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Board of Public Works 06/14/21

Jun 14 2021

5:00 pm Remote by Zoom

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A G E N D A

 

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS

SEWER COMMISSION

STORMWATER COMMISSION

 

June 14, 2021

 

The regular meetings of the Board of Public Works, Sewer Commission and the Stormwater Commission will be held on Monday, June 14, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Due to the declared public health emergency, the meeting will be held via zoom.com.

 

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82567834158 Meeting ID: 825 6783 4158

or call 1(646)558-8656 (Meeting ID: 825 6783 4158)

 

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS - OLD BUSINESS

  • TIP Projects Update
    1. High & Maple
      1. 25% Design Submitted
      2. Design Public Hearing scheduled for 6/21/21
  • 75% Design submittal 8/20/21
  1. 100% Design submittal 12/20/21
  2. Plans, Specifications & Estimate (PS&E) submittal 3/11/22
  3. Bid advertisement 8/26/22
  1. Center City Connector
    1. 25% Design Submitted
    2. Currently scheduling the Design Public Hearing (Virtual)
  2. Northampton Street Rehabilitation
    1. Needs to be funded through the State’s Capital Improvement Plan (TIP Project)
  3. Complete Streets – Pedestrian Improvements
    1. Received rapid flashing beacon equipment
    2. Coordinating with Fire Dept. for installation
  • Dwight x Appleton x Pleasant intersection to be painted instead of curbing and sidewalk.
  1. Shared Street Grant Submittal – awaiting notification from DOT
  • 90 Projects Update
    1. Sunset and Ashley Road Closure bid opening 6/23
  • Parks Projects Update
    1. Roberts Field Basketball recoating
    2. Springdale Park
    3. Pina Park Spray Deck
    4. Pouliot Pool
    5. Wistariahurst retaining wall
    6. Wistariahurst electrical improvements
    7. Valley Blue Sox
    8. Pulaski Skate Park graffiti removal
    9. Mayer Field – CPA funding for the playground and fencing
    10. Jackson Court handball
    11. Ingleside park

 

(4)  DPW Budget Update

(5)  Refuse/Recycling Update

  1. Sustainable Materials Recovery Program (SMRP) Grant deadline 7/14/21
  2. Received a grant for a Regional Glass Aggregate Processing Facility
    1. $100k of the $150k requested
    2. Evaluating viability of project with current recycling rates

 

(6)  Citywide Vegetation Management

  1. Need to update Conservation Commission with treatment locations.
  2. Mass DAR Public Review concluded Friday with no public comments received.
  3. Preparing bidding documents.

 

(7)  Personnel Issues – Workers Comp Update

  1. Daigle returning to light duty work as the Yard Waste attendant
  2. Uribe (Refuse) still on WC
  3. Galarza (Recycling) still on WC
  4. Kilpatrick (Recycling) still on WC
  5. Melendez (Highway) still on WC
  6. J Benvenutti came to a settlement agreement with the City
  7. 2 open HMEO positions in Highway
  8. 2 open Parking Enforcement Officer positions

 

(8)  Main Street Ash tree preservation – Contract being signed

 

(9)  South Holyoke/HHA Project

Curbing and sidewalk improvements in the next month

Significant underrun in the MassWorks grant which can be used for additional sidewalk and paving work in the South Holyoke area

Underrun is due to competitive bid and generous estimated contingency

 

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS - NEW BUSINESS

  • American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) DPW proposals

 

SEWER COMMISSION - OLD BUSINESS

  • Collection of Past Due Sewer Charges

 

  • Jackson Street Sewer Separation Project

 

(3)  CSO Long Term Control Plan

 

(4)  Suez Contract

 

(5)  River Terrace CSO (Area 21) Project

 

(6)  Springdale Pond – on hold until construction funding is available

 

(8)  Sewer Fund Account Balance

 

(9)  City Council Order Regarding Sewer Enterprise Fund

 

SEWER COMMISSION - NEW BUSINESS

(1)  Abatements

 

STORMWATER AUTHORITY - OLD BUSINESS

MS4 will require new regulations

 

STORMWATER AUTHORITY - NEW BUSINESS

(1)  Winn Project – Appleton Street – 5:30 PM

 

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 not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.


A-G-E-N-D-A-BPW-SC-SWC-06-14-21.pdf
June 10, 2021
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