CITY OF WORCESTER
Traffic and Parking Committee Meeting
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 5:32 P.M.
Adjourned: 6:25 P.M.
Joseph M. Petty
Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford
|Chairperson Tony Economou |
|Councilor Frederick C Rushton |
|Councilor Kathleen M Toomey |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
|Present Were:||Chairperson Councilor Tony Economou |
Councilor Kathleen M Toomey
|Also:||DPWP Director of Traffic Engineering Joseph Borbone|
DPWP Traffic Enginner Ali Khorasani
DPWP Traffic Engineer James Pacenka
Worcester Police Sergeant John Fallavolita
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk
Handicap Parking Petitions
Mary Ann Powell request to install handicap parking space in front of 47 Ellsworth St.
# 7b CC January 24, 2012
Nick Traiforos request handicap parking space be removed from in front of 11 Richards St.
# 7f CC January 31, 2012
Ibtisam Zachi request handicap parking space in front of 131 Fairmont Ave.
# 7c CC November 29, 2011
In Committee February 1, 2012- Held
Nicholas Zavras requests to rescind the handicap parking space on the Harvard St. side of 18 Walnut St.
# 7g CC February 07, 2012
Susan Moran request to install a handicap parking space in front of 41 Mann St.
# 7h CC February 07, 2012
Mary Wangeci Mbugua, et al request to install two handicap parking spaces on the Channing St. side of 12A Mount Vernon St.
# 7i CC February 07, 2012
Recommend Approval as ammended to install one (1) HP space on the Channing Street side of 12A Mount Vernon Street.
Theresa Porcaro et al request to remove handicap parking space in front of 201 Dana Ave.
# 7f CC February 07, 2012
Boris Sapozhnikov, Manager of Allied Rehabilitation Center, request to install two (2) handicap parking spaces in front of 65 Milton St.
# 7c CC February 14, 2012
Recommend Approval as ammended to install one (1) HP space in front of Milton Street.
Tyra Walker request to remove handicap parking space in front of 11 Hillside St.
# 7b CC February 14, 2012
Deborah A. Hurteau request to install a handicap parking space near 18 Mendon St.
# 7c CC October 18, 2011
In Committee February 1, 2012- amended to be in front of 17 Mendon St. - Held
Recommend Approval as amended to install one (1) HP space in front of 17 Mendon Street.
Joyce Sutherland request the repainting of crosswalks at Mill and Chandler Sts.
# 7e CC January 31, 2012
Mayor Joseph M. Petty and Councilor Philip P. Palmieri on behalf of Ana Rodriguez request repainting of the crosswalk and installation of advisory signage in advance of the crosswalk located in Lincoln St. at the intersection with Shaffner St.
# 7e CC February 07, 2012
Debra Braga et al request installation of a crosswalk and flashing light at the corner of Grove St. and Glennie St.
# 7e CC February 14, 2012
Recommend Approval as amended to install Handicap Parking sidewalk ramps , paint new crosswalks and install corressponding signage in Grove St. at the intersection with Glennie St. and in Glennie St. at the intersection with Grove St.
Councilor George J. Russell request the No Parking zone be reduced in the area of 96 Dorchester St. in order to accommodate additional parking.
# 7n CC February 28, 2012
Daniel Goldman request to install in Gold St., from Green St. to Summit St. on both sides, a No ParkingTow Zone from 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday.
# 7r CC February 28, 2012
Resident Permit Parking Petitions
Anthony Conte request resident permit parking from 23 Suffolk St. to the David Clark Co. parking lot.
# 11f CC September 06, 2011
In Committee December 13, 2011
Request the Standing Committee on Traffic & Parking rescind the one handicap parking space in front of 11 Suffolk St.
Councilor George J. Russell request modification of the effective times of the residential permit zone on the south side of Marion Ave.
# 7p CC February 28, 2012
Recommend Approval to amend the effective hours of the existing Resident Permit Parking to 5:00 p.m. through 6:00 a.m.
Steven Greene of Glickman Kovago & Co. Management request installation of a pedestrian crossing signal at the site of an existing crosswalk at the intersection of 25 Aldrich Place and Chatham St.
# 7c CC January 24, 2012
Recommend Approval as amended to repaint the existing crosswalk in High Street at the rear or the Denholm Building
Request City Manager request the Commissioner of Public Works and Parks to request the Director of Traffic Engineer to communicate with the management of the Denholm Building concerning the potential for flashing beacons being installed in High Street at the rear entrance to the Denholm Building.