Agenda 80 Percent


Date:
        October 17, 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.

Recognitions - (1) Cultural Organization of Lowell's Creaticity and Makers Festival; (2) Lowell Celebrates Kerouac. Presentation/Announcement - (1) Merrimack Valley Food Bank's Food Day; (2) Angkor Dance Troupe's Preah Thoung Neang Neak.

3.

CITY CLERK

3.1.

Minutes of City Council Meeting October 10th, for acceptance.

4.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

4.1.

Motion Responses

  1. Drive for Puerto Rico

  2. Abandoned Steel Pole on Corner Campbell Dr. & Wedge St.

  3. Update Regarding 392 Princeton Blvd.

  4. Speed Radar

  5. Turnout Gear

  6. Senior Transportation

  7. High School Fire Safety Concerns

  8. Infrastructure Improvements and Field Replication

  9. School Busing Study

  10. Regulatory and Zoning Approvals

4.2.

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

5.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

5.1.

Vote-Accept MGL c.59 s.5 Fifth C increase exemption for veterans organizations to 1.5M

6.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

6.1.

Zoning SC October 17, 2017.

6.2.

Wire Insp. - National Grid - Request installation of new heavy duty handhole located at 239 East Merrimack Street to allow service upgrade.

6.3.

Wire Insp. - National Grid - Request installation of new pole and relocate overhanging wires located at Adams Street (St. Patrick's Church).

7.

PETITIONS

7.1.

Misc. - Daniel Gannon request City Council review City of Lowell Firearm Licensing Policy.

7.2.

Misc. - Michelle Foote request installation of traffic light at intersection of Perkins Street and Aiken Avenue.

7.3.

Misc. - Long Tran (Hair Solution) request changing "30 Minute Parking" sign to "Customer Only Parking" sign at business located at 108 Aiken Avenue.

8.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

8.1.

C. Leahy - Req. City Mgr. have proper department provide an update regarding property at 29 Frothingham Street.

8.2.

C. Leahy-Req City Mgr have the Traffic Engineer address safety concerns of pedestrians crossing in front of City Hall.

8.3.

C. Leary/C. Leahy - Req. City Mgr. have DPW paint and update crosswalks in front of Father Martin E. Norton Manor at 117 - 137 High Street.

8.4.

C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. provide update regarding progress at the Rourke Bridge.

8.5.

C. Rourke - Req. City Mgr. have proper department install a stop sign at the corner of Stromquist Avenue and Bowden Street.

8.6.

M. Kennedy-Req. City Mgr. provide a report on polling locations and discuss confusion regarding polling locations prior to the preliminary election.

8.7.

M. Kennedy-Req. City Mgr. secure the current LTC policy on coverage of forums and candidates nights for municipal elections.

9.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

10.

ADJOURNMENT

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