PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2006
Convened: 3:00 p.m.
Adjourned: 5:22 p.m.
Present were: Chairperson Councilor Paul P. Clancy, Jr.
Councilor Philip P. Palmieri
Councilor Joffrey A. Smith
Councilor Michael C. Perotto
Councilor Gary Rosen
Councilor Barbara G. Haller
Councilor Konstantina B. Lukes
Also: DPWP Commissioner Robert L. Moylan, Jr.
DPWP Staff Matthew Labovites, Paul Moosey, Robert Fiore, David Martin, Konstantin Eliadi
Public Acting Commissioner Public Health James Gardiner
Public Health Staff Derek Brindisi, Michael Monfredo
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk
1. Communication of the City Manager transmitting informational communication relative to the Fat, Oil and Grease (FOG) Program Status Report.
#12E CM October 17, 2006
1. Christos Liazos, 5 Darling Street, Worcester
2. Paul Barbour, 24 Brantwood Road, Worcester
3. Nelson Rodriguez, 10 Karen Circle, Billerica
4. Ralph Verzillo, owner Cristo’s Restaurant
5. Tuan Vo, 34 Iroquois Street, Worcester
6. Leon Saucier, 60 Kendrick Avenue, Worcester
7. Steve Chin, owner Ho Toy Restaurant
8. John McGrath, 59 Harley Drive, Worcester
9. Cheryl Lewis, 59 Evelyn Street, Worcester
10. Michael Gagliardo, 30 Bjorklund Avenue, Worcester
11. Deborah Densmore Cary, 16 Merriam Road, Princeton
12. Mark Pelletier, 20 Scenic Drive, Worcester
13. Robert Caldwell, Lancaster resident
1. Request the City Manager provide the City Council with a statistical report concerning the Fats, Oil and Grease Program as follows:
a.) a listing of those food service establishments that are currently in compliance,
b.) a listing of those food service establishments determined to have no device of any kind,
c.) a listing of those food service establishments that will need to undertake some type of effort to comply with the new standard, and
d.) a caption that will identify the location at which the photographs used in the Fats, Oil and Grease presentation were taken.
2. Request the City Manager provide the City Council with a report on the feasibility of offering the micro-loan program as funding assistance to those food service establishments that will need to become compliant with the standards in the Fats, Oil and Grease Program.
3. Request the City Manager provide the City Council with a copy of the Environmental Protection Agency’s order against the City of Worcester concerning the unauthorized discharge of fats, oil and grease into the wastewater collection system.
4. Request the City Manager provide the City Council with a report outlining the impacts that the EPA Order concerning the unauthorized discharge of fats, oil and grease will have on other communities that contribute flow through the Worcester National Pollution Discharge Elimination System.
The entire text of the City Manager’s communication is viewable on-line @
This is the City of Worcester’s web site. Click on Reports and Plans. Then, click once more on the hyperlink for the FOG Program listed under the Public Works and Parks Department heading.