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Minutes of Rules SC August 10th; City Council Meeting August 11th, for acceptance.
C. Conway - Req. City Mgr. provide an update regarding hiring of our retired police officers for uncovered special details.
C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. find ways and means to extend the guard rail along Fisher Street to prevent vehicle cut throughs at 150 Aiken Avenue.
C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. have Law Department take appropriate steps necessary to address the abandoned home at 150 Fetherston Avenue.
C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. provide a report and explanation regarding what material is going into the jersey barrier containment structure at the National Park parking lot on Dutton Street.
C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. provide a report regarding the installation of a walkway along the river behind the Lowell Memorial Auditorium and how it will effect the monuments there.
C. Rourke - Req. City Mgr. have proper department implement that all rental properties in the City have publicly posted information consisting of who the property owner is, along with phone and email contacts; information to be posted on the property in a manner which follow proper guidelines.
C. Chau - Req. City Council support the enhancement of the USPS through November 2020 elections for the successful outreach and tabulation of the Vote-By-Mail program within the City; and request City Mgr. immediately notify our representatives in Congress (House and Senate) of the Council action and urge their immediate support.
C. Chau - Req. appropriate Council subcommittee hold a hearing to discuss measures for prevention of illegal dumping within the City of Lowell; and request City Mgr. invite representatives from Inspectional Services Department, Code Enforcement, Police, Fire and DPW, as well as other relevant and interested parties to attend.
M. Leahy - Req. City Mgr. provide a report regarding large truck traffic on and around Olive Street; report to include possible solutions to lessen such traffic throughout that neighborhood.
M. Leahy - Req. City Mgr. provide a report regarding traffic flow around Boylston and Laurel Streets; report to include increase in traffic flow on side streets and through parking lot at Store 38.
CITY COUNCIL - EXECUTIVE SESSION
Executive Session - To consider and discuss the possible purchase or sale of properties (Hurd Street site and the Hamilton Canal District), public discussions of which may have detrimental effect on negotiating position of the City; and further, to discuss matters of litigation (Huot; open meeting complaints), public discussions of which may have a detrimental effect on the City's position.
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