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The Twenty-First Regular Meeting Medford, Massachusetts June 24, 2008
Stephanie Muccini Burke, President Breanna Lungo-Koehn, Vice President Paul A. Camuso Frederick Dello Russo, Jr. Robert A. Maiocco Michael J. Marks Robert M. Penta Council President Stephanie Muccini Burke called the Twenty-First 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 the Meeting of June 10, 2008 were passed to Councillor Maiocco HEARING 08-428 NOTICE OF PUBLIC CITY OF MEDFORD A Public Hearing will be held in the HOWARD F. ALDEN MEMORIAL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, MEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS, on Tuesday Evening, June 24, 2008, at 7:00 P.M. on a petition by Jason Trucks Inc. for a Special Permit pursuant to Chapter 94, Zoning ordinances of the City of Medford, Section 94-148, Use No. 37, to operate an Automotive Repair Establishment at 407R Mystic Avenue Unit #40, Medford, MA., said site being located in a C-2 Zoning District. Petitions and plans may be seen in the Office of the City Clerk, Room 103, City Hall, Medford, Massachusetts. Call 781-393-2501 for any accommodations/aids, T.D.D.781-393-2516. 08-428(Cont) The City of Medford is an EEO/AA/504 Employer. By Order of the City Council. S/Edward P. Finn City Clerk 1
08-427 NOTICE OF PUBLIC CITY OF MEDFORD A Public Hearing will be held in the HOWARD F. ALDEN MEMORIAL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL, MEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS, on Tuesday Evening, June 24, 2008, at 7:00 P.M. on a petition by Jason Trucks Inc, to operate an Automotive Repair Shop at 407R Mystic Avenue Unit #40, Medford, Massachusetts. Petitions and plans may be seen in the Office of the City Clerk, Room 103, City Hall, Medford, Massachusetts. Call 781-393-2501 for any accommodations/aids, T.D.D.781-393-2516. The City of Medford is an EEO/AA/504 Employer. By Order of the City Council. S/Edward P. Finn City Clerk PETITIONS,PRESENTATIONS AND SIMILAR MATTERS 08-448-Petition by Elifils Chery, 185 Pearl Street, Malden, MA for a Taxi-Operators License CORI-On File w/Police 08-449-Petition by John Thomas Sateriale, 44 Everett Street, Everett, MA for a Taxi-Operators License CORI-On file w/Police 08-450Petition by Colonial Volkswagen of Medford for Class 1 Automotive Sales License for 162 Mystic Ave. On File Petition Corporation Paper Fire Dept. Health Dept. Police Dept. Treasurer State Tax Form Letter of Compliance Workmen’s’ Compensation Affidavit 08-451-Petition by Richard L. Cole, 44 Greenhalge Street to speak about basketball nuisance at corner of Saunders and Greenhalge Streets. 2
COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR 08-452 June 19, 2008 To the Honorable President and Members of the Medford City Council City Hall Medford, MA 02155 Dear Madam President and City Councillors: I respectfully request and recommend that your Honorable Body approve the following transfers of funds FROM - Group Health Insurance, 010-914-5170-1119: TO – Executive Finance Purchasing Assessing Law Office of Community Development Veterans Library Council on Aging Longevity Longevity Sick Incentive Longevity Sick Incentive Longevity Longevity Sick Incentive Sick Buy Back Sick Incentive Longevity Sick Incentive Longevity Sick Buy Back Sick Incentive ACCOUNT NUMBER 010-102-5150-1111 010-135-5150-1111 010-135-5150-1115 010-138-5150-1111 010-138-5150-1115 010-141-5150-1111 010-151-5150-1111 010-151-5150-1115 010-181-5150-1114 010-181-5150-1115 010-543-5150-1111 010-610-5150-1115 010-541-5150-1111 010-541-5150-1114 010-541-5150-1115 AMOUNT $100 $100 $725 $50 $525 $300 $100 $1200 $1595 $362 $100 $3525 $393 $1536 $475
Total funds to be transferred are $11,086. Very truly yours, Signature on file w/paper Michael J. McGlynn, MAYOR MJM:lmc
08-453 June 19, 2008 To the Honorable President and Members of the Medford City Council City Hall Medford, MA 02155 Dear Madam President and City Councillors: I respectfully request and recommend that your Honorable Body approve of the following transfers: FROM 010-247-5230 Street Lights 010-610-5306 Library 010-181-5110 Office of Community Development Salary 010-914-5170-1119 Health Insurance 8,500 68,000 “ “ “ “ MOUNT 54,000 15,000 TO 010-423-5294 Snow& Ice Equipment Hire “ “
These transfers will reduce the Snow & Ice deficit from $815,734 to $670,234. Very truly yours, Signature on file w/paper Michael J. McGlynn, MAYOR MJM:lmc 08-454 June 20, 2008 To the Honorable President And Members of the Medford City Council City Hall Medford, MA 02155 Dear Madam President and City Councillors: In accordance with Massachusetts General Law Chapter 44 Section 53A, I respectfully request and recommend that your Honorable Body accept the following gifts in the following amounts. These were negotiated with the respective parties and will be used to reduce the existing snow and ice deficits. 4
08-454(Cont) FROM Tufts University Harvard Vanguard AMOUNT $300,000 $100,000 $400,000
With the application of these gifts, the Snow and Ice deficit is reduced to $270,000 from $670,000. Very truly yours, Signature on file w/paper Michael J. McGlynn, MAYOR MJM:lmc 08-455 To the Honorable President and Members of the Medford City Council City Hall Medford, MA 02155 Dear Madam President and City Councillors: The budget letter before you is not in its final form, although it is balanced as the attached projected and estimated re-cap shows. We shall be working throughout the weekend to hopefully resolve some outstanding situations which may change the budget authority or effectuate other changes or reductions to accurately reflect the final Fiscal 2009 municipal budget. Any amendments to the budget letter will be conveyed to Your Honorable Body over the course of the next few days as the budget review sessions continue. Very truly yours, Signature on file w/paper Michael J. McGlynn, MAYOR MJM:lmc
08-456 June 19, 2008 The Honorable President and Members of the Medford City Council Dear Mr. President and Councillors: I submit herewith for your approval, the Fiscal 20082009 budget for the city of Medford for the period July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009. The total submitted appropriations to cover Municipal Salaries and Expenses including those of the Medford School Department are: Municipal Departments School Department TOTAL $ 87,143,469 $ 44,884,941 $132,028,410
Please be advised that these totals may be amended prior to final budget approval. DEPARTMENT Legislative Executive Assessors Information Technology Finance/Auditing License Commission Workers Compensation OCD/Boards HumanDiversity/Compliance City Clerk Election/Registration Procurement Law Treasurer/Collector Energy & Environment GENERAL GOVERNMENT SALARIES EXPENSES 207,921 4,976 517,118 76,486 257,046 40,700 87,488 85,201 251,511 34,703 5,400 300 695,000 167,937 49,582 37,500 6,304 274,636 16,955 177,491 55,551 157,842 12,550 200,839 93,500 401,212 108,201 66,636 4,230 TOTAL 212,897 593,604 297,746 172,689 286,214 5,700 695,000 217,519 43,804 291,591 233,042 170,392 294,339 509,413 70,866
PROTECTION PERSON & PROPERTY DEPARTMENT Police Off Street Parking Comm. Traffic Commission Fire Building Electrical Weights/Measures Consumer Advisory Civil Defense SALARIES 9,858,626 3,104 1,500 9,185,540 439,695 357,334 77,133 8,700 EXPENSES 826,601 26,000 481,103 390,002 895,003 1,704 500 6,497 TOTAL 10,685,227 3,104 27,500 9,666,643 829,697 1,252,337 78,837 500 15,197 6
Saving Lives Program
27,069 PUBLIC WORKS
Non Enterprise Division* Sewer Enterprise Water Enterprise
2,564,119 967,183 1,240,467
5,816,519 10,371,493 6,591,208
8,380,638 11,338,676 7,831,675
*Cemetery, Engineering, Highway, Park, Forestry, Recreation HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES 394,678 58,001 192,490 60,929 LIBRARY 916,974 327,729 VETERANS & CELEBRATIONS Veterans Services 107,827 91,700 9,000 199,527 9,000
Board of Health Council on Aging Library
452,679 253,419 1,244,703
PENSIONS & ANNUITIES DEPARTMENT Contributory Non Contributory SALARIES EXPENSES 8,299,877 335,000 TOTAL 8,299,877 335,000
BONDS & INTEREST General Enterprise Water/Sewer 6,014,819 1,151,241 INSURANCE Fire/Glass Boiler Group Health & Life Liability Medicare/Social Security Unemployment Insurance Employee Assistance Program 150,613 125,613 675,000 1 1 SUMMARY General Government Protection Persons/Property Public Works Non Enterprise Enterprise 2,810,577 19,958,701 2,564,119 2,207,650 1,284,239 2,627,410 5,816,519 16,962,701 4,094,816 22,586,111 8,380,638 19,170,351 7 150,613 14,000,000 125,613 675,000 1 1 6,014,819 1,151,241
Health/Human Services Library Veterans & Celebrations Pensions & Annuities Bonds & Interests Insurance MUNICIPAL SCHOOL TOTAL
587,168 916,974 107,827
118,930 327,729 100,700 8,634,877 7,166,060 14,951,228
706,098 1,244,703 208,527 8,634.877 7,166,060 14,951,228
87,143,469 44,884,941 132,028,410 Very truly yours, Michael J. McGlynn Signature on file w/paper MAYOR
COMMITTEE REPORTS UNFINISHED BUSINESS Upon motion of _________________, all Unfinished Business on the Table was taken from the table for action. 6.755 Council endorse letter to State Delegation re; Tax Abatement for Disabled IN COUNCIL IN COUNCIL 07-332OCTOBER 24, 2006 OCTOBER 23, 2007 TABLED TABLED
Mausoleum at Oak Grove Cemetery IN COUNCIL MAY 1, 2007 TABLED
Petition to address Council on Plowing by Patricia Weld IN COUNCIL JANUARY 8, 2008 TABLED
Legislative action to prevent the taking of any taxpayer private residential 8
property in Medford with the expansion of the Green Line into Medford IN COUNCIL ’08-391 MAY 6, 2008 TABLED
Loan Order $600,000 Wind Turbine @ McGlynn/Andrew Schools IN COUNCIL MAY 20, 2008 JUNE 5, 2008 JUNE 24, 2008 PASSED TO TAKE ITS FIRST READING ADVERTISED 2ND READING ELIGIBLE FOR 3RD & FINAL READING
Public Participation COUNCIL PAPERS IN COMMITTEE Reports Due/ Deadlines 05-895- Comprehensive Master Wellington Plan-3 months-Jan. 17, 2006 07-072-Intercept Program 07-484-SPC Extended Hours Pranzi’s, Winthrop St. 3 month Review will be April 2008 08-268-Six Month Review of Show Cause Hearing Domino’s Pizza Sept. 16, 2008 Records: The Records of the Meeting of June 10, 2008 were passed to Councillor Maiocco.
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