Minutes of City Council Meeting December 17th; City Council Special Meeting December 23rd, for acceptance.
Ordinance-Smoking in Playgrounds Prohibited.
Ordinance-Amend. Ch. 150 Fees re Smoking in Playgrounds Prohibited.
Ordinance-Quarterly Traffic-December 2019.
National Grid - Request installation underground electric conduits and a new heavy duty hand hole at 160 Middlesex Street.
COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER
Communication-Appoint Caleb Cheng to Planning Board
Communication-Appoint Russell Pandres as Associate Member to Planning Board
Communication-Appointments to Lowell Telecommunications Corporation
Communication - City Manager request Out of State Travel (1) Career Center.
VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER
Vote-Accept.Expend 3,000.00 in Grant funds from Lowell Cultural Council to support Senior Art Exploration
Vote-Accept.Expend 3,000.00 in Grant funds from Lowell Cultural Council to support Senior Live Performances
REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)
Wire Insp. - National Grid/Verizon NE - Req. relocation of (1) JO Pole #1 at 834 Andover Street (on Harland Avenue)
Claims - (3) Property Damage.
Misc. - Luz Ortiz request installation of handicap parking sign at 50 Ware Street (second floor).
Misc. - Manuel/Brenda Freitas and Joseph/Marianne Gaspari request City Council abandon portion of Edgewood Street (paper street).
C. Mercier - Req. City Council adopt a resolution supporting saving Minor League Baseball (Lowell Spinners) and request City Mgr. instruct Law Dept. to draft such a resolution.
C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. provide City Council with a report regarding the negotiations and relocation and other charges concerning 75 Arcand Drive.
C. Elliott - Req. City Council discuss including positions of City Manager, and any other contracted positions, to City ordinance pertaining to salaries for employees.
C. Elliott - Req. City Council discuss provisions of City Code of Ordinances, Chapter 167, Hawkers and Peddlers Licenses.
C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. provide a report on process to change Charter to allow residents to vote and elect the Mayor.
C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. provide a report regarding number of apartments inspected in 2019 under Housing Standards Ordinance; Chapter 276 of Code of Ordinances.
C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. provide a report regarding status of speed limit on Billerica Street.
C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. provide a report regarding the number of enforcement actions under City Ordinance Chapter 227, Property Maintenance, Minimum Standards.
C. Samaras - Req. City Mgr. establish an Ad Hoc Commission to prepare a protocol regarding placement of Mayoral portraits through out City Hall.