State of the City Address – March 1, 2007 – Mayor Scott W. Lang

Good afternoon honorable citizens of New Bedford; Roy Nascimento, President of the New Bedford Chamber of Commerce, and officers and members of the New Bedford Chamber of Commerce; the New Bedford Economic Development Council; Leo Pimental, President of the City Council, and the members of the City Council, members of our School Committee, members of our Board of Assessors, members of our legislative delegation: Senator Montigny, and Representatives Cabral, Koczera, Quinn, and Canessa, Governor’s Councilor Carol Fiola, District Attorney Sam Sutter, the Select Board and guests, all city employees and all of you listening to this broadcast on the radio from your homes, businesses and automobiles and those who will view this from your homes on New Bedford’s Cable Access channel. Thank you for being with us today.