CITY OF WORCESTER
Community Development Committee Meeting
Monday, May 7, 2007
Convened: 4:05 P.M.
Adjourned: 06:10 P.M.
Konstantina B. Lukes
Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford
|Chairperson Gary Rosen |
|Councilor Philip P Palmieri |
|Councilor Frederick C Rushton |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
|Present Were:||Chariperson Councilor Gary Rosen|
Councilor Philip P. Palmieri
Councilor Frederick C. Rushton
|Also:||Councilor Barbara G. Haller|
Councilor Kathleen M. Toomey
Asst. City Manager/CDO Julie Jacobson
Director of EONS Dennis Hennessy
EONS Staffperson Stephen Hill
EONS Staffperson Anthony Miloski
EONS Staffperson Scott Hayman
EONS Staffperson Thomas Gregory
Assistant City Clerk, Lisa M. Thomas, clerk
Communications of the City Manager
Recommending City Council Approval for the attached Funding Recommendations for Year 33 CDBG, HOME, ESG, ADDI, and HOPWA.
# 16a CC May 01, 2007
Recommending that Four Million Seven Hundred Fifty Three Thousand Four Hundred Forty Eight Dollars And No Cents ($4,753,448.00) be accepted from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the Year XXXIII Community Development Block Grant Program and appropriated, when and as received, to various accounts to provide financing for projects and programs as described.
# 16b CC May 01, 2007
Recommend that One Million Eight Hundred Fifty Five Thousand One Hundred Thirty Two Dollars And No Cents ($1,855,132.00) and Thirty Thousand One Hundred Ninety Nine Dollars And No Cents ($30,199.00) be accepted from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the FY 2007 HOME Program and American Dream Downpayment Initiative (ADDI) Program, respectively, and appropriated, when and as received, to Account # 18S367, Home Program.
# 35E CM April 24, 2007
Recommend that Two Hundred Five Thousand One Hundred Seventy Three Dollars And No Cents ($205,173.00) be accepted from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the FY 2008 Emergency Shelter Grant Program and be appropriated, when and as received, to various accounts to provide funding for projects and programs as described.
# 35F CM April 24, 2007
Recommend that Three Hundred Forty Nine Thousand Dollars And No Cents ($349,000.00) be accepted from the FY 2008 Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS program and be appropriated, when and as received, to various accounts to provide funding for projects and programs described.
# 35G CM April 24, 2007
Informational communication regarding the Governor's Reduction to State Funding Appropriated for Worcester.
#37B CM November 28, 2006
Informational communication relative to the Proposed Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Allocation Process Timetable for Year 33 (July 1, 2007 - June 20, 2008).
#9A CM November 28, 2006
Transmitting informational communication relative to an update on the Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Areas (NRSAs).
#9A CM September 26, 2006
Paul Mondestin, Community Development Advisory Committee
Gina Palumbo, Community Development Advisory Committee
Ron Charette, South Worcester Neighborhood Center
Dennis Leary, Massachusetts Veteran's, Inc.
Toni Poti, Youthnet
Suzanne Patton, Family Health Center of Worcester
Ann Bureau, Worcester Community Action Council
Juan Gomez, Centro Las Americas, Inc.
Gordon Hargrove, Friendly House, Inc.
Kwasi Sarpong, African Community Development Corp.
David McMahon, Dismas House
Noemi Grajales, Aurora Housing Program
Melvin Lackey, Aurora Housing Program
Robert Hunter, Aurora Housing Program
David McClosky, South Middlesex Opportunity Council
Kathy Doyle, Refugee Apostolate
Request City Manager consider the South Worcester Neighborhood Center building be included in the inventory of municipal buildings for consideration of efficiency energy upgrades.
Request City Manager provide City Council with a report pertaining to the recidivism rate amongst people who utilize the Emergency Shelters.