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.


Mayor
Joseph M. Petty

 

www.worcesterma.gov

 

Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford

Committee Members

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
 
1.

Miscellaneous

1a.

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

Attachments

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.

1b.

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

Attachments

Recommend File

(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)

1c.

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

Attachments

Recommend appointment of Deputy City Auditor Robert Stearns as City Auditor effective January 8, 2014.

1d.

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

Attachments

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.