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.


Mayor
Joseph M. Petty

 

www.worcesterma.gov

 

Clerk of the City Council
Susan M. Ledoux

Committee Members

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
 
1.

Hearings - Zone Changes

1a.

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

Attachments

Speaker: Attorney Robert Longden, no residence given

Recommend Approval on a roll call vote of 2 Yeas and 0 Nays

1b.

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

Attachments

Recommend Hold

1c.

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

Attachments

Recommend Hold

2.

Amendment Revised Ordinances

2a.

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

Attachments

Recommend File the portion regarding the Honeybee Ordinance and Further Recommend Approval of the Farm Stand Ordinance.

3.

Communications of the City Manager

3a.

Transmitting informational communication relative to strengthening the City's wage theft ordinance. # 9.13B CM December 11, 2018

Attachments

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)

3b.

Transmitting informational communication relative to semi-annual TIF reporting. # 13a CC November 20, 2018

Attachments

Recommend File