JANUARY 28, 2003
Convened: 5:07 p.m.
Adjourned: 6:31 p.m.
†††††††††††††††††† ††††††††† Councillor Dennis L. Irish
†††††††††††††††††† ††††††††† Councillor Juan A. Gomez arrived @ 5:29 p.m.
†††††††††††††††††† ††††††††† Councillor Stephen T. Patton arrived @ 5:55 p.m.
Also:†††††††††† ††††††††† Commissioner of Public Health Dr. Leonard Morse
Deputy Commissioner of Public Health Frank Birch
Assistant Director of Public Health Jay Gardiner
Assistant City Clerk Lisa M. Thomas
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk
††††††††† Presentation by the Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts
Dr. John Gusha and Dr. Jan Yost from the Health Foundation presented in behalf of the organization.
1. William Breault, 4 Hathaway Street, Worcester
2. Ron Charrette, Executive Director, SWNC, Charlton resident
3. David Johnson, Executive Director Quinsig Neighborhood Center
4. Deborah Moore, 89 Tory Fort Lane, Worcester
5. Barbara White, 38 Upland Gardens Drive, Worcester
1.††††††††† Communication of the City Manager relative to Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts with regard to the Oral Health Initiative.
††††††††† #21A CM† May 28, 2002
††††††††† In Committee September 24, 2002 Ė Held
Chairmanís Order request the Superintendent of the Worcester Public
Schools to advise the City Council what the complications were that
prevented us from being more aggressive in providing dental services to
students in our facilities.
Chairmanís Order request the City Manager consider sponsoring a
dental care day February 21, 2003 to promote dental health awareness
in the City of Worcester.
Chairmanís Order request the City Manager request the Education
Committee of the Central Mass Oral Health Initiative to provide the
City Council with information concerning their efforts in educating
parents of the benefits of encouraging good oral hygiene habits in their
Chairmanís Order request the City, through our neighborhood centers
and community development centers consider and adopt similar dental
outreach efforts as exist at the South Worcester Neighborhood Center.
Chairmanís Resolution request the City Council, support the efforts to
eliminate soda and snack from machines in the Worcester Public
Chairmanís Order request the City Manager forward to the City
Council the comments of the Commissioner of Public Health
concerning oral health.
2.††††††††† Communication of the City Manager relative to oral health measures in effect in Worcester Public Schools in September.
††††††††† #21A CM† November 12, 2002