Agenda 80 Percent


Date:
        June 27, 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 Special Meeting City Council June 8th; City Council Meeting June 13th; Special Meeting City Council June 20th, for acceptance.

3.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

3.1.

Motion Responses

A) LPD Summer Strategies
B) FY18 School Appropriation
C) Vurgaropulos Memorial Bridge
D) Status of Property at 53 Third Street
E) Speeding on Draper Street and Arbor Road
3.2.

Communication-Reappoint Dennis Mercier Cemetery Commission

3.3.

Communication-Reappoint Gerard P. Largay Cemetery Commission

3.4.

Communication-Reappoint-Joseph W. Mullen-Election Commission

4.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

4.1.

Vote-Accept MGL Ch 44 s. 53F three fourths-PEG Access and Cable Related Fund

4.2.

Vote-Accept MGL c.40 s.13E Establish Reserve Fund-SpEd

4.3.

Vote-Auth City Mgr Ex. Lease with Main Street Massachusetts, LLC dba the Lowell Spinners

4.4.

Vote-Auth Mgr. Ex. Permanent Easement from City to LRTA to Access Way and Billboard Area

4.5.

Vote-Auth Mgr. Execute Access Agreement 350.4 Dutton St. (Walker Parking Consultants, Inc.)

4.6.

Vote-Authorize Continuation of Departmental Revolving Funds FY18

4.7.

Vote-Auth City Mgr. Ex. Bon Marche Trust c.o Nicholas Sarris Tr Lease-155 Merrimack St

4.8.

Vote-Transfer 1,786,600.56-Balance Snow and Ice Deficit

4.9.

Vote-Transfer 206,095.03 to provide funding for medical expenses for active police.fire

4.10.

Vote-Transfer 20,000.00-Disability Commission Annual Funding

4.11.

Vote-Transfer 26,035 Spinners Capital Fund

4.12.

Vote-Transfer 64,463.89 Year End Payroll

4.13.

Vote-Transfer 748,893.03 MSBA Lump Sum

5.

ORDINANCES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

5.1.

Ordinance-Amend Zoning Extend LI Zone to include 25 Olney Street

5.2.

Ordinance-Create Working Foreman Cemetery Manager-Parks, Cemeteries-DPW

6.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

6.1.

Parks & Recreation SC June 27, 2017.

6.2.

Technology & Utilities SC June 27, 2017.

7.

PETITIONS

7.1.

Misc. - Nicholas Speros (Lowell Burger Co.) request installation of overhanging sign at 143 Merrimack Street.

7.2.

National Grid/Verizon New England - Request installation of pole and anchor located at 144 Chelmsford Street.

7.3.

National Grid/Verizon New England - Request installation of 1 JO and SO pole located at Gorham, 1 SO stub pole at Newhall and 1 JO pole at Ellsworth Street.

8.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

8.1.

C. Leary - Req. City Council work with Parks Commission to dedicate a monument at Tyler Park in the name of Walter Bayliss.

8.2.

C. Leary/C. Leahy - Req. Municipal Facilities SC meet monthly to review the list of outstanding school maintenance tickets and determine a timeline for completion.

8.3.

C. Leary/C. Leahy - Req. City Mgr. review the feasibility of hiring an outside consultant to maintain and repair city/school departments HVAC and boilers.

8.4.

C. Leahy - Req. City Mgr. update City Council regarding needle pick-up program.

9.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

10.

ADJOURNMENT

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