CITY OF WORCESTER
Traffic and Parking Committee Meeting
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 5:34 P.M.
Adjourned: 7:31 P.M.
Konstantina B. Lukes
Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford
|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 Kathleen M. Toomey
Councilor Frederick C. Rushton
|Also:||DPWP Director of Traffic Engineering Joseph Borbone|
DPWP Staff Person James Pacenka
Police Lt. John Fallavolita
Assistant City Clerk Susan M. Ledoux, clerk
Handicap Parking Petitions
Peggy Unga request handicap parking currently at 17 Acton St. be relocated to the Ashwood St. side of 17 Acton St.
# 7d CC September 22, 2009
Mark Douglas request to remove the handicap parking space closest to 9 Caroline St.
# 5t CC October 06, 2009
Mark Douglas request handicap parking in front of 19 Perry Ave.
# 5u CC October 06, 2009
Councilor Paul P. Clancy Jr. on behalf of Ronald Abraham request handicap parking space in front of 125 Ingleside Ave.
# 5v CC October 06, 2009
Councilor Barbara G. Haller on behalf of Mohan Prashad, Venue Nightclub, Spoodles, Neighborhood Cafe, New York Jewelry and Bluri Nights request to reduce the number of bus stops in front of 340 Main St. to allow for one commercial parking spot for deliveries and business needs.
# 6nn CC September 01, 2009
Stephen O'Neil, Administrator of the Worcester Regional Transit Authority , request to relocate a bus stop from in front of 47 South Ludlow St. to in front of the Ty Cobb Field on South Ludlow St.
# 5x CC October 06, 2009
Carl Hagberg request crosswalk be installed on Mill St. in the vicinity of the WHA parking lot at 1050 Main St. for elderly crossing to Park Ave.
# 8h CC September 08, 2009
John Dowd request to rescind the left turn restriction on Pleasant St. westbound to enter the property at 528 Pleasant St.
# 5p CC October 06, 2009
Albert Hayeck, Esq. request no parking on the even side of Lapierre St.,
# 6t CC August 11, 2009
Recommend approval as amended for permanent Winter Parking Ban on even side of Lapierre St. from Dec. 1 to April 30.
Request City Manager request the Fire Chief assess Lapierre St. and make a recommendation to City Council as to whether the current parking situation could impair any public safety assistance to the residents of this street.
Daniel Belinskas request to make the even numbered side of Lapierre St. "No Parking Anytime"
# 6ll CC September 01, 2009
John Malvey, President of Ed's Used Cars, request to post "No Parking" signs on the Piedmont St. side of 786 Main St.
# 8f CC September 08, 2009
Philip Wierstak request to place "No Parking Anytime" signs from Lincoln St. fifty feet in on Gorham St. on either side of the road.
# 8e CC September 08, 2009
Parking & Parking Meter Petitions
Councilor Barbara G. Haller on behalf of Tuan Vo, Oliver Corner Store, request the installation of a 50-foot, 20-minute commercial delivery zone and/or customer parking zone in front of 2C Oliver Street.
# 7h CC February 24, 2009
|Chairman's Proposed Ordinances|
Amending Section 42 of Chapter 13 of the Revised Ordinances of 2008 to revise the No Parking Anytime in front of 2C Oliver St. to No Parking 9:00 PM to 8:00 AM to allow for a Commercial Loading Zone.
Matt Doyle of Worcester Donuts Inc. request the installation of a Commercial Loading Zone in the north side of Nebraska St. from the corner of Envelope Terrace to the driveway of Dunkin Donuts.
# 8g CC May 05, 2009
In Committee June 1, 2009 - Held
Recommend Approval as amended to install a commercial loading zone in west side of Envelope Terrace adjacent to 295 Shrewsbury St. for Wednesdays and Saturdays only.
Councilor Joffrey A. Smith on behalf of Phil Jordan request the 15 minute parking in front of 4 Richmond Ave. be rescinded and in place thereof, install 1 hour parking.
# 7g CC September 22, 2009
Jessica Parrilla request to change parking meters, on both sides of Main St. from #321 to the vicinity of former Court House, from 15 minutes to a 2- hour minimum.
# 5w CC October 06, 2009
Councilor Paul P. Clancy, Jr. request to amend the winter parking ban for Providence St. to allow parking on the west side of Providence St. from Holcombe St. to Ames St.
# 5y CC October 06, 2009
Resident Permit Parking Petitions
Karen McMahon request Beaver St., from Marble St. to Clement St. be designated as residential parking.
# 7c CC March 17, 2009
Councilor Barbara G. Haller on behalf of Greg Jarras request installation of Resident Sticker Parking from 70 through 78 Woodland St.
# 6i CC April 28, 2009
Request City Manager request the Zoning Board of Appeals enforce the conditions of their decision for 60/64 Woodland St. relative to parking.
Alex Cruz et al request to install resident only parking on Pond St.
# 7h CC June 09, 2009
Recommend Approval of Resident Permit Parking from 5pm-7am, everyday, in front of 13 & 15 Pond St.
Raymond Osei Ansong request resident permit parking for the entire length of Harlow St.
# 7e CC June 16, 2009
Recommend approval as amended to extend Resident Permit Parking to include #16 Harlow St.
Request City Manager request the Police Chief provide enforcement of the Resident Permit Parking in Harlow St.
Robert Merrill request to extend the residential permit parking in Irving St. to include 3 Irving St.
# 7f CC June 16, 2009
Velma Tourtellotte request resident permit parking in Payson St.
# 7j CC June 23, 2009
Albert Hayeck, Esq. request resident only parking on Lapierre St., from Plantation St. to Ridge St.
# 6s CC August 11, 2009
Keith Paquin request resident parking on Fifth Ave.
# 6u CC August 11, 2009
Jean-Louis Cormier, the Pet Barn Inc., request to rescind resident permit parking on Seward St., from the corner of Shrewsbury St. to the end of 4 Seward St. property and install one hour parking to accommodate customers.
# 6cc CC September 01, 2009
Recommend approval to amend the RPP to install 30 Minute Parking 9am-6pm Monday thru Saturday in front of 2 & 4 Seward St.
Request City Manager request the Police Chief provide enforcement of parking regulations in Seward St.
Daniel Belinskas request resident permit parking on Lapierre St., from Plantation St. to Ridge St.
# 6kk CC September 01, 2009
Maria Gorsuch-Kennedy request resident parking on Germain St. be changed to school hours only.
# 5s CC October 06, 2009
Recommending Leave to Withdraw
Councilor Barbara G. Haller request that a "Crosswalk Ahead" or similar sign be installed in Endicott Street in the approach to the intersection of Millbury Street in the interest of public safety.
# 9e CC April 14, 2009
Councilor William J. Eddy request the posting of signs for the restriction of commercial vehicles over 2 Tons on Victor Ave.
# 11k CC September 15, 2009
Traffic Signal Petition
Joseph Jean-Claude request a traffic light be placed at the intersection between Drummond Ave. and Route 122A.
# 6m CC September 15, 2009
Councilor Joffrey A. Smith on behalf of John Atlas request a 5 ton vehicle weight limit be installed in Parkton Ave.
# 6f CC April 28, 2009
In Committee June 1, 2009 - Held
Recommend Leave to Withdraw
Request the Commissioner of Public Works & Parks to install appropriate cautionary signs in Parkton Ave. to assist commercial traffic.
Councilor Barbara G. Haller request Haynes St. be coverted to be a two-way street.
# 6q CC April 07, 2009