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Holyoke City Council Special Meeting June 25, 2019

Jun 25 2019

6:00 pm City Hall Holyoke

536 Dwight St, Holyoke 01040

Agenda:

1) To discuss a temporary plan for payment of Auxiliary Police Officers

2) For City Council approval of dedicating the new, full size court at Ely Park in Honor of Myriam Miranda

3) Marijuana Buffer Ordinance ( One hundred and forty ninth amendment to Appendix A of the Revised Code of Ordinances of the City of Holyoke, Massachusetts.

4) that the City Council adopt the attached letter of support urging the House Joint Committee on the budget to pass the amendment that would give the MSBA tools and programming that could increase the reimbursement the City receives for the middle schools project.

SPECIAL MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
June 25,2019

The meeting was called to order by President McGiverin at 06:02 PM.

The Clerk called the roll. Absent members: 2 (Anderson-Burgos, Valentin).

The name of Councilor Anderson-Burgos was drawn to head the roll call voting.

 

LAID ON THE TABLE

MURPHY Ordered, that Ordered that the City of Holyoke amend Section 7.10.4 Marijuana Facilities, Permitted Districts, to reduce the distance requirement from any pre-existing public or private school providing education in pre-kindergarten, kindergarten or any grades 1 through 12; measured from the lot lines of impacted properties to 200 feet for cultivation factories only as permissible under M.G.L. 94 g, section 5 (b)3.  All other marijuana functions would continue to require a 500 foot buffer."
---> Received and referred to the Ordinance Committee.
In City Council, on June 18, 2019, the report of Committee received and the Ordinance passed its first reading.
The Ordinance passed its second reading.
The Ordinance was passed to be enrolled.
The Committee has considered the same and find that it is truly and properly enrolled.
Report of Enrollment received.
The Ordinance was passed to be Ordained and denied on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 7--Nays 6 (Bartley, Bresnahan, Leahy, Murphy, Tallman, Vacon)--Absent 0.
Moton was made and seconded to lay the order on the table.
In City Council, on June 25, 2019, a motion was made and seconded to remove the order from the table and the report of Committee received and the Ordinance passed its first reading.
The Ordinance passed its second reading.
The Ordinance was passed to be enrolled.
The Committee has considered the same and find that it is truly and properly enrolled.
Report of Enrollment received.
The Ordinance was passed to be Ordained and approved on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 11--Nays 0 --Absent 2 (Anderson-Burgos, Valentin)

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

COMMUNICATIONS

From Ryan Allen, Administrative Assistant to the City Council, letter of support for FY2020 (MSBA)
---> Adopted.

From Terry Shepard, Parks and Rec Director, request for vote on dedication
---> Adopted.

ORDERS AND TRANSFERS

MCGEE Ordered, that That the City Council have a discussion to create a temporary plan for the Auxiliary Police Officers payment
---> Motion that the order was complied with.

 

Adjourn at 07:22 PM.
A true record
ATTEST:

______________________________
City Clerk


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