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Medford City Council

The Thirteenth Regular Meeting Medford, Massachusetts April 9, 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 Thirteenth 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 March 19, 2013 were passed to Councillor Caraviello. The Records of April 2, 2013 were passed to Councillor Penta. MOTIONS ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS 13-340-Councillor Lungo-Koehn Be It Resolved that the Mayor and the Medford City Council meet at a Committee of the Whole meeting to discuss the possibility of a casino being approved at a location extremely close to the City of Medford. Be it further resolved that the Medford City Council go on record stating that we are a "surrounding community" because Medford will be negatively impacted. Once Medford is designated a surrounding community, Medford will have to execute a "surrounding community agreement with the developer." Be it further resolved that the Committee of the Whole meeting consists of keeping the City Council apprised of what the negotiations will include, what mitigation Medford will be seeking, and allow the City council to give imput and express our concerns to the Mayor. 1

13-341-Offered by Councillor Camuso Be It Resolved that the Medford City Council holds a Committee of the Whole meeting to discuss reducing the number of taxi owners licenses in the City of Medford. 13-342-Offered by Councillor Camuso Be It Resolved that the DPW gives an update on when the spring street sweeping will take place throughout the city. 13-343-Offered by Councillor Penta Be It Resolved that the issue of mitigation with the state DOT be discussed now as it relates to how it is going to be determined when the Craddock Bridge is to be reconstructed. Additionally, that an on-site committee of the whole with DOT personnel be called for within the next two weeks to address the road re-configuration as was presented to us on April 2, 2013.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR 13-344April 1, 2013 To the Honorable President and Members of the Medford City Council City Hall Medford, MA 02155 Dear Mr. President and Councillors: I respectfully request and recommend that your Honorable Body approve of the following Amendments to Revised Ordinances entitled, Compensation Plan and Leave Ordinances, Chapter 66, Personnel. CITY OF MEDFORD AMENDMENT TO REVISED ORDINANCES COMPENSATION PLAN AND LEAVE ORDINANCES CHAPTER 66, PERSONNEL BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Medford in Chapter 66 entitled Personnel Article II entitled Classification and Compensation Plans Section 66.40 entitled Public Safety Personnel is hereby amended as follows: Section 1. In subsection 66.40 effective June 30, 2013 add one percent (1.0%) of the present amount of each step within the grade shown below, to the said present amount of each step and adjust the sum thus obtained to the nearest and highest figure for the following grade: PS-1 Patrol Officer. Section 2. In subsection 66.40 effective January 14, 2014, add one percent (1.0%) of the present amount of each step within the grade shown below, to the said present amount of each step and adjust the sum thus obtained to the nearest and highest figure for the following grade: PS-1 Patrol Officer. 2

Section 3. In subsection 66.40 effective June 30, 2015, add two percent (2.0%) of the present amount of each step within the grade shown below, to the said present amount of each step and adjust the sum thus obtained to the nearest and highest figure for the following grade: PS-1 Patrol Officer. Please be advised that under the provisions of M.G.L., Chapter 268A, Section 23 (b), I have a cousin who is a member of this association and will be affected by this award. This amendment is requested due to a recently negotiated agreement with The Medford Police Patrolmens Association. Very truly yours, Signature of file w/paper Michael J. McGlynn, Mayor 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 13-047 JUNE 5, 2012 SEPTEMBER 18, 2012 TABLED TABLED Chair in doubt TABLED

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

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Taxi Operator License by Akbar Said 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 REFERRED TO COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE AMENDED $3,200,000.00 PASSED TO TAKE ITS FIRST READING AS AMENDED 3

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Loan Order $3,175,934.00 Water System Improvements IN CITY COUNCIL FEBRUARY 5, 2013

IN COMMITTEE IN CITY COUNCIL

FEBRUARY 12, 2013 FEBRUARY 12, 2013

ADVERTISED Eligible for 3rd reading 13.291

FEBRUARY 21, 2013 March 5, 2013

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Taxi Operator License by Hussein Dia IN CITY COUNCIL MARCH 12, 2013 TABLED

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Taxi Operator License by Eric Kodua IN CITY COUNCIL MARCH 12, 2013 TABLED

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Taxi Operator License by Mohamed A. Guure IN CITY COUNCIL APRIL 2, 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 March 19, 2013 were passed to Councillor Caraviello. The Records of April 2, 2013 were passed to Councillor Penta. Adjournment:

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