During a press conference on Monday, November 17, 2014 Mayor Michael J. McGlynn requested over $2.1 million to help to improve the quality of life in the City of Medford.
The press conference can be viewed on education access TV (Channel 15 Comcast and Channel 45 Verizon) daily at 7am, 10am, 1pm, 4pm, 6pm, and 9pm daily.
The following items were requested.
Mausoleum Study – $30,000 – as burial space is running out at Oak Grove Cemetery
3 Retaining Walls – $250,000 – to fix walls that are in disrepair
Stumps & Sidewalks – $400,000 – to remove stumps & repair sidewalks throughout City
New Bucket Truck – $65,000 – for the Forestry Dept
Basketball Courts – Repair or rebuild at 4 different parks
Tennis Courts – Repair or rebuild at 5 different parks
Upgrade of Fire Alarm System in the City
New Animal Control Van
Historical Matching Grant – $35,000 – to catalog the historical & architecture in older buildings throughout the City
Computer Update at Medford City Hall – $30,000
Bicycle Lanes – $25,000 – to paint bike lanes in various parts of the City
Public Art – $25,000 for Public Art Programs throughout the City in cooperation with the Medford Public Schools
Security Cameras – $10,000 – for security camera at illegial dump sites in Medford, to help catch violators
Plans for Police HQ Renovation – $17,000 to be added to $63,000, for planned renovations at Police Dept HQ
New Police Cruisers – $40,000 – (4) new cruisers
New Plaques at Honor Roll Park – $30,000 – for additional plaques
Purchase of new Bobcat & (2) F250 Trucks with Plows
$250,000 – to put in additional drainage to prevent flooding in various areas of the City