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Date:
        
February 23, 2021
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
2.2.

Recognition - Retirement of Nancy Spenard and Diane Tradd from the Department of Planning & Development.

3.

CITY CLERK

3.1.

Minutes Of Finance SC February 9th; City Council Regular Meeting February 9th; City Council Meeting (Executive Session) February 10th; Auditor & Clerk & Personnel Oversight SC February 16th; and City Council Special Meeting February 16th, For Acceptance.

4.

UTILITY PUBLIC HEARING

4.1.

TC Systems Inc. (AT&T) (Giomare Group) - Request Installation Of Underground Conduit For Small Cell Antenna On Pole #5 On Abbott Street.

5.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

5.1.

Motion Responses

A) Motion Response - Riverwalk Improvement Projects
B) Motion Response - Parking Enforcement during Declared Snow Emergencies
C) Motion Response - Letter Regarding Vaccinations for School Staff
5.2.

Informational Reports

D) Informational - Rourke Bridge Presentation
5.3.

Communication-Reappoint Suzanne Frechette

6.

ORDINANCES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

6.1.

Ordinance-Amend Ch 28 entitled Wetlands

7.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

7.1.

Subcommittee Reports:

1. Auditor & Clerk & Personnel SC February 16, 2021;

2. Finance SC Joint With School Committee Finance SC February 23, 2021
7.2.

Wire Insp. - National Grid - Request Installation Of 24 Feet Of Underground Electric Conduit At Bridge Street At Mass Mills Drive.

7.3.

Wire Insp. - National Grid/Verizon NE - Request Installation Of Two (2) Jointly Owned Utility Poles On Varnum Avenue At Elene Street.

7.4.

Wire Insp. - Verizon - Request Permission To Install (1) JO Pole At 190 Butman Road.

7.5.

Wire Insp. - National Grid / Verizon NE - Request Installation Of (1) JO Pole And Relocate (6) JO Poles Along Andover Street.

7.6.

Wire Insp. - Crown Castle NG East, LLC - Request Installation Of 55 Feet Of 4 Inch Fiber Conduit To Existing Customer At 650 Suffolk Street.

8.

PETITIONS

8.1.

Claims - (3) Property Damage.

9.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

9.1.

C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. have Transportation Engineer install a handicap parking sign at the corner of 7th Street and Methuen Street per request of Laura Lebrecque (Disable Veteran).

9.2.

C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. provide a report regarding reorganization and streamlining Department of Inspectional Services from Department of Planning and Development.

10.

CITY COUNCIL - EXECUTIVE SESSION

10.1.

Executive Session - Pursuant to Exemption 10 for the purpose of considering a land swap agreement on property in the Hamilton Canal Innovation District, public discussion of which may have detrimental effect on the City's bargaining position.

11.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

12.

ADJOURNMENT

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