Medford City Council Regular Meeting Agenda March 25, 2014

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<ul><li><p>8/12/2019 Medford City Council Regular Meeting Agenda March 25, 2014</p><p> 1/4</p><p> 1</p><p>Medford City CouncilThe Eleventh Regular MeetingMedford, Massachusetts</p><p>March 25, 2014</p><p>City Council</p><p>Paul A. Camuso, PresidentRichard F. Caraviello, Vice President</p><p>Frederick N. Dello Russo, Jr.Adam Knight</p><p>Breanna Lungo-KoehnMichael J. MarksRobert M. Penta</p><p>Council President, Paul A. Camuso, called the Eleventh Regular Meeting of theMedford City Council to order at 7:00 P.M. at the Howard F. Alden Memorial</p><p>Auditorium, Medford City Hall.</p><p>ROLL CALL</p><p>SALUTE TO THE FLAG</p><p>RECORDS</p><p>The Records of March 18, 2014 were passed to Councillor Penta.</p><p>MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS</p><p>14-308-Offered by Vice President Caraviello and Councilor PentaBe It Resolved that the Medford City Council invite Liquor Commission ChairmanJim Flynn to advise the Council on the Entertainment License Pilot Program thatwill be going into effect.</p><p>14-309-Offered by Councillor KnightBe It Resolved the Medford City Council congratulate the following individuals ontheir recent appointment to the Medford Police Department: Jordan Cannava,Robert Furtado, Rikki Raymond, Patrick Doherty, Brian Sebastian and Brian Bell.</p></li><li><p>8/12/2019 Medford City Council Regular Meeting Agenda March 25, 2014</p><p> 2/4</p><p> 2</p><p>14-310-Offered by Councillor PentaBe It Resolved that information and comments about last Thursdays, March 20thCommon Core PARCC meeting that was part of a council resolution for publicawareness be discussed</p><p>14-311-Offered by Councillor PentaBe It Resolved that the City's financial impact regarding increasing charter schoolcosts be discussed as it has a devastating affect on our city budget needs </p><p>PETITIONS, PRESENTATIONS AND SIMILAR MATTERS</p><p>14-312-Petition for reversal of Sign Denial by Keith G. Biagiotti for St. Clement School,579 Boston Avenue, Medford, MA OCD application 2014-5 moving parts notallowed</p><p>COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR</p><p>14-313-March 19, 2014</p><p>To: The President and Members of the Medford City Council</p><p>From: Michael J. McGlynn, Mayor</p><p>Re: Feasibility Study- Medford High School Boiler Replacement Project</p><p>Dear Mr. President and City Councilors:</p><p>I respectfully request and recommend that your Honorable Body rescind your vote takenon September 10, 2013 which appropriated $170,000 from the Recovery of Insuranceto the MHS Boiler Feasibility Study-Paper 13-659.</p><p>The cost of the Feasibility Study was included in the Loan order (Paper 14-044) for theBoiler Project that took its third reading on March 4, 2014.</p><p>If approved, $170,000 will be the balance in the Recovery of Insurance account.</p><p>(signature filed/paper)Michael J. McGlynn, Mayor</p><p>14-314-March 19, 2014</p></li><li><p>8/12/2019 Medford City Council Regular Meeting Agenda March 25, 2014</p><p> 3/4</p><p> 3</p><p>To: The President and Members of the Medford City Council</p><p>From: Michael J. McGlynn, Mayor</p><p>Re: Fire Alarm Boxes</p><p>Dear Mr. President and City Councilors:</p><p>I respectfully request and recommend that your Honorable Body transfer the following inorder to pay the cost of making upgrades and repairs to the Citys fire alarm system:</p><p>Transfer $170,000 from Recovery of InsuranceTransfer $170,000 from Certified Free CashUpon successful completion of the transfers, an account will be established forthis purpose.</p><p>The total of $340,000 will replace the master boxes at each of our stations, provide forsolar street boxes in appropriate locations throughout our community and augmentsecurity measures at city owned properties. This improvement will ensure an elevatedlevel of safety, cost savings in personnel to repair the current antiquated system andefficiencies.</p><p>This was part of the capital plan that the City Council previously endorsed and requestedthe funding be appropriated from reserves and not as part of a bond. In October, weinstalled a back-up transmitter and a receiver for the wireless fire box system. InDecember, we removed 24 boxes on the old system and replaced them with 6 solar-powered radio boxes. As part of the Winthrop Street Drain Project, it was necessary toeliminate the underground aged wire system in and around Winthrop Street. Thisappropriation of $340,000 is the final step to complete the project.</p><p>Both Fire Chief Giliberti and Superintendent of Wires Joe Hurley will be at theMarch 25, 2014 meeting to answer any questions you may have.</p><p>The balance in certified Free Cash prior to this vote is $6,605,361.</p><p>(signature filed/paper)Michael J. McGlynn, Mayor</p><p>UNFINISHED BUSINESS</p><p>13-633 Acceptance of G.L.C. 48 59B, 59C, 59D establish Reserve Fire Force</p><p>IN CITY COUNCIL AUGUST 6, 2013 TABLED</p><p>13-778 Dr. W. Wood Discuss Casinos</p></li><li><p>8/12/2019 Medford City Council Regular Meeting Agenda March 25, 2014</p><p> 4/4</p><p> 4</p><p>IN CITY COUNCIL DECEMBER 11, 2013 TABLED</p><p>14-060 Commonwealth Transportation Bond Bill</p><p>IN CITY COUNCIL FEBRUARY 4, 2014 TABLED</p><p>PUBLIC PARTICIPATION</p><p>COUNCIL PAPERS IN COMMITTEE</p><p>Reports Due / Deadlines</p><p>12-507-Traffic Commission Review traffic patterns Winthrop Street rotary &amp; Rural Avenue</p><p>Records:</p><p>The Records of March 18, 2014 were passed to Councillor Penta.</p><p>Adjournment:</p></li></ul>