Agenda 80 Percent


Date:
        June 11, 2019
Time:        6:30 PM
Location: City Council Chamber, 375 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor, Lowell, MA
 

1.

ROLL CALL

2.

MAYOR'S BUSINESS

2.1.

Discussion - Regarding filling position of City Auditor.

2.2.

Presentation - June Veteran of the Month.

2.3.

Informational - Project Citizenship Clinic.

3.

CITY CLERK

3.1.

Minutes of Technology & Utilities SC May 28th; City Council Meeting May 28th, for acceptance.

4.

GENERAL PUBLIC HEARINGS

4.1.

Ordinance-Amend Zoning by extending LI District to include all of 264, 266 Plain St and 58 Montreal St.

4.2.

VOTE-AUTHORIZE FY20 BUDGET APPROPRIATIONS.

4.3.

LOAN ORDER-FY2020 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS.

4.4.

LOAN ORDER –WASTEWATER CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS $67,000,000.

4.5.

LOAN ORDER-WATER ENTERPRISE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS $45,000,000.

4.6.

ORDINANCE-AMEND s.28-42 LPD TRAINING ACCT REVOLVING FUND.

5.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

5.1.

Motion Responses

A) Homelessness Task Force Update
5.2.

Informational Reports

B) State of the City Presentation
C) Capital Plan Presentation
5.3.

Communication-Appoint Greg Studwell to the Sustainability Council

5.4.

Communication-Reappoint Philip L. Shea to Lowell Housing Authority

5.5.

Communication - City Manager request Out of State Travel (1) LPD.

6.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

6.1.

VOTE-ENDORSE THE FY20-FY24 CAPITAL PLAN. (Cont. from 5/28/19)

6.2.

Vote-Accept gift of 1,000 from Circle Health Lowell General Hospital to the Health Department

6.3.

Vote-Auth. CM Ex. License Agreement Powerhouse Juice LLC-120 Merrimack St-Sidewalk Seating

7.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

8.

PETITIONS

8.1.

Claim - (1) Property Damage.

8.2.

National Grid/Verizon NE - request installation of (1) JO Pole located at 12 Manchester Street.

8.3.

National Grid/Verizon NE - request installation of (1) JO Pole located at Manchester and Quebec Streets.

8.4.

National Grid/Verizon NE - request installation of (1) JO Pole located on Court Street.

8.5.

National Grid/Verizon NE - request installation of (1) JO Pole on Lundberg Street.

8.6.

Waveguide (for Extenet Systems, Inc.) - request installation of cell antenna at Pawtucket Street Bridge over Northern Canal (TIGER Project).

9.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

9.1.

C. Conway - Req. City Council begin process to fill the position of City Auditor.

9.2.

C. Conway - Req. City Mgr. meet with City Solicitor to develop a process to release the minutes of “Executive Sessions” for the litigation of the lawsuit of Huot et al v. City of Lowell; in addition include any documents, communications, notes or other writings pertinent to negotiations.

9.3.

C. Kennedy - Req. City Mgr. provide City Council with a city-wide yard waste pick-up schedule for the summer months.

9.4.

C. Kennedy - Req. Mayor proceed with the process of hiring a new City Auditor.

9.5.

C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. have Transportation Engineer find ways and means to promote public safety for the walking neighborhood school children on LaPlume Avenue and Barbara Street before and after AM and PM dismissal times.

9.6.

C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. have proper department install “No Loitering; No Trespassing; Police Take Notice “signs on City owned property at 20 Favor Street.

9.7.

C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. evaluate weekly yard waste pick-up during July and August.

9.8.

C. Cirillo - Req. City Mgr. have proper department help the Lowell Canalwaters Cleaners find a place for compostable yard waste and also pick up the day to day debris that their volunteers pick out of the canals.

9.9.

C. Cirillo - Req. City Mgr. have the proper department work with the Lowell art community to paint the hopscotch game on the sidewalks near our parks and playgrounds.

9.10.

M. Samaras - Req. City Mgr. instruct proper department look into a traffic alert protocol to alert residents of roadwork/street closures as well as major events that may impact traffic in the City.

10.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

11.

ADJOURNMENT

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