Public Works Committee Meeting

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Levi Lincoln (North) Chamber

Convened: 4:48 P.M.

Adjourned: 4:51 P.M.

Joseph M. Petty


Clerk of the City Council
Nikolin Vangjeli

Committee Members

Chairperson George J Russell
Vice Chairperson Candy Mero-Carlson
Councilor Jenny Pacillo

City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts

Present Were:Chairperson Councilor George J. Russell Councilor Candy Mero-Carlson Councilor Jenny Pacillo
Also:Commissioner of Public Works and Parks Jay J. Fink Deputy City Clerk Stephen AJ Pottle, clerk

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Approval of the Minutes


Order - That the City Council Standing Committee on Public Works hereby approves the minutes of the Public Works Committee meeting on May 7, 2024.

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Chairperson Councilor Russell read the item and moved to adopt the item. Order adopted.


Communication of the City Manager


Recommend that Eight Hundred Twenty Six Thousand Seven Hundred Ten Dollars And No Cents ($826,710.00) be transferred from various Snow accounts, and be appropriated to Cost Center #CC1051-699399, Snow Capital Outlay, to fund the purchase of snow equipment. # 13c CC April 9, 2024

In Committee May 7, 2024 - Held


Chairperson Councilor Russell read the item and discussed concerns relative to the capital budget regarding a similar priced item of $900,000.00 with the Commissioner of Public Works and Parks.

Chairperson Councilor Russell recognized Councilor Mero-Carlson, who spoke concerning the item.

Chairperson Councilor Russell moved to recommend the item be approved.

Recommend Approval