MILITARY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE MEETING

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2004

COUNCIL CHAMBER

Convened:6:15 p.m.

Adjourned:6:40 p.m.

 

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

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

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Konstantina B. Lukes @ 6:20 p.m.

 

Also: †††††††††††††††††† Veteransí Agent Karen Greenwood

††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† Francis Elliott, Service Officer, Veteransí Council

††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† Phil Madaio, Adjutant, Veteransí Council

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

 

COMMUNICATIONS OF THE CITY MANAGER

 

1.†††††† Relative to the Veteranís Workforce Integration Program.

††††††††† #17B CM April 13, 2004

 

Recommend File

 

2.†††††† Relative to Grants and the City of Worcester Veteransí Services and Veteransí Affairs Grant-funded positions.

††††††††† #17B CM June 15, 2004

 

Recommend File

 

3.†††††† Relative to the number of Veterans in the City and the number of cases for the next five years.

††††††††† #27A CM June 15, 2004

 

Recommend Report and Adoption of the accompanying Order that the City Manager evaluate the possibility of increasing the staff at the City of Worcester Veteransí Service Department.

 

4.†††††† Relative to the New Partnerships and Improving Existing Partnerships.

††††††††† #27B CM June 15, 2004

 

Recommend File

 

5.†††††† Relative to Veterans Workforce Integration Program.

†††† #12A CM July 6, 2004

 

Recommend File

 

6.†††††† Relative to Neighborhood Memorial of Veterans being stored at Canterbury Street School - to display WWI plaque.

††††††††† #27A CM September 7, 2004

 

Recommend File

 

Chairmanís Order request the City Manager request the Budget Director report on any direct implications to the annual budget of the Veteransí Services Department as a result of the change in the Stateís definition of veteranís status.

 

Chairmanís Order request the Administration report to the City Council the outcome of the application regarding the Veterans Workforce Integration Program.

 

Chairmanís Order request the Worcester Veteransí Council consider studying and recommending how a consolidation of City of Worcester or Central Massachusetts war/veteran memorials into a central or focused viewing area might be accomplished.