OCTOBER 13, 2004


Convened: 7:05 p.m.

Adjourned: 7:20 p.m.


Present were:††††† Chairperson Councillor Joseph M. Petty

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Juan A. Gomez

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Michael C. Perotto


Also: †††††††††††††††††† Union Station Manager Stephen OíNeil

††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk


1.†††††† Petition of Fr. Joseph Adamo, Ascension Church et al request installation of bus stop shelters with seating at the bus stops in front of Ascension Church at 48 Vernon Street as well as the one across the street.

††††††††† #10 CC September 21, 2004

Recommend Approval and Adoption of an Order request the City Manager request the Administrator of the WRTA consider funding the installation of two bus shelters on Vernon Street; one in front of Ascension Church, 48 Vernon Street and a second across from 48 Vernon Street.


Communications of the City Manager


2.†††††† Relative to request for lease proposal for Park & Ride facilities by Mass. Turnpike Authority.

#7D CMMay 28, 2002

Recommend File


3.†††††† Relative to draft improvement packages for MBTA Service to/from Worcester's Union Station.

#7C CMMay 28, 2002

Recommend Hold


4.†††††† Relative to the MBTA Commuter Rail.

#65 CC November 26, 2002

Recommend Hold


5.†††††† Relative to MBTA Parking Program.

#7C CMOctober 1, 2002

Recommend Hold


6.†††††† Relative to legality of train engines left running overnight.

#16F CMOctober 15, 2002

Recommend File


Chairmanís Order request the MBTA update City Council on the plans for construction of a train hotel in the vicinity of Union Station in an effort to minimize noise from trains left running overnight.


7.†††††† Relative to MBTA Capital Investment Program.

#8B CMDecember 3, 2002

Recommend Hold


8.†††††† Relative to KKO Study.

#8D CMApril 15, 2003

Recommend Hold


9.†††††† Relative to KKO/HNTB Studies.

††††††††† #8H CM August 17, 2004

Recommend Hold


10.†††† Relative to MBTA.

††††††††† #8E CM†† July 1, 2003

Recommend Hold


11.†††† Relative to MBTA Commuter Rail Service Improvement Project.

††††††††† #8C CM June 29, 2004

Recommend Hold


12.†††† Relative to Grafton/Upton MBTA Line.

††††††††† #8G CMAugust 17, 2004

Recommend Hold


13.†††† Relative to CSX Contract with the MBTA.

††††††††† #8M CM August 17, 2004

Recommend Hold