2020 orders voted by City Council

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Order Number 
 Orders by Topic
Meeting Date
2020-118Adopt the recommendations of the Framingham Bylaw Review Committee and the Mayoral Bylaw Review Committee, amended by the Ordinance and Rules Subcommittee and further amended by the City Council (AKA Order 2021-006
12/15/2020
01/05/2021

2020-117Proposal for SIFOC to review Capital Budget Process12/15/2020
2020-116Amend Plastic Bag Reduction Bylaw
12/15/2020
2020-115Approve date change of 2021 City Preliminary Election
12/15/2020
2020-114Engage Services of Clifton Larson Allen LLP to Perform Auditing Services
12/15/2020
2020-1132021 Pool/Billiard Table Licenses12/15/2020
2020-112-001Vote on Mayor's request to fund Water and Sewer Enterprise Fund Deficit -1st reading
02/23/2021
2020-112Refer Enterprise Fund Deficit to Finance Subcommittee12/08/2020
2020-111Consideration of School Department lease12/01/2020
2020-110Appoint Maureen McKeon as Executive Assistant to the City Council11/17/2020
2020-109-001Waive 2021 renewal fees for Pool/Billiard Table Licenses12/01/2020
2020-109Delay due date for all 2021 license renewals under Board of License Comm. for 9 months
11/05/2021
2020-108Refer FY22 Capital Budget to the Finance Subcommittee12/01/2020
2020-107Refer Community Preservation Committee to Ordinance and Rules Subcommittee11/17/2020
2020-106Refer matter on City-owned property located at 61 Lincoln Street to the Economic Development Subcommittee11/17/2020
2020-105Approve 2021 City Council meeting dates 11/05/2020
2020-104Consideration of the Economic Development Strategic Plan RFP11/05/2020
2020-103Request Mayor to petition the General Court for special legislation relative to continuation of service of James Green with the Framingham Police Department12/01/2020
2020-102Approve prohibition of on-street parking along the north side of Boris Way11/05/2020
2020-101Approve installation of stop sign at both ends of Marble Street and parking restriction at the end of Blandin Avenue11/05/2020
2020-100Remove parking restriction on a portion of Shawmut Terrace near Learned Pond beach11/05/2020
2020-099Set Residential Factor and CIP for FY2021
11/05/2020
2020-098Compose letter to Sec. of DOT relative to Allston Multimodal Project with copy to Governor and Senate President10/20/2020
2020-097Refer Municipal Aggregation to Environment & Sustainability Subcommittee10/20/2020
2020-096-001Authorize appropriation for Blackberry Pump Station Project RE 175 Millwood Street
11/05/2020
2020-096City Council Chair refers CFO's request for appropriation of mitigation funds relative to Millwood St Development to Finance Subcommittee10/15/2020
2020-095Utility Petition - Lexington Street09/15/2020
2020-094Approve Black Lives Matter Resolution
09/29/2020
2020-093 Approve Job Description for position of Executive Assistant to the City Council
09/29/2020
2020-092Amend Central Business District Sidewalk Usage Ordinance to extend sidewalk usage to May 1, 2021
09/29/2020
2020-091Approve Issuance of Tax-Exempt Bonds by Public Finance Authority RE Carmelite System, Inc. and St. Patrick's Manor
09/29/2020
2020-090
09/29/2020
2020-089Approve Seasonal Hawker Peddler License for Springers Wholesale Flowers
09/15/2020
2020-088Utility Petition - Millwood Street09/15/2020
2020-087Utility Petition - Grant Street09/15/2020
2020-086Utility Petition - Leland Street09/29/2020
2020-085Reappoint James Culhane to SIFOC
09/03/2020
2020-084Authorize City Council Chair to enter into temporary employment contract for the City Council Office
09/03/2020
2020-083Refer proposed Political Activity Ordinance to the Ordinance and Rules Subcommittee
09/03/2020
2020-082Refer proposed Ordinance on the Use of the City Seal to the Ordinance and Rules Subcommittee
09/03/2020
2020-081-001Approve amendment of Site Host Agreements and Site License Agreements to allow Electric Vehicle Charging Stations on City-Owned Property09/15/2020
2020-081Refer materials relative to proposed Electric Vehicle Charging Station on City-owned property to Finance Subcommittee
09/03/2020
2020-080-001Authorize FY21 budget adjustments10/20/2020
2020-0802020-080  Refer proposed FY21 Budget Adjustments to Finance Subcommittee
09/03/2020
2020-079Refer consideration of Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer to Finance Subcommittee
09/03/2020
2020-078-001Approve appropriation of funds relative to Conservation Restriction at 261 Edmands Road
09/03/2020
2020-078Refer request for appropriation funds relative to property at 261 Edmands Rd to Finance Subcommittee
08/18/2020
2020-077Utility Petition - Mount Wayte at Union Avenue08/18/2020
2020-076Refer topic of Sunday Bus Service to Subcommittee of Public Health, Safety and Transportation
08/04/2020
2020-075Appoint members of the Youth Council
08/04/2020
2020-074

2020-073-001Approve appropriation of Affordable Housing funds relative to Framingham Housing Authority as requested09/15/2020
2020-073Refer a proposed appropriation of Affordable Housing relative to Framingham Housing Authority to Finance Subcommittee
07/21/2020
2020-072Refer Zoning Restrictions on Artisan Baking and Light Manufacturing in CBD to Planning & Zoning Subcommittee
07/21/2020
2020-071
Acceptance of CDBG, HOME and CARES Act Budgets
07/21/2020
2020-070
Authorize three-year lease for property for use by MetroWest Drug Task Force
07/21/2020
2020-069Approve Annual Hawker Peddler License for Juniper Farms Ice Cream Company Inc.
07/21/2020
2020-068Approve a change in business structure relative to Golden Circle LLC at 22 Union Avenue
07/21/2020
2020-067
Refer proposed amendment to Police Advisory Committee ordinance to Subcommittee on Public health, Safety and Transportation
06/30/2020
2020-066-001Establish Sustainability Committee
11/05/2020
2020-066Refer a proposal for a Sustainability Committee to the Environment  Sustainability Subcommittee
06/30/2020
2020-065Establish Ordinance Review and Recodification Committee - Article IX section 6 of Charter
06/30/2020
2020-064Vote to dispose of City-owned property on Kendall Street
06/30/2020
2020-063
Annual Hawker Peddler License to Guy Trembley dba Kona Ice
06/30/2020
2020-062Refer FY20 year-end transfers to the Finance Subcommittee for review and recommendation06/16/2020
2020-061-001
Authorize payment of prior year bills
06/30/2020
2020-061Refer prior year bills to the Finance Subcommittee for review and recommendation06/16/2020
2020-060Refer the proposed reorganization of the Planning & Community Development Division to the appropriate subcommittees for review and recommendation06/16/2020
2020-059Establish an All Way STOP at the intersection of Winthrop Street and Bethany Road06/16/2020
2020-058
Establish a temporary 15-minute parking limit at twenty (20) on-street parking locations in the downtown area to support restaurant carry-out business06/16/2020
2020-057Approve amendments to Rules of City Council 06/09/2020
2020-056
06/02/2020
2020-055Public Hearing - Proposed Emergency Temporary Amendment to Zoning Bylaws/Ordinances for Restaurant Uses06/16/2020
2020-054-002Adopt Sections 3 to 7 of MGL Chapter 44B - Community Preservation Act
07/21/2020
2020-054-001Vote to place a referendum question on November 3, 2020 ballot - Community Preservation Act
06/30/2020
2020-054Refer possible adoption of Community Preservation Act to Environment and Sustainability Subcommittee
06/02/2020
2020-053Issue Seasonal Hawker Pedddler Licenses to Refreshin Concession - Erdelt Family
06/02/2020
2020-052-001Request Mayor create inter-departmental group as Energy Task Force to consider energy efficiency measures
06/30/2020

2020-052

Refer Establishment of Sustainability Commission to Environment and Sustainability Subcommittee

05/19/2020
2020-051-001Vote to appropriate funds associated with the Blackberry Pump Station for inspection services
06/16/2020
2020-051Refer appropriation of mitigation funds 175 Millwood Street to Finance Subcommittee05/19/2020

2020-050-001

Authorize transfer of funds relative to Loring Arena Electricity Account

06/02/2020

2020-050

Refer funds transfer for Loring Arena Energy Account to Finance Subcommittee

05/19/2020
2020-049
05/19/2020
2020-048
05/19/2020
2020-047Refer Zoning Bylaw Section VI. G. Variances to Planning and Zoning Subcommittee
05/05/2020
2020-046-003
Authorize EDIC appropriation for FY21
06/16/2020
2020-046-002
Authorize FY21 Capital Budget
06/16/2020
2020-046-001Recommendation of the Finance Subcommittee for the FY21 Operating Budget, Compensation and Classification Plan, and FY21 Capital Budget (second reading)06/16/2020
2020-046Refer the Mayors FY21 Operating Budget, Compensation and Classification Plan and EDIC funding to Finance Subcommittee
05/05/2020
2020-045Vote Waiver of 120-day notice requirement relative to property at 89 Mount Wayte Avenue
05/05/2020
2020-044Utility Petition - Water Street05/05/2020
2020-043Utility Petition - Edgell Road05/05/2020
2020-042Utility Petition - Edmands Road05/05/2020
2020-041Amend the Rules of the City Council 04/21/2020
2020-040

2020-039Accept gifts of tangible personal property on behalf of City relative to COVID-19 supplies
04/21/2020
2020-038Establish Tuesday, May 21, 2020 as public hearing date on Temporary Moratorium on multi unit dwellings
04/21/2020

2020-037

Approve season Hawker Peddler License to Frosty Ice Cream Operators

04/21/2020
2020-036Refer proposal to change Special Permit Granting Authority to include City Council to Planning & Zoning Subcommittee
04/07/2020
2020-035
Approve annual renewals of Second Hand Articles, Junk and Old Metals Licenses
04/07/2020
2020-034-008Need for working group voted in 2020-034-005 has been suspended
11/05/2020
2020-034-007Amend Zoning Bylaw, Section V. Special Regulations, B. Historic Re-Use
11/10/2020
2020-034-006Refer Historic Reuse Bylaw to Planning and Zoning Subcommittee10/06/2020
2020-034-005Create working group to review Historic Reuse Bylaw10/06/2020
2020-034-004NO ACTION TAKEN - Proposed repeal of Historic Reuse Bylaw - First Reading
09/29/2020
2020-034-003NOT ACTION TAKEN - Referral of Historic Reuse Bylaw to Planning and Zoning Subcommittee09/15/2020
2020-034-002
Referral of proposed repeal of Article V, Section B of Zoning Bylaw to Planning Board
07/21/2020
2020-034-001

2020-034Refer proposed repeal of Historic Reuse Bylaw to the Planning Board
03/31/2020
2020-033-004
Override the Mayors veto of Temporary Moratorium of New Construction and New Applications
09/15/2020
2020-033-003Reject proposed 5 yr lease agreement at Perini Building
03/04/2020
2020-033-002
Refer Temporary Moratorium on construction of multi unit dwellings to Planning Board - Councilor initiative
05/19/2020
2020-033-001
Refer proposed temporary moratorium on multi-family dwelling units to Planning Board
04/21/2020
2020-033
Refer proposed temporary moratorium on multi-family dwelling units to Planning and Zoning Subcommittee
03/31/2020
2020-032-002
Approve funding for collective bargaining agreements for Librarians SEIU Local 888 and DPW 1156
07/21/2020
2020-032-001
Approve Collective Bargaining Agreement with FPSOA and petition to leave Civil Service
04/21/2020
2020-032
Refer collective bargaining agreements for Librarians, FPSOA and DPW 1156 to Finance Subcommittee
03/31/2020
2020-031
Refer proposed amendment of the Rules of the City Council RE correspondence and petitions to Ordinance and Rules Subcommittee
03/17/2020
2020-030Request that the Mayor post vacancies for the Recodification Committee and include appropriate funding for the recodification with the City Clerk's budget
03/17/2020
2020-029Approve Resolution on the Act Relative to Work and Family Mobility
03/17/2020
2020-028That the City Council send a letter to the Mayor regarding funding for the Traffic Commission to carry out traffic studies and other essential work03/17/2020
2020-027-001Submission of Home Rule Petition relative to income eligibility limits on tax deferral programs
12/01/2020
2020-027Submission of Home Rule Petition relative to income eligibility limits on tax deferral programs
03/17/2020
2020-026-001Temporary suspension of on-street parking meter fees for the duration of the local state of emergency06/16/2020
2020-026Support the temporary suspension of parking meter fees in downtown
06/16/2020
2020-025
Acknowledge receipt of request to withdraw application - National Rarities, Inc.
03/04/2020
2020-024
Approve annual livery licenses
03/17/2020
2020-023
Approve annual taxi permits
03/17/2020
2020-022
Refer proposed increase to the Retirement COLA to Finance Subcommittee
03/04/2020
2020-021-001School Committee recommendation of proposed five-year lease of space at 73 Mt. Wayte Avenue (aka Perini Building)03/04/2020
2020-021Approve expenditure from the Handicap Parking Fine Account
03/04/2020
2020-020 Appoint District 9 Representative to the vacancy on Youth Council
03/04/2020
2020-019-001Amend the General Bylaws, Article I, Section 5, 5.3 and 5.5 per recommendation of Finance Subcommittee (Postponed to June 30, 2020)Postponed
2020-019
Refer proposed amendments to General Bylaws Article 1, Section 5.3 and Section 5.5 to Ordinance and Rules Subcommittee
02/25/2020
2020-018-001Refer proposed Stormwater Ordinance to Finance Subcommittee
09/03/2020
2020-018
Refer proposed Storm water Ordinance to Finance Subcommittee
02/25/2020
2020-017-001Approve General Bylaw amendments Art. V Sec. 21 Demolition Delay Bylaw
11/05/2020
2020-017
Refer proposed amendments to General Bylaws RE Demolition Delay Bylaw to Ordinance and Rules Subcommittee
02/25/2020
2020-016Creation of Blue Ribbon Commission to assess and evaluate municipally-owned buildings02/25/2020
2020-015
No action on proposed amendment to Zoning Bylaw Relative to Accessory Dwelling Units
02/25/2020
2020-014-001 Authorize the Mayor to research develop and enter contracts RE aggregation of electricity
06/30/2020
2020-014
Refer matter of alternate energy sources of municipal buildings to Environment and Sustainability Subcommittee
01/21/2020
2020-013-002Vote on increase of Zoning Board of Appeals members from three to five members - Failed on second reading07/21/2020 & 08/04/2020
2020-013-001Refer potential increase of Zoning Board of Appeals members to Planning Board 03/04/2020
2020-013Refer potential increase of Zoning Board of Appeals members to Planning and Zoning Subcommittee
02/04/2020
2020-012
No objection to AL Prime Gas and KENO to go license
02/04/2020
2020-011Utility Petition - Arthur Street02/04/2020
2020-010
No action on petition for Grant of Location for Fay Road - Verison and Eversource
03/04/2020
2020-009
Refer vacant property database to the Economic Development Subcommittee
01/21/2020
2020-008-039Approve Mayor's appointment of Lester Baker as Police Chief11/17/2020
2020-008-038Approve Mayor's candidate for appointment to Fair Housing Committee - Human Relations Commission Representative-Ex Officio11/17/2020
2020-008-037Refer Mayor's candidate for appointment to Fair Housing Committee to Appointments Subcommittee11/05/2020
2020-008-036Approve Mayor's candidates for appointment to Board of Assessors, Community Development Committee, Framingham Union Grants Panel, Registrar of Voters, and Zoning Board of Appeals (Associate)10/20/2020
2020-008-035City Council Chair referral of Mayor's appointments to Board of Assessors, Community Development Committee, Framingham Union Grants Panel, Registrar of Voters, and Zoning Board of Appeals, Associate to Appointments Subcommitte10/14/2020
2020-008-034Approve Mayor's candidates for appointment to Agricultural Advisory Committee and Fair Housing Committee10/06/2020
2020-008-033Reject Mayor's candidates for appointment to Disability Commission and Parks and Recreation Commission09/15/2020
2020-008-032Approve Mayor's candidates for appointment to Agricultural Advisory Committee and Fair Housing Committee09/15/2020
2020-008-031Approve Mayor's candidates for appointment to Cultural Council, Fair Housing Committee and Loring Arena Advisory Committee
09/03/2020
2020-008-030Refer Mayor's candidates for appointment to Cultural Council, Fair Housing Committee and Loring Arena Advisory Committee to Appointments Subcommittee
08/18/2020
2020-008-029Approve Mayor's Appointments to Agricultural Advisory Committee, Cultural Council and Fair Housing Committee
08/18/2020
2020-008-028Approve Mayor's Appointments to various boards, commissions and committees
08/18/2020
2020-008-027Reject Mayor's candidates for appointment to the Disability Commission
08/04/2020
2020-008-026Refer Mayor's candidates for appointment to Ag Advisory Committee, Cultural Council and Fair Housing Committee to Appointments Subcommittee
08/04/2020
2020-008-025Refer Mayor's candidates for appointment to CDC, ConCom, Council on Aging, Cultural Council, and Human Relations Commission to Appointments Subcommittee
08/04/2020
2020-008-024Confirm Mayor's appointment of Blake D. Lukis as Division Head and Director DPW
07/21/2020
2020-008-023Number never assigned to an orderN/A
2020-008-022Vote on Mayor's appointments of Division Heads07/21/2020
2020-008-021Confirm Mayor's Appointments to Cultural Council, EDIC, Historic District Commission, Historical Commission and Team Framingham Steering Commitee
07/21/2020
2020-008-020Number never assigned to an orderN/A
2020-008-019Approve Mayor's Appointments to the Historical Commission, Loring Arena Advisory Committee, and Zoning Board of Appeals
07/21/2020
2020-008-018Refer Mayor's candidates for appointment or reappointment to CC, EDIC, HDC, HC, and TFSC to Appointments Subcommittee
06/30/2020
2020-008-017Refer Mayor's candidates for reappointment of Division Heads to Appointments Subcommittee
06/30/2020
2020-008-016Confirm Mayor’s appointment to Planning Board06/16/2020
2020-008-015Refer Mayor's candidate for appointment to Appointments Subcommittee06/02/2020
2020-008-014
Confirm Mayor’s appointment to South Middlesex Regional Vocational School Committee
06/02/2020
2020-008-013Refer Mayor's appointment to South Middlesex Regional Vocation School Committee to Appointments Subcommittee04/21/2020
2020-008-012Approve Mayor's appointment to various boards and committees05/19/2020
2020-008-011Refer Mayor's candidates to boards and committees to Appointment Subcommittee04/21/2020
2020-008-010AConfirm Mayor's appointment/reappointment of Division Heads05/05/2020
2020-008-010Refer Mayor's appointment/reappointment for Division Heads to Appointments Subcommittee04/21/2020
2020-009-009AConfirm Mayor's appointment of Michael Dutcher as Fire Chief05/05/2020
2020-008-009Refer Mayor's appointment of Fire Chief to Appointments Subcommittee04/21/2020
2020-008-008
Confirm Mayor's appointment to Elderly and Disabled Tax Fund Committee
04/21/2020
2020-008-007Refer candidate for appointment to Elderly and Disabled Tax Fund Committee to Appointments Subcommittee
03/17/2020
2020-008-006Confirm Mayor’s appointment to Board of License Commissioners, Fair Housing Committee, and Keefe Tech School Committee 03/04/2020
2020-008-005Refer candidates for appointment to Board of License Commissioners, Fair Housing Committee, and Keefe Tech School Committee to Appointments Subcommittee02/25/2020
2020-008-004Confirm Mayor’s appointment to Agricultural Advisory Committee02/25/2020
2020-008-003
Refer candidate for appointment to Agricultural Advisory Committee to Appointments Subcommittee
02/04/2020
2020-008-002
Confirm Mayor's appointment to various boards and commissions
02/04/2020
2020-008-001
Approve Mayor's appointments to Sign Appeals Board
01/21/2020
2020-007-004
Set date for Public Hearing on Temporary Moratorium on construction of multi unit dwellings
05/19/2020
2020-007-003
Refer report of the Mayors Bylaw Review Committee on Zoning Bylaws to the Planning Board
04/21/2020
2020-007-002
Refer report of the Mayors Bylaw Review Committee on Zoning Bylaws to Planning and Zoning Subcommittee
04/07/2020
2020-007-001
Updated vote to refer report of the Mayors Bylaw Review Committee on Zoning Bylaws to the Planning Board
02/04/2020
2020-007
Refer report of the Mayors Bylaw Review Committee on Zoning Bylaws to Ordinance and Rules Subcommittee
01/21/2020
2020-006-001
Approve rescission of 4.6M of capital authorizations
02/04/2020
2020-006Refer rescission of 4.6M of capital authorizations to Finance Subcommittee
01/21/2020
2020-005-002
Authorize appropriation of Uber Lyft rideshare funds for bus shelter
05/05/2020
2020-005-001
Refer appropriation of Uber Lyft rideshare funds for bus shelter to Finance Subcommittee
04/07/2020
2020-005Refer appropriation of 15,000 dollars of Uber Lyft Rideshare funds to Finance Subcommittee
01/21/2020
2020-004-001
Authorize appropriation of 300,000 dollars of affordable housing funds
02/25/2020
2020-004Refer appropriation of 300,000 dollars of affordable housing funds to Finance Subcommittee
01/21/2020
2020-003-004
Refer award of three year lease agreement RE Perini Building to Finance Subcommittee
05/19/2020
2020-003-003Reject proposed five-year lease agreement relative to property at 73 Mt. Wayte Avenue (aka Perini Building).
03/04/2020
2020-003-002
Refer authorization to enter into Purchase and Sale Agreement RE Perini Building to Finance Subcommittee
02/04/2020
2020-003-001
Refer five year lease RE Perini Building to Framingham School Committee
02/04/2020
2020-003
Vote to take No Action on three month extension of lease and authorize Mayor to exercise Clause 36d of lease
01/21/2020
2020-002Amend Rules of City Council 01/14/2020
2020-001Refer the Report of the Mayor’s Bylaw Review Committee to the Ordinance and Rules Subcommittee01/07/2020