CITY OF WORCESTER
Traffic and Parking Committee Meeting
Monday, June 13, 2011
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 5:32 P.M.
Adjourned: 6:55 PM
Joseph C. O'Brien
Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford
|Chairperson Joffrey A Smith |
|Councilor Konstantina B Lukes |
|Councilor Frederick C Rushton |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
|Present Were:||Chairperson Councilor Joffrey A. Smith|
Councilor Barbara G. Haller (see letter of temporary appointment)
|Also:||DPWP Director of Traffic Engineering Joseph Borbone|
DPWP Staff Person James Pacenka
WPD Sergeant John Fallavolita
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk
Handicap Parking Petitions
Cynthia Beaudoin request handicap parking space be installed in front of 51 Gates St.
# 8k CC April 26, 2011
Thomas Dubois request two handicap parking signs in front of 150 Coolidge Rd. be removed.
# 9e CC May 24, 2011
Don Brickman request handicap parking space at 150 Coolidge Rd. be removed.
# 7c CC May 17, 2011
Don Brickman request handicap parking space be installed in front of 406 Browning Lane.
# 7d CC May 17, 2011
Jose Burgos on behalf of Betsy Mendez request handicap parking be installed in front of 56 Oread St.
# 7e CC May 17, 2011
Francis Witkowski request handicap parking space on Puritan Ave. side of 87 Cohasset St.
# 7c CC January 04, 2011
In Committee March 14, 2011 - Held
In Committee May 12, 2011 - Held
Gail Smith request to relocate three (3) existing handicap parking spaces on east side of May St. from corner of Chandler St. southerly to vicinity of the Auditorium entrance of Temple Emmanuel.
# 9b CC May 31, 2011
Recommend Approval to move three spaces nearest corner of Chandler St. be moved southerly to near Hamel Rd. and the auditorium entrance
Councilor Barbara G. Haller on behalf of Boys & Girls Club of Worcester request to make Tainter St. one-way northbound between Gardner St. and Beacon St.
# 8i CC April 24, 2007
Recommend Hold (for neighborhood meeting with stakeholders)
Councilor Barbara G. Haller request to install No Parking along both sides of Chandler Street from Main Street and Park Ave. from 12:00 midnight to 6:00 a.m. for street sweeping purposes.
# 8t CC November 28, 2006
Councilor Barbara G. Haller request to install a “No Parking” restriction on the even side of South Ward St., specifically the addresses of 4-16 South Ward St., in the interest of public safety.
# 20i February 26, 2008
Councilor Barbara G. Haller on behalf of Gerald Oswald that Morse Court be designated No Parking on both sides of the street, in the interest of public safety.
# 20j CC October 14, 2008
Request the Fire Chief report to the City Council regarding concerns of reaching structures at the terminus of Morse Court including the possible declaration of a Fire Lane of some width and length at the terminus of Morse Court.
Councilor Barbara G. Haller on behalf of George Valeri request a "No Parking" sign between 15 and 21 Oread St.
# 8l CC April 26, 2011
Michael Erlich request to prohibit parking in Flower Hill Dr. from 4 Flower Hill Drive to Salisbury St.
# 9e CC May 03, 2011
Parking & Parking Meter Petitions
Vilson Castelo-Branco request the 15 minute parking and resident permit parking be removed from Norfolk/Suffolk St.
# 7d CC March 01, 2011
Selina Thompson request to remove "No Parking" in Gage St. across from 46-52 Gage St. so residents may park during the winter.
# 7f CC March 01, 2011
Josephine Bylinski request to amend the winter parking ban on Malmo St. from No Parking on one side to No Parking on both sides.
# 7g CC March 01, 2011
Mayor Joseph C. O'Brien request to install parking meters in the west side of Main Street from 484 to corner of Chatham Street.
# 19o CC April 26, 2011
Recommend Approval as amended to exempt the area of the Commercial Loading Zone
Councilor Smith on behalf of John Tekelis request the 30 min parking zone on Duxbury Rd. near Lincoln St. be reduced by one parking space to allow for parking anytime.
# 20c CC May 31, 2011
Resident Permit Parking Petitions
Michele Schroeder request parking permits for students of Worcester that are residents elsewhere.
#51 CC July 18, 2006
Sarah Erlich request resident permit parking in Flower Hill Dr.
# 7j CC April 13, 2010
Kathy DaSilva request resident permit parking for Ashmont Ave., on the left side of road, near PNI Club.
# 8c CC October 19, 2010
Greg Tormey request resident permit parking on Florence St. between Maywood St. & Shirley St.
# 8j CC November 09, 2010
Recommend Approval on non-winter ban side, the odd side
Nashalee Cruz Boakye request to install resident permit parking between 47-53 Cutler St.
# 7d CC November 16, 2010
Athena Haddon request to remove resident permit parking on Berkshire St.
# 7c CC March 01, 2011
Mesfin Beshir, Ethiopian Dream Center Inc., request installation of resident permit parking on Harding St. from Kelley Sq. to Lamartine St.
# 7i CC March 15, 2011
Councilor Philip P. Palmieri request "No Right Turn from 6:30 - 8 at Emerson St. & Plantation St.
#12a CC May 4, 2004
David & Roseann Smith request that the speed limit be reduced to 20 mph. on Coburn Ave.
#17 CC June 13, 2006
Valerie Franchi et al request caution signs in both directions in Burghardt St. advising drivers that there is an autistic child living in the neighborhood.
# 7k CC November 10, 2008
Councilor Barbara G. Haller request the installation of signs facing traffic in both directions in the vicinity of 425 Pleasant Street cautioning drivers of the Pedestrian Crosswalk and the presence of elderly residents using this crosswalk.
# 7i CC March 01, 2011
State Representative John Fresolo on behalf of Pasquale Tortora, San Remo Hair Salon, request a "Blind Drive" sign at 958 Southbridge St.
# 11n CC September 21, 2010
Recommend Approval of 30MPH Thickly Settled sign
Councilor Barbara G. Haller request the installation of a pedestrian crossing signal at the intersection of Pleasant and Bellevue Streets in the interest of elder public safety.
# 7j CC March 01, 2011
Recommend Hold (for report on cost)
State Representative John Fresolo on behalf of Summit Elder Care request speed limit sign in the vicinity of 1169 Grafton St., facing northerly.
# 8l CC March 22, 2011
Daniel Casella request "Deaf Child Area" sign in the vicinity of 18 Doris St.
# 9f CC May 03, 2011
Recommend Approval of installation of signs in front of #10 and #21
Traffic Signal Petition
Councilor Barbara G. Haller request the installation of a traffic signal at the intersection of Pleasant and Bellevue Streets in the interest of elder public safety.
# 7k CC March 01, 2011