Medford City Council

The Fifteenth Regular Meeting Medford, Massachusetts April 23, 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 Fifteenth 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 Records of April 16, 2013 were passed to Councillor Caraviello. HEARING 13-385CITY OF MEDFORD NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING A Public Hearing will be held by the Medford City Council in the Howard F. Alden Memorial Chambers, Medford City Hall, 85 George P. Hassett Dr., Medford, MA. on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 7:00 P.M. The general public and representatives of public Service agencies are invited to attend to express comments regarding the City’s Consolidated Action Plan for community development and planning. The Action Plan contains the proposed use of Community Development Block Grant funds for Year 39, which extends from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. The Office of Community Development will also be requesting that the Medford City Council authorize Mayor Michael J. McGlynn, official representative of the Cit of Medford, to submit the Consolidated Action Plan application for funds and all other assurances and certifications to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban 1

Development. Comments may be sent in writing by May 13, 2013 to the Office of Community Development, City Hall Room 308, Medford. The final Action Plan and application will be submitted to HUD on May 15, 2013 Call 781-393-2501 for any accommodations/aids. T.D.D. Medford is an EEO/AA/504 Employer. S/Edward P. Finn, City Clerk Advertised Medford Transcript April 4, 2013 Advertised Medford Daily Mercury April 8, 2013 and April 9, 2013 781-393-2516

PETITIONS, PRESENTATIONS AND SIMILAR MATTERS 13-386Petition by Fouad Belayachi, 86 Bow St, Medford, MA to appeal the decision of the City Clerk to not renew, Taxi Owner’s License #4yellow, Tufts Cab for not having Physical Location. 13-387Petition by Lahcen Azzouzi, 59 New Whitney St, Boston, MA 02115 to appeal the decision of the City Clerk to not renew, Taxi Owner’s License #50, Lahcen Cab for not having Physical Location. 13-388Petition by Joseph Pierre, owner of City Wide Taxi, 40 Canal St, Medford, to seek approval to transfer Taxi License on the following vehicle License # 13 to VIN# 2FAHP71V59X115036 Make/Model 2009 Ford Crown Vic

13-389Petition by Ed Barry, Manager, Medford Trans, Inc. to address the council on taxi inspection color of vehicles. 13-390Petition by Joesph Viglione, 59 Garfield Avenue, Medford to address the council on free speech in an election year.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

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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

13-048

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

13-051

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 TRANSCRIPT

13-067

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 IN CITY COUNCIL

FEBRUARY 21, 2013 March 5, 2013 APRIL 16, 2013

TABLED AMENDED $600,264.00

13.291

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

13.295

Taxi Operator License by Eric Kodua IN CITY COUNCIL MARCH 12, 2013 TABLED 3

13.320

Taxi Operator License by Mohamed A. Guure IN CITY COUNCIL APRIL 2, 2013 TABLED

13.370

Social Security Benefit Cuts opposed IN CITY COUNCIL APRIL 16, 2013 TABLED

13.372

James Morse address Logan Airport noise IN CITY COUNCIL APRIL 23, 2013 TABLED

13-374

MWRA Assessment Transfer $108,417.00 IN CITY COUNCIL APRIL 23, 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 Kelly’s Drive-Thru, 35 Revere Beach Pky, Jan 10, 2013

Records: The Records of April 16, 2013 were passed to Councillor Caraviello. Adjournment:

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