CITY OF WORCESTER
Public Service and Transportation Committee Meeting
Monday, March 7, 2011
Levi Lincoln (North) Chamber
Convened: 7:06 P.M.
Adjourned: 8:50 PM
Joseph C. O'Brien
Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford
|Chairperson Joseph M Petty |
|Councilor Barbara G Haller |
|Councilor Philip P Palmieri |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
|Present Were:||Chairperson Councilor Joseph M. Petty|
Councilor Philip P. Palmieri
Councilor Barbara G. Haller
|Also:||Director of Economic Development Timothy McGourthy|
DPWP Director of Traffic Engineering Joseph Borbone
DPWP Staff Person Robert Fiore
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk
Communication of the City Manager
Transmitting Informational Communication Relative to the Central Mass Regional Planning Commission's (CMRPC) Worcester Regional Mobility Study and Scheduled Public Meeting to Discuss the Study.
# 8.4D CM February 15, 2011
1. Mary Ellen Blunt, Director of Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission, no residence given
2. Joseph T. Wanant, Project Manager, VHB, Inc., Worcester resident
3. Donald J. Cooke, Managing Director of Transportation Systems, VHB, Inc., no residence given
4. John J. Bechard, Regional Office Manager, VHB, Inc., no residence given
5. Jo Hart, Worcester resident
6. Paul Gaboury, co-owner, Webster House Restaurant, Paxton resident
Request the City Manager request the MassDOT consider setting long-term plans for relieving congestion in the I-290 central corridor.
Request the City Manager provide the City Council with MassDOT plans for the improvements that are to be made to the Highland Street east-west (northly) corrridor between Lincoln Square and Tatnuck Square.
Petition of Councilor William J. Eddy request to install a street light on a pole in front of 243 Stafford St.
# 24o CC August 10, 2010
Recommend Approval of the installation of one new street light on pole #73S and the upgrading of one street light to 250 lumens on existing pole #74
Petition of Wendy Rose, VP of Operations for Bulb.Com Inc., request street light at crosswalk in front of 243 Stafford St. for pedestrian safety.
# 9e CC August 10, 2010
Recommend Leave to Withdraw
Petition of William Marengo, Jr. request installation of street lights along McKeon Rd.
# 8j CC September 21, 2010
Recommend Leave to Withdraw
Petition of Douglas Setterlund request installation of a light on pole #135 in the vicinity of 137 West Boylston St.
# 8h CC September 21, 2010
Chairman's Order from the Committee on Youth, Parks and Recreation - That the City Council Standing Committee on Youth, Parks and Recreation Committee hereby requests the Standing Committee on Public Service & Transportation to install new street lighting in Stockton St. from Ames St. to Vernon St.
# 10f CC December 07, 2010
Request the City Manager request the Police Chief provide the City Council with a report concerning the incidence of crime in Stockton Street adjacent to Vernon Hill Park and a comment whether or not, in his opinion, additional street lighting would help make the area safer.