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Development & Governmental Relations Committee Meeting March 29, 2021

Mar 29 2021

6:30 pm Remote by Zoom

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City Council

Holyoke Massachusetts

 

Notice of Committee Meeting

There will be a regular meeting of the committee on

 

Development & Government Relations (DGR)

 

Meeting to take place remotely on Zoom Meetings on Monday 3/29/21 at 6:30PM

Per order of the Chair: David Bartley

 

*** Meeting will take place remotely and can be accessed via www.zoom.us Meeting ID: 835 0197 1274 Meeting Passcode: 166528 or by call in at 1 (929)205-6099 with same Meeting ID and Passcode.  ***

 

Agenda:

Item 1: Minutes from the last meeting.

Item 2: PUBLIC HEARING 3-2-21 Special Permit Application for Anthony W. Dominguez at 50 Upland Rd for a non-conforming structure to change property from non-conforming to conforming to use as a storage area for personal storage and for a vehicle.

Item 3: 3-2-21 MCGEE -- Ordered, that the DGR Committee invite in Jim Welch and the CEO of Mira Vista to discuss the Providence Hospital.

Item 4a: 10-6-20 DCR Notice of intent to acquire a conservation restriction on parcels of land, approximately 1,465.81 acres, owned by the Town of West Springfield and located at Bear Hole Reservoir and Paucutuck Brook in West Springfield and the City of Holyoke.

*Tabled 2-22-21

Item 4b: 3-2-21 Letter from Mayor William C. Reichelt of Town of West Springfield regarding Town of West Springfield Conservation Restriction.

Item 5: 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

Item 6: Whiting Street Reservoir Committee – Discussion of minutes: 12-17-20, 1-5-21, 1-19-21, 2-2-21, 2-16-21, 3-2-21

Item 7: 12-1-20 Bartley -- That the Honorable City Council, in accordance with M.G.L. ch. 30B and the Holyoke Procurement Ordinance, vote to accept an offer of $6,000 from Gregory M. Virgilio to purchase and 416 Appleton Street which is a vacant lot approximately 2,526 square feet in size.  The property is identified in the Holyoke Assessor’s records as Map 061, Block 02, Parcel 014, is zoned Downtown Residential (DR) and has an assessed value of $4,600.

Item 8: 1-19-21 Bartley -- Ordered, that the Honorable City Council, in accordance with M.G.L. Ch. 30B and the Holyoke Code of Ordinances procurement ordinance, declare 60 Hamilton Street (Assessors Map 028, Block 04, Parcel 016) as surplus property available for disposition. Said parcel is identified by the Holyoke. The property is approximately 5,749 square feet in size, zoned Highway Business and has an assessed value of $23,000.

Item 9: 1-19-21 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 60 Hamilton Street (Assessors Map 028, Block 04, Parcel 016) to the Holyoke Redevelopment Authority for consideration of $1.00.  Said parcel is approximately 5,749 square feet in size, Highway Business and has an assessed value of $23,000.

Item 10: 1-19-21 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 55 Hamilton Street (Assessors Map 028, Block 03, Parcel 006) to the Holyoke Redevelopment Authority for consideration of $1.00. Said parcel is approximately 3,485 square feet in size, zoned Downtown Residential, has an assessed value of $31,500 and was declared surplus property on June 26, 2018.

Item 11: Schedule next meeting. Potential dates: 4/26, 5/24, 6/14

 

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.

DGR Chair: David Bartley

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