George J. Russell of 30 Dolly Drive, Worcester is a licensed Real Estate broker, and the owner of George Russell Realty. He has served District 3 Councilor since January or 2012.
District 3 includes the south east section of Worcester from College Hill to Hamilton Street. District 3 also includes the neighborhoods of Grafton Hill, Union Hill, Vernon Hill, Oakland Heights, Lake Ave, Edgemere, Quinsig Village and much of the Rt. 146 and Rt. 20 areas.
Councilor Russell, a life-long District resident, is a graduate of St. John’s High School and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Urban Studies from Worcester State University. He is a past President of the Lake Quinsigamond Watershed Association where he received the “Friend of the Lake Award.
He was presented the Thomas Jefferson Award by the Worcester Public Schools for volunteer services. He was presented the Champion of Union Hill award by the Oak Hill CDC.
He also served 8 years on the Worcester Planning Board including 3 years as Planning Board Chairman. Russell helped write the City’s Zoning Ordinance.
He was chosen by Mayor Petty as Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Public Works. He has also been assigned by the Mayor to serve as a Member of the Municipal Operations and Economic Affairs Standing Committees.
Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Public Works
As Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Public Works, he and his committee members consider all matters pertaining to streets, water, sewers, sanitation, recycling, snow removal and the construction of public buildings.