City Council Preview: ARPA, Facial Recognition And SROs

Original article posted on This Week in Worcester

The Worcester City Council meets on Tuesday, December 14, with a full agenda and three items certainly of significance to Worcester residence.

City Manager Ed Augustus’ updated budget recommendations for $146 million in American Rescue Plan Act [ARPA] funding
The School Safety Task Force recommendations plan for the removal of School Resource Officers from Worcester Public Schools
Worcester banning facial recognition technology and the plan to provide oversight for the use of surveillance technology by the City.

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