Ordinance Committee Meeting Text Size

Event takes place on January 06, 2015 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 Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 6:30PM
Per order of the Chair: Rebecca Lisi


Item 1 Alexandeer: Whereas: The current process for selecting and approving private artwork installations on public property is loosely defined and has not been vetted or approved by this council

Ordered: That the council create an ordinance defining that process including neighborhood and abuttor 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.


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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