Agenda 80 Percent


Date:
        
September 8, 2020
Time:        6:30 PM
Location: Zoom / Remote Participation

1.

ROLL CALL

2.

MAYOR'S BUSINESS

2.1.

Communication Remote Participation:

Pursuant To Governor Baker's Emergency Order Modifying The State's Open Meeting Law Issued March 12, 2020, Meetings Will Be Held Using Remote Participation As Follows:  Members Of The Public May View The Meeting Via LTC And Those Wishing To Speak Regarding A Specific Agenda Item Shall Register To Speak In Advance Of The Meeting By Sending Email To City Clerk Indicating The Agenda Item And A Phone Number To Call So That You May Be Tele-Conferenced In To The Meeting.  Email Address Is MGEARY@LOWELLMA.GOV.  If No Access To Email You May Contact City Clerk At 978-674-4161. 
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3.

CITY CLERK

3.1.

Minutes Of Zoning SC August 25th; City Council Meeting August 25th, For Acceptance.

4.

GENERAL PUBLIC HEARINGS

4.1.

Ordinance-Amend Ch 150 Fees.

5.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

5.1.

Motion Responses

A) Motion Response - Monument Committee Actions
B) Motion Response - Dutton St Soil Stockpile
C) Motion Response - SiFi Network
D) Motion Response - Reopening Plans at Academic Institutions
E) Motion Response - USPS
F) Motion Response - 150 Fetherston Ave.
G) Motion Response - Billings and Barker Intersection
H) Motion Response - Andover Street
I) Motion Response - Traffic Calming on Varnum Ave.
5.2.

Informational Reports

J) Informational -  MassDOT Safety Analysis of Pawtucket Blvd and VFW Highway
K) Informational - FY2021 Budget Presentation
L) Informational - School Appropriation Letter
M) Informational - School Facility Preparation Update (report to be provided during meeting)
5.3.

Communication-Appoint Erin Gendron to Board of Health

6.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

6.1.

Vote-Accept Timely Receipt of Budget FY21

6.2.

Vote-Appropriation Order - FY2021 budget

6.3.

Vote - Accept Expend Fire SAFE grant

6.4.

Vote- Accept Expend MCC Grant from LMA

6.5.

Vote- Accept.Expend 20K Greening the Gatewy program

7.

ORDERS FROM THE CITY MANAGER

7.1.

Order-60 day trial (various)

8.

ORDINANCES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

8.1.

Ordinance- Amend Fees Ordinance Ch.150

8.2.

Ordinance- Amend Metered Service Water

8.3.

Ordinance- Amend Revolving Fund c.28 s.28-31.1

8.4.

Ordinance-Amend Annual Sewer Use Charge

9.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

9.1.

Wire Insp. - National Grid - Req. Installation Of (1) SO Pole On Andrews Street.

9.2.

Wire Insp. - National Grid - Req. Installation Of PVC Conduit From New Pole To Existing Manhole On Andrews Street.

10.

PETITIONS

10.1.

Claims - (2) Property Damage.

10.2.

Misc. - Residents of East Sixth Street request East Sixth Street be added to paving list and that efforts be made to end noise pollution in the area.

10.3.

Misc. - McBee Development, LLC (Thomas Broderick, Sr.) request permission to address City Council regarding traffic and parking issues on Cherry Street which affect access for police, fire, ambulance and sanitation for residents on the street.

10.4.

Misc. - Melissa Laurin (for the benefit of Rosa Castro) request installation of handicap parking sign at 327 East Merrimack Street.

11.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

11.1.

C. Chau - Req. City Mgr. implement the repainting of vehicle lane safety markings on Thorndike Street at YMCA Drive and in the areas adjacent to the entrance to the Lowell Connector.

11.2.

C. Chau - Req. City Mgr. investigate the addition of a left turning arrow traveling inbound from Chelmsford Street onto Plain Street (at J. Poitras Shoe Company) and repaint all crosswalks at this 3-street intersection.

11.3.

C. Chau - Req. City Mgr. investigate the addition of a left turning arrow traveling outbound from Chelmsford Street (at the 99 Restaurant) onto Industrial Avenue.

11.4.

M. Leahy - Req. City Mgr. look into possible use of new technology for filling in potholes throughout the City.

11.5.

M. Leahy - Req. City Mgr. work with proper departments in order to establish a permanent home in the City for the Aide Therapeutic Day School.

12.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

13.

ADJOURNMENT

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