HOUSING & NEIGHBORHOOD

REVITALIZATION COMMITTEE

NOVEMBER 28, 2001

COUNCIL CHAMBER

Convened: 8:07 p.m.

Adjourned: 9:00 p.m.

 

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

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

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Stephen T. Patton

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Juan A. Gomez @ 8:26 p.m.

 

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

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

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

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk

 

 

Communications of the City Manager

 

 

1.†††††† Relative to status of In-Fill Housing Project for South Worcester, 2-2A Douglas St.

††††††††† #18B CMMay 29, 2001

Recommend Hold

Chairmanís Order request the Administration provide the City Council with an updated report concerning the properties at 2-2A Douglas Street.

2.†††††† Relative to Soft Second Loan Application to DHCD, for review, signature and submission by June 1, 2001.

††††††††† #18E CMMay 29, 2001

Recommend File

3.†††††† Relative to Soft Second Loan Program Award.

††††††††† #18I CMJuly 17, 2001

Recommend File

4.†††††† Relative to Targeted Cities.

††††††††† #18C CMMay 29, 2001

Recommend File

 

5.†††††† Relative to the Worcester Municipal Research Bureau (WMRB) ComNet Project.

††††††††† #18A CMJune 12, 2001

Recommend File

Chairmanís Order request that the Administration recommend that the South Worcester neighborhood be considered as a future ComNet project area.

6.†††††† Relative to the ComNet Summary.

††††††††† #29A CMOctober 9, 2001

Recommend Hold

7.†††††† Relative to status of Cityís Housing Programs, Initiatives and Policies Ė FY 2001-2003.

††††††††† #18B CMJune 12, 2001

††††††††† In Committee September 24, 2001 - Held

Recommend Hold

8.†††††† Relative to abatements on abandoned buildings pursuant to Chapter 58-8.

††††††††† #26B CMJuly 17, 2001

Recommend File

Chairmanís Order request the Administration report to the City Council when might Worcester Community Housing Resourcesís application be considered and acted upon and the resultant timeline.

9.†††††† Relative to citywide housing market study.

††††††††† #18F CMAugust 21, 2001

Recommend Hold

Chairmanís Order request the Administration provide the City Council with an update on the progress being made regarding the housing market study.

10.             Relative to a proposed Amendment to Senate Housing Development.

#18D CM September 18, 2001

Recommend File

11.†††† Relative to Senate Housing Bill No. 2110 regarding Tax Increment Financing for Urban Center Housing.

††††††††† #18B CMSeptember 25, 2001

Recommend File

12.†††† Relative to the landlord training/CMHA.

††††††††† #18ACM June 19, 2001

Recommend File

13.†††† Relative to a City Wide Home Ownership Center.

#18G CM September 18, 2001

Recommend File

14.†††† Relative to the Citywide Home Ownership Center.

††††††††† #18B CM†† November 13, 2001

Recommend File

15.†††† Relative to Article VII - Inclusionary Zoning & Density Bonuses to promote affordable housing.

††††††††† #18A CMSeptember 25, 2001

Recommend Hold

Chairmanís Order request that Inclusionary Zoning and Density Bonuses be included in the Administrationís review of the existing Zoning Ordinance.

16.†††† Relative to new housing permits issued for the past three years.

††††††††† #21A CMNovember 13, 2001

Recommend File
Orders

 

17.†††† Order of Councilor Lukes request Housing & Neighborhood Revitalization Committee to consider and review legislative remedies dealing with current landlord/tenant laws as they apply to owner-occupied homes or multi-unit homes.

#22e CC October 3, 2000

††††††††† In Committee May 1, 2000 - Held

Recommend File

18.†††† Order Councillor Lukes request Housing & Neighborhood Revitalization Committee to consider a third goal of economic development and a fourth goal of stability of neighborhoods or revitalization of neighborhoods when considering the proposed Housing Policies and Objectives.

††††††††† #20e CC†† June 12, 2001

Recommend File