MEDFORD — Today, fellow municipal leaders Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller, Amesbury Mayor Kassandra Gove, and Melrose Mayor Paul Brodeur endorsed Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn in her bid to continue serving the city of Medford.
“I am proud to have the support of such incredible colleagues serving other cities across the Commonwealth,” said Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn. “It has been tremendous to have opportunities to partner with other mayors on shared goals and best practices and I look to continue that collaboration in service of the City of Medford.”
“Mayor Lungo-Koehn is a proven leader, serving on the frontline to help the residents and businesses in the City she loves,” said Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller. “We need continued thoughtful, seasoned leadership at the city level across our Commonwealth to provide the highest quality of life for residents and that is why I am proud to support Mayor Lungo-Koehn for another term.”
“Mayors are on the frontlines tackling the tough issues facing the Commonwealth. Having gotten to know Mayor Lungo-Koehn, I know she is passionate about her City and works hard to deliver every single day for her residents,” said Amesbury Mayor Kassandra Gove. “I believe Medford would continue to be well-served under her steadfast leadership.”
“Many of the problems facing our communities, from housing and transportation to public health and economic opportunity, require strong regional leadership and collaboration,” said Melrose Mayor Paul Brodeur. “Having served with Mayor Lungo-Koehn, I know firsthand how she acts as a partner and engages fellow mayors to tackle these critical issues and I am proud to support her reelection.”
In the last few weeks, Mayor Lungo-Koehn has also received endorsements from Governor Maura Healey, Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll, and School Committee Member Mea Mustone.
Mayor Lungo-Koehn is a lifelong Medford resident and was sworn into Office as the 32nd Mayor of Medford, on January 5th, 2020. During her tenure, Mayor Lungo-Koehn prioritized transparency, accountability, and working hard to ensure that the people of Medford got real results. She has tackled tough issues from navigating the COVID-19 pandemic to keep residents and city employees safe and healthy while we worked to reopen to developing Medford’s first comprehensive multi-year Capital Improvement Plan and launching a community-driven Comprehensive Plan process to create a 30 year vision for our future. Additionally, during her tenure, Medford finalized a Housing Production Plan and proposed an affordable housing trust so residents can afford to stay in Medford, put plans in motion to redevelop three municipal lots to revitalize Medford Square, funded critical city projects, including the removal of more than half of the 500 tree stumps from our sidewalks and repair work for over 94 streets this year, and reworked the City’s budget process, receiving the City’s first Distinguished Budget Award in the process.
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