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Finance Committee Meeting May 2, 2022

May 2 2022

7:00 pm City Hall Holyoke

536 Dwight St, Holyoke 01040

City Council
Holyoke Massachusetts

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
Finance

Monday, May 2, 2022
7:00 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
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84130435126?pwd=QmpnTHBGd3lLaGFBT0UxSURTa0ZxQT09
Meeting ID: 841 3043 5126 Meeting Passcode: 473217 or by call in at 1 (646) 558-8656 with
the same Meeting ID and Passcode.

Agenda

Item 1: 4-19-22 MCGIVERIN -- Ordered, that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2022, TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS AND 00/100 Dollars ($2,000.00) as follows:
FROM:
12401-51201   PROP MAINT/DEMO SUPERVISOR            $2,000.00
TOTAL:           $2,000.00
TO:
12401-51109   HEAD CLERK                         $2,000.00
TOTAL:           $2,000.00

Item 2: 4-5-22 MCGIVERIN -- that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the "AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR EQUIPMENT PROGRAM, $2,420.42, 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 3: 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

Item 4: 4-19-22 MCGIVERIN -- that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2022, TWELVE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED EIGHTY FIVE AND 45/100 Dollars ($12,285.45) as follows:
FROM:
11411-51101 ASSESSOR $12,285.45
TOTAL: $12,285.45
TO:
11412-53010 PROFESSIONAL ASSESSMENT $11,917.45
11412-53030 PRINTING/BINDING 368.00
TOTAL: $12,285.45

Item 5: 4-19-22 From Tanya Wdowiak, City Auditor, Free cash certification calculations for fiscal year 2022

Item 6: 4-19-22 From Mayor Joshua A. Garcia, letter regarding free cash calculations for fiscal year 2022

Item 7: 4-19-22 MCGIVERIN -- that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2022, TWENTY FIVE THOUSAND AND 00/100 Dollars ($25,000.00) as follows:
FROM:
15432-57700 VETERANS BENEFITS $25,000.00
TOTAL: $25,000.00
TO:
16502-52500 R&M FIELDS $25,000.00
TOTAL: $25,000.00

Item 8: 4-19-22 MCGIVERIN -- that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2022, TWO HUNDRED FIFTY FIVE THOUSAND AND 00/100 Dollars ($255,000.000) as follows:
FROM:
12101-51107 PATROLMEN $215,000.00
12101-51105 SERGEANTS 25,000.00
12101-51201 MATRONS 15,000.00
TOTAL: $255,000.000
TO:
12102-52500 R&M BUILDING $245,000.00
12102-55860 PERSONNEL EQUIPMENT 10,000.00
TOTAL: $255,000.00

Item 9: 3-1-22 MCGIVERIN -- that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2022, TWELVE THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED NINETY AND 00/100 Dollars ($12,690.00) as follows:
FROM:
8815-59710 CANNABIS STABILIZATION $12,690.00
TOTAL: $12,690.00
TO:
19441-51101 CANNABIS LIAISON $12,690.00
XXXXX-XXXXX SUPPORT OPED STAFF COORDINATING XXXXX
XXXXX-XXXXX INTERNAL OPERATIONS, TRACK CURRENT XXXXX
XXXXX-XXXXX STATE LAW & MONITOR SPECIAL LICENSE XXXXX
XXXXX-XXXXX HOLDERS 3/28/2022 TO END OF FY2022 XXXXX
TOTAL: $12,690.00
*Tabled 3-7-22

Item 10: 3-1-22 MCGIVERIN -- TO EXPLORE THE CREATION OF A CANNABIS LIAISON TO COORDINATE INTERNAL OPERATIONS BETWEEN THE OFFICE OF PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND THE CITY OF HOLYOKE'S CANNABIS INDUSTRY.

Item 11: 3-1-22 MCGIVERIN -- that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2022, ONE HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 Dollars ($150,000.00) as follows:
FROM:
8815-59710 CANNABIS STABILIZATION $150,000.00
TOTAL: $150,000.00
TO:
19442-57805 CANNABIS SCHOLARSHIPS $150,000.00
XXXXX-XXXXX HOLYOKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE XXXXX
XXXXX-XXXXX HOLYOKE RESIDENTS SCHOLARSHIPS XXXXX
XXXXX-XXXXX TO THE CANNABIS EDUCATION PROGRAM XXXXX
XXXXX-XXXXX & UP TO 15% FOR MARKETING XXXXX
TOTAL: $150,000.00
*Tabled 3-7-22

Item 12: 3-15-22 PUELLO -- That the Office of Planning and Economic Development be invited to discuss the reasons behind the absence of medical marijuana providers in the city, the original intended reason for cannabis legalization. The goal of this discussion is to come up with a viable pathway to provide this service for residents so they may enjoy their tax benefits and have their medical needs fulfilled. If a plan is already underway this discussion will inform residents of their upcoming benefits.

Item 13: 4-19-22 From Attorney Kathleen Degnan, Assistant City Solicitor, legal opinion regarding legal expenditure of Community Preservation Funds

Item 14: 4-19-22 From Mayor Joshua A. Garcia list of Historic Preservation related repairs needed on city buildings as requested by Councilor Jourdain, Councilor Bartley, Councilor I. Rivera and Councilor Vacon on order filed April 5, 2022

Item 15: 2-15-22 RIVERA_I -- Order that the city council work on developing a system similar to how CPA funds are collected and disbursed with Host Community Agreement monies related to the cannabis industry. Ideally composed of residents, service providers and businesses located within wards 1 & 2.
*Tabled 3-7-22

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.


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Jeffery Anderson-Burgos
Administrative Assistant to the City Council

Holyoke City Hall
536 Dwight St, Room 10
Holyoke, MA 01040
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Meeting days 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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