REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
June 18,2019


The meeting was called to order by President McGee at 07:06 PM.

The Clerk called the roll. Absent members: 0 Present members 13 .

The name of Councilor Bresnahan was drawn to head the roll call voting.

PUBLIC HEARING

Petition for Pole and Wire Locations, The Gas and Electric Department requests permission to locate a line of wires, cables, poles and fixtures, including the necessary sustaining and protecting fixtures, along and across the following public way or ways.

One (1) new pole located between properties 87-89 & 81-83 Waldo St. Holyoke, MA

One (1) pole relocated 50ft north between properties 75-77 & 71 Waldo St. Holyoke, MA
Public Hearing was opened by the City Council: HG&E Rep was present to speak on the proposal and gave information on location where the new pole would be located: One (1) new pole located between properties 87-89 & 81-83 Waldo St. and where the other pole would be relocated: One (1) pole relocated 50ft north between properties 75-77 & 71 Waldo St.
---> Received and adopted.
LAID ON THE TABLE

From Auditor Tanya Wdowiak, updated budget for FY 2020.
---> Received and laid on the table.
PUBLIC COMMENT
Carrina Riley: spoke in favor of group homes like the one proposed on Yale St. and stated that they are important for people in recovery.
Jessica Bloom spoke in favor of the group home on Yale Street and stated that she is a part of the LGBTQ community and is in sober living and encouraged people to welcome the new group home.
Ashley Grant: spoke and stated that in her view an effort to block a group home is against the Federal Fair Housing Act. Mrs. Graham stated that she has found that a lot of the fears of group homes are typically unfounded.
Johanna Hammer: spoke in favor of the group home on Yale St. and noted that it would be important to show that the City has open arms and supports a vulnerable and struggling part of the population.
Henry Rogovin: spoke in favor of the group home on Yale St. and stated that people should move on from the fear of new things.
Stephen Rosenbush: spoke and stated that he has had a contractor at his house and stated that he is trying to decide whether to renovate or vacate his property. Mr. Rosenbush stated that there is a lack of long term planning in the city and stated that there needs to be more priority planning.
Scott Defli spoke on the group home on Yale St. and stated that he does not feel that the group home is a group home but more of a medical facility. Mr. Defli stated that it should not be Holyoke’s burden to take up all these kinds of things and stated that there should be proper zoning for such a facility.
Paige Hendry-Bodnar: spoke in favor of the proposed group home at 11 Yale St. It was stated that LBQT people have a harder time than others when it comes to receiving these kinds of support resources.








Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take item 10G out of order
The Committee on Public Service to whom was referred an order that State Representative Vega and Senator Humason request a moratorium on group home projects in the city of Holyoke and request that group homes be evenly place throughout the commonwealth.
have considered the same and Recommend that the order has been complied with .

Committee Members:
James M. Leahy
Rebecca Lisi
Joseph M. McGiverin
Jossie M Valentin
Gladys Lebron-Martinez
Under discussion:
Councilor Leahy spoke and stated that Rep. Vega attended the meeting Public Service meeting for discussion on the order. Councilor Leahy spoke and stated that there are people looking at the issue from a micro level and he is trying to look at things from a macro level and stated that the City of Holyoke is taking a disproportionate amount of people in for help and care for drug abuse and other societal issues.
Councilor Lisi spoke about the Public Service meeting stated 85 percent of the people who came down and attended the meeting under stood that that group recovery homes can and do provide necessary care. Councilor Lisi stated that neighborhoods like Holyoke sometimes take more of the burden than others and that when Holyoke takes on these non-profit entities the City does lose out on tax payer money. Councilor Lisi stated that these kinds of programs and facilities are regulated at the state level.
Councilor Valentin spoke and stated that does not like the signs in the City that stay no on Yale. Councilor Valentin talked about the Arbor House at 130 Pine St. and stated that this was a group home that was quite large and most people did not even know that the 25 bed residential program was in existence. Councilor Valentin stated that she uses that as an example of a good functioning group home. Councilor Valentin stated that she will not vote for anything perceived as an impediment for those seeking to get help and get sober.
Councilor Bresnahan spoke and stated that the tax rate and property taxes have gone up and noted that the CPA caused taxes to increase. Councilor Bresnahan stated that the State is not paying the share they once promised when the CPA was voted in for the City. Councilor Bresnahan stated that there is a difference between Pine St. Arbor House and the Yale St. house and went on to state that there should have been a more transparent process so that neighbors could be made aware and they could ask questions. Councilor Bresnahan stated that there are roads that are deteriorating and that the City is down fire fighters and police officers and yet this is a priority. Councilor Bresnahan reiterated that there should have been more outreach to the community and to the City Council.
Councilor Sullivan stated that he would support a moratorium on the group home until it can be proven that the City of Holyoke is not receiving a disproportionate share of these kinds of facilities. Councilor Sullivan stated that he wants to know that Holyoke is not getting dumped on and stated that other communities need to do their fair share.
Councilor Lisi stated that she spoke with the Assessor and that there are 10 group homes in the City of Holyoke.
Councilor McGiverin spoke on the non-profits in the City and how the State treats gateway Cities unfairly. Councilor McGiverin stated that there is certainly a need for these types of facilities but that Holyoke seems to always do more than its fair share to help.
Councilor McGee spoke and stated why he filed the order and noted that the City does need to address how to deal with properties coming off of the tax rolls. Councilor McGee stated that the City does not have the power to execute a moratorium on these group homes. Councilor McGee stated that the City does its fair share to help with people going through addiction and problems.
---> Report of Committee received and recommendation adopted.

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take items 33, 34, 35, and 50 out of order and as a package
MCGEE Ordered, that Order that state senator Humason and state representative Vega file legislation to redefine the scope and meaning of education under the Massachusetts Act known as the Dover Amendment.
---> Received and adopted. Copy to Law Department & Mayor Morse.
*Received back with no signature from the Mayor.

MCGEE Ordered, that Order that the legal department look into all litigation opportunities to address the number of group homes coming into the City.
---> Received and adopted. Referred to the Law Department. Copy to Mayor Morse, Senator Humason, Rep. Vega.
*Received back with no signature from the Mayor.

MCGEE Ordered, that Order that the legal department work with surrounding city/town legal departments on addressing group homes.  Please refer to the list of communities referenced in the Governor’s press release which was received in the Public Service committee.
---> Received and adopted. Referred to the Law Department. Copy to Mayor Morse, Senator Humason, Rep. Vega.
*Received back with no signature from the Mayor.

LISI Ordered, that that the City Council urge the Mayor to seek a legal course of action to gain clarity about whether the program intended to be run out of the MHA group home on Yale St. qualifies as an "educational program" under the Dover Act that precludes the City from regulating such entities.
---> Received and adopted. Copy to Mayor Morse, Senator Humason, Rep. Vega.
Approved by the Mayor by with not "it does."


COMMUNICATIONS

Communication from Tanya Wdowiak, City Auditor, RE: Division of Local Services MA Department of Revenue Appropriation Transfers.
---> Received and referred to the Finance Committee.
PETITIONS

Petition of Endangered Species 4WD, LLC for a special permit for Outdoor Sales of Motor Vehicles (7.2.13) at 155 Elm St.
---> Received and referred to the Development and Governmental Relations Committee.

Petition of Endangered Species, 4WD, LLC for a special permit for Motor Vehicle Repair (7.2.13 a) at 155 Elm St.
---> Received and referred to the Development and Governmental Relations Committee.

Petition of Frank DeMarinis, for a special permit for a Single Family Home in the Floodplain Overlay District (8.1.2.) on Northampton St. (Parcel #223-019).
---> Received and referred to the Development and Governmental Relations Committee.

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take late file E out of order
BARTLEY Ordered, that The City of Holyoke approve placing Neighborhood Watch signs throughout the City that advertises HPD's emergency tel. line (911), non-emergency tel.line (413-322-6900) and the  text address (text SOLVE to 274-637).  Refer to HPD to approve content, the Mayor to fund and DPW to install. Copy to Public Safety Committee for follow-up.
---> Received and adopted. Referred to the Mayor and DPW. Copy to Public Safety.

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take items 21 and 30 out of order and as a package
MCGIVERIN Ordered, that there is hereby authorized to be established in fiscal year 2019 and maintained in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53E 1/2, the POLICE DEPORTMENT AUXILIARY SERVICES Revolving Fund.

1. Expenditures from the fund shall be specifically for the purpose of labor, contracted services, and supplies in the act of providing Auxiliary Police Services to the City of Holyoke.
2. The source of receipts to be credited to the fund shall be amounts invoiced to Auxiliary Service vendors for services rendered.
3. The officer authorized to expend from the Fund shall be the Chief of Police.
4. The limit on the total amount which may be expended from the fund during the fiscal year shall be the lesser of actual receipts collected during the fiscal year, which, when combined with all other revolving funds authorized under General Laws Chapter 44, § 53E½ under the direct control of the superintendent of the department of public works, does not exceed one percent of the amount raised by taxation in the fiscal year.
To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor
Under discussion:
Rules suspended to allow Captain Moriarty to speak on the orders: Captain Mark Moriarty spoke on the two orders at hand and gave an update to the Council on how the auxiliary jobs are going out. Captain Moriarty stated that the auxiliary police officers are unsung heroes and noted that they should be thanked. Capt. Moriarty continued to give information on the order and summary of what the order entails. City Auditor spoke and gave some payment options that the Council has in ensuring the officers get their pay.
---> Received and referred to the Ordinance Committee. Copy to Capt. Moriarty and Auxiliary Police Department.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that there is hereby authorized to be established and maintained for fiscal year 2019, in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53E1/2, the POLICE DEPARTMENT AUXILIARY SERVICES Revolving Fund.
1. Expenditures from the fund shall be specifically for the purposes of labor, contracted services, and supplies in the act of providing Auxiliary Police Services to the City of Holyoke. .
2. The source of receipts to be credited to the Fund shall be amounts invoiced to Auxiliary Service vendors for services rendered. .
3. The officer authorized to expend from the Fund shall be THE CHIEF OF POLICE .
4. The limit on the total amount which may be expended from the Fund during fiscal year 2019 shall be the lesser of actual receipts collected during fiscal year 2019 or $ which, when combined with all other such revolving funds authorized under M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53E1/2 under the direct control of the officer designated in 3., above, does not exceed 1% of the amount raised by taxation in 2019.
To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor
---> Received and referred to the Ordinance Committee. Copy to Capt. Moriarty and Auiliary Police Department.

Presidents Report: It was noted that Councilor Tallman would be receiving the Human Relations Award by the Greater Holyoke Council on Human Understanding. Councilor McGee congratulated Councilor Tallman and stated that it is a well deserved award for Councilor Tallman.


REPORTS OF COMMITTEES

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take items 7A & 7B as a package
The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred a Petition of Arnaldo Ravento Lopez of 222 Pine St. for a street  vendor license to be located at 436 High St
have considered the same and Recommend that the application be approved with following conditions:
1. Applicant will be authorized to operate food cart from March 1st to November 30th from 11am to 7pm .

Committee Members:
Linda L. Vacon
David K. Bartley
Rebecca Lisi
Juan . Anderson-Burgos
Terence Murphy
Under discussion:
It was noted that both of the vendor licenses had appropriate paperwork from DPW and BOH. It was noted that the conditions were done in consult with the applicants and that the applicants agreed to these conditions.
---> Report of Committee received and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 13--Nays 0--Absent 0.
Approved by the Mayor.

The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred Petition of Jesus Feliciano of 261 Elm St. for a street vendor license
have considered the same and Recommend that the application be approved with three following conditions:
1. Food cart will operate between the hours of 11am and 10pm from March 1st to October 31st
2. Applicant may have chairs and tables around the cart so long as all necessary permits and paperwork for the BOH and DPW are obtained
3. Applicant must keep area maintained and clean .

Committee Members:
Linda L. Vacon
David K. Bartley
Rebecca Lisi
Juan . Anderson-Burgos
Terence Murphy
---> Report of Committee received and recommendation adopted. Copy to 13.
Approved by the Mayor.

The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order : that the City of Holyoke amend Section 7.10.4 Marijuana Facilities, Permitted Districts, to reduce the distance requirement from any pre-existing public or private school providing education in pre-kindergarten, kindergarten or any grades 1 through 12; measured from the lot lines of impacted properties to 200 feet for cultivation factories only as permissible under M.G.L. 94 g, section 5 (b)3.  All other marijuana functions would continue to require a 500 foot buffer.
have considered the same and Recommend that the order be amended to state that the effected School Principal, School Receiver or Superintendent be noticed of any such Special Permit is pending
Recommend that the order be adopted .

Committee Members:
Linda L. Vacon
David K. Bartley
Rebecca Lisi
Juan . Anderson-Burgos
Terence Murphy
Under discussion:
Councilor Vacon spoke and stated that the order was filed because there was some interest in having an exception to the rule and to allow for marijuana cultivation to occur within 200 hundred feet of schools. It was noted that the legal language was amended that notice should take place by certified mail to school administrators and school super intendent or school receiver. Motion was made and seconded by Councilor Murphy to amend the order to circle out cultivation alone and not manufacturing. Councilors discussed whether the language would include manufacturing and oil extraction. Councilors discussed the pros and cons of the new restriction. Come councilors noted that marijuana companies are not just doing cultivation they are doing manufacturing and are counting on doing both simultaneously to sustain their businesses. Motion was made and seconded to amend the language so that the MME aspect be allowed by condition only on the same special permit. Amendment passed 7 to 6

---> Report of Committee received and the Ordinance passed its first reading.
The Ordinance passed its second reading.
The Ordinance was passed to be enrolled.
The Committee has considered the same and find that it is truly and properly enrolled.
Report of Enrollment received.
The Ordinance was passed to be Ordained and denied on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 7--Nays 6 (Bartley, Bresnahan, Leahy, Murphy, Tallman, Vacon)--Absent 0.
Moton was made and seconded to lay the order on the table.


The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order Order:  That Chief Pond be invited to an ordinance Committee meeting to discuss an incentive program for six (6) family and above residential properties installing or upgrading a compliant monitored fire protection system in their property.
have considered the same and Recommend that the order has been complied with .

Committee Members:
Linda L. Vacon
David K. Bartley
Rebecca Lisi
Juan . Anderson-Burgos
Terence Murphy
Under discussion:
Councilor Vacon gave information on the order and it was noted that the Fire Dept. Chief Pond was in attendance at the Ordinance Committee to speak on the order. It was noted that the Chief has the authority to make this move without any action of the City Council but that he felt it would be in good form and practice to consult with the City Council.
---> Report of Committee received and recommendation adopted.

The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order that the mayor, the school receiver, and the law department work together to provide a legal, contractual  commitment for the school department to provide a payment of $1 million each year towards the bond payment for two middle schools should the debt exclusion question be approved.  Please report the status of this discussion to the city council by September 17th.
have considered the same and Refer to Finance Committee .

Committee Members:
Linda L. Vacon
David K. Bartley
Rebecca Lisi
Juan . Anderson-Burgos
Terence Murphy
Under discussion:
It was noted that because of the nature of the order it would be best to have it referred to the Finance Committee
---> Report of Committee received and recommendation adopted. Referred to the Finance Committee.

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take items 8A & 8B as a package
The Committee on Finance to whom was referred MOA between the City of Holyoke and the Holyoke Deputy Fire Chiefs Association
have considered the same and Recommend that the order has been complied with .

Committee Members:
Joseph M. McGiverin
James M. Leahy
Peter R. Tallman
Michael J. Sullivan
Todd McGee
Under discussion:
Finance Chairman McGiverin gave overview of the two collective bargaining agreements and gave all relevant facts including base pay and raises that are included in each contract. Councilor McGiverin noted that the CBA in Item 8B has two new positions included in it and gave overview of each of the positions. It was further noted by Councilor McGiverin that for now the job of the Council would be to vote that the two contracts are complied with and noted that they would be subject to appropriation for the Council to approve them.

---> Report of Committee received and recommendation adopted.


The Committee on Finance to whom was referred MOA between the City of Holyoke and the Professional Supervisors Association RE: Chief Official of Wires, National Service Office
have considered the same and Recommend that the order has been complied with .

Committee Members:
Joseph M. McGiverin
James M. Leahy
Peter R. Tallman
Michael J. Sullivan
Todd McGee
---> Report of Committee received and recommendation adopted.

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take items 8C & 8I as a package
The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that there be and is hereby transferred in the Fiscal Year 2019 THIRTEEN THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED SEVENTY FIVE  AND 00/100 Dollars (13,475.00) as follows:
FROM: Motor Vehicle Equipment Operator RECYCLE, Overtime,  TO: Forester, Overtime, BLDG Maintenance MN, Laborer, Overtime, Overtime, Motor Equip Maint. Man, Overtime, Heavy Motor Equip. Operator, Parks Maint. Craftsman
have considered the same and Recommend that the order be adopted .

Committee Members:
Joseph M. McGiverin
James M. Leahy
Peter R. Tallman
Michael J. Sullivan
Todd McGee
Under discussion:
Finance Chairman McGiverin spoke and gave information on each of the two orders. Councilor McGiverin gave information on each of the transfers and noted that the City Auditor worked with the DPW in order to get the accounting correct for the apartment and to ensure that authorized overtime was able to be paid. It was noted that the money was coming from an accounting error that took place the previous year and that the transfers were a shuffling of funds internally to allow for proper accounting:
---> Report of Committee passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 13--Nays 0--Absent 0.

The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, ONE THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED AND 00/100 Dollars ($1,300.00) as follows:
FROM:
14211-51300      OVERTIME                   $1,300.00
                        TOTAL: $1,300.00
TO:
16501-51300      OVERTIME                   $550.00
16931-51300      OVERTIME                   750.00
                        TOTAL: $1,300.00
(Recommended by the Mayor)
have considered the same and Recommend that the order be adopted .

Committee Members:
Joseph M. McGiverin
James M. Leahy
Peter R. Tallman
Michael J. Sullivan
Todd McGee
---> Report of Committee passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 13--Nays 0--Absent 0.
Approved by the Mayor.

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take items 8D & 8F as a package
The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that The City of Holyoke consider joining the Pioneer Valley Mosquito Control District to continue the efforts of the city’s Board of Health to prevent human impact against West Nile virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. There is a minimum enrollment cost of $5,000.00 for surveillance, outreach and education.
(Recommended by the Mayor)
have considered the same and Recommend that the order be adopted .

Committee Members:
Joseph M. McGiverin
James M. Leahy
Peter R. Tallman
Michael J. Sullivan
Todd McGee
Under discussion:
Councilor McGiverin read out the order and gave information on the two orders. It was noted that Sean Gonsalves director of the BOH was present for the meeting and gave relevant information to the Finance Committee. It was noted that the orders if adopted would allow for the trapping and control of mosquitos and hopefully help to stop the spread of mosquitos and the harmful diseases that they spread.
---> Report of Committee passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 13--Nays 0--Absent 0.
Approved by the Mayor.

The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, FIVE THOUSAND AND 00/100 Dollars ($5,000.00) as follows:
FROM:
15101-51103      SANITARIAN II              $5,000.00
                        TOTAL: $5,000.00
TO:
15102-53010      PROFESSIONAL HEALTH SERVICES               $5,000.00
                        TOTAL: $5,000.00
(Recommended by the Mayor)

have considered the same and Recommend that the order be adopted .

Committee Members:
Joseph M. McGiverin
James M. Leahy
Peter R. Tallman
Michael J. Sullivan
Todd McGee
---> Report of Committee passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 13--Nays 0--Absent 0.
Approved by the Mayor.

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take items 8E, 8H and 8N as a package
The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, EIGHTY EIGHT THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED NINE DOLLARS/100 Dollars ($88,909.00) as follows:
FROM:
*****-*****           FREE CASH                 $74,109.00
11451-51105      FLOATING CLERK – TREASURER                     14,800.00
                        TOTAL: $88,909.00
TO:
11512-53010      LITIGATION                   $88,909.00
                        TOTAL: $88,909.00

have considered the same and Recommend that the order be denied .

Committee Members:
Joseph M. McGiverin
James M. Leahy
Peter R. Tallman
Michael J. Sullivan
Todd McGee
Under discussion:
Councilor McGiverin gave information on each of the orders and gave information that was given by the City Auditor noting that there were inaccuracies in the financial requests and that the auditor recommended that the orders be denied. It was also noted that Item 8N was no longer needed because the position being funded is not in place yet. Motion was made and seconded to approve the committee reports and that the orders be denied:
---> Report of Committee passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 13--Nays 0--Absent 0.

The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, TWENTY SIX THOUSAND DOLLARS AND 00/100 Dollars ($26,000.00) as follows:
FROM:
15411-51202      PAY-HEALTH SERVICES – COUNCIL ON AGING                      $26,000.00
                        TOTAL: $26,000.00
TO:
19402-57400      PROPERTY INSURANCE                     $26,000.00
                        TOTAL: $26,000.00
have considered the same and Recommend that the order be denied .

Committee Members:
Joseph M. McGiverin
James M. Leahy
Peter R. Tallman
Michael J. Sullivan
Todd McGee
---> Report of Committee passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 13--Nays 0--Absent 0.

The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, NINE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED EIGHTY EIGHT AND 00/100 Dollars ($9,988.00) as follows:

FROM:
12401-51105      PLUMBING & GAS INSPECTOR                        $2,488.00
12401-51106      WIRE INSPECTOR                    7,500.00
                        TOTAL: $9,988.00
TO:
12401-51103      CHIEF OFFICIAL OF WIRES                 $9,988.00
                        TOTAL: $9,988.00
have considered the same and Recommend that the order be denied .

Committee Members:
Joseph M. McGiverin
James M. Leahy
Peter R. Tallman
Michael J. Sullivan
Todd McGee
---> Report of Committee passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 13--Nays 0--Absent 0.

The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, FORTY FIVE THOUSAND THIRTY TWO AND 00/100 Dollars ($45,032.00) as follows:

FROM:
14261-51102      MOTOR EQUIPMENT REPAIRMAN                   $45,032.00
                        TOTAL: $45,032.00
TO:
14301-51102      HEAVY MOTOR EQUIPMENT OPERATOR                    $45,032.00
                        TOTAL: $45,032.00
(Recommended by the Mayor)
have considered the same and Recommend that the order be adopted .

Committee Members:
Joseph M. McGiverin
James M. Leahy
Peter R. Tallman
Michael J. Sullivan
Todd McGee
---> Report of Committee passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 13--Nays 0--Absent 0.
Approved by the Mayor.

The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, SEVEN THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED TWENTY THREE AND 00/100 Dollars ($7,923.00) as follows:

FROM:
14101-51106      CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISOR                       $7,923.00
                        TOTAL: $7,923.00
TO:
14101-51106      SENIOR CIVIL ENGINEER                    $7,923.00
                        TOTAL: $7,923.00
(Recommended by the Mayor)
have considered the same and Recommend that the order be adopted .

Committee Members:
Joseph M. McGiverin
James M. Leahy
Peter R. Tallman
Michael J. Sullivan
Todd McGee
Under discussion:
Finance Chair McGiverin spoke and stated that the order finances a new position in the Building Dept. that was felt necessary by the Dept. Head. Councilor McGiverin explained the new position.
---> Report of Committee passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 12--Nays 0--Absent 0. Councilor Lisi did not vote or participate in discussion on this item.
Approved by the Mayor.

The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, SEVENTY NINE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOUR HUNDRED SEVENTY FOUR AND 57/100 Dollars ($79,474.57) as follows:
FROM:
*****-*****           FREE CASH                                                                                      $79,474.57
                                                                                          TOTAL:                            $79,474.57
TO:
19141-51999      HEALTH INSURANCE                                                                        $79,474.57
                                                                                          TOTAL:                            $79,474.57
(Recommended by the Mayor)

have considered the same and Recommend that the order be adopted.

Committee Members:
Joseph M. McGiverin
James M. Leahy
Peter R. Tallman
Michael J. Sullivan
Todd McGee
Under discussion:
Councilor McGiverin gave information on the health insurance situation in the City for employees and gave overview information on the Section 19 Committee. It was noted that there was a deficiency in the health insurance line items that would need to be fixed. It was noted that the Mayor is the only one authorized to negotiate and choose insurance for employees. Councilor McGiverin rehashed the discussion that took place in committee.
---> Report of Committee passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 11--Nays 2 (Bartley, Bresnahan)--Absent 0.
Approved by the Mayor.

The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, SIX THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED FORTY AND 61/100 Dollars ($6,940.61) as follows:

FROM:
*****-*****           FREE CASH                 $6,940.61
                        TOTAL: $6,940.61
TO:
11631-51103      ASST REGISTRAR OF VOTERS                       $4,099.23
11631-51105      ELECTIONS CLERK                  1,391.38
11631-51201      BOARD OF REG. COMM.                     1,350.00
11611-51240      PAY- TEMPORARY/SEASONAL                        100.00
                        TOTAL: $6,940.61
(Recommended by the Mayor)
have considered the same and Recommend that the order be approved .

Committee Members:
Joseph M. McGiverin
James M. Leahy
Peter R. Tallman
Michael J. Sullivan
Todd McGee
Under discussion:
Councilor McGee abstained from the vote. Councilor McGiverin gave overview of the order and noted that the City Auditor provided information and noted that there was a clerical error that was previously made and that there was a compensation deficiency in the City Clerk’s department and that this financial transfer would rectify the error:
---> Report of Committee passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 11--Nays 1 (Bresnahan)--Absent 0. Councilor McGee did not vote or participate in discussion on this item.
Approved by the Mayor.

The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, THIRTEEN THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY THREE AND 92/100 Dollars ($13,453.92) as follows:

FROM:
11452-53050      LAND COURT               $13,453.92
                        TOTAL: $13,453.92
TO:
17524-59290      SHORT TERM DEBT                $13,453.92
                        TOTAL: $13,453.92
(Recommended by the Mayor)
have considered the same and Recommend that the order be adopted .

Committee Members:
Joseph M. McGiverin
James M. Leahy
Peter R. Tallman
Michael J. Sullivan
Todd McGee
Under discussion:
Councilor McGiverin spoke and stated that the Treasurer was present for the meeting and that there was a surplus in the land court line item and that this transfer would allow for the City to better address the short-term debt line item
---> Report of Committee passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 13--Nays 0--Absent 0.
Approved by the Mayor.

The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order , that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, EIGHTY SIX THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED SIXTY FIVE  AND 35/100 Dollars ($86,565.35) as follows:

FROM:
14101-51106      CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISOR                       $10,070.00
14251-51104      HEAVY MOTOR EQUIPMENT OPERATOR                    16,000.00
14261-51101      FOREMAN/AUTOMOTIVE                      8,670.00
14261-51102      MOTOR QUIPMENT REPAIR                31,300.00
14801-51101      PARKING CONTROL OFFICER             13,065.00
16501-51109      PARKS MAINT MAN                 7,460.35
                        TOTAL: $86,565.35
TO:
14251-51101      SNOW REMOVAL – OT             $74,657.39
14252-53100      SNOW REMOVAL SERVICES               11,907.96
                        TOTAL: $86,565.35
(Recommended by the Mayor)
have considered the same and Recommend that the order be adopted .

Committee Members:
Joseph M. McGiverin
James M. Leahy
Peter R. Tallman
Michael J. Sullivan
Todd McGee
Under discussion:
Finance Chair McGiverin spoke on the order and noted that the transfer was to address snow removal overtime and noted that DPW has the ability to deficit spend when it pertains to snow removal. It was noted that these bills needed to be paid for the snow removal that was done.
---> Report of Committee passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 13--Nays 0--Absent 0.
Approved by the Mayor.

The Committee on Finance to whom was referred an order , that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, TWENTY SEVEN THOUSAND TWENTY AND 00/100 Dollars ($27,020.00) as follows:

FROM:
16101-51500      VACATION BUYBACK              $1,770.00
16101-51510      SICK BUYBACK                        1,100.00
16101-51114      COMPUTER COORDINATOR                1,500.00
16101-51107      LIBRARY ASSISTANT               18,000.00
16101-51111      LIBRARY ASSISTANT – NIGHT              2,000.00
16101-51109      CUSTODIAN                 1,200.00
16101-51104      CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN                       1,000.00
16101-51105      CATALOGUER              450.00
                        TOTAL: $27,020.00
TO:
16101-51113      ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – LIBRARY                    $27,020.00
                        TOTAL: $27,020.00
 
(Recommended by the Mayor)
have considered the same and Recommend that the order be adopted .

Committee Members:
Joseph M. McGiverin
James M. Leahy
Peter R. Tallman
Michael J. Sullivan
Todd McGee
Under discussion:
: It was noted that Library Director Maria Pagan gave a communication on the order and noted that there have been several departures at the library and that the money was needed for compensation of employees within the library. It was also noted that the order was worded in an incorrect way and therefore should be denied. It was noted that Late File H was the same order only worded correctly.
---> Report of Committee received and Denied on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 0--Nays 13--Absent 0.
Approved by the Mayor.

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take late file H out of order
MCGIVERIN Ordered, that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, TWENTY SEVEN THOUSAND TWENTY DOLLARS AND 00/100 Dollars ($27,020.00) as follows:

FROM:
16101-51113 ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - LIBRARY $27,020.00
TOTAL: $27,020.00
TO:
16101-51500 VACATION BUYBACK $1,770.00
16101-51510 SICK BUYBACK 1,100.00
16101-51114 COMPUTER COORDINATOR 1,500.00
16101-51107 LIBRARY ASSISTANT 18,000.00
16101-51111 LIBRARY ASSISTANT-NIGHT 2,000.00
16101-51109 CUSTODIAN 1,200.00
16101-51104 CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN 1,000.00
16101-51105 CATALOGUER 450.00
TOTAL: $27,020.00

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor
---> Passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 13--Nays 0--Absent 0.
Approved by the Mayor.

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take item 16 out of order
MCGIVERIN Ordered, that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, /100 Dollars ($20,909.00) as follows:

FROM:
*****-***** FREE CASH $6,109.00
11452-53050 LAND COURT FILINGS 14,800.00
TOTAL: $20,909.00
TO:
19412-57630 CLAIMS & DAMAGES $20,909.00
TOTAL: $20,909.00

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor
Under discussion:
Councilor McGiverin spoke on the order and gave information noting that the money was coming out of Free Cash and would be transferred to Claims and Damages. Councilor McGiverin gave overview of the Attorney’s fees and litigation that were taking place. Councilor McGiverin gave overview of the mediation process and why the dollar figure is as it is. It was noted that the situation involves an employee and is a personnel matter and would likely require an executive session and proper notice to the employee to be present for discussion:
---> Received and laid on the table.

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take items 10A, 10C, 10D, 10E as a package
The Committee on Public Service to whom was referred Mayoral appointment of Margaret Lemire to the Council on Aging
have considered the same and Recommend that the appointee be confirmed .

Committee Members:
James M. Leahy
Rebecca Lisi
Joseph M. McGiverin
Jossie M Valentin
Gladys Lebron-Martinez
Under discussion:
Councilor Leahy spoke and gave information on each of the appointees: Councilor Leahy gave some of the background and educational background of the appointees and commended the Mayor for making the appointments and thanked the appointees for volunteering their service.
---> Report of Committee received and recommendation adopted.

The Committee on Public Service to whom was referred Mayoral appointment of Mr. Len Brouillette to the Council on Aging
have considered the same and Recommend that the appointee be confirmed .

Committee Members:
James M. Leahy
Rebecca Lisi
Joseph M. McGiverin
Jossie M Valentin
Gladys Lebron-Martinez
---> Report of Committee received and recommendation adopted.

The Committee on Public Service to whom was referred Mayoral appointment of Mr. Wayne Klinge to the Council on Aging
have considered the same and Recommend that the appointee be confirmed .

Committee Members:
James M. Leahy
Rebecca Lisi
Joseph M. McGiverin
Jossie M Valentin
Gladys Lebron-Martinez
---> Report of Committee received and recommendation adopted.

The Committee on Public Service to whom was referred Mayoral appointment of Ms. Kate Kruckemeyer to serve as a member of the Planning Board
have considered the same and Recommend that the appointee be confirmed .

Committee Members:
James M. Leahy
Rebecca Lisi
Joseph M. McGiverin
Jossie M Valentin
Gladys Lebron-Martinez
---> Report of Committee received and recommendation adopted.

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take items 10B and 10F as a package
The Committee on Public Service to whom was referred Mayoral appointment of Mr. Antonio Quinones -Albino to serve as a member of HEDIC
have considered the same and Recommend that the appointee be confirmed .

Committee Members:
James M. Leahy
Rebecca Lisi
Joseph M. McGiverin
Jossie M Valentin
Gladys Lebron-Martinez
Under discussion:
Councilor Valentin stated that she would abstain from the vote. Councilor Leahy gave overview of the appointees and commended the knowledge and background of both appointees.
---> Report of Committee received and recommendation adopted. Councilor Valentin did not participate in discussion or voice vote.

The Committee on Public Service to whom was referred Mayoral appointment of Ms. Myriam Quinones to the Holyoke Housing Authority Commission
have considered the same and Recommend that the appointee be confirmed .

Committee Members:
James M. Leahy
Rebecca Lisi
Joseph M. McGiverin
Jossie M Valentin
Gladys Lebron-Martinez
---> Report of Committee received and recommendation adopted. Councilor Valentin did not participate in discussion or voice vote.

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take late file F out of order
SULLIVAN Ordered, that That the City of Holyoke and the H.G.&E. negotiate a new pilot agreement.  The current payment in lieu of taxes agreement has not been            revised in over 10 years.
---> Received and adopted.
Approved by the Mayor.

ORDERS AND TRANSFERS

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED EIGHTY THREE AND 22/100 Dollars ($2,583.22) as follows:

FROM:
12201-51104 LIEUTENANTS $2,583.22
TOTAL: $2,583.22
TO:
12201-51180 INJURED ON DUTY $2,583.22
TOTAL: $2,583.22

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor
Under discussion:
Councilor McGiverin spoke and noted that this is the accounting mechanism for the City Council to be able to keep track of the money paid to those injured on duty in the HPD and HFD
---> Passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 13--Nays 0--Absent 0.
Approved by the Mayor.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, SIXTY EIGHT THOUSAND DOLLARS AND 00/100 Dollars ($68,000.00) as follows:

FROM:
*****-***** FREE CASH $68,000.00
TOTAL: $68,000.00
TO:
11512-53010 PROF. SERVICES - SPECIAL COUNSEL $68,000.00
TOTAL: $68,000.00

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor
Under discussion:
Councilor McGiverin spoke and gave information on the order: It was noted that money would go to the Law Dept. to be able to pay for special counsel that was used by the Law Dept. Rules were suspended to allow Law Dept. rep Gina Paro to speak and to address he transfer request. It was further noted that the amount of $68,000 was the request in order to pay for Sp. Counsel services that were needed in the Law Dept. Councilor Bartley stated that the order should go to the Finance Committee for vetting and to have an in-depth discussion with the department. Councilor Bartley stated that the order should not have been in front of the Finance Committee that had taken place the day before.
---> Passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 10--Nays 3 (Bartley, Bresnahan, Sullivan)--Absent 0.
Approved by the Mayor.

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take items 17, 18, 19, 20 as a package
MCGIVERIN Ordered, that that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS AND 00/100 Dollars ($15,000.00) as follows:

FROM:
11211-51103 AIDE TO MAYOR $15,000.00
TOTAL: $15,000.00
TO:
19141-51999 MEDICAL INSURANCE $15,000.00
TOTAL: $15,000.00

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor
---> Passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 11--Nays 2 (Bartley, Bresnahan)--Absent 0.
Approved by the Mayor.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, SEVEN THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED DOLLARS AND 00/100 Dollars ($7,600.00) as follows:

FROM:
11211-51250 MAYOR-EXTRA CLERICAL $7,600.00
TOTAL: $7,600.00
TO:
19141-51999 MEDICAL INSURANCE $7,600.00
TOTAL: $7,600.00

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor
---> Passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 11--Nays 2 (Bartley, Bresnahan)--Absent 0.
Approved by the Mayor.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, TWELVE THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY FOUR AND 00/100 Dollars ($12,174.00) as follows:

FROM:
11452-53050 LAND COURT FILINGS $12,174.00
TOTAL: $12,174.00
TO:
19141-51999 MEDICAL INSURANCE $12,174.00
TOTAL: $12,174.00

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor
---> Passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 11--Nays 2 (Bartley, Bresnahan)--Absent 0.
Approved by the Mayor.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, TWELVE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS AND 00/100 Dollars ($12,500.00) as follows:

FROM:
11751-51223 PLANNING-DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST $12,500.00
TOTAL: $12,500.00
TO:
19141-51999 MEDICAL INSURANCE $12,500.00
TOTAL: $12,500.00

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor
---> Passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 11--Nays 2 (Bartley, Bresnahan)--Absent 0.
Approved by the Mayor.

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take items 23, 24, 26 as a package
MCGIVERIN Ordered, that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, ELEVEN THOUSAND NINETY FIVE DOLLARS AND 00/100 Dollars ($11,095.00) as follows:

FROM:
12401-51106 PAY-WIRE INSPECTOR $11,095.00
TOTAL: $11,095.00
TO:
19141-51999 MEDICAL INSURANCE $11,095.00
TOTAL: $11,095.00

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor

---> Passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 9--Nays 2 (Bartley, Bresnahan)--Absent 0. Councilors Leahy and Lisi did not vote or participate in discussion on this item.
Approved by the Mayor.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, THIRTY FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS AND 00/100 Dollars ($35,000.00) as follows:

FROM:
12402-53050 INSPECTIONS - ELECTRICAL $35,000.00
TOTAL: $35,000.00
TO:
19141-51999 MEDICAL INSURANCE $35,000.00
TOTAL: $35,000.00

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor

---> Passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 9--Nays 2 (Bartley, Bresnahan)--Absent 0. Councilors Leahy and Lisi did not vote or participate in discussion on this item.
Approved by the Mayor.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, TWELVE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED NINETY FOUR AND 00/100 Dollars ($12,894.00) as follows:

FROM:
11451-51105 PAY-FLOATING CLERK $12,894.00
TOTAL: $12,894.00
TO:
19141-51999 HEALTH INSURANCE $12,894.00
TOTAL: $12,894.00

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor
---> Passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 9--Nays 2 (Bartley, Bresnahan)--Absent 0. Councilors Leahy and Lisi did not vote or participate in discussion on this item.
Approved by the Mayor.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY THOUSAND DOLLARS AND 00/100 Dollars ($180,000.00) as follows:

FROM:
12201-51105 PAY-FIREFIGHTERS $180,000.00
TOTAL: $180,000.00
TO:
19141-51999 MEDICAL INSURANCE $180,000.00
TOTAL: $180,000.00

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor

---> Passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 10--Nays 3 (Bartley, Bresnahan, McGee)--Absent 0.
Approved by the Mayor.

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take items 25, 27, 28
MCGIVERIN Ordered, that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, THIRTY THOUSAND DOLLARS AND 00/100 Dollars ($30,000.00) as follows:

FROM:
11552-53180 SYSTEMS HARDWARE $30,000.00
TOTAL: $30,000.00
TO:
19141-51999 MEDICAL INSURANCE $30,000.00
TOTAL: $30,000.00

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor

---> Passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 11--Nays 2 (Bartley, Bresnahan)--Absent 0.
Approved by the Mayor.


MCGIVERIN Ordered, that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, TWENTY TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS AND 00/100 Dollars ($22,000.00) as follows:

FROM:
15411-51202 PAY HEALTH SERVICES - COUNCIL ON AGE $22,000.00
TOTAL: $22,000.00
TO:
19141-551999 MEDICAL INSURANCE $22,000.00
TOTAL: $22,000.00

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor

---> Passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 11--Nays 2 (Bartley, Bresnahan)--Absent 0.
Approved by the Mayor.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, FOUR THOUSAND DOLLARS AND 00/100 Dollars ($4,000.00) as follows:

FROM:
15411-51104 PAY- UTILITY PERSON - COUNCIL ON AGE $4,000.00
TOTAL: $4,000.00
TO:
19141-51999 MEDICAL INSURANCE $4,000.00
TOTAL: $4,000.00

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor

---> Passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 11--Nays 2 (Bartley, Bresnahan)--Absent 0.
Approved by the Mayor.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the "MASS DEVELOPMENT'S COMMONWEALTH PLACES GRANT" grant and authorizes the establishment of a Fund or other method appropriate for the accounting of the receipts and expenditures of all resources associated with the administration of said grant.

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor

---> Received and referred to the Finance Committee.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the "DIVERTING JUVENILES AND EMERGING ADULTS FROM CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM INVOLVEMENT" grant and authorizes the establishment of a Fund or other method appropriate for the accounting of the receipts and expenditures of all resources associated with the administration of said grant.

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor
Under discussion:
McGiverin abstained: Councilor Leahy spoke and gave information on the order. It was noted that HPD Rep. was present the night previous to give info on the grant. It was noted that the money was meant to go to education and to keep juveniles out of jail and get them into helpful programs that would hopefully rehabilitate youth and allow them to learn from mistakes.
---> Passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 12--Nays 0--Absent 0. Councilor McGiverin did not vote or participate in discussion on this item.
Approved by the Mayor.

MCGEE Ordered, that Order that the DPW/Forestry Dept trim the tree branches at 6 Taylor Street.
---> Received and adopted. Referred to the Forestry .
Approved by the Mayor.

MCGEE Ordered, that That Rule 1 of the City Council be suspended for the purpose of the City Council going on Summer Recess and that the July 2, July 16 and August 20th 2019 meetings be cancelled.
---> Received and adopted.

VACON Ordered, that DPW remove the trash bin from the median at the entrance to the mall and the trash bin near Lynch School.
---> Received and adopted. Referred to the DPW.
Approved by the Mayor.

VALENTIN Ordered, that That a handicap sign be placed in front of 131 Beech St. for Juan Colon.
---> Received and referred to the Ordinance Committee.

BARTLEY Ordered, that Holyoke ordinance Sec. 86-211.  be amended by adding Washington Ave. from Northampton St. to Chapin St. and by adding Chapin St. from Washington Ave. to South St.
---> Received and referred to the Ordinance Committee.

BARTLEY Ordered, that City council support noticing all property owners that open burning is not allowed anywhere within the City. Refer to Mayor to post on website.  Refer to HG&E to ask that it notify the ratepayers in an upcoming invoice. 
---> Received and adopted. Referred to the Mayor Morse and HG & E.
Approved by the Mayor.

BARTLEY, Bresnahan, Leahy, Tallman, Vacon Ordered, that City Council accept the Honor and Sacrifice statement describing the US flag now hanging in the HPD roll call room and refer copy to the Chief of Police and the Mayor to have the statement posted to the HPD and City of Holyoke web sites. City Council also extends a Thank You to the Massachusetts Honor and Remember Chapter.
---> Received and adopted. Copy to Chief Febo Mayor Morse.
Approved by the Mayor.

LEAHY Ordered, that the Mass DOT cut back all the brush from the Rotary US 202 North.
---> Received and adopted. Referred to the MassDOT District 2. Copy to DPW.
Approved by the Mayor.

LEAHY Ordered, that The DPW repaves Lenox Street and Park Slope
---> Received and adopted. Referred to the DPW.
Approved by the Mayor.

LEAHY Ordered, that The parks Department refills the Dog waste bags at each park and that they monitor these weekly.
---> Received and adopted. Referred to the Parks and Rec and DPW.
Approved by the Mayor.

LEAHY, Bresnahan Ordered, that the DPW repaves the Division street which is parallel to Heritage State Park and the Holyoke District Court.
---> Received and adopted. Referred to the DPW.
Approved by the Mayor.

LEAHY, Anderson-Burgos Ordered, that That a Solar Flashing crosswalk sign be installed at Beech and Carter Streets.
---> Received and adopted. Referred to the DPW & Alarm Division.
Approved by the Mayor.

LEBRON-MARTINEZ Ordered, that That a handicap sign be placed in front of 372 Maple St. for Cynthia Y. Hernandez de Leon.
---> Received and referred to the Ordinance Committee.

LEBRON-MARTINEZ Ordered, that That a handicap sign be placed in front of 370 Maple St.
---> Received and referred to the Ordinance Committee.

LISI Ordered, that Ordered that Section 62-37, hours of operation for peddlers and/or solicitors be amended.
---> Received and referred to the Ordinance Committee.


LATE FILED ORDERS & COMMUNICATIONS

BARTLEY Ordered, that Ordered, that in accordance with M.G.L. ch. 30B and the Holyoke Code of Ordinances procurement ordinance, the City Council declare 19 West Glen Street as surplus property available for disposition. Said parcel is identified by the Holyoke Board of Assessors records as Map 113, Block 00, Parcel 140, consisting of a vacant single-family house on a 5,489 square foot lot. The property is more particularly described at the Hampden County Registry of Deeds in Book 3543, Page 465.  On January 30, 2019 the property was awarded to the City via a Land Court Decree with a Final Judgment recorded in Hampden County Registry of Deeds Book 22540, Page 196.  The property is zoned two family Residence (R-2) and has an assessed value of $97,600.  (parcel map and assessor card included)
---> Received and referred to the Development and Governmental Relations Committee.

BARTLEY Ordered, that a handicap sign be placed in back of 3 Charles St. for Betty Hallenbeck.
---> Received and referred to the Ordinance Committee.

From Crystal Barnes, Assistant City Solicitor letter re: Supplemental Budget.
---> Received.

SULLIVAN Ordered, that To review and consider an amendment to the zoning ordinance related to corner lots including section 2.0 Definitions, 
 4.4 Accessory Uses and Structures, and 5.0 Dimensional Controls.
---> Received and referred to the Ordinance Committee.



Adjourn at 11:03 PM.
A true record
ATTEST:


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