Agenda 80 Percent


Date:
        August 28, 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 August 14th, for acceptance.

3.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

3.1.

C. Nuon - Req. City Mgr. schedule a public meeting with new police superintendent as soon as possible after the hiring.

3.2.

C. Milinazzo - Req. City Mgr. meet with the Director of the Middlesex Shelter and neighborhood representatives to discuss illegal activities taking place outside and adjacent to the shelter.

3.3.

C. Milinazzo - Req. City Mgr. provide updated report regarding trash violations and fines collected to date.

3.4.

C. Cirillo - Req. City Mgr. have proper department install signage of updated parking rates replacing the old signage in the parking garages.

3.5.

C. Cirillo - Req. Environment & Flood Issues SC have the Lowell Sustainability Council present the Solarize Lowell Program.

3.6.

C. Cirillo - Req. City Mgr. have proper department repair the perimeter fence at Eagle Park.

4.

GENERAL PUBLIC HEARINGS

4.1.

Ordinance - Amend and Add New Article on Pilot Bicycle Share Service.

5.

UTILITY PUBLIC HEARING

5.1.

Verizon NE- Request permission to install underground conduit and hand-hole for access on Pawtucket Street over the Northern Canal Bridge.

5.2.

Verizon NE- Request permission to install 184 feet of underground conduit at 165 Thorndike Street.

6.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

6.2.

Informational Reports

MassDOT Presentation
6.3.

Communication-Accept resignation of James Peters from Sustainability Council

6.4.

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

7.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

7.1.

Vote-Accept gift of 7,500 from Digital Federal Credit Union-DCU for use by Fire Department

7.2.

Vote-Approval to Expand the City of Lowell's Community Choice Power Supply Program

7.3.

Vote-Authorize City Manager Ex. License Agreement (overhanging sign) 108 Merrimack St. Lao De Cafe LLC dba Lao De Cafe

7.4.

Vote-Authorize City Manager Ex. License Agreement (overhanging sign) 115 Merrimack St. Lowell Makes, Inc

7.5.

Vote-Accept by Donation or Settlement property interest in various parcels Rt. 38 Roadway and Intersection Project

7.6.

Vote-Authorize City Manager Execute Easement for Permanent Air Rigths Parcel 8 and Parcel 9 HCID

8.

ORDERS FROM THE CITY MANAGER

8.1.

Order-60 day trial (various)

8.2.

Order of Taking-Permanent and Temp. Easements for Rt. 38 Roadway and Intersection Improvement Project

9.

RESOLUTIONS

9.1.

Resolution-Support HB5754 political freedoms in Cambodia and SB2412 support Paris Peace Agreement implementation in Cambodia

10.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

10.1.

Zoning SC August 28, 2018.

10.2.

Wire Insp. - National Grid - Req. permission to install sole owned pole on Ellsworth Street for new feeder extension for Markley Data Center.

10.3.

Wire Insp. - National Grid/Verizon NE - Req. permission to relocate Pole #2 on Maple Street towards Gorham Street.

10.4.

Wire Insp. - National Grid - Req. permission to relocate utilities for bridge replacement on Pawtucket Street over the Pawtucket Canal.

10.5.

Wire Insp. - National Grid - Req. permission to relocate utilities for bridge replacement on Pawtucket Street over the Northern Canal.

10.6.

Wire Insp. - New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC (AT&T) - Req. permission to install small cell site for mobile device data delivery located at 1007 Gorham Street.

11.

PETITIONS

11.1.

Misc. - BPD Realty on behalf of Daisy Medina and son Eduardo Rosario request installation of handicap parking sign at 185 Smith Street on Liberty Street side.

12.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

12.1.

C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. provide an update regarding status on the implementation of marijuana licenses.

12.2.

C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. provide an update regarding paving on Pemberton Street.

12.3.

C. Nuon - Req. City Mgr. have proper department clean two or three catch basins on Suffolk Street closest to Market Street intersection.

13.

CITY COUNCIL - EXECUTIVE SESSION

13.1.

Executive Session - Regarding matter of litigation, namely Huot et al. v. City of Lowell, public discussion of any of these matters would have a detrimental effect on the City's position.

14.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

15.

ADJOURNMENT

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