City of Framingham Release Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report

FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham announced today, September 23, the Fiscal Year 2019 annual report is available.

Fiscal year 2019 ended on June 30, 2019.

The report is 152 pages.

“As a City, we continue to evolve, and with that comes some growing pains. I’m proud of our progress and excited about our future. I remain focused on the five pillars I committed to Framingham when I was elected: (1) Smooth transition to a city form of government; (2) Excellence in education and schools; (3) Invigorating our economy; (4) Investing in our people; and (5) Preservation of assets, resources, and quality of life. Our efforts have been aligned to one or more of these pillars. I’m always thrilled to see Framingham by the numbers which this report illustrates beautifully, wrote Mayor Yvonne Spicer.

Below are a few of the key statistics and accomplishments from Fiscal Year 2019 (FY’19), tracked by the talented professionals who help make our City run every day, she wrote in the report.

• The City hired its first Sustainability Coordinator.

• Several new businesses opened their doors in Framingham in FY’19.

• The City Clerk’s Office recorded 586 marriages; 1,527 births; and 800 deaths in Framingham this last fiscal year.

• People borrowed more than 500,000 items from the shelves of the library and downloaded 83,440 digital items.

• The Framingham Planning & Community Development Division led the charge in securing a future park at 150 Irving Street through innovative crowdfunding and a matching grant.

• Framingham’s Health Department conducted almost 3,000 initial and follow-up inspections.

• The Sanitation Department collected 5,400 tons of curbside recyclables.

• Framingham Public Schools led a district-wide curriculum review for several content areas, resulting in an up-to-date scope and sequence aligned with state frameworks.

• 22,185 people of all ages registered in one or more of the programs offered by the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Division.

• The Framingham Fire Department responded to a total of 16,116 incidents in FY’19, of which 11,960 were calls for emergency service.

“While our transition continues, life in Framingham progresses. I personally want to thank our dedicated staff who bring their best to our community every day. I also work to move the needle for Framingham daily! This is my commitment as your Mayor. I won’t back down from the mission. Framingham is worth it, and so are its residents. It is my pleasure to present to you the FY’19 Annual Report,” wrote Mayor Spicer.

To review the report visit https://www.framinghamma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/35818/FY19-Annual-Report-Final

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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