CITY OF WORCESTER
Public Health and Human Services Committee Meeting
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Levi Lincoln (North) Chamber
Convened: 5:09 P.M.
Adjourned: 6:15 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
Councilor Konstantina B. Lukes
|Also:||Commissioner of Public Health Dr. Leonard Morse|
Director of Public Health Derek Brindisi
City Solicitor David M. Moore
Public Health staff person Karen Johnson
Director of the Office for Youth Jesse Edwards
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk
Communications of the City Manager
Transmitting informational communication relative to the activities of the Worcester Regional Tobacco Collaborative including the Great American Smoke Out, Compliance Checks, and the Annual Tobacco Calendar Contest.
# 8.28A CM November 18, 2008
Transmitting Informational Communication Relative to Worcester's Community Smoking Cessation Resource Guide.
# 12.24A CM September 21, 2010
Transmitting Informational Communication Relative to the Federal Tobacco Control Act.
# 9.20C CM November 30, 2010
Transmitting Informational Communication Relative to the Worcester Regional Tobacco Control Collaborative.
# 8.24A CM November 16, 2010
1. Laurie Ross, Worcester resident, from The Hope Coalition
2. Yalitsa, (no surname provided), Worcester resident
3. Shalia, (no surname provided), Worcester resident
4. Robin, (no surname provided), Worcester resident
5. D J Wilson, (no residence provided), Massachusetts Municipal Association
6. Greg Sievert, (no residence given), UMass Medical Center and School
7. Ryan Coughlin, (no residence given), UMass Medical Center and School
8. Dr. James Broadhurst, Worcester resident, Worcester District Medical Society
9. Keith Scott, Worcester resident
Request City Manager request the City Solicitor to draft language to amend the Revised Ordinances of the City of Worcester so as to add language concerning the retail sale of tobacco products, that regulates the exterior retail advertisement of tobacco products, all in conformity with the federal Tobacco Control Act.
Request the Standing Committee on Economic Development consider adding language to the proposed zoning ordinance signage amendment concerning certain language that would regulate exterior signs that advertise the retail sale of tobacco products.
Request the Standing Committee on Economic Development consider adding language to the proposed zoning ordinance signage amendment concerning certain language that would include tobacco sale prohibitions in exterior signage along the Blackstone River Parkway corridor.