More than 500 sandwiches, 10 gallons of soup and chips are ready for the snowplow drivers, emergency personnel and others involved in the city's effort during the snow storm.
Rapid sandwich making was on the agenda for a small gathering of Attleboro leaders Friday afternoon at the home of Sue Blais, vice chair of the Attleboro Republican City Committee. The sandwiches are for the snowplow drivers, emergency personnel and others involved in the city's effort during the snowstorm. Soup and chips are also being provided. All the food is being provided for free and nobody is paid to prepare it. The food is needed because stores are closed during most of the time while the city is handling issues with the snowstorm, Blais said. Those helping with the sandwich making were Mayor Kevin Dumas, City Councilors Jay DiLisio and Brian Kirby, city administrator Barry LaCasse and Attleboro GOP Chair Howard Bibeault.
Councilor Shannon Heagney wants a committee to review the city's ordinances for possible revision. Council President Frank Cook says he needs to talk to the mayor about that first.
A proposal for a City Council committee to review Attleboro's ordinances and determine if any could be removed because they are out of date or conflict with state laws turned into a 30-minute debate Tuesday night between two councilors. Councilors Shannon Heagney and Jeremy Denlea proposed that a council subcommittee review the municipal laws for possible changes. Usually when a councilor makes a proposal, Council President Frank Cook determines which committee (whether it be an existing one or a new one) should review it in preparation for a possible recommendation to the full council. However, this time he said he wanted to refer the item to the city's administration, which means Mayor Kevin Dumas and Budget and Administration Director …