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Finance Committee Meeting 11/29/17 Text Size

Event takes place on November 29, 2017 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 Wed.  November 29th at 6:30PM
Per order of the Chair: Todd McGee

 

Item 1: McGee 11/21/17: Ordered that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the “2017 EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS GRANT” 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.

Item 2: McGee 11/21/17 that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the “MUNICIPAL ENERGY TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE GRANT” 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.

Item 3: McGee 1121/17    that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2018, Four thousand fifty-three and 70/100/100 Dollars ($4,053.70) as follows: FROM:
12201-51105       Firefighters                            $4,053.70
                                TOTAL:$4,053.70
TO:
12201-51180       Inj On Duty                          $4,053.70
                                TOTAL:$4,053.70

Item 4: McGee 11/21/17: that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2018, Twenty-four thousand nine hundred sixty-six and 37/100/100 Dollars ($24,966.37) as follows: FROM:
12101-51107       Patrolmen                             $24,966.37
                                TOTAL:$24,966.37
TO:
12101-51180       Inj On Duty                          $24,966.37
                                TOTAL:$24,966.37

Item 5: McGee 11/21/17: that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the “PARC Grant for Valley Arena Park” 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.

Item 6: McGee 11/21/17: Financial Order:  Ordered that the sum of $100,000 is appropriated to pay the costs of the rehabilitation and construction of Valley Arena Park in South Holyoke including, lighting, planting, landscaping, stormwater management, and the payment of all costs incidental and related hereto, and that to meet this appropriation, the Treasurer, with the approval of the Mayor, is authorized to borrow said amount under and pursuant to Chapter 44, Section 7(1) of the General Laws, or pursuant to any other enabling authority, and to issue bonds or notes of the City therefore; that the Mayor is authorized to contract for and expend any state aid available for the project; and that the Mayor is authorized to take any other action necessary to carry out this project.

Item 7: McGee 11/21/17: Order:  That the city charge an administration fee on all tows completed by the tow companies contracted with the city. This fee would be collected by the tow company and paid to the city monthly. The fee should be in line with the cities that surround Holyoke.

 

Item 8: McGee 8/1/17: Whereas there are several traffic light and cross walking signal failures throughout the city, in order to properly address the public safety issues with regard traffic light and cross walk intersection failures it is requested that:
the DPW and fire department provide different bonding options for replacing/repairing the traffic light/cross walks in the city.  The options should be provided to the city council ASAP.

 

Item 9: McGee 2/21/17: Order:  That the DPW and/or city engineer provide the City Council with all the maintenance and most recent/assessment report on the annex building.  Please send the reports to the council within 2 weeks.

 

Item 10: McGee 6/20/17: Ordered, that there is hereby authorized to be established and maintained for fiscal year 2018, in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53E1/2, the Community Field Park Revolving Fund.

 

Item 11: McGee 6/20/17 Ordered, that there is hereby authorized to be established and maintained for fiscal year 2018, in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53E1/2, the Recycling Program Revolving Fund.

 

Item 12: McGee 6/20/17 Ordered, that there is hereby authorized to be established and maintained for fiscal year 2018, in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53E1/2, the Bicycle Share Revolving Fund.

Item 13: McGee 6/20/17: Ordered, that there is hereby authorized to be established and maintained for fiscal year 2018, in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53E1/2, the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Revolving Fund.

Item 14: McGee 5/16/17: Order:  that the sum of $550,000 is appropriated to pay the costs of city playground projects, 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 Chapter 44, Section 7(1) of the General Laws, or pursuant to any other enabling authority, and to issue bonds or notes of the City therefore; that the Mayor is authorized to contract for and expend any state aid available for the project, provided that the amount of the authorized borrowing shall be reduced by the amount of such aid received prior to the issuance of bonds or notes under this order; and that the Mayor is authorized to take any other action necessary to carry out this 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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