City Council – 06/27/2016

DATE 06/27/2016
TIME 6:00 pm
LOCATION Council Chamber, Woburn City Hall, Common Street, Woburn, MA, United States

Meeting Agenda

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CITY OF WOBURN

JUNE 27, 2016 – 6:00 P.M.

SPECIAL MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL

 

Roll Call

                                         Anderson

     Gately

                                         Campbell – absent

     Higgins

                                                  Concannon

     Mercer-Bruen – absent

                                                  Gaffney

     Tedesco – absent

Haggerty

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Pursuant to Title III, Section 12 of the Charter of the City of Woburn, His Honor the

Mayor called a Special Meeting of the City Council to be held in the City Council

Chamber, Woburn City Hall, 10 Common Street, Woburn on Monday, June 27, 2016 at

6:00 p.m. to take action on an Order to transfer $1,497,137.54 from Mayor’s Salary

Adjustments Account to School Salary Account and on an Order to transfer the sum of $14,231.00 from Veterans Cash Aid Account to Essex North Shore School Account.

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VOTED to dispense with the reading of the previous meeting’s Journal and to APPROVE, 6 in favor, 0 opposed, 3 absent (Campbell, Mercer-Bruen, Tedesco absent).

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Motion made and 2nd to TAKE FROM THE TABLE the following two matters, 6 in favor, 0 opposed, 3 absent (Campbell, Mercer-Bruen, Tedesco absent).          _________________________

 

On the Order to transfer the sum of $1,497,137.54 from Mayor Salary Adjustments Account to School Salary Account. Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be

ADOPTED, 6 in favor, 0 opposed, 3 absent (Campbell, Mercer-Bruen, Tedesco absent). Presented to the Mayor: June 29, 2016                  s/Scott D. Galvin June 29, 2016

 

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On the Order to transfer the sum of $14,231.00 from Veteran’s Cash Aid Account to Essex North Shore School Account. Alderman Gately asked why the money is being taken from the Veteran’s Cash Aid Account to pay for a student to go Essex North Shore School. President Haggerty stated that the money is to pay for an additionial student that is attending the school, and that the money was extra money that the Veteran’s agent would not need to complete this fiscal year. Alderman Concannon stated that the amount of money that the City pays for out of district students is constantly increasing, that the city should take a look at the current courses that are being offered at out of town schools and look into offering them in Woburn to keep students in the Woburn School system, and that the number of out of district student is increasing and is getting more expensive every year. Motion made and 2nd that a communication be sent to the School Department requesting information as to the number of students from Woburn attending Essex North Shore School, 6 in favor, 0 opposed, 3 absent (Campbell, Mercer-Bruen, Tedesco absent). Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, 6 in favor, 0 opposed, 3 absent (Campbell, Mercer-Bruen, Tedesco absent).

Presented to the Mayor: June 29, 2016                  s/Scott D. Galvin June 29, 2016

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Motion made and 2nd to ADJOURN, 6 in favor, 0 opposed, 3 absent (Campbell, MercerBruen, Tedesco absent). Meeting adjourned at 6:10 p.m.

 

 

A TRUE RECORD ATTEST:

 

 

 

Joyce M. Gray

Assistant City Clerk and

Clerk of the City Council, Pro Tem

 

 

 

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