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DGR Meeting 2/4/19 Text Size

Event takes place on February 04, 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 Feb. 4th 2019 at 6:00pm
Per order of the Chair: David Bartley

Agenda:

Item 1: Prev. Meeting Minutes

Item 2: Bartley 11/20/18: Ordered that The City Council invite a representative from Mt. Holyoke College to appear at a Development and Governmental Relations (DGR) meeting.  The ties between our city and this legendary college should be exploited and strengthened.   

Item 3: McGee 9/5/18: Ordered  that the City Council invite in Mr. Barry Feingold, the new President of the Holyoke Chamber of Commerce.

Item 4: McGee 11/7/18: Ordered that the Board of Health and Building Dept review 15 Shepard Drive and the concerns about expanding their driveway and excessive parked cars on property and report back finds to DG&R.

 

 Item 5: Sullivan 11/7/18:  Ordered that OPED provide an opinion on the possible effects of a debt exclusion override on the existing business community and the consequences for new business attraction.

 

Item 6: Bartley 12/4/18: that in accordance with M.G.L. ch. 30B and the Holyoke Code of Ordinances procurement ordinance, the City Council declare two parcels on James Street as surplus property available for disposition. The parcels are identified as follows:
2 James Street, Assessors Map 082, Block 00, Parcel 059, consisting of a vacant 1,512 single family style building which is more particularly described in a deed recorded at the Hampden County Registry of Deeds in Book 11719, Page 67.  On October 30, 2018 the property was awarded to the City via Land Court Decree with a final judgment recorded in Hampden County Registry of Deeds Book 22423, Page 460.  The property is zoned Downtown Residential (DR) and has an assessed value of $82,900. 
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James Street, Assessors Map 082, Block 00, Parcel 060, consisting of approximately 8,500 square feet of land and is more particularly described at the Hampden County Registry of Deeds in Book 6025, Page 217.  On May 15, 2018 the property was awarded to the City via Land Court Decree with a Judgment recorded in Hampden County Registry of Deeds Book 22172, Page 578.  The property is zoned as Downtown Residential (DR) and has an assessed value of $4,700.

 

Item 7: Bartley 12/4/18: Order:  that in accordance with M.G.L. ch. 30B and the Holyoke Code of Ordinances procurement ordinance, the City Council declare the parcel at 106-108 Main Street as surplus property available for disposition. Said parcel is identified by the Holyoke Board of Assessors records as Map 006, Block 08, Parcel 012, consisting of a vacant 7,020 square foot apartment style building with 4 – 8 units which is more particularly described in a deed recorded at the Hampden County Registry of Deeds in Book 13618, Page 243. On November 9, 2018 the property was awarded to the City via Land Court Decree with a final judgment recorded in Hampden County Registry of Deeds Book 22440, Page 85.  The property is zoned Highway Business (BH) and has an assessed value of $112,000. 

 

Item 8: Bartley 9/5/18: Ordered that the City Council approve a set of license agreements between Action Ambulance and the City of Holyoke for use of garaging facilities at Holyoke Fire Department Stations 1, 3 and 5 and the former station at 490 South Street.  Draft language for Action Ambulance is attached hereto and will be distributed to all city councilors.

 

Item 9: Sullivan: Order:  Ordered, that in accordance with M.G.L. ch. 30B and the Holyoke Code of Ordinances procurement ordinance, the City Council declare properties located on Chestnut and Elm Streets as surplus properties available for disposition. The properties are identified as follows: 255 Chestnut Street, Assessors Map 004, Block 01, Parcel 001, consisting of approximately 12,807 square feet of land and is more particularly described at the Hampden County Registry of Deeds in Book 16371, Page 323.  On July 31, 2001 the property was awarded to the City via Land Court Decree with a Final Judgment recorded in Hampden County Registry of Deeds Book 11851, Page 415.  The property is zoned as Downtown Residential (DR) and has an assessed value of $31,200. AND Elm Street, Assessors Map 004, Block 01, Parcel 003, consisting of approximately 9,148 square feet of land and is more particularly described at the Hampden County Registry of Deeds in Book 5631, Page 390.  On June 14, 1984 the property was awarded to the City via Land Court Decree with a Final Judgment recorded in Hampden County Registry of Deeds Book 15874, Page 589.  The property is zoned as Downtown Residential (DR) and has an assessed value of $29,900.

 

Item 10: Sullivan Order:  Ordered, that the Honorable City Council, in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City of Holyoke and the Holyoke Housing Authority dated December, 2018, approve to transfer ownership of the parcels of land at 255 Chestnut Street (Assessors Map 004, Block 01, Parcel 001) and Elm Street Parcel 003 (Assessors Map 004, Block 01, Parcel 003) to the Holyoke Housing Authority for consideration of $1.00.

 

 

                                                            

 

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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