CITY OF WORCESTER
Public Safety Committee Meeting
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Levi Lincoln (North) Chamber
Convened: 5:51 P.M.
Adjourned: 6:53 PM
Joseph M. Petty
Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford
|Chairperson Morris A Bergman |
|Councilor Philip P Palmieri |
|Councilor Sarai Rivera |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
|Present Were:||Chairperson Councilor Morris A Bergman
Councilor Philip P Palmieri
Councilor Sarai Rivera|
|Also:||City Solicitor David M. Moore
Deputy Police Chief Edward McGinn
Director of Housing Miguel Rivera
Human Rights Director Jayna Turchek
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk|
COMMUNICATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER
Transmitting informational communication relative to the Possibility of Imposing Residency Restrictions on Level 2 and 3 Sex Offenders.
# 12.13A CM September 16, 2014
Transmitting informational communication relative to the Legal Issues Associated With Limiting where Level 2 and Level 3 Sex Offenders Reside.
# 10.13A CM August 19, 2014
Order of Councilor Morris A. Bergman – Request Committee on Public Safety request City Solicitor consider including in the draft ordinance regarding Level 2 and Level 3 Sex Offenders, a provision where sex offenders would meet with the Chief of Police at least fourteen days prior to moving into a residence to avoid a need for eviction.
# 26h CC September 16, 2014
Order of Councilor Frederick C. Rushton – Request Standing Committee on Public Safety consider working with the Worcester County District Attorney’s office in order to ensure the pending legislation regarding Level 2 and Level 3 Sex Offenders is not only are feasible for enforcement by the City, but is also able to be linked with their office’s laws on the state level.
# 26g CC September 16, 2014
1. William Breault, Worcester resident
2. Ronal Madnick, Worcester resident
3. Sara Lloyd, Worcester resident
4. Steve Lentz, Worcester resident
5. Chris Robarge, Worcester resident
6. Terry Kelly, Worcester resident
Request City Manager request the District Attorney to provide the City Council with information maintained at the Victim Witness Division that reveals the number or percentage of sex abuse victims who, at the time of level 3 offenses made against them, were known by and to their abusers, and further, request to know what percentage of convicted level 3 sex abusers are repeat offenders.