HOUSING & NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION COMMITTEE
JANUARY 29, 2003
Convened: 5:04 p.m.
Adjourned: 6:46 p.m.
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Juan A. Gomez
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Joseph M. Petty
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Barbara G. Haller
Also:†††††††††††††††††††† City Manager Thomas R. Hoover
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Deputy City Manager Paul V. LaCava
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Director of Housing Scott Hayman
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Director of Neighborhood Services Dennis Hennessy
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Director of Planning Joel Fontaine
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Assistant City Clerk Lisa M. Thomas
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk
PRESENTATION BY THE ADMINISTRATION AND RKG REGARDING THE HOUSING MARKET STUDY
Chairmanís Order request the Administration provide the City Council with a report comparing the percentage of tax-exempt property in the city of Worcester as a percentage of the whole and compare this data to same data for the other forty cities across the Commonwealth.
Chairmanís Order request the City Manager provide the City Council with a report quantifying the number of beds provided on-campus at the nine Worcester colleges and universities and compare to the number of students enrolled at each institution.
Chairmanís Order request the Administration address housing issues related to the mobility challenged population when the revised housing policy document is finalized.
1. William Breault, 4 Hathaway Street, Worcester
2. Barbara T. White, 38 Upland Gardens Drive, Worcester
3. Steve Power, 5 Viking Terrace, Worcester
4. Don Hintley, Oak Hill CDC
5. Nadia, 1 Colonial Road, Worcester
6. Tom Tobin, 268 Burncoat Street, Worcester
7. Suzanne Buccaglione, 57 Harrison Street, Worcester
1.†††††† Communication of the City Manager relative to RKG City Wide Housing Market Study.
††††††††† #18C CM† October 29, 2002
2.†††††† Communication of the City Manager relative to questions regarding the Housing Market Study.
††††††††† #18F CM† November 12, 2002
3.†††††† Communication of the City Manager relative to presentation of the Housing Market Study and Worcester Build Out Analysis.
††††††††† #18A CM† November 12, 2002
4.†††††† Communication of Roberta Schaefer, Executive Director of Worcester Regional Research Bureau relative to questions and comments on Worcester's Housing Market Study.
††††††††† #21 CC† November 19, 2002