Agenda 80 Percent
 
 
 Date:
        November 9, 2021

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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3.

CITY CLERK

3.1.

Minutes Of City Council Regular Meeting October 26th, For Acceptance.

4.

GENERAL PUBLIC HEARINGS

4.1.

Ordinance- Create Position And Salary For Epidemiologist-Health Dept.

5.

UTILITY PUBLIC HEARING

5.1.

National Grid - Request Installation Of Handhold And 120 Feet Of Conduit For Service To Cell Antenna On Appleton Street Pole #17.

5.2.

National Grid - Request Installation Of Gas Main Extension From 35 To 79 Pratt Avenue.

5.3.

New Cingular Wireless (D/B/A AT&T) - Request Installation Of A Small Cell Antenna On Existing Pole At 84 University Avenue At Riverside Street.

6.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER

6.1.

Motion Responses

A) Motion Response - Woodworking Partnerships
B) Motion Response - Backflow Preventers

6.2.

Informational Reports

C) Informational - Website Redesign

6.3.

Communication - Reappointments to Council on Aging

7.

VOTES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

7.1.

Vote - Accept.Expend Elder Mental Health Outreach Grant

7.2.

Vote -Approve exemption of Gregory Balamotis MGL c.268A s.20

8.

ORDINANCES FROM THE CITY MANAGER

8.1.

Ordinance - Amending Chapter 56-5 Legal holidays and vacation

9.

REPORTS (SUB/COMMITTEE, IF ANY)

10.

PETITIONS

10.1.

Claim - (1) Property Damage.

10.2.

Misc. - Somdeth Xaysongkham request City Council abandon the dead-end section of Seneca Street.

10.3.

Boston Gas d/b/a National Grid - Request installation of 400 feet of new 2 inch plastic along Bassett Street.

10.4.

Boston Gas - Request installation of replacement gas main on Woodward, Orchard, Oxford, Wright, Starbird, Courtland, Waterford, W. 5th and Adams.

10.5.

Boston Gas - Request installation of replacement gas main Walker, Bachelder, Litchfield, Ready and Hampton.

10.6.

Verizon NE - Request installation of (4) underground conduits along 657 Middlesex Street. (Lord Overpass Project)

11.

CITY COUNCIL - MOTIONS

11.1.

C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. have proper department address vandalism of the Portuguese Flag and pole; the cleanliness of the Portuguese monument in the Back Central Street area; and the constant destruction of property by the homeless who hang around in that area.

11.2.

C. Mercier - Req. City Mgr. have Transportation Engineer prepare 60 Day Trial for a handicap parking sign in front of 291 Summer Street.

11.3.

C. Elliott - Req. City Council discuss and act on next steps to implement results of ballot question allowing residents to vote for Mayor.

11.4.

M. Leahy - Req. City Mgr. have Transportation Engineer look at off-street parking regulations for condominiums throughout the City of Lowell.

12.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

13.

ADJOURNMENT

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