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Ordinance Committee / Planning Board Joint Meeting January 23, 2024

Jan 23 2024

6:30 pm City Hall Holyoke

536 Dwight St, Holyoke 01040

Posted January 18, 2024, 10:31 AM

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City Council
Holyoke Massachusetts
Pursuant to the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §§ 18-25,
and Chapter 2 of the Acts of 2023,
notice is hereby given of a joint meeting of the committee on
Ordinance
and the Planning Board

Tuesday, January 23, 2024
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 Ordinance Chair: pending
and the Planning Chair: Mimi Panitch
Remote access via www.zoom.us
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82982161547?pwd=dHlqYkt6b2RYUjF0N1RDMmRveWRWZz09
Meeting ID 829 8216 1547 Meeting Passcode: 077113 or by call in at 1 (646) 558-8656 with the same Meeting ID and Passcode.

Live Spanish interpretation will be available on local access channel 15 using the television’s SAP option, through the live stream on the city website, as well as on the Zoom feed by clicking the interpretation option and choosing Spanish.

Agenda

Item 1: PUBLIC HEARING 3-7-23 MCGEE — Ordered, that the Zoning Ordinance, Section 7.8 WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATION FACILITIES AND ANTENNAS, be amended to include Small Wireless Facilities.
(joint hearing with the Planning Board, continued from 4-25-23, 5-23-23, 8-22-23, 11-28-23)

Item 2: PUBLIC HEARING 3-7-23 MCGEE — Ordered, that the Zoning Ordinance be amended to add a section for Short Term Rentals, in addition to amending Section 2 DEFINITIONS, and any other sections that may apply to this use.
(joint hearing with the Planning Board, continued from 4-25-23, 5-23-23, 8-22-23, 10-24-23)

Item 3: PUBLIC HEARING 3-7-23 MCGEE — Ordered, that the Zoning Ordinance be amended to add a Section for Tiny Houses, in addition to amending Section 2 DEFINITIONS, and any other Sections that may apply to this use.
(joint hearing with the Planning Board, continued from 4-25-23, 9-26-23, 11-28-23)

Item 4: 3-7-23 MCGEE — Ordered, that the Zoning Ordinance, Section 6.4.2 Exemptions, be amended to add a letter,
(k) Banners or signs associated with a civic or municipal program may be allowed in all districts. Community or commercial sponsorship may be displayed on said banner or sign provided that the banner or sign itself is not be greater than six (6.0) square feet. These installations must be approved by the City and by the Department of Public Works as applicable.
*Public hearing closed 11-28-23, tabled 12-12-23

Item 5: 5-16-23 MURPHY-ROMBOLETTI — Ordered, that the City Council amend Ordinance 2-336(a) and (b) to reflect a streamlined process for disposition of tax title properties and other properties not needed by the City for municipal purposes and to add a new section for the creation of an Abutter Lots Sale Program.
*Tabled 6-27-23, 8-22-23, 9-12-23, 11-28-23, 12-12-23

Item 6: 12-19-23 ANDERSON-BURGOS — That a handicap sign be placed in front of 38 Beacon Ave. for Elijah Santos, Placard #PL5530997.

Item 7: 12-19-23 GIVNER — that a handicap sign be removed from 195 Beech St. for Wilfrin Puello.

Item 8: 12-19-23 PUELLO — That the handicap parking at 527 South Bridge street please be removed. The original applicant has moved and will be reapplying for the new location.

 

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
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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