Mayor Arrigo Requests Top-To-Bottom Organizational Review of Revere Police Department; Ability to Appoint Chief from Outside Department

My administration is committed to delivering the highest standards of professionalism and accountability in all aspects of city government - especially public safety.

It is clear that we have to transform our Police Department into a modern outfit focused on 21st century community policing.

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COLUMN: Enacting Tax Relief for Seniors

On Monday night, the City Council voted in favor of my proposal to adopt a 10% residential tax exemption for qualifying senior citizens who own and occupy their homes.

Under State Law, this proposal now goes to voters for approval as a ballot question in the regularly scheduled November election. I urge residents to vote in favor of this initiative.

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Mayor Arrigo Urges Revere High School Class of 2017 to Reject Division And “Get Involved” In Commencement Speech

MAYOR ARRIGO’S COMMENCEMENT SPEECH AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY:

To the Class of 2017:

Congratulations. You’ve made it to one of the most significant milestones of your life - high school graduation.

So take a moment to be proud of yourselves for everything you’ve accomplished.

And let’s all take a moment to show our appreciation for your parents, your teachers, and all of your loved ones. Because without their support, today would not be a reality.

Class of 2017: get ready. The challenges you face are only just beginning.

Regardless of your next step, you are heading out into a world that is challenging and complicated.

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FY2018 Budget Proposal Maintains Fiscal Discipline While Making Key Investments

On Monday night, I submitted to the City Council my proposal for the Fiscal Year 2018 budget. In the coming weeks, I look forward to a wide-ranging conversation with the Council.

This year’s budget continues the progress made last year toward putting Revere on sound fiscal footing and making strategic investments in the future of our city.

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By the Numbers: Mayor Arrigo's Strong Track Record of Hiring Qualified Revere Residents

Since taking office in January of 2016, Mayor Brian Arrigo has made it a top priority to ensure there is a transparent, professional hiring process in place for city jobs. Mayor Arrigo is also committed to hiring qualified, talented Revere residents, and putting our residents first. 

Through the first 17 months of Mayor Arrigo's term, he has a stronger track record of hiring Revere residents than either of the previous two Mayoral administrations. 

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Vote “yes” on a senior citizen residential tax exemption

The City Council unanimously voted in support of my proposal to adopt a 10% residential tax exemption for homes owned and occupied by qualifying senior citizens (65+).  The question now goes before the voters in November for ratification.

Here are answers to some frequently asked questions to help you learn more about this ballot question. I encourage all residents to vote yes this November, so we can provide some relief to our most vulnerable residents.

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Mayor Arrigo Speaks at the State House to Advocate For Anti-Gang Programming

Revere Mayor Brian Arrigo spoke at "Community Safety Day on the Hill" on Thursday at the State House, speaking on behalf of the Metropolitan Mayors Coalition to advocate for funding for anti-gang programming. 

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COLUMN: Investing in Revere’s Future

Good governance requires looking beyond the present day and planning for the long-term future of our city. At this week’s City Council meeting, the council approved requests I submitted that represent a significant investment in Revere’s future.

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Mayor Arrigo proposes City of Revere reduce default speed limit to improve public safety

Last year, Governor Charlie Baker approved legislation that allows cities and towns to reduce the default speed limit on non-posted roads to 25 MPH, instead of the current 30 MPH.

Joining a movement involving other neighboring communities, including Boston, Chelsea and Cambridge, Mayor Brian Arrigo submitted a request to the Revere City Council to adopt the lower limit. The motion will be discussed at Monday night’s Council meeting.

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Focusing on the Fundamentals: Data-Driven Infrastructure Repair

Focusing on the Fundamentals
By Mayor Brian Arrigo
March 22, 2017

No matter how many big-picture, long term plans we have for the future of our city, nothing is more important than the day-to-day fundamentals. Basic city services like street and sidewalk repair have a huge impact on our quality of life.

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