CITY OF WORCESTER
Economic Development Committee Meeting
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 5:04 P.M.
Adjourned: 5:58 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
|Also:||Councilor Gary Rosen City Solicitor David Moore;
Director of Housing and Health Inspections Amanda Wilson;
Assistant Chief Development Officer Development Officer for Planning and Regulatory Services Stephen Rolle;
Business and Community Development Coordinator Peter Dunn;
Assistant City Clerk Stephen A.J. Pottle, clerk
Hearings - Zone Changes
Report of the Planning Board Upon the Petition of Robert Longden, Esq. on behalf of New Garden Park, Inc. request changing the zoning designation of Lot 1, Lot 2 and Lot 4, which is part of 305 Belmont St. from BG-2.0 & ML-0.5 to BG-3.0.
# 12b CC January 29, 2019
Speaker: Attorney Robert Longden, no residence given
Recommend Approval on a roll call vote of 2 Yeas and 0 Nays
Report of the Planning Board Upon the Petition of Donald J. O'Neil, Esq. on behalf of Gold Star Builders Inc. request to amend Zoning Map in the general vicinity of the intersection of Grand St. and Armory St. by extending the BL-1.0 zone northeasterly across Grand St. to incorporate two parcels of land located at 169 and 179 Grand St.
# 8b CC January 15, 2019
Report of the Planning Board Upon the Petition of Hugo Asamoah request to extend the BG-3.0 zone to include 40 Ellsworth St. (aka 7 Bigelow St.)
# 8a CC January 15, 2019
Amendment Revised Ordinances
Report of the Planning Board Upon the Communication of the City Manager recommending adoption of an Revised Ordinance amendment relative to honeybee keeping and farm stands.
#9a CC June 20, 2017
Recommend File the portion regarding the Honeybee Ordinance and Further Recommend Approval of the Farm Stand Ordinance.
Communications of the City Manager
Transmitting informational communication relative to strengthening the City's wage theft ordinance.
# 9.13B CM December 11, 2018
Recommend Approval to request City Manager request City Solicitor to draft an updated Wage Theft Ordinance that reflects points provided to the Committee (See Attached)
Transmitting informational communication relative to semi-annual TIF reporting.
# 13a CC November 20, 2018