PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2003

COUNCIL CHAMBER

Convened: 6:05 p.m.

Adjourned: 7:09 p.m.

 

Present were:††††† Chairperson Councillor Paul P. Clancy, Jr.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Stephen T. Patton

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Philip P. Palmieri

 

Also: †††††††††††††††††† Commissioner DPW Robert L. Moylan

††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† Director of Traffic Engineering DPW Joseph Borbone

††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk

 

STREETS Ė SCARIFY OR WIDEN

††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Item # & Date

Petitionerís Name†††††††††††††††††† Location††††††††††††† ††††††††† In City Council

 

1.†††††† Councillor Clancy†††††††††† Brierway Dr.†††††††††††††††††† #25 CC 8/12/03

Recommend Approval and Add to the List for funding

 

2.†††††† Councillor Clancy†††††††††† Wabash Ave.††††††††††††††††† #30 CC 8/12/03

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† (from Holcombe St to Koping St.)

Recommend Leave to Withdraw

 

3.†††††† Raymond Mariano,††††††††† Tacoma St.†††††††††††††††††††† #37 CC 8/12/03

††††††††† Exec. Dir. of WHA†† (from Boylston St to 285 Tacoma St.)

Recommend Leave to Withdraw

 

4.†††††† Raymond Mariano,††††††††† Great Brook Valley Ave.#38 CC 8/12/03

††††††††† Exec. Dir. of WHA

Recommend Leave to Withdraw

 

5.†††††† Raymond Mariano,††††††††† Brookview Dr.††††††††††††††† #39 CC 8/12/03

††††††††† Exec. Dir. of WHA

Recommend Leave to Withdraw

 

6.†††††† Raymond Mariano,††††††††† Haven Lane†††††††††††††††††††† #10 CC 9/16/03

††††††††† Exec. Dir. of WHA

Recommend Approval and Add to the List for funding

 

7.†††††† Councillor Clancy†††††††††† Raymond St.†††††††††††††††††† #16 CC 9/9/03

Recommend Approval and Add to the List for funding

 

8.†††††† Councillor Palmieri ††††††††† Lake Ave North†††††††††††††† #28 CC 9/9/03

Recommend Approval and Add to the List for funding

 

9.†††††† Councillor Palmieri ††††††††† Natural History Dr. ††††††††† #28 CC 9/9/03

Recommend Approval and Add to the List for funding

 

10. ††† Petition of John MacKoul and Bailin & Associates, Inc. request to extend the sanitary sewer in Salisbury St. beginning approximately 100 ft. northerly of Whisper Dr. and continuing northerly for a distance of approximately 1,500 ft. at petitioners expense.

††††††††† #32 CC August 12, 2003

Recommend Approval in accordance with a Prior Agreement

 

11. ††† Petition of Jordan Robbins et al request City eliminate standing water in street gutter on westerly side of Kinnicutt Rd. South which starts at 17 Kinnicutt Rd. South and continues north towards Amherst St.

#44 CC July 16, 2002

Recommend Approval and add to the Surface Drainage List for funding

 

Chairmanís Order request the City Manager report to the City Council as to the feasibility and cost of lowering the drains and other public works appurtenances in Mabelle Street and Kinnicutt Avenue South.

 

12. ††† Communication of the City Manager relative to North Parkway.

††††††††† #23E CM September 9, 2003

Recommend Hold

 

DISCUSSION ITEM Ė Lane Markings on Lake Avenue

 

Chairmanís Resolution that the City Council hereby approves in concept of the proposed alterations to north and southbound lane markings in Lake Avenue between Sherbrook Avenue and Coburn Avenue including the elimination of one lane of traffic in some areas, the creation of a bike pathway and the installation of on-street parking in the vicinity of the Buffone Skating Arena (attached plan).