Agenda 80 Percent


Date:
        March 28, 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 Parks & Recreation SC March 21st; City Council March 21st, for acceptance.

3.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

3.1.

Motion Responses

(A) Stone Building on the Corner of Rock and Mt. Vernon St.
(B) Special Event Permit Approval Process
(C) Naming Rights of City Owned Parcels
(D) Business Improvement District in the Downtown Area
(E) Debt Exclusion Process Relating to the LHS Project
3.2.

Communication-Article 97 Cawley Stadium

3.3.

Communication-Accept resignation of James A. Peters-Zoning Board of Appeals

3.4.

Communication-Appoint James A. Peters, Jonathan M. Geer and Andrew W.J. Kollar to Sustainability Council

3.5.

Communication - City Manager request Out of State Travel (3) LPD.

4.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

4.1.

Vote-Special Legislation relative to Article 97

4.2.

Vote - Endorse MSBA Preliminary Design Program Capital Budget Statement

5.

ORDERS FROM THE CITY MANAGER

5.1.

Order-60 day trial (various)

6.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

7.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

7.1.

C. Milinazzo - Req. City Mgr. provide a report to the City Council regarding trash fines collected over the last 12 months per the City ordinance.

7.2.

C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. provide a list of vacancies on Boards and Commissions.

7.3.

C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. provide a report regarding “change for change” initiative relative to panhandling.

7.4.

C. Elliott/C. Leahy - Req. City Council vote to lift parking restrictions in downtown on weekends.

7.5.

C. Samaras/C. Leahy/C. Leary - Req. City Mgr. have proper department repair potholes on June Street, in addition provide time line for repaving of June Street going towards Robinson School.

7.6.

C. Leary - Req. City Mgr. provide City Council with the 2017/2018 budget presentation timeline.

7.7.

C. Leary - Req. City Mgr. review the use of cameras at City park locations.

7.8.

C. Belanger - Req. City Mgr. update City Council regarding City’s financial outlook after approval of bonding for the Lowell High School project.

7.9.

M. Kennedy - Req. City Mgr. have the proper department install a street light in the vicinity of 5 W Tenth Street.

7.10.

M. Kennedy - Req. City Mgr. consider providing municipal funding for the Jack Kerouac Festival in October.

7.11.

M. Kennedy - Req. City Mgr. consider establishing a translation bureau in the lobby of City Hall on Tuesdays, in order to provide interpreters in Spanish, Khmer, Portuguese and any other relevant languages.

7.12.

M. Kennedy - Req. City Mgr. consider and report to the Council on the feasibility of having the City of Lowell participate in the Clean River Project.

8.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

9.

ADJOURNMENT

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