CITY OF WORCESTER

Public Works Committee Meeting

Monday, February 23, 2015

Esther Howland (South) Chamber

Convened: 5:37 P.M.

Adjourned: 6:23 p.m.


Mayor
Joseph M. Petty

 

www.worcesterma.gov

 

Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford

Committee Members

Chairperson Kathleen M Toomey
Councilor Tony Economou
Councilor George J Russell
 

City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts


Present Were:Chairperson Councilor Kathleen M Toomey Councilor Tony Economou Councilor George J Russell
 
Also:DPWP Commissioner Paul Moosey DPWP Assistant Commissioner of Engineering Russ Adams DPWP Staff Person Joyce Lee Assistant City Clerk Susan M. Ledoux, clerk
 
1.

FIRST HEARING - STREETS MAKE PUBLIC

1a.

LUTHER AVENUE ABUTTERS 5 IN FAVOR 3 OPPOSED 2

Attachments

Recommend Held for Second Hearing

1b.

TORONITA AVENUE ABUTTERS 22 IN FAVOR 5 OPPOSED 4

Attachments

Recommend Hold for Second Hearing

1c.

PHOEBE WAY ABUTTERS 13 IN FAVOR 4 OPPOSED 1

Attachments

Recommend Held for Second Hearing

1d.

KNAPP AVENUE ABUTTERS 20 IN FAVOR 8 OPPOSED 4

Attachments

Recommend Held for Second Hearing

2.

MISCELLANEOUS

2a.

Report of the Planning Board Upon the Petition of Paul P. Clancy, Jr. to make public a portion of Albany St. # 13a CC January 04, 2011

Attachments

Recommend Leave to Withdraw

3.

PETITIONS

3a.

Mariann Castelli Hier, Treasurer & Collector request abatement of street betterment assessment #50088 in the amount of $2,051.18 in the name of the City of Worcester for Old Colony Rd. # 11a CC December 09, 2014

In Committee January 21, 2015 - Held

Attachments

Recommend Approval to abate in full

3b.

Mariann Castelli Hier, Treasurer & Collector request abatement of street betterment assessment #25225 in the amount of $52,040.21 in the name of the City of Worcester for Merchant St. # 11b CC December 09, 2014

In Committee January 21, 2015 - Held

Attachments

Recommend Approval to abate in full

3c.

Mariann Castelli Hier, Treasurer & Collector request abatement of street betterment assessment #25275 in the amount of $43,097.36 in the name of the City of Worcester for Monticello Dr. # 11c CC December 09, 2014

In Committee January 21, 2015 - Held

Attachments

Recommend Approval to abate in full

3d.

Councilor Tony Economou on behalf of Francis Johnson request sidewalk resurfacing for the entire length of Malden St. # 26q CC September 16, 2014

Attachments

Recommend Leave to Withdraw

3e.

Elizabeth Hill request Perkins St., from Paine St. to Lincoln St. be resurfaced. # 8e CC October 21, 2014

Attachments

Recommend Approval

3f.

Councilor Kathleen M. Toomey request Isabella St. be resurfaced. # 12q CC October 14, 2014

Attachments

Recommend Leave to Withdraw

3g.

Chris & Tina Parousis request Mann St. be resurfaced. # 8b CC October 07, 2014

Attachments

Recommend Approval

3h.

Councilor Tony Economou request Longmeadow Ave. be resurfaced. # 8e CC October 07, 2014

Attachments

Recommend Leave to Withdraw

3i.

Charles & Sharon Moore request Cheyenne Rd. from Indian Hill Rd. to Arapaho Rd. be repaved. # 10b CC September 30, 2014

Attachments

Recommend Approval

3j.

Councilor Sarai Rivera on behalf of Michael Aristide request St. Johnís Rd. be resurfaced. # 10g CC September 16, 2014

Attachments

Recommend Leave to Withdraw

3k.

Councilor Tony Economou request Hingham Rd. be resurfaced. # 10n CC September 16, 2014

Attachments

Recommend Approval

3l.

Councilor Tony Economou request Farnum St. be resurfaced. # 10o CC September 16, 2014

Attachments

Recommend Approval

3m.

Wayne Griffin request Chamberlain Pkwy. be resurfaced correctly. # 10i CC September 16, 2014

Attachments

Recommend Approval

3n.

Councilor Gary Rosen request street repair in Iroquois St. # 21s CC August 19, 2014

Attachments

Recommend Approval

3o.

Peter Driscoll request Kimball St. be resurfaced. # 8g CC August 19, 2014

Attachments

Recommend Approval

3p.

Councilor Gary Rosen on behalf of Blanca Laza request repairs be made to Beaver Brook Pkwy. between Park Ave. and Maywood St. in advance of a full resurfacing. # 8m CC August 19, 2014

Attachments

Recommend File

3q.

Councilor Gary Rosen on behalf of Blanca Laza request resurfacing of Beaver Brook Pkwy. between Park Ave. and Maywood St. # 8l CC August 19, 2014

Attachments

Recommend Approval

3r.

Dr. Helen M. Carter request Burncoat St. from Adam Square to Randolph Rd. be surfaced. # 8s CC August 19, 2014

Attachments

Recommend Approval

4.

COMMUNICATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER

4a.

Transmitting informational communication relative to the Construction Progress Report for the Month Ending September 30, 2014. # 8.7A CM October 14, 2014

Attachments

Recommend File

4b.

Transmitting informational communication relative to the Keep Worcester Clean Activity Report for the Month of September 2014. # 8.7B CM October 28, 2014

Attachments

Recommend File

4c.

Transmitting informational communication relative to Keep Worcester Clean (KWC) Activity Report for the month of October 2014. # 11.7A CM December 16, 2014

Attachments

Recommend File

4d.

Transmitting informational communication relative to the Construction Progress Report for the month ending November 30, 2014 # 11.7B CM December 16, 2014

Attachments

Recommend File

4e.

Transmitting informational communication relative to the Fiscal Year 2015 Sidewalk Rehabilitation Program. # 8.6A CM October 14, 2014

In Committee January 21, 2015 - Held for District 1, 2, and 5 Sidewalk Selections

Attachments

Recommend Held for District 2 Sidewalk Selections

DISTRICT 1
Ascadilla Road (Vicinity 3)
Ascadilla Road (Vicinity 26)
Birch Hill Road (Vicinity 19)
Burncoat Street (Vicinity 268 King Philip St. Side)
Country Club Blvd. (E'ly Side - 4 way Intersection to Lincoln St.) (Economou's list says Vicksburg to Lincoln)
Creswell Road (Vicinity 31)
Eagle Road (Vicinity 69)
Fairhaven Road (Vicinity 172)
Fairhaven Road (Vicinity 166)
Hastings Road (Burncoat St. to Button St.)
Hillcroft Avenue ( Vicinity 41)
King Philip Road (Vicinity 118-138)
King Philip Road (Vicinity 167)
Laconia Rd. (Vicinity 29, 31, 35)
Laconia Road (Vicinity 30)
Laconia Road (Vicinity 44)
Midland Street (Vicinity 46)
Sagamore Road (Vicinity 87)
Saxon Road (Vicinity 9)
Saxon Road (Vicinity 11)

DISTRICT 3
Anderson Avenue (Corner of Hamilton St. through #1)
Dorchester Street (South side Arlington to Providence St)
Greenwood Street (Tatman St. to Forsberg St. West Side)
Hale Street ( Vicinity 5)
Harold Street (Vicinity 59)
Heywood Street (Massasoit Rd. to Park Terrace Rd. Where Existing)
Houghton Street ( Vicinity 15)
Lund Street ( Vicinity 4)
Massasoit Road (Vicinity 208)
Oakwood Lane ( As needed)
Pattison Street ( South Side from Vernon to Vicinity #6)
Pilgrim Avenue (55 Southerly to Dartmouth St.)
Vernon Street (Vicinity 172)
Vernon Street (Vicinity 176)
Wabash Avenue (One Way Portion Both Sides)

DISTRICT 4
Clifton Street (Entire Both Sides)
Richards Street (Vicinity 12, 14)
Richards Street ( Vicinity 5)
Richards Street ( Vicinity 39, 41)
Richards Street ( Vicinity 6-14)
Stoneland Road ( As needed )
Wachusett Street (As needed )

DISTRICT 5
Arletta Avenue (Vicinity 15)
Chiltern Hill Dr. North ( Entire)
June Street (Vicinity 112)
Mann Street (Vicinity 3)
Zenith Drive (Entire Where Needed)

CHAIRMAN'S ORDERS

1.

Request City Manager consider discussing with our city legislative delegation ways for reducing the interest rate offered to assist abutters with costs for private street conversion similar to rates offered thru the Mass Save program.