2021 City Council Orders

Order Number 
 Orders by Topic
Meeting Date
2021-098Vote regarding Council-appointed members of the Ordinance Review and Recodification Committee 07/20/2021
2021-097Refer matter to approve bond authorization for the Bruce Freeman Trail to Finance Subcommittee07/20/2021
2021-096Vote to refer proposal to amend Article VIII, Section 8 of the General Ordinances regarding the bag fee07/20/2021
2021-095Vote to amend the Rules and Orders of the Traffic Commission - Parking on Hemenway Road and the north side of Pine Street07/20/2021
2021-094Resolution honoring the 31st anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act07/20/2021
2021-093Resolution in support of Mrs. Framingham07/20/2021
2021-092Resolution in support of bills currently pending in MA House and Senate that would adequately fund Framingham's PEG programming07/20/2021
2021-091Vote to accept and disburse HUD Community Development Block Grant funds and FY22 US Department of Housing and Urban Development HOME Investment Partnership Program funds06/29/2021



2021-090Reappoint City Clerk, Lisa A. Ferguson, and Assistant City Clerk, Emily L. Butler06/29/2021
2021-089Refer consideration to allow expanded restaurant table service after April 1, 2022 to Planning and Zoning Subcommittee06/29/2021
2021-088Discussion of the draft scope of service to study the feasibility of merging administrative departments - NO VOTE TAKEN ON 6/29/202107/20/2021
2021-087Refer the consideration to authorize the Disability Commission to make appropriations of its own budgeted funds to Finance Subcommittee06/29/2021
2021-086Vote regarding the appropriation of the sum of $170,000 to fund the activities of the Economic Development Industrial Corporation (EDIC) (second reading)06/29/2021 & 7/20/21
2021-085Refer proposals to improve the sustainability of Framingham to the Environmental Subcommittee06/29/2021
2021-084Establish a Structural Deficit Committee06/15/2021
2021-083Refer proposed amendments to the Youth Ordinance to Ordinance and Rules Subcommittee 06/01/2021
2021-082Approve Joint Proclamation with the Mayor and FPS declaring June LGTBQ Pride Month06/01/2021
2021-081Authorize the Fire Department to issue a permit for Ceremonial Bonfire06/01/2021
2021-080Request a report from the Spicer Administration regarding current cannabis license holders 06/01/2021
2021-079Approve Resolution to make June 5, 2021 Barry Bograd Day in the City of Framingham
06/01/2021
2021-078Approve the establishment of a gift fund for Veterans Park06/01/2021
2021-077-001Authorize payment of unpaid prior year bills and year-end budget transfers06/29/2021
2021-077Refer consideration of unpaid prior year bills and budget transfers to the Finance Subcommittee06/15/2021
2021-076Grant annual hawker/peddler license for Guy Tremblay, Kona Ice 06/01/2021
2021-075-001Authorize the Mayor to approve agreements and easements relative to solar projects at Brophy School and Fuller School06/29/2021
2021-075Refer matter regarding agreements and easements relative to solar projects at Brophy School and Fuller School to Finance Subcommittee06/01/2021
2021-074Vote to recommend that the Spicer Administration convene a Blue Ribbon Panel to identify best practices to achieve the goals of our Charter and new Public Records Access Policy05/04/2021
2021-073Approve request of FPS to give legislative approval to request to file Two Statement of Interest Submissions to the MA School Building Authority (MSBA) Accelerated Repair Program for the Phase One Roof at McCarthy School
05/18/2021
2021-072-001Vote on matter regarding possible revisions to the CMU District to allow assisted living as a possible use07/20/2021
2021-072Refer proposed revisions to the CMU District to include assisted living as a possible use that is currently prohibited to Planning and Zoning Subcommittee05/18/2021
2021-071Authorize a 90-day extension on the Temporary Moratorium on new construction and applications for multi-family dwellings to September 12, 202105/18/2021 & 6/1/2021
2021-070Refer the authorization to accept additional HUD Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) CARES Act Funds to Finance Subcommittee05/18/2021
2021-069Approve request of FPS to seek legislative approval for request to file Two Statement of Interest Submissions to the MA School Building Authority (MSBA) Accelerated Repair Program for Roof Replacement at the Dunning Elementary School
05/18/2021
2021-068Approve Resolution declaring June as Framingham Restaurant Month05/18/2021
2021-067Approve Joint Resolution with School Committee and Mayor to thank Framingham Community Partners for food securities05/18/2021
2021-066Approve Wage and Theft Ordinance to protect taxpayers and workers in the awarding of public contracts and financial incentives05/04/2021 & 6/1/2021
2021-065Refer request for possible changes to Multifamily Residential Zoning Regulations and Districts to Planning and Zoning Subcommittee05/04/2021
2021-064Refer the creation of Hospital/Medical District Zone to Planning and Zoning Subcommittee05/04/2021
2021-063-002Vote on FY22 Capital Budget06/15/2021
2021-063-001Vote on FY22 Operating and Enterprise Budgets06/15/2021
2021-063Vote to refer the FY22 Operating Budget and Compensation and Classification Plan to Finance Subcommittee05/04/2021
2021-062Vote to send letter to Senators Warren and Markey, and Congresswoman Clark requesting funds to design and construct an Early Childhood Learning Center04/27/2021
2021-061Refer possible changes to Use Variances to Planning and Zoning Subcommittee04/272021
2021-060-003Vote to amend Zoning Ordinances regarding certain minor technical recodification changes (first reading)07/20/2021
2021-060-002Vote to hold required Public Hearings to be held with regard to amendments to Zoning Ordinances enacted post January 1, 201806/29/2021
2021-060-001Refer matter to hold a public hearing regarding certain housekeeping changes to Zoning Ordinances enacted post January 1, 2018 to Planning Board06/01/2021
2021-060Refer request for amendments to Zoning Ordinances enacted post January 1, 2018 to Planning and Zoning Subcommittee
04/27/2021
2021-059-001Authorize an appropriation of $40,000 from the Receipts Reserved for Handicapped Parking Fines Account to be allocated by the Disability Commission to support
1) $20,000 for sidewalk improvements at Rose Kennedy Lane
2) $20,000 for improvements to Framingham's Veteran Park
05/04/2021 & 5/18/2021
2021-059Refer request for authorization of an appropriation of funds from the City's interest bearing account to be used toward 2 ADA compliance projects to Finance Subcommittee04/27/2021
2021-058Utility Petition - Grove Street04/27/2021
2021-057Approve Resolution for Michael Croci and Keep Framingham Beautiful04/27/2021
2021-056-001Amend General Ordinance Articles V and IX regarding snow removal of handicapped parking spaces and the enforcement of the Ordinance05/04/2021 & 5/18/21
2021-056Refer consideration of amendment to General Ordinance Articles V and IX regarding snow removal of handicapped parking spaces and the enforcement of Ordinance to Ordinance and Rules Subcommittee04/06/2021
2021-055Vote to authorize disposition of City-owned Real Estate and Improvements at 61 Lincoln Street pursuant to an RFP process07/20/2021
2021-054Authorization of a Reserve Fund Transfer Order for a Water-Sewer Rate Study04/06/2021
2021-053-001Authorize an appropriation of $250,000 from certified Free Cash to be used for an Economic Development Study04/06/2021 & 5/4/2021
2021-053Refer request for authorization of an appropriation from certified Free Cash to be used for an Economic Development Study to Finance Subcommittee04/27/2021
2021-052Approve the Surplus Furniture and Supply Plan for Fuller Middle School  04/06/2021
2021-051Grant Hawker/Peddler Licenses to Frank Sacchetti and Robert McGonagle, Frosty Ice Cream
04/06/2021
2021-050Grant Annual License Renewals for Second Hand Articles, Junk & Old Metal Licenses to various businesses04/06/2021
2021-049Grant new Annual Second Hand Articles, Junk & Old Metals License to Nasir Ghesani, EZ Mobile Tel, LLC04/06/2021
2021-048-001Approve Access to Public Records and Information Ordinance05/04/2021 & 5/18/21
2021-048Vote to invite Mayor and Chief Operating Officer to attend a City Council Meeting to discuss public records issues 03/30/2021
2021-047-001Approve an Ordinance to establish a policy on Access to Menstrual Hygiene Products in Public Facilities06/01/2021 & 6/15/21
2021-047Refer proposed Menstrual Hygiene Products Access Ordinance to Ordinance and Rules Subcommittee03/30/2021
2021-046Refer Report of the Mayor on Economic Development to Economic Subcommittee03/30/2021
2021-045Refer request from EDIC for revised enabling legislation to Economic Development Subcommittee 03/30/2021
2021-044Discussion regarding appointment process for At Large members for the newly formed CPA Committee (CPC) - NO VOTE TAKEN03/30/2021
2021-043-001Vote to rescind General Fund and Utility Enterprise Fund bond authorizations voted in prior fiscal years in Town Meetings and by City Council03/30/21 & 4/27/21
2021-043Refer request for Approval of Rescinding certain prior votes of the City/Town for borrowing authorizations to fund capital projects to Finance Subcommittee03/30/2021
2021-042-001Authorize an appropriation of $5,000 from Receipts Reserved for Handicapped Parking Fines Account to the Karen Dempsey Scholarship Fund 04/27/2021 & 5/4/2021
2021-042Refer request for appropriation of funds ($5,000) from Receipts Reserved for Handicapped Parking Fines Account to the Karen Dempsey Scholarship Fund to Finance Subcommittee03/30/2021
2021-041Request for  Home Rule Petition from President of Local 1652 Framingham Firefighters Union03/30/2021
2021-040Authorize Mayor to acquire by gift, purchase, grant, eminent domain or otherwise such rights for Easements for the Union Ave. Roadway Construction Project04/27/2021
2021-039Resolution Honoring National Women's History Month03/16/2021
2021-038-001Approve the revisions to the Land Disturbance Storm Water Ordinance04/06/2021 & 4/27/21
2021-038Recommendation to Hold Public Hearings with Regard to Land Disturbance Storm Water Zoning Ordinance Revisions, and recommend that the City Council hold public hearings concurrently on this matter to ensure required zoning deadlines are met03/16/2021 & 04/27/21
2021-037-001Approve General Ordinance Disclosure of Beneficial Interests
05/04/2021 & 05/25/21
2021-037Refer the creation of an Ordinance to Require Disclosure of Financial Interests in Certain Projects, Licenses and Contracts t o Ordinance and Rules Subcommittee03/16/2021
2021-036Refer the creation of a Sidewalk, Bike & Trail Advisory Committee Ordinance to the Environmental and Sustainability Subcommittee03/16/2021
2021-035Recommendation from Finance Subcommittee regarding Expedited Capital Projects03/16/2021 & 03/30/21
2021-034-002Remove Operator's License Fee (Hackney) from the Taxi Fee Table within 3.3 BOS Policy for the Regulation of Taxicabs/Livery Vehicles and the Operation Thereof
04/06/2021 & 5/18/21
2021-034-001Remove Operator's License Fee (Hackney) from the Taxi Fee Table within 3.3 BOS Policy for the Regulation of Taxicabs/Livery Vehicles and the Operation Thereof-NO VOTE TAKEN 04/06/2021 & 05/18/21
2021-034Refer matter of removing Operator's License Fee (Hackney) from Policy for Regulation of Taxicabs and Livery Vehicles to Ordinance and Rules Subcommittee03/16/2021
2021-033Approve annual livery licenses03/16/2021
2021-032Approve annual taxi permits03/16/2021
2021-031-001Amend General Ordinances Articles I and II regarding compensation of the mayor04/06/2021 & 5/4/2021
2021-031Refer SIFOC report relating to Compensation Survey Report to Ordinance and Rules Subcommittee03/02/2021
2021-030Request to study and report to City Council on the feasibility and efficacy of transferring the Pearl Street Garage to the MWRTA 03/02/2021
2021-029Request to evaluate any and all opportunities to consolidate municipal and school functions such as technology services, personnel, finance, and facilities  
NO VOTE TAKEN
03/02/2021
2021-028Request that the CFO make monthly reports to the City Council on the State of Municipal Revenues and Expenditures by Department  NO VOTE TAKEN03/02/2021
2021-027Vote to table discussion of property surplus near Old Conn. Path TABLED 03/02/2021
2021-026Joint vote with Framingham School Committee to appoint Richard A. Finlay to fill the District 2 School Committee vacancy with a term to expire on December 31, 2021 03/02/2021
2021-025Resolution to honor the life of Police Officer Daniel Louis Giro03/02/2021
2021-024Resolution to declare March 2, 2021 Eurie A. Stamps, Sr. Day in Framingham03/02/2021
2021-023Vote to contract services for an independent rate study on the Water and Sewer Enterprise Funds
02/23/2021
2021-022-001Amend the Rules of City Council 05/04/2021
2021-022Refer the matter to increase transparency of and access to information to the Ordinance and Rules Subcommittee and Finance Committee02/23/2021
2021-021Refer request for consideration to link the Cochituate Rail Trail and the Carol Getchell Trail to the Environmental and Sustainability Subcommittee02/23/2021
2021-020-001Recommendation that Mayor petition the Legislature to increase the size of the Board of Health03/16/2021
2021-020Refer the matter to increase the size of the Board of Health to the Public Health, Safety and Transportation Subcommittee02/23/2021
2021-019Refer drafting of Ordinance to Allow Accessory Dwelling Units to the Planning Board02/23/2021
2021-018-001Approve budget transfers from departments to Medicare Tax budget03/16/2021
2021-018Refer request for transfers from departments to Medicare Tax budget to the Finance Subcommittee02/23/2021
2021-017Utility Petition - Lockland Avenue02/23/2021
2021-016Vote to encourage and support Mayor, Board of Health, and Public Health Director to enact an eviction moratorium
02/02/2021
2021-015-002Approve Neighborhood Advisory Groups Ordinance05/04/2021 & 05/18/21
2021-015-001Refer Ordinance to Create Neighborhood Area Groups back to Ordinance and Rules Subcommittee for public feedback03/16/2021
2021-015Refer proposed Ordinance to create Neighborhood Area Groups to Rules and Ordinances Subcommittee02/02/2021
2021-014Upon request of the Framingham School Committee to give legislative approval to file a MSBA SOI for a new elementary school and to further refer the matter to the Education Subcommittee 02/02/2021
2021-013-001Approve Framingham Public Schools proposed 5 year bus contract02/23/2021
2021-013Refer the Framingham Public Schools Proposed Bus Contract to the Finance Subcommittee02/02/2021
2021-012-003Vote to authorize an appropriation for acquisition of real property and improvements at 351 Belknap Road (first reading)07/20/2021
2021-012-002Refer request for Authorization for an Appropriation for Acquisition of Real Property and Improvements at 351 Belknap Road to Finance Subcommittee
05/18/2021
2021-012-001Request City to exercise it Right of First Refusal relative to Belknap Pool Club property and request that the Mayor appropriate $350,000 as noted in the P&S03/02/2021
2021-012Refer consideration of purchase of the Belknap Pool Club property to the Finance Subcommittee  02/02/2021
2021-011Adopt the Ordinance to Implement the Community Preservation Act
Mayor Veto on February 19, 2021; City Council OVERRIDE on March 9, 2021
02/02/2021
& 3/9/2021
2021-010-001Vote to convene four (4) budget forums annually with Administration participation  -03/16/2021
2021-010Refer consideration of convening four (4) budget forums annually with the Mayor to the Finance Subcommittee01/19/2021
2021-009Approve the leasing of portions of the Plymouth House Nursery School located at 87 Edgell Road in Framingham for a term of up to 5 months01/26/2021
2021-008-001Authorize the refinancing of the City of Framingham's 2009, 2010 and 2011 issued debt02/23/2021
2021-008Refer consideration of refinancing the City's 2009 and 2010 issued debt to the Finance Subcommittee01/19/2021
2021-007-016Vote to refer Mayor's candidates for appointments/reappointments to various boards, committees, and commissions - NO VOTE TAKEN 07/20/2021
2021-007-015Vote to approve Mayor's candidates for appointments/reappointment to various boards, committees, and commissions06/29/2021
2021-007-014Refer Mayor's candidates for appointment/reappointments to various boards, committees, and commissions to Appointments Subcommittee06/15/2021
2021-007-013Vote to consider appointment of Dr. Monifa Charles as Public Health Director06/15/2021
2021-007-012Appointment of 4 members to the Community Preservation Committee06/01/2021 & 06/15/21
2021-007-011Refer Mayor's candidate for appointment as Public Health Director (Dr. Monifa Charles) to Appointments Subcommittee06/01/2021
2021-007-010Approve  3 year reappointment of Michael Tusino as Inspectional Services Director to Appointments Subcommittee
05/18/2021
2021-007-009Refer recommendation of candidates for appointment to the Community Preservation Committee to the Appointments Subcommittee05/04/2021
2021-007-008Vote to approve the Mayor's candidate for appointment to the Cultural Council 05/04/2021
2021-007-007Refer Mayor's candidate for appointment to the Cultural Council to Appointments Subcommittee04/27/2021
2021-007-006Vote to approve candidates for appointment to the Disability Commission - NO VOTE TAKEN04/27/2021
2021-007-005Approve Mayor's appointments to Board of Health, Board of License Commissioners, and Sustainability Committee04/06/2021
2021-007-004Refer Mayor's appointments to Board of Health, Board of License Commissioners, and Sustainability Committee to the Appointments Subcommittee 03/30/2021
2021-007-003Approve Mayor's candidates for appointment to the Elderly & Disabled Tax Fund Committee, Fair Housing Committee, and Parks and Recreation Commission03/16/2021
2021-007-002Refer the Mayor's candidates for appointment to the Elderly & Disabled Tax Fund Committee, Fair Housing Committee, and Parks and Recreation Commission to the Appointments Subcommittee02/23/2021
2021-007-001Approve Mayor's appointment of Dr. Maritsa Barros as the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer01/19/2021
2021-007

Refer Mayor's appointment of Dr. Maritsa Barros as the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer to the Appointments Subcommittee

01/05/2021
2021-006Adopt 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 (FKA Order 2020-118)
12/15/2020
01/05/2021
2021-005Create adhoc committee to formulate a resolution to honor Eurie Stamps Day on March 2nd01/05/2021
2021-004-001Vote to authorize the grant of easement relative to a Solar Energy Project at McAuliffe Branch Library03/16/2021
2021-004Refer request for authorization of easement relative to a Solar Energy Project at McAuliffe Branch Library to Finance Subcommittee
01/05/2021
2021-003

Authorization to accept additional HUD Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) CARES Act funds

01/05/2021
2021-002-001Approve request for the transfer and appropriation of funds relative to a wheelchair lift at Framingham High School02/02/2021
2021-002Refer proposal from Disability Commission for transfer and appropriation of funds relative to a wheelchair lift at Framingham High School to Finance Subcommittee
01/05/2021
2021-001Appoint Millie Gonzalez to fill vacant Library Trustee seat
01/05/2021