Your Cart is Empty
There was an error with PayPalClick here to try again
Thank you for your business!You should be receiving an order confirmation from Paypal shortly.Exit Shopping Cart
2019 CANDIDATE ANNOUNCEMENT
2019 CANDIDATE ANNOUNCEMENT
My fellow residents,
After careful consideration, and with great excitement, I am announcing my candidacy for a seat on the Medford City Council.
Having lived here my entire life, I have a good understanding of who we are as a city, our strengths, our weaknesses and our potential.
As a graduate of Bentley College, with more than 20 years experience in construction & development, I have a unique perspective of ongoing and current issues facing the city.
I am greatly concerned about:
• zoning that safeguards our neighborhoods and increases our commercial tax base
• shaping our business districts into destinations
• how to address the city’s unpopular parking meters
• preventative maintenance for police, fire and school buildings to assure safety and comfort
• repairing our streets and sidewalks, infrastructure upgrades, and neighborhood walkability
• historical preservation and maintaining our cultural heritage
• improving our green spaces, especially our parks and fields
• maintaining our mature tree canopies to protect our indigenous flora and fauna
In recent years, I have stood at the city council podium supporting efforts to:
• stop the devastating Mystic Ave rezoning proposal
• repair and upgrade the existing library rather than demolish and replace it
• protect our neighborhoods from oversized development such as Locust Street
• keep the Lawrence Memorial Hospital and its emergency room open
• build a new combined headquarters for fire and police
• increase the notification requirements for property owners intending to seek a variance
As I travel throughout our city, I see vacant storefronts and empty sidewalks.... yet I hear the echo of fond memories; Brigham's, Carroll's, DePasquale's, Buttrick's, Lerner's, DeFina's, O'Brien's, Woolworth's, Craddock's, Wards, Lad & Lassies and the Medford Cafe, not to mention the police officer directing traffic at the intersection of the square. Growing up in Medford was a gift; biking through our neighborhoods, skating at Brook's pond and the rink, sledding at Tower park; parading our decorated bikes in, along with the yearly bonfires at, our parks, idle days at Wright's Pond and the Tuft's park pool - what a place to be a kid!
Medford’s past was full of life and opportunity. Because of this, I am forever grateful to have grown up in this city. I love Medford. As a result, I would like to be a member of the Medford City Council to assure that we embrace our history and maintain our character as we move forward to a better tomorrow.
It is my desire to be your voice behind the rail, your advocate in addressing community needs, and your champion for full transparency in city government.
I respectfully ask for, and would be honored to have, one of your seven votes on Election Day.
Jean M Nuzzo