AGENDA

MILITARY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE MEETING

FEBRUARY 25, 2002

Convened: 6:20 p.m.

Adjourned: 7:07 p.m.

COUNCIL CHAMBER

 

Present were:††††††††††††††† Chairperson Councillor Juan A. Gomez

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Stephen G. Abraham

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Dennis L. Irish

 

Also:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Veteransí Agent Pierce Gould

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Rep McGovernís Staffperson Joe Bisceglia

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


 

COMMUNICATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER

 

1.†††††† Transmitting communication relative to List of all Neighborhood Memorials and Monuments.

#27A CM December 15, 1998

††††††††† In Committee June 30, 2000 - Held

Recommend File

 

Chairmanís Order request the Worcester Veteransí Council provide

the Office of Veteransí Services any detailed information they have

concerning the neighborhood honor rolls.

 

2.†††††† Transmitting communication relative to Federal Department of Labor 4C Veteran Specific Employment and Training Funding.

#12B CM August 22, 2000

Recommend File

 

3.†††††† Transmitting communication relative to adding the name of P.F.C. Henry R. Birtz to the plaque of his brother Louis located at Hamilton Street and Coburn Avenue.

#28A CM February 27, 2001

Recommend File

 

4.†††††† Transmitting communication relative to the status of City employees called to active duty.

††††††††† #53 CM October 30, 2001

Recommend File

 

Chairmanís Resolution that the City Council hereby recognizes the efforts made by the Administration in continuing to provide benefits to City of Worcester employees and dependents while the employee is on active military status.

 

5.†††††† Transmitting communication relative to Veterans Living in the Central Mass Area.

††††††††† #27A CM January 15, 2002

Recommend File

 

6.†††††† Transmitting communication relative to Expanding Out-Patient Clinic in Worcester to a full fledged medical facility.

††††††††† #27B CM January 15, 2002

Recommend File

 

Chairmanís Resolution that the City Council supports legislation being proposed to require medical schools to provide services to United States veterans.

 

7.†††††† Transmitting communication relative to Real Estate Tax Credit on homes for veterans on active duty, who reside in Worcester.

††††††††† #16D CM February 12, 2002

Recommend File

Please forward a copy of this Communication to:

Michael A. Nieves Rosario

29 Stoneland Road

Worcester, MA 01603

 

PETITIONS

 

8.†††††† Petition of Jack McLemore request City of Worcester to designate the four miles of Rte. 146, from Rte. 122A in Millbury to I-290 in Worcester, on the new Massachusetts Turnpike interchange to be known as the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge, Central Massachusetts Chapter Highway.This is in honor of the veterans from Central Massachusetts who participated in that battle.

#6CC September 7, 1999

Recommend Approval of the Petition and Adoption of the accompanying Order that the four-mile section of Route 146, the Blackstone Parkway, from State Route 122A to Brosnihan Square be named the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Highway, and, further that the Administration work with the members of the Great and General Court to have this designation enacted.

 

9.†††††† Petition of Mayor Raymond V. Mariano on behalf of Evelyn LaPointe request to erect a WWII memorial monument in honor of Richard Babin at the petitionerís expense.

#7CC February 1, 2000

Recommend Approval of the Petition and Adoption of the accompanying Order that the Veteransí Agent be and he is hereby authorized and requested to construct a monument in honor of Richard Babin, a veteran of World War II, subject to receipt of private funding.

 

10.†††† Petition of Councillor Dennis L. Irish on behalf of Philip Callahan & William Kelleher request that a Veteranís Memorial be installed at the corner of Haviland and Highland Streets in honor of Sargent Robert S. Matern, U.S.M.C. killed in action June 1, 1967, Republic of Vietnam.Sargent Matern was awarded the Silver Star posthumously January 29, 1968.

††††††††† #6 CC February 12,2002

Recommend Approval of the Petition and Adoption of the accompanying Order that the Veteransí Agent be and he is hereby authorized and requested to construct a monument at the corner of Highland and Haviland Streets in honor of Robert S. Matern, USMC,

Subject to receipt of private funding.