Everett: Public hearing Monday on capital spending plan

The City Council Monday will hold a public hearing on a capital improvement plan submitted by Mayor Carlo DeMaria Jr. The package submitted by DeMaria calls for projects ranging from renovations to the Shute Memorial Library to the installation of residential water meters, and improvements to streets, parks, and municipal buildings. Monday’s meeting, a joint session of the Board of Aldermen and the Common Council, will be held at 6 p.m. in City Hall. Also Monday, the city and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council are inviting residents to the kick-off public meeting of a planning process to create a community vision of Everett’s future. The session will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Edward G. Connolly Center, 90 Chelsea St. For more information, go to or call James Errickson, the city’s director of planning and development, at 617-394-2245. John Laidler