Finance Committee Meeting 3/12/18

City Council
Holyoke Massachusetts

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

At City Hall in the Council Chamber, on Monday March 12th at 6:30PM
Per order of the Chair: Joe McGiverin

Item 1: Previous meeting minutes

Item 2: McGiverin, McGee: Ordered that the auditing firm of Clifton, Lawson, and Allen appear before the City Council Finance Committee with their findings

Item 3: Lisi 2/20/18: Order:  That the City Council invite in our outside auditors, Melanson and Heath, to participate in the conversation with the former City Auditor Josh Pueschal, former City Auditor Brian Smith and former City Purchasing Director David Martins.


Item 4: McGee 2/20/18: Order:  That the City Council (Finance Committee) invite in Audior/former Auditor Joshua Pueschal to address his letter of resignation and finances in the city.  Also, invite in Brian Smith and David Martins


Item 5: Vacon 2/20/18: Order:  that any department head who approves pay for an employee who has exhausted all paid benefits for a non-work related injury or issue be required to have written approval by the Mayor and an approved transfer or appropriation from the City Council.


Item 6: McGiverin 2/6/18: Ordered, that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2018, Two thousand four hundred and 00/100 Dollars ($2,400.00) as follows:

11352-54200      Office Supplies             $2,400.00
11351-51250      Temp/Seasonal             $2,400.00

Item 7:  Communication from MA Dept. of Revenue RE: follow -up to the correspondence sent on January 19, 2018 regarding the status of Holyoke’s Annual City and Town Financial Report (Schedule A) for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2017.   


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.