C. Samaras - Req. City Council send letter of support to the Lowell Community Health Center regarding their request to Congress to pass the “Community Health Investment, Modernization and Excellence Act 2017” (CHIME).
C. Samaras - Req. City Mgr. initiate an application to the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund through the Mass Cultural Council and Mass Development to enhance the presence of public art and lighting in the City and to expand these efforts into the City’s neighborhoods for the coming year.
C. Milinazzo - Req. City Mgr. prepare a detail list of all estimated costs associated with both high school locations and the direct impact to the taxpayer including soft costs, construction costs, and ancillary or related costs i.e. Article 97, water and sewer upgrades, transportation and pedestrian improvements, potential eminent domain costs, and busing costs, etc.
C. Leary - Req. City Mgr. provide a report regarding DPW usage of chemical application when treating the road before, during and after storms; report should include the costs associated with implementation and recommendations for saving costs.
C. Leary - Req. City Mgr. provide a report regarding the number of contractors used to treat roads before, during and after storms; report to include use of GPS/GIS technology, the amount of product each contractor vehicle applies on the roads, the costs associated with the implementation recommendations for saving costs.
C. Leary - Req. City Mgr. provide an update regarding the discussions with Circle Health (“Lowell General Hospital”) as it relates to reaching a PILOT agreement with the City of Lowell.
C. Leary - Req. City Mgr. review the feasibility of changing the direction of traffic over the Howe, Ouellette and Rourke Bridges; one-way during peak driving periods, in an effort to determine if this could improve traffic congestion.
Office of the City Clerk - 375 Merrimack Street - Phone: 978.674.4161