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Ordinance Committee Meeting January 12, 2021

Jan 12 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 Tuesday 1/12/21 at 6:30PM

Per order of the Chair: Rebecca Lisi


*** Meeting will take place remotely and can be accessed via Meeting ID: 885 8993 0824 Meeting Passcode: 329452 or by call in at 1 (929)205-6099 with same Meeting ID and Password.  ***


Item 1: 12/1/20 Murphy – Ordered that the ordinance committee consider an ordinance which would create a penalty for any driver handing out anything from the car window as a traffic safety violation.

Item 2: Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of Holyoke as follows:

SECTION 1. Division 1. entitled “Generally” of Article IV entitled “Stopping,

Standing, Parking” of Chapter 86 entitled “Traffic and Vehicles” of the Revised Code of

Ordinances of the City of Holyoke, Massachusetts, 1997, as amended, is hereby further amended

by the following:

DELETING in its entirety:

Section 86-97 – All-night parking

No person shall allow, permit or suffer any vehicles registered in his name, other than one acting

in an emergency, to be parked on any street in the downtown area between the hours of 2:00 a.m.

and 7:00 a.m. of any day.

SECTION 2. All ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent herewith are hereby


SECTION 3. This ordinance shall take effect on the date of passage.

Item 3: 5/7/19 Vacon – that a permanent speed feedback sign be placed near 300 Westfield Road to reduce speeding by drivers in the area.  This is a persistent safety issue in the area.

Item 4: 04/03/18 Bartley, Vacon – Ordered the mayor, the auditor, and the city’s financial team as needed, provide draft internal controls on how city grants are to be administered so that future governments (re: city taxpayers) are not faced with paying for administrative shortfalls.


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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