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Development and Governmental Relations Committee Meeting October 30, 2023

Oct 30 2023

6:30 pm City Hall Holyoke

536 Dwight St, Holyoke 01040

Posted October 25, 2023, 4:30 PM

City Council
Holyoke Massachusetts
Pursuant to the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §§ 18-25,
and Chapter 2 of the Acts of 2023,
notice is hereby given of a meeting of the committee on
Development and Governmental Relations (DGR)

Monday, October 30, 2023
6:30 PM
Meeting to take place at
Holyoke City Hall, 536 Dwight St
and can be accessed remotely on Zoom Meetings
Per order of the Chair: Tessa Murphy-Romboletti
Remote access via
Meeting ID: 844 4852 3074 Meeting Passcode: 759020 or by call in at 1 (646) 558-8656 with
the same Meeting ID and Passcode.


Item 1: PUBLIC HEARING 9-5-23 Petition of Laura Delmolino for a new special permit for a driveway in front yard ( at 176 Lincoln St.

Item 2: 9-5-23 ANDERSON-BURGOS — Ordered, that TJ O’Connor be invited in to a subcommittee meeting to discuss how they serve the animal population of Holyoke, including the struggles they face and what Holyoke can do to help.

Item 3: 6-6-23 MURPHY-ROMBOLETTI — That the Honorable City Council, in accordance with M.G.L. ch. 30B and the City ordinance for property disposition, vote that the City of Holyoke accept the proposal and sell 107 Clemente Street for $34,700.00 to Housing Innovations and Programming, Inc. (a division of Holyoke Housing Authority).  The property is described in the City Assessor Records as Map 028, Block 03, Parcel 002, consisting of approximately 6,534 square feet of vacant land.  The property is zoned as Downtown Residential (DR) and has an assessed value of $34,700.00.
*Tabled 7-12-23

Item 4: 10-17-23 MURPHY-ROMBOLETTI — Ordered that the City Council approve a license agreement between the City of Holyoke and Canal Row, LLC for the use of a portion of the sidewalk located at the intersection of Race and Middle Streets for the construction of an ADA compliant ramp.

Item 5: 5-3-22 MURPHY-ROMBOLETTI — That OPED and the Holyoke Redevelopment Authority attend an upcoming D&GR meeting to update the council on the Urban Renewal Plan and ongoing projects related to the plan.

Item 6: 12-20-22 From Holyoke Redevelopment Authority Summary of Activities from November 1, 2021 to October 31, 2022.

Item 7: 10-17-23 From Councilor Bartley, Resolution in Support of Paint Stewardship Legislation


Administrative Assistant: Jeffery Anderson-Burgos
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. Also one or two items may require the committee to enter into executive session at this meeting. Agenda subject to change up to two business days (48 hours) prior to posted meeting time.

Jeffery Anderson-Burgos
Administrative Assistant to the City Council

Holyoke City Hall
536 Dwight St, Room 10
Holyoke, MA 01040
Regular hours 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Meeting days 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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