Municipal Operations Committee Meeting

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Eshter Howland (South) Chamber

Convened: 6:15 P.M.

Adjourned: 6:47 P.M.

Konstantina B. Lukes


Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford

Committee Members

Chairperson Frederick C Rushton
Councilor Paul P Clancy Jr.
Councilor Michael J Germain

City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts

Present Were:Chairperson Councilor Frederick C Rushton
Councilor Paul P Clancy Jr
Councilor Michael J Germain
Also:City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk



Goals of the Committee

Chairman's Orders

That the Goals of the Standing Committee on Municipal Operations are: 1) The development of a mission statement of organizational thinking for the City of Worcester establishing 4-5 priorities for local government and the empowerment of employees; 2) The development of efficiencies through the City of Worcester government, identifying 3-5 general areas wherein the City Manager should concentrate including the areas of energy, health insurance, fixed assets review and enhancements, the use of technology, the combining of like operations and the enhancement of the call center.

Request the City Manager report to the City Council the call volumes realized at the call center during the period of the December, 2008 ice storm and comparisons to those received in the same period of the previous year.