Order of Councilor Gary Rosen - Request the City Council's Standing Committee on Health and Human Services review the grants that have been applied for and obtained during the past two years by the Health and Human Services Department, and then, formulate recommendations to the administration that will allow that department to become better equipped to research, apply for, and obtain even more federal, state, and local grant money in the future.
# 12l CC February 12, 2008
|In Committee for informational purposes only|
Communication of the City Manager transmitting informational communication relative to an update on the implementation of the Operation Yellow Box Initiative.
# 7.24A CM May 20, 2008
Request Commissioner of Health and Human Services provide to the Public Health and Human Services Committee current Massachusetts Department of Public Health regulations on sharps disposal kiosks and needle disposal.
Request City Manager include in his monthly Yellow Box report an update whether or not CVS, RiteAid, Walgreens or other pharmaceutical chains or non-chains will consider participating in the implementation of Operation Yellow Box for the disposal of needles.
Request City Manager contact the Massachusetts Department of Public Health regarding the three new black sharp needle disposal kiosks that they will provide to the City of Worcester along with medical support, and further, request the City Manager negotiate the prohibitions set by state DPH whether or not the city can paint the new black sharp disposal kiosks yellow to continue with the city's uniform practices in color and usage or consider changing the current yellow boxes to black and consider renaming Operations Yellow Box to continue with uniformity, and further, request that this report be included with the next monthly report.
Communication of David J. Rushford, City Clerk, transmitting communication relative to teen birth rates.
# 13l CC March 18, 2008
In Committee April 30, 2008 - Held
Communication of the City Manager transmitting informational communication relative to the month of April being designated as Rabies Awareness Month throughout the Commonwealth and April 5th as Rabies Vaccination Day in the City.
# 7.24A CM April 01, 2008
In Committee April 30, 2008 - Held
Petition of Barbara & Wayne Adams request to install signs to pick up dog waste in various locations in Burncoat St. from Thorndyke Rd. north to Clark St. at the convenience store.
# 6a CC May 20, 2008
Request City Manager request respective departments who deal with clearing animal waste from public property to educate as many residents as possible in the Burncoat/Thorndyke neighborhood, and further, request the Department of Public Works & Parks contact Barbara & Wayne Adams to discuss the city's animal waste education campaign to inform them that if this particular problem continues to exist after several months, that they should approach City Council for further discussion towards solution.
Request City Manager request respective departments provide City Council with a report identifying any penalties, financial or otherwise, that may be imposed against owners or keepers of animals who fail to comply with the City of Worcester Animal Control Ordinance or other City of Worcester Ordinances, including leash law, dog waste, etc..
Communication of the City Manager transmitting informational communication relative to an update on the City's Lead Paint Abatement Program.
# 6.24A CM June 03, 2008
Order of Councilor Gary Rosen and Councilor Barbara G. Haller -Request the City Council's Standing Committee on Public Health & Human Services review the challenges faced by the city's tobacco control unit, inspection and enforcement programs, including the education and compliance components which the city conducts by law and by state grant in Worcester and in 21 additional cities and towns.
# 11c CC April 29, 2008
Order of Mayor Konstantina B. Lukes - Request all City Council Standing Committees report to City Council for the December 9, 2008 City Council meeting a status report of each committees goals and objectives as established for Fiscal Year 2009.
# 19d CC May 13, 2008