Ordinance Committee Full Agenda: Text Size

Event takes place on December 10, 2019 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



At City Hall in the Council Chamber, on Tues.  December 10, at 6:30PM
Per order of the Chair: Linda Vacon



Item 1: Petition of Holyoke Mall Company L.P. for a new Special Permit for a Height Limitation (5.3.1.) for 50 Holyoke St.


Item 2: Murphy 6/4/19: Ordered that the contract with Zip Cars be reviewed to determine why the city is not receiving any revenue from this enterprise and what can be changed to make sure the city receives an appropriate payment for allowing this company special parking privileges downtown.


Item 3: Lisi 6/18/19: Ordered that Section 62-37 hours of operation for peddlers and/or solicitors be amended


Item 4: Murphy 10/2/19: Ordered that the City create an ordinance which would ban the usage of thin-film single-use plastic bags that are being used by retail establishments. Such ban to take place within 180 days of the passage of the ordinance


Item 5: Lisi 2/6/18: Order:  that the City Council adopt an ordinance that phases out and prohibits the use of plastic bags in the city (plastics bags are one of the greatest contributors to the trash and debris problems we have throughout the city and many neighboring city’s have passed language that we can emulate).


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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