Agenda 80 Percent
 
 
 Date:
        March 15, 2022

Time:        6:30 PM
Location: City Council Chamber, 375 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor, Lowell, MA / Zoom (Hybrid)

1.

ROLL CALL

2.

MAYOR'S BUSINESS

2.1.

Communication Remote / Zoom Participation:

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2.2.

Citation - Bam Bam Studio Fitness (Jason Greenaway and Leandro Malaquias)

3.

CITY CLERK

3.1.

Minutes Of City Council Meeting March 8th, For Acceptance.

4.

UTILITY PUBLIC HEARING

4.1.

National Grid - Request Installation Of 4 Inch Gas Main From 114 South Whipple To Sidney Street.

5.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

5.1.

Motion Responses

A) Motion Response - SBC Membership

5.2.

Informational Reports

B) Informational - Summary of LHS Project Budget
C) Informational - Presentation on LHS Project Budget
D) Informational - LHS Project Budget Through January 2022

5.3.

Communication - Appointments and Reappointment to the Council on Aging

5.4.

Communication - Reappointment of Mark Paton to Election Commission

6.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

6.1.

Vote - Authorize Superintendent of Schools Submit SOI to MSBA - Bartlett

6.2.

Vote - Authorize Superintendent of Schools Submit SOI to MSBA - Butler

6.3.

Vote - Authorize Superintendent of Schools Submit SOI to MSBA - Cardinal O'Connell

6.4.

Vote - Authorize Superintendent of Schools Submit SOI to MSBA - Daley

6.5.

Vote - Authorize Superintendent of Schools Submit SOI to MSBA - Greenhalge

6.6.

Vote - Authorize Superintendent of Schools Submit SOI to MSBA - Lincoln

6.7.

Vote - Authorize Superintendent of Schools Submit SOI to MSBA - McAvinnue

6.8.

Vote - Authorize Superintendent of Schools Submit SOI to MSBA - Murkland

6.9.

Vote - Authorize Superintendent of Schools Submit SOI to MSBA - Robinson

6.10.

Vote - Authorize Superintendent of Schools Submit SOI to MSBA - Rogers

6.11.

Vote - Authorize Superintendent of Schools Submit SOI to MSBA - Shaughnessy

6.12.

Vote-LHS MSBA cost increases

7.

ORDERS FROM THE CITY MANAGER

7.1.

Amending Loan Order - $38,568,011 for High School Project

8.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

8.1.

Finance SC March 15, 2022.

8.2.

Wire Insp. - Boston Gas D/B/A National Grid - Request Installation Of New 2 Inch Gas Main From 73 Beech St. To 6th Street.

9.

PETITIONS

9.1.

Claims - (5) Property Damage.

10.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

10.1.

C. Yem - Req. City Mgr. with Veterans Commission provide update regarding the laying of wreaths and American flags at all Veteran poles and squares, as well as, a parade on Memorial Day 2022.

10.2.

C. Yem - Req. City Mgr. work with proper department to utilize wireless emergency alert to broadcast any and all emergency messages to Lowell residents.

10.3.

C. Leahy - Req. City Mgr. look into feasibility of adding flag poles outside of entrance to City Hall on Arcand Drive.

10.4.

C. Leahy - Req. City Mgr. have National Grid repair Pole #12 on Fairmount Street near the Oakland Firehouse.

10.5.

C. Leahy - Req. City Mgr. put a work order in to have the outside of the Oakland Firehouse repaired and painted.

10.6.

C. Robinson - Req. City Mgr. work with proper department to install street lighting on Wachusett Street.

10.7.

C. Robinson - Req. City Mgr. work with Lowell Public Schools to look into the feasibility of acquiring the St. Louis property.

10.8.

C. Robinson - Req. City Mgr. provide status update on heating system and ADA compliant ramps at the Reilly School Facility.

10.9.

C. Nuon/C. Jenness - Req. City Council vote to request the support of the State Delegation in securing additional funding for the Lowell High School Project given anticipated cost overages caused by Covid-19’s impact on construction market.

10.10.

C. Jenness/C. Nuon - Req. City Mgr. have proper department look into potential traffic calming solutions for Lincoln Parkway.

10.11.

C. Jenness - Req. City Mgr. provide a report on the City’s current strategies and initiatives around the deployment of electric vehicle chargers around the City of Lowell.

10.12.

C. Jenness - Req. City Mgr. have proper department assess the accessibility of the crosswalk button at Market and Dutton Streets.

11.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

12.

ADJOURNMENT

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