Agenda 80 Percent


Date:
        September 10, 2019
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 Transportation SC August 26th; City Council Meeting August 27th, for acceptance.

3.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

3.1.

C. Cirillo - Req. City Mgr. have proper department provide City Council with a report as to how we are protecting the City’s government computer system from becoming infected with aggressive ransomware which encrypts hard drive data to prevent access.

4.

GENERAL PUBLIC HEARINGS

4.1.

ORDER-VACATE, DISCONTINUE AND ABANDON PORTION OF EATON ST.

4.2.

ORDER-VACATE, DISCONTINUE AND ABANDON PORTION OF MONTREAL ST.

5.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

5.1.

Motion Responses

A) Motion Response - Resource Recovery Center
B) Motion Response - Maintenance & Custodial School Work Items that Could Potentially be Completed by an Outside Contractor
C) Motion Response - Line Striping
D) Motion Response - Hannafords Plaza Left Turn
E) Motion Response - Crosswalk Repainting
F) Motion Response - Police Retiree Details
G) Motion Response - Dog Park
H) Motion Response - Hopscotch
5.2.

Petition Responses

I) Petition Response - 4 Way Stop High and Rogers St.
5.3.

Communication-Appoint Richard A. Cote and D. Matthew Elkins to Veterans Commission

5.4.

Communication-Accept resignation of Joseph Mullen from Election Commission

6.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

6.1.

Vote-Accept and Expend Grant from MassTrails Program

6.2.

Vote-Accept gift of floor hockey equipment for the Recreation Department

7.

ORDERS FROM THE CITY MANAGER

7.1.

Order-Dedicate Signature Bridge in HCID for Nicola S. Tsongas

8.

RESOLUTIONS

8.1.

Resolution-To support House Bill No. 1372, An Act relative to Constables

9.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

9.1.

Transportation SC August 26, 2019.

9.2.

Cannabis Control SC September 5, 2019.

9.3.

Wire Insp. - National Grid - Req. installation of approximately 1500 ft of conduit under roadway East Meadow Lane.

9.4.

Wire Insp. - National Grid - Req. to install (1) SO Pole on Old Ferry Road.

9.5.

Wire Insp. - National Grid and Verizon NE - To install 1 new pole (P3.50) on Nesmith St. and relocating (14) poles along Nesmith St., Andover St., E. Merrimack St. and Rogers St. for road widening.

10.

PETITIONS

10.1.

Claim - (1) Personal Injury.

10.2.

National Grid/Verizon NE - Request relocation of (2) JO Poles on Varnum Avenue at Old Ferry Road.

11.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

11.1.

C. Conway - Req. City Mgr. meet with proper departments; partners; and other entities to develop Lowell’s own historical walking/freedom trail.

11.2.

C. Conway - Req. City Mgr. provide an update regarding the heating systems within City schools and other municipal buildings.

11.3.

C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. have Development Services and LPD investigate ways to stop trash build-up along the riverbank at the end of Burnham Road.

11.4.

C. Leahy - Req. City Mgr. provide an update regarding barrel ordinance.

11.5.

C. Leahy - Req. City Mgr. provide an update regarding school repairs done during this past summer.

12.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

13.

ADJOURNMENT

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