April 27, 2009  Special City Council Meeting

 

CITY OF PROVIDENCE

RHODE ISLAND

CITY COUNCIL

JOURNAL OF PROCEEDINGS

 

No. 9 City Council Special Meeting, Monday, April 27, 2009, 5:30 o’clock P.M. (E.D.T)

 

PRESIDING

 

COUNCIL PRESIDENT

PETER S. MANCINI

 

ROLL CALL

 

PRESENT:              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI, COUNCILMEN APONTE, DELUCA, COUNCILWOMAN DIRUZZO, COUNCILMEN HASSETT, IGLIOZZI, JACKSON, NARDUCCI, SOLOMON and TEJADA – 10.

 

ABSENT:              COUNCILMEN LOMBARDI, LUNA, WOOD, COUNCILWOMAN YOUNG and COUNCILMAN YURDIN – 5.

 

              (SUBSEQUENTLY COUNCILMEN LUNA, WOOD, and YURDIN JOIN THE MEETING)

 

ALSO PRESENT:              Anna M. Stetson, City Clerk, Lori L. Hagen, Second Deputy City Clerk, Sheri A. Petronio, Assistant Clerk and Fred Stolle, Senior Assistant City Solicitor.

 

 

INVOCATION

 

The Invocation is given by COUNCILMAN JOSEPH DELUCA.             

 

 

COUNCILMEN WOOD and LUNA JOIN THE MEETING.

 

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

 

              COUNCILMAN MICHAEL A. SOLOMON 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 PETER S. MANCINI

 

Request, filed with the City Clerk, April 23, 2009, Requesting a Special Meeting of the City Council to be Called on the 27th day of April, 2009 at 5:30 o’clock P.M., in the City Council Chamber, Third Floor, City Hall.

 

              Received

 

              COUNCILMAN YURDIN JOINS THE MEETING.

 

 

WARRANT FOR SPECIAL MEETING

 

Warrant of the City Clerk to Vincent J. Berarducci, City Sergeant with Return Certification that he has notified each Member of the City Council of the Special Meeting Called for the 27th day of April, 2009 at 5:30 o’clock P.M., in the City Council Chamber, Third Floor, City Hall.

 

              Received

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

SUBMISSION OF PROPOSED SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET AND APPROPRIATION ORDINANCE SETTING FORTH DETAILED ESTIMATES FOR THE FISCAL PERIOD ENDING JUNE 30, 2009

             

An Ordinance in Supplemental Amendment of the Appropriation Ordinance, as approved October 8, 2008, Chapter 2008-43, No. 381, of the Ordinances of the City of Providence so as to reduce the Appropriation to Six Hundred Twenty Two Million, Two Hundred Fifty Five Thousand, Seven Hundred Eleven ($622,255,711) Dollars and to reduce expenditures thereunder for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2009.

 

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

 

 

An Ordinance in Amendment of Sections 17-189(1) and 17-189(2) of the Code of Ordinances, Entitled: “Benefits Payable”.

 

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

 


An Ordinance in Amendment of Section 17-189(7) of the Code of Ordinances, Entitled: “Benefits Payable”.

 

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

 

 

MATTER 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 Matter Not Appearing on the Printed Docket.

 

PRESENTATION OF ORDINANCE

 

             

              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI:

             

An Ordinance Amending a Compensation Plan for the Providence School Department and Amending Ordinance Chapter 2008-39, Approved August 8, 2008.

 

              COUNCIL PRESIDENT MANCINI Refers the Ordinance 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 5:45 o’clock P.M. (E.D.T.), to meet again THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2009 at 7:00 o’clock P.M. (E.D.T.)

 

 

ANNA M.  STETSON

CITY CLERK