October 7, 2010  Regular City Council Meeting

 

CITY OF PROVIDENCE

RHODE ISLAND

CITY COUNCIL

 

JOURNAL OF PROCEEDINGS

 

No. 25 City Council Regular Meeting, Thursday, October 7, 2010, 7:00 o’clock P.M. (E.D.T.)

 

PRESIDING

 

COUNCIL PRESIDENT

PETER S. MANCINI

 

ROLL CALL

 

PRESENT:              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI, COUNCILMEN  APONTE, DELUCA, HASSETT, IGLIOZZI, JACKSON, LOMBARDI, NARDUCCI, SOLOMON and YURDIN– 10.

                           

ABSENT:              COUNCILWOMAN DIRUZZO, COUNCILMEN LUNA, TEJADA, WOOD and COUNCILWOMAN YOUNG - 5.

 

(SUBSEQUENTLY COUNCILMEN LUNA and TEJADA JOIN THE MEETING)

 

ALSO PRESENT:              Anna M. Stetson, City Clerk, Lori L. Hagen, Second Deputy City Clerk, Sheri A. Petronio, Assistant Clerk and Adrienne G. Southgate, City Solicitor.

 

 

INVOCATION

 

              The Invocation is given by COUNCILMAN JOSEPH DELUCA.

 

              “Dear Lord, tonight we thank you for all your blessings.  May we remain humble as we deliberate people’s affairs.  May all of the decisions we make be in the best interest of the public good.  I have a special request for the magnificent seven that will be taking office next January and may it be nothing short of magnificent.  May they had the courage and the leadership this new Council will need to pay for the sins and the lack of wisdom we have exercised in the past however many years we’ve been around, and may they restore the fiscal integrity to the city’s budget system and for this we will need to power of Christ himself.  Amen.”

             

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

 

              COUNCILMAN JOHN J. LOMBARDI Leads the Members of the City Council and the Assemblage in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America.

 

             

APPOINTMENTS BY HIS HONOR THE MAYOR

 

              Communication dated September 29, 2010, Informing the Honorable Members of the City Council that pursuant to Section 302 (b) of the Providence Home Rule Charter of 1980, as amended, and Section 42-63.1-11 of the Rhode Island General Laws, he is this day re-appointing Mr. Angelo DePeri, General Manager, Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel, Providence, RI 02903, to the Greater Providence-Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau for a term to expire on June 30, 2011.

 

              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI Receives the foregoing Communication.

 

              Communication dated September 29, 2010, Informing the Honorable Members of the City Council that pursuant to Section 302 (b) of the Providence Home Rule Charter of 1980, as amended, and Section 42-63.1-11 of the Rhode Island General Laws, he is this day re-appointing Ms. Lynne McCormack of 94 Albert Avenue, Cranston, Rhode Island, to the Greater Providence-Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau for a term to expire on June 30, 2011.

 

              Communication dated September 29, 2010, Informing the Honorable Members of the City Council that pursuant to Section 302 (b) of the Providence Home Rule Charter of 1980, as amended, and Section 2 of Chapter 332 of the Public Laws, 1981, he is this day appointing Mr. John Sinnott of 194 Acushnet Road, Mattapoisett, MA 02739, as a member of the Capital Center Commission for a term to expire on June 30, 2014.

 

              Communication dated September 29, 2010, Informing the Honorable Members of the City Council that pursuant to Section 302 (b) of the Providence Home Rule Charter of 1980, as amended, and Rhode Island General Law 45-24.1-3, as well as the Providence Zoning Ordinance 501.1 (c), he is this day re-appointing Ms. Kristi M. Agniel of 76 Humboldt Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, as a member of the Historic District Commission for a term to expire September 30, 2013.

 

              Communication dated September 29, 2010, Informing the Honorable Members of the City Council that pursuant to Section 302 (b) of the Providence Home Rule Charter of 1980, as amended, and Rhode Island General Law 45-24.1-3, as well as Providence Zoning Ordinance 501.1 (c), he is this day re-appointing Mr. Neal Kaplan of 44 Jewett Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02908, as a member of the Historic District Commission for a term to expire September 30, 2013.

 

              Communication dated September 29, 2010, Informing the Honorable Members of the City Council that pursuant to Section 302 (b) of the Providence Home Rule Charter of 1980, as amended, and Rhode Island General Law 45-24.1-3, as well as Providence Zoning Ordinance 501.1 (c), he is this day re-appointing Ms. Tina Regan of 60 Bainbridge Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island 02909, as a member of the Historic District Commission for a term to expire September 30, 2013.

 

              Communication dated September 29, 2010, Informing the Honorable Members of the City Council that pursuant to Section 302 (b) of the Providence Home Rule Charter of 1980, as amended, and Rhode Island Public Law of 1980, Chapter 84, he is this day appointing Mr. James P. McCarvil of One LaSalle Square, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, as a member of the Providence Tourism Council for a term to expire April 30, 2012.  (Mr. McCarvil will be completing the unexpired term of Mr. John McConnell, Jr., who has resigned from the Council.)

 

              COUNCILMAN HASSETT Moves to Dispense with the Reading of the foregoing matters.

 

              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI Receives the Several Communications.

 

              Communication dated September 29, 2010, Informing the Honorable Members of the City Council that pursuant to Sections 302 (b) and 1013 of the Providence Home Rule Charter of 1980, as amended, he is this day appointing Mr. Andrew Cortes of 120 Messer Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02909, to the City Plan Commission to fill the current vacancy that exists on the Board, for a term to expire January 31, 2013, and respectfully submits the same for your approval. (Mr. Cortes will be completing the unexpired term of Drake Patten, who has resigned from the Commission)

 

              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI Refers the Communication to the Committee on Finance.

 

              Communication dated September 29, 2010, Informing the Honorable Members of the City Council that pursuant to Sections 302 (b) and 1009 of the Providence Home Rule Charter of 1980, as amended, he is this day appointing Ms. Barbara Thornton of 221 Howell Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, as an auxiliary member of the Zoning Board of Review, for a term to expire January 31, 2013, and respectfully submits the same for your approval. (Ms. Thornton will be completing the unexpired term of Andrea Underwood, who has resigned from the Board)

 

              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI Refers the Communication to the Committee on Finance.

 

 

PRESENTATION OF RESOLUTIONS

 

              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI (By Request):

 

              Resolution Requesting the Tax Assessor to apply the Homestead Exemption to the property located on Assessor’s Plat 118, Lot 164 (22 Zella Street), for the years 2001 to present.

 

 

              COUNCILMAN DELUCA:

 

              Resolution Requesting the Tax Assessor to apply the Homestead Exemption to the property located on Assessor’s Plat 96, Lot 48 (6 Stockwell Street), for the years 2008 and 2009.

 

 

              COUNCILMAN NARDUCCI:

 

              Resolution Requesting the Traffic Engineer to cause the installation of a “Handicap Parking Only” Sign in front of 68 Opper Street.

 

             

              COUNCILMAN WOOD (By Request):

 

              Resolution Requesting the Tax Assessor to apply the Homestead Exemption to the property located on Assessor’s Plat 11, Lot 29 (50 Stimson Avenue), for the years 2004 through 2009.

             

              Resolution Requesting the Tax Assessor to apply the Homestead Exemption to the property located on Assessor’s Plat 93, Lot 213 (373 Cole Avenue), for the years 2003 through 2009.

             

              Resolution Requesting the Tax Assessor to apply the Homestead Exemption to the property located on Assessor’s Plat 9, Lot 184 (17 Halsey Street), for the years 2003 to present.

 

              Resolution Requesting the Tax Assessor to apply the Homestead Exemption to the property located on Assessor’s Plat 40, Lot 30 (242 Freeman Parkway).

 

 

              COUNCILMAN YURDIN (By Request):

 

              Resolution Requesting the Tax Assessor to apply the Homestead Exemption to the property located on Assessor’s Plat 17, Lot 297 (342 Williams Street), for 2010.

 

              COUNCILMAN HASSETT Moves to Dispense with the Reading of the foregoing matters.

 

              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI Refers the Several Resolutions to the Committee on Finance and Refers item number fifteen to the Committee on Public Works.             

 

 

              COUNCILMAN TEJADA JOINS THE MEETING.

 

 

REPORTS FROM COMMITTEES

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

COUNCILMAN JOHN J. IGLIOZZI, Chairman

 

Transmits the following with Recommendation the Same be Severally Adopted:

 

              An Ordinance in Amendment of Section 17-188.1-Purchase of Service Credit, by Amending Sub Section (4).

 

 

              Read and Passed the First Time, on Motion of COUNCILMAN HASSETT, seconded by COUNCILMAN DELUCA, by the Following Roll Call Vote:

 

AYES:              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI, COUNCILMEN APONTE, DELUCA, HASSETT, IGLIOZZI,  JACKSON, LOMBARDI, NARDUCCI, SOLOMON, TEJADA and YURDIN – 11.

 

NAYES:              NONE.

 

ABSENT:              COUNCILWOMAN DIRUZZO, COUNCILMEN LUNA, WOOD and COUNCILWOMAN YOUNG – 4.

 

              The Motion for Passage the First Time is Sustained.             

 

 

              An Ordinance Relating to Article IV, Chapter 17, Section 17-189(5) of the Code of Ordinances. (Disability Waiver Request)

 

              Read and Passed the First Time, on Motion of COUNCILMAN HASSETT, seconded by COUNCILMAN DELUCA, by the Following Roll Call Vote:

 

AYES:              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI, COUNCILMEN APONTE, DELUCA, HASSETT, IGLIOZZI,  JACKSON, LOMBARDI, NARDUCCI, SOLOMON, TEJADA and YURDIN – 11.

 

NAYES:              NONE.

 

ABSENT:              COUNCILWOMAN DIRUZZO, COUNCILMEN LUNA, WOOD and COUNCILWOMAN YOUNG – 4.

 

              The Motion for Passage the First Time is Sustained.             

 

Transmits the following with Recommendation the Same be Severally Approved:

 

              Resolution Authorizing His Honor the Mayor to execute an agreement between the City of Providence, on behalf of the Providence Water Supply Board, and Century Bank, for a Five Million Dollar ($5,000,000.00) Revolving Loan for a 364 day period, with the option to renew the Revolving Loan for two additional 364 day periods at the same terms.

 

              Read and Passed , on Motion of COUNCILMAN HASSETT, seconded by COUNCILMAN DELUCA, by the Following Roll Call Vote:

 

AYES:              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI, COUNCILMEN APONTE, DELUCA, HASSETT, IGLIOZZI,  JACKSON, LOMBARDI, NARDUCCI, SOLOMON, TEJADA and YURDIN – 11.

 

NAYES:              NONE.

 

ABSENT:              COUNCILWOMAN DIRUZZO, COUNCILMEN LUNA, WOOD and COUNCILWOMAN YOUNG – 4.

 

              The Motion for Passage is Sustained.             

 

              Resolution, Together with accompanying copy of  Tentative Agreement for the period of July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2010, by and between the Local 799, International Association of Firefighters, AFL-CIO and the City of Providence.

 

              Read and Passed, on Motion of COUNCILMAN HASSETT, seconded by COUNCILMAN DELUCA, by the Following Roll Call Vote:

 

AYES:              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI, COUNCILMEN APONTE, HASSETT, IGLIOZZI, JACKSON, LOMBARDI, NARDUCCI, SOLOMON, TEJADA and YURDIN – 10.

 

NAYES:              COUNCILMAN DELUCA – 1.

 

ABSENT:              COUNCILWOMAN DIRUZZO, COUNCILMEN LUNA, WOOD and COUNCILWOMAN YOUNG – 4.

 

              The Motion for Passage is Sustained.             

 

              COUNCILMAN LUNA JOINS THE MEETING.

 

              Resolution, Together with accompanying copy of  Tentative Agreement for the period of July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2013, by and between the Local 799, International Association of Firefighters, AFL-CIO and the City of Providence.

 

              Read and Passed, on Motion of COUNCILMAN HASSETT, seconded by COUNCILMAN DELUCA, by the Following Roll Call Vote:

 

AYES:              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI, COUNCILMEN APONTE, HASSETT, IGLIOZZI, JACKSON, LOMBARDI, LUNA, NARDUCCI, SOLOMON, TEJADA and YURDIN – 11.

 

NAYES:              COUNCILMAN DELUCA – 1.

 

ABSENT:              COUNCILWOMAN DIRUZZO, COUNCILMAN WOOD and COUNCILWOMAN YOUNG – 3.

 

              The Motion for Passage is Sustained.             

 

              Transmits the Following with Recommendation the Same be Denied without Prejudice:

 

              Communication dated August 24, 2010, Informing the Honorable Members of the City Council that pursuant to Sections 302(b) and 1003 of the Providence Home Rule Charter of 1980, as amended and Public Law, Chapter 45-50, Sections 1 through 31 passed in 1987, he is this day re-appointing Dianne Witman of 64 Hazard Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, as a member of the Providence Public Building Authority for a term to expire in July 2015, and respectfully submits the same for your approval.

 

              COUNCILMAN HASSETT Moves To Deny without Prejudice the foregoing Communication, seconded by COUNCILMAN DELUCA.

 

COMMITTEE ON ORDINANCES

COUNCILMAN MICHAEL A. SOLOMON, Chairman

 

Transmits the following with Recommendation the Same be Severally Adopted, As Amended:

 

              An Ordinance in Amendment of Chapter 4 of the Code of Ordinances Entitled: “Animals and Fowl.”

 

              Read and Passed the First Time, on Motion of COUNCILMAN HASSETT, seconded by COUNCILMAN DELUCA, by the Following Roll Call Vote:

 

AYES:              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI, COUNCILMEN APONTE, DELUCA, HASSETT, IGLIOZZI,  JACKSON, LOMBARDI, LUNA, NARDUCCI, SOLOMON, TEJADA and YURDIN – 12.

 

NAYES:              NONE.

 

ABSENT:              COUNCILWOMAN DIRUZZO, COUNCILMAN WOOD and COUNCILWOMAN YOUNG – 3.

 

              The Motion for Passage the First Time is Sustained.             

 

              An Ordinance in Amendment of Ordinance Chapter 2004-10, No. 67, Approved March 1, 2004, Entitled: “An Ordinance Establishing a Prohibition on Unauthorized Removal of City Vehicles from the City.”

 

              Read and Passed the First Time, on Motion of COUNCILMAN HASSETT, seconded by COUNCILMAN DELUCA, by the Following Roll Call Vote:

 

AYES:              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI, COUNCILMEN DELUCA, HASSETT, IGLIOZZI, LOMBARDI, LUNA, NARDUCCI, SOLOMON, TEJADA and YURDIN – 10.

 

NAYES:              COUNCILMEN APONTE and JACKSON – 2.

 

ABSENT:              COUNCILWOMAN DIRUZZO, COUNCILMEN WOOD and COUNCILWOMAN YOUNG – 3.

 

              The Motion for Passage the First Time is Sustained.             

 

              An Ordinance in Amendment of Chapter 2009-56, Number 467, Effective October 26, 2009, Entitled: “An Ordinance Relative to Hospitality Business Protection and Worker Retention.”

 

              Read and Passed the First Time, on Motion of COUNCILMAN HASSETT, seconded by COUNCILMAN DELUCA, by the Following Roll Call Vote:

 

AYES:              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI, COUNCILMEN APONTE, DELUCA, HASSETT, IGLIOZZI,  JACKSON, LOMBARDI, LUNA, NARDUCCI, SOLOMON, TEJADA and YURDIN – 12.

 

NAYES:              NONE.

 

ABSENT:              COUNCILWOMAN DIRUZZO, COUNCILMAN WOOD and COUNCILWOMAN YOUNG – 3.

 

              The Motion for Passage the First Time is Sustained.             

 

 

COMMUNICATIONS AND REPORTS

 

              Amendment received relative to the Manton Avenue Streetscape Improvement Enhancement Project Agreement by and between the Rhode Island Department of Transportation and the City of Providence.

 

              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI Receives the foregoing Amendment.

 

              Communication from Robert A. Smith, P.E., Deputy Chief Engineer, Rhode Island Department of Transportation, requesting approval for a change in direction of travel from Pine Street, Friendship Street and Point Street (and also for Summer Street in accordance with addendum submitted September 22, 2010.)

 

              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI Refers the Communication to the Committee on Public Works.

 

              Communication from Paul R. Campbell, City Archivist, dated September 29, 2010, submitting the Monthly Report for August 2010.

 

              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI Receives the foregoing Communication.

 

              Communication from Adrienne G. Southgate, City Solicitor, dated September 24, 2010, submitting the 2009-2010 Annual Report for the Law Department.

 

              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI Receives the foregoing Communication.

 

 

FROM THE CLERK’S DESK

 

              Petitions for Compensation for Injuries and Damages, viz:

 

Robert Savard

Stephanie Bender

   (Robert J. Levine, Esquire)

Paul Rerick

Noah Schwartz

Gamaelle Bazelais

   (David D. Bagus, Esquire)

MetLife Auto & Home

   a/s/o Beth Cacicia

James Morris

   (Jimmy Burchfield, Jr., Esquire)

Robert Clark

Alan Rojas

Jose W. Abolafia

Joseph A. Suffoletto

Louis DiBacco

   (Mark B. Morse, Esquire)

American Commerce Insurance Company

   a/s/o Lamdoun Hong

Henry Rodriguez

 

              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI Refers the Several Petitions to the Committee on Claims and Pending Suits.

 

 

PRESENTATION OF RESOLUTIONS “IN CONGRATULATIONS”

 

              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI and MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL:

 

              Resolution Extending Congratulations. 

          RESOLVED, That the Members of the City Council hereby extend their Sincere Congratulations to the following:

 

 

LaSalle Academy, Class of 1960, in recognition of the celebration of the memorable and noteworthy occasion of you 50th Class Reunion.

 

Thomas Briggs Rice, Troop 28 Providence, in recognition of the celebration of attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

 

Kevin Andrew Capece, Troop 28 Providence, in recognition of the celebration of attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

 

Nicholas Michael Beaudoin, Troop 28 Providence, in recognition of the celebration of attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

 

Ralph Melise, in recognition of the celebration of his 50th Birthday, born on October 3, 1960.

 

Adeline Dagostino, in recognition of the celebration of her 100th, born on October 3, 1910.

 

Grace & Glory Seven Day Adventist Church, in recognition of the celebration of their Grand Opening on October 16, 2010.

 

Octavio Gomez, in recognition of his outstanding work as a journalist for the informative section for Providence En Español.

 

Adalberto Garcia, in recognition of his outstanding work for the televised video for Guatemala International.

 

Andalia Franco, in recognition of being very popular with the audience in el Poder de la bachata for Poder 1110.

 

Joselyn Torres, in recognition of her great artistic talent and for being an outstanding singer for our community.

 

Laura Rodriguez, in recognition of her outstanding work and support to the community.

 

Maria Isabel Reyes, in recognition of her outstanding work and support to the community.

 

Poder 1110 (WPMZ), in recognition of being the radio station with the most audience in our community.

 

Julio Cortez (El International), in recognition of his valuable support and fidelity for the broadcasting of el Poder de la Bachata on Poder 1110.

 

Julisso, in recognition of being a charismatic character and for his dedication to make the community happy.

 

La Chucha, in recognition of being a charismatic character and for her dedication to make the community happy.

 

Guarionex Ramirez (El Caotico), in recognition of his great programming of Classic Salsa’s and Merengues.

 

Roberto Abad, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Daniel Diaz, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Diogenes Diaz, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Victor Dirocie, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Jose D. Hernandez, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Winston Guerrero, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Franklin Martinez, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Reynaldo Mejia, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Julio Nuñez, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Fernando Paniagua, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Jose M. Perdomo, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Rubesindo L. Perez, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Raul Quezada, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Sergio Serrano, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Antonio Valdez, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Jose Valenzuela, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Pablo Asibar, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Miguel Batista, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Gilberto Bur, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Ramon Burges, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Cru Brazoban, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Pablito Carbonell, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Jochy Chong, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Rafael Colnier, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Carlos Cuello, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Reynaldo Crisotomo, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

German Infante, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Daniel Medina, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Edwin Muñoz, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Luis Rivera, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Pablo Rojas, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Pedro Rojas, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Jose Taveras, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Alexander Torres, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Angel Visioso, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Miguel Visioso, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Rafael Ulloa, in recognition of carrying a positive legacy to our youth and for being an ambassador of sports.

 

Sebastian Ruth, in recognition of the celebration of being named a 2010 MacArthur Fellows recipient.

 

Michael and Delores Mancini, in recognition of the celebration of their 50th Wedding Anniversary.

 

Pond Street Baptist Church, in recognition of their celebration of the 180th Anniversary. 

 

Site Specific, in recognition of their invaluable and selfless contribution of time, labor and expertise towards the installation of a new climbing structure at the Brown Street Park. 

 

              Severally Read and Collectively Passed, on Motion of COUNCILMAN HASSETT, seconded by COUNCILMAN DELUCA.

 

              The Motion for Passage is Sustained.

 

PRESENTATION OF RESOLUTIONS “IN MEMORIAM”

 

              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI and MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL:

 

              Resolution Extending Sympathy.  

              RESOLVED, That the Members of the City Council hereby extend their Sincere Sympathy to the families of the following:

 

Carmina Ciletti

William M. Iannucci

Frank J. DeLuca

Steven J. Petruccillo

Ralph Silva

Albert J. Lepore, Esquire

Nicolina “Nicky” Guadagno

Margaret M. Montaquila

Ursula A. Murphy

Shirley M. Burrows

Assunta DiBiasio

Reverend Roger E. Belhumeur

Harry Baccarie

Michael J. Tutalo

Harold L. Brooks

Jennie N. Aspry

Claire E. McCarthy

James F. “Jimbo” Feeney

Melvin Clanton

Leslee J. Clement

Frank J. Viti

              Severally Read and Collectively Passed, by a Unanimous Rising Vote, on Motion of COUNCILMAN HASSETT, seconded by COUNCILMAN DELUCA.

 

              The Motion for Passage is Sustained.

 

MATTERS NOT APPEARING ON THE PRINTED DOCKET

 

              On Motion of COUNCILMAN HASSETT, seconded by COUNCILMAN DELUCA, it is voted to Suspend Rule 16-B of the City Council Rules in order to allow the introduction of the following Matters Not Appearing on the Printed Docket.

 

 

PRESENTATION OF ORDINANCE

 

              An Ordinance in Amendment of Chapter 2008-30, No. 271, Entitled: “An Ordinance in Accordance with Chapter 21, Section 19 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Providence, Entitled: “Capital Equipment Budget”, As Amended.”

 

 

PRESENTATION OF RESOLUTIONS

              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI (By Request):

 

              Resolution Requesting the Tax Assessor to apply the Homestead Exemption to the property located on Assessor’s Plat 79, Lot 171 (25 Hymer Street), for the years 2004 through 2008.

 

             

              COUNCILMAN IGLIOZZI (By Request):

 

              Resolution Requesting the Tax Assessor to apply the Homestead Exemption to the property located on Assessor’s Plat 104, Lot 768 (286 Laurel Hill Avenue), for the years 2008 and 2009.

                           

              Resolution Requesting the Tax Assessor to apply the Homestead Exemption to the property located on Assessor’s Plat 40, Lot 257 (26 Loring Avenue), for the years 2005 to present.

             

              Resolution Requesting the Tax Assessor to apply the Homestead Exemption to the property located on Assessor’s Plat 40, Lot 179 (75 Lorraine Avenue), for the years 2004 to present.

             

              Resolution Authorizing Providence Public Buildings Authority to finance 2010 Warm, Safe and Dry Projects through the issuance of not to exceed $9,666,000 Qualified Zone Academy Bonds and Authorizing the execution and delivery of documents on behalf of the city in connection therewith.

 

              Resolution Authorizing Providence Public Buildings Authority to finance 2010 Warm, Safe and Dry Projects through the issuance of a not to exceed $12,283,314 Qualified School Construction Bonds and Authorizing the execution and deliver of documents on behalf of the city in connection therewith.

 

 

              COUNCILMAN HASSETT Moves to Dispense with the Reading of the foregoing matters.

 

              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI Refers the Several Resolutions to the Committee on Finance.             

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

              There being no further business, on Motion of COUNCILMAN HASSETT, seconded by COUNCILMAN DELUCA, it is voted to adjourn at 7:55 o’clock P.M. (E.D.T.), to meet again UPON THE RISE OF THE 7:00 O’CLOCK REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING.

 

 

 

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