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October 28, 2014
Economic Development Press Conference 
 
 Joel Mathews
Mayor Baldelli-Hunt
 
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October 22, 2014
WNRI's Upfront
Narragansett Town Manager
Pamela T. Nolan 
 
Part I
Part II
Part III
 
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 October 21, 2014
WNRI's Upfront
Councilman Roger Jalette
 
 Part I
Part II
Part III
 
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 October 15, 2014
WNRI's Upfront
West Warwick Town Manager,
Frederick Presley
 
 Part I
Part II
Part III
 
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October 6, 2014
Woonsocket City Council Meeting

                                               - All Present 
 
Public Hearing 
Chickens Ordinance 
 
Meeting 
1. Chickens Ordinance-Beauchamp, Jalette, Murray
2. Public Good & Welfare
a. Phil Lebrecque
b. Mayor's Presentation
c. Michael Highwater, Chief Carey
d. Richard Fagnant
e. Dennis Desaulniers, Brien Beauchamp
f. Jim Cournoyer
g. Roland Michaud, Marcello, Brien
h. Donald Turcotte
i. John Ward
j. Jon Brien
k. Alethia Forcier, Mayor
l. Richard Garriepy, Marcello
m. Jeanne Martin
3. Kevin McKenna-Re-organization, Rules of Order
Gendron, Jalette
4. Amending Rules of Order
a. Mancieri, Beauchamp, Murray
b. Moreau
c. Mancieri, Gendron
d. Jalette, Moreau, Gendron
e. Brien - Vote
5. Approval of Minutes-Consent Agenda-Appointment of
N. David Bouley- Beauchamp 
6. Board of Licenses
7. Council Good & Welfare
a. Jalette, D'Agostino
b. Murray
c. Beauchamp, D'Agostino, Brien
d. Brien, D'Agostino, Chamberland
e1. Gendron, Mayor, Carey
e2. Gendron, Marcello, Mayor
8. Water Division Cross Connection Control Program-
Murray, Marc JFiggiani, Brien, Beauchamp, Gendron, D'Agostino, Mayor, Bouley, Moreau
9. Comprehensive Plan-Sale of Lot on Veteran's Way-
Bouley, Jalette
10. Cancellation of Certain Taxes-Murray, Beauchamp
Drug Free Policy-Water Main on Circle St-
Brien, Gendron, D'Agostino
11. Water Main on Park East Drive-Gendron, Mayor, Viggiani, Beauchamp
 
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October 8, 2014
WNRI's Upfront
          Blackstone Town Administrator            Daniel Keyes 
 
Part I 
Part II
 
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September 24, 2014
Woonsocket School Committee Meeting

                                                    -All Present  
 
1. Public Good & Welfare 
a. Dennis Desaulniers
b. Jeff Partington
c. Alethia Forier
d. Estelle Bubble
e. Keith Jalette
f. Roxanne Carey
g. Daniel Guernon
2. Recognitions & Announcements-McGee
3a. Approval of Minutes-Certified Appointments
b. Field Trips Requests-Seale, McGee, Filomena, Chattman
4. School Readiness Policy (Dress Code)-Lacouture, Rapport, Seale, Pawlina, Rivera
5. Chief Information Officer Job Description-Seale, Lacouture, Wolfgang 
6. Legal Councel Retainer Fees-Seale, Lacouture, Rapport
7. WACTC Ten-month Assistant Principal-McGee
8. Seal Minutes of Closed Session-
Superintendent's Report-McGee
9. Committee Good & Welfare-Seale, Lacouture
 
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September 22, 2014
Woonsocket City Council
Work Session

                                                   - All Present 
 
Update from Acting Superintendent 
1. Brien, Mancieri, Gendron, Moreau
 
Discussion Regarding Non-Profit Agencies
2a. Beauchamp
2b. Community Care Alliance-Ben Lessing, Rita Gandhi,
Beauchamp, Moreau
3. Connecting For Children and Families-
Terry Curtin, John Dooley, Beauchamp, Moreau
4a. Seven Hills RI-Joseph Tosches, Moreau, Beauchamp
4b. Gendron, Murray, Beauchamp, Brien
 
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September 19, 2014
WNRI's Upfront
James Cournoyer 
 
Part I 
Part II
 
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 September 17, 2014
WNRI's Upfront
Councilman Christopher Beauchamp
 
 Part I
Part II
 
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September 8, 2014
Woonsocket City Council Workshop Meeting 

 Meeting
 
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September 3, 2014
WNRI's Upfront
Raymond Bacon 
 
Part I 
Part II
Part III
 
September 5, 2014
 
Part I
Part II 
Part III
 
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August 30, 2014
WNRI's Saturday Soapbox with Larry Poitras 
 
Council President Albert Brien 
Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt
 
August 26, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt 
 
 Part I
Part II
Part III
 
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August 20, 2014
Woonsocket School Committee Special Meeting

                                           - All Present 
 
 1. Personnel Recommendations
a. Wolfgang, Lacouture
b. Chattman, Wolfgang, Pawlina, McGee
2. Assistant Director of Special Education
3. Substitute Pay Update-Spagna, Seale, Lacouture

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August 13, 2014
Woonsocket School Committee Meeting 
                                   -
All Present
 
1. Public Good & Welfare-Diane Martin, Lacouture 
2. Recognitions & Announcements-DiPrete
Approval of Minutes-Consent Agenda
 3. School Committee Reports-Rivera
4. WHS Re-organization
a. Lacouture, DiPrete
b. Pawlina, DiPrete, Lacouture
5. Appointment of WHS/WACTC Principal 
a. DiPrete, Lacouture, Chattman
b. Carnell Henderson
6. Substitute Pay-Lacouture, Seale
7. FDK Report
a. Donna Coderre
b. Chattman, Coderre, Rivera, Seale, Pawlina, Wolfgang, Lacouture
8. WHS Dean of Students Job Description-
WHS Guidance Team Leader Job Description-Pawlina, DiPrete
9. Appointment of WMS 10-Month Assistant Principal-
DiPrete, Pawlina, Tonya Curt-Hoard
10. Food Service Bid Award-
Part Time Athletic Director Job Description-Lacouture,
Pawlina, Chattman, Seale
11. Elementary Administrative Salary Adjustments-Seale, Lacouture
12. Superintendent's Report-DiPrete, McGee
13. School Committee Good & Welfare
a. Lacouture
b. Chattman
c. Pawlina
d. Seale
 
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 August 4, 2014
Woonsocket City Council Meeting

                          -Absent: Gendron -Late: Jalette
 
 1. Public Good & Welfare
a. Lorraine Corey
b. Leno Brunetti
c. Dennis Desaulniers-Brien, Mayor, Chief Shatraw
d. Jason Phaneuf
e. Roland Michaud-Marcello, Brien
f. Ernie Boisvert
g. Charles Lemoine-Mayor, Chief Shatraw
2. Approval of Minutes-Consent Agenda-Board of Licenses
3. Council Good & Welfare 
a. Brien-Mayor, Chief Carey
b. Jalette-Marcello
c. Mancieri-Mayor, Chief Carey
d. Moreau-Chief Carey, D'Agostino, Mayor
e. Murray
4. Accepting Portion of Lot 23-Easement for Benefit of Gary Fernandes-Brien, Marcello, Jalette
5. Tax Assessment Dispute Settlement-Beauchamp, Moreau, Mancieri, Mayor, Brien
6. Cancellation of Certain Taxes-Brien, Marcello, Jalette
 
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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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October 29, 2014
WNRI Candidates Forum
District 50
Stephen Casey and Richard Fagnant 
Jeff Gamache, Moderator
 
 Part I
Part II
Part III
 
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October 27, 2014
Woonsocket City Council Special Meeting
Update from School Superintendent

                                           - All Present 
 
 1. Public Comment-Anita McGuire Forcier
2. Update from Superintendent-Dr. Patrick McGee,
Beauchamp, Moreau, Brien, Gendron
3. Financial Report & Student Census for All Schools-
McGee, Gendron, Baker
4. Sub-Committees-McGee, Pawlina
5. Plan to Lower Absenteeism-McGee, Moreau, Beauchamp
6. Plan to Improve Test Scores-McGee
7. Improve Test Scores & Technology
a. Mancieri, McGee, Gendron  
b. Murray, Beauchamp, Gendron, Baker, McGee
8. Increase Graduation Rates-McGee, Pawlina, Mancieri, Jalette, Moreau
9. Creating Annual Principal Reports-Mancieri, McGee, Beauchamp
10. School Uniform Policy
a. Mancieri, Moreau, Pawlina
b. Gendron, Jalette, Moreau, Forcier, Pawlina
11. FDK Update-McGee, Beauchamp, Gendron
12. School Department Vacancies-McGee, Murray
 
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October 25, 2014
WNRI's Saturday Soapbox with Larry Poitras 
 
Council President Albert Brien 
 Part I
Part II
 
Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt
Part I
Part II
 
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October 20, 2014
 Woonsocket City Council Meeting

                                                         - All Present
Agenda & Docket  
 1. Citizens Good & Welfare
a. Mayor - Mayoral Academy
b. Phil Lebrecque 
c. Bill Simonini
d. Roland Michaud
e. Cindy Stepanion
f. Alethia Forcier
g. Christopher Roberts
h. Tonya Curt-Hoard
i. Jeanne Spyrka
j. Chris Depot
k. Michelle Johnson
l. Estelle Bubble
m. Jeanne Martin, Gendron
n. Richard Dias
o. Maria Dias, Marcello, Brien
p. Walter Barron
q. Susan Kirwan
2. Approval of Minutes-Consent Agenda-
Use of Crack Filling Machine-
Gendron, Moreau, Marcello, D'Agostino, Beauchamp, Jalette, Brien
3. Withdraw Mayor's Name from RISE Mayoral Academy Application- Beauchamp, Gendron, Brien
4. Board of Licenses Commissioners
5. Councilman Gendron's 10 Items to Address
a. Gendron
b. Monthly Financial Reports & Financial Condition of City
Chamberland, Carey, Shatraw, Beauchamp, Jalette
c. Police & Fire Contracts-Marcello
d. PILOT Agreement to Socil Clubs Without Public Hearings- Marcello
e. Non-Profits Seeking Tax Relief
e1. Mayor, Beauchamp, Marcello, Brien
e2. Jalette, Mayor, Chamberland, Brien, Marcello, Beauchamp
f. Landmark PILOT Agreement-Marcello, Jalette, Mayor
g. Senior Services Lease Agreement-Jalette, Moreau, D'Agostino, Brien
h. Wastewater IJA's-Mayor, Marcello, D'Agostino, Banoub, Brien, Chamberland
i. Water Treatment Plant-D'Agostino, Mayor, Jalette, Beauchamp
j. Street Lights-Mayor, Chamberland
k. Economic Development Diamond Hill Area-Mayor, Jalette, Brien, Bouley
6. Richard Garriepy re Public Safety Matters-
Marcello, Shatraw 
7. Wastewater Treatment Plant High Efficiency Lighting-
Murray, Banoub, Gendron
8. Council Good & Welfare
a. Mancieri, Chamberland
b. Moreau, Chamberland, Marcello 
c. Murray
 d. Beauchamp
e. Brien, Marcello, Shatraw, Chamberland
f. Gendron
9. Ordinances Passed First Time
10. New Ordinances-Bouley
11. New Resolutions-Murray, Mancieri, Bouley
 
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October 7, 2014
WNRI's Upfront
Councilman Daniel Gendron 
 
Part I
Part II
Part III
 
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October 1, 2014
WNRI's Upfront
Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt 
 
Part I
Part II
 
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 September 24, 2014
WNRI's Upfront
Mayor Leo T. Fontaine
 
 Part I
Part II
 
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September 17, 2014
Woonsocket Budget Commission Meeting

                                         -Absent: Bernard Lane 
 
1. Public Comment 
a. Roland Michaud
b. Lorraine Corey
c. John Burns
d. Lynn Kapiskas
e. Christopher Beauchamp
f. Jeff Partington
2. Cash Flow Summary
3. Before & After School Daycare Provider, Dutremble-
Building Materials for Cape Cod Style House
4. RFP WFD Third Party Billing Services-
WFD Retirement Payouts
5. WED Personnel Appointments-
WED Legal Council Retention Option, Coleman-
Approve Job Spec for Purchasing Agent
6. Charter School Discussion-Dias
7. WED Substitute Pay Increase-
WED Assistant Director of Special Ed-Mayor, Dias, Brien, Lacouture
 8. Assistant Principals of WHS & WMS-
IT Job Specs-Dias
9. Approve Resolutions-Brien, Coleman, Mancieri, Dutremble, Mayor
10. Approval of Minutes-
Additional Accounts Payable for Front Loader
11. WPD Dispatch Impact Statement-
Assistant City Solicitor-
Hire Treasurer-
Technical Assistant for Audit Process-Chamberland
 
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September 15, 2014
Woonsocket City Council Meeting

                                                    - All Present
 
1. Public Good & Welfare 
a. Shirley Robinson, E. Jalette
b. Jeanne Martin, Chief Carey, Brien
c. Richard Gariepy, Chief Shatraw, Brien 
d. Dave Fortier, Brien, Bouley
e. Charles Lemoine, Chamberland
 2. Approval of Minutes-Consent Agenda
3. Board of Licenses-Moreau, Jalette, Brien, Gendron, Carey, Beauchamp
4. Water Treatment Plant-James Cournoyer
5. Water Treatment Plant-John Ward
6. Community Action Forum-Carol Wilson-Allen
7. Council Good & Welfare
a. Gendron, Brien
b. Jalette
c. Mancieri, Brien
d. Moreau
e. Murray
f. Brien, Chamberland, Gendron
8. Amending Code of Ordinance-Gendron, Jalette, Bouley, Brien
9. Accepting Lot 260 from BDHDC-Moreau
Water Tower Lease Agreement
10. Amendment of Licenses and Permits
a. Carol Frisk, Mancieri
b. Gendron, Frisk
c. Moreau, Frisk, Murray, Brien, Mancieri
11. Cancellation of Certain Taxes
12. Water Advisory Sub-Committee Appointments-
Murray, Moreau, Gendron, Jalette, Beauchamp, Mancieri, Brien
 
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September 10, 2014
WNRI's Upfront
Mayor Charles Baldelli 
 
Part I 
Part II
Part III
 
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September 2, 2014
Woonsocket City Council Meeting

                                                           - All Present 
 
1. Veterans Park Project-Jennifer & Christopher Lepine 
2. Citizens Good & Welfare
a. Phil Lebrecque, Mayor
b. Charles Myers
c. Dr. Bedard
d. Jason Marzini
e. David Lay
f. Coral Leduc
g. Robert Pilkington 
h. Roger Singh
i. Jeanne Martin
j. Alexander Kithes
k. Mousa Saeed
l. Diane Guilbert
m. Keith Thibeault
n. Charles Lemoine
o. Debbie Pilon
p. Rita Turcotte
q. Jim Cournoyer 
r. Sandra Saillant
s. Rebekah Greenwald Speck
t. Roland Michaud, Mayor, Bouley, Shatraw
u. Raymond Bourget
v. Roland Michaud
w. Tom Bouckaert, Marcello
3. Approval of Minutes-Consent Agenda-Communiications 
4. Board of Licenses-Star Bubble Tea-Vimala Phongsavonh,
Beauchamp, Jalette, Marcello, Gendron, Murray
5. Autumnfest-Bill Schneck
6. Council Good & Welfare
a. Brien, Chamberland, Shatraw, Mayor, Marcello
b. Gendon, Mayor, Jalette, Chamberland, Carey
c. Jalette, Mayor, Marcello
d. Murray
e. Moreau, Marcello, Bouley
 f. Murray
 g. Beauchamp
7. Easement for Gary Fernandes-Chickens
Gendron, Murray, Jalette, Beauchamp, Brien, Marcello
8. Blackstone Valley Housing Development Corp.
Mancieri, Moreau
9. Transfer of Funds-Gendron
Water Tower Lease
10. Permission To Use City Property-Gendron
11. RI Future Green Collar Entrepreneurs Charter School-
Mancieri, Jalettee, Beauchamp, Gendron
12. Disband Budget Commission-Mancieri, Murray, Jalette, Moreau, Mayor, Beauchamp, Brien, Gendron
13. Sell City Property to a College or University-
Mancieri, Murray, Jalette
14.  Cancellation of Certain Taxes-Marcello, Gendron
 
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September 2, 2014
WNRI's Upfront

Dr. Patrick McGee
Interim Superintendent of Schools 
 
Part I 
Part II
Part III
 
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August 27, 2014
Woonsocket School Committee Meeting

                                 - Absent:  Chattman, Rivera 
 
1. Recognitions & Announcements-Approval of Minutes 
2. Appoint Interim Superintendent of Schools
3. Consent Agenda-School Committee Reports-
Seale, Lacouture
4. Assistant Director of Special Education-
Before and After Daycare Provider-
Building Material for a Cape Cod Style House
5. Increase Substitute Pay-Seale, Pawlina
6. Hire Interim Director of Finance-McGee
7. Post Controller Position-Post Director of Finance Position-
Seale, Lacouture, Wolfgang
8. Appoint Legal Counsel-Seale, Lacouture, Pawlina
9. Athletic Activities Insurance Form-McGee, Seale, Lacouture, Pawlina
10. Committee Good & Welfare
a. Lacouture
b. Seale
c. Pawlina
d. Seale
 
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August 20, 2014
Woonsocket Budget Commission Meeting

                                              - All Present 
 
1. Public Comment-Roland Michaud 
2. Cash Flow Summary-Chamberland
3. PILOT Agreements-Mayor, Dutremble, Brien, Dias, Coleman
4. OMNI Settlement-Mayor, Dias, Brien
5. City Budget Transfer-Mayor, Brien, Dutremble, Dias
6. Police Cruiser-Lane, Chief Carey, Chamberland, Mayor
7. Additional Dispatch Equipment-
Dispatch Hiring-Chief Carey
8. Validate-Approve Fire Hiring List-
Fire Clothing Maintenance-Chief Shatraw
9. Approval of Minutes-Fire Inspection Services
10. Hire Legal Council for School Department
a. Mayor, Dutremble, Dias, Brien 
b. Brien, Mayor
11. Ordinance 14.0.36-Food Service Bid-Coleman
12. Approve Acting Superentendent-Dias, Dutremble, Mayor
13. School Business Manager-Mayor, Dias
 
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August 13, 2014
WNRI Upfront
City Manager Paul Lemont, East Providence 
 
 Part I
Part II
 
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 August 8, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Mayor Charles Lombardi, North Providence
 
 Part I
Part II
 
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August 5, 2014
WNRI Upfront
Council VP Robert Moreau 
 
 Part I
Part II
 
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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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