MUNICIPAL OPERATIONS COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 9, 2002
Convened: 6:06 p.m.
Adjourned: 6:55 p.m.
(RECONVENED FROM JULY 26, 2002)
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Stephen T. Patton
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Konstantina B. Lukes @ 6:12 p.m.
Also: City Manager Thomas R. Hoover
††††††††† City Solicitor David M. Moore
††††††††† Director of Human Resources Jan Borg Silverman
††††††††† Budget Director John Pranckevicius
Dr. Arnold Gurwitz, Jill Dagilis, Jay Gardiner, Francis Birch and David Holden, Administrators: Department of Public Health & Code Enforcement
††††††††† City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk
1.†††††† Communication of the City Manager relative to proposed Reorganization Plan for the Department of Health & Code Enforcement.
††††††††† #20B CM† July 16, 2002
2.†††††† Order - Mayor Murray request Municipal Operations Committee in their discussion of the proposed reorganization of the Department of Health & Code Enforcement include some measures to determine the level of customer service.† Further, request discussion of employee education relating to customer service.
††††††††† #80u CC† July 16, 2002
3.†††††† Petition of Ronal Madnick, Exec. Dir., Worcester County Chapter American Civil Liberties Union of MA request Chapter 9, Section 1 of the Revised Ordinances of 1996 relative to Disorderly Behavior be changed.
††††††††† #87 CC† August 20, 2002
Mr. Ronal Madnick and Attorney Beverly Shabajian appeared and spoke re: #3 and 4 of this agenda.
4.† †††† Petition of Ronal Madnick, Exec. Dir., Worcester County Chapter American Civil Liberties Union of MA request City Manager clarify the rights of city employees, including department heads, to speak out on public issues, etc.
††††††††† #86 CC† August 20, 2002
Recommend Refer to Administration with an Order request the City Manager propose a policy clarifying the rights of city employees to the City Council for review, if no policy already exists.