CITY OF WORCESTER
Economic Development Committee Meeting
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 5:36 P.M.
Adjourned: 6:17 P.M.
Joseph M. Petty
Clerk of the City Council
Susan M. Ledoux
|Chairperson Candy Mero-Carlson |
|Councilor Sarai Rivera |
|Councilor Matthew E Wally |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
|Present Were:||Chairperson Councilor Candy Mero-Carlson
Councilor Sarai Rivera
Councilor Matthew E Wally|
|Also:||Director of Planning & Regulatory Services, Stephen Rolle;
Deputy City Solicitor Jennifer Beaton;
City Clerk Susan M. Ledoux, clerk|
HEARING - ZONING ORDINANCE AMENDMENT
Report of the Planning Board Upon the Communication of the City Manager recommend adoption of a Zoning Ordinance Amendment to add provisions relating to urban agriculture.
# 9a CC June 20, 2017
1. Martha Asssefa, Worcester resident
2. Casey Burns, Worcester resident
3. Joe O’Brien, Worcester resident
Recommend Approval of proposed zoning ordinance as amended to exclude all aspects regarding honey bees and to make necessary clerical corrections on a roll call vote of 3 yeas and 0 nays
Request City Manager provide to City Council a list of eligible small vacant city properties that could be sold to non-profits to be used for gardens/farms.