SEPTEMBER 22, 2004


Convened: 5:15 p.m.

Adjourned: 7:13 p.m.


Present were:                Co-Chairperson Councillor Dennis L. Irish

                                      Councillor Thomas P. White

                                      Co-Chairperson Councillor Paul P. Clancy, Jr.

                                      Councillor Philip P. Palmieri

                                      Councillor Joseph M. Petty

                                      Councillor Frederick C. Rushton @ 6:02 p.m.

                                      Councillor Barbara G. Haller

                                      Councillor Michael C. Perotto


Also:                              City Assessor Robert J. Allard, Jr.

                                      State Representative James B. Leary

                                      State Representative Vincent A. Pedone

                                      School Committee Member Brian A. O’Connell

                                      City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk        


1.       Petition of Gary J. Vecchio, Shrewsbury St. Neighborhood Association et al request City Council establish and the City Administration implement a payment-in-lieu-of-taxes program in the City of Worcester.

          #29 CC January 6, 2004

Recommend Hold



1.State Representative James B. Leary, 8 Ellestuen Road, Worcester

2. Leonard Ciuffredo, 289 Harrington Way, Worcester

3. Bill Breault, 4 Hathaway Street, Worcester

4. Sue Moynagh, 65 Harrison Street, Worcester

5. Jane Petrella, 245 Greenwood Street, Worcester

6. Edith Morgan, 42 Shattuck Street, Worcester

7. Vincent A. Pedone, 2 East Park Terrace, Worcester

8. Gary Vecchio, 14 Caprera Road, Worcester

9. Joseph Lysiak, 64 Chatanika Avenue, Worcester

10. Anthony Hmura, 19 Shore Drive, Auburn

11. Frank Raffa, 31 Benedict Road, Worcester

12. Anne Seltz, 458 Mower Street, Worcester

13. Richard Cipro, 103 Christine Street, Worcester

14. Michael Galvin, 42 Standish Street, Worcester

15. Paul Bottis Sr., 475 Chandler Street, Worcester

16. Maria Bocka, 7 Admiral Avenue, Worcester

17. Steve Quist, 106 June Street, Worcester

18. Philip Sullivan, 151 Mill Street, Worcester

19. Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., 1 College Street, Worcester

20. Jack Foley, 6 Winter Hill Drive, Worcester

21. Gerry Connor, 465 Chandler Street, Worcester

22. Stephen E. Mills, 17 Wetherell Street, Worcester


2.       Communication of the City Manager relative to PILOT Program in New England.

     #4B CM January 27, 2004

Recommend Hold


3.       Communication of the City Manager relative to PILOT contributions made to the City.

          #26A CM January 27, 2004

Recommend Hold


4.       Communication of the City Manager relative to Fiscal 2004 Top Taxpayers.

      #4D CM January 27, 2004

Recommend Hold


5.       Communication of the City Manager relative to Tax Exempt Organizations.

          #4C CM January 27, 2004

Recommend Hold


6.       Communication of Roberta Schaeffer, Executive Director, Worcester Regional Research Bureau transmitting Will Pilots Fly in Worcester?  Taxing Nonprofits and Other Options.

          #19 CC March 30, 2004

Recommend Hold


7.       Communication of Mayor Timothy P. Murray transmitting Mayor’s Task Force Report on City/College Relations focusing on tax base expansion and job creation.

          #18 CC May 18, 2004

Recommend Hold


8.       Communication of the City Manager relative to Social Service Agencies on tax rolls.

          #4A CM August 17, 2004

Recommend Hold