Agenda 80 Percent


Date:
        January 29, 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 Environment & Flood Issues SC January 22nd; City Council Meeting January 22nd, for acceptance.

3.

AUDITOR BUSINESS

3.1.

Informational - Free Cash Certification.

4.

GENERAL PUBLIC HEARINGS

4.1.

Ordinance-Amend Ch 290 Zoning by extending the Regional Retail District to include 55, 75 and 77-81 Phoenix Avenue.

4.2.

Ordinance-Amend Ch. 9 , Article V Planning Board, s. 9-15 by increasing Associate Members from one to two.

5.

UTILITY PUBLIC HEARING

5.1.

FirstLight (Joyce Consulting Group) - Request permission to install underground fiber optic conduits at intersections of Lawrence and Billerica Streets.

5.2.

National Grid/Verizon NE - Request installation of new utility pole and underground conduit at 97 Tanner Street.

6.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

6.1.

Motion Responses

A) Motion Response - HCID Garage Update
B) Motion Response - Polling Location Accessibility
C) Motion Response - Mandatory Voter Purge
D) Motion Response - Marijuana Revenue
E) Motion Response - Downtown Pedestrian Crossings
6.2.

Petition Responses

F) Petition Response - Boylston St. Pedestrian Safety
G) Petition Response - Route 38 Project
6.3.

Informational Reports

H) Informational - Budget Update - Governor's Submittal
6.4.

Communication - Planning Board recommendation with respect to change of Zoning Ordinance to extend zoning district (Regional Retail District) 55, 75 and 77-81 Phoenix Avenue.

6.5.

Communication - Planning Board recommendation with respect to amending Code of Ordinances, Ch. 9 (Boards, Commissions, Committees) to increase number of associate members to the Planning Board.

6.6.

Communication-Reappoint Matthew Donahue, Esq and Marjorie Miller to Lowell Civic Stadium Commission

6.7.

Communication-Notification to Marjorie Miller of her designation of Chairperson to Lowell Civic Stadium Commission

6.8.

Communication-Accept resignation of George DeLuca Hunger Homeless Commission

6.9.

Communication-Reappointments and Appointments to Hunger Homeless Commission

6.10.

Communication - City Manager request Out of State Travel (1) Career Center; (1) LPD.

7.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

7.1.

Vote-Appropriate Certified Free Cash to various accounts

7.2.

Vote-Transfer 10,000 in funds for Inspectors' Overtime in Development Services

8.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

9.

PETITIONS

9.1.

Claim - (1) Personal Injury; (1) Property Damage.

10.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

10.1.

C. Nuon - Req. City Mgr. have Transportation Engineer review the “dangerous” flow of traffic at the intersection of First St., Bradley St. and State highway Rt. 110.

10.2.

C. Nuon - Req. City Mgr. provide a report regarding updated status of the Smith Baker building.

10.3.

C. Cirillo - Req. City Mgr. have proper department provide the City Council a plan to design and build Lowell's own municipal broadband network to provide our residents fast and affordable internet service.

10.4.

C. Kennedy - Req. City Mgr. instruct the DPD to assist the dwelling House of Hope in finding an appropriate location for a residential program for women.

11.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

12.

ADJOURNMENT

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