City council Budget Meeting – 06/09/2014

DATE 06/09/2014
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 9, 2014 – 7:00 P.M.

SPECIAL MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL

COUNCIL CHAMBER, WOBURN CITY HALL

  

Roll Call

                                                           Anderson                         Gaffney

                                                           Concannon                       Gately

                                                                       DiTucci                            Mercer-Bruen

                                                                       Drapeau                           Raymond

Haggerty

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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 to Rule 31 of the

Rules and Orders of the City Council, the President of the City Council has called 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 2015 Budget, taking action on financial matters presented and pending before the City Council, taking action on financial matters pending in Committee on Finance, providing a first reading for financial matters, and for any other matters that may legally come before the City Council. _________________________

 

PUBLIC HEARING OPENED. Barbara Locke, 10 Maywood Terrace stated that she is a resident of the city and a teacher at the Joyce Middle School, and that on behalf of the schools teachers she asks for City Council support for the budget. Michael Mulrenan, 937 Main Street stated that he is in support of the budget. Greg Dorchak, 31 Glenwood Avenue stated that his children attend the Reeves Elementary School, that he asks the City Council to approve the school department budget recommended by the Mayor, that the School Committee has asked for items that have long been requested, and that he supports the position of an assistant principal at the Reeves Elementary School. Meghan Chapman, 13 Bartlett Drive stated that he child attends the Woburn schools, that she attended the School Committee budget meetings, and that the proposed budget recommends the bare minimum needed by the School Department. Motion made and 2nd to suspend the rules for the purposes of taking the Woburn Schools budget, the Northeast Vocational budget and Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School District budget on page 31 out of order, all in favor, 9-0. Alderman Gately stated that he was concerned about the amount of money paid for substitute teachers, and that $685,000.00 for substitute teachers at $90.00 per substitute teacher per day. Superintendent of Public School Mark Donovan stated that the amount paid for substitute teachers is no unreasonable, that an example of an extended absence is for maternity leave, that state regulations require coverage, that not mater coordinator was in place last year and not advertising to fill the position has been placed, that the department is looking for an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher, and that there is no requirement that an ESL teacher speak a second language to be an ESL teacher. Alderman Gately stated hat out of a $53,700,00.00 school department budget the amount of money paid for substitute teachers is significant, that in addition to the $53,700,000.00 that the school department received directly from the budget there are additional costs paid for the schools out of the city side of the budget such as the debt service on new construction, water and sewer charges, sand and salt during the winter, motor vehicle fuel, workers compensation insurance, capital project costs, liability insurance and some retiree payments, that with these addition costs the school department budget is closer to $70,000,000.00, that the $53,000,000.00 budget only accounts for salaries, custodial expenses and school supplies, and that he has received complaints from parents about the amount of money that is expended to purchase supplies for their students. Superintendent Donovan stated that no student is required to make purchases in order to attend school, and that teachers prepare school supply lists at the request of parents asking for such lists. Alderman Gately stated that the budget should include information as to the procedures, policies and programs being paid for with the budget funds. Superintendent Donovan stated that the school department is always willing to answers questions however at this last moment it is difficult to answer these questions sufficiently. Alderman Gately stated that he does not see the expense for 53 new special education students reflected in the budget. Alderman DiTucci stated that she hopes that the school department will use the money to give teachers the resources they need to get the job done, and that the resources should be used in this manner as opposed to hiring additional personnel. Alderman Concannon stated that his wife serves as an occasional substitute nurse for the schools and therefore will abstain from a vote or discussion on that part of the budget, that he attended all but one of the School Committee meetings on the school department budget, that priorities of the department were identified during that process, that the school department budget is designed to improve the educational opportunities of the students, that the City Council does have authority to add to the school department budget, and that he will support the proposed budget. Alderman Anderson stated that the city budget increase is 3.1% and the school department budget is 4.2%, that with the expense of a potential new school and fire station the 4.2% increase seems too much, that he will not support the $500,000.00 for new positions and will look to reduce that amount by $250,000.00, and that the revolving fund will help with the special education expense. Alderman Drapeau stated that it is not for the City Council to decide what is best for the education system in the city, that there are inherent inefficiencies in every budget, that the school department cannot control who might become sick and when substitute teachers are therefore required, that any cuts made by the City Council will not necessarily result in a particular item being eliminated or reduced, that the School Committee decides how the school department money will be spent, and that the school department needs all the money recommended in order to progress. Alderman Raymond stated that he has been reviewing the city budgets for eight years and compares year to year data of the departments, that adding the new positions will make a difference in the quality of the school programs, that he supports the budget, and that he expects to see a difference in the school programs. Rick Metters, 20 Warren Avenue stated that his is the Chair of the School Committee, that the superintendent of schools and the School Committee members are accountable for the school department as is the City Council and the members of the community, that there are targeted investments in the budget and he expects a return on the investments, that there is accountability for each of the positions, that strategies are developing behind a mission and vision and there is data to support those strategies, that the school department is willing to do their share to be certain that the $53,000,000.00 will be well spent, that the school department is better poised to meet the needs of the Woburn students, and that the students are in a better position to go to college, enter the military and join the workforce successfully. Motion made and 2nd to close the public hearing, all in favor, 9-0. Alderman Anderson offered a motion to reduce the school department budget by $250,000.00 but there was no second. Motion made and 2nd to approve Page 31 School Department consisting of the Woburn Schools Budget and Northeast Vocational Budget, 7 in favor, 2 opposed (Anderson, Gately opposed).

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Motion made and 2nd to return to the regular order of business, all in favor, 9-0.

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

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President Haggerty called the meeting back to order.

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A discussion of the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget as submitted and recommended 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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Relative to Page 3 Mayor Community Services Department. Alderman Anderson stated that the city solicitor provided a written opinion that the anti-aid amendment in the Massachusetts Constitution prohibits the disbursement of city funds to private entities and that these amounts should not be in the city budget. Alderman Mercer-Bruen stated that if the funds are disbursed it appears that this may be breaking the law and therefore the City Council should consider the implications of this. Alderman Concannon stated that although the money has been in the budget for twenty years it is his understanding that the funds have not been disbursed. Mayor Galvin stated that the city does give a check in these amounts to these organizations. Alderman Concannon stated that in view of the opinion of the city solicitor the funds should not be disbursed. Alderman DiTucci stated that if these funds according to the city solicitor should not be in the budget then she does not understand why the funds are in the budget and why these organizations have not been informed that the funds may not be available, that these organizations will suffer if the funds are not provided, that the organizations serve basic needs of community members, and that legally the City Council should eliminate these line items but she is concerned that the organizations are not aware of such action. Motion made and 2nd to hear from the Mayor on this issue, all in favor, 9-0. Mayor Galvin stated that nothing has changed with regards to these funds from last year to this year, that all parts of the budget should be looked at as there are similar circumstances in other sections of the budget, that these organizations invoice the city for services rendered, and that this is not just a charitable donation made to the organizations. Alderman Gately stated that he does not believe that this process is illegal, and that he will support the items. Alderman Drapeau stated that if an invoice for services is received then this is different than making a donation. Motion made and 2nd to return to the regular order of business, all in favor, 9-0. Alderman Concannon stated that the public needs to know what the law says before there is a vote, that the organizations should be informed of this information, that the action in approving these funds is prohibited, and that he cannot support approving the funding. Alderman Concannon read aloud the opinion of the city solicitor relative to this issue. Alderman Mercer-Bruen stated that since invoices are submitted to the city rather than a donation to organizations this is an important distinction. Alderman Drapeau stated that the city pays for other events such as the Mayor’s Senior Dinner and recreation events, that the city is paying for those event and they benefit people, and that these organizations are invoicing the city for services rendered. Alderman Galvin stated that the city pays $5,000.00 to the Lions Club for the parade, that the city will pay $1,000.00 to Kiwanis for the fireworks, that these organizations are good charities, that the organizations do good work, and that the organizations provide invoices for services. Motion made and 2nd to return to the regular order of business, all in favor, 9-0. Motion made and 2nd to reduce Page 3 Mayor Community Services Department by $32,000.00, 2 in favor, 7 opposed (DiTucci, Drapeau, Gaffney, Gately, Mercer-Bruen, Raymond, Haggerty opposed). Motion made and 2nd to approve Page 3 Mayor Community Services Department, 7 in favor, 2 opposed (Anderson, Concannon opposed).

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Relative to Page 8 Law Department. Alderman Gately stated that the amount budgeted for legal assistance is too high, and that if more money is needed later in the year a supplemental appropriation can be requested. Motion made and 2nd to suspend the rules to hear from the Mayor, all in favor, 9-0. Mayor Galvin stated that outside counsel is required, that the city is negotiating every contract in the city, that this amount will be paid back ten times as a result of the city’s representation in negotiations, and that outside attorney treats unions with respect and dignity, and that the additional assistance is needed. Motion made and 2nd to return to the regular order of business, all in favor, 9-0. Motion made and 2nd to reduce Legal Assistance by $25,000.00, 1 in favor, 8 opposed (Concannon, DiTucci, Drapeau, Gaffney, Gately, MercerBruen, Raymond, Haggerty opposed). Motion made and to approve Page 8 Law Department, all in favor, 9-0.

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Relative to Page 9 Data Processing Department. Alderman Gately stated that the salary line item for IT Director was $80,000.00 last year and $100,000.00 this year, and that Chief Appraiser will still receive a $12,000.00 stipend if a new IT Director is hired. Alderman Anderson stated that the stipend should be reduced to allow a three month period for a new IT Director to be hired, and that if additional funds are needed then a supplemental appropriation can be requested. Motion made and 2nd to suspend the rules for the purposes of hearing from the Mayor, all in favor, 9-0. Mayor Galvin stated that the position was offered to three people at the rate of $80,000.00, that no one accepted the offer, that he has looked into outsourcing the work as the City Council suggested last year, that he is looking at a technology needs audit, that he believes that additional $20,000.00 in the salary line will be needed, that Mr. Creen will be needed for his institutional knowledge, that Mr. Creen has worked on the phone system and servers, that this has been a great deal for the city, and that he is receptive to outsourcing the work which will minimize benefits expense. Alderman Drapeau stated that he was never in favor of Mr. Creen handling the IT issues, that Mr. Creen does have institutional knowledge that the city will need, and that if the work is outsourced Mr. Creen’s knowledge will be needed and this changes his decision. Mayor Galvin stated that he will commit to outsourcing the IT Director position this year. Alderman Mercer-Bruen stated that Mr. Creen should be documenting his knowledge for the future, that she does not believe that she should pay for someone who is not going to be doing the work, that Mr. Creen can be given some time to inform the new IT Director but he should have documented his work, that the relationship should be short-term, and that the services of Mr. Creen should not be needed once the full-time IT Director is hired. Mayor Galvin stated that he will outsource the position, and that Mr. Creen will serve as the point person for the city which is a bargain. Alderman Mercer-Bruen stated that she wants information as to what Mr. Creen will do to earn the $12,000.00 stipend. Mayor Galvin stated that desktop troubleshooting will not be outsourced as the cost would be prohibitive, that Senior Engineer Brett Gonsalves also receives a stipend to provide IT services, and that there are many computer issues that need to be addressed. Alderman Concannon stated that he supports hiring and IT Director. Mayor Galvin stated that a $100,000.00 salary will attract an IT Director however the city will outsource the work and Mr. Creen will serve as point person, and that the outside consultant will provide direction by way of recommendation. Alderman Mercer-Bruen stated that it appears that a IT study is being purchased. Alderman Anderson stated that if the amount of the stipend is funded in the budget then the City Council has ratified the contract for life. Mayor Galvin stated that the City Council has to fund the contract. Alderman Concannon stated that the City Council does not have to fund a contract. Motion made and 2nd to return to the regular order of business, all in favor, 9-0. Motion made and 2nd to reduce Page 9 Data Processing from $12,000.00 to $3,000.00, ROLL CALL: Anderson – Yes, Concannon – Yes, DiTucci – Yes,

Drapeau – No, Gaffney – No, Gately – Yes, Mercer-Bruen – Yes, Raymond – Yes, Haggerty – Yes, MOTION PASSES. Motion made and 2nd that Page 9 Data Processing Department be approved, as amended, all in favor, 9-0.

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Relative to Page 16 Board of Appeals. Motion made and 2nd that Page 16 Board of Appeals be approved, 8 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstained (Concannon abstained). _________________________

 

Relative to Page 19 Woburn Police Department. Alderman Concannon stated that he abstained from voting on Page 19 as a relative is listed on Page 19. Motion made and 2nd that Page 19 Woburn Police Department be approved, 8 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstained (Concannon abstained).

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Relative to Page 24 Woburn Fire Department. Motion made and 2nd that Page 24 Woburn Fire Department be approved, 8 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstained (Drapeau abstained).

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Relative to Page 25 Woburn Fire Department. Motion made and 2nd that Page 25 Woburn Fire Department be approved, 8 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstained (Concannon abstained).

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Relative to Page 51 Veterans Benefits Department. Motion made and 2nd to suspend the rules to hear from Veterans’ Agent Larry Guiseppe, all in favor, 9-0. Veterans’ Agent Guiseppe thanked the City Council for their support. Motion made and 2nd to return to the regular order of business, all in favor, 9-0. Motion made and 2nd that Page 51 Veterans Benefits Department be approved, all in favor, 9-0.

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Relative to Pages 81 through 83 Water & Sewer Enterprise Fund. Motion made and 2nd to suspend the rules for the purposes of hearing from the Mayor, all in favor, 9-0. Mayor Galvin stated that there are sufficient funds for the departments expenses. Motion made and 2nd to return to the regular order of business, all in favor, 9-0. Motion made and 2nd that Pages 81 through 83 Water & Sewer Enterprise Fund be approved, all in favor, 9-0.

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Motion made and 2nd to suspend the rules for the purposes of conferring with the City Auditor as to the correct amounts of the Water & Sewer Enterprise Fund Budget, the General Fund Budget and the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget after adjustments, all in favor, 9-0. _________________________

 

Motion made and 2nd that the WATER & SEWER ENTERPRISE FUND BUDGET including indirect costs in the sum of $18,421,530.37 be ADOPTED, ROLL CALL: Anderson – Yes, Concannon – Yes, DiTucci – Yes, Drapeau – Yes, Gaffney – Yes, Gately – Yes, Mercer-Bruen – Yes, Raymond – Yes, Haggerty – Yes, MOTION PASSES.

On June 10, 2014, President Haggerty filed a notice of intent to file for reconsideration of his vote in favor of the motion at the next regular or special meeting of the City Council.  ________________________

 

Motion made and 2nd that the GENERAL FUND BUDGET in the sum of $112,041,397.17 be

ADOPTED, ROLL CALL: Anderson – Yes, Concannon – Yes, DiTucci – Yes, Drapeau – Yes, Gaffney – Yes, Gately – Yes, Mercer-Bruen – Yes, Raymond – Yes, Haggerty – Yes, MOTION PASSES, MOTION PASSES.

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Motion made and 2nd that the total FISCAL YEAR 2015 BUDGET for the City of Woburn in the sum of $130,462,927.54 excluding indirect costs be ADOPTED, ROLL CALL: Anderson – Yes, Concannon – Yes, DiTucci – Yes, Drapeau – Yes, Gaffney – Yes, Gately – Yes, Mercer-Bruen – Yes, Raymond – Yes, Haggerty – Yes, MOTION PASSES, MOTION PASSES.

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                 CITY OF WOBURN                                                  FISCAL 2015  BUDGET   

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that for the purpose of defraying expenses for the

ORDERED:     fiscal year                                                                                                         

July 1,2014 / June 30, 2015 the following sums of money be

and   they are respectfully appropriated to the accounts

and for objects   and purpose herein after stated          and explained:

FY 2014 Dept

       Page                  Department            Code #                                    Summary      Total                              

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  1. City  Council     0111     Salary $92,679.16         

Maintenance              $11,000.00                                                                              $103,679.16              $103,379.16

 

  1. Mayor    0121     Salary $636,227.80       

Maintenance              $64,400.00                                                                              $700,627.80              $212,302.80

 

  1. Community Services     0122     Maintenance    $32,000.00        $32,000.00  $32,000.00

 

  1. Auditor 0134     Salary $286,671.38       

Maintenance            $108,500.00                                                                              $395,171.38             $384,376.06

 

  1. Purchasing        0136     Salary $127,381.88       

Maintenance                $4,200.00                                                                              $131,581.88               $134,695.81

 

  1. Assessor           0137     Salary $504,805.19       

Maintenance              $51,100.00                                                                              $555,905.19              $550,004.19

 

  1. Treasurer / Collector     0138     Salary $366,808.33       

Maintenance            $130,000.00                                                                              $496,808.33             $492,213.96

 

  1. Law       0151     Salary $133,866.60       

Maintenance            $125,500.00                                                                              $259,366.60             $198,941.60

 

  1. Data Processing            0154     Salary $109,500.00       

Maintenance            $321,800.00               

Offset

Revolving                 -$88,000.00                                                                            $343,300.00               $332,300.00

 

  1. City Clerk 0161 Salary $270,666.00  Maintenance $6,650.00 

Outlays                          $450.00                                                                          $277,766.00                    $277,969.24

 

  1. Election & Reg 0162 Salary $67,179.16  Maintenance $31,525.00 

Outlays                              $0.00                                                                           $98,704.16                        $99,204.16

 

  1. License Commission    0164     Salary $12,000.00         

Maintenance                      $0.00                                                                               $12,000.00                    $12,000.00

 

  1. Human Resources        0170     Salary $172,335.63       

Maintenance                $8,600.00                                                                              $180,935.63               $156,843.07

 

  1. Conservation 0171 Salary $107,545.34  Maintenance $5,150.00 

Outlays                        $7,000.00                                                                          $119,695.34                   $120,412.01

 

Planning Bd/ Comm

  1. Devel     0172     Salary $240,202.67       

Maintenance              $68,500.00                                                                              $308,702.67              $298,983.92

 

  1. Board of Appeals          0173     Salary $22,000.00         

Maintenance                      $0.00                                                                               $22,000.00                    $22,000.00

 

  1. Sundry Boards 0174     Maintenance    $37,600.00        $37,600.00  $35,500.00

 

      18-21          Police                               0210      Salary                   $7,819,937.63               

  1. Maintenance           $745,249.00       
  2. Outlays       $23,600.00        $8,588,786.63       $8,657,111.40

 

      24-25          Fire                                  0220      Salary                   $6,167,354.29               

  1. Maintenance           $418,950.00       
  2. Outlays       $50,000.00        $6,636,304.29       $6,345,559.06

 

  1. Inspection Services            0251        Salary $470,980.02        Maintenance           $9,800.00          

Outlays                              $0.00                                                                          $480,780.02                      $480,923.79

 

  1. Sealer of Weights   0254     Salary        $15,848.56         

Maintenance                  $500.00                                                                               $16,348.56                  $16,348.56

 

  1. Civil Defense           0291     Salary        $38,390.86         

Maintenance                $1,500.00                                                                               $39,890.86                $39,890.86

 

  1. Woburn School       0300     Budget        $53,717,738.00  

31            Northeast Regional          0301      Budget                  $1,426,424.00               

Essex North Shore Agricultural

&Technical School

  1. District 0302     Budget             $115,725.00       

$55,259,887.00                                                                                                                       $52,689,716.00

 

  1. Engineering      0410     Salary $277,345.30        Maintenance $22,500.00   

Outlays                        $2,400.00                                                                          $302,245.30                   $300,750.68

 

33-36 Public Works 0411 Salary $2,373,132.80  37 Public Works 0412 Administration $18,000.00 

  1. Public Works     0414     Tree Moth        $26,500.00         
  2. Public Works     0417     Street Maint     $443,000.00       
  3. Public Works     0418     Snow Remove $279,000.00       

39            Public Works                    0419      Traffic Control           $85,900.00               

  1. Public Works     0420     Street Lighting $235,000.00       
  2. Public Works     0421     Repair & resur $0.00     

40            Public Works                    0422      Sidewalk Rep                     $0.00               

40            Public Works                    0424      Comm. Events           $14,000.00               

40            Public Works                    0425      Bridge Repair                    $0.00               

  1. Public Works     0426     Fence Repair               $0.00     
  2. Public Works     0428     City Garage     $0.00     

41            Public Works                    0429      Telephone                   $2,000.00               

  1. Public Works     0430     Gas  &  Oil                    $315,000.00       

Trucks &

  1. Public Works     0432     equip   $220,000.00       

Public

  1. Public Works          0435     building        $375,000.00       
  2. Public Works          0436     Outlays        $0.00                  

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  1. Total Public Works Budget        $4,386,532.80   $4,444,390.21

 

  1. Cemetery    0490     Salary $392,661.60        
  2. Maintenance           $0.00     
  1. Outlays       $10,000.00        $402,661.60       $399,404.46

 

  1. Board of Health       0512     Salary        $372,609.61       
  2. Maintenance           $63,550.00         

 

  1. Rubbish Removal   0495     Maintenance        $2,831,000.00   $3,267,159.61       $3,187,308.60

 

  1. Council on Aging    0541     Salary        $215,808.89       

Maintenance              $67,421.00                                                                              $283,229.89              $307,739.26

 

  1. Veterans Benefits 0543 Salary $87,063.20  Maintenance $2,500.00 

Benefits                   $243,001.00                                                                          $332,564.20                $618,333.00

 

  1. United Veterans      0544     Maintenance        $10,850.00        $10,850.00       $10,850.00

 

  1. Public Library         0610     Salary        $865,786.99       
  2. Maintenance           $223,290.00       

$1,089,076.99                                                                                                                         $1,083,460.93

 

  1. Recreation 0620     Salary $118,580.99        

55                                                                  Programs                  $89,320.00               

56-57                                                                Maintenance              $82,140.00 $290,040.99                                                           $291,006.65

 

  1. Parks          0630     Salary $388,369.40        
  2. Maintenance           $124,650.00       
  1. Outlays       $0.00    $513,019.40       $499,596.08

 

  1. Historical Comm.    0650     Maintenance        $5,000.00         $5,000.00       $7,500.00

 

Handicap

  1. Commission           0660     Maintenance        $500.00            $500.00       $500.00

 

  1. Biotech Commission          0670        Maintenance    $500.00       $500.00            $500.00

 

Agricultural

  1. Commission           0675     Maintenance        $1,000.00         $1,000.00       $1,000.00

 

  1. Traffic Commission            0640        Maintenance    $750.00       $750.00            $750.00 Human Rights
  2. Commission           0685     Maintenance        $1.00    $1.00    $1.00

 

Historical District

  1. Commission           0690     Maintenance        $1.00    $1.00    $1,000.00

 

  1. Maturing Debt         0710     Principal        $1,600,000.00    

Interest                    $761,400.67                                                                        $2,361,400.67              $2,417,252.42

 

  1. Interest Temp Loans           0715        Interest            $250,000.00       $250,000.00      $100,000.00

 

  1. Woburn Retirement             0970        Salary&Maint   $5,305,862.00       $5,305,862.00   $5,195,462.00

 

Non Contributory

  1. Pensions     0970     Salary $15,157.15       $15,157.15        $14,829.43

 

  1. Unemployment       0980     Maintenance        $100,000.00      $100,000.00       $100,000.00

 

  1. Insurance    0980     Maintenance        $17,276,003.07 $17,276,003.07       $17,163,160.24

 

  1. Medicare Tax          0980     Maintenance        $750,000.00      $750,000.00       $750,000.00

 

$8,120,783.77

$10,300,746.60

$1,477,512.60

$112,041,397.17 $108,587,470.61
$18,421,530.37  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$19,899,042.97 $18,421,530.37 $18,229,262.88

TOTAL GENERAL FUND BUDGET

Water & Sewer

Enterprise Fund

74-75          Budget

Water =

76-79                                                  0450

Sewer =

80-84                                                  0440

Direct

Charges to

Enterprise

Fund

Indirect

Charges

Reflected in

General fund

Total Enterprise Fund Budget

 

 

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Grand

Total

Fiscal

2015

Budget $130,462,927.54 $126,207,733.49

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On June 10, 2014, President Haggerty filed a notice of intent to file for reconsideration of his vote in favor of the motion at the next regular or special meeting of the City Council.  _________________________

 

ORDERED     That the sum of $40,000.00 be and is hereby appropriated from Cemetery Interest Fund and distributed as follows for Fiscal Year 2015: $10,000.00 to Utility Acct 0149052-521103, $10,000.00 to New Equipment 0149058586600, $2,000.00 to Office Supplies 0149054-542000, $6,000.00 to

Equip/Bldg Main 0149054-543000, $10,000.00 to Tools/Supplies Acct 0149054-5461000, $2,000.00 to Over-time Acct 0149051-513100

 

I hereby approve the above: s/William Kerns, Chairperson

I hereby recommend the above: s/Scott D. Galvin, Mayor

I have reviewed the above: s/Charles Doherty, Deputy Auditor

 

s/President Haggerty

 

Motion made and 2nd that the MATTER be REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON FINANCE, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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Motion made and 2nd to suspend the rules for the purposes of taking the following thirteen matters from Committee on Finance, all in favor, 9-0.

 

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On the Order to appropriate the sum of $38,000.00 from BLS/Ambulance Receipts Acct to Fire/Salary Acct, Fire/Clerk Salary Acct and Ambulance/Salary Acct. Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

           Presented to the Mayor: June 12, 2014              s/Scott D. Galvin June 12, 2014

 

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On the Order to appropriate the sum of $1,000.00 from Sand & Gravel Acct to Flag Day Acct. Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

           Presented to the Mayor: June 12, 2014              s/Scott D. Galvin June 12, 2014

 

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On the Order to reauthorize the Mayor Spence Farm Revolving Fund. Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

           Presented to the Mayor: June 12, 2014              s/Scott D. Galvin June 12, 2014

 

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On the Order to reauthorize the Conservation Commission Revolving Fund. Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

           Presented to the Mayor: June 12, 2014              s/Scott D. Galvin June 12, 2014

 

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On the Order to reauthorize the Woburn Police Department School Resources Officer Revolving Fund. Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

           Presented to the Mayor: June 12, 2014              s/Scott D. Galvin June 12, 2014

 

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On the Order to reauthorize the Board of Health Landfill Closure Revolving Fund.

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

           Presented to the Mayor: June 12, 2014              s/Scott D. Galvin June 12, 2014

 

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On the Order to reauthorize the Council on Aging Revolving Fund. Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

           Presented to the Mayor: June 12, 2014              s/Scott D. Galvin June 12, 2014

 

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On the Order to reauthorize the Recreation Department Basketball Revolving Fund.

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

           Presented to the Mayor: June 12, 2014              s/Scott D. Galvin June 12, 2014

 

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On the Order to reauthorize the Department of Public Works Liberty Elm Tree Revolving Fund. Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

           Presented to the Mayor: June 12, 2014              s/Scott D. Galvin June 12, 2014

 

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On the Order to reauthorize the Mayor Special Education Departmental Revolving Fund.

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

           Presented to the Mayor: June 12, 2014              s/Scott D. Galvin June 12, 2014

 

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On the Order to reauthorize the Mayor Cable Television and Telecommunications Revolving Fund. President Haggerty stated that funds generated by the cable television companies are placed in this account, that last year the fund was limited to $80,000.00, that there is currently $79,000.00 in the account, and that if the revolving fund is reauthorized the money will roll over to the next year. Alderman Drapeau stated that the IT director position is funded through this account, and that the cable fees can be used for this purpose. Alderman DiTucci stated that the new position in the budget has a salary of $100,000.00, and that maybe the amount of the revolving fund should be adjusted to reflect this change. President Haggerty stated that the City Council requested the Mayor to put money into the budget for this position. Alderman DiTucci stated that money in this revolving fund was once used for studies of the police department and fire department, and that the City Council limited the amount of the fund following this. President Haggerty stated that the $79,000.00 balance would roll over to the next fiscal year and that amounts over $80,000.00 go to the General Fund, and that the Woburn Public Media Center is not funded through this account. Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

           Presented to the Mayor: June 12, 2014              s/Scott D. Galvin June 12, 2014

 

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On the Order to reauthorize the Historical Commission Revolving Fund. Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

           Presented to the Mayor: June 12, 2014              s/Scott D. Galvin June 12, 2014

 

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On the Order to reauthorize the Board of Health Vaccines Revolving Fund. Motion made and 2nd that the ORDER be ADOPTED, all in favor, 9-0.

           Presented to the Mayor: June 12, 2014              s/Scott D. Galvin June 12, 2014

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Motion made and 2nd that the City Council Special Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. be and is hereby cancelled, all in favor, 9-0.

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Motion made and 2nd to ADJOURN, all in favor, 9-0. Meeting adjourned at 8:35 p.m.

 

A TRUE RECORD ATTEST:

 

 

 

William C. Campbell

City Clerk and Clerk of the City Council

 

 

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