OCTOBER 21, 2004


Convened: 5:24 p.m.

Adjourned: 7:50 p.m.


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

 Councillor Philip P. Palmieri

                                       Councillor Joseph M. Petty


Also:                               City Manager Michael V. O’Brien

                                       City Solicitor David M. Moore

                                       Fire Chief Gerard A. Dio

                                       Communications Director Kathy Henry

                                       Acting Police Chief Gary J. Gemme

                                       Emergency Ops Director William Trotta

                                       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

In Committee October 6, 2004 - Held

Recommend Hold


@ 5:25 p.m. The Chairperson reconvened the hearing that was recessed on October 6, 2004 on the Reorganization Plan proposed by the City Manager that was submitted to the City Council on September 28, 2004. The Committee listened to an explanation of the components relating to Police, Fire, Communications and Law Departments. The Councillors questioned the Manager concerning aspects of the plan. Barbara White of 38 Upland Gardens Drive commented on the plan also. The Committee announced it will continue the hearing to hear details of the remaining proposed re-organization. The hearing was recessed @ 7:50 p.m.