Preview: City Council agenda (October 3)

The Worcester City Council meets Tuesday at 7pm. The agenda is here.

This week: A slow week.

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  • 1060 Main St: Michael Morris has a citizen petition detailing alleged financial irregularities in the use of the Tenant’s Council bank accout at the Worcester Housing Authority senior citizen high rise at 1060 Main St.
  • Wayfinding: Councilor Lukes has previously asked about the status of our 2007 “wayfinding” signage project now that times have changed and we are in an age of mobile computing. The city’s Chief Development Officer replies that the city has been rethinking this project and is now planning fewer signs but also an app.
  • Senior Raking Assistance: 10 groups (list below) have volunteered to help Worcester’s seniors rake their yards.
  • How Much Does a Special Election Cost the City?: According to the City Clerk, $150,000.
  • 90 Residential Units at the South End of the City?: This is not a Council agenda item, but rather a news item that seems relevant. A local developer wants to demolish the old factory at 261 Clover St and build low-rise housing there.

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