CITY OF WORCESTER
Municipal Operations Committee Meeting
Friday, December 6, 2013
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 9:04 A.M.
Recessed to Executive Session @ 9:25 a.m.
Reconvened in the Law Department Library for Executive Session @ 9:28 a.m.
Recessed from Executive Session @ 11:38 a.m.
Reconvened into Open Session @ 11:40 a.m.
Adjourned: 11:41 a.m.
Joseph M. Petty
Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford
|Chairperson Michael J Germain |
|Councilor William J Eddy |
|Councilor Konstantina B Lukes |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
|Present Were:||Chairperson Councilor Michael J Germain
Councilor William J Eddy
Councilor Konstantina B Lukes|
|Also:||City Solicitor David M. Moore
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk|
Order of Mayor Joseph M. Petty - That the City Council of the City of Worcester does hereby appoint Ed Augustus as the next City Manager, term to begin on January 6, 2014 for a period of six to twelve months. Further, let it be known that Mr. Augustus be disqualified for consideration for reappointment immediately following the short term contract. Further, request the Standing Committee on Municipal Operations convene a meeting in executive session for the purpose of strategizing and negotiating with Mr. Augustus a contract for six to twelve months and report to City Council the results of this negotiation no later than December 10, 2013.
# 17a CC December 03, 2013
The Committee on Municipal Operations, in Executive Session, on a roll call vote of two in favor (Germain & Eddy) and one opposed (Lukes) and to be considered at the December 10, 2013 City Council meeting, does hereby authorize and request the Mayor to execute an employment contract with Edward M. Augustus based on the terms as discussed in Executive Session for the employment period of Sunday, January 5, 2014 through Friday, October 3, 2014.
Order of Councilor Konstantina B. Lukes – Request the Standing Committee on Municipal Operations to initiate the hiring process for the next City Auditor.
# 13g CC November 27, 2012
(Note that the Committee recommended that a reception be arranged in the Mayor's Office from 6:00 to 7:00p.m. on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 so that the members of City Council may meet Mr. Stearns)
Order of Councilor Konstantina B. Lukes - Request City Council commence the process of the selection of a new City Auditor.
# 12c CC March 05, 2013
Recommend appointment of Deputy City Auditor Robert Stearns as City Auditor effective January 8, 2014.
Order of Councilor Joseph C. O'Brien - Request City Council amend the Salary Ordinance of the Mayor to be equal to twice the salary of a City Councilor effective January 1, 2016.
# 10b CC November 19, 2013
The Committee on Municipal Operations, in Executive Session, on a roll call vote of two in favor (Germain & Eddy) and one opposed (Lukes) and to be considered at the December 10, 2013 City Council meeting, does hereby recommend adoption of a new Order that the salary of the Mayor be a yearly flat rate of $43,500, effective January 2, 2016.