Accomplishments

Since taking office, Brian has:

  • Created 311 and Human Resources Offices
  • Revamped city website and implemented 3 city apps
  • Permitted the first hotel in 20+ years along with several others
  • Introduced new rodent proof standardized trash barrel and pink donation bags
  • Hired 10 new police officers and 9 new firefighters
  • Completed a record amount of sidewalk and street repairs
  • Brought RCN to Revere, giving residents a choice for cable for the first time
  • Implemented the new Senior Tax Exemption Program – giving seniors $500 off taxes
  • Uncovered $2.2 million that was sitting inactive for years
  • Earned the highest bond rating in the City’s history
  • Expanded Water and Sewer senior discount
  • Demolished the eye-sore that was the former Wonderland Greyhound Park
  • Building a new fire station in the Point of Pines
  • Invested in the DPW to bring the department up to modern standards
  • Building a new DPW facility
  • Fought for the approval of a new high school
  • Permitted first new restaurant on Revere Beach in decades
  • Created new community center at Garfield School
  • Fought to get Red Line/Blue Line Connection prioritized
  • Expanded Snow Angels program
  • Repaired City Hall’s roof and clock tower
  • Introduced Toys for Tickets program in Parking Office during holiday season
  • Opened Connect program – giving Revere residents access to job training
  • Oversaw creation of Mobile City Hall
  • Introduced Online Permitting, bringing city services such as bill payments and various permit applications online in a more accessible forum
  • Building new public restrooms and DCR maintenance facility on Revere Beach
  • Cleaned out and fixed the once corrupt Parking Department
  • Water and Sewer rates cut 2 years in a row
  • Revived the Commission on Disabilities
  • New programs and events for all residents including Trunk or Treat, Fall Fest, Big Bounce America and other programming in Recreation, Veterans, SUDI, Elder Affairs and across city government
  • Partnered with Citizens Energy to implement a new low-income community shared solar program that will help 150 households in Revere save money on electricity
  • Parks and Recreation Improvements at the following:
    • Oak Island Park (playground and softball field)
    • Sonny Myers Park (application submitted for grant to renovate playground)
    • Lincoln School (new playground)
    • Gibson Park (playground, baseball field and golf practice area)
    • Costa Park (playground refresh)
    • Dello Russo Stadium (playground behind Paul Revere School)
    • Harmon Park (playground and basketball court)
    • Beachmont School (indoor gym floor and outside basketball courts)
    • Curtis Park (playground and baseball field)
    • Revere High School (indoor gym floor)   
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