CITY OF WORCESTER
JOURNAL OF THE CITY COUNCIL
Friday, May 13, 2022
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 10:01 A.M.
Joseph M. Petty
Edward M. Augustus, Jr.
Robert V. Stearns
|Morris A. Bergman ||Donna M. Colorio |
|Etel Haxhiaj ||Khrystian E. King |
|Candy Mero-Carlson ||Thu Nguyen ||City Clerk|
|Sarai Rivera ||Sean M. Rose |
|George J. Russell ||Kathleen M. Toomey |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
ROLL CALL - All present with the Mayor as the Chair, except for Councilor King and Councilor Rivera. Councilor Haxhiaj, Councilor Nguyen, Councilor Rose, Councilor Russell and Councilor Toomey participated in the meeting remotely.
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION - a person may speak for no more than two (2) minutes on any items appearing on the agenda
Mayor Petty read the item and recognized the following speaker:
1. Greg Degermajian, Worcester resident, spoke in favor of items #5a CC and #5b CC
COMMUNICATION of the City Manager recommend approval of the Fiscal Year 2023 Annual Operating Budget for City Council review and consideration. (Tabled Under Privilege - King May 10, 2022)
Mayor Petty read the item and moved to take the item up collectively with item #5b CC.
Mayor Petty moved for a roll call vote to refer the item to Finance Committee. Referred to Finance Committee on a roll call vote of 9 Yeas and 0 Nays (King, Rivera absent).
Mayor Petty recognized Councilor Bergman, who moved for reconsideration on the item #5a and #5b to be referred to Finance Committee. Reconsideration denied on a roll call vote of 0 Yeas and 9 Nays.
COMMUNICATION of the City Manager recommend approval of the Fiscal Year 2023 proposed Capital Improvement Plan for the City of Worcester. (Tabled Under Privilege - King May 10, 2022)
Referred to Finance Committee on a roll call vote of 9 Yeas and 0 Nays (See Item #5a CC)