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Development & Governmental Relations Committee Meeting November 2, 2020

Nov 2 2020

6:30 pm Remote by Zoom



City Council
Holyoke Massachusetts

Notice of Committee Meeting
There will be a regular meeting of the committee on

Development and Govt. Relations

 Meeting will take place remotely and can be accessed via Meeting ID: ID: 831 5315 7976 Meeting Password: 292467 or by call in at 1 (929)205-6099 with same Meeting ID and Password.  Written public comment can be submitted to

Meeting to take place remotely on Zoom Meetings on Monday November 2, at 6:30PM
Per order of the Chair: David Bartley



Item 1: Previous Meeting Minutes

Item 2: Bartley: Ordered, that the Honorable City Council accept the amendments to the Holyoke Redevelopment Authority’s Urban Renewal Plan, entitled “Connect. Construct. Create.: A Plan for the Revitalization of Center City Holyoke” as presented. The City Council also authorizes the HRA to approve minor, non-substantial language changes to the urban renewal plan amendments, if such changes are recommended by the Department of Housing and Community Development, such as clarification of actions mentioned throughout the plan, defining of terms, and amending grammar.

Item 3: Sp. Permit application of Mahim and Naiem LLC for a Self Service Gas Station at 297 Apremont Highway (Map 181, Block 00, Parcel 45)

Item 4: Special Permit application Petition of Gladysh Capital LLC, for a special permit for a driveway in front yard at 921 Dwight St.

Item 5: Sullivan 10/6/20: an order that pursuant to M.G.L. Ch. 23m th eCity Council approves a resolution authorizing the City of Holyoke to participate in the Massachusetts Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy Program (PACE)

Item 6: Murphy 10/6/20: Order that the parks & rec director, the superintendent of the DPW, and the parks commissioners meet with DGR to discuss issues related to Ingleside Park.

Item 7: Open Meeting Law Complaint from Mr. James Fitzgerald submitted to the City Council on 9/15/20

Item 8: Scheduling of the next DGR Committee Meeting

Administrative Assistant: Ryan M. Allen
The listing of matters are those reasonable 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.


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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