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Finance Committee Meeting 11/28/18 Text Size

Event takes place on November 28, 2016 at 6:30 PM
Holyoke City Hall: Council Chambers

City Council
Holyoke Massachusetts

Notice of Committee Meeting
There will be a regular meeting of the Committee on
Finance

At City Hall in the Council Chamber, on Monday November 28th, at 6:30PM
Per order of the Chair: Todd McGee

Agenda:

  1. McGee 11/7/16: Order:  That the auditor confirm the true nature of the Wistariahurst Museum “revolving account” (i.e. The funds from ticket sales, event sales, etc…) that are used to help pay salaries. If there is no account then a revolving fund should be established for such funds.  Please provide an update in 2 weeks.

 

2. McGee 11/7/16: Ordered, that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the “911 Department Support and Incentive” grant and authorizes the establishment of a Fund or other method appropriate for the accounting of the receipts and expenditures of all resources associated with the administration of said grant.

3. Ordered, that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the “Jackson Street Sewer Separation and CSO Abatement” grant and authorizes the establishment of a Fund or other method appropriate for the accounting of the receipts and expenditures of all resources associated with the administration of said grant.

4. Lopez 10/18/16: That the Mayor & Legal Dept. put together only ONE claim/agreement for ALL the complaints related to the demolition of the Essex House (Maria Ferrer, Salsarengue, Old San Juan Bakery and others) in order for the City Council to take care/discuss of all the businesses claims at once.  (not in piecemeal fashion). This will ensure that all businesses are treated equal. 

 

5. Order:  That a representative of the DPW and Park and Rec come before the finance committee to provide a detailed break down of the bonding package for the fields (joints point, Roberts, etc). The representatives have to provide a breakdown of what is taking place at each location, timeline for each project and cost associated with each project, said report is due in two weeks.

 

6. Lopez 10/18/16: Order:  That a representative of the DPW and Park and Rec come before the finance committee to provide a detailed break down of the bonding package for the fields (joints point, Roberts, etc). The representatives have to provide a breakdown of what is taking place at each location, timeline for each project and cost associated with each project, said report is due in two weeks.

 

7. McGee: Ordered:  That the sum of $21,706,000.00 is appropriated for the capital projects on the list attached hereto, including the payment of all costs incidental and related thereto, and that to meet this appropriation, the Treasurer, with the approval of the Mayor, is authorized to borrow said amount under and pursuant to M.G.L. ch. 44 and Chapter 18 of the Acts of 1997, or pursuant to any other enabling authority, and to issue bonds or notes of the City therefor. 

Further Ordered: That the Treasurer is authorized to file an application to qualify under Chapter 44A of the General Laws any and all of the bonds or notes authorized to be issued pursuant to this Order, and to provide such information and execute such documents as may be required for such purposes.

 

8. McGee 11/15/16: Ordered, that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the “2017 BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE ” grant and authorizes the establishment of a Fund or other method appropriate for the accounting of the receipts and expenditures of all resources associated with the administration of said grant.

 

9. McGee 11/15/16: Ordered, that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the “2017 STATE 911 TRAINING ” grant and authorizes the establishment of a Fund or other method appropriate for the accounting of the receipts and expenditures of all resources associated with the administration of said grant.

 

10. Ordered, that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the “2017 BULLETPROOF VESTS PARTNERSHIP” grant and authorizes the establishment of a Fund or other method appropriate for the accounting of the receipts and expenditures of all resources associated with the administration of said grant.

 

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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