OCTOBER 13, 2005


Convened: 6:05 p.m.

Adjourned: 7:02 p.m.


Present were:      Chairperson Councilor Joseph M. Petty

                             Councilor Barbara G. Haller


Also:                    Police Chief Gary J. Gemme

                             Deputy Police Chief Paul Campbell

                             Deputy Police Chief Giulio Fusaro

                             Susan Ledoux, Head Clerk


Communications of the City Manager


1.       Relative to copy of previous strategic plan for the Worcester Police Department.

          #19N CM August 17, 2004

          In Committee April 14, 2005 - Held

          Recommend File


2.       Relative to the outcome measurers in the Community Policing Plan.

          #19A CM May 3, 2005

Recommend Hold


3.       Relative to Community Policing Initiative for the Worcester Police Department.

          #19C CM July 19, 2005

Recommend Hold


4.       Relative to the strategies that will be used to enforce the Noise Pollution Ordinance this Spring and Summer.

          #19B CM April 26, 2005

Recommend File


5.       Regarding the number of noise pollution ordinance citations for the second quarter of 2005.

          #19B CM May 17, 2005

Recommend File


6.       Relative to the Worcester Police Departments efforts to research the viability of a mounted police unit.

          #19A CM May 17, 2005

Recommend Hold


7.       Relative to translation services that are available at the Worcester Police Department and the Communication Department.

          #19B CM May 31, 2005

Recommend Hold


8.       Relative to crime statistics for the sector surrounding Quinsigamond Community College for the months of January 2005 through March 2005 and a comparative report of these statistics for the months of January 2004 through March 2004.

          #19A CM May 31, 2005

Recommend File


9.       Relative to string of nighttime break-ins throughout the City.

          #33a CC June 7, 2005

          Recommend File


10.     Relative to a draft policy on the use of surveillance cameras prior to activation of the camera installed at 701 Main Street.

          #17J CM September 9, 2003

          In Committee September 10, 2003 – Held

In Committee October 4, 2004 - Held

          Recommend File


Chairman’s Order request the City Manager to request the Police Chief to provide the City Council a draft policy utilizing cameras as a tool for traffic enforcement and/or combating crime and a cost benefit analysis on implementing this policy.


11.     Relative to the inclusionary plan to increase the number of women and minorities in City employment.

          #14B CM May 3, 2005

Recommend File