Date: April 4, 2023 Time:6:30 PM Location: City Council Chamber, 375 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor, Lowell, MA /Zoom (Hybrid)
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1) John Long - Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year;
2) Chili and Stew Contest Winners: Professional - CTI Youthbuild Culinary Program; and Amateur - Douglas Bergeron.
Proclamation - National Public Health Week.
Minutes of City Council Regular Meeting March 21st/25th; Transportation SC March 28trh; City Council Regular Meeting March 28th, for acceptance.
A) Motion Response - Line Striping Schedule for Parking Lots in Schools Complete B) Motion Response - Police Calls on Main Number Not Answered By Live Dispatcher C) Motion Response - Senior Work Off Property D) Motion Response - Union Contracts HR E) Motion Response - All Paid Invoices F) Motion Response - Outdoor Dining Regulations G) Motion Response - Field Improvements H) Motion Response - Archdiocese Property I) Motion Response - Petition Reserve Dwelling Ordinance With Attachment J) Motion Response - Subdividing HCID Properties K) Motion Response -School Street Cemetery Wall Repair L) Motion Response - Fort Hill Ave Sidewalk Request
C. Gitschier - Req. City Mgr. provide the City Council with a list of the number of AEDs (automated external defibrillator) the City owns (excluding Police and Fire), and the locations in municipal buildings.
C. Gitschier - Req. City Mgr. report on which department is responsible for identifying damage caused by equipment contractor after the winter season is over.
C. Jenness/C. Gitschier/C. Nuon - Req. City Mgr. provide a report on the current status of recommendations from the 2019 Clifton Larson HR audit; including what has been implemented to date and the current status of other suggested improvements.
C. Nuon - Req. City Mgr. ensure that noise amplification is not used in a way that negatively impacts community during the spring weather.
C. Nuon - Req. City Mgr. have Transportation Engineer conduct a traffic study at the intersection of Varnum Avenue and the VFW Highway.
C. Robinson - Req. City Mgr. have proper department provide a report if any further steps are necessary to streamline “Streeteries” process.
C. Robinson - Req. City Mgr. have the proper department provide a detailed update on the Store 38 and Fairmount Street intersection.
C. Robinson - Req. City Mgr. provide a report on what percentage of our employees are currently in compliance with the State mandated, computerized ethics training.
C. Robinson - Req. City Mgr. have the proper department provide a report on why we removed the LRTA bus hub from downtown and explore if it would be feasible to bring a central bus hub back.
C. Robinson - Req. City Mgr. have proper department provide an update on the traffic lights on Varnum Avenue and University Avenue intersections.
C. Robinson - Req. City Mgr. have proper department provide a detailed timeline; including scope of work for clean-up of all City green space, as well as, a report with correction timeline on damage caused from winter operations.
C. Robinson/C. Yem - Req. City Mgr. create a focus group tasked with the creation of, management of, maintenance of, and marketing of the Lowell Experience; including utilizing capital resources.
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