Charter and Rules Committee Meeting- Postponed until January 12 Text Size

Event takes place on January 05, 2015 at 6:30 PM
Holyoke City Hall: Council Chambers


City Council
Holyoke Massachusetts

Notice of Committee Meeting
There will be a regular meeting of the Committee on
Charter and Rules

At City Hall in the Council Chamber, on Monday January 5, at 6:30PM
Per order of Chairman: Gordon Alexander


McGee (T) 3/20/12 Combine City Personnel offices
McGee (T) 5/15/12 Consider City Manager vs Mayor
Vacon 6/19/12 Procedure for filling Council vacancies in mid-term
Vacon 10/15/12 No holding of multiple elected offices
Alexander 11/20/12 Adopt Rank Preference Voting
Bresnahan 3/19/13 Reduce size of City Council
Jourdain 1/21/14 Disposal of real estate by the HG&E.
Jourdain 9/2/14 City Employees cannot serve as Councilors

Lisi 5/21/13 Council seek a legal opinion on whether Ordinance Committee can refer
an order back to full Council without a recommendation

Vega, Soto 8/6/13 That the Council adopt the Holyoke Charter Improvement Act of 2013

Alexander 12/2/14 That Rule 64 allow speaking by non-residents of the City

Alexander 12/2/14 That Rule 44 allow adoption, referral to depts., etc.

Alexander 12/2/14 That Rule 42 be clarified such that special meetings are not subject to
regular council meeting order.

Alexander 4/1/14 Council to adopt a rule clarifying forms of Council business re Mayoral
signature requirements.

Vega 9/3/13 Combine Deputy Treasurer & Tax Collector
Jourdain 10/21/14 Combine Treasurer & Tax Collector

Tallman 3/18/14 City to indemnify retirement boards per MGL 32/20a


Bresnahan 6/14/14 That the city replace the Mayor with a City Manager
McGee (T) 5/15/12 That the city consider the option of a City Manager vs a Mayor
McGee (T) 4/5/11 Increase Mayoral Term to 4 years

Administrative Assistant: Ryan M. Allen
The listing of matters are those reasonable anticipated by the chair which may be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.

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