CITY OF WORCESTER

Youth, Parks and Recreation Committee Meeting

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Levi Lincoln (North) Chamber

5:15 P.M.


Mayor
Joseph M. Petty

 

www.worcesterma.gov

 

Clerk of the City Council
Susan M. Ledoux

Committee Members

Chairperson Gary Rosen
Councilor Morris A Bergman
Councilor Khrystian E King
 

City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts


1.

PETITIONS

1a.

Minh Bui et al request repair of tennis courts located at: 1) Morgan Landing Park; 2) Pleasant Street Court and; 3) Institute Park.
# 9h CC June 02, 2015


In Committee July 1, 2015 - Held In Committee February 9, 2016 - Held In Committee July 6, 2016- Held

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1b.

William S. Coleman, III request City Council hold a town hall meeting with our state delegation to discuss events and youth employment in the Summer 2017 for our city's youth.
# 6u CC March 07, 2017

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1c.

William S. Coleman, III request City Council request City Administration give a preview of proposed Summer 2017 activities and employment for our city's youth.
# 6v CC March 07, 2017

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1d.

William S. Coleman, III request City Council have City Administration consider having a removable, wooden, parquet floor placed in our winter ice skating oval for spring and fall roller skating.
# 7o CC February 09, 2016


In Committee July 6, 2016 - Held In Committee March 6, 2017 - Held

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1e.

William S. Coleman III request City Council encourage citizens to participate and clean up our City in Worcester's Spring Cleaning 2017. We want Worcester to be the cleanest City in New England.
# 8r CC March 21, 2017

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2.

COMMUNICATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER

2a.

Transmitting informational communication relative to the Dog Park Master Plan.
# 9.8A CM August 16, 2016


In Committee September 15, 2016 - Held

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2b.

Transmitting informational communication relative to the recommendation of a Dog Park Site.
# 12.8A CM January 07, 2014


In Committee February 26, 2014 - Held In Committee November 12, 2014 - Held In Committee September 15, 2016 - Held

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2c.

Transmitting informational communication relative to the Master Plan Initiative and Feasibility Study for Dog Parks in Worcester
# 8.8A CM November 15, 2016

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2d.

Transmitting informational communication relative to the Hadwen Park Renovations.
# 8.8A CM February 28, 2017

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2e.

Transmitting informational communication relative to the Shale Street Playground Master Plan.
# 8.8B CM February 28, 2017

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2f.

Transmitting informational communication relative to summer youth programs and opportunities.
# 8.36A CM May 23, 2017

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2g.

Transmitting informational communication relative to the Hope Cemetery Master Plan.
# 10.8A CM August 15, 2017

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2h.

Transmitting informational communication relative to a Lakes and Ponds Program status report.
# 9.6A CM May 09, 2017

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3.

MISCELLANEOUS

3a.

Order of Councilor Gary Rosen - Request Standing Committee on Youth, Parks & Recreation consider the feasibility of putting a fenced-in off-leash dog park on the Mann St. side of Beaver Brook Park in and around the spacious area once occupied by the swimming pool. To use this dog park, Worcester residents would require a permit that would be issued only after their dog was licensed and vaccinated against rabies.
# 12j CC August 19, 2014


In Committee November 12, 2014 - Held In Committee July 1, 2015 - Held In Committee September 15, 2016 - Held

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3b.

Order of Councilor Philip P. Palmieri - Request the Committee on Youth, Parks and Recreation consider looking at other city parks to see if there is a better fit for a dog park.
# 22c CC January 07, 2014


In Committee February 26, 2014 - Held In Committee November 12, 2014 - Held In Committee July 1, 2015 - Held In Committee September 15, 2016 - Held

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3c.

Order of Councilor Kathleen M. Toomey - Request the Committee on Youth, Parks and Recreation invite representatives of Tufts Veterinary Hospital to discuss their experiences relative to dog parks.
# 22e CC January 07, 2014


In Committee February 26, 2014- Held In Committee November 12, 2014 - Held In Committee September 15, 2016 - Held

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3d.

Order of Councilor Gary Rosen, Councilor Philip P. Palmieri, Councilor Michael T. Gaffney and Councilor Sarai Rivera - Since it's time for the City and its residents to determine what we have, want and need at Boynton Park, request the City Council's Standing Committee on Youth, Parks & Recreation, assisted by the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works & Parks, seek community input through one or more public hearings leading to a traditional Master Plan process or, at the very least, the formulation of a well-defined site and space utilization plan for Boynton Park.
# 12l CC July 21, 2015

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In Committee for informational purposes only

3e.

Order of Councilor Gary Rosen - Request the Standing Committee on Youth, Parks and Recreation invite representatives from Tenacity, Inc. to discuss the progress, success and potential expansion of its Summer Tennis and Reading Program (STRP) which is held free-of-charge for Worcester youth at four city sites.
# 9c CC February 02, 2016

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3f.

Order of Councilor Kostantina B. Lukes - Request the Committee on Youth, Parks and Recreation consider building into their recommendation of the proposed a dog park a follow up review of the impacts that can come from having a dog park and have the administration report back to City Council in six months the consequences if any.
# 22f CC January 07, 2014


In Committee February 26, 2014 Held In Committee November 12, 2014 - Held In Committee July 1, 2015- Held In Committee September 15, 2016 - Held

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3g.

Order of Councilor Konstantina B. Lukes - Request City Manager report on the feasibility of outsourcing, as a pilot program, the park maintenance of a large city park.
# 16b CC August 16, 2016

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3h.

Order of Councilor Gary Rosen - Request the City Council's Standing Committee on Youth, Parks and Recreation review the present Parks Department rules and policy, if any, dealing with the use of motorized boats on Coes Reservoir and determine whether such vehicles should be banned from that water body.
# 10d CC September 19, 2017

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