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City Council Orders October 18, 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. Appointment letter for Joseph Charles Mazzola to serve as a member of the Local Historic Commission Referred Public Service 11-9-22 Recommend confirmation Appointment confirmed 11-15-*22
4. Tanya Wdowiak, City Auditor, Supplemental Budget FY2023 Council Appropriations Referred Finance
5. Tanya Wdowiak, City Auditor, YTD Reports for General Fund and Sewer 2023 Referred Finance
6. Brenna Murphy McGee, MMC & Jeffrey Anderson-Burgos, Admin. Ass't. To City Council - 10-4-22 City Council Meeting Minutes Adopted Adopted 10-18-22
7. Petition for Speed Humps for Laurel Street Referred Ordinance
8. Holyoke Citizens - Petition requesting public meeting to discuss conditions of rental units and increased rents Referred Public Safety 12-12-22
9. Board of Appeals - 7-26-18, 8-21-18, 10-28-21, 11-18-21 Regular and public hearing minutes Referred Public Service 11-9-22 Received
10. Board of Appeals - 7-26-18, 8-21-18, 9-19-18 Kevin Flynn 5 Lindor Heights public hearing minutes Referred Public Service 11-9-22 Received
11. Board of Appeals - 10-28-21 and 11-18-21 David Urbanski 53 Roland St public hearing minutes Referred Public Service 11-9-22 Received
12. Board of Appeals - 7-26-18 and 8-21-18 Patrick Sullivan 555 West Cherry St public hearing minutes Referred Public Service 11-9-22 Received
13. Special Permit Application - Valley Opportunity Council at 348 Chestnut/48-52 Franklin Sts Referred DGR 11-14-22 Approved 2 year extension Adopted 11-15-22
D. Flynn Financial - Stabilization Accounts investments Referred Finance
E. Holyoke Public Schools, Food Service Management Agreement Referred Finance

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. Daniel LaFlamme - Zone change application from DR to BH at 41 Temple St 15A. Mayor Garcia - Letter to contract Cataldo Ambulance Service for Emergency Ambulance Services in city
15B. Tanya Wdowiak, City Auditor - Purchase Agreement for Police Cruisers, Lease Schedule No 1 and Master lease purchase agreement 15C. MOA between Holyoke and Professional Supervisors Union (PSA), and Building Commissioner 15D. MOA between Holyoke and Professional Supervisors Union (PSA) to add Zoning Official
15E. An order to accept FY2023 MUNICIPAL ROAD SAFETY PROGRAM, $35,000, NO MATCH grant 15F. An order to accept GREENING THE GATEWAY CITIES IMPLEMENTATION, $100,000, NO MATCH grant 15G. An order to accept GREENING THE GATEWAY CITIES PARTNERSHIP, $20,000, NO MATCH grant
15H. An order to transfer appropriate $9,705.from IT and $20,457 from Police/Fire Network for services rendered in FY2022 15I. An order to invite in Flynn Financial to discuss stabilization fund investments 15J. An order to transfer $7,000.00 from Pay Property Maint/Demo Super to Pay-Building Commissioner
15K. An order to transfer $62,000 from Pay Local Building Inspector and Pay Property Maint/Demo Super to Pay-Zoning Officer and Pay-Building Commissioner 15L. An order to transfer $10,000.00 from Pay-Local Inspector to Other Contracted Services 15M. An order to transfer $2,500 from R&M Office Equipment to Prof Serv - Employee Training and Systems Hardware
17A. Appointment letter for Julia Santiago to serve as a member on the Library Board of Directors 17B. Appointment letter for Lizabeth Rodriguez to serve as a member of the Historical Commission 17C. An order to adopt Back from the Brink resolution
17D. An order to adopt HG&E resolution in support of LNG project 17E. Appointment letter for Jesus Espinosa to serve as a Commissioner of the Soldier's Memorial 17F. Appointment letter for Gabriela Alcantara Pohls to serve as a member of the Historical Commission

New Orders

Title Initial Status Committee CMTE Date 1 CMTE Date 1 Status CMTE Date 2 CMTE Date 2 Status Final Status
Notes
21. MCGEE, TALLMAN -- An order that city engineer provide locations of Bemis Rd speed bumps Referred Ordinance
22. MCGEE, TALLMAN -- An order to place police radar on Bemis Adopted Adopted 10-18-22 Copy to Holyoke Police Dept
23. MCGEE --  An order that Law Department give update on Essex Building Adopted Adopted 10-18-22 Referred to Law Dept
24. MCGEE -- An order to give proclamation to Superintendent Soto for being selected as Puerto Rican of the Year for 2022. Adopted Adopted 10-18-22
25. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $26,671.69 from Lieutenant, Sergeant, and Patrolmen to Injured on Duty Adopted Adopted 10-18-22
26. MCGIVERIN --  An order to accept MASSACHUSETTS PRESERVATION PROJECTS FUND-STAINED GLASS WINDOW CONSERVATION, ADDITIONAL $20,000, 50% MATCH (CPA FUNDED) grant Adopted Adopted 10-18-22
27. PUELLO -- An order that Police Chief provide narrative describing what happened to the gray Ford Taurus mayoral issued vehicle Referred Public Safety Copy to Police Chief, Auditor
28. PUELLO, VACON --An order that councilors update their addresses on the website and Law Dept interpret section 9 of Charter to determine if a ward seat is vacant if councilor is no longer resident Leave to withdraw Leave to withdraw 10-18-22
29. PUELLO, VACON -- An order that Law Dept interpret section 46 to determine if vacancy due to conviction applies to convictions prior to taking office Leave to withdraw Leave to withdraw 10-18-22
30. PUELLO, VACON -- An order to establish recall provisions for all elected officials Referred Charter and Rules
31. PUELLO -- An order to install flashing beacon near Fire Dept at Springdale and Main for pedestrians crossing into the park Adopted Adopted 10-18-22 Copy to Fire Dept, Public Works, Public Safety Committee
32. RIVERA_I -- An order that city explore using cannabis fee funds to improve sidewalks on Main St, N. Bridge St, Lyman St, and Center St Referred Public Safety 11-21-22 Complied with Complied with 12-6-22 Copy to Mayor
33. RIVERA_I -- An order to add Willow St to list of sidewalks to be redone Adopted Adopted 10-18-22 Copy to Engineer, Public Works
34. RIVERA_I -- An order to add Gates St to list of sidewalks to be redone Adopted Adopted 10-18-22 Copy to Engineer, Public Works
35. RIVERA_I -- An order to add Jerome St to list of sidewalks to be redone Adopted Adopted 10-18-22 Copy to Engineer, Public Works
36. RIVERA_I -- An order that Parks & Rec and DPW update on remodeling of Springdale Park Referred Public Safety 11-21-22 Complied with Complied with 12-6-22 Copy to Parks & Rec, Public Works
37. RIVERA_I -- An order that HPD update on steps and systems in place to assure efficiency and effectiveness of ShotSpotter Referred Public Safety 11-21-22 Tabled
38. RIVERA_I -- An order that Disabilities Commission explain process to apply for handicap spot Referred Public Safety 11-21-22 Complied with Complied with 12-6-22
39. VACON, PUELLO-- An order to modify rule 6D to prohibit profanity during meetings Referred Charter and Rules
40. BARTLEY -- An order that relevant city officials provide data on city recycling program Adopted Adopted Copy to Public Works, Mayor, Auditor
41. BARTLEY -- An order that relevant city officials provide data on city solid waste disposal Adopted Adopted Copy to Public Works, Mayor, Auditor
42. GIVNER -- An order to increase trash can minimum to 50 gallons for municipal pickup service Referred Public Safety 11-21-22 Complied with Complied with 12-6-22 Copy to Public Works, Union, Law Dept, Ordinance Committee
43. JOURDAIN -- An order to receive copy of current Materials Recycling Facility agreement Adopted Adopted Copy to Public Works, Mayor, Auditor, Public Safety Committee
44. MALDONADO-VELEZ, GIVNER -- An order to add Battery Storage Facilities to the Zoning Ordinance Referred Ordinance 12-13-22
A. VACON -- An order to place live stream cameras at ballot drop boxes Adopted Adopted 10-18-22 Copy to City Clerk, Finance Committee
B. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $402,000 from Sewer Enterprise Stabilization and Capital Stabilization to Sewer Professional Services Referred Finance 11-10-22 Return to Auditor Returned to Auditor 11-15-22
C. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $402,000 from Cannabis Impact Stabilization to Sewer Professional Services Referred Finance 11-10-22 Approved Adopted 11-15-22
F. MCGIVERIN -- An order to transfer $250,000 from Lieutenant, Sergeant, and Patrolmen to Overtime Referred Finance 11-10-22 Approved Adopted 11-15-22

 

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