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
Monday, December 6th, 2021
Meeting to take place at
Holyoke City Hall, 536 Dwight St
and can be accessed remotely on Zoom Meetings
Per order of the Chair: Joseph McGiverin
Remote access via www.zoom.us
Meeting ID: 822 1635 8365 Meeting Passcode: 147295 or by call in at 1 (646) 558-8656 with the same Meeting ID and Passcode
Item 1: 11-16-21 Settlement Agreement By and Between The City of Holyoke and the UFCW, Local 1459 Council on Aging employees.
Item 2: 11-16-21 MCGIVERIN -- to accept funds from the Holyoke Gas & Electric and to enter into the escrow agreement to pay off their 2012 General Obligation bonds.
Item 3: 11-16-21 MCGIVERIN -- that the amount of NINE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED FIVE AND 00/100 Dollars ($9,705.00) be authorized from the COMPUTER SERVICES Department's PROFESSIONAL CONSULTING SERVICES (11552-53010), TWENTY THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY SEVEN AND 00/100 Dollars ($20457) be authorized from the POLICE/FIRE NETWORK ADMINISTRATION (11552-53020) appropriation in fiscal year 2022 for services rendered in fiscal year 2021 which were unencumbered at the 2021 fiscal year end.
Item 4: 11-16-21 MCGIVERIN -- that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2022, ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED AND 00/100 Dollars ($1,500.00) as follows:
11611-51103 PRINCIPAL CLERK $1,500.00
11611-51300 OVERTIME $1,500.00
Item 5: 11-16-21 MCGIVERIN -- that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2022, ELEVEN THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND 00/100 Dollars ($11,800.00) as follows:
14261-51102 MOTOR EQUIPMENT REPAIRMAN $11,800.00
14261-51300 OVERTIME $11,800.00
Item 6: 11-16-21 MCGIVERIN -- that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2022, TWENTY SIX THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED AND 00/100 Dollars ($26,400.00) as follows:
14301-51102 HEAVY MOTOR EQUIPMENT OPERATOR $26,400.00
14302-53100 REFUSE-OTHER SERVICES $26,400.00
Item 7: 11-16-21 MCGIVERIN -- that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2022, ELEVEN THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED AND 00/100 Dollars ($11,200.00) as follows:
14251-51105 POWER SHOVEL OPERATOR $11,200.00
14251-51106 PROPERTY MAINT & DEMO WORKER $11,200.00
Item 8: 11-16-21 MCGIVERIN -- that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2022, ONE HUNDRED SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED AND 00/100 Dollars ($107,500.00) as follows:
14251-51104 HEAVY MOTOR EQUIPMENT OPERATOR $89,100.00
14801-51101 PARKING CONTROL OFFICER 5,000.00
16501-51109 PARKS MAINTENANCE MAN 13,400.00
14222-52502 R&M CITY HALL $5,000.00
14222-52503 R&M CITY HALL ANNEX 5,000.00
14222-52504 R&M PELLISSIER BLDG 10,000.00
14222-52505 R&M SENIOR CENTER 10,000.00
14222-52509 R&M POLICE 10,000.00
14222-52512 R&M FIRE STATION NO. 3 2,500.00
14302-53100 REFUSE-OTHER SERVICES 65,000.00
Item 9: 11-16-21 BARTLEY -- That the Auditor report to the city council on collection efforts for police detail work. Refer to Finance, copy to Auditor.
Item 10: 11-16-21 BARTLEY -- City Council and the Mayor and the Law Dept review the J & J settlement agreement (see attached) and vote to approve joining as this will provide needed funds to fight the opioid crisis. According to the Attorney General’s Office, municipalities that join will receive direct annual payments to expend on municipal abatement strategies developed with input from public health experts, municipal leaders, and families affected by the crisis. FYI: final action must be submitted to the A.G. by January 2, 2022 in order for Holyoke to receive funds.
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.