Convened: 5:34 p.m.
Adjourned: 6:55 p.m.
Present: Councillor Stephen Abraham, Chairman
Councillor Joseph Petty
Michael O’Brien, Parks Commissioner
Gerard Dio, Fire Chief
Speakers: In opposition to Grove St. site
Patricia Fletcher, 80 Salisbury St.
Colin Novick, 204 Stafford St.
Lawrence Freed, 214 Weatherstone Dr.
Jeanice Sherman, 20 Whitman Rd.
Alan Fletcher, 4 Ash St.
Norman Swenson, 34 Granville Ave.
Marcus McCorison, 3601 Knightsbridge Close
Speakers: In favor of Grove St. site
Michael Donoghue, Chairman, Firefighters Memorial Comte.
Fire Chief Dio
Frank Raffa, President Firefighters Union
1. Communication of the City Manager requesting adoption of an Order which would accept the offer of Worcester Fire Fighters Memorial, Inc. to construct and donate a memorial to the Worcester Fire Fighters who lost their lives in the Worcester Cold Storage Warehouse Fire of December 3, 1999.
#13C CM August 12, 2003
In Committee September 29, 2003 – Held
On a roll call vote of 2 Yeas and 0 Nays the Committee recommends approval Chairman’s Order – Request Administration provide an update on the Master Plan for Institute Park.
2. Order of Councillor Konstantina B. Lukes – Request Youth, Parks & Recreation Committee look at stronger language and add a threshold of money to be established as a minimum endowment for the maintenance of the Fire Fighters Memorial to be constructed next to Fire Department Headquarters.
#145u CC August 12, 2003