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Event takes place on September 09, 2019 at 6:00 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 and Govt. Relations

 At City Hall in the Council Chamber, on Monday September 9th, 2019, at 6:00PM
Per order of the Chair: David Bartley

 Agenda:

 Item 1: Previous Meeting Minutes

Item 2: Bartley 5/7/19: Order: The City Council pass a resolution in support of the work of expanding natural gas capacity to the City of Holyoke.  The resolution should keep in mind the importance of protecting the environment but should recognize the reality that expanding business and building new schools can only be done when there is available energy and power. 

 

Item 3: Special permit application of Frank DeMarinis for a Single-Family Home in the Floodplain Overlay District 8.1.2 on Northampton St. at Map 223 Block 00 Parcel 019.  

 

Item 4: Special Permit application for Endangered Species 4WD LLC to operate an Auto Sales Facility (7.2.13) at 155 Elm St. Holyoke MA  Map 005 Block 04 Parcel 002

 

Item 5: Special Permit application for Endangered Species 4WD LLC to operate an and an Auto Repair Facility (7.2.13a) at 155 Elm St. Holyoke MA  Map 005 Block 04 Parcel 002.

 

Item 6: Bartley 8/6/19: Ordered, that in accordance with M.G.L. Ch. 30B and the Holyoke Code of Ordinances procurement ordinance, the City Council declare 1094 Hampden Street as surplus property available for disposition. Said parcel is identified by the Holyoke Board of Assessors records as Map 105, Block 00, Parcel 022, consisting of a vacant single-family house on an approximate 4,800 square foot lot. The property is more particularly described at the Hampden County Registry of Deeds in Book 15015, Page 278.  On July 2, 2019 the property was awarded to the City via a Land Court Decree with a Final Judgment recorded in Hampden County Registry of Deeds Book 22740, Page 108.  The property is zoned Two-Family Residence (R-2) and has an assessed value of $99,200.

Item 7: Bartley 8/6/19: Ordered, that in accordance with M.G.L. Ch. 30B and the Holyoke Code of Ordinances procurement ordinance, the City Council declare 28 Cabot Street as surplus property available for disposition. Said parcel is identified by the Holyoke Board of Assessors records as Map 29, Block 04, Parcel 015, consisting of vacant land of approximately 3,817 square feet in size. The property is more particularly described at the Hampden County Registry of Deeds in Book 8738, Page 138.  On March 18, 2013, the property was awarded to the City via a Land Court Decree with a Final Judgment recorded in Hampden County Registry of Deeds Book 19759, Page 377.  The property is zoned Downtown Residential (DR) and has an assessed value of $151,800.

Item 8: Bartley 8/6/19: Ordered, that in accordance with M.G.L. Ch. 30B and the Holyoke Code of Ordinances procurement ordinance, the City Council declare 32 Cabot Street as surplus property available for disposition. Said parcel is identified by the Holyoke Board of Assessors records as Map 29, Block 04, Parcel 014, consisting of vacant land of approximately 4,443 square feet in size. The property is more particularly described at the Hampden County Registry of Deeds in Book 5589, Page 540.  On September 21, 2018, the property was awarded to the City via a Land Court Decree with a Final Judgment recorded in Hampden County Registry of Deeds Book 22387, Page 358.  The property is zoned Downtown Residential (DR) and has an assessed value of $20,100. 

 

Item 9: Bartley 8/6/19: Ordered, that in accordance with M.G.L. Ch. 30B and the Holyoke Code of Ordinances procurement ordinance, the City Council declare a lot on Easthampton Road as surplus property available for disposition. Said parcel is identified by the Holyoke Board of Assessors records as Map 212, Block 00, Parcel 001 consisting of vacant land of approximately 53.5 acres in size. The property is more particularly described at the Hampden County Registry of Deeds in Book 5574, Page 41.  On May 21, 2007, the property was awarded to the City via a Land Court Decree with a Final Judgment recorded in Hampden County Registry of Deeds Book 16740, Page 126.  The property is zoned Business General (BG) and has an assessed value of $1,112,300.  

 

Item 10: Bartley 8/6/19: Ordered, that in accordance with M.G.L. Ch. 30B and the Holyoke Code of Ordinances procurement ordinance, the City Council declare a lot on the Easthampton side of the Holyoke border near Easthampton Road as surplus property available for disposition. Said parcel is identified by the Easthampton Board of Assessors records as #176-3, consisting of approximately 4 acres in size. The property is more particularly described at the Hampden County Registry of Deeds in Book 1751, Page 320.  On May 21, 2007, the property was awarded to the City via a Land Court Decree with a Final Judgment recorded in Hampden County Registry of Deeds Book 16740, Pages 125.  The property is zoned Residential Rural (R80) and has an assessed value of $6,800. 

 

Item 11: Valentin 5/15/18: Order: the City Council hereby: (1) Declares that the land at 416 Appleton Street (Board of Assessors’ parcel 061-02-014) has not been used for a park or open space and is not needed for such purposes. (2) Petitions the General Court of the Commonwealth for a Special Act to remove 416 Appleton Street from the Provisions of Article 97 of the Massachusetts Constitution. (3) Proposes to substitute or swap the Article 97 designation on 416 Appleton Street, replacing it with a designation on land associated with Holyoke’s Center City Pedestrian Plaza as part of the petition to the General Court of the Commonwealth, and in compliance with state regulations enacted by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. (4) Designates 30 John Street (parcel 013-04-006); and the northernmost portion of 505 Dwight Street (parcel 013-04-003) which is approximately 4,625 square feet of vacant land, for open space and recreational purposes.

 

Item 12: Bartley 9/3/19: Ordered That the Honorable City Council, In accordance with MGL c. 30B and the Holyoke Procurement Ordinance, vote to accept the offer from Yunyi Liu to purchase the City-owned 3,688 acres of land located at 45 Lower Westfield Road for $220,000.00. The land is a portion of the Former Geriatric Authority property and identified in Holyoke Assessors’ records as Map 117, Block 00, Parcel 045. The property is shown as Lot 2B on the plan recorded in the Hampden County Registry of Deeds in Book 385, Page 104. The property is zoned Multifamily residence and professional offices (RO) and has an assessed value of $215,700. Additional information is attached.

Item 13: Scheduling of next DGR meeting

 

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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