Municipal Operations Committee Meeting

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Worcester Senior Center 128 Providence Street

Convened: 6:07 P.M.

Adjourned: 7:26 PM

Joseph M. Petty


Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford

Committee Members

Chairperson Philip P Palmieri
Councilor Tony Economou
Councilor George J Russell

City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts

Present Were:Chairperson Councilor Philip P. Palmieri Councilor George J. Russell Councilor Tony Economou Mayor Joseph M. Petty Councilor Gary Rosen Councilor Michael T. Gaffney Councilor Konstantina B. Lukes Councilor Kathleen M. Toomey
Also:City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk



This meeting is an opportunity for the general public to provide input into the process of selecting a City Manager. The Committee shall conduct a total of five listening sessions; one in each of the five City Council districts. This meeting is scheduled to be convenient for residents in District 3. Each speaker is asked to limit their comments to three (3) minutes so that all individuals wishing to speak are provided that opportunity.


Recommend Hold for the 2nd Listening Session: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 6:00 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church Hall, 90 Holden Street

1. Donald Courtney, Worcester resident
2. Mullen Sawyer, Rutland resident
3. William Feegbeh, Worcrester resident
4. John Mulhane, Worcester resident
5. Etel Capacchione, Worcester resident
6. Mike Testa, Worcester resident
7. State Representative Daniel M. Donahue
8. Zion Mesfin, Worcester resident
9. Leul Mesfin, Worcester resident
10. Lorraine Laurie, Worcester resident
11. Susan Moynagh, Worcester resident
12. Jo Hart, Worcester resident
13. Ronal Madnick, Worcester resident
14. Sue Mailman, Northborough resident
15. Brian O’Connell, Worcester resident

Chairman's Orders

Request City Council accept and approve the attached Request-for-Proposal for a City Manager Search Firm and the Process and Timeline for the 2014 City Manager Search and Appointment.