JANUARY 13, 2004
Convened: 5:35 P.M.
Adjourned: 6:55 P.M.
Present:††††† Councillor Barbara Haller, Chairperson
Councillor Konstantina Lukes
Councillor Juan Gomez
Thomas R. Hoover, City Manager
Paul LaCava, Director, Neighborhood Services
Scott Hayman, Neighborhood Services
Jay Gardiner, Director, Public Health
Dr. Leonard Morse, Public Health Commissioner
Jill Dagilis, Commissioner, Code Enforcement
Gerard Dio, Fire Chief
Gerald Vizzo, Police Chief
Mary Babbidge, Asst. City Clerk
††††††††† COMMUNICATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER
1.†††††† Relative to a vote of the Board of Health recommending a ban on smoking in workplaces citywide.
††††††††† #20B CM†† August 12, 2003
2.†††††† Relative to Smoking Ordinance.
††††††††† #20A CM† September 9, 2003
Speakers: † †PIP Items
†††††††††††††††† † †Larry Gotleib, 90 Clearwater Rd., Newton, Mass.
††††††††††††††††† William Breault, Commission on Homelessness
††††††††††††††††† Steve Teasdale, 26 Nelson Place
††††††††††††††††† David McMahon, 28 Westfield St.
††††††††††††††††† Patsy Lewis, 72 Beaconsfield Rd.
3.†††††† Relative to PIP Shelter public safety issues.
††††††††† #17C CM† October 28, 2003
4.†††††† Relative to the New England Regional Ending Homelessness Focus Group.
††††††††† #17A CM† October 28, 2003
5.†††††† Relative to City qualifying for HUD HOPWA Grant (July 2004).
††††††††† #17A CM November 18, 2003
6.†††††† Relative to Vacant State and Federally Owned Property.
††††††††† #4A CM December 9, 2003
7.†††††† Relative to the PIP 15-point work plan.
††††††††† #17F CM January 6, 2004
Chairmanís Order - Request Administration to begin developing Code Blue criteria for the PIP Shelter and to provide City Council with updates.
Chairmanís Order Ė Request Administration provide City Council with periodic updates on the implementation of the PIP 15-point work plan.
8.†††††† Wyatt Wade et al request all action be taken to immediately close the operation of the People in Peril Shelter, 701 Main St.
††††††††† #7 CC October 14, 2003