City of Somerville
Massachusetts

Agenda Item
191649
Ordinance Ordained.
Jun 23, 2011 7:00 PM

15 Requesting an amendment to Ordinance 1-11(b) regarding penalties for violations of Commercial Trash and Cutting of Grass on Sidewalks ordinances.

Information

Department:Auditing & PayrollSponsors:
Category:Mayor's RequestFunctions:Appropriation/Budget

Attachments

  1. 1-11 trash and grass
  2. Final Approved Ordinance-Commercial Trash & Grass Overgrowth (This file has not yet been converted to a viewable format)

Body

To the Honorable Board:

 

I respectfully request approval of the attached amendment of Sec. 1-11(b)of the Code of Ordinances regarding penalties for violations of Commercial Trash and the Cutting of Grass on Sidewalks.

 

Respectfully,

 

Joseph A. Curtatone

Mayor

 

Meeting History

Jun 13, 2011 6:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Special Meeting
RESULT:REFERRED FOR RECOMMENDATION
Jun 22, 2011 6:00 PM  Legislative Matters Committee Committee of the Whole
draft Draft

Mr. Nuzzo reviewed the changes to the fine structure and discussed how a determination that a violation exists will be made. Alderman Trane’s motion to amend the fine structure to $25 for the 1st offense, $35 for the 2nd offense and $50 for the 3rd offense, was approved.

RESULT:APPROVED AS AMENDED
Jun 23, 2011 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting

AMENDED: That the Cutting of Grass on Sidewalks (9-56) fine shall be $25 first offense, $35 second offense, and $50 subsequent offense.

RESULT:ORDINANCE ORDAINED. [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:John M. Connolly, Bruce M. Desmond, William A. White Jr., William M. Roche, Maryann M. Heuston, Thomas F. Taylor, Rebekah L. Gewirtz, Robert C. Trane
ABSENT:Dennis M. Sullivan, Walter F. Pero, Sean T. O’Donovan