Springfield City Council President Sees Productive Legislative Year Ahead | WAMC

Springfield City Council President Sees Productive Legislative Year Ahead

Jan 7, 2020

Springfield City Councilor Adam Gomez, on left, is the council vice president for 2020. City Council President Justin Hurst is serving a second one-year term as the leader of the legislative body.
Credit WAMC

     A 13-member City Council has been sworn into office in the largest city in western Massachusetts.

    The Springfield City Council has three newly-elected members.

    At an organization meeting, Justin Hurst was elected unanimously by his colleagues to a second consecutive one-year term as council president.

    Hurst spoke with WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill about what the City Council accomplished in 2019 and its agenda for this year.