City of Somerville
Massachusetts

Agenda Item
191056
Work Completed
Jul 11, 2013 7:00 PM

II.15 That the Commissioner of Public Works contact the appropriate utilities to address the overloaded and low hanging wires at Somerville Avenue at Kent Street, Somerville Avenue at Linden Street, and along Tyler Street.

Information

Department:Board of AldermenSponsors:Ward Two Alderman Maryann M. Heuston
Category:OrderFunctions:Order

Body

That the Commissioner of Public Works contact the appropriate utility companies to address the overloaded and low hanging wires from poles located at the following locations: the intersections of Somerville Avenue and Kent Street; the intersection of Somerville Avenue and Linden Street and; Tyler Street.

 

Meeting History

Apr 14, 2011 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting
RESULT:APPROVED
May 17, 2011 6:00 PM  Public Utilities and Public Works Committee Committee Meeting

NSTAR representatives were made aware of a crooked pole on Kent Street that needs to be addressed and were told that the committee is awaiting an opinion regarding ADA compliance at the same location. Mr. Zamparelli will try to have the matter resolved by June 1st.

RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
Dec 20, 2011 5:30 PM  Public Utilities and Public Works Committee Committee Meeting
RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
Jan 24, 2012 6:00 PM  Public Utilities and Public Works Committee Committee Meeting

The Kent Street issue has been investigated and additional work is needed by NSTAR to properly resolve this matter.

The Somerville Avenue/Linden Street/Tyler Street issue needs to be addressed by Verizon, therefore, it will be discussed with Verizon's Peter Bowman at the February 29, 2012 PUPW Committee meeting.

RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
Feb 29, 2012 7:00 PM  Public Utilities and Public Works Committee Committee Meeting

Mr. Usovicz said that he would investigate this matter.

RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
Apr 4, 2012 6:00 PM  Public Utilities and Public Works Committee Committee Meeting

Mr. Usovicz will investigate this situation and report to the committee.

RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
Jun 21, 2012 6:00 PM  Public Utilities and Public Works Committee Committee Meeting

There appears to be a jurisdictional issue as to who is responsible for rectifying this situation and Mr. Zamparelli will contact the property owner to discuss this further.

RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
Nov 28, 2012 6:00 PM  Public Utilities and Public Works Committee Committee Meeting

This item will be reviewed by the Ward Two Alderman.

RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
Jan 29, 2013 6:30 PM  Public Utilities and Public Works Committee Committee Meeting
RESULT:KEPT IN COMMITTEE
Jul 2, 2013 6:30 PM  Public Utilities and Public Works Committee Committee Meeting
RESULT:WORK COMPLETED
Jul 11, 2013 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting
RESULT:WORK COMPLETED