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FRAMINGHAM m- Mayor Yvonne Spicer’s Community Hour on Tuesday, September 1 will be focused on continuing the conversation, proposed housing moratorium, according to a press release issued this afternoon, August 28.

Mayor Spicer will be joined by District 1 City Councilor Christine Long to continue discussing the proposed housing moratorium in Framingham. Attendees will be able to pose questions/comments during the hour via the chat function.

The City Council, including Long, vote 10-1 to impose a 9-month moratorium.

The Mayor vetoed that Council order on Monday, August 24.

The City Council is expected to take a vote to override the mayor’s veto in September. Eight votes, or 2/3rd the Council is needed to override the veto.

Councilor long posted on Saturday morning, August 29, in a Facebook group – “This conversation will in no way change my vote or mind about the necessity of a short term moratorium. I firmly believe the timing is right on this issue. I have spent endless months and hours since Fall of 2019 thinking about this issue and always come to the same conclusion as a long tine planner. Be assured I am listening to the large majority of voters who asked me to represent them over the last 2 decades and base my decision on facts.”

The public is invited to watcher the community hour on election day at 5 p.m.

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If people cannot attend and have questions, please email with the subject line: September 1 Community Hour.

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Passcode: 510823

Or iPhone one-tap :
    US: +16465588656,,85355594932#,,,,,,0#,,510823#  or +13017158592,,85355594932#,,,,,,0#,,510823#

Or Telephone:
    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
        US: +1 646 558 8656  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 669 900 9128  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799
Webinar ID: 853 5559 4932
Passcode: 510823
    International numbers available:

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The Community Hour will be available on the Framingham Government Channel and live on Access Framingham TV on RCN channel 3, RCN HD channel 1100, Verizon channel 43, and Comcast channel 9.

By editor

Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.