Ordinance Committee Meeting Text Size

Event takes place on July 02, 2013 at 6:30 PM

                                                        CITY COUNCIL


                                 HOLYOKE, MASSACHUSETTS

                                      Notice of Committee Meeting


There will be a Regular Meeting of the Committee on



At the City Council Chambers on Tues. July 2, 2013

At 6:30P.M. At City Hall in the Council Chambers

Per order of the Chairperson: Rebecca Lisi




Councilor Lopez (3-1-2011, tabled from 6/11/13)

Section 6.4.3 Special regulations be amended to allow for a waiver and for a better definition of Electronic signs. 6. Electronic signs. No sign or advertising device shall, in any district, incorporate or be lighted by, flashing, scrolling or blinking lights, or be designed to attract attention by change in light intensity or direction, or by repeated mechanical or electrical motion. Fixed banners or electronic signs using changeable lights to convey the time, temperature, shall be exempt from this prohibition.


LISI (6/5/2012, tabled from 6/11/13 )

Ordered, that that the City Council implement a plastic bag ordinance that would limit the use of or ban plastic bags altogether in order to reduce the trash in our streets and landfills as well as the pollution in our environment and waterways.


LISI (10/30/12, tabled from 6/11/13)

Ordered, that the City Council consider deleting the individual/owner license fees for commercial/residential dumpsters and replace the fee system with one that charges a single license fee for doing business in the city to dumpster haulers (similar to what we have in place for taxi operator licenses in the city).


SOTO (6/18/13)

the City of Holyoke explore  the possibly to  raise fees currently at  $10.00 to $20.00 per release for police tows . 


Councilor Lopez (10-5-2010, tabled 7/10/12)                                                                                                  

That the Ordinance Committee discusses or establishes with the Mayor and Library Director Holyoke Public Library Commission (appointments and duties).     


Ryan M. Allen: Administrative Assistant

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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