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Date:        October 5, 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.

Communication Remote / Zoom Participation:

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3.

CITY CLERK

3.1.

Minutes Of Finance SC September 28th; City Council Regular Meeting September 28th, For Acceptance.

4.

UTILITY PUBLIC HEARING

4.1.

Cellco Partnership D/B/A Verizon Wireless - Request Installation Of Small Cell Facility On Existing Utility Pole At 7 Whitman Street. (Cont. from 9/28/21)

5.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

5.1.

Motion Responses

A) Motion Response - VFW Street Sweeping and Debris Cleanup
B) Motion Response - Tree Maintenance
C) Motion Response - East Pawtucketville Trash Issues
D) Motion Response - Underground Railroad Signage
E) Motion Response - Musgray Square

5.2.

Informational Reports

F) Informational - Mosaic Lowell Cultural Economy Plan

5.3.

Communication - Appoint Tha Chhan to License Commission

5.4.

Communication - Collective Bargaining Agreements

6.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

6.1.

Vote -Ratify and Approve the Execution by City Manager of Amended MOU with MVEA Unit IIP

6.2.

Vote-Accept.Expend $308,000 Grant to LPD -3 yr period

6.3.

Vote-Designate Members of the Board of Health as Special Municipal Employees

6.4.

Vote-Ratify and Approve the Execution by City Manager of Amended MOU with Lowell Organization of City Engineers

6.5.

Vote-Ratify and Approve the Execution by City Manager of Amended MOU with Traffic Supervisors Association

6.6.

Vote-Ratify and Approve the Execution by City Manager of MOU with AFSCME Local 1705A

6.7.

Vote-Ratify and Approve the Execution by City Manager of MOU with Lowell Police Association Inc.

6.8.

Vote-Ratify and Approve the Execution by City Manager of MOU with Lowell Police Superior Offiers Association

6.9.

Vote-Ratify and Approve the Execution by City Manager of MOU with MVEA Inspectors

6.10.

Vote-Ratify and Approve the Execution by City Manager of MOU with MVEA Unit C

6.11.

Vote-Ratify and Approve the Execution by City Manager of MOU with MVEA Unit D

6.12.

Vote-Ratify and Approve the Execution by City Manager of MOU with MVEA Unit I

6.13.

Vote-Ratify and Approve the Execution of City Manager of MOU with MVEA Unit II

6.14.

Vote-Ratify and Approve the Execution of City Manager of MOU with SEIU Local 888

7.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

7.1.

Economic/Downtown Development SC October 5, 2021.

8.

PETITIONS

8.1.

Misc. - Norma von Fricken request permission to discuss concerns regarding vagrants, homeless and panhandlers in the City.

8.2.

Misc. - Panela Restaurant (Juan Acevedo) request permission to install two (2) overhanging at 7 Hanover Street.

9.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

9.1.

C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. have DPD evaluate intersections that have “no turn on red” for effectiveness.

9.2.

C. Elliott - Req. Environment & Flood Issues SC meet regarding combined sewer overflow report to address wastewater treatment discharge and develop plan to remediate in cost effective manner.

9.3.

C. Elliott - Req. City Mgr. provide a report regarding the number of school resource officers (SRO) in the schools as well as the status of the current number of sworn officers and vacancies.

9.4.

C. Elliott - Req. Transportation SC discuss parking issues on Tolman Avenue.

9.5.

C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. have proper department explore placing a curb cut and crosswalk at 60 Lawrence Street, in front of the Arca De Refugio Church.

9.6.

C, Drinkwater - Req. City Mgr. and proper department explore partnerships with schools and/or non-profit entities that teach woodworking skills to young adults to construct new picnic tables and benches for City parks, as needed.

9.7.

C. Rourke - Req. City Mgr. have DPD review a “statutory nuisance” noise level ordinance.

9.8.

C. Rourke - Req. City Mgr. have DPW remove dead trees at Campbell Field.

9.9.

C. Rourke - Req. City Mgr. have Land and Buildings Department replace signage at Leblanc Field.

10.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

11.

ADJOURNMENT

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