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City Council Orders December 7, 2021

Communications & Petitions

Title Initial Status Committee CMTE Date 1 CMTE Date 1 Status CMTE Date 2 CMTE Date 2 Status Final Status
Notes
4. Mayor Joshua A. Garcia - letter re-appointing Miriam Panitch to serve as a Commissioner of the Planning Board Referred Public Service 1-19-22 Referred back to Council Confirmed 2-1-22
5. Mayor Joshua A. Garcia - letter appointing Morris M. Partee to serve as a member of the Board of Appeals Referred Public Service 1-19-22 Confirmation recommended to Council Confirmed 2-1-22
6. Mayor Joshua A. Garcia - letter appointing Jennifer Keitt to serve as a member of the Holyoke Redevelopment Authority Referred Public Service 1-19-22 Tabled 3-9-212 Leave to withdraw Leave to withdraw 3-15-22 Ms. Keith was hired for a position in OPED
7. Tanya Wdowiak, City Auditor, City of Holyoke Financial Statements, Management Letter and Independent Auditor's Reports Referred Finance
8. Brenna Murphy McGee, MMC - Ward 5 City Councilor Recount November 19, 2021 Received Received 12-7-21
9. Brenna Murphy McGee, MMC and Jeffery Anderson-Burgos Admin Asst to City Council - 10-19-21 and 11-16-21 City Council meeting minutes Received Received 12-7-21
10. Assessors office- communication regarding first right of refusal for Chapter land property of Adam Mulcahy Referred DGR
11. CPA Project funding extension recommendations Referred Finance 12-13-21 Approved Adopted 12-21-21
12. Board of Fire Commission - 10-21-21 meeting minutes Received Received 12-7-21
13. Meagan Magrath-Smith Holyoke Community Preservation Act Chairman - communication regarding Amy Landau increase in salary Referred Finance 12-13-21 Approved Adopted 12-21-21
14. PERAC - Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2023 Referred Finance
15. Kevin A. Jourdain - letter of resignation as a member of the Holyoke Water Works Commission Received Received 12-7-21
16. Brian G. Smith - letter of resignation from the Holyoke Retirement Board Received Received 12-7-21
17. Craig DellaPenna - letter regarding Combining Holyoke's two Historical Commissions Received Received 12-7-21
18. Maribel Ortiz - Cover letter and resume for interest in CPC Referred Public Service 1-19-22 Appointment recommended Confirmed 2-15-22
19. Franchesca Nunez - Cover letter and resume for interest in CPC Referred Public Service 1-19-22 Appointment recommended Confirmed 2-15-22
20. GreenGrab, Inc. - Special permit application to operate a Marijuana Delivery Operator at 620 Beaulieu St Referred Ordinance Public hearing 3-22-22 Public hearing continued to 4-26-22 4-26-22 Public hearing closed, approved with conditions Adopted with conditions 5-3-22
21. Andrea Alvarez - Renewal petition for renewal of home occupation for Salon at 45 Longwood Ave Adopted Adopted 12-7-21
22. Daniel LiBoissonnault - Renewal petition of home occupation for Plant-based/Non Dairy business at 267 Southampton Rd Adopted Adopted 12-7-21
23. John P. McCann - Renewal petition of Home Occupation for Massage Therapy and Yoga at 415 Ingleside St Adopted Adopted 12-7-21
24. 876 Grow Inc. - Special permit application for Marijuana and Cultivation Establishment at 360 Race St Referred Ordinance a. Public hearing 2-22-22
b. 3-22-22
a. Public hearing continued to 3-22-22
b. Public hearing continued to 4-26-22
4-26-22 Public hearing closed, approved with conditions Adopted with conditions 5-3-22
25. Hybrid House LLC - Special permit application for Marijuana Manufacturing Establishment at 55 Jackson St Referred Ordinance 2-22-22 Hearing continued to 3-22-22
Late File A. Law Department - Notice of sale of City property: 415-417 Main Street Received Received 12-7-21
Late File B. Amie Chrzanowski, Acting DPW Superintendent - Contract with Sheriff Department Referred Finance 12-13-21 Received
Late File C. Lisa Ball, Acting City Solicitor - Agreement with UFCW for Council on Aging employees Referred Finance 12-13-21 Received
Late File L. Erin Linville, Holyoke Public Schools - Presentation from Joint Committee meeting Referred Joint Committee of CC and SC

Committee Reports

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

1. Peter Rosskothen - Petition for a special permit for a non-conforming structure (4.7.3) at 3 Country Club Rd 2. An order to re-examine ordinance pertaining to snow removal on sidewalks 3. An order to establish Indigenous Peoples Day
26A. An order to strike section (g) (2) of ordinance 2-69 restricting city employees from serving on City Council 26B.  An order to remove handicap sign at 136 Beech Street 26C. An order for a handicap sign at 58 North Bridge St. for Marilyn Vazquez
26D. An order to remove handicap sign at 24 Hampden St 26E. An order to review proposed transfer of school committee land near Dean High School 26F. An order to invite schools officials to discuss student achievement metrics
26G. An order to discuss middle school building project 26H. An order to transfer portion of property on Dean campus to city for construction of homes 26I. An order for Receiver to discuss the potential benefits of providing cursive writing instruction in some of the early grades
27A. An order for City to join J & J settlement agreement relative to opioid crisis 27B. Settlement Agreement by and between the City of Holyoke and UFCW, Local 1459 Council on Aging employees 27C. An order to appropriate $9,705.00 from PROFESSIONAL CONSULTING SERVICES and $20,457 POLICE/FIRE NETWORK ADMINISTRATION for services rendered in fiscal year 2021
27D. An order for a report on collection efforts for police detail work 27E. An order to transfer $11,800.00 from MOTOR EQUIPMENT REPAIRMAN to OVERTIME 27F. An order to transfer $11,200.00 from POWER SHOVEL OPERATOR to PROPERTY MAINT & DEMO WORKER
27G. An order to transfer $107,500.00 from various salary account to various R&M accounts 27H. An order to transfer $1,500.00 from PRINCIPAL CLERK to OVERTIME 27I. An order to transfer $26,400.00 from HEAVY MOTOR EQUIPMENT OPERATOR to REFUSE-OTHER SERVICES
27J. An order to accept HG&E funds and pay off 2012 General Obligation bonds 30A. License Agreement between City of Holyoke and Edward A. Owen 30B. An order to redraw ward lines according to the new federal census
30C. An order to declare Clemente Street parcel 006 (Assessors Map 028, Block 04, Parcel 006) as surplus property available for disposition 30D. An order to declare Clemente Street parcel 007 (Assessors Map 028, Block 04, Parcel 007) as surplus property available for disposition 30E. An order to approve sale of 277 Main Street for $5,000 to Next Realty, Inc
30F. An order to approve sale of 285 Main Street for $5,000 to Next Realty, Inc 30G. An order to approve sale of 86 Beech Street for $15,000 to BEX, LLC 30H. An order to approve the transfer of Clemente Street parcel 006 (Assessors Map 028, Block 04, Parcel 006) to the Holyoke Redevelopment Authority for consideration of $1.00
30I. An order to approve the transfer of Clemente Street parcel 007 (Assessors Map 028, Block 04, Parcel 007) to the Holyoke Redevelopment Authority for consideration of $1.00 Pulled from Committee
An order to appoint a new Assessor
Pulled from Committee
An order that the marijuana ordinance be amended to correct two errors

New Orders

 

Title Initial Status Committee CMTE Date 1 CMTE Date 1 Status CMTE Date 2 CMTE Date 2 Status Final Status
Notes
33. LEBRON-MARTINEZ -- An order to place handicap sign at 70 Walnut St. for Angel Lopez Referred Ordinance 1-25-22 Approved Adopted 2-1-22 Copied to Disabilities Commission
34. LISI -- An order that Mayor Garcia initiate a financial transfer to create a capital stabilization fund Adopted Adopted 12-7-21
35. MCGEE -- An order for a proclamation to Susan Kelley for service as executive director of the Children’s Museum Adopted Adopted 12-7-21 Copied to the Mayor
36. MCGEE, MCGIVERIN -- An order to set the tax rate Tabled Adopted 12-15-21 Tax rates set to $19.26 Residential and $40.59 Commercial
37. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $2,495.00 from PAY - UNION ACCOUNTANT to PAY - AIDE TO MAYOR Referred Finance 12-13-21 Approved Adopted 12-21-21
38. MCGIVERIN -- An order to approve expense of the FY2022 Holyoke Share-ValleyBike Administration in the amount of $9,610.00 Referred Finance 12-13-21 Tabled 2-7-22 Approved Adopted 2-15-22
39. MCGIVERIN -- An order to accept provisions of the "RECYCLING DIVIDENDS PROGRAM, $14,400, NO MATCH" grant Referred Finance 12-13-21 Approved Adopted 12-21-21
40. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $2,296.78 from FIREFIGHTER to INJURED ON DUTY Adopted Adopted 12-7-21
41. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $15,243.66 from LIEUTENANT, SERGEANT, and PATROLMEN to INJURED ON DUTY Adopted Adopted 12-7-21
42. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $17,909.84 from LIEUTENANT, SERGEANT. and PATROLMEN to INJURED ON DUTY Adopted Adopted 12-7-21
43. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $800.00 from LONGEVITY to OVERTIME Referred Finance 12-13-21 Approved Adopted 12-21-21
44. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $2,565.00 from LONGEVITY and VACATION BUYBACK to NUTRITION DIRECTOR, HEALTH SERVICES, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, and ASSISTANT DIRECTOR Referred Finance 12-13-21 Denied Denied 12-21-21
45. MCGIVERIN -- An order to use $1,699,874.78 of the ARPA revenue loss as a funding source to the 2022 budget Adopted Adopted 12-7-21
46. MCGIVERIN -- An order to accept provisions of the "HUD HOME Investment Partnerships- American Rescue Plan (HOME-ARP)” grant Referred Finance 12-13-21 Approved Adopted 12-21-21
47. SULLIVAN -- An order to appropriate and reserve from the Community Preservation Fund annual revenues for committee administrative expenses and reserves in FY 22 Adopted Adopted 12-7-21
48. SULLIVAN, VACON -- An order to adopt temporary moratorium on issuing special permits for MME’s for six months Referred Ordinance 1-12-22 Complied with Complied with 1-18-22
49. VACON -- An order that Comcast improves service to the users In Holyoke Adopted Adopted 12-7-21 Amendment to specify Ward 5, Copied to the Mayor, Public Service Committee
50. VACON -- An order to recommend ordinance language changes pertaining to our reservoirs Referred Ordinance 1-25-22 Tabled for legal form 2-22-22 Approved Adopted 3-15-22
51. VACON -- An order for legal opinion on City Council authority to issue a special permit for use not addressed in zoning language Adopted Adopted 12-7-21 Copied to Law Dept, Ordinance Committee
52. VACON -- An order for a speed trailer on Mountain Road near #437 facing Southampton Rd Adopted Adopted 12-7-21 Copied to Police Dept
53. BARTLEY -- An order to amend ordinances to limit parking in front of the business at 548 South St Referred Ordinance 1-25-22 Approved Adopted 2-1-22
54. BARTLEY -- An order to remove No Parking signs proximate to 274 South St. & 2 Brown Avenue Referred Ordinance 1-25-22 Approved Adopted 2-1-22
55. BARTLEY -- An order that DPW and plow vendors plow the carve-out street near 274 South St. and 2 Brown Ave Adopted Adopted 12-7-21 Copied to DPW
56. BARTLEY -- An order to invite St. Patrick's Parade Committee to present the award winners and Colleens in March Adopted Adopted 12-7-21 Copied to St. Patrick's Parade Committee
Late File D. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $5,000.00 from PARKING CONTROL OFFICER to R&M CITY HALL Referred Finance 12-13-21 Approved Adopted 12-21-21
Late File E. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $5,000.00 from PARKS MAINTENANCE MAN to R&M CITY HALL ANNEX Referred Finance 12-13-21 Approved Adopted 12-21-21
Late File F. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $10,000.00 from HEAVY MOTOR EQUIPMENT OPERATOR to R&M POLICE Referred Finance 12-13-21 Approved Adopted 12-21-21
Late File G. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $10,000.00 from HEAVY MOTOR EQUIPMENT OPERATOR to R&M SENIOR CENTER Referred Finance 12-13-21 Approved Adopted 12-21-21
Late File H. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $10,000.00 from PARKS MAINTENANCE MAN and HEAVY MOTOR EQUIPMENT OPERATOR to R&M PELLISSIER BLDG Referred Finance 12-13-21 Approved Adopted 12-21-21
Late File I. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $2,500.00 from HEAVY MOTOR EQUIPMENT OPERATOR to R&M FIRE STATION NO. 3 Referred Finance 12-13-21 Approved Adopted 12-21-21
Late File J. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $915.00 from VACATION BUYBACK to EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR and ASST. DIRECTOR Referred Finance 12-13-21 Approved Adopted 12-21-21
Late File K. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $1,650.00 from LONGEVITY and VACATION BUYBACK to NUTRITION DIRECTOR and HEALTH SERVICES Referred Finance 12-13-21 Approved Adopted 12-21-21

 

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