Ordinance Committee Meeting Text Size

Event takes place on September 21, 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 Monday September 21 at 6:30 PM

Per order of the Chair: Rebecca Lisi



 1. Acceptance of prev. meeting minutes

 2. Vacon 6/2/15: Order: That our ordinances be reviewed to revise language to prevent panhandling at gateways to our City and other locations. This activity does not promote a business friendly environment. Consider adding language that panhandlers be required to obtain a permit from the municipal police department; that it is a crime to panhandle in commercial areas well as within 50 feet of any bank or automated teller machine and that it is a considered a crime for panhandlers to make false or untrue statements, or to disguise themselves, to solicit money, and to use money obtained for a claim of a specific purpose (e.g. food) to be spent on anything else.




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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