Agenda 80 Percent


Date:
        March 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 Neighborhoods SC March 6th; City Council Meeting March 6th, For Acceptance.

3.

GENERAL PUBLIC HEARINGS

3.1.

Colonial Gas d/b/a National Grid request license for storage of flammables (19,600 gals. 50/50 water/glycol Cl. IIIB; AST) at 333 School Street.

4.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

4.1.

Motion Responses

A) Street Acceptance List
B) Abandoned Properties
4.2.

Communication-Presentation from Attorney Sandman regarding class action opioid lawsuit

4.3.

Communication - City Manager request Out of State Travel (2) LPD.

5.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

5.1.

Vote-Authorize City Manager Ex. Easement with National Grid 16 Franklin Street

6.

ORDINANCES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

6.1.

Ordinance-Create new position and salary Lowell Community Opioid Outreach Program (Co-op) Supervisor in the HHS Dept

7.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

7.1.

Environment & Flood Issues SC March 13, 2018.

8.

PETITIONS

8.1.

Misc. - Lowell National Historic Park (Laurel Racine, Chief Cultural Resources) - Presentation - Branding Lowell Exhibit.

8.2.

Misc. - Broadway Street Holdings, Inc. request license for storage of flammables (2,000 gals. Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel #2; AST) at 706 Broadway Street.

8.3.

Misc. - Vijoy Abraham on behalf of Shannon Stallworth request installation of (1) handicap parking sign at 33 Read Street.

9.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

9.1.

C. Cirillo - Req. Arts and Culture SC work in conjunction with the cultural commission to promote public art in and around the City.

9.2.

C. Cirillo - Req. City Mgr. provide a report regarding rejuvenation of the Tour de Lowell; report to include information from prior races in the City.

9.3.

C. Cirillo - Req. City Mgr. provide a report regarding spring tree and flower plantings in the City; report to include schedule of plantings, number of plantings and area of plantings.

9.4.

C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. explore feasibility of providing 15 minute parking space at 56 Branch Street.

9.5.

C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. explore feasibility of providing a loading zone parking space located at 32 Branch Street.

9.6.

C. Conway - Req. City Mgr. have proper City officials make a presentation to the Substance Abuse SC relative to steps being taken to combat the opiate epidemic.

9.7.

C. Kennedy - Req. Zoning SC consider amending the current parking regulations for boarding homes and make recommendation to City Council.

9.8.

C. Kennedy - Req. Zoning SC review and consider amendments to the zoning code; specifically for definitions for “boarding houses” and “family” in Art. II and the Table of Uses in Art. I.

9.9.

M. Samaras - Req. City Council set up a joint meeting of the Public Safety SC with the Student Services SC of the School Committee to discuss safety in our schools.

10.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

11.

ADJOURNMENT

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