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Ordinance Committee Meeting May 11, 2021

May 11 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 5-11-21 at 6:30 PM

Per order of the Chair: Rebecca Lisi

*** Meeting will take place remotely and can be accessed via www.zoom.us


Meeting ID: 891 2469 2209 Meeting Passcode: 465406 or by call in at 1 (646) 558-8656 with same Meeting ID and Passcode.  ***



Item 1a: PUBLIC HEARING (continued from 4-13-21) 3-2-21 Special Permit Application for Marijuana Retail and Manufacturing Establishment of Green Highland LLC to build & operate a marijuana retail, cultivation and processing establishment at 26 Hadley Mills Rd.

Item 1b: 3-16-21 VHB - Letter requesting correction of traffic study information on 26 Hadley Mills Rd Application
*Tabled 4-13-21

Item 2: PUBLIC HEARING 3-16-21 Special Permit Application for North Country Production, LLC for a marijuana manufacturing enterprise at 12 Crescent St.

Item 3: 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).
*Tabled 3-9-21, 3-23-21, 4-27-21

Item 4: 4-6-21 MCGIVERIN -- That the City Council remove the Enterprise Fund status of the Waste Water Treatment Plant.
*Tabled 4-27-21

Item 5: 5-4-21 BARTLEY -- The City of Holyoke ordain a No Left Turn sign into the former K-Mart Plaza from Whiting Farms Rd. (As background, the sign was installed years ago; HPD’s issued many tickets that Judges have dismissed because Holyoke never ordained the sign into law.) Refer to Ordinance Committee, Law Dept for legal language.

Item 6: 2-16-21 ANDERSON-BURGOS -- Ordered, that Sec 86-321 of the City's Parking Ordinance be amended by striking the following section:
Northampton St.
A point 20 feet North of Corser St.
A point 200 feet North of Corser St.
2 hour parking 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday

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
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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