Agenda 80 Percent


Date:
      
  January 31, 2017
Time:        6:30 PM
Location: City Council Chamber, 375 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor, Lowell, MA
 

1.
ROLL CALL
2.
CITY CLERK
2.1.
Minutes of City Council January 24th; Neighborhoods SC for acceptance.
3.
GENERAL PUBLIC HEARINGS
3.1.
PUBLIC HEARING - AMEND CHAPTER 150 ENTITLED FEES
4.
COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER
4.1.
MOTION RESPONSES
(A) Non-binding Referendum Question Regarding November 2017 City Council Election
(B) Roberto Clemente Little League Field Space
(C) Feasibility of a 4-way Stop Sign at the Intersection of Moody and Aiken Streets
(D) Hunts Fall Bridge Street Striping
(E) UTEC Mattress Recycling Facility Relocation
(F) New Marketing Strategy for the Hamilton Canal District
(G) Status Update for the 2 for Lowell Loan Program
(H) Bartlett School Parking Lot Repair
(I) Economic Development Strategy
(J) Hamilton Canal Innovation District
(K) Building Status of 156 Wilder Street
(L) Action Plan Regarding Heating and Air Conditioning in the Public Schools
4.2.
INFORMATIONAL
(M) Comparative Analysis of Parking Bans in Other Communities
(N) Update on 5 Year Plan for Problem Properties
(O) Westminster Village Paid Detail
(P) 2017 Municipal Election Schedule
(Q) FY17 GFOA Distinguished Budget Award
5.
ORDERS FROM THE CITY MANAGER
5.1.
ORDER – DEDICATE INTERSECTION RUMFORD & CRYSTAL STREETS (VICTOR H. COTE MEMORIAL)

 

6.
CONSTABLE BONDS
6.1.
Communication-City Manager request approval for Constable Bond of Ronald E. Bertheim.
7.
REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)
7.1.
Zoning SC January 31, 2017
8.
PETITIONS
8.1.
Misc. - Daniel Carroll request (1) handicap parking sign at 21 Potter Street.
8.2.
Misc. - Marisol Collazo request (1) handicap parking sign front of 220 W. Sixth Street.
9.
CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS
9.1.
C. Belanger-Req. City Mgr. work with emergency services to execute an initiative from the Opiate Task Force to develop a rapid response plan that the First Watch Program detects as an abnormally high amount of overdoses in a concentrated area within the City.
9.2.
C. Belanger-Req. City Mgr. provide detailed report from Inspectional Services as well as the amount of emergency calls regarding the juvenile group home located at 12 Nesmith Street.
9.3.
C. Belanger-Req. City Mgr. have DPD provide a report updating development progress of the Smith Baker Center.
9.4.
C. Belanger-Req. City Mgr. organize an introductory meeting with the new owners of the Franco American property to discuss future vision of the property.
9.5.
C. Leahy - Req. City Mgr. contact Comcast to have them remove all excess cable wiring hanging from poles throughout the City.
9.6.
C. Leary-Req. City Mgr. have the appropriate department remove the graffiti on the front of the Washington School.
9.7.
C. Leary-Req. City Mgr. review the feasibility of installing a crosswalk between 65 and 63 Plain Street and Walgreens Pharmacy.
9.8.
M. Kennedy-Req. City Mgr. provide a report regarding efforts to secure funding for an environmental impact study of the new Rourke Bridge.
9.9.
M. Kennedy-Req. City Mgr. provide an update and report regarding the BID survey being conducted by the DPD.
9.10.
M. Kennedy-Req. City Mgr. provide an update and report regarding the Superintendent's efforts to have the LPD achieve accreditation.
10.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
11.
ADJOURNMENT
Office of the City Clerk - 375 Merrimack Street - Phone: 978.674.4161