CITY OF WORCESTER
Economic Development Committee Meeting
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 5:39 P.M.
Adjourned: 7:04 P.M.
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 George J Russell
Councilor Joseph C O'Brien @ 6:00 P.M.
Councilor Tony Economou @ 5:57 P.M.|
|Also:||City Manager Michael V. O'Brien
City Solicitor David M. Moore
Acting Assisant City Manager Kathleen G. Johnson
Director of Housing Miguel Rivera
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk|
Communications of the City Manager
Transmitting informational communication relative to a Foreclosure Mediation Process.
# 10.4I CM August 20, 2013
In Committee September 24, 2013 - Held
Speaker: David J. Cotney, MA Commissioner of Banks, Brookline resident
Transmitting informational communication relative to Foreclosure Complaints and Foreclosure Deeds.
# 10.4D CM September 24, 2013
Request the City Manager request the City Solicitor communicate with the City Solicitor of Springfield, MA to ask how they will move forward with enacting a foreclosure mediation process by their city ordinance, pending a court appeal, and request a copy of the ordinance being considered at their October 21, 2013 meeting.
Request the City Manager establish a web link on the City of Worcester website and the Home Works website to the MA Attorney General's HomeCorps page, along with their 1-800-495-BANK (2265), x501 Help Line.