Agenda 80 Percent


Date:
        July 10, 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 City Council Meeting June 26th, for acceptance.

3.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

3.1.

Motion Responses

A) Motion Response - Beautifying the City
B) Motion Response - Flowering City
C) Motion Response - Electric Vehicles
D) Motion Response - 311 System
E) Motion Response - Dominos Paving Grant
F) Motion Response - Downed Wires Ordinance
G) Motion Response - Maryl Dr
H) Motion Response - Plug in America
I) Motion Response - Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness
3.2.

Communication-Appoint Martin Hogan to Lowell Commission on Disability

3.3.

Communication-Appoint David J. Cunningham to Water Board

3.4.

Communication-Appoint Sreypov Vary Colwell to Sustainability Council

3.5.

Communication-Appoint Tooch Van to Hunger Homeless Commission

3.6.

Communication-Reappointment of Louisa Varnum and Katelyn Bierdon to Conservation Commission

3.7.

Communication - City Manager request Out of State Travel (1) DPD; (1) HHS.

4.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

4.1.

Vote-Accept MGL Ch. 59 s.5N a Program for reduced Property Tax for Veterans or a spouse in Exchange for Volunteer Svcs

4.3.

Vote-Authorize City Manager Execute Lease with Daly Group LLC 60 Carlisle St Chelmsford MA-3 yrs

4.4.

Vote-Authorize City Manager Execute Permanent and Temporary Easements from Trustees of Keith Academy Condominium Trust

4.5.

Vote-Authorize City Manager Execute Sponsorship Agreement for the Manning Field Complex-99 years

4.6.

Vote-Authorize CM Ex. Sidewalk Seating License Agreement-LD Holdings LLC dba Bar 74-76 Merrimack St

5.

ORDERS FROM THE CITY MANAGER

5.1.

Order-60 day trial (various)

6.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

6.1.

Rules SC July 28, 2018.

6.2.

Wire Insp. - National Grid request permission to install (1) new pole to service new home at 16 Clarendon Street.

6.3.

Wire Insp. - National Grid request permission to install handhold to service 16 Clarendon Street.

6.4.

Wire Insp. - National Grid request permission to install underground electric conduit along Quebec Street from Blossom Street to Maple Street.

7.

PETITIONS

7.1.

Misc. - Chastity Baldwin request installation of (1) handicap parking sign at 93 Lincoln Street.

7.2.

Misc. - Simon Kaniu request reimbursement of towing charges.

7.3.

Misc. - University of Massachusetts Lowell request City Council convey an easement over a small portion of the Howe Bridge right-of-way.

8.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

8.1.

C. Leahy - Req. City Mgr. update the City Council on Community Outreach procedures.

8.2.

C. Leahy - Req. City Mgr. update the City Council on Mental Health Resources throughout the City.

8.3.

C. Leahy/C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. update the City Council on 29 Frothingham Street.

8.4.

C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. provide a report regarding pipeline excavation on recently paved streets.

8.5.

C. Elliott/C. Milinazzo - Req. City Council discuss establishing a Human Rights Commission similar to numerous other cities in the Commonwealth.

8.6.

C. Conway - Req. City Mgr. work with LPD on the installation of surveillance cameras in high narcotics trafficking/usage areas throughout the City.

9.

CITY COUNCIL - EXECUTIVE SESSION

9.1.

Executive Session - Regarding matters of litigation, namely Huot et al. v. City of Lowell and other pending cases; as well as discussions regarding upcoming negotiations on waste and recycling contracts, public discussion of any of these matters would have detrimental effect on the City's position.

10.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

11.

ADJOURNMENT

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