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Board of Public Works Commission Meeting – November 21, 2022

Nov 21 2022

5:30 pm Pellissier Building

63 Canal Street , Holyoke 01040


November 21, 2022

The regular meeting of the Board of Public Works, Sewer Commission and the Stormwater Commission will be held on Monday, November 21, 2022, at 5:30pm in the conference room at the Pellissier Building, 63 Canal Street, Holyoke, MA.

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Call to Order

1. Public Comment

2. Consent Agenda
a. Consideration of Minutes of the Past Meeting
b. DPW Director Report
c. City Engineer Report
d. Commissioner’s Liaison Reports
e. Division Supervisor Update (first meeting of the month)

3. Review of sewer rates alternatives

4. Abatement Requests:

a. Roseline Taylor: 68 Beacon Ave SR004027
b. Angel Ramos: 395 South Elm St. SR003560
c. Ned O’Malley: 7 Sheehan Dr.: SR007839
d. Konstantinos Sierros: 1735-1737 Northampton St. SR003294
e. Holyoke Deaf Club: 414 High St. SR002077
f. Albert Babadzhanov: 40 Lyman St. SR000466
g. Patricia Delude: 14 Columbus Ave. SR004621
h. Sujeil Albelo: 27 Clinton Ave. SR002917
i. Heather Fleury: 16-18 Davis St. SR003919
j. Johnny Garcia: 575-577 South Bridge St. SR010283
k. Patricia Gaffney: 61 Arthur St. SR003864
l. Pablo Perez: 245 Suffolk St. SR002368

5. Review Draft Abatement Policy

6. Sidewalk Occupancy Permit – Voces Building, 348 Chestnut Street

7. Review and accept proposal for integrated Plan Development from Hazen & Sawyer

8. Engineering/DPW Policies for Review and Approval

a. 5-Year Pavement Moratorium
b. Standard Policy for Excavations on Newly Paved Streets


9. Public Hearing: Residential Development Northampton Street Stormwater Permit Application Continuation of public hearing 9/19/22. 5:45PM

10. Public Hearing: Residential Development 37 Appleton Street Stormwater Permit 5:45PM

The Board may consider Executive Session for the following:


1. To consider or interview applicants for employment or appointment by a preliminary
screening committee if the chair declares that an open meeting will have a detrimental
effect in obtaining qualified applicants
2. To discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining or litigation if an open
meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining or litigating position of the
public body and the chair so declares.

11. Sale of Surplus Equipment
12. Request Council to remove civil service status from laborers
13. Inquire of Baystate Roads Grant

CORRESPONDENCE: USPS, Electronic, other:
Supplementary Materials:
14. Residential Development Northampton Street Stormwater Permit Application. Continuation of public hearing 9/19/22.

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.

If you need assistance in participating in this meeting or event due to a disability as
defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please call the DPW Superintendent’s
Office at (413) 322-5645 or email at least three (3) business
days prior to the scheduled meeting or event to request an accommodation.

63 Canal Street
Monday - Friday:
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
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