CITY OF WORCESTER
Joint Committee on Veterans' and Military Affairs and Education Meeting
Monday, February 6, 2017
Levi Lincoln (North) Chamber
Convened: 5:41 P.M.
Recessed: 6:28 P.M.
Reconvened: 6:32 P.M.
Adjourned: 7:32 P.M.
Joseph M. Petty
Clerk of the City Council
Susan M. Ledoux
|Chairperson Morris A Bergman |
|Councilor Michael T Gaffney |
|Councilor Khrystian E King |
|Councilor Konstantina B Lukes |
|Councilor Gary Rosen |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
|Present Were:||Chairperson Morris A. Bergman
Councilor Michael T. Gaffney
Councilor Khrystian E. King
Councilor Konstantina B. Lukes
Councilor Gary Rosen
The Committee met jointly with the School Committee’s Standing Committee on Finance and Operations
School Committee Member Jack L. Foley
School Committee Member Donna Colorio |
|Also:||School Committee Member John Monfredo
WPS Chief Financial Officer Brian Allen
WPS Superintendent Maureen Binienda
Veterans’ Agent/Director Sarah Bateman
WPS Clerk of the School Committee Dr. Helen Friel
Assistant City Clerk Stephen A.J. Pottle, clerk|
Chairman's Order From the Committee on Veterans' and Military Affairs - Request City Council's Standing Committee on Veterans' and Military Affairs meet jointly with City Council's Standing Committee on Education for the for the purpose of beginning planning for events associated with Veterans' Day 2017.
# 9a CC November 22, 2016
Councilor Gaffney stated for that record that he served on the Advisory Board for Project New Hope.
Communication of the City Manager transmitting information communication relative to the activities scheduled to honor our Veterans on Veterans Day.
#8.20A CM November 1, 2016
Request City Manager request Veterans’ Agent/Director contact each of the City’s legion posts for any ideas about what should be done for upcoming Veterans Day activities.
Request City Manager consult the inventory of City monuments organized by WPD Officer Sean Lovely to see how that information could be used in the planning of Veterans Day activities.
Request City Manager offer assistance to the School Committee in advocating for changes in the Foundational Budget Formula.
Request City Manager request City Solicitor provide City Council with information concerning what the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act entails and how the City complies with it.
That the City Council does hereby go on record in support of changing the Foundational Budget Formula in a manner that would reflect the actual needs of the Worcester Public School System’s budget.