MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2003


Convened: 7:07 p.m.

Adjourned: 7:59 p.m.


Present were:††††† Chairperson Councillor Paul P. Clancy, Jr.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Philip P. Palmieri

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Stephen T. Patton


Also: ††††††††† Commissioner of Public Works Robert L. Moylan

Assistant Commissioner of Public Works Andrew Murch

††††††††† ††††††††† Director of Engineering of Public Works Edward Carrigan

††††††††† ††††††††† Director of Traffic Engineering of Public Works Joseph Borbone

††††††††† ††††††††† Fire Chief Gerard A. Dio

City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk





1.†††††† Report of the Committee on Traffic & Parking upon the communication of the City Manager transmitting communication relative to Route 146 - Millbury/Ballard St.

††††††††† #87 CC November 26, 2002

††††††††† In Committee February 10, 2003 Ė Held

Recommend Approval subject to written notification to the affected property owners and renters and a subsequent public hearing.


Further to align the existing sections of Millbury Street into one continuous

street by implementing the following points:


1.     To change the name of Ballard Street to Millbury Street.

2.     To rename the section of Millbury Street between Ashmont Avenue

and Harding Street to another new name (Olde Millbury Street).

3.     To rename the section of Millbury Street between McKeon Road

Through (and) Wray Square to new Millbury Street) to Blackstone River Road, or, another new name.

4.     To renumber Millbury Street properties where appropriate.



1.     Shawn Babkauskas, 81 Ballard Street, Worcester

2.     David Johnson, 66 Fairfax Road, Worcester

3.     Herbert Berg, Berg Florist, Millbury Street, Worcester

4.     Jerry Kopoyan, Immedia, Ballard Street, Worcester

5.     Sally Jablonski, 843 Millbury Street, Worcester

6.     Barbara White, 38 Upland Gardens Drive, Worcester

7.     Attorney Samuel Desimone, 62 Viele Avenue, Worcester

8.     Fr. Lee Bartlett


2.†††††† Order of Councillor Paul P. Clancy, Jr. and Mayor Timothy P. Murray request City††

Council to consider naming the new access road adjacent to Liberty Properties as Tobias Boland Way.

#34b CC April 8, 2003

Recommend Approval


Chairmanís Order request the Administration provide the City Council with a report revealing the basis for the naming of Ballard Street.


Chairmanís Order request the City Solicitor provide the City Council with an opinion whether or not property deeds need to be changed immediately upon a change of street name and/or street number.




3.†††††† Petition of John Lapin request a minor 8" sanitary sewer extension on Tory Fort Lane a distance of 122 ft from terminus of existing sewer to service a proposed single family home at Lot 23; at the expense of owner and under prior agreement and in accordance to City of Worcester specifications.

††††††††† #10 CC November 19, 2002

Recommend Approval with Prior Agreement


4.†††††† Petition of Michael Burke on behalf of R. T. Mitchell request to install 8" sanitary sewer approximately 220' from Greenwood St. to service 2 houses on Ryberg Terrace.

††††††††† #12 CC December 3, 2002

Recommend Approval with Prior Agreement


5.†††††† Petition of Stanley Rogalinski for Compass Development Group LLC request to extend sewer main line and surface drain from Rudolph St. to Renfrew St. for approximately 460 ft to service lots 1a-f on Renfrew St.

††††††††† #9 CC September 10, 2002

Recommend Leave to Withdraw


6.†††††† Petition of Stanley Rogalinski request to replace existing water line in Renfrew St. and to extend existing gravity sewer & drainage from Rudolph St. to Renfrew St. to service 5 single family homes on Renfrew St.

††††††††† #8 CC January 21, 2003

Recommend Approval with Prior Agreement


7.†††††† Petition of Mr. & Mrs. Donald Vancelette request to extend an 8 inch sewer line approximately 375 feet westerly and extend an 8 inch water line approximately 450 feet westerly from the existing lines in Greenwood St. to service two homes to be built on Strasburg Rd. (parcel B & C)

††††††††† #8 CC February 4, 2003

Recommend Approval as amended with Prior Agreement for water, sewerage and drainage.


8.     Petition of Councillor Barbara Haller on behalf of David McMahon et al request DPW Water Operations provide water service to the Richards St. garden at 7 Richards St.

††††††††† #17a CC November 12, 2002

Recommend Approval in accordance with policy on file at the Department of Public Works.