CITY OF WORCESTER
Economic Development Committee Meeting
Monday, June 9, 2008
Convened: 1:42 P.M.
Adjourned: 3:06 P.M.
Konstantina B. Lukes
Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford
|Chairperson Philip P Palmieri |
|Councilor Paul P Clancy Jr|
|Councilor Barbara G Haller |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
|Present Were:||Chairperson Councilor Philip P Palmieri |
Councilor Paul P Clancy Jr
Councilor Barbara G Haller
Councilor Gary Rosen
Councilor Michael J Germain @ 1:50 p.m.
Councilor Frederick C. Rushton @ 2:13 p.m.
|Also:||City Manager Michael V. O'Brien|
Assistant City Manager Julie A. Jacobson
City Solicitor David M. Moore
Chief Financial Officer Thomas Zidelis
CItySquare Project Coordinator Richard Trifero
Development Staff Paul Morano, Stephen Crane
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk
COMMUNICATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER - PUBLIC HEARING CITYSQUARE
Requesting City Council adopt the attached amendment to the CitySquare General Development Agreement.
# 7.38C CM May 20, 2008
Recommend to Accept the City Manager's request for a public hearing on a roll call of 3-0, and Recommend File the Communication
Transmitting communication relative to a proposed amendment to the CitySquare District Improvement Financing (DIF) Plan and an amendment to the CitySquare Permit Fee Ordinance.
# 10c CC May 27, 2008
Recommend Approval on a roll call of 3-0
The City Manager and Mr. Young Park of Berkeley Investments provided a presentation and responded to questions concerning the proposed amendment to the CitySquare General Development Agreement for those in attendance. Mr. Park was accompanied by Barbara Smith-Bacon, Berkeley Project Director and Attorney Robert Longdon
The hearing commenced @ 1:42 p.m. and was closed @ 3:01 p.m.
1. Richard Kerver, Worcester resident
2. Dawn E. Clark, Worcester resident
3. Michael Lanava, Worcester resident
4. Matt Wally, Worcester resident
5. Julie Holstrom, no residence given
6. Jo Hart, Worcester resident
That the City Council accept the City Council's Standing Committee on Economic Development goals as the following: 1) the establishment of parking overlay zones in the Canal District, lower Chandler St., lower Grafton St., lower Lincoln St., and Quinsigamond Village, 2) the expansion of commuter rail in cooperation with the State Administration, and 3) the commencement of City Square, Phase IA.