FRAMINGHAM – With Mayor Yvonne Spicer in a 3-way battle for re-election, her administration unveiled a new communication platform this afternoon, July 19..
Called “Mayor Spicer’s Monday’s Minute, the press release said it was a new short format communication initiative.
The new campaign was launched 3.5 years into the Mayor’s 4-year term
“Many wonderful things are happening in our City, and sometimes they get lost among misinformation,” said Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer. “So every Monday, I will issue ‘Mayor Spicer’s Monday Minute’ to provideCity news and updates in a new, easily digestible format.”
Below is the first edition of Mayor Spicer’s Monday Minute:
- STATE OF CITY FINANCES: The City is in good financial shape. As of July 1, 99.5% of tax revenue has been paid. This is an essential fact because taxes make up more than two-thirds of the revenue needed to run the City.
- AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) ANNIVERSARY: All week, the City will be sharing posts about the ADA on its Facebook to celebrate the organization’s 31st anniversary, which is Monday, July 26. There City’s Facebook page is here.
- MAYOR SPICER’S COFFEE HOUR IS COMING BACK: Join Mayor Spicer Saturday, July 24, 9-10 a.m. at B Sisters Café (680 Worcester Rd Framingham, MA 01702). Bring your comments and questions!
- FRAMINGHAM’S DRINKING WATER AGAIN EXCEEDS BOTH FEDERAL AND STATE QUALITY STANDARDS, ACCORDING TO NEW REPORT: The City’s Department of Public Works is proud to provide you with this year’s Consumer Confidence Report from Massachusetts Water Resources Authority. This report has been compiled to provide you with information regarding your drinking water.
- 64.5% OF FRAMINGHAM’S POPULATION HAS RECEIVED THE COVID-19 VACCINE: According to 2019 U.S. Census numbers, Framingham had a population of 74,416. As of the City’s data report from July 14, 2021, 48,006 of people in the City were vaccinated, which equates to 64.5%. When we get the final 2020 Census numbers, the City will provide an update.