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City Council Orders August 2, 2022

Communications & Petitions

Title Initial Status Committee CMTE Date 1 CMTE Date 1 Status CMTE Date 2 CMTE Date 2 Status Final Status
Notes
3. Mayor's Supplemental Budget from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023 Referred Finance
4. Mayor Garcia - Appointment letter for Sharon Bittner-Willis to serve as Acting City Treasurer Received Received 8-2-22
5. Mayor Garcia - Reappointment letter for Matteo Riondato to serve on the Local Historic District Commission Appointment confirmed Appointment confirmed 8-2-22
6. Mayor Garcia - Appointment letter for Lauren Niles to serve on the Local Historic District Commission (Fairfield Avenue) Referred Public Service 8-24-22 Appointment recommended Appointment confirmed 9-1-22
7. Mayor Garcia - Appointment letter for Beth Gosselin to serve on the Local Historic Commission (Fairfield Avenue) Referred Public Service 8-24-22 Appointment recommended Appointment confirmed 9-1-22
8. Mayor Garcia - Appointment letter for Lauren Niles to serve as an Alternate of the Planning Board Referred Public Service 8-24-22 Appointment recommended Appointment confirmed 9-1-22
9. Mayor Garcia - Appointment letter for Jessica Lebron-Martinez to serve as a member on the Commission on Disabilities Referred Public Service 8-24-22 Appointment recommended Appointment confirmed 9-1-22
10. Mayor Garcia - Reappointment letter for Joan Plummer to serve as a member on the Library Board of Directors Appointment confirmed Appointment confirmed 8-2-22
11.Lisa A. Ball City Solicitor - Letter regarding Fire personnel work second jobs exceeding 30 hours a week Referred Public Safety 8-8-22 Received
12. Brenna Murphy McGee, MMC and Jeffery Anderson-Burgos, Admin. Ass't - 6-7-22 and 6-21-22 City Council Meeting Minutes Adopted Adopted 8-2-22
13. Tanya Wdowiak, City Auditor - Budget Report for the General fund and sewer fund and spreadsheet for the PILOT program revenues Referred Finance
14. Acting City Treasurer, Sharon Bittner-Willis - Stabilization accounts recent statements Referred Finance 8-31-22 Complied with Complied with 9-1-22
15. Aaron Vega, Director OPED - Letter regarding Economic Development & Housing Development Incentive report Referred DGR
16. Alicia Zoeller, Community Development - CDBG funds substantial amendments Referred DGR
17. Alicia Zoeller, Community Development - FY2022 CDBG proposals from 7-1-22 to 6-30-23 Referred DGR
18. MOA between City of Holyoke and NAGE R1-180 Referred Finance
19. HPD - Holyoke Wild's Security Plan Received Received 8-2-22
20. AACO Realty Corp - letter regarding 380 Dwight St. Holyoke 420 LLC (failure to enforce city ordinances-Complaint) Referred Ordinance 8-23-22 Refer to Law Dept and Building Dept for investigation Refer to Law Dept and Bldg Dept 9-1-22
21. BOH - 4-28-22 and 5-19-22 Meeting Minutes Received Received 8-2-22
22. Holyoke Redevelopment Authority - 5-18-22 and 6-16-22 Meeting Minutes Received Received 8-2-22
23. Fire Commission - 5-19-22 and 6-16-22 Meeting Minutes Received Received 8-2-22
24. Community Outreach Meeting Notice - Infused Element LLC at 1 Cabot St Referred Ordinance
25. Paul Burns, PVTA Director of Transit Operations - update regarding bus shelter on South St Received Public Safety 8-8-22 Tabled Received 8-2-22 Copy to DPW
26. Second hand license renewal - GameStop at 50 Holyoke St Adopted Adopted 8-2-22
27. Special Permit Application - Betlai, LLC c/o Edison Yee (White Hut) 825 Hampden St Referred DGR 8-29-22 Public hearing opened, closed, approved Adopted 9-1-22
28. Street Vendor License Application - Yajaira Mulero Referred Ordinance a. 8-23-22
b. 9-27-22
a. Tabled
b. Tabled
10-25-22 Leave to withdraw Leave to withdraw 11-1-22
Late File C - Waste Management Study Group 7-25-22 Meeting Minutes Received Received 8-2-22
Late File H - Mill Town Agriculture Security Plan Approval Received Received 8-2-22

Committee Reports

Clicking on reports will link back to original filing of orders (back to 1-1-21)

1. Fire Chief's Contract 2. Special Permit Application - Holyoke Wilds at 20 Hadley Mills Rd for Marijuana Establishment 29A. Special Permit Application Amendment - Buudda Brothers at 90 Sargeant St
29B. Special Permit Application Amendment - Mill Town Agriculture at 1 Cabot St 29C. An order that city departments electronically track time off usage for employees 29D. An order to amend Holyoke Zoning Ordinances to correct the site plan review process in Section 7.10.6.5(b)
29E. An order that City Council update Demolition Delay ordinance - proposals by Holyoke Historical Commission 29F. An order to review and amend ordinances to allow for restricted electric vehicle charging station parking spots 29G. An order to add no parking sign to portion of Russell Terrace
29H. An order to delete two no parking sections of Russell Terrace 29I. An order to discuss amending the demolition order 29J. Street Vendor License Application - Jesùs Feliciano between Middle and Appleton Streets
29K. Special Permit Application Amendment - Massbiology Technology at 6 Appleton Street 29L. Special Permit Application - Petition of Ahava, LLC at 333 Canal St 29M. Special Permit Application - Holyoke Smokes at 81-85 Sargeant St
29N. An order for a handicap sign in front of 563 So. Canal St. for William Vazquez 29O. An order to place a handicap sign in front of 584 So. Summer St. for Isaiah Lee Suarez 29P. An order to place a handicap sign in front of 948 Dwight St. for Said M. Umari
29Q. An order to draft ordinance for Puerto Rican Cultural District 29R. An order that no funds be spent on new public buildings until public officials hold neighborhood meeting 29S. An order to allow starting pay to exceed mid range in special circumstances
29T. An order to invite Department of Early Education and Care to discuss home day cares 29U, Street Vendor License Application - Jesùs Feliciano at 130 Race St 30A. Mayor Garcia - supplemental budget
30B. An order to accept FY2023 STATE 911 DEPARTMENT SUPPORT & INCENTIVE, $246,443, NO MATCH  grant 30C. An order to accept MASSACHUSETTS PRESERVATION PROJECTS FUND-STAINED GLASS WINDOW CONSERVATION, $55,000, 50% MATCH (CPA FUNDED) grant 30D. An order to accept MASSTRAILS - ANNIVERSARY HILL PARK TRAIL IMPROVEMENTS, $100,000, 20% MATCH (CPA FUNDED) grant
30E. An order to accept WINTER RECOVERY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (WRAP), $445,008, NO MATCH gran 30F. An order to transfer $1,000,000 from Stabilization to Capital Stabilization 30G. An order to transfer $1,600 from Longevity to Overtime
30H. An order to transfer $34,033 from Energy/Gas/Oil/Electric and Library Books to Reference Library Asst, Library Asst Evening, and Cataloger 30I. MOA for Local 1459 Association 30J. MOU between City and Professional Supervisors Association
31A. An order to place blinking stop sign on Linden at MacKenzie Ave and Anderson Ave 31B. An order to secure parks at closing time to prevent vandalism 31C. An order to invite organizers of Holyoke HUB to present on what they do
31D. An order to address tall grass and illegal dumping at Lyman and North Summer St properties 31E. An order to invite HG&E to update on general matters of the department 31F. An order to address tree removal on Princeton Street
31G. An order for School Receiver and Police Chief to review school safety and active shooter protocols 31H. An order to consider left turn signal at West Franklin and Beech St 31I. An order to create Director of Public Care and Safety
31J. An order to establish Public Safety account and create Dept of Public Care and Safety 31K. An order to expand Community Responder Model with HPD 31L. An order to reduce double sidewalk between Wolcott & Congress Ave to install tree belt or angled parking
32A. An order to begin interview candidates for Board of Assessors 33A. Special Permit Application - Jose T. Almonte for multifamily dwelling in IG zone at 81 North Bridge St 33B. Special Permit Application - Gary D. Rome for car wash in the BH zone at Whiting Farms Rd
33C. An order to accept sale of 525 Pleasant Street for $20,111.00 to Indra Harris 33D. An order to declare 267 Elm Street (004-03-004) as surplus property 33E. An order to invite GEORGE MULRY to discuss Volleyball Hall of Fame
33F. An order to invite Jordan Hart of Chamber of Commerce to DGR Committee 33G. Special Petition Application - Patrick and Melissa Leahy at 9 Wyckoff Ave for a pool and equipment

New Orders

Title Initial Status Committee CMTE Date 1 CMTE Date 1 Status CMTE Date 2 CMTE Date 2 Status Final Status
Notes
36. MCGEE -- An order to appoint a City Councilor to the Tourism Advisory Committee Referred Public Service 8-24-22 Referred to CC President for appointment Councilors invited to volunteer 9-1-22 Councilor Maldonado Velez appointed
37. MCGEE -- An order for Parks & Rec to establish a pickle ball court at the tennis courts locations Adopted Adopted 8-2-22 Copy to Parks and Rec
38. MCGEE -- An order for city engineer to review the inner section of Yale and Park Slope to slow traffic Referred Public Safety Copy to Engineer
39. MCGEE -- An order to call State primary elections on September 6, 2022 Adopted Adopted 8-2-22
40. MCGEE -- An order to designate polling locations for State primary on September 6, 2022 Adopted Adopted 8-2-22
41. MCGEE -- An order to rename a portion of High Street and Hampden Street Fernandez way Adopted Adopted 8-2-22
42. MCGEE -- An order to present proclamation to the Fernandez Family Restaurant for 34 years of service Adopted Adopted 8-2-22
43. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $5,157.52 from Firefighters to Injured on Duty Adopted Adopted 8-2-22
44. MCGIVERIN -- An order to accept FY2023 STATE 911 DEPARTMENT SUPPORT AND INCENTIVE GRANT Referred Finance 8-31-22 Referred to Auditor Referred to Auditor 9-1-22 Order a duplicate of a previously adopted order
45. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $18,192.49 from Lieutenant, Sergeant, Patrolmen to Injured on Duty Adopted Adopted 8-2-22
46. MCGIVERIN -- An order to use $2,017,526.96 of the ARPA revenue loss as a funding source to the FY2023 budget Referred Finance 8-31-22 Approved Adopted 9-1-22
47. MCGIVERIN -- An order to accept 2022 MASSTRAILS GRANT Referred Finance 8-31-22 Approved 9-12-22 Approved Adopted 10-4-22 Referred back to committee 9-1-22
48. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $12,500 from Cannabis Impact & Innovation Fund as match to the MassTrails Grant Referred Finance 8-31-22 Approved 9-12-22 Approved Adopted 10-4-22 Referred back to committee 9-1-22
49. RIVERA_I -- An order to rename dedicate Albion St to Extraordinaire Way Adopted Adopted 8-2-22 Copy to DPW
50. RIVERA_I -- An order to pass ordinance banning facial surveillance technology Referred Ordinance
51. RIVERA_I -- An order for city engineer to research placement of stop sign at end of Willow St Referred Public Safety Copy to Engineer
52. BARTLEY -- An order for city engineer to provide suggestions for relieving congestion at top of Fairmont Ave Referred Public Safety Copy to Engineer
53. BARTLEY -- An order for city engineer to recommend traffic safety improvements at Linden and Hampshire Streets Referred Public Safety Copy to Engineer, HPD
54. BARTLEY -- An order to repaint crosswalk on Hillside Ave near Coit Adopted Adopted 8-2-22 Copy to DPW, Public Safety
55. GIVNER -- An order to declare annual National Gun Violence Awareness Day on the first Friday of June Adopted Adopted 8-2-22 Refer to Mayor
56. GIVNER -- An order to remove handicap sign at 402 Pleasant St Referred Ordinance 8-23-22 Complied with Complied with 9-1-22
57. GIVNER -- An order to install speed limit signs on Parker St Adopted Adopted 8-2-22 Copy to DPW
58. GIVNER -- An order for HPD to create publicly visible calendar of speed trailers Referred Public Safety Copy to HPD
59. GIVNER -- An order to make 4 amendments to Zoning Ordinance regarding BG zone uses and potential special permits related to parcels 091-00-062 & 091-00-063 Given leave to withdraw Given leave to withdraw 8-2-22
60. JOURDAIN, ANDERSON-BURGOS, RIVERA_I -- An order to comprehensively study employee safety for Holyoke municipal employees Referred Finance 9--12-22 Tabled
61. JOURDAIN, ANDERSON-BURGOS, RIVERA_I -- An order to review and enhance noise ordinance Referred Ordinance 10-25-22 Tabled 11-29-22 Approved fine increases
62. JOURDAIN -- An order for Building department receive additional staffing paid for from the cannabis impact fees for cannabis related matters Adopted Adopted 8-2-22 Copy to Mayor
63. JOURDAIN, TALLMAN, VACON -- An order for Building department receive additional staffing for better enforcement of city ordinances and state building codes Adopted Adopted 8-2-22 Copy to Mayor
64. JOURDAIN, TALLMAN, RIVERA_I -- An order to develop a strategy to clean and beautify Holyoke Referred Public Safety 9-19-22 Tabled Copy to Mayor
65. MALDONADO VELEZ, RIVERA_J -- An order to present proclamation to organizers of  Fiestas Patronales de Holyoke Adopted Adopted 8-2-22
Late File A - MCGIVERIN -- An order to accept PVPC FY23 CT RIVER CLEANUP FUNDING grant Referred Finance 8-31-22 Approved Adopted 9-1-22
Late File B - MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $150,000 from Patrolmen to Overtime Referred Finance 8-31-22 Approved Adopted 9-1-22
Late File D - GIVNER -- An order to amend Zoning Ordinance to allow Motor Vehicle Sales in BG by Special permit Referred Ordinance
Late File E - GIVNER -- An order to amend Zoning Ordinance to add BG zone to BH, IG, and BE Referred Ordinance
Late File F - GIVNER -- An order to amend Zoning Ordinance to create special permit to allow non-conforming use of historic structures in BG zone Referred Ordinance
Late File G- GIVNER -- An order to amend Zoning Ordinance to change specified parcels to BG Referred Ordinance

 

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