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Board of Public Works Commission Meeting – December 19, 2022

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December 19, 2022

The regular meeting of the Board of Public Works, Sewer Commission and the Stormwater Commission will be held on Monday, December 19, 2022, at 5:30pm at 63 North Canal St. in the DPW Conference Room in the Pellissier Building

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Call to Order
1. Public Comment
2. Consent Agenda
a. Consideration of Minutes of the Past Meeting
b. DPW Director Report
c. City Engineer Report
d. Commissioner’s Liaison Reports
e. Building Maintenance Division Supervisor Update (N/A)

3. Sewer Rates Discussion
4. Review of Draft Abatement Policy
5. Abatements New and Continued
a. Cathleen Lee: 48-50 Gilman SR 005841
b. Elizabeth Washer: 609 Northampton St. SR 004829
c. Daniel Long: 193 Fairmont St. SR 006066
d. Roseline Taylor: 68 Beacon Ave SR004027
e. Angel Ramos: 395 South Elm St. SR003560
f. Ned O’Malley: 7 Sheehan Dr.: SR007839
g. Konstantinos Sierros: 1735-1737 Northampton St. SR003294
h. Holyoke Deaf Club: 414 High St. SR002077
i. Albert Babadzhanov: 40 Lyman St. SR000466
j. Patricia Delude: 14 Columbus Ave. SR004621
k. Sujeil Albelo: 27 Clinton Ave. SR002917
l. Heather Fleury: 16-18 Davis St. SR003919
m. Patricia Gaffney: 61 Arthur St. SR003864

6. Recycling Status/Costs
7. Confirm January Meeting Dates

The Board may consider Executive Session for the following:


1. To consider or interview applicants for employment or appointment by a preliminary
screening committee if the chair declares that an open meeting will have a detrimental
effect in obtaining qualified applicants
2. To discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining or litigation if an open
meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining or litigating position of the
public body and the chair so declares


8. Public Hearing: Residential Development Northampton Street Stormwater Permit Application Continuation of public hearing 9/19/22. 5:45PM

9. Sale of Surplus Equipment
10. Request Council to remove civil service status from laborers
11. Inquire of Baystate Roads Grant

CORRESPONDENCE: USPS, Electronic, other: MLM Email thread
Supplementary Materials:
12. Residential Development Northampton Street Stormwater Permit Application. Continuation of public hearing 9/19/22.

The listing of matters are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair which may be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.

If you need assistance in participating in this meeting or event due to a disability as
defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please call the DPW Superintendent’s
Office at (413) 322-5645 or email at least three (3) business
days prior to the scheduled meeting or event to request an accommodation.

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