Agenda 80 Percent


Date:
        February 13, 2018
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 Meeting February 6th, For Acceptance.

2.2.

Vote-Cancel Council Meetings of February 20 and April 17, 2018

3.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

3.1.

Order-Abandon Portion Of Newell Street.

4.

GENERAL PUBLIC HEARINGS

4.1.

Ordinance-Amend C. 56 Personnel Ordinance

5.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

5.1.

Motion Responses

A) City of Lowell Marketing Campaign
B) Tax Impact
C) Status of Capital Projects
D) Municipal Health Insurance
E) MSBA February 2, 2018 Meeting Summary
5.2.

Communication - City Manager request Out of State Travel (1) Career Center; (2) LPD.

6.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

6.1.

Vote-Auth CM request minor plan change to Ayer City Industrial Revit. Plan from DHCD

6.2.

Vote-Transfer 150,000 to fund restoration services at Pollard Memorial Library

7.

ORDERS FROM THE CITY MANAGER

7.1.

Confirmatory Order of Taking (Ayer's Plan)

8.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

8.1.

Parks & Recreation SC February 13, 2018.

9.

PETITIONS

9.1.

Claims - (1) Property Damage.

9.2.

Misc. - Sang Jin Lee (United Dental) request permission to install overhanging sign at 131 Merrimack Street.

10.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

10.1.

C. Elliott - Req. City Council discuss joining other municipalities in a class action suit against manufactures of opioids.

10.2.

C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. contact Department of Mental Health and State House Delegation regarding closing of the Mental Health Center in Lowell.

10.3.

C. Nuon - Req. City Mgr. provide a report to City Council regarding emergency management plans (i.e. flooding, natural disasters, etc..) for the City.

10.4.

C. Cirillo - Req. City Mgr. provide a report updating the Council regarding installation of “Meters for Homeless” Program; report to include costs for installation, number of meters installed, and organizations to whom collected funds will be distributed.

10.5.

C. Cirillo - Req. City Mgr. provide an updated presentation to the Economic Development SC of the plans for the Hamilton Canal Innovation District; said presentation to include garage plans, first floor commercial space in garages, lighting of the Swamp Locks, and infrastructure and transportation plans as they relate to Lord Overpass traffic improvements.

10.6.

C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. provide an update regarding Plain/Tanner Street corridor re-development plans including the effect it will have on 168 Plain Street (Lowell Car Wash).

10.7.

C. Mercier/M. Samaras - Req. City Mgr. review possibility or re-establishing the position of downtown coordinator.

11.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

12.

ADJOURNMENT

Office of the City Clerk - 375 Merrimack Street - Phone: 978.674.4161