Public Health and Human Services Committee Meeting

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Esther Howland (South) Chamber

Convened: 5:34 P.M.

Adjourned: 5:51 PM

Joseph M. Petty


Clerk of the City Council
Susan M. Ledoux

Committee Members

Chairperson Sarai Rivera
Councilor Sean M Rose
Councilor Kathleen M Toomey

City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts

Present Were:Chairperson Councilor Sarai Rivera; Councilor Sean M Rose
Also:Assistant City Solicitor Alexandra Kalkounis; Director of Human Rights and Disabilities Jayna Turchek; Commissioner of Health and Human Services Matilde Castiel, M.D.; Assistant City Clerk Stephen A.J. Pottle, clerk

Human Trafficking Items


Communication of the City Manager transmitting informational communication relative to a draft ordinance modeled around the policy put forth by Central Mass Freedom Coalition regarding human trafficking. # 8.13A CM July 17, 2018


Recommend Approval of the Committee’s Order to request the City Manager consider amending the language of the Proposed Ordinance to require that all city employees attend a minimum two-hour training session within their six months of employment.

NOTE: In City Council September 12, 2018 - Amended Report to advertise proposed Ordinance as submitted in Committee


Petition of Robin Currie and Chantel Bethea of the Central Mass Freedom Coalition request City Council consider implementing a policy for the City of Worcester regarding human trafficking. # 8a CC December 05, 2017

In Committee January 31, 2018 - Held


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