CITY OF WORCESTER
JOURNAL OF THE CITY COUNCIL
Monday, September 20, 2021
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 4:04 P.M.
Recessed into Executive Session: 4:11 P.M.
Reconvened to Open Session from Executive Session to Adjourn: 5:58 P.M.
Joseph M. Petty
Edward M. Augustus, Jr.
Robert V. Stearns
|Morris A. Bergman ||Donna M. Colorio |
|Khrystian E. King ||Candy Mero-Carlson |
|Sarai Rivera ||Sean M. Rose ||City Clerk|
|Gary Rosen ||George J. Russell |
|Kathleen M. Toomey ||Matthew E. Wally |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
ROLL CALL - All present with the Vice Chairperson as the Chair, except for Councilor King and Mayor Petty. Councilor Bergman, Councilor Rivera, Councilor Rose, Councilor Rosen and Councilor Wally all participated in the meeting remotely.
No speakers were recognized during this portion of the meeting.
RECESS TO EXECUTIVE SESSION
ORDER – That the City Council convene in Executive Session at the Monday, September 20, 2021 meeting for the purpose of discussing litigation strategy with respect to the case of Worcester Interfaith, Inc., et. al. v. City of Worcester et al.; United States District Court Civil No. 4:21-CV-40015 and the City Council will not reconvene in open session.
Vice Chairperson Councilor Colorio read the item and recognized Councilor Rivera, who moved to recuse herself from the item and did not participate in the vote.
Vice Chairperson Councilor Colorio moved for a roll call vote to adopt the item. Order adopted on a roll call vote of 8 Yeas and 0 Nays (King, Petty absent) (Rivera recused)