School Committee

New Bedford Public Schools
School Committee Members

Mayor Jonathan F. Mitchell, Chairperson, Ex-officio (2024)
c/o New Bedford City Hall, Mayor's Office
133 William Street 02740
Office: 508-979-1410

Ms. Colleen Dawicki, Vice Chairperson (2022)
31 Grove Street 02740
Home: 508-733-0085

Mr. Christopher A. Cotter (2024)
64 Holden Street 02745

Mr. Joaquim "Jack" Livramento (2024)
384 Purchase Street 02740
Home: 508-996-0723

Mr. Bruce J. Oliveira (2024)
119 Plymouth Street 02740
Home: 508-994-4587

Ms. Melissa Costa (2026)
1485 Old Plainville Road 02747

Mr. Ross M. Grace (2026)
27 Sherman Street 02740
Home: 508-245-8043

Finance/Facilities Sub-Committee Meeting
1/4/2022 5:30 PM

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Meeting ID: 858 1655 5934
Passcode: 020148


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To participate in Public Comment for the Public Hearing on the NBPS FY2022 Budget, please email your name, home address, email address and your prepared comment to

Public Comments are limited to three minutes and only preregistered comments with complete participant information will be allowed to participate. Registrations must be completed by 5:00 PM on Monday, May 10, the day of the Public Hearing. Once registered, you will receive the Zoom meeting link 15 minutes before the meeting.

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