6:00 pm City Hall Holyoke
536 Dwight St, Holyoke 01040
Pursuant to the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §§ 18-25,
Chapter 22 of the Acts of 2022,
notice is hereby given of a meeting of the committee on
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Meeting to take place at
Holyoke City Hall, 536 Dwight St
and can be accessed remotely on Zoom Meetings
Per order of the Chair: Peter Tallman
Remote access via www.zoom.us
Meeting ID: 897 3736 8304 Meeting Passcode: 000966 or by call in at 1 (646) 558-8656 with the same Meeting ID and Passcode.
Item 1: 8-2-22 From Mayor Joshua A. Garcia letter appointing Ms. Lauren Niles, 40 Lexington Ave. to serve as an Alternate of the Planning Board for the City of Holyoke: Ms. Niles will serve a one-year term; said term will expire on July 1, 2023.
Item 2: 8-2-22 From Mayor Joshua A. Garcia letter appointing Ms. Lauren Niles, 40 Lexington Ave. to serve on the Local Historic District Commission (Fairfield Avenue): Ms. Niles will serve a three year term; said term will expire on July 1, 2025.
Item 3: 8-2-22 From Mayor Joshua A. Garcia letter appointing Ms. Beth Gosselin, 1070 Northampton St. to serve on the Local Historic Commission (Fairfield Avenue) effective July 1, 2022: Ms. Gosselin will serve a two year term; said term will expire on July 1, 2024.
Item 4: 8-2-22 From Mayor Joshua A. Garcia, letter appointing Ms. Jessica Lebron-Martinez, 102 Brown Ave. to serve as a member on the Commission on Disabilities for the City of Holyoke: Ms. Lebron-Martinez will serve a three year term; Said term will expire on March 2025.
Item 5: 7-19-22 MCGEE -- Order that interviews begin for candidates for Interim Treasurer position.
Item 6: 8-2-22 MCGEE -- Ordered, In accordance with the new Tourism Advisory Committee (TAC) Ordinance, in reference to the composition of the initial appointed committee that a Holyoke City Councilor be appointed to the committee. (for reference see the section from the ordinance below)
The initial Committee shall be comprised of one representative appointed annually by each of the following agencies which total seven (7) members:
(a) The Holyoke Local Cultural Council; (b) The Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce; (c) The Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau; (d) The Holyoke Office of Planning and Economic Development; (e) The Holyoke City Council; (f) The Holyoke Historical Commission; and (g) The Wistariahurst Museum.
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.