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Finance Committee Meeting 8/29/18 Text Size

Event takes place on August 29, 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

Finance

 At City Hall in the Council Chamber, on Wed. August 29th at 6:30PM
Per order of the Chair: Joe McGiverin

Agenda:

Item 1: Secondhand License Application of Isadeliz Rivera at 171 High St.

Item 2: Collective Bargaining Agreement with Holyoke Deputy Chief’s Association

Item 3: Collective Bargaining Agreement with UCFW Local 1459, Council on Aging

Item 4: McGiverin 8/7/18: Ordered, that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, Eleven thousand one hundred fifteen and 47/100 Dollars ($11,115.47) as follows:

FROM:
12201-51105      Firefighters                   $11,115.47
                        TOTAL: $11,115.47
TO:
12201-51102      Deputy Chiefs               $11,115.47
                        TOTAL: $11,115.47

Item 5: McGiverin 8/7/18: Ordered that the sum of $2,500,000 is appropriated to pay the costs of purchase of two (2) Aerial Ladder Trucks for the City of Holyoke Fire Department, and the payment of all costs incidental and related hereto, and that to meet this appropriation, the Treasurer, with the approval of the Mayor, is authorized to borrow said amount under and pursuant to Chapter 44, Section 7(1) of the General Laws, or pursuant to any other enabling authority, and to issue bonds or notes of the City therefore; that the Mayor is authorized to contract for and expend any state aid available for the project; and that the Mayor is authorized to take any other action necessary to carry out this project.

Item 6: McGiverin 8/7/18: Ordered that the sum of $420,000 is appropriated to pay the costs of the design and construction of traffic signals at Westfield Road and Apremont Highway, and the payment of all costs incidental and related hereto, and that to meet this appropriation, the Treasurer, with the approval of the Mayor, is authorized to borrow said amount under and pursuant to Chapter 44, Section 7(1) of the General Laws, or pursuant to any other enabling authority, and to issue bonds or notes of the City therefore; that the Mayor is authorized to contract for and expend any state aid available for the project; and that the Mayor is authorized to take any other action necessary to carry out this project.

Item 7: Ordered that the sum of $1,400,000 is appropriated to pay the costs of the replacement of traffic signals at the following locations

Northampton St. and Hampden St.
Northampton St. and Sargeant St.
Northampton St. and Dwight St.
Linden and Suffolk St.
Linen and Beech St.
Linden and Hampden St.
Pleasant St. and Hampden St.
Pleasant St. and Lincoln St.
Pleasant St. and Dwight St., and Appleton St.
Cabot St. and South Canal St.
Homestead Ave. and Cherry St.

Item 8: McGiverin 8/7/18: Ordered, that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the “MEMA Homeland Security” grant and authorizes the establishment of a Fund or other method appropriate for the accounting of the receipts and expenditures of all resources associated with the administration of said grant.

Item 9: McGiverin 8/7/18: Ordered, that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the “2019 911 Training” grant and authorizes the establishment of a Fund or other method appropriate for the accounting of the receipts and expenditures of all resources associated with the administration of said grant.

Item 10: McGiverin 8/7/18: Ordered, that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the “2019 911 Support” grant and authorizes the establishment of a Fund or other method appropriate for the accounting of the receipts and expenditures of all resources associated with the administration of said grant.

Item 11: Vacon 8/7/18: Order:  That the CC receives an update on the Essex demolition law suit.   Also, that the CC be updated re: status on the bond payment for the 10,000 wired in error to a gmail account by the Treasurer.  Is the bond written in a manner that it will cover payment to restore the funds?

Item 12: Bartley 8/7/18: Order:  The Mayor and others knowledgeable please provide a detailed explanation as to how a city employee personally paid for IT services prior to the close of FY18.  Refer to Finance

Item 13: McGee 8/7/18: Order that the City impose an excise tax on air B&B

 

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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