April 26, 2012  Special City Council Meeting

 

CITY OF PROVIDENCE

RHODE ISLAND

CITY COUNCIL

JOURNAL OF PROCEEDINGS

 

No. 17 City Council Special Meeting, Thursday, April 26, 2012, 7:30 o’clock P.M. (E.D.T.)

 

PRESIDING

 

COUNCIL PRESIDENT

MICHAEL A. SOLOMON

 

ROLL CALL

 

PRESENT:              COUNCIL PRESIDENT SOLOMON, COUNCILMAN APONTE, COUNCILWOMAN CASTILLO, COUNCILMEN CORREIA, HASSETT, IGLIOZZI, JACKSON, JENNINGS, COUNCILWOMAN MATOS, COUNCILMAN NARDUCCI, PRINCIPE, SALVATORE, SANCHEZ, YURDIN and ZURIER – 15.

 

ABSENT:              NONE.

 

ALSO PRESENT:              Anna M. Stetson, City Clerk, Sheri A. Petronio, Assistant Clerk and Jeffrey Padwa, City Solicitor.

 

 

INVOCATION

 

The Invocation is given by COUNCILMAN TERRENCE M. HASSETT.

 

“Dear Lord, we ask that you continue to oversee the Council and provide the understanding and patience and kindness of representing the people.  I would ask that we have a moment of silence for Sergeant Maxwell Dorley who passed away and will buried tomorrow.  We ask this in your name.  Amen.”

 

                                                   

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

 

COUNCILMAN SAMUEL D. ZURIER Leads the Members of the City Council and the Assemblage in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America.

 

             

CALL FOR SPECIAL MEETING

 

COMMUNICATION FROM

COUNCIL PRESIDENT MICHAEL A. SOLOMON

 

              Request, filed with the City Clerk, April 24, 2012, Requesting a Special Meeting of the City Council to be Called on the 26th day of April, 2012 at 7:30 o’clock P.M., in the City Council Chamber, Third Floor, City Hall.

              Received.

 

 

WARRANT FOR SPECIAL MEETING

 

              Warrant of the City Clerk to David Tassoni, City Sergeant with Return Certification that he has notified each Member of the City Council of the Special Meeting Called for the 26th  day of April, 2012 at 7:30 o’clock P.M., in the City Council Chamber, Third Floor, City Hall.

              Received

 

 

REPORT FROM COMMITTEE

 

COMMITTEE ON ORDINANCES

COUNCILMAN SETH YURDIN, Chairman

 

Transmits the Following with Recommendation the Same Be Adopted, As Amended:

 

              An Ordinance in Amendment of certain sections of Chapter 17, Article VI of the Code of Ordinances, Entitled: “Retirement System”, As Amended.

 

              COUNCILMAN YURDIN Moves to Amend the Ordinance to delete Section 17-197 – Health Care Co-Payment Required, seconded by COUNCILMAN NARDUCCI.

 

              COUNCILMAN YURDIN Moves Passage of the Ordinance the First Time, As Amended, seconded by COUNCILMAN NARDUCCI, by the Following Roll Call Vote:

 

AYES:              COUNCIL PRESIDENT SOLOMON, COUNCILMAN APONTE, COUNCILWOMAN CASTILLO, COUNCILMEN CORREIA, HASSETT, IGLIOZZI, JACKSON, JENNINGS, COUNCILWOMAN MATOS, COUNCILMAN NARDUCCI, PRINCIPE, SALVATORE, SANCHEZ, YURDIN and ZURIER – 15.

 

NAYES:              NONE.

                           

ABSENT:              NONE.

 

The Motion for Passage the First Time is Sustained, As Amended.

 

 

Transmits the Following with Recommendation the Same Be Received:

 

              Report and Recommendation of the Sub-Committee on Pension Sustainability, relative to “Pension Reform Measures and the Sustainability of the Employees’ Retirement System.”

 

              COUNCIL PRESIDENT SOLOMON Receives the foregoing Report.

 

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

              There being no further business, on Motion of COUNCILMAN YURDIN, seconded by COUNCILMAN NARDUCCI, it is voted to adjourn at 8:05 o’clock P.M. (E.D.T.), to meet again MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012 at 5:00 o’clock P.M. (E.D.T.)

 

 

 

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