City Council Budget Meeting – 06/08/2009

DATE 06/08/2009
TIME 7:00 pm
ADA Yes
LOCATION Council Chamber, Woburn City Hall, Common Street, Woburn, MA, United States

Meeting Agenda

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CITY OF WOBURN

JUNE 8, 2009 – 7:00 P.M.

SPECIAL MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL

Roll Call

Denaro

Gonsalves

                                                Drapeau

Mercer-Bruen

Galvin

Raymond

                                                Gately

Wall

Doherty

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VOTED to dispense with the reading of the previous meeting’s Journal and to APPROVE, all in favor, 9-0.

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Pursuant to Woburn Municipal Code Title 3, Article I, Section 3-3(C) and pursuant to Rule 31 of the Rules and Orders of the City Council, the President of the City Council has called for a Special Meeting of the City Council for the purposes of reviewing, conducting a public hearing and taking action as determined by the City Council on the Fiscal Year 2010 Budget, taking action on financial matters presented and pending before the City Council, and for any other matters that may legally come before the City Council.

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PUBLIC HEARING OPENED. Mayor Thomas L. McLaughlin stated that the budget is $674,000.00 less than the current year’s budget, that the city has retained all its employees and the services that the community is accustomed to, that there has been a $700,000.00 reduction in health insurance costs due to employee contract concessions, and that he asks that the budget be adopted as submitted. Paul Meaney, 1 Brandt Drive stated that he is the Executive Director of the Woburn Business Association, that there are people in the community who have lost their jobs and are not able to pay their bills and mortgages, that there is a 23% to 24% commercial vacancy rate in the city, that businesses are leaving the city because they are closing, that it is not clear how long free cash will last, that the commercial tax bill increased $1.97 per $1,000.00 of valuation last year, that some small business tax bills increased by $1,000.00, that not all residential tax bills were stable or decreased as some increased, that the Mayor stated that there will be no water or sewer rate increase this year for businesses and residents, that he asks the City Council to pledge not to increase taxes this year, that there is room for consolidation in city departments, that the Mayor submitted the budget and the City Council can reduce accounts where needed, that both the residents and the businesses must be considered when the City Council votes on the budget, and that each Alderman must look at the entire city when acting on the budget. Motion made and 2nd to close the public hearing, all in favor, 9-0.

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A discussion of the Fiscal Year 2010 Budget as submitted by the Mayor ensued in which each page of the Budget was reviewed by the City Council. On motion made and 2nd each page of the Budget was approved with all in favor (9-0) unless otherwise indicated herein.

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Motion made and 2nd to take the School Department budget out of order, all in favor, 9-0.

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Motion made and 2nd to approve the School Department budget, all in favor, 9-0.

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Alderman Galvin stated that the Assistant to the Mayor position is one that the city can do without, that there is a hiring freeze, and that the position should have remained vacant. Motion made and 2nd to reduce Assistant to the Mayor salary on Page 2 to $0, ROLL CALL: Denaro – No, Drapeau – No, Galvin – Yes, Gately – No, Gonsalves – No, Mercer-Bruen – No, Raymond – No, Wall – No, Doherty – Yes, MOTION FAILS. Motion made and 2nd to reduce Printing & Ads on Page 2 by $500.00, all in favor, 9-0. Motion made and 2nd to reduce Student Government on Page 2 by $1,000.00, ROLL CALL: Denaro – No, Drapeau – Yes, Galvin – Yes, Gately – No, Gonsalves – No, Mercer-Bruen – No, Raymond – No, Wall – No, Doherty – Yes, MOTION FAILS. Motion made and 2nd to reduce City’s Inaugural on Page 2 by $1,000.00, ROLL CALL: Denaro – No, Drapeau – Yes, Galvin – Yes, Gately – No, Gonsalves – Yes, Mercer-Bruen – Yes, Raymond – Yes, Wall – No, Doherty – Yes, MOTION PASSES. Motion made and 2nd to approve Page 2 Mayor, as amended, 7 in favor, 2 opposed (Galvin, Doherty opposed).

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Motion made and 2nd to reduce Purchasing Agent salary on Page 5 to $76,292.80, ROLL CALL: Denaro – No, Drapeau – Yes, Galvin – Yes, Gately – Yes, Gonsalves – Yes,

Mercer-Bruen – Yes, Raymond – Yes, Wall – Yes, Doherty – Yes, MOTION PASSES.

Motion made and 2nd to approve Page 5 Purchasing Agent, as amended, all in favor, 9-0.

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Alderman Galvin stated that claims and damages have been paid in the range of $75,000 however there is only $5,000.00 allocated in the budget for that purpose. Mayor McLaughlin stated that the department will carry over $37,000.00 from this year, and the

City Council has requested that claims be brought to it for review before settlement. City Auditor Surette stated that the funds from this year can be encumbered to cover potential claims and damages. Alderman Galvin stated that this line not a true reflection of what is going in that department. Motion made and 2nd to approve Page 8 Law Department, 6 in favor, 3 opposed (Galvin, Mercer-Bruen, Doherty opposed).

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Motion made and 2nd to approve Page 13 Human Resources Department, 6 in favor, 3 opposed (Gately, Wall, Doherty opposed).

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Police Captain John Murphy stated that the dog officer position is under contract, that the salary being paid is under the terms of the contract, that this is a union contract, and that the position must be funded to the contract level. Motion made and 2nd to approve Page 20 Woburn Police Department, 8 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstained (Gonsalves abstained).

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Alderman Galvin stated that the Fire Department Ambulance Maintenance and Apparatus Maintenance accounts should be paid more aggressively out of receipts, and that these line items should be reduced. Alderman Denaro stated that the Fire Chief stated that an ambulance would need to be replaced this year and that the reserves may be needed for this purpose. Alderman Gately stated that if the receipts are lower this year there may not be enough funding for the service. Alderman Galvin stated that historically the rate of ambulance service use has increased, and that the receipts are tied to insurance payments which also increase. Motion made and 2nd to approve Pages 24, 25, 26 and 27 Woburn Fire Department collectively, all in favor, 9-0.

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President Doherty stated that the fees collected by the Sealer of Weights and Measures was only $6,000.00 this year when $10,000.00 was estimated. Alderman Drapeau stated that it would seem that the fees should stay consistent. City Auditor Surette stated that the receipts collected for the prior year was $9,000.00. Motion made and 2nd to approve Page 29 Sealer of Weights and Measures Department, all in favor, 9-0.

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Alderman Gonsalves stated that the salary for the Superintendent of Public Works should be reduced by $10,000.00. Alderman Galvin stated that the salary for the Superintendent of Public Works should be reduced by $20,500.00. Alderman Gately stated the incumbent Superintendent of Public Works was the only individual to have his salary reduced last year, that the salary is less than the prior Superintendent, that the incumbent does not take health benefits, and that the incumbent is worth what he is paid. Alderman Raymond stated that he works closely with the Superintendent and based on this experience the salary should not be reduced. Alderman Drapeau stated that he has had positive responses from the Department of Public Works, that the incumbent takes on extra tasks, that the position is one of the few that will receive not salary increase this year, that this motion is surprising at this time, that the incumbent has proven himself, and that the motion seems like punishment of the incumbent for no reason. Alderman Gonsalves stated that the salary was set too high last year, that the salary was reduced by $5,000.00 last year but it is still too high commensurate with the incumbent’s experience, that the remaining department heads should receive salary increases commensurate with those given to other department heads, and that another position was created in the Department of Public Works to help the Superintendent. Alderman Denaro stated that the

Deputy Superintendent of Public Works receives a salary of $79,113.02. President Doherty stated that the Project Manager’s salary was increased to $39,975.00. Alderman Gately stated that there was a position at the Department of Public Works that was vacant and the incumbent Project Manager took the position, that the Project Manager also provides support to the City Engineer, and that the Project Manager inspects the Chapter 90 projects. Mayor McLaughlin stated that the Project Manager position was bargained with the union. Motion made and 2nd to reduce the Superintendent of Public Works salary on Page 33 by $20,500.00, 2 in favor, 7 opposed (Denaro, Drapeau, Gately, Gonsalves, Mercer-Bruen, Raymond, Wall opposed). Motion made and 2nd to reduce the

Superintendent of Public Works salary on Page 33 by $10,000.00, ROLL CALL: Denaro

– No, Drapeau – No, Galvin – Yes, Gately – No, Gonsalves – Yes, Mercer-Bruen – No, Raymond – No, Wall – No, Doherty – Yes, MOTION FAILS. Motion made and 2nd to approve Page 33 Woburn Public Works Department, 6 in favor, 3 opposed (Galvin, Gonsalves, Doherty opposed).

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Motion made and 2nd to approve Page 34 Woburn Public Works Department, 7 in favor, 0 opposed, 2 abstained (Wall, Doherty abstained).

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Motion made and 2nd to approve Page 35 Woburn Public Works Department, 8 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstained (Wall abstained).

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Alderman Galvin stated that the DPW Street/Flood Lights account should be reduced. Alderman Drapeau stated that there should be some savings in that account as the city is using more energy efficient lights. Alderman Raymond stated that the expenditures are lower in the account in this budget compared to last year as last year the city was in contract negotiation on the matter. Motion made and 2nd to reduce Street/Flood Lights on Page 39 by $20,000.00, all in favor, 9-0. Motion made and 2nd to approve Page 39 Woburn Public Works Department, as amended, all in favor, 9-0.

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Alderman Gonsalves stated that the DPW Festive Lights account should be reduced by $1,500.00 to be in line with the other community event accounts. Alderman Gately stated that there have been additional lights placed in the other commons in the city and that he would prefer to see these remain. Motion made and 2nd to approve Page 40 Woburn Public Works Department, 8 in favor, 1 opposed (Gonsalves opposed).

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Alderman Galvin stated that he wanted to hear from Parks Superintendent James Delong concerning Parks Department equipment needs. Superintendent Delong stated that there are constant breakdowns with the two older pieces of equipment, that one of the pieces is a 1995 Toro Rotary 16 foot cut and the other is a 1997 Ransomes Rotary 6 foot cut, that he is losing man hours when the equipment is out of service, that the 16 foot cut can also be used during the rain, that the department lost a position to retirement in 2003 that has not been filled, that the school department contributes to labot costs, that there was to be a minimum of $45,000.00 funding per year for equipment under a 1999 agreement, that the equipment must be kept up to date, that lease-purchase was a good method of obtaining equipment, that the department should purchase one piece of equipment each year to keep equipment current, that the trucks that are used to tow the equipment are also ten years old, that it would cost approximately $75,000.00 to purchase two pieces of equipment, that the three year lease/purchase method worked best, and that the large piece of equipment has broken down three times in the last ten days. Motion made and 2nd to suspend the rules to hear from the public concerning this matter, all in favor, 9-0.

Anthony Pandolph, 37 Elijah Street stated that he has been president of the Woburn Babe Ruth League since 1965, that the league depends on the Parks Department for baseball programs in the city, and that the Parks Department needs the equipment. A man who resides at 35 Winter Street stated that the city is the beneficiary of a new girls softball field, and that the equipment is needed to maintain the quality of the fields. Kevin Brothers stated that he is involved with Woburn Youth Soccer, that the city needs to continue maintenance of the soccer fields, and that maintaining the soccer fields is a matter of safety for the children participating in soccer. President Doherty stated that the City Council is non record supporting the Parks Department capital plan, that the Mayor will have to submit a supplemental budget to fund the equipment, and that this would be $25,000.00 per year on a three year lease. Motion made and 2nd to return to the regular order of business, all in favor, 9-0. Motion made and 2nd to transfer the sum of

$65,000.00 from Parks Part Time on Page 58 to Parks Equipment Outlay on Page 59, 2 in favor, 7 opposed (Drapeau, Galvin, Gately, Gonsalves, Mercer-Bruen, Raymond, Doherty opposed).

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Motion made and 2nd to reduce Interest on Temporary Loans on Page 67 by $50,000.00, 4 in favor, 5 opposed (Denaro, Gately, Gonsalves, Raymond, Wall opposed). Motion made and 2nd to approve Page 67 Temporary Loans Interest, 6 in favor, 3 opposed (Drapeau, Galvin, Doherty opposed).

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Motion made and 2nd to reduce Unemployment Compensation on Page 70 by $15,000.00, 8 in favor, 1 opposed (Gonsalves opposed). Motion made and 2nd to approve Page 70 Unemployment Compensation, as amended, 8 in favor, 1 opposed (Gonsalves opposed).

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Motion made and 2nd to reduce Preventative Maintenance on Page 76 by $50,000.00, 7 in favor, 2 opposed (Gately, Wall opposed). Motion made and 2nd to reduce Electricity on Page 76 by $20,000.00, 7 in favor, 2 opposed (Gately, Gonsalves opposed). Motion made and 2nd to reduce Chemicals on Page 76 by $50,000.00, 8 in favor, 1 opposed (Gately opposed). Motion made and 2nd to reduce Federal Testing on Page 76 by $10,000.00, all in favor, 9-0. Galvin stated that he wants to know why the money has not been spent for water tank inspection this year. Mayor McLaughlin stated that the Superintendent of Public Works is not available at this meeting, that the funds for this year may be encumbered, and that he would err on the side of caution to keep the water safe. Alderman Gately stated that a visual inspection of the water storage tanks was done, and that divers may be sent into the tanks for an interior inspection now that winter has passed. Motion made and 2nd to reduce Water Storage Tank Inspections & Maint. by $15,000.00, 4 in favor, 5 opposed (Denaro, Gately, Gonsalves, Raymond, Wall opposed).

Motion made and 2nd that a communication be forwarded to the Superintendent of the

Department of Public Works requesting information as to why the Water Storage Tank

Inspections and Maint. account funds have not been spent this fiscal year, all in favor, 90. Motion made and 2nd to approve Page 76 Water & Sewer Enterprise Fund, as amended, all in favor, 9-0.

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Motion made and 2nd to reduce Telephone/Alarms on Page 80 by $3,400.00, all in favor, 9-0. Motion made and 2nd to approve Page 80 Water & Sewer Enterprise Fund, as amended, all in favor, 9-0.

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Motion made and 2nd for a ten minutes recess, all in favor, 9-0.

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President Doherty called the meeting back to order.

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Motion made and 2nd to approve Page 73Water & Sewer Enterprise Fund, as amended, all in favor, 9-0.

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Motion made and 2nd to approve Page 74 Water & Sewer Enterprise Fund, as amended, in the sum of $1,389,048.74, all in favor, 9-0.

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Motion made and 2nd that the WATER & SEWER ENTERPRISE FUND BUDGET in the sum of $17,588,415.92 be ADOPTED, AS AMENDED, ROLL CALL: Denaro – Yes, Drapeau – Yes, Galvin – Yes, Gately – Yes, Gonsalves – Yes, Mercer-Bruen – Yes, Raymond – Yes, Wall – Yes, Doherty – No, MOTION PASSES.

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Motion made and 2nd that the GENERAL FUND BUDGET in the sum of $96,110,294.29 be ADOPTED, AS AMENDED, ROLL CALL: Denaro – Yes, Drapeau – Yes, Galvin – Yes, Gately – Yes, Gonsalves – Yes, Mercer-Bruen – Yes, Raymond – Yes, Wall – Yes, Doherty – No, MOTION PASSES.

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Motion made and 2nd that the total Fiscal Year 2010 budget for the City of Woburn in the sum of $11,309,661.47 excluding indirect costs be ADOPTED, ROLL CALL: Denaro – Yes, Drapeau – Yes, Galvin – Yes, Gately – Yes, Gonsalves – Yes, Mercer-Bruen – Yes, Raymond – Yes, Wall – Yes, Doherty – No, MOTION PASSES.

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City of Woburn

Additions & Deletions

Budget FY 2009

Deletions                                                                                           Account #

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Page

Department Description ORG # OBJECT #

 Amount

2

Mayor Printing  0112152 534310  $                                                500.00

2

Mayor City’s Inaugural 0112157 571009  $                                            1,000.00

2

Purchasing Purchasing Salary 0113651 511000  $                                            9,527.57

39

DPW Street Lighting 0142052 521104  $                                         20,000.00

70

Unemployment Maint 0198051 517300  $                                         15,000.00
 $                                                            ‐
 $                                                            ‐

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New General Fund Total Budget

 $                               96,110,294.29

Water & Sewer Enterprise Fund

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Page

Department Description ORG # OBJECT #

 Amount

76

Water Rental of Equipment 64258 527403  $                                         50,000.00

76

Water Pipes & Fittings 64257 543301  $                                         20,000.00

76

Water Chemicals 64252 524401  $                                         50,000.00

76

Water Federal Testing 64252 524402  $                                         10,000.00

76

Water Repair Pump Wells 64254 543010  $                                            3,400.00

74

Indirect Charges Indirect Charges  $                                                959.43
TOTAL DELETIONS  $                                      134,359.43

 $                                                959.43

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CITY OF WOBURN FISCAL 2010  BUDGET
ORDERED: that for the purpose of defraying expenses for the fiscal year  July 1,2009 / June 30, 2010 the following sums of money be and they are respectfully appropriated to the accounts and for objects and purpose herein after stated and explained:

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         Department                     Dept Code # Summary Total
  1. City  Council   0111        Salary      91,720.56

Maintenance                                       11,700.00                                                                                                        103,420.56

  1. Mayor            0121        Salary      156,133.98

Maintenance                                       27,400.00                                                                                                        183,533.98

  1. Community Services      0122        Maintenance           132,000.00              132,000.00
  2. Auditor           0134        Salary      187,528.69

Maintenance                                     110,100.00                                                                                                        297,628.69

  1. Purchasing     0136        Salary      120,922.17

Maintenance                                         2,700.00                                                                                                        123,622.17

  1. Assessor        0137        Salary      358,537.71

Maintenance                                       78,800.00                                                                                                        437,337.71

  1. Treasurer / Collector      0138        Salary      335,854.74

Maintenance                                     146,500.00                                                                                                        482,354.74

  1. Law                0151        Salary      182,000.00

Maintenance                                       25,500.00                                                                                                        207,500.00

  1. Data Processing            0154        Salary      12,000.00

Maintenance                                     208,300.00                                                                                                        220,300.00

  1. City Clerk       0161        Salary      244,830.77

Maintenance                                         7,000.00

Outlays                                                        0.00                                                                                                    251,830.77

  1. Election & Reg               0162        Salary      65,220.56 Maintenance          25,650.00

Outlays                                                        0.00                                                                                                     90,870.56

  1. License Commission      0164        Salary      12,000.00

Maintenance                                                0.00                                                                                                         12,000.00

  1. Human Resources         0170        Salary      127,142.35

Maintenance                                         9,400.00                                                                                                        136,542.35

  1. Conservation 0171        Salary      88,468.29

Maintenance                                         7,350.00

Outlays                                                 9,000.00                                                                                                    104,818.29

  1. Planning Board              0172        Salary      185,380.08

Maintenance                                         7,425.00                                                                                                        192,805.08

  1. Board of Appeals           0173        Salary      22,000.00

Maintenance                                                0.00                                                                                                         22,000.00

  1. Sundry Boards               0174        Maintenance           39,600.00               39,600.00

18-21         Police                                            0210                  Salary                                            7,796,975.80

  1. Maintenance               653,475.00
  2. Outlays        6,000.00 8,456,450.80

Page                  Department                     Dept Code #                             Summary

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24-25         Fire                                               0220                  Salary                                            5,643,527.36

  1. Maintenance               321,450.00
  2. Outlays        0.00         5,964,977.36
  3. Inspection Services     0251        Salary     446,883.91 Maintenance         11,750.00

Outlays                                                        0.00                                                                                                    458,633.91

  1. Sealer of Weights        0254        Salary     15,848.56

Maintenance                                            650.00                                                                                                         16,498.56

  1. Civil Defense              0291        Salary     36,668.38

Maintenance                                         2,500.00                                                                                                         39,168.38

  1. Woburn School           0300        Budget     45,375,182.00

31           Northeast Regional                        0301                  Budget                                            1,008,967.00

Teachers Retirement

  1. Incentive        0302        Budget     98,572.98               46,482,721.98
  2. Engineering    0410        Salary      276,662.56

Maintenance                                       50,525.00

Outlays                                                        0.00                                                                                                    327,187.56

33-36               Public Works           0411        Salary      2,373,542.02 37      Public Works       0412        Administration         33,500.00 37           Public Works           0414        Tree Moth       37,500.00 38           Public Works           0416        Surface Drain          0.00

  1. Public Works 0417        Street Maint            465,000.00 39         Public Works        0418        Snow Remove         279,000.00 39         Public Works           0419        Traffic Control         111,900.00
  2. Public Works 0420        Street Lighting         380,000.00
  3. Public Works 0421 Repair & resur 0.00 40 Public Works 0422 Sidewalk Rep 0.00 40 Public Works 0424 Comm. Events 15,500.00 40 Public Works 0425 Bridge Repair 0.00 40 Public Works 0426 Fence Repair     0.00 41     Public Works           0428        City Garage            0.00 41    Public Works           0429        Telephone        12,500.00
  4. Public Works 0430 Gas  &  Oil        285,000.00 42 Public Works 0432 Trucks & equip 253,000.00 42 Public Works 0435 Public building 438,000.00
  1. Public Works              0436        Outlays    0.00

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  1. Total Public Works      Budget     4,684,442.02
  2. Cemetery     0490        Salary      371,654.27
  3. Maintenance               0.00
  1. Outlays        10,000.00               381,654.27
  2. Board of Health           0512        Salary     328,879.28
  3. Maintenance               99,650.00
  4. Rubbish Removal        0495        Maintenance     2,733,700.00           3,162,229.28
  5. Council on Aging         0541        Salary     196,636.89

Maintenance                                       85,310.00                                                                                                        281,946.89

Page                  Department                     Dept Code #                             Summary

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  1. Veterans Benefits        0543        Salary     46,000.00 Maintenance          2,500.00

Benefits                                             212,000.00                                                                                                     260,500.00

  1. United Veterans          0544        Maintenance     8,450.00 8,450.00
  2. Public Library              0610        Salary     810,509.17
  3. Maintenance               214,790.00

1,025,299.17

  1. Recreation   0620        Salary      68,397.89

55                                                                                         Programs                                             99,320.00

56-57                                                                                       Maintenance                                       94,490.00    262,207.89

  1. Parks 0630 Salary 341,748.73 59     Maintenance 77,225.00
  2. Outlays        12,000.00               430,973.73
  3. Historical Comm.         0650        Maintenance     10,000.00               10,000.00
  4. Handicap Commission                0660     Maintenance           500.00     500.00
  5. Biotech Commission    0670        Maintenance     500.00     500.00
  6. Traffic Commission     0640        Maintenance     500.00     500.00

Human Rights

  1. Commission                0685        Maintenance     500.00     500.00 Historical District
  2. Commission                0690        Maintenance     1,000.00 1,000.00
  3. Maturing Debt             0710        Principal     900,959.00

Interest                                              404,798.21                                                                                                   1,305,757.21

  1. Interest Temp Loans   0715        Interest     100,000.00              100,000.00
  2. Woburn Retirement     0970        Salary&Maint     4,333,616.00           4,333,616.00

Non Contributory

  1. Pensions     0970        Salary      65,474.30     65,474.30
  2. Unemployment            0980        Maintenance     45,000.00               45,000.00
  3. Insurance    0980        Maintenance     14,285,940.08         14,285,940.08
  4. Medicare Tax              0980        Maintenance     680,000.00              680,000.00

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TOTAL GENERAL FUND BUDGET                                                                                96,110,294.29

5,583,614.01

10,615,753.17

1,389,048.74

16,199,367.18
17,588,415.92 16,199,367.18

73-74         Water & Sewer Enterprise Fund Budget

75-78                                                       Water = 0450

79-83                                                       Sewer = 0440

Direct Charges to Enterprise

Fund

Indirect Charges Reflected in

General fund  Total Enterprise Fund

Budget

Grand Total Fiscal

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Presented to the Mayor June 10, 2009        s/Thomas L. McLaughlin June 10, 2009

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MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS

 

ORDERED     That the Woburn City Council hereby authorizes the Board of Health to utilize a Departmental Revolving Fund under M.G.L. Chap. 44, Sec. 53E ½. The Board of Health may spend funds received without further appropriation during Fiscal Year 2010 for the purpose of purchasing additional compost bins. The “Board of Health Revolving Fund”, is to be credited with all fees and charges not to exceed $2,500.00 received during Fiscal Year 2010 from persons purchasing compost bins. Any remaining balance at June 30, 2010 is to revert to the General Fund, unless the fund is re-established. The “Board of Health Revolving Fund”, under M.G.L. Chap. 44, Sec. 53 ½ must be re-established on a year-to year basis. The

City Council, upon recommendation of the Mayor, must have an annual vote prior to the start of the Fiscal Year. This authorization makes the approved Revolving Fund effective for the ensuing Fiscal Year only. I hereby recommend the above. s/Thomas L. McLaughlin, Mayor

s/President Doherty

 

Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor June 10, 2009        s/Thomas L. McLaughlin June 15, 2009

 

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ORDERED     That the Woburn City Council hereby authorizes the Board of Health to utilize a Departmental Revolving Fund under M.G.L. Chap. 44, Sec. 53E ½. The Board of Health may spend funds received without further appropriation during Fiscal Year 2010 for the purpose landfill closure. The “Board of Health Revolving Fund”, is to be credited with all fees and charges up to $400,000.00 received during Fiscal Year 2010. Any remaining balance at June 30, 2010 is to revert to the General Fund, unless the fund is re-established. The “Board of Health Revolving Fund”, under M.G.L. Chap. 44, Sec. 53 ½ must be re-established on a year-to year basis. The City Council, upon recommendation of the Mayor, must have an annual vote prior to the start of the Fiscal Year. This authorization makes the approved Revolving Fund effective for the ensuing Fiscal Year only.

 

I hereby recommend the above. s/Thomas L. McLaughlin, Mayor

 

s/President Doherty

 

Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor June 10, 2009        s/Thomas L. McLaughlin June 15, 2009

 

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ORDERED     That the Woburn City Council hereby authorizes the Office of the Mayor to utilize a Departmental Revolving Fund under M.G.L. Chap. 44, Sec. 53E ½. The Office of the Mayor may spend funds received for cable television and telecommunications franchise fees as required under the CATV operator license agreement with the City of Woburn without further appropriation during Fiscal Year 2010 for the purpose of cable related expenditures. The “Cable Television and Telecommunications Revolving Fund”, is to be credited with all fees and charges up to

$500,000.00 received during Fiscal Year 2010. Any remaining balance at June 30, 2010 is to revert to the General Fund, unless the fund is reestablished. The “Cable Television and Telecommunications Revolving Fund”, under M.G.L. Chap. 44, Sec. 53 ½ must be re-established on a year-to year basis. The City Council, upon recommendation of the Mayor, must have an annual vote prior to the start of the Fiscal Year. This authorization makes the approved Revolving Fund effective for the ensuing Fiscal Year only.

I hereby recommend the above. s/Thomas L. McLaughlin, Mayor

s/President Doherty

 

Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor June 10, 2009        s/Thomas L. McLaughlin June 15, 2009

 

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ORDERED     That the Woburn City Council hereby authorizes the Conservation Commission to utilize a Departmental Revolving Fund under M.G.L. Chap. 44, Sec. 53E ½. The Conservation Commission may spend funds received without further appropriation during Fiscal Year 2010 for the purpose of environmental public benefit and open space acquisitions and/or protection. The “Conservation Commission’s Revolving Fund”, is to be credited with all fees and charges not to exceed $10,000.00 received during Fiscal Year 2010 from gifts, donations and monies raised. Any remaining balance at June 30, 2010 is to revert to the General Fund, unless the fund is re-established. The “Conservation Commission’s Revolving Fund”, under M.G.L. Chap. 44, Sec. 53 ½ must be re-established on a year-to year basis. The City Council, upon recommendation of the Mayor, must have an annual vote prior to the start of the Fiscal Year. This authorization makes the approved Revolving Fund effective for the ensuing Fiscal Year only.

 

I hereby recommend the above. s/Thomas L. McLaughlin, Mayor

 

s/President Doherty

 

Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor June 10, 2009        s/Thomas L. McLaughlin June 15, 2009

 

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ORDERED     That the Woburn City Council hereby authorizes the Council on Aging to

utilize a Departmental Revolving Fund under M.G.L. Chap. 44, Sec. 53E ½. The Council on Aging may spend funds received without further appropriation during Fiscal Year 2010 for the purpose of operating the Senior Center. The “Council on Aging Revolving Fund”, is to be credited with all fees and charges received during Fiscal Year 2010 up to $70,000.00. Any remaining balance at June 30, 2010 is to revert to the

General Fund, unless the fund is re-established. The “Council on Aging Revolving Fund”, under M.G.L. Chap. 44, Sec. 53 ½  must be reestablished on a year-to year basis. The City Council, upon recommendation of the Mayor, must have an annual vote prior to the start of the Fiscal Year. This authorization makes the approved Revolving Fund effective for the ensuing Fiscal Year only.

I hereby recommend the above. s/Thomas L. McLaughlin, Mayor

s/President Doherty

 

Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor June 10, 2009        s/Thomas L. McLaughlin June 15, 2009

 

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ORDERED     That the Woburn City Council hereby authorizes the Recreation Department  to utilize a Departmental Revolving Fund under M.G.L. Chap. 44, Sec. 53E ½. The Recreation Department may spend funds received without further appropriation during Fiscal Year 2010 for the purpose of purchasing playground equipment and related items for Leland Park only. The “Kids’ Kingdom Revolving Fund”, is to be credited with all fees and charges not to exceed $2,500.00 received during Fiscal Year 2010 from donations and monies raised. Any remaining balance at June 30, 2010 is to revert to the General Fund, unless the fund is re-established.

The “Kids’ Kingdom Revolving Fund”, under M.G.L. Chap. 44, Sec. 53E ½ must be re-established on a year-to year basis. The City Council, upon recommendation of the Mayor, must have an annual vote prior to the start of the Fiscal Year. This authorization makes the approved Revolving Fund effective for the ensuing Fiscal Year only.

 

I hereby recommend the above. s/Thomas L. McLaughlin, Mayor

 

s/President Doherty

 

Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor June 10, 2009        s/Thomas L. McLaughlin June 15, 2009

 

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ORDERED    That the Woburn City Council hereby authorizes the Parks Department  to

utilize a Departmental Revolving Fund under M.G.L. Chap. 44, Sec. 53E ½. The Parks Department may spend funds received without further appropriation during Fiscal Year 2010 for the purpose of construction and a maintenance of a street hockey rink at Leland Park. The “Leland Park Street Hockey Revolving Fund”, is to be credited with all fees and charges not to exceed $2,500.00 received during Fiscal Year 2010 from gifts, donations and monies raised. Any remaining balance at June 30, 2010 is to revert to the General Fund, unless the fund is re-established. The “Leland Park Street Hockey Revolving Fund”, under M.G.L. Chap. 44, Sec. 53E ½ must be re-established on a year-to year basis. The City Council, upon recommendation of the Mayor, must have an annual vote prior to the start of the Fiscal Year. This authorization makes the approved Revolving Fund effective for the ensuing Fiscal Year only.

I hereby recommend the above. s/Thomas L. McLaughlin, Mayor

s/President Doherty

 

Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor June 10, 2009        s/Thomas L. McLaughlin June 15, 2009

 

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ORDERED     That the Woburn City Council hereby authorizes the Woburn Police

Department DARE to utilize a Departmental Revolving Fund under M.G.L. Chap. 44, Sec. 53E ½. The Woburn Police Department DARE  may spend funds received without further appropriation during Fiscal Year 2010. The “Police Department DARE Revolving Fund”, is to be credited with all fees and charges not to exceed $25,000.00 received during Fiscal Year 2010 from donations and money raised. Any remaining balance at June 30, 2010 is to revert to the General Fund, unless the fund is re-established. The “Police Department DARE Revolving Fund”, under M.G.L. Chap. 44, Sec. 53 ½ must be re-established on a year-to year basis. The City Council, upon recommendation of the Mayor, must have an annual vote prior to the start of the Fiscal Year. This authorization makes the approved Revolving Fund effective for the ensuing Fiscal Year only.

 

 

I hereby recommend the above. s/Thomas L. McLaughlin, Mayor

 

s/President Doherty

 

Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED,  AS AMENDED, with the amendment as follows: That the word “DARE” be deleted where it appears and be replaced by the words “School Resources Officer” so that the title of the revolving fund is “Woburn Police Department School Resources Officer Revolving Fund”, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor June 10, 2009        s/Thomas L. McLaughlin June 15, 2009

 

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ORDERED     That the Woburn City Council hereby authorizes the Recreation Department  to utilize a Departmental Revolving Fund under M.G.L. Chap. 44, Sec. 53E ½. The Recreation Department may spend funds received without further appropriation during Fiscal Year 2010 for the purpose of a basketball league. The “Recreation Basketball Revolving Fund”, is to be credited with all fees and charges not to exceed $40,000.00 received during Fiscal Year 2010 from donations and monies raised. Any remaining balance at June 30, 2010 is to revert to the General Fund, unless

the fund is re-established. The “Recreation Basketball Revolving Fund”, under M.G.L. Chap. 44, Sec. 53E ½ must be re-established on a year-to year basis. The City Council, upon recommendation of the Mayor, must have an annual vote prior to the start of the Fiscal Year. This authorization makes the approved Revolving Fund effective for the ensuing Fiscal Year only.

 

s/President Doherty

 

Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

Presented to the Mayor June 10, 2009        s/Thomas L. McLaughlin June 15, 2009

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Motion made and 2nd that the Special Meeting of the City Council scheduled for June 9, 2009 be canceled, all in favor, 9-0.

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Motion made and 2nd to ADJOURN, all in favor, 9-0. Meeting adjourned at 9:10 p.m.

 

A TRUE RECORD ATTEST:

 

 

 

William C. Campbell

City Clerk and Clerk of the City Council

 

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