Agenda 80 Percent


 Date:
       
June 22, 2021
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 Finance SC June 8th; City Council Regular Meeting June 8th, City Council Special Meeting (Executive Session) June 15th, For Acceptance.

3.

UTILITY PUBLIC HEARING

3.1.

National Grid - Request Installation Of New Handhole And (2) Four Inch Conduits Connecting To It At 197 Appleton Street.

3.2.

University Of Massachusetts Lowell (UML) - Request Installation Of Electric Conduit At Sarah Avenue Under Riverside Street For New Source Feeder For UML North Campus.

4.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

4.1.

Motion Responses

A) Motion Response - LHS Project Workforce Demographics Report

B) Motion Response - Vaccine Outreach and DPH Equity Initiative

C) Motion Response - Cawley Stadium Parking Lot

D) Motion Response - Clemente Field

E) Motion Response - PARC and LAND Grants

F) Motion Response - Middlesex Street No Parking Here to Corner

G) Motion Response - 4 Way Stop at Westmoreland-Mariposa-Rockingham

H) Motion Response - 4 Way Stop at Havilah and Remington

I) Motion Response - 4 Way Stop at 6th-7th-Mt Hope

J) Motion Response - Protocol for Traffic Issues

K) Motion Response - Rivers Edge

4.2.

Informational Reports

L) Informational - 330 Jackson Street

M) Informational - Go Lowell

N) Informational - Parking Study

O) Informational - 11 Kensington St

P) Informational - Extension of Certain Measures Adopted in Response to COVID-19

Q) Informational - Construction Update

4.3.

Communication - Resignation of Chvathana Te, Citizen Advisory Committee

4.4.

Communication - Resignation of Nicola Bula, Citizen Advisory Committee

4.5.

Communication - City Manager Request Out Of State Travel (2) LPD.

5.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

5.1.

Vote -Set FY2022 Revolving Fund Spending Limits

5.2.

Vote- Transfer 139,100 Surplus Funding to Certain Accounts

5.3.

Vote-Accept.Expend 30,000 MA Dept of Mental Health Grant

5.4.

Vote-Apply.Accept.Expend 20,000 Greening the Gateway program

5.5.

Vote-Transfer 541,000 Surplus Funding to Certain Accounts

5.6.

Vote-Transfer Parking Enterprise Fund to Disability Commission 20,000.00

6.

ORDERS FROM THE CITY MANAGER

6.1.

Order-60 day trial

7.

RESOLUTIONS

7.1.

Resolution-Act to Rebuild the Commonwealth's Cultural Future

8.

CONSTABLE BONDS

8.1.

Communication - City Mgr. Request Approval Of Constable Bonds For Stanley Wyzansky.

9.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

9.1.

Non-Profit Organizations SC June 22, 2021.

10.

PETITIONS

10.1.

Claims - (2) Property Damage; (1) Personal Injury.

10.2.

Misc. - Sharon St. Onge request installation of a street light at the corner of Lakeview Avenue and Campaw Street.

10.3.

Misc. - Donna Ambrosini request installation of handicap parking sign in front of 108 Fayette Street.

10.4.

Misc. - Kimberly Ann Meehan Request Installation Of Handicap Parking Sign at 98 Lewis Street.

10.5.

National Grid - Request installation of new switch gear and electric conduit for power to new parking garage at 171 Jackson Street.

11.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

11.1.

C. Elliott - Req. Finance SC meet to discuss Division of Local Services (DLS) recommendation to establish Special Injury Leave Indemnity Fund for police and firefighters.

11.2.

C. Elliott - Req. City Council vote to restore memorial dedicated to the Passaconway Tribe on Pawtucket Boulevard at the corner of Mammoth Road.

11.3.

C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. have Law Dept. provide report on adopting the Brave Act, Acts of 2018, Chapter 218 Sec. 15, relative to allowing exemption for Gold Star wives.

11.4.

C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. provide a report on abutter notifications process on building construction permits, including ANR lots.

11.5.

C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. provide report on the number of zones in the City that allow for Single Lodge Housing.

11.6.

C. Nuon - Req. City Mgr. provide update regarding status of the former Garcia Brogan’s space in the Early Garage and prepare it for a new tenant as soon as possible.

11.7.

C. Drinkwater - Req. City Mgr. and appropriate departments partner with Lowell National Historic Park, UMass-Lowell and relevant non-profit organizations to explore placing permanent signage, marking the 30 plus sites in Lowell connected to the Underground Railroad and Anti-Slavery Movement.

11.8.

C. Drinkwater - Req. joint meeting of City Council and School Committee Municipal Facilities SC to discuss Lowell High School flooding, restoration and status of fire suppression and alarm systems throughout City buildings.

11.9.

C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. provide a report regarding how many veterans, women, Lowellians, minorities and Lowell union members are employed in the building and remodeling project at Lowell High School.

11.10.

C. Samaras - Req. City Mgr. work with appropriate department to place a permanent speed monitoring device on Aiken Avenue.

11.11.

C. Samaras - Req. City Mgr. work with proper department to resurface roadway on the Ouellette Bridge in preparation of the lighting of that bridge.

11.12.

C. Chau - Req. City Mgr. provide installation update on “no parking from here to corner” sign on Chelmsford St. and Waite St.

11.13.

C. Chau - Req. City Mgr. provide update on the ongoing construction and roadwork projects in the Highlands area including locations and timeframe.

11.14.

C. Chau - Req. City Mgr. investigate installation of a “No Parking Here to Corner “ sign on Howard Street at the intersection of Westford Street.

12.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

13.

ADJOURNMENT

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