Economic Development Committee Meeting

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Esther Howland (South) Chamber

Convened: 5:30 P.M.

Adjourned: 6:25 P.M.

Joseph M. Petty


Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford

Committee Members

Chairperson Frederick C Rushton
Councilor Sarai Rivera
Councilor George J Russell

City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts

Present Were:Chairperson Councilor Frederick C. Rushton Councilor Sarai Rivera Councilor George J. Russell Mayor Joseph M. Petty @ 6:00 P.M. Councilor Gary Rosen
Also:Chief Development Officer Michael E. Traynor Development Office Staff Personal Paul Morano City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk

Communication of the City Manager


Recommend adoption of the attached resolutions relative to the Certified Project Application and Site Specific Economic Opportunity Area (EOA) Designation for 150 Blackstone River Road. # 9.4B CM May 26, 2015


Recommend Approval

Chairperson Rushton, prior to the official vote of the Committee, asked to be recorded as In Favor of the TIF request; Councilor Rushton left the chamber. Mayor Petty appointed Councilor Russell as chair.

The Committee Recommended Approval of the TIF. Chairperson Russell moved to have this item reported to the City Council at their June 23, 2015 meeting.

1. Steve Goodman, applicant, no resident given
2. Susan Records, Worcester resident
3. Brian Brousseau, Leicester resident
4. Robert Morton, Millbury resident
5. James Umphrey, Northborough resident
6. Chuck Giroux, Westborough resident
7. Sherri Pitcher, Worcester resident


Transmitting quarterly update report of economic development initiatives. # 6a CC June 02, 2015


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