CITY OF WORCESTER

Public Works Committee Meeting

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Esther Howland (South) Chamber

Convened: 5:37 P.M.

Adjourned: 7:08 P.M.


Mayor
Joseph M. Petty

 

www.worcesterma.gov

 

Clerk of the City Council
Susan M. Ledoux

Committee Members

Chairperson George J Russell
Councilor Candy Mero-Carlson
Councilor Kathleen M Toomey
 

City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts


Present Were:Chairperson Councilor George J Russell Councilor Candy Mero-Carlson Councilor Kathleen M Toomey
 
Also:DPWP Commissioner Paul Moosey; DPWP Assistant Commissioner of Operations Matthew Labovites; DPWP Assistant Commissioner of Engineering Russ Adams; Councilor Tony Economou; Councilor Gary Rosen; City Clerk Susan M. Ledoux, clerk
 
1.

TRASH RECYCLING

1a.

Order of Councilor George J. Russell - Request City Manager have the Inspectional Services Department or Department of Public Works and Parks staff, including Nuisance Officers, enforce existing litter laws with recycling that is overloaded and not properly secured in recycling bins. Further, if existing ordinances are not in place, request City Manager consider having Law Department draft one. # 12c CC February 07, 2017

Attachments

Recommend File

2.

SECOND HEARINGS

2a.

BANGOR ST. ABUTTERS 22 IN FAVOR 9 OPPOSED 3

In Committee January 11, 2017 Held for Second Hearing

Attachments

Recommend Approve on roll call vote of 3-0

2b.

FIRGLADE ST. ABUTTERS 21 IN FAVOR 2 OPPOSED 9

In Committee January 11, 2017 Held for Second Hearing

Attachments

Recommend Deny on roll call vote of 3-0

3.

PETITIONS

3a.

Joseph Brunelle request abatement of street betterment assessment #25441 in the amount of $17,047.06 for Stark Rd. # 9a CC January 10, 2017

Attachments

Recommend Approve partial abatement resulting in a new assessment of $3,256.06

3b.

Tam Nguyen request abatement of street betterment assessment #25493 in the amount of $12,712.00 for Beaver Brook Parkway in the name of T & K Real Estate Holdings LLC. # 9b CC January 10, 2017

Attachments

Recommend Approve to abate in full

3c.

Timothy and Mara Morrison request abatement of street betterment assessment #25480 in the amount of $11,250.00 for Dominion Rd. # 9c CC January 10, 2017

Attachments

Recommend Deny

3d.

Rebecca Hill request abatement of street betterment assessment #25425 in the amount of $12,411.90 for Stark Rd. # 9d CC January 10, 2017

Attachments

Recommend Approve to abate in full.

3e.

Andrew and Jane LaFlamme request abatement of street betterment assessment #25472 in the amount of $16, 692.00 for Dominion Rd. # 9h CC January 10, 2017

Attachments

Recommend Approve for partial abatement resulting in new assessment of $1,692,00

3f.

Joel Carelli and Stephanie Cone request abatement of street assessment #25445 in the amount of $9,653.70 for Stark Rd. # 9g CC January 10, 2017

Attachments

Recommend Approve to abate in full

3g.

Simone O'Dell (Fleming) request abatement of street betterment assessment #25386 in the amount of $8,940.40 for Stearns St. # 10b CC December 06, 2016

Attachments

Recommend Hold to next meeting

3h.

Councilor Tony Economou on behalf of the residents of Cherokee Rd. request Cherokee Rd. be resurfaced. # 15f CC January 17, 2017

Attachments

Recommend Approve

3i.

Councilor Tony Economou on behalf of the residents of Mohave Rd. request Mohave Rd. be resurfaced. # 15g CC January 17, 2017

Attachments

Recommend Approve

3j.

Councilor Tony Economou on behalf of the residents of Woods Ave. request Woods Ave. be resurfaced. # 15h CC January 17, 2017

Attachments

Recommend Approve

3k.

Nick Markantonatos request Claridge Dr. be resurfaced. # 9e CC January 10, 2017

Attachments

Recommend Leave to withdraw

3l.

Premtina Thamel request the entire length of Sever St. be resurfaced. # 10c CC December 13, 2016

Attachments

Recommend Leave to withdraw

3m.

Councilor Gary Rosen on behalf of Carol Stovall request Lovell Terrace be resurfaced. # 7e CC November 01, 2016

Attachments

Recommend Leave to withdraw

4.

MISCELLANEOUS

4a.

Order of Councilors Konstantina B. Lukes, Kathleen Toomey, Morris Bergman, Candy Mero-Carlson. Khrystien King and Michael Gaffney - Request City Council review its office space amenities. # 13f CC December 20, 2016

In Committee February 8, 2017 - Held

Attachments

Recommend Hold to next meeting

4b.

Order of Councilor Konstantina B. Lukes - Request Standing Committee on Public Works meet with all utility companies that deal with conduit street construction to discuss the their processes for updating or installing new services to a business or the public. # 15c CC February 07, 2017

Attachments

Recommend Hold

4c.

Order - Granting permission to NATIONAL GRID for a conduit location at: CLARENCE ST./CHADWICK ST./ROSEMONT ST. # 7a CC February 07, 2017

Attachments
In Committee for informational purposes only

Recommend Hold

4d.

Communication of the City Manager transmitting informational communication relative to adding additional language to the granting of National Gridís petition for a conduit location at Clarence St./Chadwick St./Rosemont St. # 8.13A CM February 28, 2017

Attachments

Recommend Hold

CHAIRMAN'S ORDERS

1.

Request City Manager provide to City Council the status of a previous request concerning filing special legislation to reduce the interest rate for financing betterment assessments.