Agenda 80 Percent
 
 
 Date:
        October 11, 2022

Time:        6:30 PM
Location: City Council Chamber, 375 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor, Lowell, MA / Zoom (Hybrid)

1.

ROLL CALL

2.

MAYOR'S BUSINESS

2.1.

Communication Remote / Zoom Participation:

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2.2.

Presentation - Lowell Asian American Film Festival (Virak Uy).

3.

CITY CLERK

3.1.

Minutes Of Auditor/Clerk Oversight and Personnel SC October 4th; City Council Regular Meeting October 4th, For Acceptance.

4.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

4.1.

Boston Gas D/B/A National Grid - Request Installation Of Gas Main Replacement On Armand, Jean, Christman And Delmont Avenues; As Well As Bernier And Lowell Streets. (Cont. From 9/13/22)

5.

GENERAL PUBLIC HEARINGS

5.1.

Ordinance - Create Position Project Director (FR-CARA Grant).

6.

UTILITY PUBLIC HEARING

6.1.

National Grid - Request Installation Of Electric Vault In Front Of 173 East Merrimack Street.

6.2.

National Grid - Request Installation Of (1) Handhole And 50 Feet Underground Electric Conduit At Favor And Appleton Streets.

7.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

7.1.

Motion Responses

A) Motion Response - Lowell Connector
B) Motion Response - Connector Trail
C) Motion Response - Illegal Dumping
D) Motion Response Aiken and Lakeview with Attachment

7.2.

Communication - Resignation of Frederique Young from Citizen Advisory Committee

7.3.

Communication - Resignation of Robert Njoroge from ZBA

8.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

8.1.

Vote - Accept/Expend $5,000 MEMA Grant

8.2.

Vote - Apply/Accept/Expend $400,000 PARC Grant

8.3.

Vote - Authorize CM Ex. Underground Electric Easement 171 Jackson St.

9.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

9.1.

Auditor/Clerk Oversight And Personnel SC October 4, 2022.

10.

PETITIONS

10.1.

Claims - (2) Property Damage.

10.2.

Misc. - Christiana Pinheiro (Trem Caipira Restaurant) request installation of a 15 Minute parking spot at 19, Hurd Street.

10.3.

Misc. - FWC Concord, LLC (Jody Zhang - Manager) request installation of no parking/parking restrictions signs at 10-18 Concord Street.

11.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

11.1.

C. Leahy/C. Jenness - Req. City Mgr. have proper department install (2) 15 Minute Parking signs in front of Trem Caipira Restaurant at 19 Hurd Street.

11.2.

C. Scott - Req. City Mgr. provide a report detailing enforcement efforts happening around overflowing trash, contaminated recycling and barrels left at curb after pick-up, and how it will be improved going forward.

11.3.

C. Scott - Req. City Mgr. provide a report regarding the process for Lowell to offer a municipal aggregation program for natural gas.

11.4.

C. Yem - Req. City Mgr. and LFD explore the possibility of purchasing and electric fire truck. (Video Presentation)

11.5.

C. Yem - Req. City Mgr. have the appropriate department provide an update on the Roberto Clemente Park aka Pailin Park on Middlesex Street.

11.6.

C. Yem - Req. City Mgr. have the appropriate department repair and clean the bridge over the Western Canal between Lewis Street and Suffolk Street.

12.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

13.

ADJOURNMENT

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