Municipal and Legislative Operations Committee Meeting

Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Esther Howland (South) Chamber

5:00 P.M.

Joseph M. Petty


Clerk of the City Council
Nikolin Vangjeli

Committee Members

Chairperson Morris A Bergman
Vice Chairperson Luis A Ojeda
Councilor Donna M Colorio

City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts


Virtual Attendee Call-In Information


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. If you join a Zoom meeting by dialing in with a phone number, you can raise your hand by dialing *9.

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Municipal and Legislative Operations Committee Zoom Phone Number: (929) 205 6099
Municipal and Legislative Operations Committee Zoom Access Code: 938 2303 0890


Approval of the Minutes


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 June 6, 2024.

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Miscellaneous Items


Order of Councilor Donna M. Colorio - Request Standing Committee on Municipal and Legislative Operations review the Rules of the City Council Section titled “Conduct of Council Meetings,” including but not limited to Rules 21, 22 and 35, in an effort to determine whether any amendments to the Rules of City Council would better ensure all speaking portions of City Council meetings are done efficiently and in a procedurally accurate manner.
# 19a CC May 28, 2024



Petition of Gordon T. Davis request the Rules of City Council concerning petitions be amended so that the issues of the word "order", the procedures for mootness and the meaning of the word "personalities" are clarified in the revisions. Further, request the Rules of City Council be rewritten in plain English and Spanish to make explicit and clear what is prohibited for the City Council agenda. Further, request City Council request City Clerk make public a list of all denial of applications to petition City Council and the reason for the denials from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2023.
# 9r CC January 9, 2024