Development and Govt. Relations Meeting Text Size

Event takes place on September 10, 2018 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

Development & Govt. Relations

 At City Hall in the Council Chamber, on Monday September 10th  at 6:30PM
Per order of the Chair: David Bartley


Item 1: Previous Meeting Minutes

Item 2:  Sullivan/Bartley  6/5/18: Order:  a committee be formed to study the future of and make recommendations on the future use of the Whiting Reservoir.  In excess of 1.5 million dollars in repairs and upgrades to the dam and spillway are needed.  The state will soon order that the water level be drawn down six feet.  This will expose acres of new shore line and adversely affect the appearance of the area.  Committee should include a member of the Water and Conservation Commissions, OPED, abutting stakeholders, and a City Councilor.


Item 3: Sullivan 2/6/18: Order:  that the water commissioners & dept. head meet with the council to discuss and update issues regarding Ashley & Whiting Reservoir, tax abatements.

Item 4: 8/6/18 communication from Alicia M. Zoeller, Office of Community Development Re: FY2017 Annual Plan Re-Programming II of Community Development Block Grants

Item 5: Vacon 1/16/18: Order:  that the two, two acre parcels on Mountain Rd adjacent to the conservation area be placed into the conservation area. (across from 315 Mt. Rd in front of the old shooting range


Item 6: Sullivan 9/5/17: Order:  the HRA & HEDIC meet with DGR to discuss the possibility and benefits of merging the two entities into one body.


Item 7: Order:  That MassDot come into DG&R Committee to discuss what traffic options can be done with regards to Dillon Ave, Dwight St. and Northampton St.



Administrative Assistant: Ryan M. Allen
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 may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.


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