OCTOBER 6, 2004


Convened: 7:19 p.m.

Adjourned: 9:17 p.m.


Present were:††††††††††††††† Chairperson Councillor Paul P. Clancy, Jr.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Joseph M. Petty

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Philip P. Palmieri @ 7:41 p.m.


Also:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† City Manager Michael V. OíBrien

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Budget Director John Pranckevicius

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Assistant City Manager Julie Jacobson

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† City Solicitor David M. Moore

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† City Treasurer Thomas Zidelis

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Technical Services Director Paul Covello

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Employment/Training Director Stephen Willand

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Grants Acquisition Officer Donna McGrath

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Deputy Director EONS Dennis Hennessy

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† City Assessor Robert Allard, Jr.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Planning Director Joel Fontane

†††††††† Cable Services Director Judy Warren

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Purchasing Agent John Orrell

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Director of Human Resources Kathleen Johnson

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Deputy Director Human Resources Larry Raymond

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


1. ††††† Communication of the City Manager requesting an Ordinance reorganizing the Departments, Boards and Commissions of the City of Worcester.

††††††††† #29A CM September 28, 2004

Recommend Hold


Chairmanís Order request the City Manager to provide the City Council with an up-to-date Chain of Command document of his Administrators.


Chairmanís Order request the City Manager to report to the City Council any proposed new means of communications to encourage applications to Boards and Commissions through the City Advisory Committee and/or the Affirmative Action Advisory Committee.


@ 7:22 p.m. The Chairperson opened a hearing on the Reorganization Plan proposed by the City Manager and submitted to the City Council on September 28, 2004. The Committee heard a detailed explanation of the new organizational structure onto eight major departments, and also concerning the Executive Office of the City Manager and the Department of Administration and Finance. The Committee announced it will continue the hearing to hear details of the remaining proposed re-organization. The hearing was recessed @ 9:16 p.m.