Agenda 80 Percent


Date:
        January 21, 2020
Time:        6:30 PM
Location: City Council Chamber, 375 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor, Lowell, MA
 

1.

ROLL CALL

2.

MAYOR'S BUSINESS

2.1.

Presentation - Community Choice Aggregate (CCA).

3.

CITY CLERK

3.1.

Minutes of City Council Meeting January 14th, for acceptance.

4.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

4.1.

Communication - City Manager request Out of State Travel (1) LPD.

5.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

5.1.

Vote-Accept and Expend 100,000 from EOPSS re FY20 Municipal Staffing award Lowell Fire Dept

5.2.

Vote-Accept and Expend 162,500 from EOPSS re FY20 Municipal Staffing award for Lowell Police Dept.

5.3.

Vote-Accept and Expend 634,861.81 FY20 Shannon Community Safety Initiative Grant from EOPSS for Lowell Police Dept

6.

ORDERS FROM THE CITY MANAGER

6.1.

Order-60 Day Trial (various)

7.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

7.1.

Wire Insp. - National Grid - Request installation underground electric conduits and a new heavy duty hand hole at 160 Middlesex Street.

8.

PETITIONS

8.1.

Claims - (3) Property Damage.

8.2.

National Grid - Req. installation of new handhole and 100 feet of underground electric conduit at 15-21 Surrey Lane.

9.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

9.1.

C. Elliott - Req. City Council vote to request Statehouse delegation work with Administration to fund 4 million dollar earmark in Bond Bill - H4549 - “Act Providing For Capital Repairs and Improvements” - for the study, design and make capital improvements for a public safety facility with fire and police services in the City of Lowell.

9.2.

C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr./DPD report on status of properties located at 246.1 Market Street; the Power House and Coal Pocket Buildings.

9.3.

C. Samaras - Req. City Mgr. have Supt. Of Police provide a report regarding action taken to address violence in the downtown district at closing time of the establishments; additionally work with bar owners to develop solutions to address ongoing issues inside their respective establishments.

9.4.

C. Conway - Req. City Mgr. provide update regarding employee incentive program offered by the City.

9.5.

C. Nuon - Req. City Mgr. Have City Assessor’s Office Hold Community Meetings Throughout the City to Help Guide Residents Through the Process of Filing Abatements for Property Assessments.

9.6.

C. Nuon - Req. City Mgr. Have Commissioner of Public Works Take Measures to Ensure Repaving Work Done by Contractors is Done Properly.

9.7.

C. Nuon - Req. City Mgr. Have Proper Departments (Public Works, Parks) Initiate a Drop-Off Program for Unwanted Household Items that Cannot be Put in the Trash or Recycled Under the Current Waste Management System.

9.8.

C. Nuon - Req. City Mgr. Provide Report on City Clerk’s Office Efforts to Digitize Public Records and Make Them Available Online.

10.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

11.

ADJOURNMENT

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