In a memo to Council, the City Manager has outlined new protocols for reserving and using City recreation facilities, addressing many issues that came up during the past year. Council will have to take a look at fee changes proposed, but it's the protocols that are of more interest to me and the clarity that is evolving on issues like alcohol sales.
As a new Parks and Recreation Superintendent and a program manager come on board, the operation of the department should continue to improve.
Some things have already been improved.
It was a busy weekend for city firefighters as they battled an apartment house fire on Winslow Street, with no injuries reported. And today my street got a second pass by the street sweeper, although it looks like the summer-like weather is giving way to seasonal weather for a few days.
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