What are the human service needs in the City of Pittsfield? That question is being asked of city residents and YOU can get in on the conversation. So, get your thoughts together and warm up your fingers.

According to a media release from the Office of Pittsfield Mayor Linda Tyer, the City of Pittsfield, through its Human Services Advisory Council is asking the public to comment on the human service needs in Pittsfield.

11 Member Advisory Council Makes Recommendations...

The Human Services Advisory Council is an 11-member advisory committee that provides funding recommendations to the mayor on how the city should allocate its human services funding.

Your opinion matters! What do you think?

One of the considerations that the Human Services Advisory Council uses to make those recommendations is to consider the input of the residents of the City of Pittsfield and others.

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You have the month of January...

Public comments are going to be accepted now through January 31st. Your comments may be submitted in several different ways:

  • You can call 413- 499-9358
  • There is also teletype at 413-499-9340

You can also send your comments via regular U.S. mail to:

Justine Dodds, Department of Community Development, 70 Allen Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201 

For more information, visit the Community Development page on the city’s website, www.cityofpittsfield.org.

You might believe that it doesn't matter what you think about what recommendations should be made and that the city is just going to do whatever it wants to anyway. That is simply not true. So, exercise your right to be heard, and send in your comments.


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