CITY OF WORCESTER
Traffic and Parking Committee Meeting
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 5:33 P.M.
Adjourned: 7:06 PM
Joseph M. Petty
Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford
|Chairperson Tony Economou |
|Councilor Frederick C Rushton |
|Councilor Kathleen M Toomey |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
|Present Were:||Chairperson Councilor Tony Economou
Councilor Kathleen M Toomey|
|Also:||DPWP Director of Traffic Engineering Joseph Borbone
DPWP Traffic Engineering Staff Person James Pacenka
DPWP Traffic Engineering Staff Person Ali Knorasani
Worcester Police Sergeant John Fallavolita
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk
Hearings - Handicap Parking Petitions
Carol Ventresca, et al request the two handicap parking spaces across from 148 Coburn Ave. be removed
# 7g CC May 01, 2012
Wing Yee Lau request the handicap parking space in front of 12 Denny St. be removed.
# 7f CC June 12, 2012
Alma Duddie request installation of a handicap parking space across from 260 Tacoma St.
# 7g CC June 12, 2012
Recommend Leave to Withdraw
Martina Andujar request installation of handicap parking space in the vicinity of 9 Shawmut St.
# 7h CC June 12, 2012
Recommend Approval of installation of one space in front of 7 Shawmut St.
Yvette Valentin request installation of handicap parking space in front of 12-A Home St.
# 7i CC June 12, 2012
Leonard Dunphy request installation of a handicap parking space in front of 8 Mendon St.
# 8v CC July 17, 2012
Luz Aponte request installation of handicap parking space in front of or near 193 Chino Ave.
# 8q CC July 17, 2012
Katty Perez request a handicap parking space be installed in front of 40 Lakeside Ave. #4.
# 8s CC July 17, 2012
Marion Byfield request a handicap parking space be installed in front of 35 Maple Tree Lane.
# 9t CC August 14, 2012
Recommend Approval of installation of one space beginning 20 feet from the corner.
Hearings - Resident Permit Parking Petitions
Lee Norton Kelly request resident permit parking on the east and west sides of Coolidge Rd. from Pleasant St. to Copley Rd.
# 8i CC February 06, 2007
In Committee May 9, 2007 - Held
Recommend Leave to Withdraw
Edita Mirkovic request to remove resident permit parking in Shirley St.
# 7bb CC July 17, 2007
In Committee October 9, 2007 - Held
In Committee September 24, 2007 - Held
Councilor Barbara G. Haller request to install Resident Only Parking in Whitney St.
# 12l CC January 08, 2008
In Committee June 1, 2009 - Held
James Jordan Jr. et al request to install resident permit parking on Reeves St.
# 11k CC September 06, 2011
Rosa Mendez request resident permit parking in Alpine St from 17 Alpine St. to Sterling St.
# 8f CC October 11, 2011
Hearings - Miscellaneous Parking Petitions
Councilor Sarai Rivera request a No Parking Zone be installed on the odd side of Hawley St. along the basketball courts.
# 8t CC July 17, 2012
Thomas Gentry, Operations Director of DTC Dental Care, request to increase the parking time on Salem St. from thirty minutes 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. to two hours 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
# 8k CC May 08, 2012
Recommend Approval of installation of parking meters along the west side of Salem St. allowing for 2 hour parking 8am - 9pm.
Councilor Sarai Rivera request the installation of a No Parking Zone on the west side of Main St. from Marble St.to a point 70 feet north of said intersection.
# 9q CC August 14, 2012
Nichole Panagiotou et al request the installation of a stop sign at the intersection of Hadwen Rd. and Havelock Rd.
# 7l CC November 15, 2011
Isaac Boateng Berko request installation of a stop sign in Caroline St. at Plantation St.
# 8r CC July 17, 2012
Councilor William J. Eddy request to install a speed limit sign and a “Go Slow Children” sign in the vicinity of 100 Mower Street.
# 12l CC June 05, 2012
Timothy Loew & Jacob Sanders on behalf of Becker College request two shuttle bus stops in front of 58 and 61 Sever St.
# 9s CC August 14, 2012
Recommend Approval (to be taken under Suspension of Rules at the September 4, 2012 City Council meeting)
Councilor William J. Eddy request installation of a Thickly Settled 30 MPH signs in Camelot Drive.
# 9z CC August 14, 2012
Request City Manager request the Police Chief to enforce speed limits and corner clearances in the vicinity of the intersection of Hadwen Road and Havelock Road and the Stop Sign at the intersection of Hadwen Road and Morningside Road.
Request City Manager request the Commissioner of Public Works and Parks to install crosswalks across Plantation Street at the corner of Caroline Street and across Caroline Street at the intersection of Plantation Street
Request City Manager request the Superintendent of the Worcester Public Schools to consider utilizing the existing Reverse Call functions used to inform parents of cancelled school days to remind parents of the critical need to use extra caution in the vicinity of all school buildings.