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Finance Committee Meeting February 1, 2023

Feb 1 2023

6:30 pm City Hall Holyoke

536 Dwight St, Holyoke 01040
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Agenda posted January 26, 2023, 1:00 PM

City Council
Holyoke Massachusetts

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §§ 18-25,
and Chapter 22 of the Acts of 2022,
notice is hereby given of a meeting of the committee on
Finance

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
6:30 PM

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
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Meeting ID: 822 2274 4084 Meeting Passcode: 619041 or by call in at 1 (646) 558-8656 with
the same Meeting ID and Passcode.

Agenda

Item 1: 2-1-22 Second hand license application for Joseph Mazzola at 332 Pleasant St for Paper City Fabrics
*Tabled 2-28-22

Item 2: 1-17-23 MCGIVERIN — that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2023, TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 Dollars ($250,000.00) as follows:
FROM:
12101-51117 E911 DISPATCHERS $100,000.00
12101-51107 PATROLMEN 150,000.00
TOTAL: $250,000.00
TO:
12101-51300 OVERTIME $250,000.00
TOTAL: $250,000.00

Item 3: 1-17-23 MCGIVERIN — that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2023, FIVE THOUSAND AND 00/100 Dollars ($5,000.00) as follows:
FROM:
12101-51104 LIEUTENANTS $5,000.00
TOTAL: $5,000.00
TO:
12101-51103 CAPTAINS $5,000.00
TOTAL: $5,000.00

Item 4: 1-17-23 MCGIVERIN — that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the “STUDENT AWARENESS OF FIRE EDUCATION & SENIOR SAFE, 7,958.00, NO MATCH ” grant and authorizes the establishment of a Fund or other method appropriate for the accounting of the receipts and expenditures of all resources associated with the administration of said grant.

Item 5: 1-17-23 MCGIVERIN — that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the “FY23 FIREFIGHTER SAFETY EQUIPMENT, $24,978.00, NO MATCH” grant and authorizes the establishment of a Fund or other method appropriate for the accounting of the receipts and expenditures of all resources associated with the administration of said grant.

Item 6: 1-17-23 MCGIVERIN — Ordered that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the “2022/2023 Marcotte Ford Fire Equipment Donation, Estimated Value $9,890.52” and authorizes the establishment of a Fund or other method appropriate for the accounting of the receipts and expenditures of all resources associated with the administration of said donation.

Item 7: 1-17-23 MCGEE — Ordered that 2-138 (e)(9)(b) Fire Department Stations Revolving Fund be updated to remove the language “payments received by Action Ambulance” and replace with “payments received from the City’s contracted ambulance provider.”

Item 8: 1-17-23 MCGIVERIN — that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the “ADVANCING CLIMATE RESILIENCE AND HEALTH THROUGH URBAN FORESTRY, $13,500, NO MATCH ” grant and authorizes the establishment of a Fund or other method appropriate for the accounting of the receipts and expenditures of all resources associated with the administration of said grant.

Item 9: 1-17-23 City of Holyoke, Massachusetts 5 Year Forecast Workbook.

Item 10: 1-3-23 MCGEE, MCGIVERIN — Ordered, that the Mayor be invited to a Finance meeting for presentation of a draft 5 year forecast model.

Item 11: 6-7-22 JOURDAIN — That Auditor please provide the City Council with a financial summary of how much revenue is generated by each department (not counting tax revenue) in FY 20 and FY 21 broken down by grant revenue and all other revenue.  Please also exclude Sewer dept, Water dept, and G&E user fees.  Goal is to understand how much revenue by dept is being generated excluding tax revenue.

Item 12: 2-2-21 VACON — Ordered, that our auditor review accounts to find any available funds in departments that are available for transfer to DPW for snow removal.

Item 13: 12-20-22 BARTLEY, JOURDAIN — Ordered, The Auditor provide an update on PILOT agreements. Please provide the names of the parties with whom the City has a PILOT agreement, the amounts to be paid and the status of payments for the past one-year period (re: whether payments are current.). Please submit to City Council by the second meeting in January 2023.
*Tabled 1-11-23

Item 14: 1-3-23 From Tanya Wdowiak, City Auditor, FY 2022 and FY2023 Pilot Payments.
*Tabled 1-11-23

Item 15: 12-20-22 From PERAC letter re: Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2024.

Item 16: 3-15-22 PUELLO — That a request be made to the mayors office to provide the current list of businesses that received ARPA funding through the city business grant and each dollar amount awarded, to include rejected applicants
*Tabled 5-2-22

 

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.

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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