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Councilmember Jim Hodges bid farewell to the Lowell City Council at his last meeting on Monday Nov. 6.
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Loyal citizen Jim Hodges.
Following is an excerpt taken with permission from Lowell’s First Look on Nov. 6
“Tonight marks the end of an era. After 23 years of service, Jim Hodges will attend his very last meeting as a Lowell City Council member.
Hodges’s retirement means the city not only loses a trusted public servant but also will see the bulk its institutional memory disappear. That means the departure of Hodges will leave a significant gap when it comes to understanding the history of city policies and evolution of various initiatives.
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