MONDAY, APRIL 12, 2004



Convened: 7:00 p.m.

Adjourned: 9:09 p.m.


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

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Frederick C. Rushton

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Councillor Philip P. Palmieri @ 7:39 p.m.


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

††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† Public Works Staffperson Matthew Labovites

††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† Public Works Staffperson Timothy Reiner

††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† Public Works Staffperson Robert Fiore

††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† Public Works Staffperson Phillip Guerin

††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† Public Works Staffperson Michael Ferguson

††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† State Representative John Fresolo

††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† Representatives of Camp, Dresser and McKee

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



1.†††††† Report of the Joint Committee on Commerce & Development and Public Works Upon the Communication of the City Manager transmitting communication relative to latest inspection report from Camp Dresser & McKee relative to the Greenwood Street Landfill.

††††††††† #91 CC November 18, 2003

In Committee January 20, 2004 Ė Held

Recommend File


Chairmanís Order request the Administration provide the City Council with a status report concerning the capping project at the Greenwood Street landfill and responses to the issues raised concerning the contractorís work for the Town of Wilmington.


Chairmanís Order request the Administration provide a report to the City Council concerning the loop system in the area of the Greenwood Street landfill.


2.†††††† Communication of the City Manager relative to Greenwood St. Landfill Clean Water Act violations.

††††††††† #23D CM February 24, 2004

Recommend File

3.†††††† Communication of the City Manager relative to leachate flow near Greenwood St.

††††††††† #23B CM March 30, 2004

Recommend File


4.†††††† Communication of the City Manager relative to leachate flow on two streams:Nippnapp and Stoneline Channels.

††††††††† #23D CM March 30,2004

Recommend File


5.†††††† Communication of the City Manager relative to our Keep Worcester Clean Program.

††††††††† #29A CM March 16, 2004

Recommend File


6.†††††† Communication of the City Manager relative to Spring Sweeping Program.

††††††††† #23C CM March 30,2004

Recommend Hold


7.†††††† Communication of the City Manager relative to an Update on Illegal Dumping and related enforcement activities.

††††††††† #6E CM January 13, 2004

Recommend File


8.†††††† Communication of the City Manager relative to land owned by Mass Electric Company across from 100 Grove St.

††††††††† #23D CM March 9, 2004

Recommend Hold



1.                 John Fresolo, 25 Dolly Drive, Worcester

2.                 Tony Texeira, 25 Fairfax Road, Worcester

3.                 James McGrath, 53 E Street, Whitinsville

4.                 Tom Dufresne, 13 Forsberg Street, Worcester

5.                 Paul Lareau, 19 Forsberg Street, Worcester

6.                 Scott Conte, Marlborough resident, representing P & W RR

7.                 Debbie Cary, Merriam Road, Princeton, representing MassAudubon

8.                 Jack Donahue, 11 Butler Street, Worcester

9.                 Joanne Shatkin, Paxton resident, representing Regional Env Council

10.            B Evans, 2 Arnold Road, Worcester

11.            Evelyn Silver, 80 Barry Road, Worcester

12.            Steven Corey, 922 Smith Street, Providence, RI

13.            Donna Williams, 50 North Street, Grafton, representing MassAudubon

14.            Peter Coffin, 3 Old Mill Road, Uxbridge

15.            Donald Favreault, 35 Adelle Circuit, Worcester

16.            Mike Hannon, 5 Orrison Street, Worcester

17.            Jane Petrella, 245 Greenwood Street, Worcester

18.            Norman Groleau, 44 St Anthony Street, Worcester

19.            Russ Cohen, 57 Chester Street, Arlington

20.            Howard Durnin, 7 Ekman Street, Worcester

21.            Harold Richardson, 9 Falmouth Street, Worcester

22.            Peggy Middaugh, Regional Environmental Council, Chandler St, Worcester

23.            Mike Creasey, BRVNHCC, One Depot Sq, Woonsocket, RI