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Date:
        
November 24, 2020
Time:        6:30 PM
Location: 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 Not Participate in-person and may View The Meeting Via LTC.ORG (on-line; live streaming or local cable channel 99) And Zoom.  



1.

ROLL CALL

2.

MAYOR'S BUSINESS

2.1.

Communication Remote / Zoom 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.Org (On-line; live Streaming; or local cable channel 99) as they may not participate in-person.  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 Issued Zoom Link To The Meeting.  Email Address Is MGEARY@LOWELLMA.GOV.  If No Access To Email You May Contact City Clerk At 978-674-4161.  All Request Must Be Done Before 4:00 PM On The Day Of Meeting. 
For Zoom - HTTPS://SUPPORT.ZOOM.US/HC/EN-US/ARTICLES/201362193-JOINING-A-MEETING
3.

CITY CLERK

3.1.

Minutes Of City Council Regular Meeting November 10th, For Acceptance.

4.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

4.1.

Order-Abandon Portion Of Warren St And Portion Hurd St.

5.

UTILITY PUBLIC HEARING

5.1.

National Grid - Request Installation Of 60 Feet Of 2 Inch Gas Main To Service 39 Campbell Drive.

5.2.

National Grid - Request Installation Of 50 Feet Of 2 Inch Gas Main To Service 106 Gilmore Street.

5.3.

National Grid - Request Installation Of Underground Electric Conduit On Appleton Street For Service At 193 Appleton Street.

6.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

6.1.

Motion Responses

A) Motion Response - Diversity and Inclusion Measures For High School Project
B) Motion Response - Housing Stability Notification
C) Motion Response - Hurd Street Courthouse
D) Motion Response - Andover Street Speed Limit Signs
E) Motion Response - Olive Street Truck Traffic
F) Motion Response - Boylston and Laurel
G) Motion Response - Stop the Spread Testing
H) Motion Response - Historical Walking Trail
6.2.

Informational Reports

I) Informational - 9-11 Monument Update
7.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

7.1.

Vote - MRF Vote FY2021.

7.2.

Vote - Establish Equity and Inclusion Stabilization Fund.

8.

ORDINANCES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

8.1.

Ordinance - Extend Outdoor Seating.

9.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

10.

PETITIONS

10.1.

Claim - (1) Property Damage.

10.2.

National Grid - Request installation of of 24 feet of electric conduit at 179 Bridge Street for service to Riverwalk Phase II.

10.3.

New Cingular Wireless (d/b/a AT&T) - Request installation of wireless small cell facility at 6 Industrial Avenue.

10.4.

New Cingular Wireless (d/b/a AT&T) - Request installation of wireless small cell facility at 282 Appleton Street..

11.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

11.1.

C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. have proper department place on the list for cement replacement, the sidewalk in front of the Transfiguration Church on Father John Sarantos Way.

11.2.

C. Rourke - Req. City Mgr. provide total number of Lowell students being tutored in Lowell school buildings by outside agencies.

11.3.

C. Rourke - Req. City Mgr. provide a report from all outside agencies that tutor Lowell Public School students in Lowell school buildings regarding how they follow DESE and local Board of Health guidelines for in school learning.

11.4.

C. Elliott - Req. City Council discuss process of changing system of electing Mayor to allow voters to decide rather than City Councilors.

11.5.

C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. and Homeless Coordinator address large and growing homeless camp off Middlesex Street.

11.6.

C. Samaras - Req. City Council conduct their meetings in December 2020 only by way of ZOOM because of the spike in Covid cases.

11.7.

C. Chau - Req. City Mgr. investigate upgrading School Street in the area between Liberty and Shaw Streets in order to slow traffic.

12.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

13.

ADJOURNMENT

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