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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