Agenda 80 Percent


Date:
        May 16, 2017
Time:        6:30 PM
Location: City Council Chamber, 375 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor, Lowell, MA
 

1.

ROLL CALL

2.

CITY CLERK

2.1.

Minutes of City Council May 9th; Youth Services SC May 9th, For Acceptance

3.

UTILITY PUBLIC HEARING

3.1.

National Grid - Request installation of joint owned wood pole and anchor on Gorham Street.

3.2.

National Grid - Request installation of underground conduit on Thorndike Street.

3.3.

National Grid/Verizon - Request installation of joint owned wood pole and anchor on Viola Street.

3.4.

National Grid/Verizon - Request to install joint owned wood poles and anchors to accommodate Market Street Bridge reconstruction.

4.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

5.

Motion Responses

(A) Glenellyn Road and Draper Street Clean Up
(B) Trash Fines Collected
5.1.

Informational

(C) FY18 Budget
(D) LHS Geoenvironmental, Hazardous Material and Traffic Summaries
6.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

6.1.

Vote-Auth City Manager Amend License Agreement ATP Restaurant (Cobblestones)

6.2.

Vote-Auth City Manager Ex. Temporary and Permanent Easements re Bridges over canals

6.3.

Vote-Transfer 51K in funds to purchase a police vehicle

6.4.

Vote-Auth Filing Special Legislation re Charter School Reimbursement

6.5.

Vote-Timely Receipt of Budget FY18

6.6.

Vote-Approving Budget for the City of Lowell for Fiscal Year 2018

7.

ORDERS FROM THE CITY MANAGER

7.1.

Order-60 day trial (various)

8.

ORDINANCES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

8.1.

Ordinance Amend s. 272-87 entitled Annual Sewer Use Charge

9.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

9.1.

Finance SC May 16, 2017

10.

PETITIONS

10.1.

Misc.-Cua Thi Lam Request City to install a guardrail at or around 3 Powell Street.

11.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

11.1.

C. Samaras-Request the City Manager have proper department install crosswalk at corner of Fletcher and Bower Streets.

11.2.

C. Samaras - Req. City Mgr. have Superintendent Taylor (LPD) address City Council regarding current problems that have occurred in the City over the past several weeks; in addition have Supt. Taylor inform Council of crime prevention strategies during the summer months.

11.3.

C. Rourke/C. Mercier - Req City Council have discussion on Eminent Domain pertaining to 75 Arcand Drive and have a roll call vote pursuant to an Order of Taking.

11.4.

C. Leary/C. Leahy - City Council request the City Manager to provide a list of work that needs to be done in a timely manner at Lowell High School.

11.5.

C. Leary -City Council request the City Manager provide an update regarding sidewalk crossing Chelmsford Street and Inland Street. In addition, provide an update regarding the improvements planned for Inland Street.

11.6.

C. Leary - City Council request the City Manager provide an update regarding the feasibility for combining the Public Works and Lowell Public Schools Custodian departments into a Maintenance Department.

11.7.

M. Kennedy-Request the City Manager have the proper department add Sparks Street to the re-pavement list.

11.8.

M. Kennedy - City Council request the City Manager provide the City Council with a report regarding the process for appealing unusually high water and sewer bills.

12.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

13.

ADJOURNMENT

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