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City Council Orders December 6, 2022

Communications & Petitions

Title Initial Status Committee CMTE Date 1 CMTE Date 1 Status CMTE Date 2 CMTE Date 2 Status Final Status
Notes
5. Settlement Agreement Between Holyoke and UPSEU Holyoke Public Works Supervisors, Local 424, Unit MADIVIII Received Received 12-6-22
6. Brenna Murphy McGee, MMC & Jeffery Anderson-Burgos, Admin. Ass't. to City Council - 11-1-22 and 11-15-22 City Council Meeting Minutes Adopted Adopted 12-6-22
7. Damian J. Cote, Building Commissioner - Letter regarding Building Department 10 Year Overview and Impact report Received Received 12-6-22
8. James Lavelle, HG&E General Manager - Letter regarding energy Update Winter 2022-2023 Received Received 12-6-22
9. Grant Completion form for MassTrails Grant Received Received 12-6-22
10. Grant Completion Form for Commonwealth Places Grant MassDevelopment Received Received 12-6-22
11. Feasibility Study for the City of Holyoke Main Street-Springdale Corridor project Received Received 12-6-22
12. Whiting Street Reservoir Study Committee Study Report Referred DGR 1-31-23
13. Holyoke Parks & Recreation Department - 9-20-22 Meeting Minutes Received Received 12-6-22
14. Board of Fire Commission - 10-20-22 Meeting Minutes Received Received 12-6-22
15. Holyoke Redevelopment Authority - 10-26-22 Meeting Minutes Received Received 12-6-22
16. Special Permit Application - Evergreen Industries LLC for Marijuana Manufacturing Establishment at 1 Cabot St Referred Ordinance 1-24-23 Approved with 8 conditions
17. Special Permit Application - Infused Element for Marijuana Manufacturing Establishment at 1 Cabot St Referred Ordinance 1-24-23 Approved with 8 conditions
18. Home Occupation Renewal - Daniel LiBoissonnault for Plant based/Non Dairy business at 267 Southampton Rd Adopted Adopted 12-6-22
19. Home Occupation Renewal - John McCann for Massage and Yoga Business at 415 Ingleside St Adopted Adopted 12-6-22
20. Home Occupation Renewal - William Lyle for Electrical Company at 79 Merrick Ave Adopted Adopted 12-6-22
B. Mayor Garcia - Appointment letter for Marcus Gabrieli to serve as Sealer of Weights and Measures Received Received 12-6-22
C. Mayor Garcia - Appointment letter for Carl Rossi to serve as Director of Department of Public Works Received Received 12-6-22

Committee Reports

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

1. An order to draft ordinance for Puerto Rican Cultural District 2. An order to accept HOLYOKE SCHOOL DEPARTMENT, $1,066,548, ANONYMOUS DONATION 3. An order to accept FY2022 Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership grant
4. An order to appropriate $275,000 MSBA program for replacing windows and boilers at various city schools 21A. An order to amend ordinances to stipulate that Police and Fire Chief contracts are subject to appropriation 21B. OPED - communication regarding expirations of City Council Special permits for Marijuana Companies
21C. Street Vendor license application - Elias Martinez on High St 21D. Special Permit Application - Upper Echelon Cultivation LLC at 420 Race St. Suite 1A 21E. An order to place handicap sign at 364 Maple St for Amy Garcia
21F. An order to place a handicap sign at 363 Chestnut St for Martha Garib 21G. An order to place handicap sign at 97 High St for Nicole Bertone-Gill 21H. An order to create no parking spot at 286 West Franklin or recommend other method for addressing safety concerns
21I. An order to review and enhance noise ordinance 21J. An order to pause new cannabis business applicants to establish better health and safety code enforcement 21K. An order to move handicap spot on Hampden to account for fire hydrant
21L. An order to allow Mayor to grant vacation time to new employees exceeding minimum in special circumstances 21M. An order for Police Department to discuss noise ordinances and speed bikes 21N. An order to establish public reporting system for safety issues in city
21O. An order to place handicap sign at 8 West Court for Maria Malave 21P. An order to place handicap sign at 16 East Court for Hector Reyes 22A. Agreement between Board of Public Works and United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1459
22B. Supplemental budget 22C. Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant Award - Anniversary Hill Park Phase 1 Improvements 22D, MOA between Holyoke and Professional Supervisors Union (PSA), and Building Commissioner
22E. An order to accept ANNIVERSARY HILL PARK REVITALIZATION: PHASE I PROJECT, LWCF #25-00570, $520,000, NO MATCH grant 22F. An order to transfer appropriate $9,705.from IT and $20,457 from Police/Fire Network for services rendered in FY2022 22G. An order to approve resolution accept grant for Anniversary Hill Park Project
22H. An order to transfer $9,903.74 from Property Maint/Demo Supervisor to Building Commissioner 22I. An order to transfer $7,000.00 from Pay Property Maint/Demo Super to Pay-Building Commissioner 22J. An order to transfer $75,000 from Cannabis Stabilization to Board of Health Prof Services
22K. An order to transfer $70,000 from Cannabis Stabilization to Planning-Marketing Manager/Team 22L. An order to transfer $10,000 from Election Officers to Overtime and R&M Other 22M. An order to transfer $3,657 from Sewer-Retirement & Benefits to Principal Clerk/Stenographer
22N. An order to transfer $3,300 from Cannabis Stabilization to Fire Department Equipment 22O. An order to transfer $12,529 from Office Manager to Superintendent Outdoor Work, Foreman/Highway & Bridges, Foreman/Automotive, Foreman/Refuse & Recycling, Forester, and Waste/Recycling Coordinator 22P. An order to transfer $20,000 from Pay-Property Maint/Demo Supervisor to Other Contracted Services
22Q. An order to transfer $20,000 from Pay-Property Maint/Demo Supervisor to Other Contracted Services 23A. An order that city explore using cannabis fee funds to improve sidewalks on Main St, N. Bridge St, Lyman St, and Center St 23B. An order that Disabilities Commission explain process to apply for handicap spot
23C. An order for Board of Health to publish phone number for odor and nuisance complaints 23D. An order to review if alleyway near 5 Fairfield is city property 23E. An order that Parks & Rec and DPW update on remodeling of Springdale Park
23F. An order to request new PVTA bus shelter on South Street 23G. An order to increase trash can minimum to 50 gallons for municipal pickup service

New Orders

Title Initial Status Committee CMTE Date 1 CMTE Date 1 Status CMTE Date 2 CMTE Date 2 Status Final Status
Notes
28. RIVERA_I -- An order to accept donation of computers from PVPC to Veteran's Services Referred Finance 12-14-22 Approved Adopted 12-20-22
29. VACON, TALLMAN  -- An order to recommend traffic calming measures to Whiting Farms Rd and Tokeneke Rd Adopted Adopted 12-6-22 Copy to City Engineer
30. VACON -- An order to add "vehicles will be towed" to "no parking" signs on Cherry St Referred Ordinance
31. ANDERSON-BURGOS -- An order to install additional "no turn on red" signs at Hillside and Cherry intersection Adopted Adopted 12-6-22 Copy to DPW
32. ANDERSON-BURGOS -- An order to discuss possibility of making Corser St a one way street Referred Public Safety 1-10-23 Tabled Copy to City Engineer, Ordinance
33. BARTLEY, PUELLO -- An order to request CDBG or ARPA funding to replace double sidewalk on S. Elm with tree belt and plantings Adopted Adopted 12-6-22 Copy to Mayor, Community Development, DGR
34. BARTLEY -- An order for Cataldo to discuss neighborhood concerns relative to South St station Referred DGR 1-31-23 Copy to Mayor, Fire Chief, Fire Commission, Cataldo, Elmwood Towers
35. BARTLEY -- An order for DPW, HPD, Engineer report on traffic safety improvements at Linden and Hampshire, Linden and Locust Referred Public Safety 1-10-23 Tabled Copy to DPW, HPD, City Engineer
36. MALDONADO-VELEZ -- An order to revert name of Youth Service Committee back to Joint Committee Referred Charter and Rules 1-9-23 Approved Adopted 1-17-23
37. MALDONADO-VELEZ -- An order to add rule creating Youth Services Committee, with description of jurisdiction Referred Charter and Rules 1-9-23 Tabled
38. MCGIVERIN -- An order to accept Land & Conservation Fund, Gateway Cities Park Program, $390,000, No Match grant Referred Finance 12-14-22 Approved Adopted 12-20-22
39. MCGIVERIN -- An order to appropriate $275,000 to pay costs of Schematic Design Study for projects at Lawrence, McMahon, and Donahue Schools Laid on the table Return to auditor 12-20-22
40. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $2,386.35 from Firefighters to Injured on Duty Adopted Adopted 12-6-22
41. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $24,350.73 from Lieutenant, Sergeant, and Patrolmen to Injured on Duty Adopted Adopted 12-6-22
42. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $26,045.86 from Lieutenant, Sergeant, and Patrolmen to Injured on Duty Adopted Adopted 12-6-22
43. MCGIVERIN -- An order to accept Wistariahurst Foundation INC., $75,000 Exterior Painting donation Referred Finance 12-14-22 Approved Adopted 12-20-22
44. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $35,000.00 from Local Building Inspector and Property Maint/Demo Supervisor to Other Contracted Services Referred Finance 12-14-22 Approved Adopted 12-20-22
45. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $190.00 from DPW Admin - In State Travel to Recruitment Referred Finance 12-14-22 Approved Adopted 12-20-22
46. MCGIVERIN -- An order to appropriate $2,275.75 from City Clerk Ordinance Codification budget for services rendered in fiscal year 2022 Referred Finance 12-14-22 Approved Adopted 12-20-22
47. MURPHY-ROMBOLETTI -- An order to establish system to ensure user fees associated with enterprise funds are maintained at a sustainable level by automatically adjusting user fees annually Referred Ordinance
A, MCGIVERIN -- An order to grant HPS 5 year contract for bus service Referred Finance 12-14-22 Approved request to seek RFP Adopted 12-20-22

 

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