CITY OF WORCESTER

Municipal and Legislative Operations Committee Meeting

Friday, May 13, 2022

Levi Lincoln (North) Chamber

Convened: 11:07 P.M.

Recessed to Executive Session: 11:13 A.M. Reconvened in Open Session: 12:48 P.M. Adjourned: 12:52 P.M.


Mayor
Joseph M. Petty

 

www.worcesterma.gov

 

Clerk of the City Council
Nikolin Vangjeli

Committee Members

Chairperson Khrystian E King
Vice Chairperson George J Russell
Councilor Sean M Rose
 

City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts


Present Were:Chairperson Councilor Khrystian E. King, who participated in the meeting remotely Councilor George J. Russell, who participated in the meeting remotely Councilor Sean M. Rose, who participated in the meeting remotely
 
Also:City Solicitor Michael Traynor Deputy City Clerk Stephen A.J. Pottle, clerk
 
1.

Virtual Attendee Call-In Information

1a.

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021 and in order to ensure active, public engagement, the City of Worcester currently allows for both in-person and remote participation at all City Council and Standing Committee meetings. To partake in the meeting, you may attend the meeting in-person within the meeting location, follow the below link to join via Zoom or dial the direct line as indicated.

Municipal and Legislative Operations Committee Zoom Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/99524470181
Municipal and Legislative Operations Committee Zoom Phone Number: (929) 205 6099
Municipal and Legislative Operations Committee Zoom Access Code: 995 2447 0181

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2.

Approval of the Minutes

2a.

Order - That the City Council Standing Committee of Municipal and Legislative Operations hereby approves the minutes of the Municipal and Legislative Operations Committee meeting of May 10, 2022.

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Chairperson Councilor King read the item and moved for a roll call vote to adopt the item. Order adopted on a roll call vote of 3 Yeas and 0 Nays

3.

Miscellaneous Item

3a.

Order of Mayor Joseph M. Petty Ė Request Standing Committee on Municipal and Legislative Operations meet in Executive Session for the purpose of discussing the contract and salary associated with the hiring of Acting City Manager Eric D. Batista. # 21d CC April 12, 2022

In Committee April 27, 2022 - Held In Committee May 4, 2022 - Held

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Chairperson Councilor King read the item and moved for a roll call vote to recess to executive session for the purpose of discussing the contract and salary associated with the hiring of Eric D. Batista as Acting City Manager and to reconvene back to open session after executive session.

Recessed to executive session on a roll call vote of 3 Yeas and 0 Nays.

Chairperson Councilor King reconvened the meeting in Open Session at 12:48 P.M.

Chairperson Councilor King discussed the date of the next Municipal and Legislative Operations Committee meeting with the Deputy City Clerk.

Chairperson Councilor King brought forth the following Chairmanís Order: Request City Manager request City Solicitor provide City Council with report concerning the exact language pertaining to the nomination and appointment of Acting City Managers and City Managers.

Chairperson Councilor King brought forth the following Chairmanís Order: Request City Manager request City Solicitor provide City Council with a report detailing the status of the nomination of Assistant City Manager Eric D. Batista to Acting City Manager, specifically as it relates to whether the nomination is not resolved until such a time that a contract is signed.

Chairperson Councilor King moved for a roll call vote to recommend the item be held.

Recommend Hold on a roll call vote of 3 Yeas and 0 Nays

Chairman's Orders

Request City Manager request City Solicitor provide City Council with report concerning the exact language pertaining to the nomination and appointment of Acting City Managers and City Managers.

Request City Manager request City Solicitor provide City Council with a report detailing the status of the nomination of Assistant City Manager Eric D. Batista to Acting City Manager, specifically as it relates to whether the nomination is not resolved until such a time that a contract is signed.