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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final-revised
Meeting date/time: 6/29/2021 7:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 215 Pleasant Street - Council Chambers
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350-21 1  CommunicationPublic Commentreceived and filed  Action details Not available
333-21 1  Council MinutesMinutes of the Meeting of June 22, 2021.approvedPass Action details Not available
334-21 1  AppointmentMayoral Appointment: Mikeneil Paul, 10 Manomet Street, New Bedford, MA as Senior Center Program coordinator, said term to expire 3 years from appointment date.referredPass Action details Not available
335-21 1  PetitionOutdoor Parking: Motel Realty Co. Inc. - 735 Broadway, Malden, 15 spaces (Renewal)grantedPass Action details Not available
232-21 1  OrdinanceOrder: Be it ordained that Section 12 of the Revised Ordinances of 2020 be amended by adding Section 12.12.200 entitled Inclusionary Zoning.referredPass Action details Not available
336-21 1  OrderOrder: That the motto of the City of Malden be amended from the logically incorrect ‘Strong Past, Proud Future’ to ‘Proud Past, Strong Future.defeatedFail Action details Not available
337-21 1  OrderOrder: That the appropriation enumerated below, being in the amount of $40,000 (Forty Thousand Dollars), be appropriated from the Community Preservation Act Fund for the following project: Patchell Park Master Plan: $40,000 from Open Space Reserve Total Appropriation = $40,000 APPROPRIATION ORDER COMMUNITY PRESERVATION ACT FUNDS June 29, 2021adoptedPass Action details Not available
338-21 1  OrderOrder: That the appropriation enumerated below, being in the amount of $60,000 (Sixty Thousand Dollars), be appropriated from the Community Preservation Act Fund for the following project: Oak Grove Community Center Master Plan And Feasibility Study: $60,000 from Historic Reserve Total Appropriation = $60,000 APPROPRIATION ORDER COMMUNITY PRESERVATION ACT FUNDS June 29, 2021adoptedPass Action details Not available
339-21 1  OrderOrder: Be it hereby ordained that section 12.12.030 be amended by striking “SP” and inserting “No” for “Parking Facilities, Offsite” in “Res A” zoning district.referredPass Action details Not available
340-21 1  OrderOrder: That newly planted trees be given a 3-5 year care plan (watering, mulching, fertilizing, and pruning) to ensure that they survive and thrive.referredPass Action details Not available
341-21 1  OrderOrder: That the City of Malden fund and expand a dedicated unit for urban forestry.referredPass Action details Not available
342-21 1  OrderOrder: Ordered that the city treasurer appear before the City Council to explain the tax taking process and inform residents what remedies the City of Malden has to ease this burden during these difficult economic times. Furthermore, how the City of Malden can improve the unpaid tax notification process, with specific care and attention given to our elderly residents 75 years and older.   Action details Not available
343-21 1  ResolutionResolve: That the City Clerk prepare and present to the City Council a hard copy and digital copy on Granicus of any/all Ordinances coming out of Committee. This would offer the Councillors as well as the community preparation time for public comment and review, prior to any votes or amendments on the floor.passedPass Action details Not available
285-21 1  OrdinanceOrder: Be it hereby ordained that Chapter 2, Section 6.08.070 (d) of the Revised Ordinances of 2020 be amended by adding social and Economic Empowerment applicants and designate minority business owned applicants for a retail cannabis license.ordainedPass Action details Not available
40-21 1  OrdinanceOrder: Be it ordained that Section 12.16 (Dimensional Controls) of the Revised Ordinances of 2020 be amended by revising Section 12.16.050 as to waiving rear yard setbacks in Industrial Districts by deleting reference to “rivers or water courses.ordainedPass Action details Not available
41-21 1  OrdinanceOrder: Be it ordained that Section 12.12 (Use Regulation), of the Revised Ordinances of 2020, be amended by adding new Section 12.12.200, to include Malden River Site Plan Review.ordainedPass Action details Not available
344-21 1  Committee ReportCommittee Report: Rules & Ordinance Paper # 67-21 Order: Be it hereby ordained that the City of Malden Revised Ordinances of 2020 Section 11.24.020 SITING AND INSTALLATION OF WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT be amended by adding the following additional language: 1. F. Dimensions and appearance by adding “Small Cell antennas cannot be mounted no closer than 12 feet from the nearest window, deck, or other publicly-accessible area. In addition, while the antenna shape is akin to a rounded cone, these antennas are directional in nature with the signal primarily focused up and down streets, and not directly into the residence behind the pole.” 2. L. Contents of Written Petition by adding. The carrier would then be required to attach a notice of public meeting to the pole. 3. Adding WARNING STICKER AND NODE ID Utilize the smallest and lowest visibility (e.g. yellow instead of blue) radio-frequency (RF) warning sticker required by government or electric utility regulations. Place the RF sticker as close to the antenna as received and filedPass Action details Not available
67-21 1  OrdinanceOrder: Be it hereby ordained that the City of Malden Revised Ordinances of 2020 Section 11.24.020 SITING AND INSTALLATION OF WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT be amended by adding the following additional language: 1. F. Dimensions and appearance by adding “Small Cell antennas cannot be mounted no closer than 12 feet from the nearest window, deck, or other publicly-accessible area. In addition, while the antenna shape is akin to a rounded cone, these antennas are directional in nature with the signal primarily focused up and down streets, and not directly into the residence behind the pole.” 2. L. Contents of Written Petition by adding. The carrier would then be required to attach a notice of public meeting to the pole. 3. Adding WARNING STICKER AND NODE ID Utilize the smallest and lowest visibility (e.g. yellow instead of blue) radio-frequency (RF) warning sticker required by government or electric utility regulations. Place the RF sticker as close to the antenna as possible, facing directly out toward the street, oramendedPass Action details Not available
67-21 1  OrdinanceOrder: Be it hereby ordained that the City of Malden Revised Ordinances of 2020 Section 11.24.020 SITING AND INSTALLATION OF WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT be amended by adding the following additional language: 1. F. Dimensions and appearance by adding “Small Cell antennas cannot be mounted no closer than 12 feet from the nearest window, deck, or other publicly-accessible area. In addition, while the antenna shape is akin to a rounded cone, these antennas are directional in nature with the signal primarily focused up and down streets, and not directly into the residence behind the pole.” 2. L. Contents of Written Petition by adding. The carrier would then be required to attach a notice of public meeting to the pole. 3. Adding WARNING STICKER AND NODE ID Utilize the smallest and lowest visibility (e.g. yellow instead of blue) radio-frequency (RF) warning sticker required by government or electric utility regulations. Place the RF sticker as close to the antenna as possible, facing directly out toward the street, orenrolled as amendedPass Action details Not available
67-21 1  OrdinanceOrder: Be it hereby ordained that the City of Malden Revised Ordinances of 2020 Section 11.24.020 SITING AND INSTALLATION OF WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT be amended by adding the following additional language: 1. F. Dimensions and appearance by adding “Small Cell antennas cannot be mounted no closer than 12 feet from the nearest window, deck, or other publicly-accessible area. In addition, while the antenna shape is akin to a rounded cone, these antennas are directional in nature with the signal primarily focused up and down streets, and not directly into the residence behind the pole.” 2. L. Contents of Written Petition by adding. The carrier would then be required to attach a notice of public meeting to the pole. 3. Adding WARNING STICKER AND NODE ID Utilize the smallest and lowest visibility (e.g. yellow instead of blue) radio-frequency (RF) warning sticker required by government or electric utility regulations. Place the RF sticker as close to the antenna as possible, facing directly out toward the street, orordainedPass Action details Not available
345-21 1  Committee ReportCommittee Report: Rules & Ordinance Paper # 264-21 Order: Be it hereby ordained by the Malden City Council that Section 2.04.010 of the Revised Ordinances of 2020 be stricken and the following new Section 2.040.010 be inserted in place thereof: 2.04.010 HOURS CERTAIN OFFICES TO BE OPEN The Mayor shall establish and may, from time to time, amend a regular schedule of days and hours during which administrative offices of the city will be open to the public. The Mayor may temporarily alter the schedule so established in observance of legal holidays or when it is deemed that opening poses a threat to the health, safety or welfare of city employees or the public.received and filedPass Action details Not available
264-21 1  OrdinanceOrder: Be it hereby ordained by the Malden City Council that Section 2.04.010 of the Revised Ordinances of 2020 be stricken and the following new Section 2.040.010 be inserted in place thereof: 2.04.010 HOURS CERTAIN OFFICES TO BE OPEN The Mayor shall establish and may , from time to time, amend a regular schedule of days and hours during which administrative offices of the city will be open to the public. The Mayor may temporarily alter the schedule so established in observance of legal holidays or when it is deemed that opening poses a threat to the health, safety or welfare of city employees or the public.enrolledPass Action details Not available
346-21 1  Committee ReportCommittee Report: Public Property - (Paper # 292-21, 293-21 & 294-21) - Total 7 sites approved. The standing committee on Public Property after having considered Cellco/ExteNet Petitions recommend favorably the following locations to the full council. These petitions were recommended favorably to council at their 6/8/21 meeting; however the below petitions were left off original Committee Report to Council on 7 Broadway 133 Cross Street 11 Phillips Street 37-39 Willard Street 52 High Street 29 Ashland Street 84 Durso Avenuereceived and filed  Action details Not available
292-21 1  CommunicationThe committee will review and discuss the letter submitted by Attorney John Weaver, Cellco d/b/a/ Verizon Re: Supplemental Materials to the Small Cell Applications listed: Utility Pole #5103, Adjacent to 7 Broadway Street (the “Broadway Street Pole”); Utility Pole #4740, Adjacent to 133 Cross Street (the “Cross Street Pole”); Utility Pole #1869, Adjacent to 11 Phillips Street (the “Phillips Street Pole”); Utility Pole #2452, Adjacent to 37-39 Willard Street (the “Willard Street Pole”); Utility Pole #1355, Adjacent to 52 High Street (the “High Street Pole”).   Action details Not available
293-21 1  PetitionThe committee will review and discuss the letter submitted by Attorney John Weaver, Cellco d/b/a/ Verizon Re: Supplemental Materials to the Small Cell Applications listed: Utility Pole #1393, Adjacent to 29 Ashland Street (the “Ashland Street Pole”); and Utility Pole #55/7 VZ (NG 1136-1), Adjacent to 80 Mountain Avenue (the “Mountain Avenue Pole”).   Action details Not available
293-21 1  PetitionThe committee will review and discuss the letter submitted by Attorney John Weaver, Cellco d/b/a/ Verizon Re: Supplemental Materials to the Small Cell Applications listed: Utility Pole #1393, Adjacent to 29 Ashland Street (the “Ashland Street Pole”); and Utility Pole #55/7 VZ (NG 1136-1), Adjacent to 80 Mountain Avenue (the “Mountain Avenue Pole”).   Action details Not available
294-21 1  PetitionThe committee will review and discuss the letter submitted by Hans Eysenbach, Attorney for ExteNet Systems, Inc., RE: Request to Reconsider Recommended Denial of Attachment License Requests by ExteNet Systems, Inc., for 84 Durso Ave., 52 Malden St., and 183 Highland Ave.   Action details Not available
294-21 1  PetitionThe committee will review and discuss the letter submitted by Hans Eysenbach, Attorney for ExteNet Systems, Inc., RE: Request to Reconsider Recommended Denial of Attachment License Requests by ExteNet Systems, Inc., for 84 Durso Ave., 52 Malden St., and 183 Highland Ave.   Action details Not available
351-21 1  Committee ReportCommittee Report: License - Petitions - Paper # 162-21 AGM, 135 Eastern Avenue, Malden, MA - Outdoor Parking - 24 vehicles and Paper # 326-21 AGM, 160 Eastern Avenue, Malden, MA - increase from 18 to 24 vehicles.received and filed  Action details Not available
162-21 1  PetitionOutdoor Parking: AGM Auto Sales, 135 Eastern Ave. Malden, MA, 24 spaces (Renewal)grantedPass Action details Not available
326-21 1  PetitionPetition: Class II - AGM, 160 Eastern Ave., Malden, MA - change number of vehicles from 18 to 24.grantedPass Action details Not available
352-21 1  Committee ReportCommittee Report: Finance - Paper # 235-21 - Order: That the City Council approve an increase in the COLA base from $14,000 to $18,000 for contributory and non-contributory retirees of the Malden Retirement System.received and filed  Action details Not available
235-21 1  OrderOrder: That the City Council approve an increase in the COLA base from $14,000 to $18,000 for contributory and non-contributory retirees of the Malden Retirement System.adopted as amendedPass Action details Not available
314-21 1  ResolutionResolve: That, the Malden City Council authorize the Mayor, as Malden’s Chief Executive Officer, to allow remote participation in accordance with the requirements of 940 CMR 29.10, for all subsequent meetings of all local public bodies in the City of Malden.” “Whereas, the COVID-19 pandemic revealed the need for emergency preparedness planning for all entities, public and private; Whereas, the Governor Baker’s 2020 emergency order authorizing remote participation for public meetings, resulted in record public meeting attendance and participation in the City of Malden; Whereas, remote participation has helped enable the elderly, disabled, evening shift workers, young families, and home bound individuals participate in public meetings,   Action details Not available
347-21 1  CommunicationThe City Council will vote to go into executive session, with legal counsel for the City Council, in accordance with Exemption One (MGL c. 30A, § 21 (a) (1), and Exemption Seven (MGL c. 30A, § 21 (a) (7), to comply with, or act under the authority of, any general or special law or federal grant-in requirements, in order to act on pending complaint of June 21, 2021, by Brian DeLacey against the Malden City Council under the Open Meeting Law, MGL c. 30A, § 23 (b).   Action details Not available
353-21 1  CommunicationCouncillor Camell's intention to motion for call of Citizen Engagement Committee.    Action details Not available