May 27, 2003  Special City Council Meeting

 

CITY OF PROVIDENCE

RHODE ISLAND

CITY COUNCIL

JOURNAL OF PROCEEDINGS

 

No. 14 City Council Special Meeting, Tuesday, May 27, 2003, 5:30 o’clock P.M. (E.D.T.)

 

PRESIDING

 

COUNCIL PRESIDENT

JOHN J. LOMBARDI

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

PRESENT:                 COUNCIL PRESIDENT LOMBARDI, COUNCILMEN ALLEN, BUTLER, DELUCA, COUNCILWOMAN DIRUZZO, COUNCILMEN HASSETT, JACKSON, LUNA, MANCINI and SEGAL – 10.

 

ABSENT:              COUNCILMEN APONTE, IGLIOZZI, COUNCILWOMEN ROMANO, WILLIAMS and YOUNG – 5.

                           

ALSO PRESENT:              Joesph Fernandez, City Solicitor, Michael R. Clement, City Clerk, Claire E. Bestwick, First Deputy City Clerk and Sheri A. Petronio, Assistant Clerk.

 

 

INVOCATION

 

 

              The Invocation is given by COUNCILMAN TERRENCE M.  HASSETT.

 

              COUNCILMAN IGLIOZZI and COUNCILWOMAN ROMANO join the meeting.

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

OF THE UNTIED STATES OF AMERICA

 

              COUNCILMAN DAVID A. SEGAL 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 JOHN J. LOMBARDI

 

              Request, filed with the First Deputy City Clerk, May 23, 2003, Requesting a Special Meeting of the City Council to be Called on the 27th day of May, 2003 at 5:30 o’clock P.M. (E.D.T.)

 

              Received.

 

 

WARRANT FOR SPECIAL MEETING

 

              Warrant of the First Deputy City Clerk to Members of the Providence Police Department with Return Certification that they have notified each Member of the City Council of the Special Meeting Called for the 27th day of May, 2003 at 5:30 o’clock P.M. (E.D.T.), in the Chamber of the City Council, City Hall.

 

              Received.

 

 

PRESENTATION OF ORDINANCE

 

              COUNCIL PRESIDENT LOMBARDI:

 

              An Ordinance Establishing a Tax Stabilization Plan and related Tax Stabilization Agreement for the GTECH Corporate Headquarters.

 

 

COUNCIL PRESIDENT LOMBARDI

RELINQUISHES THE CHAIR

 

COUNCILWOMAN JOSEPHINE DIRUZZO

IN THE CHAIR

 

COUNCIL PRESIDENT LOMBARDI

RETURNS TO THE CHAIR

 

COUNCIL PRESIDENT LOMBARDI

RELINQUISHES THE CHAIR

 

COUNCILWOMAN JOSEPHINE DIRUZZO

IN THE CHAIR

 

              ACTING COUNCIL PRESIDENT DIRUZZO Refers the foregoing Ordinance to the Committee on Finance and the GTECH Proposal Oversight Commission, Jointly.

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

              There being no further business, on Motion of COUNCILMAN DELUCA, seconded by COUNCILMAN MANCINI, it is voted to adjourn the meeting at 6:06 o’clock P.M. (E.D.T.), to meet again on THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 2003 at 7:30 o’clock P.M. (E.D.T.)

 

 

CLAIRE E. BESTWICK

FIRST DEPUTY CITY CLERK