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July 28, 2014
Woonsocket City Council Work Session

                                       - All Present 
 
Senior Citizens Center Funding 
Michael Marcello, Linda Plays, Linda Paul,
Barbara Waterman, Robert Picard 
Part I
Part II
Part III
Part IV
Part V
 
RI's Future Green Collar Entrepreneurs
Robert Pilkington, Ed. D.
 
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 July 21, 2014
Woonsocket City Council Meeting

                                                 - All Present
 
 Public Hearing
 
 1. Zoning-Chickens
a. Charles Lemoine, Gendron
b. John Monse
c. Alex Kithes
d. Jim Cournoyer, Gendron
e. Roland Michaud, Gendron
f. Scott Thayer - Carol Dubois
2. Redevelopment Areas

Meeting
 
3. Public Good & Welfare
a. Robert Picard, Moreau, Plays, Barbara Waterman, Marcello
b. Brien, Marcello, Moreau, Gendron, Beauchamp, Picard
c. James Allam, Jalette, Picard, Plays
d. Richard Fagnant
 e. Michaud, Brien, Bouley
f. Cournoyer
g. Lorraine Provencher - Phil Lebrecque
h. Lemoine, Plays - Dennis Desaulniers, Brien, Marcello
i. Chuck O'Neill
4. Aproval of Minutes-Consent Agenda
5. Board of Licenses-Brookline Check Ashing-Pina, Beauchamp, Jalette, Brien, Marcello
6. Street Athletic Communikty Center-Susan Kirwan
 7. Council Good & Welfare
a. Murray - Beauchamp
b. Brien, Chamberland
c. Gendron, Chamberland, Marcello
d. Moreau
8. Ordinances Passed For First Time
9. Ordinances Tabled Until This Meeting-Murray, Gendron
10. Resolutions Tabled Until This Meeing-Bouley, Brien, Marcello, Jalette
11. Use of City Property-New City Website
Mancieri, Beauchamp, Gendron, Moreau, Murray, Brien
12. Tourism Brochure-Mancieri, Gendron, Murray, Beauchamp
 
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July 15, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Budget Commissioner, Council President
Albert Brien 
 
Part I
Part II
Part III
 
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 July 7, 2014
Woonsocket City Council Meeting

                                        - All Present
 
Public Hearing 
1. Amending Comprehensive Plan-
Changing Designation of Assessor's Plats-
Pallet Exchange Facility-
Miscellaneous Provisions
City Council Meeting 
2. Public Good & Welfare
a. Charles Lemoine, Lynn Kapiskas
b. Dennis Desaulniers, Brien, Chamberland, Moreau, Mayor
c. Larry Poitras, Phil Lebrecque
3. Approval of Minutes-Consent Agenda-
Board of Licenses-Marcello
4. Lion's Club Tag Day-Gendron, Jalette
5. Senior Services of Woonsocket
a. Robert Picard
b. Mayor, Picard, Marcello
c. Beauchamp, Moreau, Gendron, Plays, Picard
6. Council Good & Welfare
a. Beauchamp
b. Brien, Chamberland
c. Jalette
d. Mancieri, Jalette, Chief Carey
e. Mayor
 7. Granting Easement for Gary Fernandes
8. Amending Comprehensive Plan-Gendron, Beauchamp,
Jalette, Brien
9. Amend Zoning-Pallet Exchange-Miscellaneous Provisions-Brien, Bouley, Gendron, Moreau
10. Acquisition of Property-Transfer of Funds
11. Certifying Officer-Use of City Property
12. Jillson Ave for Water Treatment Plant
a. Mancieri, Beauchamp, Moreau, Gendron, Jalette, Brien
b. Mayor, Jalette, Moreau
13. DBO to DB-Moreau
14. Public Safety Study-Gendron, Moreau, Chief Carey, Jalette, Mayor, Murray, Brien
15. Tax Assessment Dispute-FY15 Budget as Amended-
Brien, Marcello
 
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 June 27, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Speaker Nicholas Mattiello
Representatives Casey, Morin, Phillips
 
 Part I
Part II
 
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June 25, 2014
Woonsocket School Committee Meeting

                                                     - All Present 
Agenda 
 
Part I 
Part II
 
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 June 25, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Matt Wojcik, Tiverton Town Administrator

 
 Part I
Part II
 
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June 24, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Council President Albert Brien 
 
Part I 
Part II
 
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 June 20, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Rep. Robert Phillips
 
 Part I
Part II
 
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June 16, 2014
City Council Meeting

                                                   - All present 
 
1. Public Good & Welfare 
2. Approval of Minutes-Consent Agenda-Board of Licenses
3. Request to Pay Property Damage
4. Housing & Development Advisory Sub-committee Report
a. Gendron, Mancieri
b. Mayor, Moreau, Murray, Gendron, Mancieri
5. Council Good & Welfare
6. Amending Zoning Ordinance
Granting Easement for Gary Fernandez
Authorizing Easement for Water Main
7a. New Ordinances-New Resolutions
b. Tax Amnesty-Rules of Order
 
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June 5, 2014
City Council Work Session

                                         - Absent:  Robert Moreau 
 War Memorial Defense & Preservation Fund
 
1. Jeanne Budnick, Beauchamp, Marcello
2. Jalette, Mayor, Budnick
3. Lorraine Corey, Mayor, Jalette, Brien
4. Budnick, Tom Poole
5. Gendron, Marcello, Mayor
6. Marcello, Poole, Brien
7. Leo Turgeon, Beauchamp
8. Brien, Marcello, Budnick
 
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 Water Treatment Plant
 
1a. Brien, Mancieri, Robert Ostaski (CDM) 
b. Mancieri, Ostaski 
2. Gendron, Beauchamp, Ostaski
3. Gendron, Ostaski, Mayor
4. Cournoyer, Ostaski, Brien, Mayor, Gendron
5. Brien, Ostaski, Gendron
6. Mancieri, Cournoyer
7. Mayor, Cournoyer
 8. Cournoyer, Mancieri, Gendron, Mayor, Ostaski
9. Beauchamp
10. Cournoyer
11. Mancieri, Gendron
12. Mayor, Ostaski, Gendron
13. Cournoyer, Mayor
14. D'Agustino, Ostaski, Beauchamp, Mayor, Gendron
15. Jalette, Ostaski, Mayor
16. Brien, Tom Kogut (Div of Public Utilities), Ostaski, Beauchamp, Cournoyer
17. John Burns, Dan Darling, Gendron, Mayor
18. Cournoyer, Mayor
19. Murray, Ostaski, Brien, Marcello
 
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 June 4, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Administrator Denis Fraine, Bellingham
 
Part I
Part II
 
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June 3, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Councilman Garrett Mancieri 
 
 Part I
Part II
 
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May 30, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Rep. Michael Morin 
 
 Part I
Part II
 
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May 23, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Senator Marc Cote 
 
Part I
Part II
 
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May 22, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Mayor Baldelli-Hunt

with Jim Hummel, Chris Bouley, Roger Bouchard 
 
(Missing is beginning of Mayor discussing Mayoral Accademy) 
 
Listen 
 
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May 19, 2014
Woonsocket City Council Meeting

                                                 -All Present 
 
 1. Public Good & Welfare
a. Douglas Brown
b. Richard Fagnant, Marcello
c. Jeanne Martin
d. Allisa Barata
e. Charles Lemoine
f. Joseph Nadeau
g. Shirley Robinson
2. Approval of Minutes-Consent Agenda, Board of Licenses
3. Council Good & Welfare
a. Jalette
b. Mancieri
c. Murray
d. Beauchamp
e. Brien, Mayor
4. Street & Sidewalks-Transferring Funds-Appropriations
Gendron
5. Granting Easement for benefit of Gary Fernandez-
Gendron, Brien, Marcello, Jalette
6. Use of City Property-Cancellation of Taxes
7. Burdens to be Equally Distributed
a. Gendron, Brien
b. Moreau, Marcello, Brien
8. Establishing Small Business & Tourism Sub-Committee, Murray, Brien
9. Granting Permission to UVC Permanent Use of City Property 
a. Jalette
b. Mancieri, Brien, Gendron, Marcello, Murray
c. Richard Shatz, Joseph Nadeau, Jalette, Mayor, Brien
d. Brien, Marcello, Moreau, Gendron
10. Beautification Advisory Board-Mancieri
 
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May 17, 2014
Mayor Baldelli-Hunt
on WNRI's Saturday Soap Box
with Larry Poitras 

(First 10 seconds not recorded)
 
Part I
Part II
 
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May14, 2014
Woonsocket School Committee

                                                   -All Present 
 
1. WMS Chorus 
2. Appointment of Interim Legal Councel
3. Full Day K Presentation
a. Donoyan, Mayor
b. Carolyn Dias
c. Donoyan
4. Public Good & Welfare
a. Nicole Thomas
b. Pauline Riel
c. Alyissa Barata
d. David Gaulin
e. Sara Desjarlais, Debbie Duquette
f. Estelle Bubble
g. Brenda Fontaine
h. Nicole Burke
i. Marybeth L'Esperance
j. Ms. Moralis
k. Jeff Partington
l. LeeAnn Barret
m. Donoyan for United Way
n. Ms. Lanphouthacoul
5. Discussion & Vote on Full Day K
a. Seale, Dias
b. Pawlina, Chery Orcello
c. Chattman, Dias
d. Rivera, Spagna, Donoyan
e. Lacouture
f. Seale, Donoyan, Dias
g. Pawlina, Spagna, Dina Dutremble
h. Rivera, Lacouture, Seale
i. Pawlina, Dias, Lacouture - VOTE
6. Recognitions & Announcements-Donoyan
7. Approval of Minutes-Consent Agenda
8. Elementary & Middle School Handbooks-Seale
9. Hire Chief Information Officer-Lacouture
10. WHS Handbook-Pawlina, Henderson, Seale
11. Budget Commission's Design of WED HR Dept.-Lacouture, Seale
12. Secretary to Director of Curriculum-Lacouture, Donoyan
13. Post for Principals Positions-Rivera, Seale
14. Committee Good & Welfare
a. Lacouture
b. Chattman
c. Seale, Spagna, Dr. Bedard
d. Pawlina, Spagna, Donoyan, Lacouture
 
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May 13, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Former Council President, John Ward 
 
 Part I
Part II
Part III
 
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 May 9, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Rep. Brian Newberry
 
Part I 
Part II
 
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 May 5, 2014
Woonsocket City Council Meeting

                                             -All present
 
 1. Citizens Good & Welfare
a. Mike Debroisse
b. Carol Nasuti
c. Paul Pierannunzi
d. Richard Fagnant
e. Jeanne Martin
f. Debbie Pilon
g. Shirley Robinson, Mathews, Mayor
h. Jim Cournoyer
i. Roland Michaud, Mayor
j. Charles Souders, Mayor, Brien, Gendron, Plays
k. Lisa Paradise
l. Susan Kirwan
2. Approval of Minutes
3. Citation to Police Officer Joseph Brazil-Mayor
4. Consent Agenda-Board of Licenses
5. Council Good & Welfare
a. Beauchamp
b. Jalette, Mayor
c. Mancieri
d. Moreau
e. Murray, E.Jalette, Moreau
f. Brien
6. Teleport Communications America
7. Collection of Refuse To Waste Management Contract
a. Gendron
b. Beauchamp, Debroisse, Brien
8. Streets & Sidewalks Amendment
a. Murray, Gendron, Marcello, Brien
b. Jalette, Mayor, Brien
9. Re-appointing Allen Rivers to Zoning Board
a. Gendron
b. Jalette, Beauchamp, Moreau, Brien, Marcello
10. Appoint Richard Masse to Zoning Board
a. Mancieri
b. Gendron, Jalette
11. Use of City Property-Solid Waste & Recovery-
Cancellation of Certain Taxes
12. Establishing Water Treatment Plan Advisory Sub-Committee
a. Mancieri, Gendron
b. Moreau, Marcello, Jalette
c. Beauchamp, Brien
d. Mayor, Gendron, Jalette
13. Gendron as Chair of Water Treatment Plan Advisory Sub-Committee - Marcello, Brien
 
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May 2, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Senator Ed O'Neill 
 
 Part I
Part II
 
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April 28, 2014
City Council
Housing & Development Sub-Committee 
 
 1. Introduction-Chairman Garrett Mancieri
 2. Election of Vice Chair and Secretary
David Soucy, Denise Sierra
3. Public Comment-Roland Michaud, Susan Kirwan
4. Discussion by Whairman with Purpose of Sub-Committee - Mancieri
5. Main St. Livability Plan-Jennifer Siciliano
6. Preliminary Discussion of Creating Main St. Overlay District
a. Mancieri
b. Soucy, Mancieri, Sierra, Sandra Saillant
c. Soucy, Siciliano, Saillant, Wrona, Mancieri, Sierra
7. Location
a. Siciliano, Soucy, Mancieri, Saillant
b. Thomas Wrona, Sciliano, Michaud
8. Permitted Uses-Mancieri, Siciliano, Sierra, Gendron, Soucy, Saillant, Wrona
9. Design Guidelines
a. Siciliano, Soucy, Kirwan, Michaud, Mancieri, Sierra
b. Kirwan, Sierra, Soucy
c. Wrona, Mancieri, Gendron, Michaud, Sierra
10. Good & Welfare
Mancieri, Wrona, Saillant, Michaud, Gendron
 
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 April 21, 2014
Woonsocket City Council Meeting

                       Absent: Chris Beauchamp, Bob Moreau
 
 1. Public Hearing-2014-15 Annual Action Plan & Application
a. Roland Michaud, Joel Mathews
b. David Janik
c. Roland Michaud
2. City Council Meeting-Public Good & Welfare
a. Douglas Brown
b. David Janik
c. Roland Michaud, Marcello
d. Geraldine Barcley-King, Mayor
e. Charles Lemoine, David Janik
f. Jim Cournoyer, Mayor, Marcello
g. Roland Michaud, Mayor
3. Approval of Minutes-Consent Agenda
4. Board of Licenses
5. Jennifer LePiors, Miss Woonsocket Outstanding Teen
6. Council Good & Welfare
a. Brien, Mayor
b. Gendron 
c. Jalette, Marcello
d. Mancieri
e. Murray
 7. Teleport Communications America
8. Allen Rivers to Zoning Board-Gendron, Mancieri, Brien, Marcello
9. Cancellation of Certain Taxes-Gendron, Brien
10. Appointments-Gendron
11. Use of City Property- Murray, King
12. Suzanne Vadnais to Board of Canvassers
13. 2014-15 Annual Action Plan-Mancieri, Brien, Mayor, Gendron, Mathews
14. Correcting Chapter XVI of Woonsocket Charter, WED -Marcello, Jalette
 
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April 18, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Rep. Stephen Casey 
 
Part I
Part II
Part III
 
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April 14, 2014
Woonsocket Budget Commission Meeting

                                                 All Present 
 
1. Public Comment 
a. Joseph Renzi
b. Brenda
c. Rick Mcauliffe
d. Richard Fagnant
2. Food Services RFP-Approval of Minutes
3. Cash Flow Summary-Bruce
4. Purchases & Payments-Bruce
5. Emergency Repair CH2MHill-Bruce, Coleman, Dahl, Dutremble, Mayor
6. City Retiree Payout-Bruce, Dias
7. Dispatch Purchasing List
a. Bruce, Dias, Dutremble, Lane
b. Chief Shatraw, Dias, Mayor
c. Bruce, Chief, Dias, Dutremble
8. Assessment Bid Award-Bruce, Lane
9. School Requests for Various Positions-Spagna, Dutremble
10. WHS Principal-Dutremble
11. Various School RFP Requests
a. Dutremble, Dias, Spagna, Mayor 
b. Dutremble, Spagna, Dias
12. Appointment to Redevelopment Agency-Mayor
13. WED Legal Resignation-Donoyan
14. Full Day K Update
a. Donoyan
b. Dutremble, Donoyan
c. Dias, Lane, Donoyan
d. Mayor
15. Finalized School CBA's Discussion-Dutremble, Donoyan
16. Ordinances - Resolutions
17. Approval of City Council & School Board Minutes
 
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April 9, 2014
Woonsocket School Board Meeting

                                               All Present 
 
1a. Reconvene to Open Session 
b. Local 1137 Contracts 
c. Extension of Superintendent's Contract
2. Public Good and Welfare
a. Bernon Heights School
b. WMS Theater Group
3. Recognitions & Announcements-Donoyan
4. Approval of Minutes-Consent Agenda-Lacouture,
Spagna, Donoyan
5. WHS Building Bridges Presentation
6. Approval of 2014-15 School Calendar
7. Update WMS Hot Water Tanks-Peter Fontaine, Seale, Chattman
8. Update on Textbooks
a. Dr. Patrick McGee
b. Pawlina, McGee, Chattman
c. Seale, McGee
d. Lacouture
9. Update HR Director Salary-Lacouture, Spagna, Donoyan
10. Food Service Contract RFP-Seale, Spagna, Lacouture
11. Update on FY14 Budget Deficit-Surplus - Seale, Lacouture, Spagna
12. Superentendent's Report-Donoyan
13. School Board Good & Welfare
a1. Seale
a2. Seale, Donoyan
a3. Seale, Donoyan, Spagna
b. Lacouture, Seale, Spagna, Donoyan
c. Chattman
d. Pawlina
 
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 April 7, 2014
Woonsocket Budget Commission Meeting

                                               All Present
 
 1. Public Good & Welfare-Booth-Galoogly, Schaefer, Dutremble
2. Dispatch Consolidation 
a. Joel Mathews 
b. Dias, Coleman, Mathews
c. Schaefer, Mathews, Dias
d. Dutremble, Mathews, Chief Shatraw, Coleman
e. Mayor
3. Retirement Request-Chief Carey
 
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April 7, 2014
City Council Meeting

                                                       All Present 
 
1. Public Good & Welfare 
a. Roland Michaud 
b. Jim Cournoyer
c. Tonya Curt-Hoard
d. Phil Lebrecque
e. Norm Messier, Marcello
f. Joel Mathews
g. David Gaulin
h. Pauline Riel
2. Aproval of Minutes - Consent Agenda
3. Board of License Commissioners-Jalette, Mancieri, Marcello
4. Water Treatment Plant Matters
a. Jim Cournoyer
b. Cournoyer, Mayor
c. Cournoyer, Mayor
5. Council Good & Welfare
a. Murray
b. Beauchamp
c. Brien
d. Jalette
e. Moreau
6. Lease of Water Tower Space
7. Transfer of Funds - Overtime Cap
8. Support of Bills H7512 and S2091-Jalette
9. Tax Assessment Dispute-Mancieri
10. Cancellation of Taxes-Murray
11. Overturn School Board FDK Decision
a. Gendron, Moreau, Mayor
b. Mayor
c. Gendron, Mayor
d. Beauchamp, Gendron, Murray
e. Jalette, Mayor
f. Brien
12. Support of Bills H7207 and S2191-Jalette
13. Appointing Sub-Committee Chair-Gendron, Moreau, Marcello, Brien
14. Accepting 79 Cato St.-Beauchamp, Marcello
 
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 March 28, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Senator Roger Picard
 
Part I
Part II
Part III
 
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March 24, 2014
Budget Commission Meeting

                                                 Absent: Al Brien 
 
 1. Public Comment
a. Charles Lemoine, Mayor
b. Roland Michaud, Dutremble, Mayor, Donoyan
c. Dan Gendron, Dutremble, Mayor
d. Jeff Partington, Dias, Dutremble
e. Roland Michaud
f. Pauline Demers, Mayor, Dutremble
2. Approval of Minutes-Dutremble
3. Cash Flow
a. Bruce, Dutremble, Dias, Schaefer
b. Payables-Bruce, Coleman
c. Bruce, Schaefer, Dias
4. DMF Property Tax Presentation
a. James Savage
b. Schaefer, Savage, Dias 
5. Request for Bid Assessment-Bruce, Dias
6. City Vacancies-Coleman
7. BCI Clerk-Coleman
8. Vacant Police Officer Positions-Chief Carey
9. Purchase Tablets & Servers-Chief Carey, Dutremble, Dias, Mike O'Connell, Bruce, Schaefer
10. Raw Water Piloting
a. Dias, Mayor, Dutremble
b. Schaefer, Mayor, Dias, Dutremble
c. Dutremble, Mayor
d. Schaefer, Mayor, Gendron, Dutremble
11. Bid for Annual Material & Services-Coleman
12. Request To Fill School Vacancies
a. Coleman, Schaefer, Dutremble
b. Coleman, Donoyan, Mayor, Dias, Dutremble
c. Mayor, Dutremble, Spagna, Dias
d. Coleman, Spagna, Dutremble, Dias 
13. Retiree Payout 
14. Lease for School Copiers-Dutremble, Spagna
15. RFP for School Food Service
a. Dias, Dutremble, Spagna, Schaefer
b. Mayor, Dias, Dutremble, Spagna
c. Voting-Dutremble, Mayor, Schaefer, Kearns, Dias
16. ERATE Bid-Dutremble, Spagna, Dias
17. City Council Minutes, Council Resolutions, School Board Minutes
18. Appointment of David Lahousse-Dutremble, Schaefer, Mayor
19. Appointment of School HR Director-Donoyan
20. School & City IT-Mayor
 
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March 18, 2014
WNRI Upfront Show
Councilman Garrett Mancieri 
 
 Part I
Part II
Part III
 
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March 13, 2014
Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt
State of the City 
 
 Part I
Part II
Part III
 
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March 7, 2014
WNRI Upfront Show 
Senator Ed O'Neill
 
Part I 
Part II
Part III
 
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March 3, 2014
Woonsocket City Council Meeting

                                    All present 
 
1. Citizens' Good & Welfare 
a. Jim Cournoyer
b. Richard Fagnant
c. Tonya Curt-Hoard
d. Alithea Forcier
e. Shirley Robinson
f. Charles Souders, Mayor
g. Estelle Bubble
h. Phil Lebrecque
2. Approval of Minutes-Consent Agenda
3. Reappointment of David Lahousse to Housing Authority
4. Request of Work Session for N. Smithfield, Woon. plan
a. Jalette, Brien, Mayor
b. Gendron, Mayor, Brien, Jalette
5. Board of License Commissioners-Gendron, Murray, Beauchamp
6. Future Election and Charter Change
a. Leno Brunetti
b. Leno Brunetti
c. Jalette
d. Gendron
e. Moreau
7. Council Good & Welfare
a. Mancieri
b. Moreau
c. Murray, Mayor
d. Beauchamp
e. Brien
f. Jalette, Mayor
8. New Ordinances-Gendron
9. New Resolutions
 
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 February 28, 2014
WNRI Upfront Show
Rep. Stephen Casey
 
Part I
Part II
 
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February 24, 2014
Woonsocket Budget Commission Meeting

                                     All Present 
 
 1. Public Comment
a. Alethea Forcier
b. David Gaulin
c. Roland Richard
 d. Phil Lebrecque
e. Charles Lemoine
f. Kristen McCarthy
g. Pauline Riel
h. Dan Gendron
2. Full Day K Discussion
3. Continuation of Public Comment
i. Estelle Bubble
j. Christopher Roberts
k. Jeff Partington
l. Tonya Curt-Hoard
m. Ed Tucker
4. Approval of Minutes
5. Cash Flow
a. Bruce
b. Brien, Bruce, Dutremble 
c. Dias, Bruce
6. Layoff Notices
a. Dutremble, Donoyan
b. Dias, Donoyan, Gallogly, Dutremble
7. Transferring Funds $100K-Bruce, Brodd, Mayor, Dutremble
8. Police Bonus-Mayor
9. $10K Transfer-School Board Salaries
10. Cancellation of Taxes-Brien
11. Appointments to Redevelopment Agency-
Schaefer, Mayor
12. WWTF Change Order Request
13. School Payout - City Payout
14. School Board Minutes-City Council Minutes
15. City Vacancies Update-Duarte, Dias, Bruce, Dutremble
16. School CIO Update-School HR Update-
Donoyan, Dias, Dutremble
17. Temporary Fire Dispatcher
a. Bruce, Brien, Mayor, Dutremble, Coleman
b. Schaefer, Mayer, Coleman
c. John Burns, Schaefer, Mayor, Dutremble, Dias
d. Brien, Dutremble, Dias, Coleman, Mayor, Schaefer
18. Personnel Director-Bruce, Mayor, Brien, Dias
19. Tax Rates Survey-Schaefer
 
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February 17, 2014
Woonsocket City Council Meeting 
 
 1. Citizens Good & Welfare
a. Richard Fagnant 
b. Judy Sullivan
c. Pauline Riel
d. Alethea Forcier
e. Michael Davis
f. Don Turcotte
g. Fred Hartnett
h. John Ward
i. Roland Richard
j. Douglas Clark
k. Phil Lebrecque
l. Tonya Curt-Hoard
 m. Estelle Bubble
2. Take Resolutions Out of Order-Gendron
3. Approval of Minutes-Consent Agenda
4. Resolution Opposing Full Day K
a. Jalette, Bruce
b. Mayor
c. Gendron
d. Jalette, Mayor
e. Mancieri
f. Brien, Mancieri
g. Gendron - Vote
5. Resolution for Approval of Full Day K
a. Beauchamp, Mayor, Jalette, Moreau
b. Brien
c. Moreau, Gendron
d. Murray, Beauchamp
e. Gendron, Marcello - Vote
6. Licenses 
7. Tag Day
8. Council Good & Welfare
a. Beauchamp
b. Moreau
c. Brien, Bruce
d. Gendron
9. School Board Salaries
10. Transfer of Funds-Jalette, Bruce
11. Use of City Property-Gendron, Jalette
Cancellation of Taxes
12. Support of Bill 2269-Mancieri
13. Appointments of Budnick and Lahousse-Gendron,
Marcello, Mayor, Moreau
14. Support of Bills 7040, 7035, 2018-Mancieri, Beauchamp
 
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February 14, 2014
WNRI Upfront Show
Senator Marc Cote 
 
Part I 
Part II
 
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 February 11, 2014
WNRI Upfront Show
Rep. Patricia Morgan
 
 Part I
Part II
Part III
 
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July 30, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Mayor Lindy Peterson, Woonsocket, SD 
 
Part I 
Part II
Part III 
 
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July 23, 2014
Woonsocket Budget Commission Meeting

                                                 - All Present 
       Agenda
 
 Public Comment
a. Charles Lemoine, Mayor
b. Lorraine Corey, Mayor
Part I - Items 2 through 20 
Part II - Items 21 & 22
Part III - Items 23, 30, 31
 Part IV - Items 24, 25, 26
Part V - Item 27 
Part VI - Items 28, 29, 32 
 Supporting Document #28:  Superintendent Search Process
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July 22, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Councilman Roger Jalette 
 
Part I
Part II
 
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July16, 2014
Woonsocket School Committee Meeting

                                        -Absent: Pawlina 
 
 1. Termination of Employee Contract
2. Public Good & Welfare-Lynn Kapiskas, Chris Roberts
3. Recognitions-Approval of Minutes-Consent Agenda
4. School Committee Report-Seale
5. Nursing Medical Supplies-Spagna                            Job Description for Superintendent-Wolfgang Appointment of WHS, WACTC Principal
6. Vote to Rent Guard House-Spagna, Fontaine, Chattman
7. Appointment of Elementary Principals-DiPrete
8. Legal Councel-Selection Process for Superintendent-
Lacouture, Seale
9. Post Athletic Director Position-Lacouture, Chattman, DiPrete
10. Rescind Letters of Recommendation Policy-Seale
Thank You to Kim Blaise-DiPrete 
11.  Committee Good & Welfare
 
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 July 16, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Mayor Scott Avedisian, Warwick
 
 Part I
Part II
Part III
 
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July 9, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Mayor James Diossa
Central Falls 
 
 Part I
Part II
 
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July 8, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Councilman Daniel Gendron 
 
 Part I
Part II
Part III
 
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June 30, 2014
Budget Commission Meeting

                                            Absent: Dias, Dutremble 
 
 Enactment - View
 
1. Public Comment 
Roland Michaud, Jim Cournoyer, Lane
 2. Fire Enactment
3. Pay Increase-Collective Bargaining Agreement Tabled
 
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June 18, 2014
Budget Commission Meeting

                                                   -All Present 
 
 1. Aproval of Acting Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, FDK Coordinator
2. Approval of Minutes-Cash Flow-Resolution for Creation of Capital Reserve Fund
3. Transfer Request Ordinances-Purchases for Dispatch Equipment, Fire Truck, Rescue, Front Loader, Various Trucks for Public Works
4a FY15 Budget Presentation-City
b. FY15 Budget Presentation-School
c. Questions-Comment on Landmark
5. Public Comment
a. Lorraine Corey, Roland Michaud
b. Richard Fagnant, Jeff Partington
c. Bill Legare, Charles Lemoine
6. Budget Approval
7. Appropriation Ordinances
8a. Stop Loss Insurance-Terry Flemming
b. Question on Stop Loss
9. COPS Grant-Fire Rescue Billing
10. Yearly Bids to Public Works-Last Bension Payment of Fiscal Year-Payout Medical Buyback
11. Assistant Childrens Librarian-Fire Clothing Allowance-Advancement of School Aid-Skyward Student Information System
12. School Committee Legal Council-
School Medical Billing-
School Transportation Bid-
Meetings Minutes-Resolutions-Other
 
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June 18, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Administrator Joseph Almond, Lincoln 
 
Part I
 Part II
 
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June 11, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Cumberland Mayor Daniel McKee 
 
 Part I
Part II
 
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June 4, 2014
Woonsocket Budget Commission Meeting

                                                  - Mayor left early 
 
Part I 
Part II
 
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June 2, 2014
City Council Meeting 
 
Part I 
Part II
Part III
Part IV
Part V
 
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May 28, 2014
WNRI Upfront
North Smithfield Town Administrator
Paulette Hamilton 
 
Part I
Part II
Part III
 
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 May 22, 2014
Mayor's Informational Meeting
with City Council

                                                -All Present
 
 1. Solid Waste - Recycling
a. Mayor, Annarummo
b. Moreau, Debroisse, Mayor
c. Beauchamp, Debroisse, Jalette
d. Brien, Annarummo
e. Beauchamp, Debroisse, Annarummo, Gendron, Mayor
2. Solid Waste Fees-Mayor, Brien, Annarummo, Gendron
3. Prorating Solid Waste and Sewer Fees
a. Mayor, Annarummo
b. Jalette, Annarummo, Mayor
c. Gendron, Annarummo
4. State Property on Ave. A-Mayor, Annarummo, Gendron
5. Update on Interjurisdictional Agreements
a. Mayor, Annarummo, Brien
b. Gendron, Annarummo, Mayor, Beauchamp
6. Design and Location of New Water Plant
a. Mayor
b. Annarummo, Mayor
c. Jalette, Annarummo, Gendron, Brien
d. Mayor, Gendron
e. Beauchamp, Annarummo, Mayor
f. Mancieri, Brien, Beauchamp, Gendron Annarummo
g. Jalette, Moreau, Beauchamp, Mayor
h. Gendron, Brien, Cournoyer, Mayor
 
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May 19, 2014
Woonsocket Budget Commission Meeting

                                                          -All Present 
 
 1. Public Comment
a. William Doe, Coleman
b. Richard Fagnant, Duarte, Charles Lemoine
c. Dennis Desaulniers
d. Monique Chartier
e. Tonya Curt-Hoard
f. Pauline Demers
g. Phil Lebrecque
2. Full Day Kindergarten
a. Dutremble
b. Dias
c. Brien - VOTE
3. Cash Flow Summary-Approval of Minutes
4. Purchases and Payments-Coleman
5. Update on Non Union WED Benefits-Dutremble
6. RI Resource Recovery-Waste Management-
Mike Debroisse, Lane, Brien
7. Police Clothing Allowance-Chief Carey, Mayor
8. Fire Retirement Severance Pay-Hire Temp Dispatch-
Chief Shatraw
9. Transfer of Property Discussion-Mayor, Dutremble, Lane
10. Apppointment to Redevelopment Agency
11. CBA's
12. Resolutions
13. Second Ave. School-Brien
14. Appointments-Acting Finance Director-Dutremble
15. Meeting Minutes
16. Secretary to Director of Curriculum
Post for Citizens School Principal
WHS Principal-Donoyan, Dias, Dutremble
 
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May 20, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Council Woman Melissa Murray 
 
 Part I
Part II
 
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 May 16, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Senator Roger Picard 
 
 Part I
Part II
 
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 May 14, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Rep. Spencer Dickinson
 
Part I
Part II
 
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  May 9, 2014
1380 WNRI
"The Pulse"

with Phil Lebrecque
Guest:  Councilman Garrett Mancieri
 
Part I
Part II
Part III
 
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May 6, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Councilman Robert Moreau 
 
 Part I
Part II
Part III
 
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 May 1, 2014
RI Taxpayers
 
1. Larry Girouard
 Part A
Part B
 2. Lance Chappell
3. Larry Girouard
4. Larry Fitzmorris
Part A
Part B
5. Lance Chappell
 
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April 30, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Representative Michael Marcello 
 
 Part I
Part II
 
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 April 25, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Representative Robert Phillips
 
Part I
Part II
 
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April 22, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Councilman Dan Gendron 
 
 Part I
Part II
Part III
 
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April 18, 2014
WNRI
"The Pulse"

Phil Lebrecque 
 
Part I
Part II
Part III
 
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April 16, 2014
Woonsocket City Council Special Meeting

                                         Absent: Roger Jalette 
 
 Granting Permission to Use City Property
1. Opening-Brien, Charles Lemoine
2. Permission to Use City Property
a. Mathews
b. Gendron, Mathews, Marcello
c. Moreau, Marcello, Mathews, Beauchamp
d. Bernard, Beauchamp
e. Beauchamp, Mathews, Chief Shatraw
f. Mancieri, Murray, Mathews, Shatraw
g. Marcello, Gendron
h. Rebekah Greenwald Speck, Marcello
i. Gendron, Moreau, Brien
j. Beauchamp, Moreau, Brien, Marcello
k. Sean Debobes
l. Vote-Gendron, Marcello, Brien
m. Debobes, Brien, Beauchamp, Mathews
n. Susan, Speck
o. Lemoine, Al Valiere
p. Beauchamp, Moreau
3. Potential Appointee to Zoning Board  
a. Brien, Beauchamp, Murray, Gendron
b. Richard Masse
c. Richard Fagnant
d. Alan Rivers, Fagnant, Brien
e. Brien, Beauchamp, Fagnant
f. Brien, Masse
g. Rivers, Brien, Marcello
h. Gendron, Marcello
i. Moreau
j. Beauchamp
k. Brien
l. Moreau, Marcello, Brien, Mancieri
 
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April 11, 2014
The Pulse
Host: Phil Lebrecque
Guest:  RI Taxpayers

Larry Girouard
Larry Fitzmorris
Lance Chappell 

 
Part I 
Part II
Part III
 
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April 11, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Rep. Michael Morin 
 
 Part I
Part II
 
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April 8, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Council President, Albert Brien 
 
 Part I
Part II
 Part III
 
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April 7, 2014
City Council Work Session

                                                           All Present 
 
Discussion Regarding War Memorial Defense and Preservation Fund
Discussion Regarding United Veterans Council 
 
a. Mayor, Richard Lepine 
b. Beauchamp, Lepine, Moreau, Boisvert, Gendron, Mayor
c. Mancieri, Boisvert, Nadeau, Beauchamp
d. Gendron, Lepine, Boisvert
e. Fr. Phil Salois, Tom Poole
f. Marcello, Poole
g. Brien, Mayor, Jeanne Budnick, Gendron, Marcello
h. Corey, Marcello, Jalette
i. Brien, Lepine, Murray, Salois
j. Mayor, Poole, Boisvert, Marcello
 
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April 4, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Senator Marc Cote 
 
Part I 
Part II
 
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March 26, 2014
School Board Meeting

                                         Absent:  George Lacouture 
 
1. Close Session Votes-Seale 
2. Public Good & Welfare-Seale, Partington
3. Recognition & Announcements-Donoyan
4. Approval of Minutes-Consent Agenda-Chattman
5. Approval of 2014-2015 School Calendar-
Pawlina, McGee
6. Inspecting WMS Hot Water Tanks-Seale
7. Update of WED Financials
a. Spagna
b. Chattman, Spagna
c. Seale, Spagna
8. Appointment of HR Director, James Wolfgang
a. Seale, Donoyan, Spagna
b. Donoyan
9. Curriculum Meeting-Seale
10. School Board Good & Welfare
a. Pawlina
b. Seale, Spagna
c. Rivera
d. Chattman
 
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March 21, 2013
WNRI Upfront Show
Rep. Brian Newberry 
 
 Part I
Part II
 
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March 17, 2014
Woonsocket City Council Meeting

                                                Absent: Al Brien 
 
 1. Public Good & Welfare
a. David Fisher
b. Christopher Roberts
c. Michael Reynolds
d. Phillip Lebrecque
2. Approval of Minutes-Consent Agenda
a. Gendron, Marcello
b. Beauchamp, Marcello
3. Licenses-Tag Day-Marcello
4. Council Good & Welfare
a. Murray
b. Beauchamp
c. Jalette, Mayor
d. Mancieri
5. Traffic
6. Verizon Wireless Tower Space
a. Gendron, Marcello
b. Murray, Marcello, Jalette
c. Beauchamp, Moreau
d. Gendron, Marcello, Beauchamp
e. Vote
7. Permission To Use City Property-All Council
8. Overtime Cap-Mancieri - Cancellation of Certain Taxes
9. Housing & Development Sub-Committee
a. Gendron
b. Jalette, Marcello
c. Moreau, Mayor, Beauchamp, Murray
d. Moreau, Beauchamp
e. Gendron, Mancieri, Moreau
f. Jalette, Marcello
g. Gendron, Marcello
h. Mayor, Jalette
i. Beauchamp, Gendron
 
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March 14, 2014
WNRI Upfront Show
Rep. Robert Phillips 
 
 Part I
Part II
 
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 March 12, 2014
Woonsocket School Board Meeting

                                            Absent:  George Lacouture
 
1. Public Good & Welfare 
a. Globe School Presentation
b. Sedexo
c. Rachael Zolinsky
d. David
2. Recognitions & Announcements, Minutes-Donoyan
3. Consent Agenda-Pawlina, Spagna, Donoyan 
4. School Board Reports-Seale
5. FY15 Budget-Pawlina, Spagna
6. Job Description WHS Principal-WACTC Director
a. Rivera, Donoyan, Seale
b. Chattman, Donoyan
7. Superintendent's Report-Donoyan
8. Board Good & Welfare
a. Rivera
b. Pawlina
c. Seale, Donoyan
d. Chattman
 
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March 4, 2014
WNRI Upfront Show 
Councilman Robert Moreau
 
Part I
Part II
Part III
 
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 February 26, 2014
Woonsocket School Board Meeting
                                  Late:  Jose Rivera
1. Opening - Good & Welfare 
a. WHS Theater Students
b. Lorraine Corey
c. Rachel Zolinsky
d. Jeff Partington
2. Recognitions & Announcements-Donoyan
3. Approval of Minutes
4. Consent Agenda
a. Non-Renewals, Terminations-Lacouture, Donoyan, Ackerman
b. Ackerman, Donoyan, Lacouture, Partington 
5. School Board Report-Finance Committee-Lacouture
6. Administrative Substitute Compensation
7. Hire Temporary Legal Councel
a. Richard Kearns, Lacouture, Seale, Rivera, Pawlina
Break
b. Rivera, Seale, Pawlina, Chattman, Lacouture, Ackerman
8. Copier, Printer Leases-Spagna, Lacouture
9. FY15 Budget Presentation
a. Donoyan, Spagna
b. Lacouture, Pawlina, Spagna, Chattman
c. Lacouture, Pawlina
10. Superintendent's Report-Donoyan
11. Board Good & Welfare
a. Chattman
b. Rivera
c. Pawlina
d1. Lacouture
d2. Lacouture, Donoyan
e. Seale
 
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 February 21, 2014
WNRI Upfront Show
Rep. Doreen Costa
 
Part I
Part II
 
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February 18, 2014
WNRI Upfront Show
Councilwoman Melissa Murray 
 
Part I 
Part II
Part III
Part IV
 
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February 12, 2014
School Cimmittee Meeting 
 
1. Public Good & Welfare
a. Pothier & Coleman Schools-Children
b. Lisa Lanoue
c. Debra Duquette
d. Melissa Tessier
e. Roxanne Carey
f. Carol Lerner
g. Lynn Beaudry
h. Melissa Bouvier
i. Janet Beaubien
j. Jeff Partington
k. Ed Tupper
l. Chris Roberts
m. Phil Lebrecque
n. Tonya Curt-Hoard
o. Dennis Desaulniers
 2. Recognitions & Announcements-Donoyan
3. Approval of Minutes 
 4. Conference Requests-Seale, Filomeno
5. Non Renewals-Terminations
a. Lacouture, Donoyan, Filomeno, Cattman
b. Ackerman 
6. Discussion & Vote on Full Day K 
a. Dan Chattman, George Lacouture 
b. Soren Seale
c. Dan Chattman
d. Jose Rivera
e. Susan Pawlina
f. George Lacouture - Vote
7. State Assessment Graduation Requirement Waiver Policy and Protocol 
8. Vote to Hire Interim Legal Councel
a. Seale, Ackerman, Donoyan
b. Lacouture, Donoyan, Rivera
9. Administrative Substiture Compensation-Lacouture, Seale, Donoyan, Rivera
10. WED Financials-Chattman, Seale, Spagna
11. FY15 Budget-Spagna, Lacouture
 12. Presentation of NECAP Results
a. McGee, Filomeno, Lacouture
b. Lacouture, Filomeno, Donoyan, McGee
13. Superintendent's Report-Donoyan
14. Board Good & Welfare
a. Lacouture, Donoyan
b. Chattman, Donoyan, Lacouture
c. Rivera, Donoyan
d. Seale
e. Pawlina
15. Superintendent's Contract-Lacouture
 
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February 10, 2014
Full Day K Presentation
Budget Commission

                                       Absent: Peder Schaefer  
 
1. Presentation
 a. Superintendent Donoyan
b. Carol Lerner
c. Patrick McGee
d. Jeff Partington
e. McGee
f. Linda Filomeno
g. Joe Spagna
h. Donoyan
2. Budget Commission  
a. Dias, Mayor, Donoyan
b. Brien, Spagna, Dias
c. Brien, Donoyan, Fontaine
d. Mayor, Dutremble, Fontaine, Dias
e. Dutremble, Donoyan
3. Public Comment
a. Phil Lebrecque
b. Charles Lemoine, Mayor
c. Alethia Forcier, Donoyan
d. Rita Turcotte
e. Cindy Stepanion, Fontaine
 f. Ed Tupper, Mayor
g. Roger Jalette, Donoyan, Spagna
h. Chris Beauchamp, Donoyan, Fontaine
i. Kelly Renaud, Donoyan
j. Parent, Donoyan
k. Chris Roberts, Mayor
l. Richard Fagnant
m. Estelle Bubble
n. Dias
o. Pauline Riel
p. Tonya Curt-Hoard
q. Shirley Robinson
r. Dan Gendron, Dutremble
s. Garrett Mancieri
t. Pauline Demers
u. Don Turcotte
 
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 February 7, 2014
WNRI Upfront Show
Senator Roger Picard
 
Part I 
Part II
 
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February 3, 2014
Woonsocket City Council Meeting

                                          All Present 
 
1. Citizens Good & Welfare 
a. Tonya Curt-Hoard
b. Derek Hopkins
c. Raymond Riel
d. Charles Lemoine, Mathews, Marcello
2. Approval of Minutes-Gendron, Duarte
3. Consent Agenda-Communications
4. Board of Licenses
a. For Nelson Amparo-Mathews, Beauchamp, Gendron, Marcello
b. Pro's Liquors
c1. Main St. Emporium-Hopkins, Brien, Beauchamp, Mathews
c2. Gendron, Jalette, Marcello, Moreau, Mathews, Brien 
 c3. Mayor, Hopkins
5. Knights of Columbus Tag Day-Gendron
6. Council Good & Welfare
a. Jalette-Trash Bills- Bruce, Mayor
b. Jalette-Street Lights-Mayor
c. Jalette-Water Treatment Plant-Brodd, Marcello
d. Jalette-Contingency Acct.-Bruce
e. Jalette-Water Plant-Mathews, Mayor
f. Mancieri-Pension System-Brien
 g. Moreau-Cumberland Hl Rd-Brodd, Mathews, Mayor
h. Moreau-Investment Board-Bruce
i. Murray-Park Ave Building-Mathews
j. Beauchamp-License Applicant
k. Brien-MLK Remembrance 
7. Transferring Funds-National Grid & Verizon-
School Board Salaries-Gendron, Brien, Marcello
8. Appointments of Seale and Smith-Gendron, Brien, Beauchamp
9.  Authorizing Acceptance of Utilities, N.S.
a. Gendron, Brodd
b. Jalette, Brodd, Marcello, Beauchamp
c. Brien, Brodd
d. Moreau, Brodd, Gendron
e. Mayor - Vote
10. Cancellation of Certain Taxes-Use of City Property-
Increasing Membership of WRA-Mancieri
11. Budget Commission Hiring Process-Moreau
 
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