It’s ALL BLATHER

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blath·er
VERB
talk long-windedly without making very much sense:
synonyms: prattle · babble · chatter · twitter · prate · go on · run on · [more]

NOUN
long-winded talk with no real substance.

City Council motions this week:

C. Elliott – Req. City Mgr. provide report on UMASS expansion of dormitories at Residences at Perkins Park and the Lofts at Perkins Park and impact of city tax revenue.

C. Elliott – Req. City Mgr. report on the city’s real-estate taxes agreement with UMass
Lowell involving UML Inn & Conference Center and the establishment and use of funds in the community improvement Fund.

C. Elliott – Req. City Mgr. report on agreement signed in December 2013 for the forgiveness of $300,00 in taxes at the Inn and Conference Center downtown and provide agreement signed in 2014,

C. Mercier – Req. City Council support a freeze on sale of all tax paying properties to UMass-Lowell until a fair formula for payment in lieu of taxes is reached between the parties.

C. Elliott – Req. City Mgr. provide report on number of properties zoned to allow construction of dormitories.

C. Leahy – Req. City Mgr. provide a copy of the TIF agreement for the Perkins Property as well as any . additional information regarding the original sale of the property by the City.

M. Kennedy – Req. City Mgr. and Assessors Office report to City Council regarding the potential for. taxing the commercial portion of the properties located at 50 Warren Street and 220 Pawtucket Street.