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Development & Governmental Relations Committee Meeting December 1, 2021

Dec 1 2021

6:00 pm City Hall Holyoke

536 Dwight St, Holyoke 01040

City Council
Holyoke Massachusetts

 Pursuant to the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §§ 18-25,
and Section 20 of Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021,
notice is hereby given of a meeting of the committee on
Development and Governmental Relations Committee (DGR)

Wednesday, December 1st, 2021
6:00 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: David Bartley

Remote access via www.zoom.us
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82148099459?pwd=TWxURHlZa3JkSmE5UGtiYUJxVVlOQT09
Meeting ID: 821 4809 9459 Meeting Passcode: 608204 or by call in at 1 (646) 558-8656 with the same Meeting ID and Passcode.

 

 

Agenda:

Item 1: Minutes from the previous meeting.

Item 2: 9-7-21 License Agreement between City of Holyoke and Edward A. Owen

Item 3: 12-15-20 MCGIVERIN -- Ordered, that the City Council’s DGR Committee work with the Planning Department and Mayoral designees to redraw the ward lines according to the new federal census.
*Tabled 1-25-21, 2-22-21, 3-29-21, 11-8-21

Item 3a: 11-16-21 Communication from OPED in regards to Census data for Holyoke

Item 4: 6-15-21 BARTLEY -- That the Honorable City Council, in accordance with M.G.L. ch. 30B and the Holyoke Procurement Ordinance, vote that the City of Holyoke accept the proposal and sell 86 Beech Street for $15,000 to BEX, LLC (Eric Taub, Manager).  86 Beech Street is a vacant lot approximately 6,621 square feet in size.  The property is identified in the Holyoke Assessor’s records as Map 062, Block 02, Parcel 017, is zoned Downtown Residential (DR) and has an assessed value of $32,600.

Item 5: 10-5-21 BARTLEY -- Ordered, that the Honorable City Council, in accordance with M.G.L. Ch. 30B and the Holyoke Code of Ordinances procurement ordinance, declare Clemente Street parcel 006 (Assessors Map 028, Block 04, Parcel 006) as surplus property available for disposition. The property is approximately 5,314 square feet in size, zoned Downtown Residential and has an assessed value of $34,500

Item 6: 10-5-21 BARTLEY -- Ordered, that the Honorable City Council, in accordance with M.G.L. Ch. 30B and the Holyoke Code of Ordinances procurement ordinance, declare Clemente Street parcel 007 (Assessors Map 028, Block 04, Parcel 007) as surplus property available for disposition. The property is approximately 5,532 square feet in size, zoned Downtown Residential and has an assessed value of $34,500.

Item 7: 10-5-21 BARTLEY -- Ordered, that the Honorable City Council, in accordance with the Holyoke Redevelopment Authority’s urban renewal plan entitled, “Connect. Construct. Create. - A Plan for the Revitalization of Center City Holyoke” which was approved by the Holyoke City Council on December 4, 2012 and as amended on December 15, 2020, vote to approve the transfer of Clemente Street parcel 006 (Assessors Map 028, Block 04, Parcel 006) to the Holyoke Redevelopment Authority for consideration of $1.00.  Said parcel is approximately 5,314 square feet in size, zoned Downtown Residential and has an assessed value of $34,500.

Item 8: 10-5-21 BARTLEY -- Ordered, that the Honorable City Council, in accordance with the Holyoke Redevelopment Authority’s urban renewal plan entitled, “Connect. Construct. Create. - A Plan for the Revitalization of Center City Holyoke” which was approved by the Holyoke City Council on December 4, 2012 and as amended on December 15, 2020, vote to approve the transfer of Clemente Street parcel 007 (Assessors Map 028, Block 04, Parcel 007) to the Holyoke Redevelopment Authority for consideration of $1.00.  Said parcel is approximately 5,532 square feet in size, zoned Downtown Residential and has an assessed value of $34,500.

Item 9: 6-15-21 BARTLEY -- That the Honorable City Council, in accordance with M.G.L. ch. 30B and the Holyoke Procurement Ordinance, vote that the City of Holyoke accept the proposal and sell 277 Main Street for $5,000 to Next Realty, Inc. (Shakeel Ahmed, President).  277 Main Street is a vacant lot approximately 2,745 square feet in size.  The property is identified in the Holyoke Assessor’s records as Map 030, Block 08, Parcel 002, is zoned Highway Business (BH) and has an assessed value of $18,200.

Item 10: 6-15-21 BARTLEY -- That the Honorable City Council, in accordance with M.G.L. ch. 30B and the Holyoke Procurement Ordinance, vote that the City of Holyoke accept the proposal and sell 285 Main Street for $5,000 to Next Realty, Inc. (Shakeel Ahmed, President).  285 Main Street is a vacant lot approximately 2,744 square feet in size.  The property is identified in the Holyoke Assessor’s records as Map 030, Block 08, Parcel 004, is zoned Highway Business (BH) and has an assessed value of $24,800.

Item 11: 11-16-21 From Johnson, Sclafani & Moriarty letter re: Notice of Intent to sell, Lot 1 and Lot 2 on Mountain Road, Holyoke, MA Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 61A, Section 14 Portion of 50 Mountain Rd; Assessors Parcel ID 206-00-065.

Item 12: Schedule next meeting

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
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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