CITY OF WORCESTER
Public Health and Human Services Committee Meeting
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 4:31 P.M.
Adjourned: 5:47 P.M.
Joseph M. Petty
Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford
|Chairperson Sarai Rivera |
|Councilor Michael T Gaffney |
|Councilor Philip P Palmieri |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
|Present Were:||Chairperson Councilor Sarai Rivera
Councilor Michael T Gaffney at 5:07 P.M.
Councilor Philip P Palmieri|
|Also:||DPH Staff Personal Karyn Clark;
DPH Commissioner Dr. Michael Hirsh;
BJ Wilson, Tobacco Control Director for the Mass Municipal Association;
Cheryl Sbarra, Sr Staff Attorney for the Mass Association of Health Boards;
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk|
Communication of the City Manager
Transmitting informational communication relative to Tobacco Policy Recommendations.
# 12.17E CM September 16, 2014
In Committee October 8, 2014 - Held
In Committee January 7, 2015 - Held
1. Brandon Isem, Worcester resident
2. Dr. Laurie Ross, Worcester resident
3. David Murdock, CEO, Honey Farms, no residence given
4. Tina Graszowski, no residence given
Recommend Approval of the Worcester Policy Summary List (June 3, 2015) as submitted (see attached) with two amendments as follows: amending section 4 (a) to change the 12 month tolling period to a 24 month tolling period and section 7 (c) to add language that nicotine refills are poison, and further, be it Ordered that the City Solicitor be and he is hereby requested to prepare the draft ordinance for City Council review.