CITY OF WORCESTER

Economic Development Committee Meeting

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Esther Howland (South) Chamber

5:00 P.M.


Mayor
Joseph M. Petty

 

www.worcesterma.gov

 

Clerk of the City Council
Nikolin Vangjeli

Committee Members

Chairperson Candy Mero-Carlson
Vice Chairperson Sean M Rose
Councilor Matthew E Wally
 

City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts


1.

Approval of the Minutes

1a.

Order - That the City Council Standing Committee of Economic Development hereby approves the minutes of the Economic Development Committee meeting on January 19, 2021.

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2.

Public Participation

2a.

In order to ensure the continuation of active public engagement, the City of Worcester will now use a phone conference line for members of the public to participate in all public meetings. To participate during the public participation phase of City Council, you may call the direct line indicated: Esther Howland Chamber - 415-655-0001 (Access Code: 160 872 1475) or enter the below URL into your web browser. If you would like to raise your hand when in the meeting as a call-in user during public participation you may dial *3.

https://cow.webex.com/cow/onstage/g.php?MTID=ef4567e6b347d9bb3220a2db3af09d2e0

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3.

Zoning/Zone Change Hearing Items

3a.

Report of the Planning Board Upon the Communication of the City Manager Recommend adoption of a Zoning Ordinance Amendment relative to Self-Storage Facilities.
# 10a CC January 19, 2021

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3b.

Report of the Planning Board Upon the Petition of Donald O'Neil request to amend the Zoning Map by changing the zoning of the two parcels of land located at 1 Brattle St. and 7 Brattle St. from RS-7 to BL-1.0.
# 10c CC January 19, 2021

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3c.

Report of the Planning Board Upon the Petition of Wayne Barry request to rezone that portion of the Premises known as and numbered 1451 Grafton St. and shown on the attached Exhibit A from BL-1.0 Zoning District to MG-0.5 Zoning District.
# 10b CC January 19, 2021

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3d.

Report of the Planning Board Upon the Petition of Todd Rodman, Esq. on behalf of Churchhill James, LLC request to change the underlying zoning classification for said parcels from Business, General (BG-4.0) to Business, General (BG-6.0): 85 Green St., 89 Green St., 99 Green St., 103 Green St., 2 Plymouth St., 5 Gold St., 7 Gold St. and 62 Washington St.
# 14a CC February 9, 2021

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4.

Communications of the City Manager

4a.

Transmitting informational communication relative to a report as to status and condition of 18 Palisades Street.
# 9.16A CM November 12, 2019


In Committee January 28, 2020 - Held In Committee May 12, 2020 - Held In Committee September 8, 202 - Held In Committee October 27, 2020 - Held

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4b.

Transmitting informational communication relative to a status update concerning 65 Kenwood Ave.
# 8.16A CM June 19, 2018


In Committee June 25, 2019 - Held In Committee October 15, 2019 - Held In Committee January 28, 2020 - Held In Committee March 2, 2020 - Held In Committee April 7, 2020 - Held In Committee October 27, 2020 - Held

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4c.

Transmitting informational communication relative to a status report on 65 Kenwood Avenue.
# 10.13A CM August 13, 2019


In Committee October 15, 2019 - Held In Committee January 28, 2020 - Held In Committee March 2, 2020 - Held In Committee April 7, 2020 - Held In Committee October 27, 2020 - Held

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4d.

Transmitting informational communication relative to the regulations applicable to the operation of private social clubs.
# 8.13G CM November 10, 2020

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4e.

Transmitting informational communication relative to outdoor dining.
# 11.4A CM September 8, 2020

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5.

Miscellaneous Item

5a.

Order Councilor Konsantina B. Lukes and Councilor Candy Mero-Carlson - Request City Manager make recommendations regarding energy efficiency and renewable energy goals, including but not limited to solar energy, green living roofs, electric motor vehicle charging stations, in the design of Polar Ball Park and the Madison Properties Project and as a condition of any TIF or other tax incentives.
# 9d CC October 16, 2018


In Committee June 25, 2019 - Held In Committee October 15, 2019 - Held

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