CITY OF WORCESTER

Traffic and Parking Committee Meeting

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Council Chamber

Convened: 5:35 P.M.

Adjourned: 6:45 P.M.


Mayor
Konstantina B. Lukes

 

www.ci.worcester.ma.us

 

Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford

Committee Members

Chairperson Joffrey A Smith
Councilor Frederick C Rushton
Councilor Kathleen M Toomey
 

City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts


Present Were:Chairperson Councilor Joffrey A Smith Councilor Frederick C Rushton
 
Also:DPWP Director Joseph F. Borbone
DPWP James J. Pacenka
WPD Sergeant John J. Fallavolita
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk
 
1.

Hearings - Handicap Parking Petitions

1a.

State Representative John Fresolo on behalf of Jessie O'Rourke request handicap parking space in front of 33 Wabash Ave.
# 7i CC November 13, 2007

Attachments

Recommend Hold

1b.

Wendy Johnson et al request handicap parking space at 15B Everard St.
# 7m CC November 13, 2007

Attachments

Recommend Approval

1c.

Josephine Kinyua request handicap parking at 15 Suffield St.
# 7c CC November 20, 2007

Attachments

Recommend Leave to Withdraw

1d.

Denise Devine on behalf of Judith Dulmaine request handicap parking in front of 40 Duxbury Rd.
# 7d CC November 20, 2007

Attachments

Recommend Approval

1e.

Eileen Balcewicz request to install handicap parking sign in front of 27 Perry Ave.
# 7f CC December 03, 2007

Attachments

Recommend Approval

1f.

Cynthia Wade request handicap parking space in front of 180 Fairmont Ave.
# 7e CC December 18, 2007

Attachments

Recommend Approval

1g.

Maureen Thorin request handicap parking space in front of 10 Agawam St.
# 7g CC December 18, 2007

Attachments

Recommend Approval to install handicap parking across from #10

1h.

Karen Nordstrom on behalf of Anna Bonneau request installation of one handicapped parking space in front of 3 Dartmouth St.
# 12k CC January 08, 2008

Attachments

Recommend Approval

1i.

Dr. Abraham Haddad request to install one handicapped parking space in front of the entrance to 250 Commercial St.
# 7b CC January 22, 2008

Attachments

Recommend Approval

1j.

Christopher Jordan request two handicap parking signs be removed from 53 Chilmark St.
# 7p CC November 13, 2007

Attachments

Recommend Approval to rescind

1k.

Bruce Holden request to remove handicap parking signs at 9 Wilson St.
# 7q CC November 13, 2007

Attachments

Recommend Approval to rescind

1l.

Allen Chevalier request to remove handicap parking signs in front of 3 Plane St.
# 7e CC December 03, 2007

Attachments

Recommend Approval to rescind

1m.

Bernadette Forget request removal of handicap parking sign in front of 58 Cohasset St.
# 7i CC December 11, 2007

Attachments

Recommend Deny

1n.

Anthony Nardella request handicap parking space between 43 & 45 Cutler St. be removed.
# 7f CC December 18, 2007

Attachments

Recommend Approval to rescind

2.

Hearings - Residential Parking Petitions

2a.

Andrew Nordstrom et al request to install residential permit parking in east side of Humboldt Ave. at corner of Salisbury St. along frontage of 80 Salisbury St. and accessory parking lot.
# 7j CC November 13, 2007

Attachments

Recommend File

2b.

Andrew Nordstrom et al request to install residential permit parking in west side of Humboldt Ave. at corner of Salisbury St sufficient enough for 8 parking spaces in addition to existing 2 handicap parking spaces.
# 7k CC November 13, 2007

Attachments

Recommend File

3.

Hearings - Miscellaneous Parking Items

3a.

Petition of Marybeth Campbell et al request to install 2 commercial parking spaces in east side of Humboldt Ave. north of driveway of 80 Salisbury St.
# 7l CC November 13, 2007

Attachments

Recommend File

3b.

Petition of Councilor Kathleen M. Toomey on behalf of Riley's on Lincoln St. request installation of one-hour parking in the south side of Gilman St. from Lincoln St. to the driveway of Adams Square Baptist Church.
# 7t CC August 28, 2007


In Committee October 9, 2007 - Held
In Committee December 10, 2007 - Held


Attachments

Recommend Approval

3c.

Petition of Rosa Mendez request to remove One Hour Parking, 5 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Exeter St.
# 7f CC December 11, 2007

Attachments

Recommend Deny

3d.

Communication of the City Manager recommending adoption of an amendment to the parking ordinance at 89 Shrewsbury St.
# 8.11A CM December 18, 2007

Attachments

Recommend Approval and passage of the accompanying Ordinance as amended to change hours from 8am to 4pm Mondays thru Fridays and Approved and Recommend Approval of an Order to relocate bus stop

4.

Hearings - No Parking Petitions

4a.

Thomas McLear et al request No Parking Zone be established from 24 Park Ave. to 36 Park Ave.
# 8i CC October 09, 2007

Attachments

Recommend Hold

Chairman's Orders

Request City Manager request the Police Chief enforce driveway clearances in the west side of Park Avenue between #26 and #30.

4b.

Councilor Barbara G. Haller request to install a No Parking Zone in Sigel St., on both sides, near Quinsigamond Ave.
# 11k CC October 16, 2007

Attachments

Recommend Approval from Quinsigamond Avenue to the westerly property line of #45

4c.

Dennis Baez request to remove "No Parking" sign in front of 65 Gates St.
# 7i CC November 27, 2007

Attachments

Recommend Approval

5.

Stop Sign Petitions

5a.

Paulette Lacoste et al of Pernet Family Health Service request to make the intersection of Seymour St. and Millbury St. a Four-Way Stop.
# 8h CC April 24, 2007

Attachments

Recommend Hold

Chairman's Orders

Request City Manager request the Police Chief enforce corner clearances in all approaches, both sides, of the intersection of Millbury and Seymour Streets.

5b.

Ralph Notarangelo et al request to install stop sign at corner of Berkeley St. and Shamrock St.
# 8l CC June 19, 2007

Attachments

Recommend Deny

5c.

Nancy Nelson request to install stop sign in Eustis St. at it's intersection with Darrow St.
# 8n CC June 19, 2007

Attachments

Recommend install Stop Sign in Eustis Street where it intersects Darrow Street.

5d.

Daniel & Irene Grim request to install "three-way stop" at the intersection of Monadnock Rd. and Sagamore Rd.
# 7h CC December 11, 2007

Attachments

Recommend Hold

Chairman's Orders

Request City Manager request the Police Chief conduct speeding enforcement surveillance in Monadnock Road between Salisbury Street and Sagamore Road.

6.

Sign Petitions

6a.

Karen Held request Dead End and Slow Children signs on Warner Ave.
# 16 CC June 15, 2004

Attachments

Recommend Approval of Dead End sign

6b.

Jodi LaFleur et al request "Dead End" sign at corner of Farm St. & Sunnyside Ave.
# 36 CC June 22, 2004

Attachments

Recommend Approval

6c.

Councilor Philip P. Palmieri on behalf of Francis Bisceglia request Dead End sign at corner of Oakhurst St. and Oakview St.
# 81CC August 16, 2005

Attachments

Recommend Approval

6d.

Nick and Bonnie Belmonte request Dead End sign at end of Buckley Rd.
# 46 CC November 15, 2005

Attachments

Recommend Approval

6e.

Suzzanne Gorman et al request "Not a Thru Street" sign on Laurelwood Dr.
# 39 CC August 17, 2004

Attachments

Recommend Approval

6f.

Thomas Allen request Blind Driveway sign at 16 Sears Island Dr.
# 8 CC November 16, 2004

Attachments

Recommend File

6g.

Madeline Guardado request Blind Driveway sign at 48 Providence St.
# 15 CC May 10, 2005

Attachments

Recommend File

Chairman's Orders

Request City Manager request the Police Chief enforce driveway clearances in the west side of Providence Street between #20 and #50.

6h.

Rita Remillard et al request appropriate Children signage in Boyd St., Hastings Ave. and Huntington Ave.
# 8f CC October 09, 2007

Attachments

Recommend File

6i.

Councilor Joffrey A. Smith on behalf of the Hanover Theater for the Performing Arts request to install private directional signs on public ways.
# 13m CC January 29, 2008

Attachments

Recommend Approval (22 locations)