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Event takes place on March 22, 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
Ordinance/Planning Board

At City Hall in the Council Chamber, on Tuesday March 22, at 6:30PM
Per order of the Chair: Linda Vacon

AGENDA
1. Previous meeting minutes
2. Vacon 1/19/16: Order: that solar installations by right be limited to industrial and business zones. Any other solar proposals in a residential zone, other than an individual home, be subject to special permit.

3. Jourdain 8/4/15: Order: That the Zoning Section 7.1.1, 4 be amended as follows by adding the following clause, ” Parking lots or structures designed to serve these institutions and their accessory uses and buildings are allowed whether or not a fee is charged for their use; provided, that parking lots shall only be allowed by special permit of the City Council.”
4. Zone Change application of Frontier Development at 1575 Northampton Street, MBP 105 11 061, former Lynch School from current zone R-1A to BH
5. Roman 2/2/16 Ordered that Resident Only Parking signs be placed in front of 60 / 62 /
6. Lisi 1/19/16: Ordered that the City Council approve and ratify an agreement between the City of Holyoke and Ryan & Boudreau LLC c/o Robert Baker, and in accordance with Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 59, sec. 38H, for payment in lieu of taxes (“PILOT”) of certain personal property tax obligations
7. Lisi 1/19/16: Order: Ordered that the City Council approve and ratify an agreement between the City of Holyoke and Dinn Brothers, Inc., and in accordance with Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 59, sec. 38H, for payment in lieu of taxes (“PILOT”) of certain personal property tax obligations
8. Lisi 1/19/16: Ordered that the City Council approve and ratify an agreement between the City of Holyoke and Forestdale Cemetery Association, and in accordance with Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 59, sec. 38H, for payment in lieu of taxes (“PILOT”) of certain personal property tax obligations
9. Lisi 1/19/16: Ordered that the City Council approve and ratify an agreement between the City of Holyoke and O’Connell Development Group, and in accordance with Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 59, sec. 38H, for payment in lieu of taxes (“PILOT”) of certain personal property tax obligations
10. Lisi /19/16: Ordered, that Ordered that the City Council approve and ratify an agreement between the City of Holyoke and Rita M. Lawler, Trustee of the Timothy J. Lawler Trust of 76 Alvord Place, South Hadley and David A. Begley and Estelle A. Begley Trustees of the Begley Family Realty Trust and in accordance with Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 59, sec. 38H, for payment in lieu of taxes (“PILOT”) of certain personal property tax obligations for a solar facility located on property at Martin St.. Map 120 Parcel 11, Holyoke, MA
11. Bartley 2/2/16: Order: To strengthen procurement laws, the city of Holyoke will put police ordered towing and any other public towing services out to bid on at least a biennial basis
12. Jourdain 2/2/16: Ordered, that Division 3 entitled “Purchasing Department” of Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances be reviewed and amended as necessary for consistency with the thresholds set by M.G.L. ch. 30B.
13. McGee 9/23/14: Order: Order that the city proceed with a bid process regarding the replacement of the city’s outside legal council. The bid process can potentially offer cost savings to the city, look to attract local firm and keep the process open and fair.
14. Sullivan 1/19/16: Order that the discard of refuse items on public or private property in excess of 2lbs. constitutes an act of “Illegal Dumping”, examples are items such as mattresses, furniture, tires, bags of household trash, Etc., Penalty for such illegal disposal to be no less than $1,000 and up to $2,500 reward for arrest and conviction $250.00
15. Sullivan 1/19/16: the discard of hazardous or regulated waste be subject to fines of $2,500 – $5,000 reward leading to arrest and conviction of $500. Examples would be asbestos, PCB’s, lead, mercury, Etc., This would include items containing hazardous materials, sucha as refrigerators, (freon), brake pads, floor tile (asbestos), paint and batteries (lead) light fixtures (PCB’s)
16. Sullivan: Ordered that the City Council review and amend Section 18-35 “Regulations of Blighted and Vacan Buildings” and any other sections as may be necessary. Regulations should be solicited from the Mayor, Building Commissioner, Board of Health, and HPD
17: Jourdain 6/16/15: Ordered that the off-street parking fee be increased to $40 per month and that the off-street hourly parking fee be increased to $0.35 per hour to a maximum of $3.50 per day.

 

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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