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Board of Public Works Commission Meeting – September 19, 2022

SepSeptember 19 2022

5:30pm - 7:00pm


A G E N D A

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
SEWER COMMISSION
STORMWATER COMMISSION

Monday September 19, 2022

The regular meetings of the Board of Public Works, Sewer Commission and the Stormwater Commission will be held on Monday September 19, 2022, at 5:30pm at the Holyoke City Hall Annex Building 4th Floor Conference Room located at 20 Korean Veterans Plaza

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BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS

1. Opening of the Meeting
2. Introduction of Commissioner Kietner
3. Consideration of Minutes of the Past Meeting
4. Superintendent’s Report
5. City Engineer’s Report
6. Board Interview of DPW Director Candidate (Takes Place in Executive Session)
7. Request from City Engineer for Board approval to appoint candidate for Staff Engineer
8. October 4 City Council Meeting Attendance: Respond to request to attend
9. Prepare for October Meeting with Finance/Ordinance Committee to discuss enterprise account funding and rate adjustments
10. Board of Public Works to request opinion from City Solicitor regarding procurement requirements for residential sewer coverage.

Public Works Commissioner Discussion Topics

Monahan:

11. Introduction to long term control plan and consent decree
12. Report on request for legal to clarify authority of the Board
13. Discuss and schedule special meeting to establish Board of Public Works protocol, policies, procedures.

Hernandez:

14. Discuss the handout that is mailed out annually regarding the Recycling schedule card.
15. Why isn’t the recycle schedule card and garbage pick up schedules available on our website
16. Planning of a future meet and greet of DPW team and BPW Commissioners
17. How can the DPW be more visible on social media communicating the importance and impact that the services rendered have on the greater community. Images shared displaying transformative results.

Kietner:

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS – OLD BUSINESS

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS – NEW BUSINESS

SEWER COMMISSION – OLD BUSINESS

SEWER COMMISSION – NEW BUSINESS

STORMWATER AUTHORITY – OLD BUSINESS

STORMWATER AUTHORITY – NEW BUSINESS

17. Gary Rome Car Wash Permit (Public Hearing 5:30pm)
18. Residential Development Northampton Street (Parcel ID’s: 223-00-001; 223-00-005; 223-00- 008 (Public Hearing 5:30pm)

FUTURE MEETINGS
19. Mott MacDonald Presentation on River Terrace CSO Separation Design Project
20. October 3rd Meeting: Veolia Service Contract Update

PENDING ACTIONS:

21. Sewer Abatement Policy
22. Sale of Surplus Equipment
23. Request Council to remove civil service status from laborers
24. Inquire of Baystate Roads Grant

CORRESPONDENCE: USPS, Electronic, other:

Supplementary Materials:

25. Email from BPW Chair Mary Monahan and City Solicitor’s Office RE: Board of Public Works Authority and Responsibilities
26. Long Term Control Plan
27. Consent Decree
28. Gary Rome Hyundai Stormwater Application
29. Residential Development Northampton Street Stormwater Permit Application

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 chrzanowskia@holyoke.org at least three (3) business days prior to the scheduled meeting or event to request an accommodation.”

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