our City Charter under Article 2, there shall be a municipal council of eleven members which shall exercise the legislative powers of the city. Six of these members, to be known as ward councilmen, shall be nominated and elected by and from the voters of each ward, one ward councilman to be elected from each of the six wards of the city. Five of these members, to be known as councilmen at large, shall be nominated and elected by and from the voters of the entire city.

Eligibility


Any voter shall be eligible to hold the office of councilman. A member of the municipal council shall, notwithstanding his removal from one ward of the city to another, continue to serve and to perform his duties during his term of office. The municipal council shall be the judge of the election and qualifications of its members. The terms of all councilmen shall be two years beginning the first Tuesday following the first Monday in January after their election, and until their successors are qualified.

Mr. Frank B. Cook is the current President of the Municipal Council and Mr. Jeremy Denlea is the Vice-President of the Municipal Council. City Clerk Stephen K. Withers serves as Clerk of the Municipal Council and Ken Owens is the Administrative Assistant to the Municipal Council.


Location


Attleboro City Hall is located at Government Center, 77 Park Street, Attleboro, MA. This building is handicap accessible and visitor parking is located in the rear parking lot. The Attleboro Municipal Council Office is located on the first floor of City Hall, adjacent to the Municipal Council Chambers. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Additional Meeting Information


The Attleboro Municipal Council meets in formal session on the first and third Tuesdays of the month beginning at 7 p.m., with the exception of July and August when we meet only on the third Tuesday. Council subcommittees meet on the second and fourth Tuesday at 7 p.m. Each councilor chairs one committee and serves on two other committees. Cable Channel 98 has a listing of our council meetings. Regular and committee council meetings are televised.