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Holyoke City Council Meeting December 6, 2022

Dec 6 2022

7:00 pm City Hall Holyoke

536 Dwight St, Holyoke 01040

Status updates for orders

Meeting will take place at Holyoke City Hall, 536 Dwight St
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Meeting ID: 836 3342 4823 Meeting Passcode: 897845 or by call in at 1 (646) 558-8656 with same Meeting ID and Passcode.

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AGENDA FOR THE CITY COUNCIL
December 6, 2022

LAID ON THE TABLE

1. The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order that following the adoption of a resolution in support of the district, that the Ordinance Committee work with the mayor and the appropriate city and state departments to adopt an ordinance creating a Puerto Rican Cultural District within the City of Holyoke. Recommended that the order be adopted.

2. Ordered, that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the “HOLYOKE SCHOOL DEPARTMENT, $1,066,548, ANONYMOUS DONATION” 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.

3. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the “FY2022 PATRICK LEAHY BULLETPROOF VEST PARTNERSHIP (BVP), $26,400, 50% 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.

4. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order Design Feasibility Appropriation to comply with Mass. School Building Authority (MSBA) invitation into the Accelerated Repair Program (ARP) to specify and establish scope of work required to replace windows and exterior doors at McMahon, Donahue and Lawrence Schools and boilers at Dean. Budgeted Design Feasibility total appropriation of $275,000 @ 80% reimbursement. Net cost to City approx. $55,000.” Awaiting disposition

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

COMMUNICATIONS

5. Settlement Agreement by ad Between The City of Holyoke and the UPSEU Holyoke Public Works Supervisors, Local 424, Unit MADIVIII.

6. From Brenna Murphy McGee, MMC & Jeffery Anderson-Burgos, Admin. Ass’t. to City Council minutes of November 1 & November 15, 2022.

7. From Damian J. Cote, Building Commissioner, letter regarding: Building Department 10 Year Overview and Impact report.

8. From Holyoke Gas & Electric , James Lavelle, General Manager, letter regarding: Energy Update Winter 2022-2023.

9. City of Holyoke Grant Completion form for MassTrails Grant.

10. City of Holyoke Grant Completion Form, for Commonwealth Places Grant, MassDevelopment.

11. Feasibility Study for the City of Holyoke Main Street-Springdale Corridor project.

12. Whiting Street Reservoir Committee Study Report.

13. From Holyoke Parks & Recreation Department minutes of September 20, 2022.

14. From Board of Fire Commission minutes of October 20, 2022.

15. From Holyoke Redevelopment Authority minutes of October 26, 2022.

PETITIONS

16. Petition of Evergreen Industries LLC, new special permit for a Marijuana Manufacturing Establishment at 1 Cabot St.

17. Petition of Infused Element for a new special permit for a Marijuana Manufacturing Establishment at 1 Cabot St.

18. Petition of Daniel LiBoissonnault for a renewal of a home occupation at 267 Southampton Rd. for a Plant based/Non Dairy business.

19. Petition of John McCann for a renewal of a home occupation at 415 Ingleside St. for a Massage and Yoga Business.

20. Petition of William Lyle for a renewal of a home occupation at 79 Merrick Ave. for a Electrical Company.

PRESIDENT’S REPORT

 

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES

21. Ordinance Committee Reports (if any)

21A. The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order amend ordinances to include that the Police and Fire Chief contractual salaries are subject to appropriation Recommended that the order be adopted

21B. The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order From Aaron Vega. Director OPED, communication in regard to approved City Council Special permits for Marijuana Companies Recommended that the order be referred to the City Clerk to send out notices to the businesses identified in the letter.

21C. The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order Petition of Elias Martinez for a street vendor license to be located on High St. (mambo cafe parking lot) Recommended that the order be adopted with approved hours of 10:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., 7 days a week.

21D. The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order Special Permit Application of Upper Echelon Cultivation LLC at 420 Race St Suite 1A (028-07-014) to create a marijuana manufacturing establishment. Recommended that the order be adopted with the following conditions:
1. That the owner of the building always pay the commercial property tax rate to the extent allowed by federal, state, and local laws for the duration of the Special Permit.
2. That the business retains a minimum 30% Holyoke residents for non-security jobs.
3. That the hiring preference be given to security personnel that are retired Holyoke police or are a retired member of another police department that now lives in the city of Holyoke.
4. There shall be no marijuana consumption allowed on site.
5. That the hours of operation be set according to City ordinances.
6. That the applicant must abide by Massachusetts General Laws and guidances from the Cannabis Control Commission.
7. That the petitioner/applicant shall conform with city and state health laws, rules, and regulations, including odor nuisance controls, for the duration of the permit.
8. That if substantial progress has not occurred within 2 years of issuance of the Special Permit, an extension shall be required.
9. That the applicant shall comply with any open requests from departments, including the Engineer’s letter dated November 7, 2022.

21E. The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order That a handicap sign be placed for 364 Maple St. for Amy Garcia, Placard #PL0200749 Recommended that the order be adopted.

21F. The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order that a handicap sign be placed in front of 363 Chestnut St. for Martha Garib, placard #PL4500551 Recommended that the order be adopted.

21G. The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order that a handicap sign be placed in front of 97 High St. for Nicole Bertone-Gill, placard #PL 5920320 Recommended that the order be adopted.

21H. The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order that a no parking spot be placed on West Franklin next to 286 West Franklin, unless the Engineer can recommend some other means for addressing the concern raised in the attached email and shown in the pictures. Recommended that the order be adopted, with a request that the DPW paint lines marking the 30 feet of legal area for parking between the driveway to the east of 286 West Franklin and the driveway to the east of 282 West Franklin. A further request is made that the DPW research and report costs of marking parking spots on the entire stretch of West Franklin.

21I. The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order That the City Council review and enhance as necessary the city’s current noise nuisance ordinance Recommended that the order be adopted, increasing fines in the noise ordinance from $50 for first offenses and $100 for second offenses to $100 for first offenses and $200 for second offenses. These are in sec 38-72(b), 38-73(b), and 38-74(a).

21J. The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order that the City of Holyoke pause acceptance of new cannabis business permit applications, excluding delivery for existing businesses, until there are systems, staff/departments in place to support associated health and safety code enforcement as outlined by the Cannabis Control Commission AND the City of Holyoke Recommended that the order be adopted, instituting a 6 month moratorium on accepting new special permit applications beginning January 1, 2023, as well as to form a working group regarding impact fees, operations, and enforcement.

21K. The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order that the handicap spot on the south side of Hampden St in front of Rusty’s be moved by ten feet to account for a recently installed fire hydrant.
Current measurements:
Hampden St. Southerly A point 35 feet easterly of Nonotuck St. A point 18 feet further easterly Handicap parking only
New measurements:
Hampden St. Southerly A point 45 feet easterly of Nonotuck St. A point 18 feet further easterly Handicap parking only Recommended that the order be adopted

21L. The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order Under certain special circumstances the Mayor may grant vacation time for a new employee set by ordinance that exceeds the minimum, but may not exceed 4 weeks. Such a special circumstance shall be determined by a 2/3 supermajority of the City Council and shall have no effect on any other time off benefits for any city employee. Such a special circumstance currently exists for the Director of DPW position and shall expire upon appointment of the employee to the position Recommended that the order be adopted.

21M. The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order That the HPD come to an ordinance meeting to discuss how the noise ordinance can be applied to speed bikes. Recommended that the order has been complied with

21N. The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order That the city of Holyoke establish/make a reporting system for immediate safety issues such as the lack of stop signs or other traffic signage at the corners of Sycamore and Hampshire streets Recommended that the order has been complied with

21O. The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order That a handicap sign be placed in front of 8 West Court for Maria Malave Recommended that the order be given a leave to withdraw

21P. The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order That a handicap sign be placed in front of 16 East Court, for Hector Reyes, placard #PL1430356 Recommended that the order be given a leave to withdraw

22. Finance Committee Reports (if any)

22A. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order Agreement between The Board of Public Works of the City of Holyoke and United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1459, effective July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2025 Recommended that the order has been received.

22B. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order From Mayor Joshua A. Garcia, proposed FY23 supplemental budget Recommended that the order be adopted, with a reduction of $500 from the proposed $2500 increase in the Purchasing Department budget.

22C. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order From Yoni Glogower, Director Office of Conservation and Sustainability letter re: Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Grant Award – Anniversary Hill Park Phase 1 Improvements Recommended that the order be adopted.

22D. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order Memorandum of Agreement Between City of Holyoke and the Professional Supervisors Union (PSA), and Damian Cote, employed as the Building Commissioner effective July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023. Recommended that the order be returned to the Law Department

22E. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the “ANNIVERSARY HILL PARK REVITALIZATION: PHASE I PROJECT, LWCF #25-00570, $520,000, NO MATCH (RESOLUTION SUBMITTED FOR VOTE)” 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 Recommended that the order be adopted.

22F. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that the amount of NINE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED FIVE AND 00/100 Dollars ($9,705.00) be authorized from the IT Department’s PROFESSIONAL CONSULTING (11552-53010), TWENTY THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY SEVEN AND 00/100 Dollars ($) be authorized from the POLICE/FIRE NETWORK ADMINISTRATION (11552-53020) appropriation in fiscal year 2023 for services rendered in fiscal year 2022 which were unencumbered at the 2022 fiscal year end. Recommended that the order be adopted

22G. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that the City Council hereby accepts and approves a RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT A RECREATION GRANT FROM THE EOEEA FOR THE RENOVATION OF LAND FOR THE ANNIVERSARY HILL PARK PROJECT Recommended that the order be adopted

22H. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2023, NINE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED THREE AND 74/100 Dollars ($9,903.74) as follows:
FROM:
12401-51201 PROPERTY MANT/DEMO SUPERVISOR $9,903.74
TOTAL: $9,903.74
TO:
12401-51101 BUILDING COMMISSIONER $9,903.74
TOTAL: $9,903.74 Recommended that the order be adopted

22I. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2023, SEVEN THOUSAND AND 00/100 Dollars ($7,000.00) as follows:
FROM:
12401-51201 PAY PROPERTY MAINT/DEMO SUPER $7,000.00
TOTAL: $7,000.00
TO:
12401-51101 PAY-BUILDING COMMISSIONER $7,000.00
TOTAL: $7,000.00 Recommended that the order be returned to the Auditor

22J. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2023, SEVENTY FIVE THOUSAND AND 00/100 Dollars ($75,000.00) as follows:
FROM:
8815-10400 CANNABIS STABILIZATION $75,000.00
TOTAL: $75,000.00
TO:
19442-53010 BOARD OF HEALTH PROF SERVICES $75,000.00
TOTAL: $75,000.00 Recommended that the order be adopted.

22K. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2023, SEVENTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 Dollars ($70,000.00) as follows:
FROM:
8815-10400 CANNABIS STABILIZATION $70,000.00
TOTAL: $70,000.00
TO:
19441-51001 PLANNING-MARKETING MANAGER/TEAM $70,000.00
TOTAL: $70,000.00 Recommended that the order be adopted.

22L. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2023, TEN THOUSAND AND 00/100 Dollars ($10,000.00) as follows:
FROM:
11611-51210 ELECTION OFFICERS $10,000.00
TOTAL: $10,000.00
TO:
11611-51300 OVERTIME $5,000.00
11612-52400 R&M OTHER 5,000.00
TOTAL: $10,000.00 Recommended that the order be adopted

22M. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2023, THREE THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED FIFTY SEVEN AND 00/100 Dollars ($3,657.00) as follows:
FROM:
60401-51999 SEWER-RETIREMENT & BENEFITS $3,657.00
TOTAL: $3,657.00
TO:
60401-51105 PRINCIPAL CLERK/STENOGRAPHER $3,657.00
TOTAL: $3,657.00 Recommended that the order be adopted.

22N. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2023, THREE THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED AND 00/100 Dollars ($3,300.00) as follows:
FROM:
8815-10400 CANNABIS STABILIZATION $3,300.00
TOTAL: $3,300.00
TO:
19442-54880 FIRE DEPARTMENT EQUIPMENT $3,300.00
TOTAL: $3,300.00 Recommended that the order be adopted.

22O. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2023, TWELVE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED TWENTY NINE AND 00/100 Dollars ($12,529.00) as follows:
FROM:
14211-51103 OFFICE MANAGER $12,529.00
TOTAL: $12,529.00
TO:
14211-51106 SUPERINTENDENT OUTDOOR WORK $2,088.00
14251-51101 FOREMAN/HIGHWAY & BRIDGES 2,088.00
14261-51101 FOREMAN/AUTOMOTIVE 2,088.00
14301-51101 FOREMAN/REFUSE & RECYCLING 2,088.00
12941-51101 FORESTER 2,089.00
14301-51106 WASTE/RECYCLING COORDINATOR 2,088.00
TOTAL: $12,529.00 Recommended that the order be adopted

22P. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2023, TWENTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 Dollars ($20,000.00) as follows:
FROM:
12401-51201 PROPERTY MAINT/DEMO SUPERVISOR $20,000.00
TOTAL: $20,000.00
TO:
12402-53010 OTHER CONTRACTED SERVICES $20,000.00
TOTAL: $20,000.00 Recommended that the order be adopted

22Q. The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2023, TWENTY THOUSAND AND 00/100 Dollars ($20,000.00) as follows:
FROM:
12401-51201 PROPERTY MAINT/DEMO SUPERVISOR $20,000.00
TOTAL: $20,000.00
TO:
12402-53010 OTHER CONTRACTED SERVICES $20,000.00
TOTAL: $20,000.00 Recommended that the order be adopted

23. Public Safety Committee Reports (if any)

23A. The Committee on Public Safety to whom was referred an order That the city explore using cannabis impact fee funds to improve sidewalks on the following streets: Main Street, North Bridge St., Lyman Street, and center St. Recommended that the order has been complied with

23B. The Committee on Public Safety to whom was referred an order that the disabilities commission come into public safety and explain the process of a resident applying for a handicap space, as well as how the spaces are identified to the particular resident that was granted the space Recommended that the order has been complied with

23C. The Committee on Public Safety to whom was referred an order that the Holyoke Board of Health publicizes an email/ phone number to receive health related complaints ie. odor nuisance complaints generally in regard to manufacturing and commercial businesses Recommended that the order has been complied with

23D. The Committee on Public Safety to whom was referred an order that the legal department review the alley way near 5 Fairfield Ave to determine if it is city property and that the DPW repair the fence and alley from its vehicles going through. Recommended that the order has been complied with.

23E. The Committee on Public Safety to whom was referred an order that the parks and recreation and DPW give us an update on the project and remodeling of Springdale Park Recommended that the order has been complied with

23F. The Committee on Public Safety to whom was referred an order That the PVTA be requested to replace their bus shelter on South Street at the South Street shopping plaza. Bus riders have gone some time without the prior shelter Recommended that the order has been complied with

23G. The Committee on Public Safety to whom was referred an order With Community support, Order to increase trash can minimum to 50 gallons for municipal pickup service, as our DPW accommodates piles of trash bags in lieu of required current 35 gallon size. This in an effort to increase can use participation in order to mitigate the health hazards of torn and rummaged through piled bags for pickup. Recommended that the order has been complied with.

24. Public Service Committee Reports (if any)

25. Development and Governmental Relations Committee Reports (if any)

26. Charter and Rules Committee Reports (if any)

27. Joint City Council and School Committee Reports (if any)

MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS

28. RIVERA_I — Order that the honorable city council accept a donation of computers from the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission. The donation is a gift to the city’s veteran services department, with the intention to assist veterans with computer literacy, resume writing, among many other potential opportunities.

29. VACON — That our City Engineer recommend traffic calming measures for Whiting Farms Rd and Tokeneke Rd. Constituents are reporting drivers Operating their vehicles in an unsafe manner. (This is a refile from June Item 64.

30. VACON — add to the “no parking”signs on Cherry Street:  “vehicles will be towed at owner’s expense”

31. ANDERSON-BURGOS — That the DPW add two additional NO TURN ON RED signs on the intersection of Hillside Ave and Cherry St. The current signs facing Hillside traffic are being ignored, likely due to not being right in the immediate view of drivers but on the opposite sides of the road.

32. ANDERSON-BURGOS — That the City Engineer come to a  Public Safety Committee meeting to discuss the possibility of making Corser St one way traffic.

33. BARTLEY, PUELLO — The Mayor and community development dept fund the following project with either CDBG or ARPA funds: Replace the asphalt double-sidewalk located on the west side of S. Elm St. between Wolcott and Congress Streets and replace with a tree belt and install plantings. Receive, adopts and refer to Mayor and Community Development office. Copy to DGR..

34. BARTLEY — Cataldo Ambulance come before a future DGR meeting to discuss neighborhood concerns relative to parking, upkeep, siren noise and any other relevant issues at the South St. location.
Refer to DGR, Mayor, HFD Chief and Commissioners and Cataldo Ambulance. Copy to management at Elmwood Towers.

35. BARTLEY — The DPW, HPD and City Engineer report to City Council with its efforts to improve traffic safety at the corners of Linden/Hampshire Sts. and Linden/Locust Sts. as residents report speeding, accidents, and many instances of running the stop signs. Please produce any accident reports for the last two years for these intersections and send as a communication. Receive and refer to Public Safety; copies to DPW, HPD and Engineer.

36. MALDONADO-VELEZ — Order that we revert committee name (Council Rule 9Bvii) to read “The Joint Committee of the City Council and School Committee” instead of “Youth Services Committee”.

37. MALDONADO-VELEZ — Order that we add a rule 9Bviii (Committee) to read “The Youth Services Committee shall have jurisdiction over matters relating to the youth and are the representing body for the Joint Committee of the City Council and School Committee”.

38. MCGIVERIN — that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the “LAND & CONSERVATION FUND, GATEWAY CITIES PARK PROGRAM, 390,000, 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.

39. MCGIVERIN — That the City appropriate the amount of Two Hundred Seventy-Five Thousand Dollars ($275,000) for the purpose of paying costs of the Schematic Design Study at the H.B. Lawrence School for a potential window and door replacement project, at the Lt. Elmer J. McMahon Elementary School for a potential window and door replacement project, at the Maurice A. Donahue Elementary School for a potential partial window and door replacement project and at the William J. Dean Vocational Technical High School for a potential boiler replacement project, (The invitation for the partial window and door replacement project at the Maurice A. Donahue Elementary School is limited to the window section from the original 1973 building.) including the payment of all costs incidental or related thereto, and for which the City may be eligible for a grant from the Massachusetts School Building Authority (“MSBA”), said amount to be expended under the direction of School Committee. To meet this appropriation the Treasurer, with the approval of the Mayor is authorized to borrow said amount under and pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 44, or pursuant to any other enabling authority. The City acknowledges that the MSBA’s grant program is a non-entitlement, discretionary program based on need, as determined by the MSBA, and any costs the City incurs in excess of any grant approved by and received from the MSBA shall be the sole responsibility of the City, and that the amount of borrowing authorized pursuant to this vote shall be reduced by any grant amount set forth in the Feasibility Study Agreement that may be executed between the City and the MSBA.

FURTHER ORDERED: That the Mayor is authorized to contract for and expend any state aid available for the project; and that the Mayor is authorized to take any other action necessary or convenient to carry out this project.

FURTHER ORDERED: That the Treasurer is authorized to file an application to qualify under Chapter 44A of the General Laws any and all of the bonds or notes authorized to be issued pursuant to this Order, and to provide such information and execute such documents as may be required for such purposes.

Further Ordered: That there shall be no change in the purpose of this bond authorization without prior vote of approval by the Holyoke City Council

40. MCGIVERIN — that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2023, TWO THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY SIX AND 35/100 Dollars ($2,386.35) as follows:

FROM:
12201-51105 FIREFIGHTERS $2,386.35
TOTAL: $2,386.35
TO:
12201-51180 INJURED ON DUTY $2,386.35
TOTAL: $2,386.35

41. MCGIVERIN — that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2023, TWENTY FOUR THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED FIFTY AND 73/100 Dollars ($24,350.73) as follows:

FROM:
12101-51104 LIEUTENANT $3,883.22
12101-51105 SERGEANT 10,758.08
12101-51107 PATROLMEN 9,709.43
TOTAL: $24,350.73
TO:
12101-51180 INJURED ON DUTY $24,350.73
TOTAL: $24,350.73

42. MCGIVERIN — that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2023, TWENTY SIX THOUSAND FORTY FIVE AND 86/100 Dollars ($26,045.86) as follows:

FROM:
12101-51104 LIEUTENANT $3,883.22
12101-51105 SERGEANT 10,085.70
12101-51107 PATROLMEN 12,076.94
TOTAL: $26,045.86
TO:
12101-51180 INJURED ON DUTY $26,045.86
TOTAL: $26,045.86

43. MCGIVERIN — Ordered, that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the “WISTARIAHURST FOUNDATION INC., $75,000, EXTERIOR PAINTING” donation 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.

44. MCGIVERIN — that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2023, THIRTY FIVE THOUSAND AND 00/100 Dollars ($35,000.00) as follows:

FROM:
12401-51110 LOCAL BUILDING INSPECTOR $25,000.00
12401-51201 PROPERTY MAINT/DEMO SUPERVISOR 10,000.00
TOTAL: $35,000.00
TO:
12402-53010 OTHER CONTRACTED SERVICES $35,000.00
TOTAL: $35,000.00

45. MCGIVERIN — that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2023, ONE HUNDRED NINETY AND 00/100 Dollars ($190.00) as follows:

FROM:
14212-57100 DPW ADMIN – IN STATE TRAVEL $190.00
TOTAL: $190.00
TO:
11522-57805 RECRUITMENT $190.00
TOTAL: $190.00

46. MCGIVERIN — that the amount of TWO THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED SEVENTY FIVE AND 75/100 Dollars ($2,275.75) be authorized from the CITY CLERK Department’s ORDINANCE CODIFICATION (11612-53020) appropriation in fiscal year 2023 for services rendered in fiscal year 2022 which were unencumbered at the 2022 fiscal year end.

47. MURPHY-ROMBOLETTI — Ordered that in an effort to continue strengthening Holyoke’s financial foundation, the City Council establish a system to ensure user fees associated with enterprise funds, such as Sewer, are maintained at a sustainable level. This system would automatically adjust user fees annually based on budgetary needs and prohibit the use of taxpayer’s money to subsidize enterprise funds.

Addendum:

LATE FILES FROM PREVIOUS MEETING

A, MCGIVERIN — Ordered, that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2023, NINE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED THREE AND 74/100 Dollars ($9,903.74) as follows:
FROM:
12401-51201      PROPERTY MANT/DEMO SUPERVISOR                      $9,903.74
TOTAL: $9,903.74
TO:
12401-51101      BUILDING COMMISSIONER                  $9,903.74
TOTAL: $9,903.74

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 not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law

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City Clerk

Item 5 Settlement Agreement Between Holyoke And UPSEU Holyoke Public Works Supervisors, Local 424, Unit MADIVIII

Item 6 11-1-22 City Council Meeting Minutes

Item 6 11-15-22 City Council Meeting Minutes

Item 7 Building Department 10 Year Overview And Impact Cover Letter

Item 7 Building Department 10 Year Overview And Impact Report

Item 8 HG&E General Letter Regarding Energy Update Winter 2022-2023

Item 9 Grant Completion Form For MassTrails Grant

Item 10 Grant Completion Form For Commonwealth Places Grant MassDevelopment

Item 11 Feasibility Study For The City Of Holyoke Main Street Springdale Corridor Project

Item 12 Whiting Reservoir Study Committee Cover Letter

Item 12 Whiting Reservoir Study Committee Final Report

Item 12 Whiting Reservoir Study Committee Report References

Item 13 Holyoke Parks & Recreation Department 9-20-22 Meeting Minutes

Item 14 Board Of Fire Commission 10-20-22 Meeting Minutes

Item 15 Holyoke Redevelopment Authority 10-26-22 Meeting Minutes

Item 21A Legal Form For Establishing That Police Chief Contract Is Subject To Appropriation

Item 21E, 21F Legal Form For Maple St And Chestnut St Handicap Signs

Item 21G Legal Form For High St Handicap

Item 21I Legal Form For Amendment To Noise Ordinance Fees

Item 21K Legal Form Form Moving Hampden St Handicap Sign

Item 21L Legal Form For Allowing Extra Additional Vacation Time

Late File B Appointment Letter For Marcus Gabrielli To Serve As Sealer Of Weights And Measures

Late File C Appointment Letter For Carl Rossi To Serve As Director Of DPW

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