Agenda 80 Percent
 
 
 Date:
        November 15, 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 - General Consul of Greece (Boston)(Symeon Tegos)

3.

CITY CLERK

3.1.

Minutes Of Transportation SC November 8th; City Council Regular Meeting November 8th, For Acceptance.

3.2.

Vote - Cancel Council Meeting 11.29.22

4.

UTILITY PUBLIC HEARING

4.1.

TC Systems Inc. (AT&T) (Giomare Group) - Request Installation Of 2 Inch Conduit And Pull Box At Riverside Street And University Avenue.

5.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

5.1.

Motion Responses

A) Motion Response - Wireless Emergency Alerts
B) Motion Response - Social Services Button
C) Motion Response - Hunger and Homeless Commission
D) Motion Response - Incidences in Parking Garages
E) Motion Response - 110 and 1 Street
F) Motion Response - Rt 38 and Fairmount

5.2.

Informational Reports

Informational - Intro to City of Lowell's Energy Advocate
Informational - DEI Education and Training - Update on MCC Partnership

6.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

6.1.

Vote - Accept/Expend $49,993.67 Complete Streets Technical Assistance Grant

6.2.

Vote - Apply/Accept/Expend $22,500 Community Compact Grant

6.3.

Vote - Approve Exemption of Timothy Hovey MGL c.268A s.20

7.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

7.1.

Finance SC November 15, 2022.

8.

PETITIONS

8.1.

Claims - (2) Property Damage.

8.2.

Misc. - Marie Farrah request permission to discuss improvements at the Lowell Dog Park.

8.3.

Misc. - Fr. Leonard Faris, Eric Hassey, Martha Stuart request installation of flashing stop sign at intersection of Bowers and Fletcher Street.

9.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

9.1.

C. Gitschier - Req. City Mgr. look into feasibility of installing lights at Hadley Park Baseball Field.

9.2.

C. Gitschier - Req. City Mgr. update the City Council on the traffic signal located at the intersection of Merrimack and Worthen Street.

9.3.

C. Scott - Req. City Mgr. have appropriate department provide an update on paving time line for Hale Street and repairs to sink holes/paving on Meadowcroft Street.

9.4.

C. Jenness - Req. City Mgr. provide update on Tax Title Auction progress.

9.5.

C. Robinson - Req. City Mgr. provide update on the Greenhalge playground.

9.6.

C. Robinson - Req. City Mgr. provide an update on Verizon utility option for Lowell residents and estimated timeline.

9.7.

C. Robinson - Req. City Mgr. update this year’s completed street sweeping schedule, remaining city-wide street sweeping schedule and plans for next year.

9.8.

C. Robinson - Req. City Mgr. have proper department look at area of Fulton and West 6th Street for issue with water pooling (potential ice hazard), as well as, missing street sign.

9.9.

C. Robinson/M. Chau - Req. City Mgr. provide update on the LPS bus stop location on Barker/Billings Street for signage and stop sign.

9.10.

M. Chau - Req. City Mgr. establish a standing committee to assist with the implementation of the Sister Cities Program in Lowell.

10.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

11.

ADJOURNMENT

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