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Medford City Council

The Seventh Regular Meeting Medford, Massachusetts February 26, 2013

City Council
Robert A. Maiocco, President Frederick N. Dello Russo, Jr., Vice President Paul A. Camuso Richard F. Caraviello Breanna Lungo-Koehn Michael J. Marks Robert M. Penta Council President Robert A. Maiocco called the Seventh Regular Meeting of the Medford City Council to order at 7:00 P.M., at the Howard F. Alden Memorial Auditorium, Medford City Hall.

ROLL CALL SALUTE TO THE FLAG RECORDS


The Tabled Records of February 5, 2013 were passed to Councillor Penta. The Records of February 12, 2013 were passed to Councillor Camuso. MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS 13-078- Offered by Councillor Caraviello Be It Resolved the Council Congratulates Trent Sullivan for winning the Massachusetts VFW speech competition with his Voice of Democracy Speech. Trent will be representing Massachusetts in Washington, DC on March 2nd against 51 other students from around the country.

13-079-Offered by Councilor Caraviello Be It Resolved the Medford City Council would to like to commend Teresa Pepe from Bride N Belle in Medford for her continued support and generosity to the MHS girls over the last 4 years. Teresa has donated over 100 brand new beautiful gowns in recent years to the MHS Prom Dress Shop. This program has helped hundreds of Medford High School students be able to go to the Junior and Senior Proms. The generosity of Teresa and her devotion to our community has impacted the lives of many of our students and has inspired my own commitment to continue to be involved in this wonderful program. 13-080-Offered by Councillor Penta Be It Resolved that the sudden over the vacation implementation of the Massachusetts Stealth Bathroom Bill by the state's Commissioner of Education Mitchell Chester for public schools be discussed in the interest of public safety, privacy and modesty that each child deserves when using a public school bathroom, locker room or changing facility. PETITIONS, PRESENTATIONS AND SIMILAR MATTERS 13-081Petition for Taxi Owner License for 1 Taxi by Joseph Pierre dba City Wide Taxi, 40 Canal Street, Medford, MA On File Business Certificate # 302 Taxicab Owner Application CORI Report - Police Dept. Copy of Cab Registration Dispatcher No.617-895-7221 Sealer of Weights & Measures Form Letter of Compliance Workers Compensation Insurance Copy of Drivers License Petition

13-082Petition for Taxi Operator License by Joseph Pierre, 194 Harvard Street, Medford, MA 02155 On File CORI Police Dept.

13-083Petition for Taxi Owner License for 1 Taxi by Fouad Belayachi dba Tufts Cab, 20 Sycamore Avenue, Medford, MA On File Business Certificate # 278 Taxicab Owner Application CORI Report- Police Dept. Copy of Cab Registration Dispatcher No.617-513-7444 Sealer of Weights & Measures Form Letter of Compliance Workers Compensation Insurance Copy of Drivers License Petition

13-084Petition for Taxi Operator License by Fouad Belayachi, 8 Newbern Avenue, Medford, MA to drive for Tufts Taxi. On File CORI Police Dept.

13-085Petition for Joseph Viglione, 59 Garfield Avenue, Medford, MA to address about Access TV and 5 High Street, Medford, MA COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR 13-086REQUEST FOR EXPENDITURE FROM LAW DEPARTMENT CLAIMS OVER $1,000.00 ACCOUNT #010-151-5762 Date: February 21, 2013 To: Fr: The President and Members of the Honorable Medford City Council Michael J. McGlynn, Mayor

Claimant Name: Safety Insurance Co.- File #10-64 Date of Accident: May 28, 2010 Date of Settlement: August 30, 2012 Date of Trial Result: NA Amount of Request: $3,000.00 Claimants Attorney:Law Office of OKeefe & Gale Description of Claim: The claimant, Safety Insurance, as subrogee for its insured, John Wright, 9 Brogan Road, Medford, MA, seeks compensation for repairs made to Mr. Wrights motor vehicle which was struck on Salem Street by a City of Medford DPW truck. The accident occurred on May 28, 2010 when the DPW truck pulled out of a parking spot on Salem Street into the line of traffic and struck the drivers side of the Wright vehicle. The necessary Release has been obtained from the claimant. Breakdown to Amount Requested: Medical Cost: Lost Wages: Property Damage: Other: Total Settlement: -0-0$3,439.94 -0$3,000.00 3

13-087REQUEST FOR EXPENDITURE FROM LAW DEPARTMENT CLAIMS OVER $1,000.00 ACCOUNT #010-151-5762 Date: February 21, 2013 To: Fr: The President and Members of the Honorable Medford City Council Michael J. McGlynn, Mayor

Claimant Name: Safety Insurance Co.- File #12-16 Date of Accident: October 26, 2011 Date of Settlement: February 21, 2013 Date of Trial Result: NA Amount of Request: $5,396.79 Claimants Attorney:Law Office of OKeefe & Gale Description of Claim: The claimant, Safety Insurance, as subrogee for its insured, Michael Lydon, 111 McCormack Avenue, Medford, MA, seeks compensation for repairs made to Mr. Lydons motor vehicle which was struck, while parked, by a City of Medford Fire truck. The accident occurred on October 26, 2011 on Fulton Street in Medford when the fire truck was attempting to back into the station house and struck the rear passengers side of the parked vehicle. The necessary Release has been obtained from the claimant. Breakdown to Amount Requested: Medical Cost: Lost Wages: Property Damage: Other: Total Settlement: -0-0$5,396.79 -0$5,396.79

13-088REQUEST FOR EXPENDITURE FROM LAW DEPARTMENT CLAIMS OVER $1,000.00 ACCOUNT #010-151-5762 Date: February 21, 2013 To: Fr: The President and Members of the Honorable Medford City Council Michael J. McGlynn, Mayor Vandersy DeOliveira File #12-114 November 20, 2012 4

Claimant Name: Date of Accident:

Date of Settlement: February 21, 2012 Date of Trial Result: NA Amount of Request: $3,660.66 Claimants Attorney:Law Office of Moura & Moura Description of Claim: The claimant, Vandersy DeOliveira of 116 Pearl Street, Somerville, MA, seeks compensation for repairs made to his motor vehicle that was involved in an accident with a DPW street sweeper. The accident occurred on November 20, 2012 on Salem Street. Mr. DeOliveira had stopped his vehicle to make a left turn when the street sweeper struck its passengers side from the rear of the vehicle to the front damaging the right quarter panel, side and doors. The total amount of damages to the vehicle was $3,660.66. The necessary Release has been obtained from the claimant. Breakdown to Amount Requested: Medical Cost: Lost Wages: Property Damage: Other: Total Settlement: -0-0$3,660.66 -0$3,660.66 UNFINISHED BUSINESS Upon motion of _________________, all Unfinished Business on the Table was taken from the table for action. 12.469 Council paper 12-049 back on agenda for Third Reading IN CITY COUNCIL IN CITY COUNCIL 12.558 JUNE 5, 2012 SEPTEMBER 18, 2012 TABLED TABLED Chair in doubt

Loan Order $63,500 Relocation Costs DPW Facility IN CITY COUNCIL AUGUST 7, 2012 TABLED

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Taxi Operator License by Syed Khizar Hayat IN CITY COUNCIL JANUARY 22, 2013 TABLED

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Taxi Operator License by Mohamed O. Khalid IN CITY COUNCIL JANUARY 22, 2013 TABLED

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Taxi Operator License by Akbar Said IN CITY COUNCIL JANUARY 22, 2013 TABLED 5

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Taxi Operator License by Izzat E. Tageldin IN CITY COUNCIL JANUARY 22, 2013 TABLED

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Taxi Operator License by Jacques Thelemaque IN CITY COUNCIL JANUARY 22, 2013 TABLED

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Taxi Operator License by Anthony J. Ward IN CITY COUNCIL JANUARY 22, 2013 TABLED

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Taxi Operator License by Wei Tan Zhong IN CITY COUNCIL JANUARY 22, 2013 TABLED

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Michael Karnes Just Energy Program IN CITY COUNCIL JANUARY 29, 2013 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION COUNCIL PAPERS IN COMMITTEE TABLED

Reports Due/ Deadlines 11-099-Six Month Review SPC hours of operation A-Tech, 67 Mystic Ave, Sept 20, 2011 11-631-Six Month Review SPC hours of operation Burger King 383 Mystic Ave April 24, 2012 12-090-Six Month Review SPC Zoning Medford Gas & Repair, 85 Main St October 9, 2012 12-091-Three Month Review Class 4 Repair License Ravelo Auto Repair, 144 Mystic Ave July 3, 2012 12-507-Traffic Commission review traffic patterns Winthrop Street rotary & Rural Avenue 12-508- Six Month Review SPC hours Kellys Drive-Thru, 35 Revere Beach Pky, Jan 10, 2013 Records: The Tabled Records of February 5, 2013 were passed to Councillor Penta. The Records of February 12, 2013 were passed to Councillor Camuso. A true copy Attest Edward P. Finn, City Clerk 6