Public Safety Committee Meeting

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Esther Howland (South) Chamber

Convened: 7:15 P.M.

Adjourned: 9:03 P.M.

Konstantina B. Lukes


Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford

Committee Members

Chairperson Barbara G Haller
Councilor Philip P Palmieri
Councilor Joseph M Petty

City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts

Present Were:Chairperson Councilor Barbara G Haller
Councilor Philip P Palmieri
Councilor Joseph M Petty
Also:City Solicitor David M. Moore
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk



Communication of the City Manager transmitting informational communication relative to the CORI Ordinance advertised by City Council.
# 8.32A CM June 02, 2009


Recommend File


A Proposed Ordinance amending Chapter Two of the Revised Ordinances of 2008 relative to Fair CORI Practices.
# 9b CC June 02, 2009


Recommend Approval as amended by new wording attached

Lydia Yanis, Boylston resident
Michal LaNava, Worcester resident,, representing Worc. Area Chamber of Commerce
Joseph Yandle, Worcester resident
Nancy Thibault, Shrewsbury resident, representing Easter Seals
Juan Morales, Worcester resident
Osvaldo Ruiz, Worcester resident
Ronal Madnick, Worcester resident
Edward Rivera, Worcester resident, representing Human Rights Commission
Jacob Freedman, Worcester resident, read statement prepared by his father
Melitza Rivera, Worcester resident
Nathan Pickens, Worcester resident
Brenda Jenkins,Worcester resident, representing the Mosaic Culture Complex
Donald Washington, Worcester resident, representing EPOCA
Kevin Crowley, Millbury resident, representing Workforce Central & speaking about the New Leaf Program
Joseph O'Brien, Worcester resident, representing Congress James McGovern
Sarah Assefa, Worcester resident
Lani Goyette, Worcester resident
Grace Ross, Worcester resident
Rashid Akeem, Worcester resident
Jermaine Carter, Worcester resident
Joyce Papandrea, Worcester resident
Wallace Rheaume, Worcester resident
Yakov Kronrod, Providence RI resident, founding member of EPOCA
Dr. Dawn Clark, Worcester resident, representing the Center for Living and Working
Hannah Caruso, Worcester resident
David McMahon, Worcester resident submitted written statement as Co-Director of Dismas House
Carlos Ortiz, Worcester resident
Steve O'Neil, Co-Director of EPOCA, Worcester resident
Benito Vega, Co-Director of EPOCA, Worcester resident

Chairman's Orders

Request City Manager and the Director of Workforce Central provide City Council with information concerning the New Leaf Program.

Request City Manager report to City Council prior to September 1, 2009 as to how he will implement the Fair CORI Practices ordinance and how waivers and complaints will be granted.