Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/7/2021 7:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Council Chambers 215 Pleasant Street Malden, MA 02148
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video:  
Attachments:
File #Ver.Agenda #NameTypeTitleActionResultAction DetailsVideo
553-21 1  AppointmentCouncil Re-Appointment: Sheila Fermano, 140 West Street, Malden, MA, as Municipal Hearing Officer term to expire December 21, 2024.referredPass Action details Not available
554-21 1  AppointmentCouncil Re-Appointment: Lisa Cagno, 31 Quincy Street, Malden, MA as Clerk of Committee term to expire December 31, 2022.confirmedPass Action details Not available
530-21 1  PetitionPetition: Extended Hours - Planet Fitness, 795 Eastern Avenue, Malden, MA. 24 hrs. Mon. - Fri. renewal.referredPass Action details Not available
526-21 1  PetitionPetition: Class II - Top Cars Motor, 259 Main St., Malden, MA - 35 vehicles - renewal.referredPass Action details Not available
529-21 1  PetitionPetition: Class II - Uni Auto Center, 369 Salem Street, Malden, MA 20 vehicles - renewal.referredPass Action details Not available
555-21 1  ResolutionResolve: That the City Council attend Diversity, Equity and Inclusion training in 2022 facilitated by Bybiose Larochelle. Further that the City Council establish a code of ethics and accountability system for all elected officials.passedPass Action details Not available
556-21 1  ResolutionResolve: That the Malden City Council acknowledges the detrimental impact that racism has on our residents and community and will establish a Racial Equity Commission to further examine the consequences of racism on public health and propose recommendations for a Racial Equity Plan for the City of Malden. WHEREAS the 2020 Decennial Census estimates that over 60% of all Malden residents identify as Black, Asian and Pacific Islander, Hispanic, American Indian or multiracial WHEREAS over 43% of residents are unable to effectively communicate in English which has an impact on their abilities to live healthy and fulfilling lives WHEREAS last year MHS students and staff issued a petition asking the city to support initiatives and spaces to hold dialogue around issues related to race and instances of racism in their school WHEREAS Mayor Gary Christenson declared that racism is a public health crisis in the City of Malden WHEREAS the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office has acknowledged the disproportionate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on residents of color and commissipassed as amendedPass Action details Not available
548-21 1  ResolutionResolve: That it is the sense of the City Council that a stone bench be placed on the new City Hall Plaza and dedicated to the former Mayor of Malden, Ed Lucey.passedPass Action details Not available
557-21 1  OrderOrder: The Personal and Appointments Committee develop and advertise a notice for a posting for the soon to be opening on the Cannabis Commission. Board Chair Jenelle DeVits will be leaving the Commission on December 31, 2021. The posting will be advertised for two weeks in the local print and online outlets.referredPass Action details Not available
549-21 1  OrdinanceOrder: Order: Be it hereby ordained that the Revised Ordinances of 2020 be amended as follows: Amend section 2.24.040 of Parking Enforcement Officers Salary Schedule. EFFECTIVE 7/1/20 Wages per hour $20.25 EFFECTIVE 7/1/21 Wages per hour$20.75 EFFECTIVE 7/1/22 Wages per hour $21.27referredPass Action details Not available
383-21 1  OrdinanceOrder: Alternative #1: ORDER: Be it hereby ordained that Section 12 of the Revised Ordinances of 2020 effective 1/1/2020 be amended by amending Section 12.030 Use Regulations to indicate that Warehouse and Wholesale and Distribution Uses are not allowable uses in BH (Highway Business Zones). Order: Alternative #2: ORDER: Be it hereby ordained that Section 12 of the Revised Ordinances of 2020 effective 1/1/2020 be amended by striking the first three lines of Section 12.12.010 Paragraph B and replacing that with the following, (See attached final amendment).ordainedPass Action details Not available
550-21 1  Committee ReportCommittee Report: Rules & Ordinance Paper # 536-21 - Order: Be it hereby ordained that the Revised Ordinances of 2020 be amended as follows; Amend Section 2.24.080 of Fire Fighters Salary Schedule (see attached).received and filedPass Action details Not available
536-21 1  OrdinanceOrder: Be it hereby ordained that the Revised Ordinances of 2020 be amended as follows: Amend section 2.24.080 of Fire Fighters Salary Schedule (see attached).ordainedPass Action details Not available
551-21 1  Committee ReportCommittee Report: Rules & Ordinance Paper # 464-19 - Order: That the City Council review and evaluate Section 2.30 of its ordinances known as “Community Preservation Committee, Composition: Duties, etc.” (See attached proposed amendments).received and filedPass Action details Not available
464-19 1  OrdinanceOrder: That the City Council review and evaluate Section 2.30 of its ordinances known as “Community Preservation Committee, Composition: Duties, etc.”enrolledPass Action details Not available
558-21 1  Committee ReportCommittee Report: Rules & Ordinance - Papers # 543-21 Order: That the following position be given special municipal employee status: Person who holds this position works periodically providing assistance to the Inspectional Services Department on an on-call/as-needed basis as a non-benefited, non-regular employee, and must meet one of the following criteria: (1) is not paid; (2) is part-time allowing the person the flexibility to work at another job during normal working hours if the person chooses; or (3) has not been paid by the City of Malden for more than 800 working hours during the preceding 365 days.received and filedPass Action details Not available
543-21 1  OrderOrder: That the following position be given special municipal employee status: Person who holds this position works periodically providing assistance to the Inspectional Services Department on an on-call/as-needed basis as a non-benefited, non-regular employee, and must meet one of the following criteria: (1) is not paid; (2) is part-time allowing the person the flexibility to work at another job during normal working hours if the person chooses; or (3) has not been paid by the City of Malden for more than 800 working hours during the preceding 365 days.adoptedPass Action details Not available
566-21 1  Committee ReportCommittee Report: Rules & Ordinance Paper # 405-21 Order: Be it hereby ordained that Section 12 of the Revised Ordinances of 2020 effective 1/1/2020 be amended by adding Section 12.12.300 Site Plan Review; (See Attached).received and filedPass Action details Not available
405-21 1  OrdinanceOrder: Be it hereby ordained that Section 12 of the Revised Ordinances of 2020 effective 1/1/2020 be amended by adding Title 12, Chapter 12, Section 300 Site Plan Review to the Code of the City of Malden:referredPass Action details Not available
559-21 1  Committee ReportCommittee Report: License - Petitions - The following petitions have been recommended favorably by the License Committee: Paper # 510-21 Petition - Class I - Absolute Auto Rental & Sales, Inc., 495 Broadway, Malden, MA renewal. Paper # 511-21 Petition - Class I (changed from Class II) - Smart Buy Auto Group d/b/a Smart Buy, USA, 616 Broadway, Malden, MA 26 vehicles renewal. Paper # 521-21 Petition - Class II - Richards MotorCars, Inc., 672 Broadway, Malden, MA 80 vehicles renewal. Paper # 522-21 Petition - Class II - Auto Bazaar Corporation, 17 Charles Street, Malden, MA 21 vehicles renewal. Paper # 525-21 Petition - Class II - Sica’s Automotive, Inc., 1114 Eastern Ave., Malden, MA 2 vehicles renewal. Paper # 527-21 Petition - Class II - Prestige Motors of Malden, 600 Broadway, Malden, MA 67 vehicles renewal. Paper # 528-21 - Petition - Class II - Andy’s Service Ctr, IUnc., 356 Lebanon St., Malden, MA 3 vehicles renewal. Paper # 532-21 - Amusement Machines - Pearl St. Station (Alben, Inc.), 53 Summer St., Malden, MA 2 machines renewal., Paper # 533-21 Petition - Extended Horeceived and filedPass Action details Not available
510-21 1  PetitionPetition: Class I - Absolute Auto Rental & Sales, Inc., 495 Broadway, Malden, MA - renewal.grantedPass Action details Not available
511-21 1  PetitionPetition: Class II - Smart Buy Auto Group d/b/a Smart Buy USA, 616 Broadway, Malden, MA 26 vehicles - renewal.grantedPass Action details Not available
521-21 1  PetitionPetition: Class II - Richard’s MotorCars, Inc., 672 Broadway, Malden, MA - 80 vehicles - renewal.grantedPass Action details Not available
522-21 1  PetitionPetition: Class II - Auto Bazaar Corporation, 17 Charles Street, Malden, MA - 21 vehicles - renewal.grantedPass Action details Not available
525-21 1  PetitionPetition: Class II - Sica’s Automotive, Inc., 1114 Eastern Avenue, Malden, MA - 2 vehicles - renewal.grantedPass Action details Not available
527-21 1  PetitionPetition: Class II - Prestige Motors of Malden, 600 Broadway, Malden, MA 67 vehicles - renewal.grantedPass Action details Not available
528-21 1  PetitionPetition: Class II - Andy’s Service Center, Inc., 356 Lebanon St., Malden, MA - 3 vehicles - renewal.grantedPass Action details Not available
532-21 1  PetitionPetition: Amusement Machines - Pearl St. Station (Alben, Inc.), 53 Summer St., Malden, MA - 2 machines - renewal.grantedPass Action details Not available
533-21 1  PetitionPetition: Extended Hours - Honey Dew Donuts, 691 Eastern Ave., Malden, MA - 5 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. - 7 days; renewal.grantedPass Action details Not available
534-21 1  PetitionPetition: Lodging House - Top Tier Properties, LLC (Sir Carlton), 33 Maple Street, Malden, MA - 44 units.grantedPass Action details Not available
560-21 1  Committee ReportCommittee Report: Personnel/Appointments (Paper #474-21 Ordered: That Mayoral re-appointment: Council confirmation of Mary Hampton, 29 Beachview Terrace, Malden, MA as a member of the Historical Commission, said term to expire November 1, 2024.received and filedPass Action details Not available
474-21 1  AppointmentMayoral Re-Appointment: Mary Hampton, 29 Beachview Terrace, Malden, MA, as a member of the Historical Commission, said term to expire November 1, 2024.appointedPass Action details Not available
561-21 1  Committee ReportCommittee Report: Personnel/Appointments (Paper #472-21 Ordered: That Mayoral appointment: Council confirmation of Tovah Miller, 46 Converse Avenue #3, Malden, MA to the Disability Commission said term to commence upon confirmation by the City Council, and to expire March 15, 2024. Tovah will fulfill the unexpired term of Lauren Schipper who recently resigned due to relocating out of Malden.)received and filedPass Action details Not available
472-21 1  AppointmentMayoral Appointment: Tovah Miller, 46 Converse Avenue # 3, Malden, MA to the Disability Commission said term to commence upon confirmation by the City Council, and to expire March 15, 2024. Tovah will fulfill the unexpired term of Lauren Schipper who recently resigned due to relocating out of Malden.appointedPass Action details Not available
562-21 1  Committee ReportCommittee Report: Personnel/Appointments (Paper #519-21 Ordered: That Mayoral re-appointment: Council confirmation of Eric Rubin, 5 Sullivan Circle, Stoneham, MA as Director of Public Facilities, said term to expire December 31, 2024.)received and filedPass Action details Not available
519-21 1  AppointmentMayoral Appointment: Eric Rubin, 5 Sullivan Circle, Stoneham, MA as Director of Public Facilities, said term to expire December 31, 2024.appointedPass Action details Not available
563-21 1  Committee ReportCommittee Report: Personnel/Appointments (Paper #473-21 Ordered: That Mayoral re-appointment: Council confirmation of Paul Buckley, 115 Emerald Street, Malden, MA as a member of the Conservation Commission, said term to expire on October 1, 2023.)received and filedPass Action details Not available
473-21 1  AppointmentMayoral Re-Appointment: Paul Buckley, 115 Emerald Street, Malden, MA as a member of the Conservation Commission, said term to expire on October 1, 2023.appointedPass Action details Not available
564-21 1  Committee ReportCommittee Report: Public Property (Paper #415-21 Petition: Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Installation of necessary telecommunication equipment and corresponding aerial fiber optic cable on National Grid owned Utility Poles; Verizon also to install antennae and appurtenant equipment and aerial fiber route; to collocate small wireless facilities (also referred to as “small cells” on existing wooden utility poles located within the public right of way at the following location: 1038 Salem Street with the following conditions; that equipment not be installed on any poles or adjacent to double poles until National Grid replaces them and these installations do not include mechanical cooling devices.received and filedPass Action details Not available
415-21 1  CommunicationCellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon - Installation of necessary telecommunication equipment and corresponding aerial fiber optic cable on National Grid owned Utility Poles; Verizon also to install antennae and appurtenant equipment and aerial fiber route; To collocate small wireless facilities (also referred to as “small cells” on existing wooden utility poles located within the public right of way at the following location: 1. 1038 Salem St. (Re: Paper 226-21).   Action details Not available
565-21 1  Committee ReportCommittee Report: Finance (Paper #535-21 Ordered: That the sum of Five Hundred Twelve Thousand One Hundred Sixty Dollars ($512,160) be and the same is hereby transferred from Salary Reserve (0010-996-5110) to Fire Fighters Salaries (0010-220-5120).received and filedPass Action details Not available
535-21 1  OrderOrder: That the sum of Five Hundred Twelve Thousand One Hundred Sixty Dollars ($512,160) be and the same is hereby transferred from Salary Reserve (0010-996-5110) to Fire Fighters Salaries (0010-220-5120).adoptedPass 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
416-21 2  PetitionThe committee will review and discuss letter submitted by Hans Eysenbach, Attorney for ExteNet RE: Request to Reconsider Recommended Denial of Attachment Authorization Request by ExteNet Systems, Inc. for the Utility Pole Adjacent to 71 Plainfield Avenue.taken from the tablePass Action details Not available