New England News
5:35 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Pittsfield Mayor Will Run For Second Term

Dan Bianchi announced Friday that he has taken out nomination papers to run for a second term as mayor of Pittsfield.

Pittsfield Mayor Dan Bianchi. File Photo.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

In a statement Bianchi said that in his next term he intends to continue building his economic development program for the city. He also said that he plans to continue his work on improving the city’s schools, including strengthening career vocational programs at Taconic High School.

Also on the ballot this November, Pittsfield residents will be asked to vote on a new city charter. The city charter review was put into place by Bianchi and the City Council.

Bianchi, who has been mayor for the past 18 months, said,“there is more to do and over the next two years, my plan for Pittsfield will invite our good citizens to participate. “