Agenda 80 Percent


Date:
        October 10, 2017
Time:        6:30 PM
Location: City Council Chamber, 375 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor, Lowell, MA
 

1.

ROLL CALL

2.

MAYOR'S BUSINESS

2.1.

Recognition - Lowell Kinetic Sculpture Race; Lowell Day of Service; Lowell Celebrates Kerouac; and Gujarati Association of New England.

3.

CITY CLERK

3.1.

Minutes of Finance SC October 3rd; City Council Meeting October 3rd, for acceptance.

4.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

4.1.

Motion Responses

A) Trash Violations
B) Belise Memorial Square
C) Development of J.J. Boomers Site
D) Bus Storage at 63 Avon St
E) Shadow Conduit
F) Comcast Comparable Charges
G) MassDOT Proposed Traffic Improvements
H) Cawley Right of Way Costs
4.2.

Communication - City Mgr. request Out of State Travel (2) LPD; (1) LFD.

5.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

5.1.

Vote-Apply.Accept.Expend 64,000.00 in grant funds from MassDEP

5.2.

Vote-Auth Mgr enter into LDA with S and R Corp re property at Parcel 5, 291 Jackson St and consummate sale of said property

5.3.

Vote-Transfer 57,000.00 in funds for General Cemetery Improvements

6.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

7.

PETITIONS

7.1.

Misc. - Leontino da Silva request installation of (1) handicap parking sign at 332 Lawrence Street.

7.2.

Misc. - Michael Califano request installation of (1) handicap parking sign on Whidden Street near 87 Moore Street.

7.3.

Axis Engineering Group - Request installation of underground communication conduit at 40 Andrews Street.

8.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

8.1.

C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. have all related departments address and correct the ongoing problems at 73-75 Beech Street.

8.2.

C. Rourke - Req. City Mgr. and the DPW dedicate a granite park bench at Callery Park in honor of Mrs. Mary Kay McNeil.

8.3.

C. Rourke - Req. City Mgr. have LPD and Inspectional Services provide a report on recent police activity as well as any inspectional reports in regards to 75 Beech Street.

8.4.

C. Rourke - Req. City Mgr. update Council on the delay associated with contaminated soil in regards to MASSDOT—VFW Highway project from University Avenue to Aiken Avenue; such report should outline safety measures that have been put in place during the delay.

8.5.

C. Samaras - Req. City Mgr. provide an update on all costs at high school sites associated with traffic, including traffic upgrades along Rogers Street, Douglas Road, Village Street and Clark Road.

8.6.

C. Samaras - Req. City Mgr. provide an updated time line for each component of the MEPA review.

8.7.

C. Samaras/C. Leahy - Req. City Mgr. provide an update regarding costs of all infrastructure improvements (ie. Water/Sewer upgrades); include the costs associated with the replication of all the open space areas pursuant to Article 97.

8.8.

c. Leahy - Req. City Mgr. clarify what the costs will be regarding the pools for each proposed high school location.

8.9.

C. Leahy - Req. City Mgr. update City Council regarding LFD turn-out gear.

8.10.

C. Leahy - Req. City Mgr. clarify the issue regarding park land which was to be used by Central Catholic.

9.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

10.

ADJOURNMENT

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