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John Long, City Clerk

City Hall - Aldermanic Chamber
93 Higland Avenue
Somerville, MA 02143

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Board of Aldermen


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The Board of Aldermen is the city’s legislative branch.  Members are elected every two years (on the odd-numbered years).  Four members serve at large. Seven members represent individual wards. The Board passes ordinances on a broad range of issues, from setting zoning laws to creating boards and commissions. It also has the power to approve or disapprove the Mayor's budget appropriations. 

To submit items to the Board by email to the City Clerk, click here.
To directly submit items to the Board by email, click here.