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Development & Govt. Relations Committee Meeting Text Size

Event takes place on May 29, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Holyoke City Hall: Council Chambers

City Council

Holyoke Massachusetts

 Notice of Committee Meeting

There will be a regular meeting of the Committee on

Development and Government Relations

At City Hall in the Council Chamber, Thursday May 29, at 6:00PM

Per order of Chairman: David Bartley

Agenda:

 

 

  1. Acceptance of Previous Committee Minutes

 

  1. Bartley 5/20/14: Ordered, that the City Council vote to accept the acquisition of an easement granted by the Holyoke Gas & Electric Company to the City of Holyoke for the construction and development of the Passenger Rail Platform project. Said easement is over the land described in the Hampden County Registry of Deeds Book 17843, Page 186 and as shown on the “Easement Plan, Plan of Land in Holyoke, MA, Hampden Registry, prepared for Michael Baker Corporation” dated 04-09-2014 and prepared by Northeast Survey Consultants, PC. A copy of the easement agreement is attached hereto.

 

  1. Bartley 5/20/14: Ordered, that the City Council vote to approve the Consensual Order of Taking to acquire by eminent domain and in fee simple absolute a 5,660 square foot parcel for the construction and development of the Passenger Rail Platform project, and to award damages for said taking in the amount of $25,000.00. Said parcel is a portion of MBP 033-05-006, as shown on the plan entitled Approval Not Required, Plan of Land in Holyoke, MA, Hampden Registry, prepared for Michael Baker Corporation” dated 04-09-2014 and prepared by Northeast Survey Consultants, PC. A copy of the Consensual Order of Taking and Accepted Offer are attached hereto.

 

  1. Bartley 5/20/14: Ordered, that the City Council vote to approve the Order of Taking to acquire by eminent domain and in fee simple absolute a 9,382 square foot parcel and the building located thereon for the construction and development of the Passenger Rail Platform project, and to award damages for said taking in the amount of $113,500.00. Said parcel is MBP 033-05-007, as shown on the plan entitled Approval Not Required, Plan of Land in Holyoke, MA, Hampden Registry, prepared for Michael Baker Corporation” dated 04-09-2014 and prepared by Northeast Survey Consultants, PC. A copy of the Order of Taking and Offer are attached hereto.

 

  1. Bartley 5/20/14: Order to review City Treasurer’s list of Tax Title Properties

 

  1. McGee 5/4/14: Order that the park and recreation department develop an RFP for the redevelopment of the Scott Towers area.  A committee should be established and community involvement/ideas offered in the manner that was done for the community field project.

 

  1.  McGee 5/4/14: that the city/school department look into offering a robotics vocational program at Dean Tech and invite the Changchun railway vehicle company into the city in order to show how the city can partner with them on their railway project.

 

Administrative Assistant: Ryan M. Allen

The listing of matters are those reasonable anticipated by the chair which may be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.

 


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