CITY OF WORCESTER
Public Safety Committee Meeting
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 6:07 P.M.
Adjourned: 7:04 P.M.
Konstantina B. Lukes
Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford
|Chairperson Barbara G Haller |
|Councilor Philip P Palmieri |
|Councilor Joseph M Petty |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
|Present Were:||Chairperson Councilor Barbara G Haller |
Councilor Philip P Palmieri
Councilor Joseph M Petty
|Also:||Fire Chief Gerard A. Dio|
Communications Director David Clemmons
Police Chief Gary J. Gemme
Deputy Police Chief Giulio Fusaro
Deputy Police Chief Sean Fleming
Deputy Police Chief Stephen Sargent
Deputy Police Chief Mark Roche
Local 1009 President Ronald Armstrong
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk
COMMUNICATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER
Transmitting informational communication relative to the reduction in community policing funding and targeted saturation patrols.
# 7.17C CM January 06, 2009
Relative to an agreement with UMass Memorial Medical Center regarding agreement to continue to provide ambulance and dispatching services to the city.
#14A CM August 12, 2003
Transmitting informational communication regarding the agreement between the City of Worcester and the UMass Memorial Medical Center for ambulance service.
# 8.38C CM November 20, 2007
Relative to First Responder Law.
#15B CM October 12, 2004
In Committee October 25, 2004 - Held
Transmitting informational communication relative to City Council's request for a report on Civil Service & Promotional Exams, Retention Rates, Home Rule Legislation on Appointees, Residency Incentives and Legislative Restrictions dealing with Residency.
#2A CM June 20, 2006
In Committee March 11, 2008 - Held
|In Committee for informational purposes only|
Requesting adoption of a Resolution to file and accept a Federal Fiscal Year 2005 Department of Homeland Security Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) grant funds to support 16 newly hired firefighters over a 5-year period.
In City Council June 21, 2005 #32 CC - Resolution Adopted.
In Committee for informational purposes only
In Committee March 12, 2007 - Held
Dr. Roberta R. Schaefer, Executive Director, Worcester Regional Research Bureau, transmitting report relative to reorganizing Public Safety functions: Consider For and Against.
#24 CC December 20, 2005
Request City Manager request the Police Chief provide City Council with a report detailing the effects of the 1991 budget cuts on the quality of life and incidence of crime in the City of Worcester.
Request City Manager request the Police Chief provide City Council with 2008 crime statistics for Worcester and compare those to other communities across Massachusetts, pointing out how applying resources to certain areas of crime prevention have resulted in a safer city.
Request City Manager provide the City Council with an update of the proposal to install surveillance cameras in the city streets.