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City Council Orders January 17, 2023

Communications & Petitions

Title Initial Status Committee CMTE Date 1 CMTE Date 1 Status CMTE Date 2 CMTE Date 2 Status Final Status
Notes
2. City Council 1-3-23 Meeting Minutes Adopted Adopted 1-17-23
3. Communication from Anthony Soto regarding donation to HPS Referred Finance
4. Reports from Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference Received Received 1-17-23
5. Holyoke 5 year forecast workbook Referred Finance
6. Green Valley Analytics Annual Report Received Received 1-17-23
7. Community Outreach Meeting Notice Burn Bright LLC at 1 Cabot St Referred Ordinance
8. Board of Fire Commission 11-17-22 Meeting Minutes Received Received 1-17-23
9. Special Permit Application Amendment - Victoria Frost at 679-689 Main St Referred Ordinance
10. Special Permit Application Amendment - Holyoke 420 at 380 Dwight St Referred Ordinance
11. Special Permit Application - Carefully Curated at 400 Race St Referred Ordinance
A. Lisa A. Ball, City Solicitor Settlement Agreement with NAGE R1-180, Clerical Union. Referred Finance

Committee Reports

Laid on the Table
1. An order to draft ordinance for Puerto Rican Cultural District
Finance
13A. Settlement agreement with Local 1459 Council on Aging employees 13B. An order to accept FY22 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant, $37,248, NO MATCH grant 13C. An order to transfer $143,000 from Capital Stabilization to School Capital Outlay
13D. An order to transfer $120,000 from Capital Stabilization to Schools-Capital Outlay 13E. An order to transfer $16,966 from Chief Procurement Officer to Kitchen Supervisor, Kitchen Asst, Social Worker/Coordinator, LPN/Wellness Instructor, and Driver 13F. Tanya Wdowiak, City Auditor - Purchase Agreement for Police Cruisers, Lease Schedule No 1 and Master lease purchase agreement
13G. An order for an update on progress and funding of Wistariahurst wall repair
Public Safety
14A. An order to create Office of Tenants Protection 14B. An order for Health and Legal to describe process for taking landlords to court for not complying with ordinances 14C. An order to discuss planned use of opioid lawsuit settlement funds
14D. An order to discuss effectiveness of Flex Squad
Charter and Rules
17A. An order to revert name of Youth Service Committee back to Joint Committee 17B. City Council Rules examples from Amherst and Boston 17C. An order to review committee responsibilities
17D. An order that solicitor draft ballot question to reduce CPA tax from 1.5% to 0.5% 17E. An order to draft ballot question for voters to decide on reducing CPA tax 17F. An order that solicitor draft ballot question to revoke CPA tax
17G. An order to add Zoning Committee, Public Way Committee, and Development Committee 17H. An order for special election with Council vacancy having more than 6 months left in term

 

New orders

Title Initial Status Committee CMTE Date 1 CMTE Date 1 Status CMTE Date 2 CMTE Date 2 Status Final Status
Notes
19. MCGEE, MURPHY-ROMBOLETTI — An order for CPA board to update on the program  Referred Finance
20. MCGEE — An order for top salary reports of 2022 Adopted Adopted 1-17-23 Copy to City Treasurer
21. MCGEE, TALLMAN — An order to extend property tax abatement for active duty members serving in foreign countries Referred Ordinance
22. MCGEE — An order to amend rule 9H regarding drafting ordinance language Referred Charter and Rules
23. MCGIVERIN — An order to transfer $21,237.47 from from Lieutenant, Sergeant, and Patrolmen to Injured on Duty Adopted Adopted 1-17-23
24. MCGIVERIN — An order to transfer $522.16 from Fire Captain to Injured on Duty Adopted Adopted 1-17-23
25. MCGIVERIN — An order to transfer $5,000 from Lieutenants to Captains Referred Finance
26. MCGIVERIN — An order to transfer $250,000 from E911 Dispatchers and Patrolmen to Overtime Referred Finance
27. MCGIVERIN — An order to accept Student Awareness of Fire Education (SAFE), $7,958 no match grant Referred Finance
28. MCGIVERIN — An order to accept FY23 Firefighter Safety Equipment, $24,978 no match grant Referred Finance
29. MCGIVERIN — An order to accept 2022/2023 Marcotte Ford Fire Equipment Donation, $9,890.52 Referred Finance
30. PUELLO — An order to explore installing divider(s) at top of Saint Vincent St Adopted Adopted 1-17-23 Copy to Public Safety, City Engineer
31. PUELLO — An order to explore repairing raised crossed walk on West Franklin and Magnolia Ave Referred Public Safety Copy to City Engineer
32. PUELLO — An order to place police traffic trailer on Main and Vernon Streets adjacent to Springdale park Adopted Adopted 1-17-23 Copy to Traffic Officer, Police Chief
33. PUELLO — An order to replace assigned handicap signs with generic signs in alley near 588 South Summer St Adopted Adopted 1-17-23 Copy to DPW
34. PUELLO — An order to remove handicap sign at 363 Chestnut St Referred Ordinance
35. PUELLO — An order to explore revamping drivers Ed classes so students receive a license/permit on completion Referred Joint Committee
36. RIVERA_I, JOURDAIN, MURPHY-ROMBOLETTI, TALLMAN — An order to discuss designating police officers for traffic squad Referred Public Safety Copy to Ordinance, HPD
37. RIVERA_I — An order to add ordinance titled Human Relations Referred Ordinance
38. RIVERA_I — An order for a new ordinance prohibiting discrimination based on list of personal identities and backgrounds Referred Ordinance Copy to Law Dept
39. RIVERA_I — An order to discuss IEP process and procedures and efforts to ensure adequate information is presented to parents Referred Joint Committee
40. VACON, PUELLO — An order to request CCC create regulation requiring warning labels for marijuana products Referred Public Safety
41. VACON, PUELLO, TALLMAN — An order for local inspections of marijuana retailers to ensure compliance with laws Referred Public Safety Copy to Board of Health
42. VACON, PUELLO, RIVERA_I — An order to use marijuana mitigation funds for educational programs on risks and dangers of use Adopted Adopted 1-17-23 Referred to Mayor
B. MCGEE -- An order to update language in Fire Department Stations Revolving Fund Referred Finance
C. MCGIVERIN -- An order to accept Advancing Climate Resilience and Health through Urban Forestry, $13,500 no match grant Referred Finance

 

 

 

 

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