During Tuesday night's city council meeting, members discussed agenda items including economic development initiatives, the Forbes Street Solar Project and upcoming negotiations with East Providence union representatives.
Multiple members of social service non-profits asks councilors to support Community Development Block Grants (CDBG). Presently, a draft budget is up for review; many of the non-profits will not receive the same amounts they received in prior years.
Members also unanimously agreed to send legislation to the State House that will make East Providence part of the East Bay Energy Consortium. According to Planning Director Jeanne Boyle, a potential site to install wind turnines has been located in a Tiverton industrial space.
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