Date: Jan 26, 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: City Council Chamber
375 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor, Lowell, MA
Minutes of City Council Meeting January 19th, for acceptance.
COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE CITY MANAGER
(A) Newcomer Student Funding
(B) Lowell Properties in Disrepair
(C) Storm Drain on Hovey Street
(D) 43 Market Street Update
(E) Double Poles in East Pawtucketville
(F) Traffic Congestion
(G) Clean-up Between Hunts Falls Bridge and Duck Island
(H) 914 Varnum Manufactured Home
Communication – City Mgr. request Out of State Travel (1) LPD.
ORDINANCES FROM THE CITY MANAGER
Ordinance – Banning Replica Firearms
REPORTS (SUB / COMMITTEE, IF ANY)
Claim – (1) property.
CITY COUNCIL – MOTIONS
C. Mercier – Req. City Mgr. have proper department place a granite marker on the north side of the Ouellette Bridge in honor of Joseph R. Ouellette.
C. Samaras/C. Leary – Req. City Mgr. work with DPD to create a time-line for the development of the Bridge Street corridor based on the Cupples Square model. C. Samaras – Req. City Mgr. have proper department review the illegal parking of cars along Western Avenue.
C. Samaras – Req. City Mgr. have Traffic Engineer review possibility of installing 4 way stops signs at Aiken Ave. and Moody St. and Cabot St. and Moody St.
C. Samaras/C. Belanger – Req. City Mgr. ask the LDFC to include City of Lowell employees in their first time Lowell home buyers down payment assistance program.
C. Belanger – Req. City Mgr. provide City Council with a time-line for the bidding/design/construction of the new Hamilton Canal parking garage set to be completed in 2018.
C. Belanger/C. Elliott – Req. City Mgr. report on status of Plain Street re- alignment.
C. Leahy – Req. City Mgr. have proper department provide an update regarding property at 247 Remmington Street.
Time for meeting to stand adjourned.