CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING
Thursday, January 19, 2017
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OPENING OF SESSION BY:
CITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT JOSEPH P. LOPES
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1.     CITATION,  Councillors Bousquet and Morad, honoring PAYTON WILDRICK, Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School, in recognition of her being selected to represent Massachusetts in the Presidential Career Technical Education Scholar Awards Competition – Keep Up the Good Work Academically, in Your Career Tech and Sporting Endeavors - Congratulations.
2.     CITATIONS, Councillor Martins, Council President Lopes, Councillors Winterson, Morad and Bousquet, honoring JOE LANGLOIS, President, Fort Taber – Fort Rodman Military Museum and SUZANNE RICHARD, Chief Videographer, New Bedford Cable Network, in recognition of their winning 2nd Place in the “Historical Documentary” Category for an episode of “Heroes Among Us”, featuring a profile of Matthew Goulet, a Sergeant in the United States Marines who served during the Second World War.
3.     CITATION, Councillor Martins, Council President Lopes, Councillors Winterson, Morad and Bousquet, honoring NEW BEDFORD CABLE NETWORK, in recognition of their winning third place in the School/Educational Programming Category for “Homework Helpers” at the Alliance for Community Media Northeast Region Video Festival.
4.     CITATION, Councillor Martins, Council President Lopes, Councillors Winterson, Morad and Bousquet, honoring MARCIA GUY, in recognition of her hosting “Homework Helpers” which won third place in the School/Educational Programming Category at the Alliance for Community Media Northeast Region Video Festival. 
5.     CITATION, Councillor Martins, Council President Lopes, Councillors Winterson, Morad and Bousquet, honoring GEORGE GOODFELLOW, in recognition of his hosting “Homework Helpers” which won third place in the School/Educational Programming Category at the Alliance for Community Media Northeast Region Video Festival.
6.     CITATIONS, Councillor Martins, Council President Lopes, Councillors Winterson, Morad and Bousquet, honoring DAN CABRAL, ANN MARIE LOPES, SUZANNE RICHARD, ETHAN LOPEZ, DANA DEBARROS, KEVIN VIDINHA and STEVEN RICHARD, Videographer, New Bedford Cable Network, in recognition of their coverage of the 2015 New Bedford Half-Marathon and their 2nd Place win in the “Event Coverage-Multiple Cameras” Category at the Alliance for Community Media Northeast Region Video Festival.
7.     CITATIONS, Councillor Martins, Council President Lopes, Councillors Winterson, Morad and Bousquet, honoring JOE CABRAL, CHRIS SANTOS and PETE BRALEY, Commentary, New Bedford Cable Network, in recognition of their coverage of the 2015 New Bedford Half-Marathon which won 2nd Place in the “Event Coverage-Multiple Cameras” Category at the Alliance for Community Media Northeast Region Video Festival. 
8.     CITATIONS,  Councillor Martins, Council President Lopes, Councillors Winterson, Morad and Bousquet, honoring MIKE GIBERTI, JIM DANDENEAU, and ERIC NARCISI, Race Analysis, New Bedford Cable Network, in recognition of their coverage of the 2015 New Bedford Half-Marathon which won 2nd Place in the “Event Coverage-Multiple Cameras” Category at the Alliance for Community Media Northeast Region Video Festival.

9.     RESOLUTION, Councillors Gomes, Rebeiro and Carney, honoring BLACK HISTORY MONTH – FEBRUARY 2017. 

10.     RESOLUTION, Councillor Martins and Council President Lopes, honoring BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE, on the occasion of their 15th Anniversary at the Downtown New Bedford Campus.