Ordinance Committee Meeting Text Size

Event takes place on November 10, 2014 at 6:30 PM
Holyoke City Hall: Council Chambers

Holyoke City Council



Notice of Committee Meeting

There will be a regular meeting of the Committee on

Ordinance and Planning Board



At City Hall in the Council Chamber, Monday November 10, at 6:30PM

Per order of the Chair: Rebecca Lisi




1. Acceptance of previous meeting minutes


2. Special Permit application for a motor vehicle repair garage at 460 Race St.  Street


3. Special Permit Application for a Motor Vehicle Repair garage for Carmen Garcia at 640 South Bridge Street


4. Vacon 9/2/14 Order: Any hotel providing rooms for homeless individuals and/or families in cooperation with the State of MA for transitional assistance and community service that results in an increase in police calls exceeding the calls from the time prior to accepting these individuals and families shall provide private security or pay police officers for security from the hours of 6pm-2am seven days per week to ensure the safety of residents and the availability of police coverage throughout the city.


5.  Lisi 6/17/14:Ordered, in accordance with M.G.L. Ch. 40C, Sec. 3 the City Council adopt an ordinance to establish the Polish Heritage Local Historic District, as recommended in the Final Report and shown on the map submitted by the Fairfield Ave. Local Historic District Commission, attached hereto.

6. Alexander 10/7/14 Ordered: That the council create an ordinance defining that process including neighborhood and abutter considerations for site selection, consideration of any pedestrian, traffic or other hazards possibly created, clarification of installation, maintenance, removal and restoration responsibilities both physical and financial, consideration of any potential liability on the part of the city, and consideration of any other impacts to the urban environment or municipal finances created by such installations.

Further ordered, that a standard contract for such installations be developed including the appropriate considerations, approvals, signoffs and assignment of financial responsibilities.

Further ordered, that the DPW, Parks Dept and all other city entities refrain from approving or installing any such artwork until such a policy is developed and adopted by this Council.

7. Lebron-Martinez: Order: “That the 30 minute parking on Suffolk Street, between Elm and Chestnut, be increased to 90 minutes. This is to accommodate the patients of the Living Water Counseling Center located at 94 Suffolk, where counseling sessions last 45-90 minutes. Please see attached legal form.”


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.



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