Data Download with Mayor Curtatone

Taking a closer look at notable city data – and interesting numbers.

159 Standards – For police departments, achieving certification from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission is no simple task. A department must meet 159 law enforcement professional standards to receive this coveted recognition. The SPD received certification on May 3, which is an accomplishment for which we should all be proud.

15 Weekends – This season, the Somerville Mobile Farmer’s Market truck will be traveling around the city selling fresh, local produce on 15 weekends starting July 14.

1 Committee Member – The Somerville Community Preservation Committee is looking to fill one upcoming position, and if you care about green space, housing, and history, this may be the right opportunity for you.

24 Workgroup Members – Recently, the U.S. Department of Energy invited just 24 representatives from across the country to help fine tune their new Better Building Residential Network Toolkit: Community-Based Social Marketing. I’m proud to report that a representative from the City of Somerville’s Office of Planning and Community Development Housing Division was among the 24 participants.

Read the whole column in the Somerville Times.