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Regular Meeting of the City Council
Tuesday, September 26 2017, 7:00pm

or immediately following the Committee on Finance meeting if that meeting runs past 7:00 p.m.

 

Agenda

 

PRIORITY MATTERS

 

1.         *Mayor and order for land acquisition of vacant lot on Hyacinth Street (Lot number

             L-18-103) as a component of the Hyacinth Street South drainage project

2.         *Mayor and proposed ordinances as follows:

                        a.  Industrial Pretreatment Program

                        b.  Stormwater Management

                        c.  Sewer Commission, membership modifications

3.         *Mayor requesting review of Clover Leaf Mills, LLC easement and Alfred J. Lima

              Quequechan River Rail Trail with all interested parties

 

PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS

 

4.         Traffic Commission recommending amendments to the traffic ordinances

5.         Board of Election Commissioners re:  official results of Municipal Preliminary Election

              held on September 12, 2017

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

  Committee on Ordinances and Legislation recommending:

     First Reading:

6.         *Proposed Ordinance – Establishment of Revolving Funds

7.         *Proposed Ordinance – Taxicab drivers; recommendation received by Police Chief

8.         *Proposed Ordinance – Establishment of Municipal Hearings Officer

     Adoption:

9.         *Order – accept provisions of Chapter 40U of the Massachusetts General Laws

     Grant leave to withdraw:

10.       *Resolution – Ensure compliance regarding demolition of buildings on historical register

          Accept and place on file:

11.       *Resolution – Fall River institute plans to ensure code compliance of all occupancies

 

ORDINANCES

  Second Reading and enrollment:

12.       *Proposed Ordinance – Traffic, miscellaneous

13.       *Proposed Ordinance – Personnel, City Council Principal Clerk

14.       *Proposed Ordinance – Personnel, Chairperson, board of election commissioners/

               director of office of elections

 

RESOLUTIONS

15.       *Committee on Finance convene to discuss maintenance of areas related to the

              Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project

16.       *Administration provide update of the status of the King Philip Mill property

17.       *Administration provide advance notice to residents of Pay-As-You-Throw Amnesty program

18.       *Administration provide details of proposed plan to end the Pay-As-You-Throw program

19.       *Committee on Finance convene to discuss status of repairs to Veterans’ Center located at

              755 Pine Street

 

CITATIONS

20.       Philip T. Silvia Jr. – commitment and service to the Fall River Historical Society

21.       Constance Mendes – commitment and service to the Fall River Historical Society

 

ORDERS – HEARINGS

  Street Acceptance:

22.       Frederick Street, from Whitefield Street to Mariano Bishop Boulevard

                                                                     

ORDERS – MISCELLANEOUS

23.       Police Chief’s report on licenses:

              Taxicab Drivers:

                        Lindsey Kellam           Jeff C. Middleton

24.       Auto Repair Shop license renewals:

            Roger W. Piva d/b/a Piva’s Garage at 252 Crescent St.

            Robert W. Saraiva d/b/a Peckham Street Garage at 213 Peckham St.

            Louis Massa Sr. d/b/a Louis Auto Repair & Service at 247 Plain St.

            Toni Elkhoury, TNK Gas & Auto Repair, Inc. d/b/a Tony Gas & Repair at 402 Brightman St.

            Faouzi Raad, Michael & Tia, Inc. d/b/a Fawzi’s Auto at 256 Bedford St.

 

COMMUNICATIONS – INVITATIONS – PETITIONS

25.       *Claims

26.       *Anonymous letter regarding taxicab service

           

            City Council Committee/Meeting Minutes:

27.       *Committee on Budget Preparation, Revenue and Audits – May 24, 2017

 

BULLETINS – NEWSLETTERS – NOTICES

28.       Final Report – Frederick Street from Whitefield Street to Mariano Bishop Boulevard

 

OTHER POTENTIAL MATTERS TO BE ACTED UPON

Report of Committee on Finance:

            *Mayor & Corp. Counsel re: Charter Commission ballot question and summary to         

               be placed on the Municipal Election Ballot, November 7, 2017

            *Loan order:  $250,000 for feasibility study of Tansey/Watson School proposed projects

                                                                                                                                                                                    

                                           

ALISON M. BOUCHARD

         City Clerk

 

 

 

Location : Council Chamber, Second Floor, Government Center
Contact : City Clerk's Office, 508-324-2220; City Council Office, 508-324-2233

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