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Finance Committee Meeting November 15, 2023

Nov 15 2023

6:30 pm City Hall Holyoke

536 Dwight St, Holyoke 01040

Posted November 9, 2023, 7:50 PM

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City Council
Holyoke Massachusetts
Pursuant to the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §§ 18-25,
and Chapter 2 of the Acts of 2023,
notice is hereby given of a meeting of the committee on

Wednesday, November 15, 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
Meeting ID: 819 1750 6906 Meeting Passcode: 019037 or by call in at 1 (646) 558-8656 with
the same Meeting ID and Passcode.

Live Spanish interpretation will be available on local access channel 15 using the television’s SAP option, through the live stream on the city website, as well as on the Zoom feed by clicking the interpretation option and choosing Spanish.


Item 1: 11-9-23 From Community Preservation Committee, Revised scope of work for FY23 CPA Wistariahurst restoration of damaged porch structures project

Item 2: 10-17-23 PUELLO, MALDONADO VELEZ — That the police department please provide a list, with events and dollar amounts that have received police details/paid overtime during the last 6 months. Private businesses popular with leadership, making profit should not have their OT details paid for by tax dollars when public community events have had to budget their own funds in the past.

Item 3: 11-9-23 From Mayor Joshua A. Garcia, supplemental budget.

Item 4: 11-9-23 From Mayor Joshua A. Garcia, executive summary for supplemental budget.

Item 5: 11-9-23 From Mayor Joshua A Garcia, Proposal for Ezekiel’s Plan: Operation Safe Streets

Item 6: 10-17-23 From Lisa Ball, City Solicitor, Agreement between The City of Holyoke and Local Union No. 1693 of the International Association of Firefighters, AFL-CIO.

Item 7: 10-17-23 From Lisa Ball, City Solicitor Settlement agreement by and between the City of Holyoke and the Holyoke firefighters Local 1693.

Item 8: 10-17-23 BARTLEY — The city’s law department provide the mandated quarterly report for YTD legal expenses incurred by the City of Holyoke for outside legal counsel caused as a result of a Planning Board vote opposing a project near the Log Cabin. Please refer to the 10/4/22 order adopted by city council and approved by the mayor. Receive and Refer to Law Dept for an update as soon as possible.

Item 9: 10-17-23 From Lisa Ball, City Solicitor letter re: Outside Counsel on Litigation involving Salmar v. Holyoke Planning Board December 2022-Present.


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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