Methuen City Council Meeting, Nov. 18, 2019

Tax rates, city employee health benefits and a city employee appointment among big topics of discussion.

Here is the full video from the Nov. 18, 2019 Methuen City Council meeting.

 

Here is the agenda from the meeting:

  1. Acceptance of the Agenda
  2. Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Reading and Acceptance of Minutes:  October 21st, 2019 Regular Meeting; November 7th Regular Meeting
  4. PROCLAMATION/CORRESPONDENCE
  5. PRESENTATION/PROJECTS/DEPARTMENT HEADS – Sean Cronin
  6. Health Insurance Presentation
  7. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
      1. Grants:   None
      2. Licenses: None
      3. Contracts: C-20-16 Dagle Electrical Construction Corp., 68 Industrial Way, Wilmington, MA01887 for Traffic Light Repair and Maintenance Services in the Amount of $45,000.00 for 20 months plus two (2) one year extension.Extension only if there are funds budgeted for each fiscal year otherwise contract voided
      4. Appointment to Fiscal Analyst Position of the City Council
      5. Vote Tax Classification Factor

OTHER OFFICERS AND COMMITTEE REPORTS

OLD BUSINESS

Resolutions:

TR-19-81 Resolution – An Act Relative to Amending a Certain Provision of the Methuen Home Rule Charter, creating the position and appointing authority of the Assistant City Solicitor under the authority and jurisdiction of the Methuen City Council. (Req. of Clr. Saba) (remove from the table)

Ordinances:  None

Consideration of Appointments:

Cultural Council: John Richard Broscoe, expires 11/18/22

NEW BUSINESS

Resolutions:

TR-19-83 Resolution Authorizing a Home Rule Petition – An Act to Strengthen Legislative Oversight of the City Finances in the City of Methuen

TR-19-84 Resolution Authorizing Transfer of $324,000 from Water Sewer Retained Earnings to fund Chemical Fee and HVAC upgrades

Ordinances:  None

REQUEST OF COUNCILORS

ANY OTHER BUSINESS FOR THE GOOD AND WELFARE OF THE COMMUNITY

ADJOURN