August 23, 2017


Councilors Present were:

Joseph C. Ferreira - District 1
Robert L. Jubinville - District 2
Marilyn M. Petitto Devaney - District 3
Christopher Ianella - District 4
Eileen R. Duff - District 5
Terrence Kennedy - District 6
Jen Caissie - District 7
Mary Hurley - District 8



Lt. Governor Karen Polito presided.



Opening Prayer, Pledge of Allegiance, Treasury Warrant of 4.3 Billion Dollars.  Approval of Notaries Public and Justices of the Peace.

Certification and swearing in of Cindy Freedman to the 4th Middlesex

Vote on Frederick R. Baron for a position as an Clerk of the District Court 8-0

Vote on Bruce S. Melikian for a position as an Associate Justice of the District Court 8-0

Vote on Edward J. McDonough Jr. for a position as an Associate Justice of the Appeals Court 8-0

Vote on Randy Chapman for a position as an Associate Justice of the District Court, Salem 7-1

Nomination of James P. Harrington to a position as an Associate Justice of the Juvenile Court, Bristol  The hearing was scheduled for September 20th at 10:00 am.

Nomination of Katie Cook Rayburn to a position as an Associate Justice of the District Court.  The hearing was not yet scheduled.


The next meeting is September 6, 2017 at 12:00 pm.

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