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DGR Committee Meeting 12/14/20

Dec 14 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 & Government Relations (DGR)


Meeting to take place remotely on Zoom Meetings on Monday 12/14/20 at 6:30PM

Per order of the Chair: David Bartley


*** Meeting will take place remotely and can be accessed via Meeting ID: 842 2808 2035 Meeting Passcode: 100297 or by call in at 1 (929)205-6099 with same Meeting ID and Password.  ***




Item 1: Minutes from the last meeting.


Item 2: PUBLIC HEARING Special Permit Application of The Log Cabin Banquet & Meeting House, Inc. for a Drive-Thru Facility per section 7.1.6 of the Holyoke Zoning Ordinance at 500 Easthampton Rd. (Map 213 Block 00 Parcel 003).


Item 3: PUBLIC HEARING Special Permit Applications of Holyoke Landing LLC for a Drive-Thru Facility (Fast Casual Restaurant/Fast-Food 7.1.6) and a Drive-Thru Facility (Bank – Drive-Up Teller/ATM 7.1.6) at Lower Westfield Rd. (Map 117 Block 00 Parcel 005).


Item 4: PUBLIC HEARING Special Permit Application of Valley Opportunity Council Inc. for an extension of pre-existing nonconforming structure at 348 Chestnut St/48-52 Franklin St. (Map 009 Block 06 Parcel 005).


Item 5A: 8/28/20 - James Fitzgerald: Open Meeting Law Complaint


Item 5B: 9/22/20 - Crystal Barnes: Legal Department opinion regarding a section of the OML complaint filed by James Fitzgerald

Item 6: 12/1/20 CPA FY21 Project Funding Recommendation.

Item 7: SULLIVAN, MCGEE 12/1/20 -- That the honorable Holyoke City Council approve a grant in the amount of $250,000 to Wayfinders. Said grant is for Housing and will be matched by CDBG in order to access a 16.4 million dollar state grant. Voted on by CPAC  5 Yeas - 1 No - 1 Abstain - 2 Absent

Item 8: Schedule next meeting.

DGR Chair: David Bartley

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