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Finance Committee Meeting February 8, 2021

Feb 8 2021

6:30 pm Remote by Zoom


City Council

Holyoke Massachusetts

Notice of Committee Meeting

There will be a regular meeting of the committee on


Meeting to take place remotely on Zoom Meetings on Monday 2/8/21 at 7:00PM

Per order of the Chair: Joe McGiverin

*** Meeting will take place remotely and can be accessed via Meeting ID:

827 9171 6780 Meeting Passcode: 336818 or by call in at 1 (929)205-6099 with same Meeting ID and Passcode. ***

*** A meeting of the full city council will be called to order at 6:00pm using these meeting credentials. The City Council will then enter into executive session. During that period, this Zoom meeting will be closed. The executive session is expected to take an hour, but it may be longer. Those planning to attend the Finance Meeting via Zoom are encouraged to follow the livestream of the meeting on Channel 15 and/or on the Holyoke city website at the following URL address:
To receive an email update when the Finance Committee meeting resumes, please send a request for that update to the administrative assistant, Jeffery Anderson-Burgos at ***

Item 1: 2-2-21 McGiverin – Ordered that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2021, SEVEN THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED FOURTEEN AND 60/100 Dollars ($7,114.60) as follows:


16101-51110   REFERENCE LIBRARY ASST. – NIGHT                  $7,114.60

TOTAL:           $7,114.60


16101-51102   REFERENCE LIBRARY ASSISTANT                       $7,114.60

TOTAL:           $7,114.60

Item 2: 2-2-21 McGiverin – Ordered that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2021, THIRTEEN THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED TWENTY SEVEN AND 39/100 Dollars ($13,927.39) as follows:

16101-51111   LIBRARY ASSISTANT-NIGHT                      $13,927.39
TOTAL:           $13,927.39
16101-51107   LIBRARY ASSISTANT                       $10,000.00

16101-51102   REFERENCE LIBRARY ASSISTANT                       3,927.39
TOTAL:           $13,927.39

Item 3: 2-2-21 Vacon – Ordered that out auditor review accounts to find any available funds in departments that are available for transfer to DPW for snow removal.

Item 4: 1-19-21 Vacon – Ordered, that a department that has over $100,000 of unreconciled grant funds resulting in a reduction of free cash to the city, will be subject to any legal remedy to return the same amount of funds to the city within the next fiscal year.

Item 5: 2-2-21 Lisi – Ordered, that the City Council create a revolving fund to be set up for the Cities municipal rideshare funding received by the state through the Transportation Network Company (see attached).

Item 6: 1-19-21 Leahy – Ordered, that the Water Department working in conjunction with the Environmental Police submit a report to the City Council itemizing the fines for dogs in the Cities reservoirs and fishing in the reservoirs, as well. Please submit this report monthly or for the remainder of the time the City has retained the Environmental Police.

Administrative Assistant: Jeffery Anderson-Burgos. The listing of matters are those reasonable 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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