Agenda 80 Percent


Date:
       
 March 10, 2020
Time:        6:30 PM
Location: City Council Chamber, 375 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor, Lowell, MA
 

1.

ROLL CALL

2.

MAYOR'S BUSINESS

2.1.

Presentation - Mass Climate Action Network Award.

3.

CITY CLERK

3.1.

Minutes of Zoning SC March 3rd; Economic Downtown Development SC March 3rd; City Council Meeting March 3rd, for acceptance.

4.

UTILITY PUBLIC HEARING

4.1.

National Grid - Request installation of 50 feet of underground electric conduit at Bridge and French Streets.

4.2.

National Grid - Request permission to install 10 feet of underground electric conduit at Prescott and Merrimack Streets (Kearney Square).

5.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

5.1.

Motion Responses

A) Motion Response - TIF Financing Agreements
B) Motion Response - Patriot Care Annual Report
C) Motion Response - Rental and Minimum Maintenance Inspections
D) Motion Response - Prohibit Use of NDAs
E) Motion Response - Mayoral Election Update
5.2.

Petition Responses

F) Petition Response - 15 Min Parking at 77 Mammoth Rd.
5.3.

Communication-Appoint Weston Standish to Conservation Commission

5.4.

Communication-Reappoint Wm. Lovely Jr. and Kevin Dillon to Conservation Commission

5.5.

Communication-Reappoint members to the Sustainability Council

6.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

6.1.

Subcommittee Reports.

1)  Public Safety SC March 10, 2020.
7.

PETITIONS

7.1.

Claims - (2) Property Damage.

7.2.

Misc. - R. Jeff Young (Music Workshop) request permission to install overhanging sign at 181 Market Street.

8.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

8.1.

C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. have the proper department address the speeding on East Merrimack Street from 3 PM to 6:30 PM and set up a patrol to alert drivers of the dangers.

8.2.

C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. put Christian Avenue on the repaving list.

8.3.

C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. investigate feasibility of constructing parking garage in place of fill under rehabilitated Lord Overpass.

8.4.

C. Nuon - Req. City Mgr. instruct Transportation Engineer provide a report on feasibility of establishing “No Parking” zones at certain intersections along Middlesex Street.

8.5.

C. Nuon - Req. City Mgr. investigate working with Middlesex Community College regarding construction of new parking garage on the Davidson Street parking lot in order to free up parking at other City facilities.

8.6.

C. Nuon - Req. City Mgr. provide City Council with a City-wide yard waste pick-up schedule for the Summer months.

8.7.

C. Nuon - Req. City Mgr. provide City Council with an update from the State regarding rehabilitation of the Rourke Bridge.

8.8.

C. Nuon - Req. City Mgr. provide City Council with a City-wide Spring cleaning schedule.

8.9.

C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. have DPD report on the status of expending FY20 earmark from the State to support small business development and second earmark for exterior improvements to small businesses.

8.10.

C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. request new owners of locks and canals clean the floating debris at all gates on the canals throughout the City.

9.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

10.

ADJOURNMENT

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