CITY OF WORCESTER

Public Works Committee Meeting

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Levi Lincoln (North) Chamber

5:30 P.M.


Mayor
Joseph M. Petty

 

www.worcesterma.gov

 

Clerk of the City Council
Nikolin Vangjeli

Committee Members

Chairperson George J Russell
Vice Chairperson Matthew E Wally
Councilor Candy Mero-Carlson
 

City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts


1.

Approval of the Minutes

1a.

Order - That the City Council Standing Committee of Public Works hereby approves the minutes of the Public Works Committee meeting on October 19, 2020.

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2.

Public Participation

2a.

In order to ensure the continuation of active public engagement, the City of Worcester will now use a phone conference line for members of the public to participate in all public meetings. To participate during the public participation phase of City Council, you may call the direct line indicated: Levi Lincoln Chamber - 415-655-0001 (Access Code: 180 880 9799) or enter the below URL into your web browser. If you would like to raise your hand when in the meeting as a call-in user during public participation you may dial *3. https://cow.webex.com/cow/onstage/g.php?MTID=ee5fc17c60aff5ab219b4aaded6865644

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3.

Hospital Drive Items

3a.

Communication of the City Manager recommending referral of communication relative to a decree as public, an extension of hospital drive and related easements.
# 9.5D CM August 11, 2020

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3b.

Report of the Planning Board Upon the Communication of the City Manager recommend referral of communication relative to a decree as public, an extension of hospital drive and related easements.
# 11c CC September 15, 2020

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4.

Abatement - Sewer and Street Assessment Petitions

4a.

Report of the Committee on Public Works Upon the Petition of Susan Burns & Mary Landry request abatement of sewer betterment assessment #31247 in the amount of $36,000.00 for Luther Ave.
# 17d CC April 21, 2020

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4b.

Margarita Morales request abatement of street betterment assessment #25602 in the amount of $15,000.00 for Hilma St.
# 7e CC July 21, 2020

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5.

ADA Mat and Ramp Petitions

5a.

Brian Underwood request installation of ADA handicap corner bubble pads at the intersection of Burncoat St. and Bluebell Rd.
# 8r CC July 23, 2019

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5b.

Petition of Brian Underwood request installation of ADA handicap corner bubble pads at the intersection of Burncoat St. and Ascadilla Rd.
# 8s CC July 23, 2019

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5c.

Petition of Brian Underwood request installation of ADA handicap corner bubble pads at the intersection of Burncoat St. and Bristol St.
# 8t CC July 23, 2019

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5d.

Brian Underwood request installation of ADA handicap corner bubble pads at the intersection of Burncoat St. and Mountain St. East.
# 8u CC July 23, 2019

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5e.

Brian Underwood request installation of ADA handicap corner bubble pads at the intersection of Burncoat St. and Croydon Rd.
# 8w CC July 23, 2019

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5f.

Brian Underwood request installation of ADA handicap corner bubble pads at the intersection of Burncoat St. and Hastings St.
# 8v CC July 23, 2019

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5g.

Brian Underwood request installation of ADA handicap corner bubble pads at the intersection of Burncoat St. and Marland Rd.
# 8x CC July 23, 2019

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5h.

Brian Underwood request installation of ADA handicap corner bubble pads at the intersection of Burncoat St. and Assumption Ave.
# 8y CC July 23, 2019

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5i.

Brian Underwood request installation of ADA handicap corner bubble pads at the intersection of Burncoat St. and Dorothy Ave.
# 8z CC July 23, 2019

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5j.

Brian Underwood request installation of ADA handicap corner bubble pads at the intersection of Burncoat St. and King Philip Rd.
# 9k CC July 23, 2019

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5k.

Brian Underwood request installation of ADA handicap corner bubble pads at the intersection of Burncoat St. and Thorndyke Rd.
# 9a CC July 23, 2019

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5l.

Brian Underwood request installation of ADA handicap corner bubble pads at the intersection of Burncoat St. and Rexhame Rd.
# 9b CC July 23, 2019

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5m.

Brian Underwood request installation of ADA handicap corner bubble pads at the intersection of Burncoat St. and Millbrook St.
# 9c CC July 23, 2019

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5n.

Brian Underwood request installation of ADA handicap corner bubble pads at the intersection of Burncoat St. and Monterey Rd.
# 9d CC July 23, 2019

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5o.

Brian Underwood request installation of ADA handicap corner bubble pads at the intersection of Burncoat St. and Coventry Rd.
# 9e CC July 23, 2019

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5p.

Brian Underwood request installation of ADA handicap corner bubble pads at the intersection of Burncoat St. and Bellingham Rd.
# 9f CC July 23, 2019

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5q.

Brian Underwood request installation of ADA handicap corner bubble pads at the intersection of Burncoat St. and Clark St.
# 9g CC July 23, 2019

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5r.

Brian Underwood request installation of ADA handicap corner bubble pads at the intersection of Burncoat St. and Inwood Rd.
# 9h CC July 23, 2019

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5s.

Brian Underwood request installation of ADA handicap corner bubble pads at the intersection of Burncoat St. and the I-290 Ramp.
# 9i CC July 23, 2019

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5t.

Brian Underwood request installation of ADA handicap corner bubble pads at the intersection of Burncoat St. and 526 Burncoat St. (Burncoat Prep).
# 9j CC July 23, 2019

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5u.

Brian Underwood request installation of ADA handicap corner bubble pads at the intersection of Burncoat St. and Tupelo Rd.
# 8q CC July 23, 2019

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5v.

Brian Underwood request installation of ADA handicap corner bubble pads at the intersection of Burncoat St. and Michigan Rd.
# 8p CC July 23, 2019

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5w.

Brian Underwood request installation of ADA handicap corner bubble pads at the intersection of Triangle St. and Mountain St. East.
# 8o CC July 23, 2019

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6.

Construct Sidewalk Petition

6a.

Councilor Donna M. Colorio request the installation of sidewalks in the vicinity of 2 Suburban Rd. be completed to ensure safety of student walkers.
# 7l CC March 17, 2020

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7.

Guardrail Petition

7a.

Councilor Donna M. Colorio request installation of a metal guardrail in front of 278 Heard St.
# 7b CC February 25, 2020

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8.

Leaf and Trash Collection Items

8a.

Order of Councilor George J. Russell - Request City Manager create a program to encourages all city employees and residents to call in complaints to customer service about trash and litter on streets and private property.
# 16a CC September 29, 2020


In Committee October 19, 2020 - Held

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In Committee for informational purposes only

8b.

Order of Councilor Gary Rosen - Request City Manager provide City Council with a report concerning what authority and enforcement powers the Public Works and Parks and Inspectional Services departments have when absentee landlords allow litter, trash and dumping by tenants or others to accumulate on their property. Further, request City Manager provide City Council with a report concerning the amount of annual revenue the city receives from fines collected for these violations and whether, if permitted by state law, an increase in these fines is advisable.
# 9b CC September 29, 2020


In Committee October 19, 2020 - Held

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In Committee for informational purposes only

8c.

Order of Councilor Gary Rosen and Councilor Candy Mero-Carlson - In support of the city's efforts to become the cleanest city in New England, request City Manager consider adding certain residential streets that continually gather litter and trash to the list of streets that are periodically swept.
# 9a CC October 13, 2020


In Committee October 19, 2020 - Held

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In Committee for informational purposes only
9.

Sidewalk Repair Petitions

9a.

Councilor Matthew E. Wally request sidewalk repair in front 97 Beeching St.
# 8a CC October 6, 2020

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9b.

Rose Mackoul request sidewalk in the vicinity of 46 Dick Dr. be replaced.
# 8b CC October 6, 2020

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9c.

Suzanne Kerbs request sidewalk repair in front of 21 Beeching St.
# 8d CC September 22, 2020

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9d.

Peter Magerowski request sidewalk repair for Wayne St.
# 9w CC September 8, 2020

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9e.

Peter Magerowski request sidewalk repair for Montague St.
# 9u CC September 8, 2020

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9f.

Peter Magerowski request sidewalk repair for Baker St.
# 9s CC September 8, 2020

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9g.

Jennifer Rajecki, Property Manager of Skymark Tower, request a portion of the Murray Ave. sidewalk in the vicinity of 600 Main St. be replaced.
# 9h CC September 8, 2020

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9h.

Jennifer Rajecki, Property Manager of Skymark Tower, request sidewalk repair on the Austin St. side of 600 Main St.
# 9g CC September 8, 2020

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9i.

Councilor Matthew E. Wally request sidewalk in front of 34 South Lenox St. be replaced.
# 9l CC September 8, 2020

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9j.

Debbie Guiney et al., President/CEO of AllCom Credit Union, request the section of sidewalk on the Pratt St. side of 36 Park Ave. be repaved.
# 7a CC August 11, 2020

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9k.

Lisa Dunham request sidewalk repair in front of 7-11 Woodford St.
# 7j CC August 11, 2020

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9l.

Mike Fitzpatrick request the sidewalk adjacent to 3 Wheeler Ave. be replaced.
# 9d CC June 16, 2020

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9m.

Melissa Gibbons request sidewalk repair on Thorndyke Rd.
# 9c CC June 16, 2020

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9n.

Robert Epstein et. al. request surface repair for sidewalk between 1 South Flagg St. and 81 South Flagg St.
# 9e CC June 2, 2020

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9o.

Councilor Sean M. Rose on behalf of Gordon Duncan request sidewalk repair in front of the lot located at 13 Burgess St.
# 8a CC May 26, 2020

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9p.

Brian Keyo request repair of the sidewalk in front of 2 Beeching St.
# 7e CC May 19, 2020

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9q.

Peter and Lisa Honig request the sidewalk in front of 12 Spring Valley Rd. be repaved.
# 7a CC May 12, 2020

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9r.

Councilor Matthew E. Wally and Councilor Gary Rosen request sidewalk repair from 124 South Flagg St. to 132 South Flagg St.
# 8b CC April 28, 2020

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9s.

Mark Brennan request sidewalk repair in front of 17 Barr St.
# 8a CC April 21, 2020

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9t.

Councilor Candy Mero-Carlson request the sidewalks on Melville St. be resurfaced.
# 7h CC April 7, 2020

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9u.

Councilor Candy Mero-Carlson request the sidewalks on Marsh Ave. be resurfaced.
# 7e CC April 7, 2020

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9v.

Councilor Candy Mero-Carlson request the sidewalks on Perkins St. be resurfaced.
# 7g CC April 7, 2020

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9w.

Councilor Candy Mero-Carlson request the sidewalks on Shattuck St. be resurfaced.
# 7f CC April 7, 2020

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9x.

Councilor George J. Russell on behalf of Christopher Crawley request sidewalk resurfacing for both sides of Lilac Lane.
# 9a CC March 24, 2020

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9y.

Councilor Donna M. Colorio request the sidewalk on Chrome St. in front of You Inc. be repaved to ensure the safety of walkers.
# 7m CC March 17, 2020

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9z.

Paul Conger request sidewalk repair in the vicinity of 36, 38, and 40 Harlow St. in the vicinity of the Sprinkler Factory.
# 7i CC March 17, 2020

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9aa.

Mayor Joseph M. Petty request concrete sidewalk repair in front of 82 Monadnock Rd.
# 8e CC October 27, 2020

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10.

Streetlight Petition

10a.

Elizabeth Barnes and Marc Moran request the city consider installing aesthetically appropriate street lighting in the Crown Hill Historic District, including the core portion of the district of Congress St., Crown St., Oxford Place and Oxford St.
# 8b CC May 7, 2019

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