AGENDA

HOUSING & NEIGHBORHOOD

REVITALIZATION COMMITTEE

AUGUST 19, 2002

COUNCIL CHAMBER

Convened: 6:07 p.m.

Adjourned: 7:00 p.m.

 


 

Present were:      Chairperson Councillor Dennis L. Irish

†††††††††††††††††† ††††††††† Councillor Juan A. Gomez

 

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

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

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

†††††††††††††††††† ††††††††† Deputy Director WHA Michael F. Murphy

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

 

1.††††††††† Discussion Item Ė Housing Policy for the City of Worcester

Recommend Hold

 

Communications of the City Manager

 

2.     ††††††Relative to the Police Officer in Public Housing Program offered by the

Worcester Housing Authority.

††††††††† #29A CMFebruary 12, 2002

Recommend File

Chairmanís Order request the City Manager provide the City Council with an update as a result of the meetings held concerning the Police Officer in Public Housing Program and the number of police officers who are tenants in our public housing units.

 

3.†††††† Relative to the Soft Second Mortgage Program.

††††††††† #18D CMFebruary 12, 2002

Recommend File

Chairmanís Order request the City Manager provide the City Council with a

report detailing how money was expended last year in the Soft Second

Mortgage Program.

 

4.††††††† Relative to tax exempt bonds for housing construction.

††††††††† #18C CMFebruary 26, 2002

Recommend File

Chairmanís Order request the Administration provide the City Council with

a report detailing the City of Worcesterís plans to prepare and file Home Rule

legislation to bring about a residential tax increment financing statute.

 

 

5.     †††††Report relative to the 63-20 Program that is being considered as a tool for

developing additional housing in the City of Worcester.

††††††††† #18H CMApril 2, 2002

Recommend File

 

6.     †††††Relative to the Rebuilding Together Worcester (RTW) Project.

††††††††† #18E CMApril 23, 2002

Recommend File

Chairmanís Order request the Administration update the City Council concerning the Rebuilding Together Worcester program.

 

7.                 Relative to status reports on housing production and housing initiatives.

††††††††† #18C CMMay 14, 2002

Recommend File

Speakers:

a.                 Ann Sels, social worker @ Worcester Community Connections, Auburn resident

b.                 Cinda Cesaitis, worker @ Worcester Community Connections, 5 Earle St., Worcester

c.                 Barbara T. White, 38 Upland Gardens Drive, Worcester

d.                 Michael Galvin, 42 Standish Street, Worcester

 

8.†††††† Relative to the Take the "T" Home Mortgage Program.

††††††††† #7C CM†† June 11, 2002

Recommend File

 

9.†††††† Relative to HOME Project Pipeline.

††††††††† #18D CMJune 25, 2002

Recommend File

 

10.†††† Relative to Law concerning unrelated persons occupying premises.

††††††††† #16D CMJune 25, 2002

Recommend hold

 

Chairmanís Order request the Administration provide the City Council with a report describing the number of complaints and the process whereby the ordinance is enforced concerning more than two unrelated persons in a dwelling unit.

 

11.†††† Order relative to the disposition of city-owned property located at 124-126 Dewey St.

In City Council July 16, 2002 #17B CM - Recommitted to City Manager†††††

In Committee for Informational Purposes Only

Recommend file

 

Communication

 

12.             Communication of Jane Wallis Gumble, Director Department of Housing & Community Development transmitting communication relative to Permanent affordability of Comprehensive Permit Projects.

††††††††† #82 CCJune 25, 2002

Recommend File