Edward M. Augustus, Jr.

City Manager

COMMUNICATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER

City Council Agenda For

Tuesday, March 28, 2017


 
1.

APPOINTMENTS
Non-City Council Confirmation

 

Informational Communication

A.

Transmitting informational communication relative to the reappointments of Scott Cashman, Nicholas Chacharone and John Lauring to the Parks and Recreation Commission.

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2.

APPOINTMENTS
City Council Confirmation

 

Votes Required

A.

Recommend reappointments of Nancy Garr-Colzie and Paul Keister to the Commission on Disability.

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Votes Required

B.

Recommend reappointment of Vincent Pedone to the Worcester Redevelopment Authority.

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Votes Required

C.

Recommend appointments of Gerardo Schiano and Paul Smith to the Citizens Advisory Council.

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3.

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

 

Informational Communication

A.

Transmitting informational communication relative to City of Worcester and Worcester Public Schools wage earners for calendar year 2016.

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4.

EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 

Votes Required

A.

Recommend adoption of a resolution to file an application to designate 49 Canterbury Street as a Certified Project and approve a Tax Increment Financing Plan for the property.

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Informational Communication

B.

Transmitting Informational Communication Relative to a "Make Music Worcester" Event.

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Recommend Adoption

C.

Recommend adoption of an Order of Taking for the property located on 94 Southgate Street.Refer to CCM Item 9.33D

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5.

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS
Administration Division

 

Informational Communication

A.

Communication Relative to Keep Worcester Clean (KWC) Activity Report for the Month of December 2016.

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Informational Communication

B.

Transmitting informational communication relative to litter and recycling containers.

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6.

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS
Engineering and Architectural Services Division

 
7.

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS
Operations Division

 

Informational Communication

A.

Transmitting informational communication relative to the 2017 Spring Sweeping Program.

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8.

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS
Parks Division

 

Informational Communication

A.

Transmitting informational communication relative to the spring 2017 permits and field availability for various activities and events.

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Informational Communication

B.

Transmitting informational communication relative to the Rectangular Fields Master Plan.

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9.

FIRE DEPARTMENT

 
10.

POLICE DEPARTMENT

 
11.

DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS

 
12.

LICENSE COMMISSION

 
13.

LAW DEPARTMENT

 

Informational Communication

A.

Transmitting informational communication relative to what federal, state or local legislation established resettlement cities and what the legislative responsibility is for funding services as a result of being designated a resettlement city.

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Informational Communication

B.

Transmitting informational communication relative to whether or not a change of use, for the purpose of a short term accessory rental at a residential or mix use properties, could result in making this rental space applicable to taxes that are imposed on businesses.

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14.

DEPARTMENT OF INSPECTIONAL SERVICES
Administration

 
15.

DEPARTMENT OF INSPECTIONAL SERVICES
Building and Zoning Division

 
16.

DEPARTMENT OF INSPECTIONAL SERVICES
Housing and Health Inspections Division

 
17.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Division of Public Health

 

Informational Communication

A.

Transmitting informational communication relative to the proposed reduction in UMass Memorial psychiatric beds.

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18.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Division of Elder Affairs

 
19.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Division of Human Rights and Disabilities

 
20.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Division of Veterans Services

 
21.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Division of Youth Services

 
22.

WORCESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY

 
23.

EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE CITY MANAGER
Election Commission Division

 
24.

PUBLIC SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

 
25.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE
Assessing Division

 
26.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE
Budget Office Division

 
27.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE
Energy and Asset Management

 
28.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE
Purchasing Division

 
29.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE
Technical Services Division

 
30.

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE
Treasury and Collections Division

 
31.

FINANCE ITEMS
Capital Transfers

 

Votes Required

A.

Recommend that Thirty Two Thousand Seven Dollars And Forty Eight Cents ($32,007.48) be transferred from Account #91C7804, Citywide Capital Equipment, to Account #68C702, DPSD Capital Equipment, to pay for previously approved capital equipment items for the Emergency Communications Center and the City Hall VOIP Telephone System.

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Votes Required

B.

Recommend that Forty Thousand Dollars And No Cents ($40,000.00) be transferred from Loan Account #91C7804, Capital Equipment, and be appropriated to DPW Account #41C703, Capital Equipment, to allow for the payment of this equipment.

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Votes Required

C.

Recommend that Two Hundred Eighteen Dollars And No Cents ($218.00) be transferred from Loan Account #91C731A, Water Capital Equipment, and be appropriated to DPW Account #45C703, Water Capital Equipment, to allow for payment of freight & shipping on previously approved items.

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Votes Required

D.

Recommend that One Hundred Fifteen Thousand Five Hundred Dollars And No Cents ($115,500.00) be transferred from Loan Account # 91C734A, Sewer Capital Equipment, and be appropriated to DPW Account # 44C704, Sewer Capital Equipment, to allow for the payment of this budgeted and approved equipment item.

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Votes Required

E.

Recommend that Fifty Thousand One Hundred Seventy Six Dollars And No Cents($50,176.00) be transferred from Loan Account #91C731A, Water Capital Equipment, and be appropriated to DPW Account #45C703, Water Capital Equipment, to allow for he payment of these vehicles.

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32.

FINANCE ITEMS
Grants and Donations

 

Votes Required

A.

Recommend adoption of a resolution to accept with gratitude a donation in the amount of One Thousand Nine Hundred Dollars And No Cents ($1,900.00) from the Daughters of Walter Cosgrove for a Memorial Bench.

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Votes Required

B.

Recommend adoption of a resolution to accept with gratitude a donation in the amount of four hundred dollars ($400.00) from an anonymous donor for the Green Hill Golf Course.

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Votes Required

C.

Recommend adoption of a resolution to file, accept and expend a grant in the amount of Four Hundred Dollars And No Cents ($400.00) from private citizens/ business to the Worcester Fire Department.

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Votes Required

D.

Recommend adoption of a resolution to file, accept and expend a grant in the amount of Six Thousand Dollars And No Cents ($6,000.00) from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services for the Mass Decontamination Unit Grant.

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Votes Required

E.

Recommend adoption of a resolution to file, accept, and expend a grant in the amount of One Hundred Thousand Dollars And No Cents ($100,000.00) from the Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts Activation Fund program, for the implementation of an infant mortality reduction initiative.

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Votes Required

F.

Recommend adoption of a resolution to file, accept and expend a grant of up to Sixty Five Thousand Dollars And No Cents ($65,000.00) from the Health Foundation of Central Mass for a planning grant to help the HHS Homeless Division.

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Votes Required

G.

Recommend adoption of a resolution to file, accept and expend a grant in the amount of One Hundred Sixty Nine Thousand Three Hundred Forty Nine Dollars and No Cents ($169,349.00) from Community Legal Aid, Inc., for the Worcester Fair Housing Subgrant.

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33.

FINANCE ITEMS
Operational Transfers

 

Votes Required

A.

Recommend that Fifty Nine Thousand Dollars And No Cents ($59,000.00) be transferred from Account #330-07, Land Sales, and be appropriated to Account #043-93000, Economic Development Capital Outlay.

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Votes Required

B.

Recommend the transfer of Eighty Five Thousand Dollars And No Cents ($85,000.00) from Account #900-92000, Contingency, to Account #172-92099, Unemployment Compensation, to pay for expenses related to Unemployment through Fiscal Year end.

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Votes Required

C.

Recommend that Fifty Thousand Dollars And No Cents ($50,000.00) be transferred from Account #330-07, Land Sales, and be appropriated to Account #043-93000, Economic Development Capital Outlay.

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Votes Required

D.

Recommend that Nine Thousand Dollars And No Cents ($9,000.00) be transferred from Account #330-07, Land Sales, and be appropriated to Account #043-93000, Economic Development Capital Outlay to acquire title to the property located at 94 Southgate Street.Refer to CCM Item 9.4C

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Votes Required

E.

Recommend that Fifty Six Thousand Dollars And No Cents ($56,000.00) be transferred from #900-92000, Contingency, to Account #330-91000, DPH Salaries, for a projected Worcester Division of Public Health salary budget deficit.

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34.

FINANCE ITEMS
Prior Year

 
35.

FINANCE
Loan Orders

 
36.

MISCELLANEOUS AGENDA TRANSMITTALS

 

Informational Communication

A.

Transmitting informational communication relative to the second quarter update from Discover Central Massachusetts.

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