Agenda 80 Percent


Date:
        December 17, 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.

Citation - Recognizing Lowell Financial Center. (C. Mercier)

2.2.

Recognition - Dr. Mark Romanowsky

3.

CITY CLERK

3.1.

Minutes of City Council Meeting December 10th, for acceptance.

4.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

4.1.

Motion Responses

A) Motion Response - 4-way Stop Newhall and Chambers
B) Motion Response - Riverside St. Parking and Traffic Issues
C) Motion Response Update - Stedman and Westford St. Intersection
D) Motion Response - Satellite Parking Opportunities
E) Motion Response - Hauled Waste Program Overview
4.2.

Communication-Appoint Maria Sheehy to Lowell Memorial Auditorium Board of Trustees

5.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

5.1.

Vote-Accept.Expend 30,205.45 from FY20 State 911 Dept Training Grant

5.2.

Vote-Accept.Expend 367,060 from FY20 State 911 Dept Support and Incentive Grant

5.3.

Vote-Accept.Expend 50K EOPSS FY20 Traffic Enforcement Grant

5.4.

Vote-Auth CM Ex. Access Agreement Lupoli Companies Jackson St. Parcels 1-5 HCID

5.5.

Vote-Auth CM Ex. letter to State Dept providing written consent to initial refugee resettlement per EO 13888

5.6.

Vote-Auth CM Ex. License Agreement Powerhouse Juice, LLC 120-122 Merrimack St. overhanging sign

5.7.

Vote-Auth CM Ex. License Agreement Warp and Weft 197 Market St overhanging sign

5.8.

Vote-Transfer 146,000 to cover additional costs associated with retired Public Safety Officers

6.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

7.

PETITIONS

7.1.

Claims - (3) Property Damage.

7.2.

Misc. - David Pereira on behalf of Eulalia Pereira request installation of handicap parking sign in from of 60-62 Newhall Street.

8.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

8.1.

C. Kennedy - Req. City Mgr. have Law Department prepare vote to increase City Clerk salary grade and step level after a positive evaluation.

8.2.

C. Kennedy - Req. City Mgr. instruct Supt. of Police to take necessary steps to maintain law and order in the Central Business District during late nights.

8.3.

C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. have the DPD include in any information provided by them to new businesses in the City the opportunity for that business to be recognized at a City Council meeting, if they so choose.

8.4.

C. Cirillo - Req. City Mgr. have the law department draft a new resolution stating that all new municipal buildings target a net zero carbon standard; all buildings new and existing must meet a net zero carbon standard by 2050.

8.5.

C. Cirillo - Req. City Mgr. have proper department draft a required performance standard and also zoning code updates to support municipal building decarbonization city wide.

8.6.

C. Cirillo - Req. City Mgr. have proper department review and update the Sustainability Lowell 2025 Plan.

9.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

10.

ADJOURNMENT

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