JOINT PUBLIC SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMITTEE MEETING

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2003

COUNCIL CHAMBER

Convened: 6:40 p.m.

Adjourned: 8:22 p.m.

 

Present were:†††††  Co-Chairperson Councillor Michael C. Perotto

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Co-Chairperson Councillor Barbara G. Haller

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Joseph M. Petty

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Juan M. Gomez

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Dennis L. Irish

 

Also: ††††††††††††††††††  Director of Neighborhood Services Paul V. LaCava

††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† Code Commissioner Jill Dagilis

††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† Acting Police Chief Carlo Genatossio

††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† Director of Public Health Francis Birch

††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† Assistant Director Neighborhood Services Dennis Hennessy

††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† Fire Lieutenant David McGrath

††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk

 

1.†††† Communication of the City Manager relative to a draft policy on the use of surveillance cameras prior to activation of the camera installed at 701 Main St.

††††††††† #17 J CM September 9, 2003

Recommend Hold

 

Speakers:

1.                 Concepcion Cruz, 15 Benefit Street, Worcester

2.                 Brian Chandley, 15 Grove Heights Drive, Worcester

3.                 Carl McCarthy, 71 Camelot Drive, Worcester

4.                 Joe McKee, Marlborough MA

5.                 Maritza Cruz, 34 Holden Street, Worcester

6.                 Jose Piniero, 16 Chamberlain Parkway, Worcester

7.                 Ediberto Santiago, 34 Holden Street, Worcester

8.                 Gladys Miranda, 21 Kendall Street, Worcester

9.                 Rev. Estephan Amparo, 49 Wellington Street, Worcester

10.            Paul Rolfes, 701 Main Street, Worcester

11.            Steve Rothschild, 4 Lantern Lane, Worcester

12.            William Breault, 4 Hathaway Street, Worcester

13.            Jesus Morfe, 7 Dupont Street, Worcester

14.            Leonardo Candelario, 25 Charlton Street, Worcester

15.            Peter Stefan, 838 Main Street, Worcester

16.            Blanca Lopez, 714 Main Street, Worcester

17.            Maria Santiago, 4 Wellington Street, Worcester

18.            Carl Benander, 84 Summer Street, Auburn

19.            Frank Zitomersky, 800 Main Street, Worcester

20.            Joseph OíBrien, 17 Oread Place, Worcester

21.            Tim Nally, 2 Lafayette Street, Worcester

 

Chairmanís Order request the City Manager report to the City Council within thirty days the direction they are going with reference to the Public Inebriate Program.

 

Chairmanís Order request the City Manager report to the City Council within thirty days the crime statistics for the area surrounding the Public Inebriate Program.

 

Chairmanís Order request the City Manager provide the City Council with weekly reports on the effectiveness of the surveillance cameras installed in the vicinity of 701 Main Street.

 

Chairmanís Order request the City Manager report to the City Council within thirty days on the establishment of a Police substation in the vicinity of 701 Main Street.

 

Chairmanís Order request the establishment of a Zero Tolerance Zone in the vicinity of 701 Main Street.

 

Chairmanís Order request the City Manager request the License Commission report to the City Council within thirty days on whether or not the sale of fortified wines may be banned in the City.

 

Chairmanís Order request the City Manager meet with our legislative delegation to discuss the Public Inebriate Program problems and their potential solutions.

 

Chairmanís Order request the City Manager provide each of the members of our federal and state delegation within thirty days with a copy of the video of the September 10, 2003 joint Committee meeting of Health and Public Safety Standing Committees.

 

Chairmanís Order request the City Manager notify the proper correctional and medical facilities to state that it is no longer acceptable that they release their clients to the vicinity of 701 Main Street, Worcester.