CPAC Meeting 7/15/19 Text Size

Event takes place on July 15, 2019 at 6:00 PM
Holyoke City Hall: Council Chambers

Holyoke Massachusetts

Notice of Meeting

There will be a regular meeting of the

Community Preservation Act Committee

Monday, July 15th at 6:00 PM

At Holyoke City Hall: In the Council Chambers

Per order of the Chair: Elaine Pluta




Item 1: Election of New Officers

Item 2: Approve 5/7 Minutes.

Item 3: FY20 Budget Update 

Item 4: 43 Canal St. 
– Conditions for City Solicitor to draw up contract
– Update Mike Moriarty’s (OHCDC/ 43 Canal St) – historic preservation consultant

Item 5: Update on Contracts 
– Any updates from Crystal, City Solicitor
– Stained Glass Windows Project – crating of windows as part of restoration process
– HBGC – Hours open to public are limited to weekends and AM to 3 pm during school year only.

– Historic Rehab Standards: Contracts could withhold last 10% until architect signs off on fact that work was done according to Standards. (Great Barrington CPA)

-Revisit issue of Preservation Restrictions recorded with Registry of Deeds on historic projects to protect use of public funds and maintain public benefit

Item 6: Status of FY19 Projects
– Smiths Ferry & HBGC – wants to hire vendors and start work; awaiting contract

Item 7: Update on Budget / Invoice Reimbursement Book Keeping & Process

Item 8: Work out details for Public Forum (July 24th)

Item 9: Discuss updating of CPA Plan (electronic form only)

Item 10: Update on Posting of Minutes on Website

Item 11: Review of Application and Applicant Process

Item 12: CP-3 Form Reporting

Item 13: Next meeting – July 29th? 

Item 14: Other Business


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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