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City Council Orders November 1, 2022

Communications & Petitions

Title Initial Status Committee CMTE Date 1 CMTE Date 1 Status CMTE Date 2 CMTE Date 2 Status Final Status
Notes
2. Mayor Joshua A. Garcia - Appointment letter for Jonathan Moquin Jr. to serve as a Commissioner of the Parks and Recreation Referred Public Service 11-9-22 Recommend confirmation Appointment confirmed 11-15-22
3. Lisa A. Ball City Solicitor - letter regarding Legal fees for Litigation involving Dunkin Donuts-Log Cabin Referred Finance
4. From Brenna Murphy McGee, MMC & Jeffrey Anderson-Burgos, Admin. Ass't. to City Council - 10-18-22 City Council Meeting Minutes Adopted Adopted 11-1-22
5. AACO Realty Corp - continued complaint letter regarding 380 Dwight St. for 420 LLC failure to enforce city ordinances Referred Ordinance Copy to Law Dept
6. Sgt Hart, HPD - FY2022 Traffic Grant Summary Received Received 11-1-22
7. Board of Public Works - 8-1-22, 8-15-22, 9-19-22 Meeting Minutes Received Received 11-1-22
8. Holyoke Redevelopment Authority - 7-20-22, 9-21-22 Meeting Minutes Received Received 11-1-22
9. Fire Commission - 9-16-22 Meeting Minutes Received Received 11-1-22
10. Street Vendor license application - Elias Martinez on High St Referred Ordinance 11-29-22
A. DEP Waterways Regulation - Notice of December 5th public hearing for Holyoke Rows Received Received 11-1-22
C. Erin Linville, HPS - School Rezoning Update Referred Joint Committee Copy to Finance Committee
D. Wayfinders - Analysis of the 5-block area of Holyoke bounded by Appleton Street, Nick Cosmos Way, Worcester Place, and High Street Referred DGR 11-14-22 Received Complied with 11-15-22
E. Impact Fee Funding Application - Fire Department for 6 Carbon Dioxide Detectors Referred Finance 11-30-22
F. Impact Fee Funding Application - OPED for Marketing Manager/Team Referred Finance 11-30-22
G. Impact Fee Funding Application - Board of Health for Cannabis Industry Inspector Referred Finance 11-30-22
H. Mayor Joshua A. Garcia - Supplemental budget Referred Finance 11-10-22 Tabled 11-30-22

New Orders

Title Initial Status Committee CMTE Date 1 CMTE Date 1 Status CMTE Date 2 CMTE Date 2 Status Final Status
Notes
18. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $13,200 from Personnel Equipment to Grant Match - FY22 Bulletproof Vest Referred Finance 11-10-22 Approved Adopted 11-15-22
19. MCGIVERIN -- An order to accept FY2022 Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership grant Referred Finance 11-10-22 Approved Adopted 11-15-22
20. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $12,529 from Superintendent Outdoor Work, Foreman/Highway & Bridges, Foreman/Automotive, Foreman/Refuse & Recycling, Forester, and Waste/Recycling Coordinator to Office Manager Returned to the Auditor Returned to the Auditor 11-1-22
21. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $3,657 from Principal Clerk/Stenographer to Retirement & Benefits Returned to the Auditor Returned to the Auditor 11-1-22
22. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $2,000 from Safety Inspector to Waste/Recycling Coordinator Referred Finance
23. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $10,000 from Parks Maintenance Men to Overtime-Forestry Referred Finance
24. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $20,000 from Pay-Property Maint/Demo Supervisor to Other Contracted Services Referred Finance 11-30-22
25. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $4,772 from Firefighters to Injured on Duty Adopted Adopted 11-1-22
26. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $28,546.18 from Lieutenant, Sergeant, Patrolmen to Injured on Duty Adopted Adopted 11-1-22
27. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $142,768 from School Choice Sending Tuition and Charter School Sending Tuition to Schools-Other Expenses and State Special Education Returned to the Auditor Returned to the Auditor 11-1-22
28. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $80,000 from Capital Stabilization to Board of Health-Capital Outlay Referred Finance 11-10-22 Approved Adopted 11-15-22
29. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $143,000 from Capital Stabilization to School Capital Outlay Referred Finance
30. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $75,000 from Capital Stabilization to Council on Aging Capital Outlay Referred Finance 11-10-22 Approved Adopted 11-15-22
31. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $241,000 from Capital Stabilization to Police Capital Outlay Referred Finance 11-10-22 Approved Adopted 11-15-22
32. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $165,000 from Capital Stabilization to Highways & Bridges Capital Outlay Referred Finance
33. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $45,000 from Capital Stabilization to Municipal Parking Capital Outlay Returned to the Auditor Returned to the Auditor 11-1-22
34. MURPHY-ROMBOLETTI -- An order to amend Ordinance Section 2-35 to update the compensation amount for the Emergency Management Director Referred Ordinance
35. MURPHY-ROMBOLETTI -- An order to revise Ordinance Section 58 - 18 to establish responsibility of businesses to collect shopping carts Referred Ordinance
36. MURPHY-ROMBOLETTI -- An order to explore options for traffic mitigation on Whiting Farms Rd Adopted Adopted 11-1-22 Copy to City Engineer, Public Safety
37. PUELLO -- An order to place a handicap sign at 363 Chestnut St for Martha Garib Referred Ordinance 11-29-22 Copy to Disabilities Commission
38. PUELLO -- An order for Law Dept to interpret section 46 to determine if convictions creating vacancies in seats only applies to those that occur while in office Adopted Adopted 11-1-22 Copy to Law Dept
39. PUELLO -- An order that Tapestry provide communication for dissemination regarding the needle program Adopted Adopted 11-1-22 Copy to Tapestry Health
40. RIVERA_J -- An order to place handicap sign at  97 High St for Nicole Bertone-Gill Referred Ordinance 11-29-22 Copy to Disabilities Commission
41. RIVERA_J -- An order to place handicap sign at 364 Maple St for Amy Garcia Referred Ordinance 11-29-22 Copy to Disabilities Commission
42. RIVERA_J, MALDONADO-VELEZ --An order to discuss effectiveness of Flex Squad Referred Public Safety 11-21-22 Tabled Copy to Mayor, Flex Squad
43. VACON -- An order to evaluate the intersection of Evergreen and Bray Park Drive for safety improvements Adopted Adopted 11-1-22 Copy to City Engineer, Public Safety
44. VACON -- An order to place or replace speed limit signs on Homestead Adopted Adopted 11-1-22 Copy to DPW
45. VACON -- An order place, replace, and update cameras throughout city to ensure compliance with laws Referred Finance Copy to Public Safety
46. VACON -- An order to provide update on ensuring safety and integrity of ballot drop boxes Complied with Complied with 11-1-22
47. ANDERSON-BURGOS -- An order to create no parking spot at 286 West Franklin Referred Ordinance 11-29-22
48. BARTLEY, JOURDAIN, ANDERSON-BURGOS, TALLMAN -- An order to issue proclamation to Rep. Jack Lewis of Framingham for honoring Holyoke with state dinosaur Adopted Adopted 11-1-22
49. GIVNER -- An order to pause new cannabis business applicants to establish better health and safety code enforcement Referred Ordinance 11-29-22
50. JOURDAIN -- An order to remove diseased tree at 166 Lincoln St Adopted Adopted 11-1-22 Copy to Forester, Conservation
51. JOURDAIN -- An order for Law Dept opinion on implications of a majority of the body denying an individual request for formal legal opinions Adopted Adopted 11-1-22 Copy to Law Dept
52. MALDONADO-VELEZ -- An order to create Office of Tenants Protection Referred Public Safety 11-21-22 Tabled
53. MCGEE -- An order to install mirror on facing sidewalk at City Hall to allow for seeing pedestrians while exiting Adopted Adopted 11-1-22 Copy to DPW
54. MCGEE -- An order to place no parking on Friday mornings sign at parking lot of 31 Beacon Ave Referred Ordinance
55. MCGEE -- An order to appropriate $275,000 MSBA program for replacing windows and boilers at various city schools Referred Finance 11-10-22 Approved Tabled by City Council 11-15-22
56. MCGEE -- An order for Holyoke Media to update and discuss appointments Referred Finance
57. MCGEE, TALLMAN -- An order to move handicap spot on Hampden to account for fire hydrant Referred Ordinance 11-29-22
B. RIVERA_I -- An order to pledge support for ex-felons against disenfranchisement and electoral participation Referred Public Service
I. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $150,000 from Firefighters to Overtime Referred Finance 11-10-22 Approved Adopted 11-15-22
J. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $120,000 from Capital Stabilization to Schools-Capital Outlay Referred Finance
K. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $3,657 from Sewer-Retirement & Benefits to Principal Clerk/Stenographer Referred Finance 11-30-22
L. MCGIVERIN -- 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 Referred Finance 11-30-22
M. MCGEE -- An order to give proclamation for Bryan Marcotte dedication Adopted Adopted 11-1-22
N. MCGEE -- An order to give proclamation to Gary Rome for Time Dealer of the Year award Adopted Adopted 11-1-22
O. MCGEE -- An order to remove signs near 970/980 Hampden St Referred Ordinance

 

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