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Event takes place on September 10, 2013 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

                           Ordinance

 

At the City Council Chambers on Tuesday September 10, 2013

At 6:30P.M. At City Hall in the Council Chambers

Per order of the Chairperson: Rebecca Lisi

 Agenda:

BRESNAHAN, Alexander, Vacon (6/18/13, tabled from 8/26/13)

Ordered, that City Council vote to accept the provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 138 section 12 paragraph 15. Which would enable the Holyoke License Board to grant a license to current Wine and Beer/Wine and Malt holding Licensees to sell cordials at their respective establishments.

  

LEAHY (8/6/13)

Ordered, that That Chapter 66, Sec. 91 of the Code of Ordinances be amended as follows:

Sec. 66-91. – Permit; conduct of sale.

(a)Definition.

For the purposes of this section, a “tag sale” is a sale for the purpose of disposing of household articles of a used nature.

(b)Permit required; limitations.

No tag sale shall be held unless a permit has been obtained from the chief of police at least seven days prior to said sale. Permits shall be on a form designated by the chief of police with a fee of $5.00 to be paid by the applicant. No more than two permits per calendar year shall be issued to an individual or household. Upon passage of this section, two permits shall be available for the remaining portion of the calendar year. The applicant must reside at the address for which the sale is approved. No group other than a household shall hold a tag sale unless such group is a religious, charitable, educational, fraternal, veterans, civic or other nonprofit organization. Such an organization shall not be subject to the residency requirement, but shall be limited to no more than five permits per calendar year. No tag sale shall begin earlier than 9:00 a.m. or continue after 7:00 PM. All signs advertising a tag sale shall be removed by the individual or group holding a tag sale within 48 hours from the conclusion of such sale.

(c)    Copy of tag sale ordinance.

A copy of this section shall be issued to each applicant for a tag sale permit.

(d)Penalty.

Any individual or group holding a “tag sale” in violation of the foregoing shall be fined $25.00.

(Code 1972, § 11-3; Ord. of 6-18-96 [24th amd.], § 1; Ord. of 9-22-98 [1st amd.], § 1; Ord. of 6-6-00 [2d amd.], § 1)

-Secs. 66-9266-110. – Reserved.

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Sec. 66-91. – Permit; conduct of sale.

(a)    Definition.

For the purposes of this section, a “tag sale” is a sale for the purpose of disposing of household articles of a used nature.

(b)   Permit required; limitations.

No tag sale shall be held unless a permit has been obtained from the Chief of Police at least three days prior to said sale. Permits shall be on a form designated by the Chief of Police with a fee of $5.00 to be paid by the applicant. No more than three permits per calendar year shall be issued to an individual or household. Upon passage of this section, two permits shall be available for the remaining portion of the calendar year. The applicant must reside at the address for which the sale is approved. No group other than a household shall hold a tag sale unless such group is a religious, charitable, educational, fraternal, veterans, civic or other nonprofit organization. Such an organization shall not be subject to the residency requirement, but shall be limited to no more than five permits per calendar year. No tag sale shall begin earlier than 9:00 a.m. or continue after 7:00 PM. All signs advertising a tag sale shall be removed by the individual or group holding a tag sale within 48 hours from the conclusion of such sale.

(c)    Copy of tag sale ordinance.

A copy of this section shall be issued to each applicant for a tag sale permit.

(d)   Penalty.

Any individual or group holding a “tag sale” in violation of the foregoing shall be fined $25.00.

(e)   (Code 1972, § 11-3; Ord. of 6-18-96 [24th amd.], § 1; Ord. of 9-22-98 [1st amd.], § 1; Ord. of 6-6-00 [2d amd.], § 1)

(f)     -Secs. 66-9266-110. – Reserved.

 

 LISI (10/30/12, tabled from 7/2/13)

Ordered, that the City Council consider deleting the individual/owner license fees for commercial/residential dumpsters and replace the fee system with one that charges a single license fee for doing business in the city to dumpster haulers (similar to what we have in place for taxi operator licenses in the city).

 

 LISI (6/5/2012, tabled from 7/2/13 )

Ordered, that that the City Council implement a plastic bag ordinance that would limit the use of or ban plastic bags altogether in order to reduce the trash in our streets and landfills as well as the pollution in our environment and waterways.

 

 5.       BRESNAHAN (8/6/13)

Ordered, that City of Holyoke review Chapter 18-35 regulations of blighted and vacant buildings by calling in the Health Director Brian Fitzgerald to the Ordinance Committee.

   

Ryan M. Allen: Administrative Assistant

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 may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                

                                                   


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