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Ordinance Committee Meeting October 25, 2022

Oct 25 2022

6:30 pm City Hall Holyoke

536 Dwight St, Holyoke 01040

City Council
Holyoke Massachusetts

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §§ 18-25,
and Chapter 22 of the Acts of 2022,
notice is hereby given of a meeting of the committee on

Tuesday, October 25, 2022
6:30 PM

Meeting to take place at
Holyoke City Hall, 536 Dwight St
and can be accessed remotely on Zoom Meetings
Per order of the Chair: Linda Vacon

Remote access via
Meeting ID: 840 8331 6993 Meeting Passcode: 694496 or by call in at 1 (646) 558-8656 with the same Meeting ID and Passcode.


Item 1: 8-2-22 Petition of Yajaira Mulero, for a street vendor license.
*Tabled 8-23-22, 9-27-22

Item 2: 10-4-22 Petition of Chevonne Ann Machuca, 47 Hitchcock St. for a street vendor license on Race St.

Item 3: 5-3-22 PUELLO, BARTLEY — Ordered, That “No Engine Breaks” signs be installed at all city gateways. This will allow citing, Engine break use is not permitted in Holyoke.

Item 4: 6-21-22 ANDERSON-BURGOS — Ordered, That the HPD come to an ordinance meeting to discuss how the noise ordinance can be applied to speed bikes.

Item 5: 8-2-22 JOURDAIN, ANDERSON-BURGOS, RIVERA_I — Ordered, That the City Council review and enhance as necessary the city’s current noise nuisance ordinance.

Item 6: 10-19-21 Petition for Speed Hump from citizens for Moss Ave.
*Referred back to Committee 6-21-22

Item 7: 10-19-21 BARTLEY — That speed humps be placed on Moss Ave.
*Referred back to Committee 6-21-22

Item 8: 11-16-21 BARTLEY — That speed hump be placed on Fenton St.
*Referred back to Committee 6-21-22

Item 9: 11-16-21 BARTLEY — That speed humps be placed on Memorial Dr.
*Referred back to Committee 6-21-22

Item 10: 11-16-21 BARTLEY — That speed humps be placed on Mackintosh Terrace.
*Tabled 6-8-22

Item 11: 5-3-22 Speed hump petition from Citizens of Mackintosh Terrace.
*Tabled 6-8-22

Item 12: 5-3-22 BARTLEY — That speed humps be placed on Mackintosh Terr.
*Tabled 6-8-22

Item 13: 4-19-22 BARTLEY — Ordered, The city council and DPW amend any ordinances to allow for road improvements at Whiting Farms Rd. to allow for a dedicated Left-hand turn into K-Mart Plaza and to allow for motorists to also travel towards the Mall in a dedicated lane.
*Referred back to Committee 5-17-22

Item 14: 3-10-20 VACON — Ordered, that street vendors who have received a license may be granted a renewal of the license for the same location without a hearing when all required approvals are presented with the application and any required fees/taxes are paid
*Tabled 1-25-22, 4-26-22, 6-8-22, 9-27-22

Item 15: 6-21-22 JOURDAIN, MALDONADO VELEZ — That the City Council create an ordinance that creates food truck zones in the city with the goals of eliminating food deserts, managing the locations, and promoting various neighborhoods.

Item 16: 10-4-22 VACON — that we seek authorization from the Cannabis Commission to have local inspections of large cultivation facilities completed by our local Board of Health to ensure compliance with health & safety regulations for workers. This is filed upon learning (today 10/3/22) of the death of a person working for Trulieve.

Item 17: 6-7-22 JOURDAIN — Ordered, That an ordinance be created that requires a department head to report (with an incident report explaining the cause) of any loss in their department over $250 in value to the City Council and Mayor within 30 days.
*Tabled 8-23-22, 9-27-22

Item 18: 10-4-22 RIVERA_J — That a handicap sign be placed in front of 16 East Court, for Hector Reyes, placard #PL1430356

Item 19: 10-4-22 RIVERA_J — That a handicap sign be placed in front of 8 West Court for Maria Malave.

Item 20: 10-4-22 ANDERSON-BURGOS — Order that the handicap parking located at 29 Belvidere Ave be removed. Per constituent request


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.

Posted October 5, 2022 3:00 PM

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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