Public Safety Committee Meeting

Monday, March 5, 2007

Council Chamber

Convened: 6:17 P.M.

Adjourned: 7:41p.m.

Konstantina B. Lukes


Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford

Committee Members

Chairperson Joseph M Petty
Councilor Paul P Clancy Jr
Councilor Philip P Palmieri

City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts

Present Were:Chairperson Councilor Joseph M. Petty
Councilor Paul P. Clancy, Jr.
Councilor Philip P. Palmieri @ 6:31 p.m.
Also:Councilor Barbara G. Haller
Councilor Gary Rosen
Police Cheif Gary J. Gemme
Deputy Police Cheif Mark S. Roche
District Police Cheif Guilio V. Fusaro
Police Captain, Decective Bureau, Edward McGinn
Police Captain John J. Ryder
City Solicitor David M. Moore
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk

Police Department


Communication of the City Manager relative to the Worcester Police Departments efforts to research the viability of a mounted police unit.
#19A CM May 17, 2005

In Committee October 13, 2005 - Held


Recommend File

Chairman's Orders

Request City Manager to update the City Council concerning the viability of establishing a mounted police unit.


Communications of the City Manager


Recommend City Council's adoption of an Order to File a Home-Rule Petition regarding Traffic Surveillance in the City.
#7.28C CM January 30, 2007


Recommend Hold

Chairman's Orders

Request City Manager report to City Council concerning the details of the plan to adjust the timing of traffic signals at those intersections where surveillance cameras are planned to be installed so that yellow light times are increased in an effort to reduce the possibility of error issuing citations for red light violations and also to report to the City Council concerning adjustments to the sequencing of traffic signals for better traffic flow on major arteries.


Recommend adoption of an amendment to the Shooting Gallery Ordinance.
# 7.28B January 30, 2007


Recommend Approval

Chairman's Orders

Request City Manager request the Worcester Police Department License Board consider requiring the presence of a police detail at the Boston Gun Range.