Agenda 80 Percent


Date:
        February 14, 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 February 7th, for acceptance.
3.
COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER
3.1.
MOTION RESPONSES
(A) Adoption of a Trust Ordinance
(B) Opiate Task Force Rapid Response Plan
(C) Washington School Graffiti
(D) Turnout Gear
(E) Beacon St Water Tower
3.2.
INFORMATIONAL
(F) National League of Cities Grant Alerts
(G) NIBRS, Firearm and Gang Reports
3.3.
Communication-Accept Resignation of Brian Toner from Conservation Commission
3.4.
Communication-Accept Resignation of Stephen Hattan Lowell Sustainability Council
3.5.
Communication - City Manager request Out of State Travel (1) Career Center; (2) LPD; (1) DPD.
4.
VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER
4.1.
VOTE
(A) Vote-Accept Gift $1000 Estate of Ellen F. Cote Lowell Senior Center
(B) Vote-Rename Hamilton Canal to Hamilton Canal Innovation District
(C) Vote-Transfer $492,236 Charter School Reimbursement
(D) Vote-Transfer $841,149 LHS Project Debt Service

5.
ORDERS FROM THE CITY MANAGER
5.1.
Order - 60 Day Trial (Various)
6.
ORDINANCES FROM THE CITY MANAGER
6.1.
ORDINANCE
(A) Ordinance-Amend Ch. 9 Boards Comm by adding new Art XII Diversity Council
(B) Ordinance-Amend Ch. 290 Zoning entitle Special Permits s.11.3.1 and Art XII Table of Uses
(C) Ordinance-Amend Ch. 290 Zoning entitled Unregistered Vehicles, amend sec. 4.3.5.2
7.
REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)
7.1.
Economic Development SC February 14, 2017.
8.
CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS
8.1.
C. Leahy - Req. City Mgr. work with proper department to revisit the recycling plan for downtown residents.
8.2.
C. Samaras/C. Leary - Req. City Mgr. have DPD provide a report regarding the economic potential for the Lowell High School site in the event that the school was to be moved.
8.3.
C. Samaras - Req. City Mgr. investigate the possibility of filing a discrimination suit against FIOS/Verizon.
8.4.
C. Samaras - Req. City Mgr. inform the City Council on steps that will be taken to replace Winn Co. as the developer of the Hamilton Canal Innovation District.
8.5.
C. Rourke - Req. City Council approve the naming of the wiffle ball field at Mulligan Park in honor of Calvin Riley.
8.6.
C. Belanger - Req. City Mgr. provide status on the former Luz building abutting the Butler School on Gorham Street.
8.7.
C. Belanger - Req. City Mgr. perform an annual State of the City address.
8.8.
C. Belanger - Req. City Mgr. have DPD research the impact of property values located near the high school as a result of any renovations of the high school.
9.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
10.
ADJOURNMENT
Office of the City Clerk - 375 Merrimack Street - Phone: 978.674.4161