Agenda 80 Percent


Date:
        June 12, 2018
Time:        5:30 PM
Location: City Council Chamber, 375 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor, Lowell, MA
 

1.

ROLL CALL

2.

MAYOR'S BUSINESS

2.1.

Citation - Steve Purtell (DPW) in recognition of years of service to City.

3.

CITY CLERK

3.1.

Minutes of Municipal Facilities SC May 29th; City Council Meeting May 29th; Ad-Hoc Election Laws SC May 30th; Ad-Hoc Election Laws SC June 4th, for acceptance.

4.

GENERAL PUBLIC HEARINGS

4.1.

Vote-Endorse the FY19-FY23 Capital Plan.

4.2.

Loan Order-2019 Capital Improvements.

4.3.

Ordinance-Amend Ch. 266 Parking Rates.

4.4.

Loan Order-Garage Construction.

4.5.

Ordinance Amend Ch. 272-87 entitled Annual Sewer Use Charge.

4.6.

Ordinance-Amend Ch. 272 Article VI s. 272-86 Metered Service Water.

4.7.

Vote-Approve FY19 Budget Appropriations.

4.8.

Ordinance-Establish Revolving Funds pursuant to MGL Ch. 44, section 53E and one half.

5.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

5.1.

Informational Reports

A) LowellSTAT Report on the Parking Department
6.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

6.1.

Vote-Authorize City Manager Execute Annual Action Plan FY 18-FY 19

7.

ORDINANCES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

7.1.

Ordinance-Amend Ch. 272 by establishing new Article X, entitled Stormwater Management

8.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

8.1.

Ad-Hoc Election Laws SC May 30, 2018 and June 4, 2018.

9.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

9.1.

C. Cirillo - Req. City Mgr. instruct DPD to provide a report and proposal regarding a plan authored by former LHS headmaster, Peter Stamas, entitled “Lowell - The Flowering City”.

9.2.

C. Cirillo - Req. City Mgr. instruct proper department to provide trash barrels at various locations along Jackson Street especially the segment between Marston and Canal Streets.

9.3.

C. Elliott - Req. City Council discuss establishing a standing sub-committee regarding cannabis control.

9.4.

C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. have DPD apply for Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Grant from the State.

9.5.

C. Elliott - Req. Mayor invite Captain Crowley (LPD) to council meeting to acknowledge his dedication to the City.

9.6.

C. Leahy - Req. City Council send letter of appreciation to Captain Tim Crowley in recognition of his services to the City of Lowell.

9.7.

C. Kennedy - Req. Supt. of Schools provide the City Council with a report explaining why the Lowell School District is subject to an increase in the Charter School Cap relative to MGL Ch. 71 Sect. 89 paragraphs 2 and 3.

9.8.

C. Kennedy - Req. Supt. of Schools and the School Committee consider establishing a mini course to be part of the curriculum for Lowell High School seniors and Adult Education students that would cover the voting process in Lowell and the functions of municipal government.

10.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

11.

ADJOURNMENT

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