6:30 pm Remote by Zoom
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 www.zoom.us Meeting ID: ID: 849 2919 7191 Meeting Password:232478 or by call in at 1 (929)205-6099 with same Meeting ID and Password. Written public comment can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meeting to take place remotely on Zoom Meetings on Monday October 5th, at 6:30PM
Per order of the Chair: David Bartley
Item 1: Previous Meeting Minutes
Item 2: Bartley 8/4/20: 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: Public Hearing: Special Permit application of the Board of Trustees Holyoke Community Charter School for 2 Storage Units (7.2.12) at 2200 Northampton Street (Map 015 Block 00 Parcel 0171, 0172, 017)
Item 4: Public Hearing: Special Permit application of Eric Taub for construction of a new duplex at 102 Beech St. Holyoke MA (Map 062 Block 02 Parcel 015)
Item 5: Bartley 8/4/20: Ordered, that in accordance with M.G.L. Ch. 30B and the Holyoke Code of 13 Ordinances procurement ordinance, the City Council declare Cabot Street parcel identified by the Holyoke Board of Assessors records as Map 010, Block 01, Parcel 002 as surplus property available for disposition. Said parcel consists of a vacant lot approximately 1,742 square feet in size. The property is more particularly described at the Hampden County Registry of Deeds in Book 6156, Page 444. The property was awarded to the City via a Land Court Decree with a Final Judgment recorded on October 29, 1986 in Hampden County Registry of Deeds Book 22924, Page 533. The property is zoned General Industry (IG) and has an assessed value of $11,800
Item 6: Bartley 8/4/20: Ordered, that in accordance with M.G.L. Ch. 30B and the Holyoke Code of Ordinances procurement ordinance, the City Council declare 136 Cabot Street as surplus property available for disposition. Said parcel is identified by the Holyoke Board of Assessors records as Map 010, Block 01, Parcel 008, consisting of a vacant row house style building on an approximate 1,786 square foot lot. The property is more particularly described at the Hampden County Registry of Deeds in Book 5342, Page 217. The property was awarded to the City via a Land Court Decree with a Final Judgment recorded on August 17, 2016 in Hampden County Registry of Deeds Book 21314, Page 280. The property is zoned General Industry (IG) and has an assessed value of $61,100.
Item 7: Murphy 8/4/20: Ordered that the DGR Committee meet with the Mayor, the Director of Women’s Shelter/ Companeras to discuss if the current domestic violence leave policy effectively provides for the needs of abused employees
Item 8: McGee 9/15/20: Ordered that the DGR Committee invite in David Skoczulek, Vice President of Business Development to discuss Mount Saint Vincent – ICare Health Network
Item 9: 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.