CITY OF WORCESTER
Public Safety Committee Meeting
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 5:31 P.M.
Adjourned: 6:36 P.M.
Joseph M. Petty
Clerk of the City Council
Susan M. Ledoux
|Chairperson Kathleen M Toomey |
|Councilor Morris A Bergman |
|Councilor Sarai Rivera |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
|Present Were:||Chairperson Councilor Kathleen M. Toomey
Councilor Morris A. Bergman
Councilor Sarai Rivera @ 5:41 P.M.
|Also:||WPD Sergeant John Baizley
WPD Officer Janis Bianculli
WPD Officer Angel Rivera
Assistant City Clerk Stephen A.J. Pottle, clerk|
City Manager Communication - Police Department
Transmitting informational communication relative to the 2018 Crime Statistics.
# 9.10A CC April 23, 2019
City Manager Communications - Fire Department
Transmitting informational communication relative to an update of the Fire Prevention Division.
# 9.9A CM December 11, 2018
Transmitting informational communication relative to expanding the Sound the Alarm Program, if supply of smoke detectors is adequate, by posting information at the Housing Court and Schools.
# 10.9A CM March 26, 2019
City Manager Communication - Miscellaneous
Transmitting informational communication relative to a report concerning building code effectiveness grading schedule.
# 8.16A CM April 09, 2019
Order of Councilor Kathleen M. Toomey - Request the City Council Standing Committee on Public Safety invite the WPAR, Worcester Program for Addiction Recovery, the CPAR, Community Program for Addiction Recovery, and the Worcester CIT, Worcester Crisis Intervention Team to make a presentation on their collaborative approach to address the addiction issues in our city. Further, request City Council Standing Committee on Public Safety include the work the Division of Public Health is doing interdepartmentally with said programs in such a presentation.
# 10b CC April 02, 2019
Request City Council provide the Worcester Program for Addiction Recovery with a Letter of Support for any grants or programs they wish to apply for or participate in. Further, request City Manager publicize information regarding events the Worcester Program for Addiction Recovery takes place in on the city’s website.
Request Standing Committee on Public Safety and Standing Committee on Public Health and Human Services meet jointly to discuss all collaborative efforts being made to aid in addiction recovery within the city, including work done by the city’s public safety officers, the city’s Division of Public Health and the Worcester Program for Addiction Recovery.