Joint Education Committee with School Committee's Committee on Business Meeting

Monday, May 4, 2009

Levi Lincoln Jr. (North) Chamber

Convened: 7:25 P.M.

Adjourned: 9:05 P.M.

Konstantina B. Lukes


Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford

Committee Members

Chairperson Kathleen M Toomey
School Committee Member Robert Bogigian
Councilor William J Eddy
School Committee Chairman John L Foley
School Committee Member Brian A O"Connell
Councilor Joffrey A Smith

City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts

Present Were:Co-Chairperson Councilor Kathleen M Toomey
Councilor William J Eddy
Councilor Joffrey A Smith
Co-Chairperson School Committee Member Jack Foley
School Committee Member Robert Bogigian
School Committee Member Brian O'Connell
Also:City Councilor Gary Rosen
City Councilor Barbara G. Haller
City Councilor Joseph M. Petty
School Committee Member Mary Mullaney
School Committee Member John Monfredo
School Committee Member Dorothy Hargrove
Chief Financial Officer Thomas Zidelis
School Department Budget Director Brian Allen
Clerk of the School Committee Dr. Helen Friel
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk



Fiscal Year 2010 Budget - Update


1. Mary Mullaney, Worcester resident
2. Gary Rosen, Worcester resident
3. John Monfredo, Worcester resident
4. Deborah Steigman, Worcester resident
5. Colleen Fahey, Worcester resident
6. Mike Kozloski, Worcester resident
7. Isabel Gonzalez, Worcester resident
8. Tracy Novick, Worcester resident

Chairman's Orders

Request City Manager request the Chief Financial Officer report to the City Council how federal, state and local officials work together concerning the administration of grants.

Request City Manager request the Chief Financial Officer report to the City Council what charges are levied in the administration of grant monies in other municipalities of similar size to Worcester.

Request City Manager request the City Solicitor to report to the City Council whether or not charge-backs can be made in the administration of federal stimulus funding.

Request City Manager provide the City Council with a copy of the statement that is issued annually by the City of Worcester concerning the city's compliance with federal regulations concerning charge-backs for administering grant monies.