CITY OF WORCESTER
Public Health and Human Services Committee Meeting
Monday, May 24, 2010
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 5:37 P.M.
Adjourned: 7:02 PM
Joseph C. O'Brien
Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford
|Chairperson Philip P Palmieri |
|Councilor Barbara G Haller |
|Councilor Konstantina B Lukes |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
|Present Were:||Chairperson Councilor Philip P. Palmieri|
Councilor Barbara G. Haller
Couniclor Konstantina B. Lukes
|Also:||City Manager Michael V. O'Brien|
Public Health Director Derek Brindisi
Task Force on Public Health Co-Chair Dennis L. Irish
Task Force on Public Health Co-Chair John O'Brien
State Senator Michael O. Moore
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk
Task Force on Public Health
Communication of the City Manager transmitting Informational Communication Relative to the Task Force on Public Health
# 9.39F CM December 01, 2009
Communication of the City Manager transmitting informational communication relative to the Task Force on Public Health.
# 8.39B CM December 22, 2009
Communication of the City Manager transmitting communication relative to the Report of the Task Force on Public Health.
# 10a CM January 12, 2010
Recommend Approval on a roll call of 3-0 with this Report and all others, including Chairman'ts Orders to appear on the June 8, 2010 City Council Agenda
Report of the Committee on Finance upon the Order of Councilor Gary Rosen requesting the City Manager refer the future model of public health services in Worcester, including all recommendations made by the Task Force, to the City Council for community input through public hearings by the Council's Public Health & Human Services Committee.
# 8q CC May 12, 2009
In Committee May 20, 2009 - Held
In Committee October 20, 2009 - Held
Communications of the City Manager
Transmitting Informational Communication Relative to H1N1 Influenza.
# 10.18A CM October 20, 2009
Transmitting Informational Communication Relative to the H1N1 Influenza Vaccination Clinic Held on Monday, November 2, 2009.
# 8.42B CM November 10, 2009
Transmitting Informational Communication Relative to H1N1 Vaccinations.
# 7.18A CM November 17, 2009
Transmitting Communication Relative to H1N1 Vaccinations in the Worcester Public Schools.
# 9.39B CM December 01, 2009
Transmitting informational communication relative to the H1N1 Flu Response.
# 8.18A CM December 15, 2009
Transmitting informational communication relative to the relocation of the Getchell-Ward Tuberculosis Clinic from 26 Queen Street to the UMass Memorial Healthcare Center at University Campus.
# 7.24A CM January 26, 2010
1. Steven Ward, Worcester resident
2. Donna Kelly-Williams, Arlington resident
3. Bill O'Connell, Worcester resident
4. Clara Savage, no resident given
5. Suzanne Cashman, Newton resident
6. Abigail Averbach, Worcester resident
7. Jim Leary, Worcester resident
8. Karin Valentine Goins, Worcester resident
9. James Broadhurst, Worcester resident
Request the City Manager request the City Solicitor provide an opinion to the City Council concerning the topic of the shift of regulatory authority from the Commissioner of Public Health to the Board of Public Health and whether or not there are any impacts to the legislative or administrative structures of the city government as arranged under the Home Rule Charter.
Request the City Manager report to the City Council how a revamped Public Health Department might be financially sustainable.
Request the City Manager report to the City Council the details of a successor advisory group to that of the Public Health Task Force.