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How to Petition

An individual may petition the City Council on a wide range of topics including the condition of streets and sidewalks, street lighting, public safety, housing, zoning, taxation, traffic, parking and many others. The deadline for filing a petition is 4:15 p.m. on the Thursday preceding each Tuesday Council meeting.

Online Petition Form

Alternatively, you may continue to use the following PDF form. Include your contact information and send along to the email address, mailing address or fax number on this page.

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Meeting Schedule

Generally, the City Council meets weekly on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber on the third floor of City Hall. During the summer months of July and August, the City Council generally meets three times.

Meeting Schedule

How will I know what is going on? Can I make a comment?

City Council, School Committee and City of Worcester Boards and Commission meetings are generally all open to the public and interested individuals are encouraged to attend. The following guide will help you participate.

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Contact Information

City Clerk
City Hall Room 206
455 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608

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Phone: 508-799-1121
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