Holyoke City Council Meeting

AGENDA FOR THE CITY COUNCIL
September 5,2017

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

COMMUNICATIONS

1. From Mayor Alex B. Morse, re: Veto of Recreational Marijuana Moratorium.

2. From Mayor Alex B. Morse letter reappointing, Cynthia Archer, Nicole Perrier, Kyong Cruz, Julita Rojas, Brian Fitzgerald, Susan Aiken and Richard Quenneville; and appointing Priscilla Garcia and Dian McCollum as Commissioners to the Council on Aging for the City of Holyoke: they will serve a one year term, said term will expire on August 28, 2018.

3. From Mayor Alex B. Morse letter reappointing Libby Hernandez, 245 Walnut St. to serve as a commissioner of the Parks & Recreation for the City of Holyoke; Ms. Hernandez will serve a 3 year term; said term will expire June 30, 2020.

4. From Brenna Murphy McGee, CMC City Clerk minutes of regular meeting on August 1, and special meeting on August 8, 2017.

5. From Lori J. Belanger, Chief Procurement Officer letter re: Bid #938 HVAC Repairs.

6. From Teresa M. Shepard, Director Parks & Recreation, letter re: Designation of Libby Hernandez for the Community Preservation Committee.

7. From Theresa Cooper Gordon, Chair of the Holyoke Housing Authority, letter Designating Matthew Mainville as the Holyoke Housing Authority member for the Community Preservation Committee.

8. From James Bailey Brislin, re: Panhandling.

9. From Councilor Nelson Roman email stream re: the Council Moratorium on Pot facilities.

10. From Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center, minutes of May 10, 2017.

11. From Board of Fire Commission minutes of July 12, and July 26, 2017.

12. From Councilor Sullivan on behalf of Mater Dolorosa Preservation Society and concerned citizens of the City of Holyoke, petition to establish the Mater Dolorosa Building as a single historic district.

13. From Councilor Sullivan on behalf of Mater Dolorosa Preservation Society and concerned citizens of the City of Holyoke, petition to stop the demolition of Mater Dolorosa Church.

PETITIONS

14. Petition of Paola Ferrario, for a special permit for a non-conforming structures, other than single and two family structures (4.7.3.) at 2-4 Portland St.

15. Petition of Nuestras Raices (Neftali Duran), for a street vendor license.

16. Petition of Peoples bank for a special permit for a Commercial Drive thru facility (4.3.C.25) at 1850-,1864-1866 Northampton St. 12 and 14 Corser Street.

PRESIDENT’S REPORT

 

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES

17. Ordinance Committee Reports (if any)

17A. The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order that the city install permanent speed bumps on George Frost Drive, resident petition to be filed.  Temporary speed bumps and traffic study has been completed. Recommend that the order be adopted at the discretion of the DPW Director

18. Finance Committee Reports (if any)

18A. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that representatives of the PEG Access Corp, Mayor’s Office, Holyoke Community Media Advisory Board come to the Committee on Development and Government Relations to discuss the proposed transfer of the PEG Access Corp powers to the Holyoke Media Board, as well as, the new proposed structure and acquisition of property. That a copy of the new proposed by-laws be provided to all Councilors for their review. Please provide all of the financial (including a financial pro forma) of the new proposed structure from the collection of the Comcast franchise fees to the expenditure of funds. Awaiting disposition

18B. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that City Council invite Scott Lemay, Owner of UWM Holdings located on 686 Main Street, before the entire City Council to present on the cost savings to the City as well as revenue generated over the past 3 years.
Awaiting disposition

18C. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an 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 Awaiting disposition

18D. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that the City Council approve an agreement to change the School Dept. food service management contract from a 3 year term to a 5 year term Awaiting disposition

18E. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an 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. Awaiting disposition

18F. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that the Mayor or his designee inform the city council as to the cost of renting the city hall auditorium. Does this cost associated with the auditorium cover all DPW or other city employees that are needed to set up and break down the auditorium before and after the parties. If the cost of renting the auditorium is not paid for by the renter or does not cover any work or overtime of city employees who is covering these costs Awaiting disposition

18G. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that the Police Chief report on (1) the impact of a loss of federal grants related to “smart policing” (Edward J. Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program) on the City’s current police budget and/or practices, (2) if complying with 8 USC 1373 will sow fear and resentment toward local police among the Latino community, with the outcome being that some might stop reporting crimes, (3) if the City receives/will receive federal funds to compensate for the extra staffing and/or administrative needs that would be associated with compliance with 8 USC 1373, and (4) whether state and/or local court and prison systems receive/will receive additional federal funds to compensate for the increased work load associated with compliance with 8 USC 1373.
Awaiting disposition

18H. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that the sum of $4,500,000 is appropriated to pay the costs of improving the city’s infrastructure over three years including crack sealing, micro sealing, paving, sidewalks, and traffic signals. This will include 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.
Awaiting disposition

18I. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order 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 Awaiting disposition

18J. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order , that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the “National Endowment for the Arts 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. Awaiting disposition

18K. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an 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. Awaiting disposition

18L. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order :that the Holyoke Police Chief and Law Department report to the City Council if the Holyoke Police Department is fully compliant with 8 USC 1373? If not, how so and why? Awaiting disposition

18M. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an Order: that the sum of $350,000 is appropriated to pay the costs of City Hall stained glass window restoration, 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. Awaiting disposition

18N. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred Applications of Fara Bahrehmand to operate taxicabs in the City of Holyoke Awaiting disposition

19. Public Safety Committee Reports (if any)

20. Public Service Committee Reports (if any)

21. Development and Governmental Relations Committee Reports (if any)

21A. The Committee on Development and Governmental Relations to whom was referred a Special Permit application for Mr. Martin Cardoza for an extension of a non-conforming structure at 47 Liberty St. (4.7.5) Recommend that the Special Permit be approved under the following conditions:
1. That the new construction is no higher than the existing structure. Maximum in R-1 is thirty five (35) feet from grade
2. That the materials used in constructing additional floor be of the same or better quality
3. That the new construction is in conformity with the neighborhood and not a detriment
4. That there be no additional footprint of a structure within the required setbacks


21B. The Committee on Development and Governmental Relations to whom was referred a Special Permit application of Quabbin ACM, LLC for a commercial drive thru at 473 and 495 Pleasant St. Holyoke MA Recommend that the Sp. Permit be approved

21C. The Committee on Development and Governmental Relations to whom was referred an order that the Community Development Director report on funds available in the CDBG account available for reprogramming Recommend that the order has been complied with

22. Charter and Rules Committee Reports (if any)

23. Joint City Council and School Committee Reports (if any)


MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS

24. SULLIVAN — That signs be posted at the bottom of Appleton St, on N. & S. Canal Sts., Gatehouse Rd., on Rte. 5 as you enter the city from North or South, and as you enter from the SH Falls bridge or Willimansett bridge, and any other location deemed necessary by the DPW or Board of Health.  Sign should read “Warning fines up to $5000 for illegal dumping”.

25. SULLIVAN — That the Paper City Basketball Club be invited to receive a proclamation in recognition of their success in the recent AAU national tournament held in Las Vegas, NV.

26. SULLIVAN — the HRA & HEDIC meet with DGR to discuss the possibility and benefits of merging the two entities into one body.

27. VACON — Change light to 5 minute delay at the intersection or eliminate a left hand turn there.  Drivers cutting through the neighborhood are rewarded by the light changing to green for them immediately.  This is causing increased backups on 202 and Homestead leading to more drivers cutting through the neighborhood.

28. VACON — Establish and post “no left turn” at Ashley and 202.  This is a safety issue.

29. VACON — that flexible poles be installed in the road to prevent cars from crossing the double lines before the left lane turn lane begins from 202 to Homestead Ave.

30. VACON — that No Parking be established and signs placed on both sides of Sunset near the 202 end of the street. (#10).

31. VACON — Re-establish speed humps on Evergreen Drive that were eliminated when the road was resurfaced.  2nd request. Residents have made many complaints to me about safety issues.

32. BARTLEY — The DGR committee invite Tim Brennan, PVPC Director, to a meeting.

33. BARTLEY — The City remove the “no parking” to corner sign on the north side of John St.

34. BARTLEY — Be it Resolved for All Time that Holyoke is a welcoming
BRESNAHAN community and we, the City Council, do hereby recognize,
GREANEY JR. support and cherish all of Our City’s citizens, businesses,
LEAHY government employees and visitors.
LOPEZ
ROMAN
SULLIVAN
VACON

35. BARTLEY — That HPD monitor motorist’s speed on Lawler St. and report findings to the Public Safety committee. This is a constituent request.

36. BARTLEY — Order to Declare Surplus
The Honorable City Council, in accordance with Massachusetts General Law Chapter 30B and the Holyoke Code of Ordinances procurement ordinance, declare the property located at 144 High Street as surplus property available for disposition. The property was awarded to the City on June 27, 2016 via a Land Court Decree with a judgment recorded in Hampden County Registry of Deeds Document No. 207278 and Certificate of Title No. 17552.  The property is described in the Holyoke Assessor’s Records as Map 013, Block 02, Parcel 004, consisting of an approximate 5,460 square foot building situated on 3,354 square feet of land.  The property is zoned as Downtown Business (BC) with an assessed value of $82,400.

37. GREANEY JR. — the Holyoke City Council recognize the Highland Hardware and Bike Shop as an outstanding Holyoke business for 71 years. Further ordered That the Craven family be also recognized for their numerous fund raising events benefiting local charities through the years and their preservation of Holyoke memorabilia and pertinent historical facts that make Holyoke a great City.

38. GREANEY JR. — that Hillside Ave. from Cherry St. to Woods Ave. be designated a one-way St. going either north or south.

39. GREANEY JR. — that speed bumps be installed every 500 ft. on Hillside Ave. from Cherry St. to Woods Ave.

40. GREANEY JR. — the Holyoke Police Dept. strictly enforce the speed limit 20 mph on Hillside Ave.

41. JOURDAIN — That the Preliminary Election in the City of Holyoke for the choice of City Officers be and the same is hereby called to be held on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 in the several polling places as designated by the City Council. The polls will be opened at 7:00 am. in the forenoon and closed at 8:00 PM. in the afternoon of said day, and all the voters in the several precincts in which they are entitled to vote, between said hours, may cast their votes by voting machines and paper ballots for the election of:
Que las Elecciones Preliminaria en la Cuidad de Holyoke, para el escojer de oficiales de la cuidad, sera llevado a cabo el Martes, 26 de Septiembre 2017 en los varios barrios, designados por la Asambleista Municipal. Los precintos estaran abiertos a las 7:00 a.m. de la manana y permaneceran abierto hasta las 8:00 p.m., cuando los precintos sean designado para votar en las horas dicha y hagan dado sus votos por medio de las maquinas de eleccion o por boletos de papel, para la eleccion de:

MAYOR, to serve for the term of four years, from the first Monday in January following his election, and until his successor is qualified.
ALCALDE, para servir por un termino de cuatro anos, desde el primer Lunes de Enero, despues de las elecciones, O’hasta que su sucesor sea qualificado.

CITY COUNCILOR WARD THREE, to serve for the term of two years, from the first Monday in January following his election, and until his successor is qualified.
ASAMBLEISTA BARRIO TRES, para servir por un termino de dos anos, desde el primer Lunes de Enero, despues de las elecciones, O’hasta que su sucesor sea qualificado.

42. JOURDAIN — That the Polling Places for each of the voting precincts in the City of Holyoke for the Preliminary Election to be held Tuesday, September 26, 2017 be and the same are hereby designated as follows:

ORDENA, que los lugares para cada recinto en la Ciudad de Holyoke para la election Preliminary que se llevara a cabo el Martes, 26 de Septiembre 2017, sea y al igual, por este medio designado lo siguente:

WARD ONE BARRIO UNO
PRECINCT A – Rosary Towers Recreation Room 21 Bowers St..
RECINTO A—Rosary Towers Recreation Room 21 de la Calle Bowers

PRECINCT B—Prospect Heights Community Room, 41 Chestnut St.
RECINTO B—Prospect Heights, 41 de la Calle Chestnut

WARD TWO BARRIO DOS
PRECINCT A—Morgan School Gym, South Bridge St. Entrance only
RECINTO A—Gimnasio de la Escuela Morgan, en la Calle So. Bridge solamente

PRECINCT B – Falcetti Towers, 475 Maple St.
RECINTO B – Falcetti Towers, 475 de la Calle Maple

WARD THREE BARRIO TRES
PRECINCT A – Elmwood Engine House, South St.
RECINTO A – Elmwood Engine House, en la Calle South

PRECINCT B – Metcalf School Gym, 2019 Northampton St.
RECINTO B –Gimnasio de la Escuela Metcalf, 2019 de la Calle Northampton

WARD FOUR BARRIOS CUATRO
PRECINCT A& B – St. Paul’s Church Parish Center, Appleton St.
RECINTO A&B – St. Paul’s Church Parish Center, en la Calle Appleton

WARD FIVE BARRIOS CINCO
PRECINCT A – Lt. Elmer J. McMahon School Gym, Kane Rd.
RECINTO A—Gimnasio de la Escuela McMahon, en la Calle Kane

PRECINCT B – Maurice A. Donahue School Gym, Whiting Farms Rd.
RECINTO B—Gimnasio de la Escuela Donahue, en la Calle Whiting Farms

WARD SIX BARRIO SEIS
PRECINCT A&B – Sullivan School 400 Jarvis Ave.
RECINTO A&B – Escuela Sullivan, 400 de la Calle Jarvis

WARD SEVEN BARRIO SIETE
PRECINCT A&B – E. N. White School Gym, 1 Jefferson St.
PRECINTO A&B– Gimnasio de la Escuela E. N. White, 1 de la Calle Jefferson

43. JOURDAIN — That No Tractor Trailer Trucks sign be placed on Monroe Street.  This is a small residential street and trucks of that size and height should not be on that street.  They are also doing damage to low hanging utility wires crossing the street.

44. JOURDAIN — That no parking be established on the Southerly side of Belvidere Ave between Hillside Avenue and Alto St from December 15 to March 15.

45. JOURDAIN — That zoning ordinances for recreational marijuana
SULLIVAN be established.  Furthermore, where the medical marijuana
zoning ordinances can be reasonably modified to accommodate
recreational marijuana rules as well then those existing
ordinances be changed accordingly.

46. JOURDAIN — That the Law Department provide the City Council with copies of all new laws and regulations related to recreational marijuana, as well as, provide the City Council with a legal opinion on Holyoke’s obligations and discretion relative to any new state law and regulations regulating recreational marijuana.

47. JOURDAIN — That trees near 307 Linden Street be trimmed if they are touching the power lines.  G&E please handle this as soon as possible.

48. JOURDAIN — That additional handicap spaces be added on Ivy Ave and current handicap spaces if necessary be re-configured.

49. LEAHY — that the Honorable Holyoke City Council gives their congratulations, in form of a proclamation, to the Valley Blue Sox on winning the NEBCL Championships. This is the first time in their franchise history that they won this championship!

50. LEBRON-MARTINEZ — that a handicap sign be placed in front of 159 Walnut St. for Angel L. Torres.

51. LISI — the DPW superintendent assess the placement of a signalized cross-walk near the Homestead Ave entrance to HCC.

52. LISI — the police department do a speed study on Sycamore Street from Cabot to West Franklin St. or Sergeant St.

53. LISI — the city consider adopting the MA state statutes necessary to reduce the speed limit to 25 mph on residential roads.

54. LOPEZ — That the Holyoke public safety. fire, police, record all interactions that require Spanish translation. When using a translator to complete a report. Name of translator and relationship to person whom needed translator. 

55. LOPEZ — the Forestry Department cuts the dead tree at the curbside on Prew Avenue (nearby Temple). 

56. LOPEZ — the City Council Administrator (Ryan Allen) create a Display Card (Car Dashboard) for each Councilor in order to park in the back parking lot of City Hall.  (See copy attached).

57. LOPEZ — the Chief of Police & Fire Department Chief provide an update regarding the (3 millions Bond) to upgrade Radios and Communication in both Departments.

58. LOPEZ — Chief Pond provide the City Council an update regarding the Contract with Action Ambulance (Time Responding to calls, volume of calls, Do they have any Bilingual staff, how much Action is paying the City to house the Ambulances at the Fire Stations, & Provide a copy of such contract).

59. LOPEZ — That the Ordinance Committee invite the DPW Superintendent to discuss or make suggestions to the traffic interception at South and Brown Streets (stop on red and so on).

60. MCGEE — that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the “LOG POND COVE- CT RIVER-INVASIVE PLANT CONTROL PROJECT” 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.

61. MCGEE — that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the “MUNICIPAL VULNERABILITY 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.

62. MCGEE — that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2018, Eleven Thousand Five Hundred Seventy Three and 03/100 Dollars ($11,573.03) as follows:

FROM:
12101-51105 Sergeants $2,970.86
12101-51107 Patrolmen 8,602.17
TOTAL: $11,573.03
TO:
12101-51180 Inj On Duty $11,573.03
TOTAL: $11,573.03

63. MCGEE — that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2018, Six Thousand Four Hundred Fifty One and 21/100 Dollars ($6,451.21) as follows:

FROM:
12201-51105 Firefighters $3,994.67
12201-51104 Lieutenants 2,456.54
TOTAL: $6,451.21
TO:
12201-51180 Inj on Duty $6,451.21
TOTAL: $6,451.21

64. MCGEE — that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2018, Twelve Thousand Eight Hundred Twelve and 99/100 Dollars ($12,812.99) as follows:

FROM:
12101-51105 Sergeants $2,970.86
12101-51107 Patrolmen 9,842.13
TOTAL: $12,812.99
TO:
12101-51180 Inj on Duty $12,812.99
TOTAL: $12,812.99

65. MCGEE — that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2018, Six Thousand Four Hundred Fifty One and 21/100 Dollars ($6,451.21) as follows:

FROM:
12201-51105 Firefighters $3,994.67
12201-51104 Lieutenants 2,456.54
TOTAL: $6,451.21
TO:
12201-51180 Inj on Duty $6,451.21
TOTAL: $6,451.21

66. MCGEE — that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2018, Six Thousand Fifty One and 91/100 Dollars ($6,051.91) as follows:

FROM:
12101-51105 Sergeants $2,970.86
12101-51107 Patrolmen 3,081.05
TOTAL: $6,051.91
TO:
12101-51180 Inj on Duty $6,051.91
TOTAL: $6,051.91

67. MCGEE — that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2018, Seven Thousand Four Hundred Fifty Three and 01/100 Dollars ($7,453.01) as follows:

FROM:
12101-51105 Sergeants $2,970.86
12101-51107 Patrolmen 4,482.15
TOTAL: $7,453.01
TO:
12101-51180 Inj On Duty $7,453.01
TOTAL: $7,453.01

68. MCGEE — that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2018, Three Thousand Two Hundred Fifty Five and 13/100 Dollars ($3,255.13) as follows:

FROM:
12201-51105 Firefighters $2,026.85
12201-51104 Lieutenants 1,228.28
TOTAL: $3,255.13
TO:
12201-51180 Inj On Duty $3,255.13
TOTAL: $3,255.13

69. MCGEE — that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2018, Four Thousand Four Hundred Eighty Three and 40/100 Dollars ($4,483.40) as follows:

FROM:
12201-51105 Firefighters $2,026.85
12201-51104 Lieutenants 2,456.55
TOTAL: $4,483.40
TO:
12201-51180 Inj On Duty $4,483.40
TOTAL: $4,483.40

70. MCGEE — that the City of Holyoke consider a vote to accept the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 60 Section 3F, the law would allow the City to designate a place on its property or motor vehicle excise tax bills or mail with such bills a separate form whereby taxpayers may voluntarily check off, donate and pledge an amount of money, which shall increase the amount already due, for the purposes of providing support for veterans and their dependents in need of immediate assistance, or take any action relative thereto.

71. MCGEE — that a limited no parking sign near the corner by 42 Shawmut Ave be installed to allow delivery truck access. The no parking would be limited to 8am to 4 pm, parking after 4pm would be allowed.

72. MCGEE — that the school dept install new exhaust doors/fans in the kitchen and gym at EN White School.

73. ROMAN — Ordered that HGE, DPW and the City Forester. Correct and remove dangerous trees, branches etc behind alleyway of 475-501  Maple Street.   (See attached photos) Residents Association is and has made efforts to remedy however dangerous power lines are attached to the trees.

74. ROMAN — that the Holyoke Police Department provide a detailed list of any crimes or arrests in the past 12 months between 1056/1057 Main St to 1125 Main St., 350 Ingleside to 370 Ingleside St. also on the following streets: Jones Ferry Rd, Oscar St, Arthur St. Peltiah St. and Saint Vincent St. residents in this neighborhood would like to know what the crime date is for these streets. Please provide data within 60 Days of receipt of the request, provide a copy to Ward Councilor and City Council Public Safety Committee.

 

 

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

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City Clerk