Public Service Committee Meeting January 18, 2023
6:00 pm City Hall Holyoke
536 Dwight St, Holyoke 01040
Agenda posted January 13, 2023, 4:15 PM
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, January 18, 2023
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: 853 5708 5255 Meeting Passcode: 864854 or by call in at 1 (646) 558-8656 with the same Meeting ID and Passcode.
Item 1: 12-20-22 From Mayor Joshua A. Garcia, letter appointing Ms. Callie Niezgoda Flanagan, 38 Jefferson St. to serve as a member of the Holyoke Economic and Industrial Corporation (HEDIC): This seat on the Board of Directors represents the Finance Sector. This is a three year term; said term will expire on June 30, 2025.
Item 2: 5-7-19 LISI — Ordered, that the City Council invite a representative from Soldier On as well as out Veterans Services Director to discuss support services for Veterans who fail to meet the requirements of Soldier On programs.
Item 3: 2-15-22 RIVERA_I — order that the dpw work on putting up signs welcoming people to Holyoke at every highway entrance in 7 different languages.
Item 4: 12-1-20 BARTLEY, MURPHY — The Holyoke City Council encourages all city department heads to provide correspondence to Spanish-speaking persons in Spanish to the extent feasible. The Holyoke City Council particularly encourages that technical letters from the Mayor’s office, School Dept., Law Dept., Building Commissioner, Planning Board, City Clerk, License Board, and City Council, by translated into Spanish, upon request. (This is a refiled order from 12/3/2019).
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