Ordinance Committee / Planning Board Joint Hearings July 27, 2021
6:30 pm City Hall Holyoke
536 Dwight St, Holyoke 01040
Notice of Committee Meeting
There will be a regular meeting of the committee on
Holyoke Planning Board
On Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 6:30 PM
Per order of the Ordinance Chair, Rebecca Lisi
and Planning Chair, John Kelley
Meeting to take place at
Holyoke City Hall, 536 Dwight St
and can be accessed remotely via www.zoom.us
Meeting ID: 873 2124 8596 Meeting Passcode: 021543 or by call in at 1 (646) 558-8656 with same Meeting ID and Passcode. ***
Item 1: PUBLIC HEARING 6-1-21 – Zone Change application from RO to DR for Gordon Alexander at 472, 474, 476 Appleton St (076-02-001) and (076-02-003) to expand allowed use to personal services as allowed in adjacent DR zone.
Item 2: PUBLIC HEARING 6-15-21 – Zone change proposal to create a Retail Center (RC) zone taking into account both present tenancies and desired future development of such properties with appropriate criteria to ensure proper cohesive uses and promote continued mixed commercial/retail in Holyoke.
Item 3: PUBLIC HEARING 6-15-21 – Zone change proposal to have the City of Holyoke remove from its Code of Ordinances, Appendix A, Zoning Ordinance, Section 8.3 “Shopping Center Districts” and any other references to said zone and replace with Retail Center (RC).
Item 4: PUBLIC HEARING 6-15-21 – Zone change proposals to rezone the following parcels to Retail Center (RC) in an effort to create a cohesive regional destination district of mixed commercial / retail which all property owners will share the same regulations: 12 Holyoke St (117-00-005), 229-241 Whiting Farms Rd (174-00-013), 227 Whiting Farms Rd (174-00-013A), Lower Westfield Rd (174-00-013B), 95 Lower Westfield Rd (174-00-016), 250 Whiting Farms Rd (174-00-017), 225 Whiting Farms Rd (174-00-018), 7 Holyoke St (174-00-020), 98 Lower Westfield Rd (174-00-021), 94 Lower Westfield Rd (174-00-022), 86 Lower Westfield Rd (174-00-024), Whitney Ave (176-00-010B), 50 Holyoke St (176-00-010C), 400 Whitney Ave (176-00-013), Whitney Ave (176-00-014), 489 Whitney Ave (176-00-014.1), 494 Whitney Ave (176-00-027), 496 Whitney Ave (176-00-028), Whitney Ave (176-00-029).
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.
536 Dwight St, Room 10
Holyoke, MA 01040
Meeting days 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM