Agenda 80 Percent


Date:
        November 26, 2019
Time:        6:30 PM
Location: City Council Chamber, 375 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor, Lowell, MA
 

1.

ROLL CALL

2.

MAYOR'S BUSINESS

2.1.

Recognition - Youth Build and Glenn Szgadey for the work performed in refurbishing the manger and statutes inside of the manger. (C. Mercier)

3.

CITY CLERK

3.1.

Minutes of City Council Meeting November 19th, for acceptance.

4.

AUDITOR BUSINESS

4.1.

Vote-Appoint Tina Masiello to City Auditor position and establish salary

5.

UTILITY PUBLIC HEARING

5.1.

National Grid/Verizon NE - Req. relocation of (1) JO Pole #1 at 834 Andover Street (on Harland Avenue).

6.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

6.1.

Motion Responses

A) Petition Response - City Hall and Merrimack St. Pedestrian Safety
B) Motion Response - City Hall and Merrimack St. Pedestrian Safety Enforcement
C) Motion Response - Speed Calming at Dangerous Intersections
D) Motion Response - Community Choice Aggregation
6.2.

Communication - City Manager request Out of State Travel (3) LPD.

7.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

7.1.

Vote-Accept Gift of 14,360 from Middlesex Community College

7.2.

Vote-Accept Gift of Hydro Sculpture from COOL

7.3.

Vote-Authorize CM Execute Access Agreement with Comcast Cable Communications Mgmt LLC for property 191 Mt. Pleasant St

7.4.

Vote-Establish Minimum Residential Factor FY 2020

7.5.

Vote-Supplemental Appropriation of 800,000 for Fire Department

8.

ORDERS FROM THE CITY MANAGER

8.1.

Order-60 day trial-various

9.

RESOLUTIONS

9.1.

Resolution-To support fully funding the Bond Bill re Design and Construction of a new permanent bridge to replace the temporary Rourke Bridge

10.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

10.1.

Wire Insp. - National Grid - Req. installation of heavy duty handhole in sidewalk at 15 Pearl Street.

10.2.

Wire Insp. - National Grid - Req. installation of SCADA gas pressure system to comply with safety standards in Callery Park area across from 242 Parker Street.

11.

PETITIONS

11.1.

Claims - (2) Property Damage.

11.2.

Misc. - Eric Faulkner (Warp and Weft) request installation of overhanging sign located at 197 Market Street.

11.3.

Misc. - Power Juice (Heather DeBerio) request installation of two (2) overhanging signs at 120-122 Merrimack Street.

12.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

12.1.

C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. allow a memorial plaque or sign at McPherson Park in Centralville in honor of Michael “Sully” Sullivan in gratitude for his many years of service to the youth of our City.

12.2.

C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. find ways and means to address the dilapidated and deteriorating conditions at Cawley Stadium; including the bleachers, field and restrooms.

12.3.

C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. have proper department instruct MBTA to clean debris left by the homeless shelter along the rail road tracks behind 50 Waugh Street.

12.4.

C. Conway - Req. City Mgr. provide a report regarding plan and responsibility for setting up polling booths for handicap voters.

13.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

14.

ADJOURNMENT

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