19 votes later…

After another marathon session last night the City Council lifted most of the restrictions. Thanks to supporters on both sides of the issue for voicing their concerns.

Excerpt from the Attleboro-Seekonk Patch

In a major case of “what a difference a week makes,” the City Council on Tuesday voted to lift most of the restrictions it had placed last week on the Attleboro Farmers Market. In response to the decision, market organizers backed off their earlier statement that the weekly event might not take place this year in Attleboro.

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Excerpt from The Sun Chronicle

Last week councilors took three hours and 15 votes to ban market parking, and order the market to hire a police officer for public safety every Saturday it is open. On Tuesday night, both requirements were rescinded on reconsideration votes sought by Councilor Jonathan Weydt.

Councilors voted to allow “mixed-use parking at the discretion of the police chief,” who also will decide if the market must hire a police officer to help people cross busy North Main Street.

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Special City Council Meeting

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT, CLICK ON IMAGE ABOVE TO DOWNLOAD a PDF sign that you can print, trim and bring with you to the City Council Meeting.

Show your support, come to City Hall this Tuesday, April 10!

Please come to City Hall and support the Attleboro Farmers Market, 7 p.m. this Tuesday night. This is not a public hearing. We would like a show of support at the meeting. Bring your own “Voice-Balloon” sign, just right-click on the image to the right and download the PDF file. Print it, trim it and bring to the meeting.

If you cannot attend please call your City Councilor and support the Attleboro Farmers Market, Inc. and watch the Council meeting on Attleboro Local TV Channel 98.

Leave a message on the City Council Phone 508-223-2222 ext. 3181 or call a council member (listing from the City’s website)   Continue reading “Special City Council Meeting”