December 20, 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 2 Billion Dollars.  Approval of Notaries Public.

Certification and Swearing in of Dean A. Tran to the Worcester and Middlesex Senate seat


Vote on Janine D. River for a position as an Associate Justice of the Probate Court 8-0

Vote on William J. Ritter for a position as an Associate Justice of the Superior Board 8-0

The hearing for Jane E. Mulqueen to a position as an Associate Justice of the Superior Court was rescheduled to January 10th at 1:30 pm

The hearing for Tonomey A. Coleman to a position on the Parole Board was not scheduled for January 10 at 10:00 am.

The hearing for Thomasina Y. Johson to a position as an Associate Justice of the Juvenile Court was scheduled January 24 at 10:00 am.

Nomination of Janice W. Howe to a position as an Associate Justice of the Superior Court. The hearing was scheduled for January 17th at 1:30 pm

Nomination of Susan E. Sullivan to a position as an Associate Justice of the Superior Court. The hearing was scheduled for January 31th at 10:00 am


The next meeting is January 10, 2018 at 12:00 pm.

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