CITY OF WORCESTER
Economic Development Committee Meeting
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 5:33 P.M.
Adjourned: 6:27 PM
Joseph M. Petty
Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford
|Chairperson Frederick C Rushton |
|Councilor Joseph C O'Brien |
|Councilor George J Russell |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
|Present Were:||Chairperson Councilor Frederick C Rushton
Councilor Joseph C O'Brien
Councilor George J Russell
Councilor Sarai Rivera|
|Also:||Director of Economic Development Timothy McGourthy
Planning Director Joel Fontane
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk|
Report of the Historical Commission upon the Petition of Janet Merrill, President of Crown Hill Neighborhood Association requesting to create a Local Historic District to include some properties in the area of Pleasant, Piedmont, Chandler, Irving, Clinton Streets and Houchin Avenue.
# 15a CC December 18, 2012
In Committee January 8, 2013 - Held
Hearing Opened by the Chairperson @ 5:33 p.m. with the Chairperson requesting the Director of Planning to provide the Committee with a history of the petition, preparation of the documentation supporting the establishment of the proposed local historic district and details of the reasons for the proposed boundary lines.
The Committee unanimously agreed to amend the proposed boundary of the district to add property at 39 Irving Street at the request of the petitioner which met with concurrence from the administration and the petitionerís successor, Dr. Thomas Johnson.
1. John OíSullivan, Worcester resident
2. George Valeri, Worcester resident
3. Randall Bloom, Worcester resident
4. Thomas Johnson, Worcester resident
Recommend approval of the recommendation of the Historical Commission upon the petition to establish a Crown Hill Local Historic District as amended to add 39 Irving Street.
Hearing was closed by the Chairperson @ 6:27 PM
Request City Manager recommend to City Council within 30 days the framework for the structure of a program for future funding the financial gaps that will arise for improvements that property owners with the proposed Crown Hill Local Historic District will choose to make to their properties.
Report of the Historical Commission transmitting Addendum to the Crown Hill Local Historic District Report submitted to City Council on December 18, 2012.
# 10a CC January 22, 2013