Charter and Rules Meeting 8/29/19 Text Size

Event takes place on August 29, 2019 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 Thursday August 29th 2019, at 6:30PM
Per order of the Chair: Terence Murphy




Item 1: Resident’s petition to request that the following non-binding question be placed on the ballot for the next general election, 11/5/19. “Should the City of Holyoke build one to two affordably-funded new Schools?


Item 2: McGee 3/20/12 Order:  That the newly formed charter group look into the pros and cons of combining the personnel department with the school dept, HG&E, and other personnel offices in the city into one centralized human resource division.


Item 3: Roman 4/43/9: Ordered that there is hereby established a finance department. Said finance department shall be responsible for the fiscal and financial affairs of the city and for the coordination and overall planning and supervision of all fiscal and financial activities of all city agencies. The finance department shall include the functions of assessing, auditing, collecting, purchasing and treasury.


Item 4: Roman 1/16/18: Ordered that the City of Holyoke amend its rules to add public comment as part of all committee meetings, allowing members of the public the opportunity to speak at all committee meetings.



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.  Also one or two items may require the committee to enter into executive session at this meeting.







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