LOWELL CITY COUNCIL
TUESDAY, MARCH 03, 2015
CITY HALL, CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER TIME 6:30 PM
1. CITY CLERK
1.1. Minutes of City Council Meeting February 24th; Transportation SC February 24th, for acceptance.
2. CITY AUDITOR
2.1. Communication – Snow and Ice Report. GENERAL PUBLIC HEARINGS
3. GENERAL PUBLIC HEARINGS
3.1. Ordinance-Amend s.222.15 entitled Panhandling COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE CITY MANAGER
4. COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE CITY MANAGER
4.1. Motion Responses
(A) Motion Response – Drug Overdoses in City
(B) Motion Response – Update on Estimated Billing System
(C) Motion Response – City Wi-Fi Downtown
(D) Motion Response – Petition to Governor for Financial Relief Snow Removal
(E) Motion Response – Letter to Surrounding Communities to Join Petition for Financial Relief Informational Reports
(F) Informational – Timetable for Constable Appointments
4.2. Communication-Reappoint James Wilde (Historic Board)
4.3. Communication-Reappoint Richard Lockhart (Historic Board)
REPORTS (SUB / COMMITTEE, IF ANY)
5. REPORTS (SUB / COMMITTEE, IF ANY)
5.1. Auditor & Clerk Oversight SC March 3, 2015. PETITIONS
6.1. Claims – (2) Property.
6.2. Misc. – Leo Sheridan c/o Soucy Trust request City abandon/convey 30 Glenwood Street to adjacent
6.3. Misc. – Yu Zhou (Mandarin Asian Bistro) request approval to install overhaning sign at 24 Market
6.4. Misc. – Luis Delossantos request appeal and reimbursement for towing.
6.5. Comcast Southern NE – Request installation of 3″ underground conduit at 202 Chelmsford St.
CITY COUNCIL – MOTIONS
7. CITY COUNCIL – MOTIONS
7.1. C. Mercier – Req. City Mgr. find ways and means of providing glass cases to display present and previous Mayor’s items that can be placed in the Mayor’s Reception Room so that the public can view gifts to each Mayor.
7.2. C. Mercier – Req. Parks & Recreation SC convene a meeting to discuss the naming of a park in the Hamilton Canal District that is referenced as Point Park.
7.3. C. Belanger/C. Rourke – Req. City Mgr. work with DPD on a comprehensive marketing plan to promote “Lowell Week” to assist Lowell businesses due to sluggish winter economy.
7.4. C. Belanger/C. Samaras – Req. City Mgr. organize a festival to take place in April along Cupples Square corridor to celebrate Cambodian New Year.
7.5. M. Elliott/C. Belanger – Req. City Mgr./City Solicitor provide a report on zoning ordinance relative to “grandfather” provision for issuance of building permits (for multi units at burned out properties) and establish procedure to review current zoning to reduce housing density.
7.6. M. Elliott – Req. Finance SC discuss recent report on overtime usage.
8. Time for meeting to stand adjourned.