Agenda 80 Percent


Date:
        
June 8, 2021
Time:        6:30 PM
Location: City Council Chamber, 375 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor, Lowell, MA 

1.

ROLL CALL

2.

MAYOR'S BUSINESS

2.1.

Accept - Communication from City Auditor.

3.

CITY CLERK

3.1.

Minutes Of Economic/Downtown Development SC May 25th; Housing SC Joint with Zoning SC May 25th; City Council Regular Meeting May 25th; Election Laws/Redistricting SC June 2nd, For Acceptance.

4.

GENERAL PUBLIC HEARINGS

4.1.

Vote - FY22 Appropriation Order.

4.2.
4.3.

Loan Order - Capital Plan Loan Order FY22.

4.4.

Ordinance- Create Cyber Security Administrator Position In MIS Position And Salary.

4.5.

Ordinance- Create Grant Writer Position In Fire And Establish Salary.

4.6.

Ordinance- Create Utility Engineer Position In Water And Establish Salary.

5.

UTILITY PUBLIC HEARING

5.1.

Comcast - Request Installation Of Communications Conduit To Provide Service From 138 To 160 Middlesex Street.

6.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

6.1.

Motion Responses

A) Motion Response - Parks Trash Disposal
B) Motion Response - Pollywog Pond
C) Motion Response - Yard Waste Pickup
D) Motion Response - Maple Street Issues
E) Motion Response - Keenan Square Relocation
F) Motion Response - American Rescue Plan Funds
G) Motion Response - Juneteenth Holiday
H) Motion Response - 51A Reports in Greater Lowell Area
6.2.

Communication - Resignation of Mary Katherine Lapinski

7.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

7.1.

Vote- Auth City Manager Exec Maintenance Agr - MassDOT

7.2.

Vote- Auth City Manager Exec Temp License Agr - Swamp Locks

7.3.

Vote-Apply.Accept.Expend MassWorks Grant $1150000.00

7.4.

Vote-Auth City Manager Exec License Agreement - Signature Bridge

8.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

8.1.

Election Laws/Redistricting SC June 8, 2021.

8.2.

Wire Insp. - National Grid/Verizon NE - Request Relocation Of (1) JO Pole At 61-69 Rock Street.

9.

PETITIONS

9.1.

Claim - (1) Property Damage.

9.2.

National Grid - Request installation of new handhole and (2) four inch conduits connecting to it at 197 Appleton Street.

9.3.

University of Massachusetts Lowell (UML) - Request installation of electric conduit at Sarah Avenue under Riverside Street for new source feeder for UML North Campus.

10.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

10.1.

C. Conway - Req. City Mgr. meet with the appropriate department to provide a report regarding tree and stump removal; also include tree maintenance and provide the cost of each procedure.

10.2.

C. Rourke - Req. City Mgr. look into eligible projects under the Massachusetts Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations Communities (PARC) and the Local Acquisitions for Natural Diversity (LAND) grants.

10.3.

C. Rourke - Req. City Mgr. contact State officials regarding the re-opening of the Registry of Motor Vehicles in Lowell.

10.4.

C. Rourke/C. Samaras - Req. City Mgr. look into the options for repaving parking lot at Cawley Stadium.

10.5.

C. Rourke/C. Samaras - Req. City Council name the girls and boys locker rooms at Cawley Memorial Stadium after John Blake Galvin, Jr. following the renovation.

10.6.

C. Drinkwater - Req. City Mgr. provide an update on the MA Department of Public Health’s Targeted Outreach Initiative for COVID vaccine equity and awareness in Lowell.

10.7.

M. Leahy - Req. Economic/Downtown Development SC meet in cooperation with DPD and the Mayor’s Office to hold a meeting with downtown businesses to discuss the Rapid Relief Plan; ensure DPD send invites to downtown businesses.

11.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

12.

ADJOURNMENT

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