HOUSING & NEIGHBORHOOD

REVITALIZATION COMMITTEE

SEPTEMBER 24, 2001

COUNCIL CHAMBER

Convened: 7:31 p.m.

Adjourned: 8:50 p.m.

 

 

 

Present were: †††† Chairman Councillor Dennis L. Irish

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Janice L. Nadeau

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Stephen T. Patton @ 7:47 p.m.

 

Also:†††††††††††††††††††† Assistant City Manager Paul LaCava

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Housing Director Scott Hayman

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Director of Neighborhood Services Dennis Hennessy

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† WHA Executive Director Ruth Carlson

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† WHA Deputy Director Michael Murphy

City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk

 

 

 

1.†††††† Chairmanís Order from the Finance Committee - Request the Committees on Public Works, Traffic & Parking, Education, Youth, Parks & Recreation, Housing & Neighborhood Revitalization and Public Safety bring back to City Council, in increments of $100,000, not to exceed $250,000, recommendations for capital projects.

In City Council June 19, 2001

 

Recommend that the City Manager be and he is hereby requested to recommend to the City Council that $250,000 be allocated to the housing trust fund. Nadeau and Patton in favor and Irish in opposition.

 

Speakers:

1.     Frank Kartheiser, 2 Cornell Street, Worcester

2.     Elizabeth Jason, living off Greenwood Street, Worcester

3.     Ann Shelton, Worcester Community Connections Coalition

4.     Ruth Carlson, 3505 Knightsbridge Close, Worcester, Exec Dir WHA

 

2.†††††† Order of Mayor Mariano Ė Request Standing Committees on Public Works, Traffic & Parking, Education, Youth, Parks & Recreation, Housing & Neighborhood Revitalization and Public Safety to submit to City Council by October 1st their recommendations for capital projects, in increments of $100,000, not to exceed $250,000 as voted by City Council at the June 19, 2001 City Council meeting.

In City Council August 21, 2001

Recommend File

 

 

3.†††††† Communication of the City Manager transmitting communication relative to Status of Cityís Housing Programs, Initiatives and Policies Ė FY 2001-2003.

#18B CM June 12, 2001

Recommend Hold

 

Chairmanís Order request the Administration provide the City Council with a timeline and budget for implementing the City of Worcesterís Housing Policy.

 

Chairmanís Order request the Administration provide the City Council with the number of new housing permits issued over the course of the last 36 months.

 

Chairmanís Order request the City Manager provide the City Council with a report concerning programs and/or plans to support housing receivership through community housing organizations.

 

Chairmanís Order request the City Manager invite the Worcester Housing Authority to participate in the MORE group meetings.