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4/4/11 Regular Meeting Agenda, 7pm

The Methuen City Council will meet on Monday, April 4, 2011 at 7pm in the Great Hall of the Searles Building. The following is the City Council Agenda

 

 1. Call to Order

 

2. Acceptance of Agenda

 

3. Invocation

Pledge of Allegiance

 

4. Reading and Acceptance of Minutes of Previous Meeting:  March 21, 2011 regular meeting

 

5. CORRESPONDENCE/PROCLAMATIONS

 

6. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

 

7. PUBLIC SERVICE:

 Grants: 

Public Service Grant #660 – Wheeler Street remove twenty- two (22) poles, Place thirty- three (33) poles.

OLD WHEELER STREET ACCESS – Remove two (2) poles

Old Lowell Road – Remove two (2) poles, place two (2) poles

LOWELL BOULEVARD – Remove two (2) poles, place two (2) poles. 

 

Licenses: None

Contracts: None

 

8. OTHER OFFICERS AND COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

9. OLD BUSINESS

Resolutions:

1. TR-11-14 Resolution Authorizing Transfers by Executive Order from General Government Departmental Budgetary Accounts and Other Available Funds to Satisfy Budgetary Requirements Link to Proposed Resolution TR-11-14

 

2. TR-11-15 Resolution Accepting Continuation of MDU (Mass Decontamination Unit) Deployment Grant, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Executive Office of Health & Human Services Link to Proposed Resolution TR-11-15

 

3. TR-11-16 Resolution to Modify the Terms of a Restrictive Covenant Regarding 280 Merrimack Street (Req. of Clr. Uliano/Clr. Giordano) Link to Proposed Resolution TR-11-16

 

4. TR-11-17 Resolution Amending Traffic Rules and Regulations of the City of Methuen – Fern Street at Prospect Street (remove from the table) Link to Proposed Resolution TR-11-17

 

5. TR-11-18 A Resolution Accepting a Gift for the City of Methuen’s Police Department – from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Link to Proposed Resolution TR-11-18

 

6. TR-11-19 Resolution Authorizing Acceptance of a Law Enforcement of FY 09 Edward Byrne memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance Link to Proposed Resolution TR-11-19

 

Ordinances:  None

 

10. Consideration of Appointments:

Constable

Giovanni Bloise-Freyre, 20 Bradford Street., Bradford MA (re-appointment)

                       

11. NEW BUSINESS

Resolutions:

1. TR-11-20 Resolution Amending Traffic Rules and Regulations of the City of Methuen- NO PARKING RIGHT SIDE- RICHARDSON COURT Link to Proposed Resolution TR-11-20

 

2. TR-11-21 Resolution Authorizing Expenditure from Castle Fund Link to Proposed Resolution TR-11-21

 

3. TR-11-22 Resolution Accepting Chapter 188 Section 65 of the Acts of 2010, Abandoned Property Link to Proposed Resolution TR-11-22

 

4. TR-11-23 Resolution Accepting a Gift to the City of Methuen, Veterans Services Link to Proposed Resolution TR-11-23

 

Ordinances:

1. TO-11-3  A Special Ordinance Changing the Meeting Date from July 5, 2011 to July 11, 2011  (Req. of Clr. Giordano) Link to Proposed Resolution TO-11-3

 

2. TO-11-4 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING Chapter 6, Section 6-18 OF THE METHUEN MUNICIPAL CODE – Physical Examination-Pre-Employment Drug Screening Link to Proposed Ordinance TO-11-4

 

3. TO-11-5 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING Chapter 6 OF THE METHUEN MUNICIPAL CODE Sick Leave Abuse Policy AN Link to Proposed Ordinance TO-11-5

 

4.  TO-11-6 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING Chapter 6, Section 6-8 OF THE METHUEN MUNICIPAL CODE – Work Week Link to Proposed Ordinance TO-11-6

 

12. ANY OTHER BUSINESS FOR THE GOOD AND WELFARE OF THE COMMUNITY

 

ADJOURN                                                     

 

JOHN A. CRONIN, JR.

COUNCIL CHAIRMAN