Date: September 14, 2021 Time:6:30 PM Location: City Council Chamber, 375 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor, Lowell, MA /Zoom (Hybrid)
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Minutes Of Transportation SC August 24th; City Council Regular Meeting August 24th; Zoning SC September 7th, For Acceptance.
A) Motion Response - Hiring Health Inspectors Through CARES B) Motion Response - Pyne School Entrance Landscape Maintenance C) Motion Response - School Street Cemetery Wall D) Motion Response - Street Sweeping E) Motion Response - Shedd Parking Lot F) Motion Response - Varnum Sidewalk G) Motion Response - Hale Street H) Motion Response - Douglas Road Sidewalks I) Motion Response - Carney Field Seating J) Motion Response - Fire Station Infrastructure K) Motion Response - Andover Street Turn Markings L) Motion Response - District Four Polling Locations M) Motion Response – Bus Service to Polling Locations
C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. have proper department remove the “Tow Area-No Parking” sign and replace it with “Church Only Parking” sign at 211 Fletcher Street and refer to Law Department to prepare a 60 Day Trial Order.
C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. explore ways and means to purchase for use by the LPD from First Responder money, a 4-door ATV that is allowed to idle; and maneuver into small places and rough terrain.
C. Elliott - Req. City Council vote to recommend to the Board of Parks dedicate the basketball courts at Fr. Maquire Park in honor of Cheryl Saba (Letendre) in recognition of her 27 plus years of community and volunteer service to running the SJA Basketball League.
C. Elliott - Req. Transportation SC meet regarding traffic congestion on West Meadow Road during school hours.
C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. have Inspectional Services take immediate measures to address trash issues on White Street, Sarah Avenue and Gershom Street; and other adjacent streets, in particular at rental properties.
C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. have DPW provide a report regarding the number of beaver dams addressed at streams, brooks and other bodies of water in Pawtucketville including those adjacent to the West Meadow Conservation Area and provide regular inspections.
C. Elliott - Req. Transportation SC meet regarding designating parking spots on Mt. Hope Street for the church, between White Street and 4th Avenue.
C. Nuon - Req. City Mgr. provide an update regarding hiring process to fill the ARPA finance manager, as well as the process and the timeline for the DEI officer.
C. Rourke - Req. City Mgr. update Council regarding Traffic Engineer position and initiate the addition of a traffic consultant to the Department of Planning and Development.
C. Rourke - Req. City Mgr. provide update regarding construction/bridge projects throughout the City.
C. Drinkwater - Req. City Mgr. provide an update regarding the GoLowell Shared Streets Projects and Corridor Studies, and possible funding sources to implement recommended improvements.
C. Chau - Req. City Mgr. contact property owner at corner of Nottingham and Powell Streets to address the unsightly overgrowth of bushes and trees on the property.
C. Chau - Req. City Mgr. have LPD provide report regarding enforcement of noise ordinance on “low riding” vehicles in the City.
C. Chau - Req. City Mgr. investigate installing a fence around Scullin Park/Morey School playground due to safety concerns of parents and staff.
C. Samaras - Req. City Mgr. provide a report regarding the status of the cement stands at Cawley Stadium.
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