REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
June 4,2019


The meeting was called to order by President McGee at 07:02 PM.

The Clerk called the roll. Absent members: 0 Present Members 13 (Anderson-Burgos, Bartley, Bresnahan, Leahy, Lebron-Martinez, Lisi, McGee, McGiverin, Murphy, Sullivan, Tallman, Vacon, Valentin).

The name of Councilor Lebron-Martinez was drawn to head the roll call voting.


PUBLIC COMMENT


COMMUNICATIONS

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take items 18B & 18C out of order:
The Committee on Charter and Rules to whom was referred an order To approve the calling of a debt exclusion ballot question, the following order can be used:
RESOLUTION and ORDER pursuant to the provisions of G.L. c.59, § 21C
this 4th day of June 2019

(1) that the City of Holyoke, pursuant to G.L.c. 59, § 21C(k), shall seek voter approval at the next regular election on November 5, 2019 to assess taxes in excess of the amount allowed pursuant to G.L. 59 § 21C for the payment of principal and interest on bonds, notes or certificates of indebtedness, issued by the City of Holyoke to pay costs of designing, constructing, furnishing and equipping a new middle school of approximately 105,440 square feet, more or less, to be constructed on the open block bounded by Cabot, Chestnut, Hampshire and Elm Streets in Holyoke, Massachusetts, and a new middle school of approximately 105,480 square feet, more or less, to be constructed on the site of the existing William R. Peck School located at 1916 Northampton Street in Holyoke, Massachusetts, including the payment of all costs incidental or related thereto;
(2) to that end the City Clerk is hereby directed to place the following question on the ballot:
Shall the City of Holyoke be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay for the bonds issued in order to pay costs of designing, constructing, furnishing and equipping a new middle school of approximately 105,440 square feet, more or less, to be constructed on the open block bounded by Cabot, Chestnut, Hampshire and Elm Streets in Holyoke, Massachusetts, and a new middle school of approximately 105,480 square feet, more or less, to be constructed on the site of the existing William R. Peck School located at 1916 Northampton Street in Holyoke, Massachusetts, including the payment of all costs incidental or related thereto?
Yes ____ No ____

have considered the same and Recommend that the order be amended to replace "shall seek voter approval at the next regular election on November 5th, 2019.
Recommend that the amended order be adopted by the full City Council. .

Committee Members:
Todd McGee
Linda L. Vacon
Todd McGee
Linda L. Vacon
Rebecca Lisi
---> Report of Committee to hold a Special Meeting on September 24, 2019 was received and denied on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 8--Nays 5 (Bartley, Bresnahan, McGiverin, Murphy, Vacon).
A motion was made and seconded to reconsider the council action on 18A. Motion was approved by a voice vote and a show of hands. The council reconsidered on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays.
Report of Committee received and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 10--Nays 3 (Bartley, Bresnahan, Vacon)--Absent 0.

The Committee on Charter and Rules to whom was referred an order that the following ballot question and summary be placed on the ballot for a special election on April 30, 2019 or another date voted on by the City Council.

Ballot Question
Shall the City of Holyoke be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay for the bond issued in order to build two new middle schools in the City? 
            Yes __________     No ___________
and provided, further, that said question shall be deemed approved if a majority of the persons voting thereon shall vote “yes”.

Summary of Question
On December ____ 2018, the Holyoke City Council voted, without taking a position, to place a question on the ballot which will allow the voters to decide whether or not the City shall be allowed a temporary exclusion of the levy limit for purposes of raising funds to pay debt service costs to finance the development project for two new middle schools in the City. The exclusion of the levy limit shall cease at the time the bond is repaid in full. The question will be approved and the debt exclusion accepted if a majority of the voters voting on the ballot question vote “yes
have considered the same and Recommend that the order be given leave to withdraw .

Committee Members:
Todd McGee
Linda L. Vacon
Todd McGee
Linda L. Vacon
Rebecca Lisi
---> Report of Committee received and recommendation adopted.

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take item 18A out of order:
The Committee on Charter and Rules to whom was referred an order Ordered: “Resolution and order pursuant to the provisions of G.L. c.59, 21C this ___________day of_______________2019
(1) that the City of Holyoke, pursuant to G.L.c.59, 21C(k), shall seek voter approval at the next general election on November, 2019 to assess taxes in excess of the amount allowed pursuant to G.L. 59, 21C for the payment of principal and interest on bonds, notes or certificates on indebtedness, issues by the City of Holyoke to pay costs of designing, constructing, furnishing and equipping a new middle school of approximately 105,460 square feet, more or less, to be constructed on the open block bounded by Cabot, Chestnut, Hampshire and Elms Streets in Holyoke, Massachusetts, including the payment of all costs incidental or related thereto:
(2) to that end, the city clerk is hereby directed to place the following question on the ballot:
 
“Shall the City of Holyoke be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amounts required to pay for the bonds issued in order to pay costs of designing, constructing, furnishing and equipping a new middle school of approximately 105,460 square feet, more or less, to be constructed on the open block bounded by Cabot, Chestnut, Hampshire and Elms Streets in Holyoke, Massachusetts, including the payment of all costs incidental or related thereto?”
Yes_________________No______________.
 

have considered the same and Recommend that the order be given leave to withdraw .

Committee Members:
Todd McGee
Linda L. Vacon
Todd McGee
Linda L. Vacon
Rebecca Lisi
---> Report of Committee received and recommendation adopted.

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take item 13I out of order:
The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred Special Permit application of Buudda Brothers for a Marijuana Establishment and Recreational Marijuana Retail (RMRE & MME) 7.10.2 at 604 Main St. (Map 026 Block 02 Parcel 007)
have considered the same and Awaiting Disposition .

Committee Members:
Linda L. Vacon
David K. Bartley
Rebecca Lisi
Juan . Anderson-Burgos
Terence Murphy
---> 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.

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take 17B out of order:
The Committee on Development and Governmental Relations to whom was referred Special Permit application of Mt. Tom Generating Co, LLC for a new Special Permit for construction or substantial improvements on existing structure in the Flood Overlay District (8.1.5) at 200 Northampton St.
have considered the same and Recommend that the special permit be approved.

Committee Members:
David K. Bartley
Michael J. Sullivan
Jossie M Valentin
Peter R. Tallman
Terence Murphy
---> 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.

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take item 17C out of order
The Committee on Development and Governmental Relations to whom was referred Special Permit application of The Colvest Group for a Special Permit for a Commercial Drive Thru (7.1.6) at 1575 Northampton St. (Map 105 Block 00 Parcel 061) )
have considered the same and Recommend that the special permit be approved with the following conditoins:
1. That the banking institution be housed in the front building.
2. That all requirements of Mass DOT and the Holyoke DPW be fully satisfied. .

Committee Members:
David K. Bartley
Michael J. Sullivan
Jossie M Valentin
Peter R. Tallman
Terence Murphy
---> 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.

From Mayor Alex B. Morse letter re: Proposal for 405 Main St.
---> Received and referred to the Development and Governmental Relations Committee.

From Auditor Tanya Wdowiak, updated budget for FY 2020.
---> Laid on the table.

From Brenna Murphy McGee, MMC and Ryan Allen, Admin. Ass't. to City Council minutes of May 21, 2019.
---> Received and adopted.

From Anthony Dulude, MAA Chief Assessor and Deborah J. Brunelle, MAA, Assessor, recertification of MAAO Professional Designation.
---> Received.

Memorandum of Agreement between the City of Holyoke and the Holyoke Deputy Fire Chief's Association.
---> Received and referred to the Finance Committee.

Memorandum of Agreement, Re: Chief official of Wires, National Service Officer.
---> Received and referred to the Finance Committee.

From Jesus M. Pereira, Director of Veterans Services, submitting disclosure by municipal employee of financial interest in a municipal contract as required by G.L. c.268A, 20(b) for Damian Cote, Building Commissioner and Randy J. Malek, Commissioner of Holyoke Soldiers Memorial.
---> Received and referred to the Public Service Committee.
PETITIONS

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take items 8-10 as a package
Petition of Erin Kelly for a renewal of a home occupation for a Yoga Business at 123 Homestead Ave.
---> Received and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 13--Nays 0--Absent 0.
Approved by the mayor.

Petition of David Greenberg (Pawn Depot Inc) for a renewal of a Pawnbroker License at 448 Appleton St.
---> Received and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 13--Nays 0--Absent 0.
Approved by the mayor.

Petition of David Greenberg, (Pawn Depot Inc.) for a renewal of a second hand license at 448 Appleton St.
---> Received and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 13--Nays 0--Absent 0.
Approved by the mayor.

Petition for Pole and Wire Locations, The Gas & 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
---> Received and set up public hearing for June 18, 2019.

Petition of High End Management Company for a Special permit for RMRE & MME (7.10.2) located at 110 Winter St.
---> Received and referred to the Ordinance Committee.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take items 13A, 13B, 13C as a pacakge
The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order that “no parking here to corner” signs be placed 20 feet on each side of Isabella Street leading to Forer Avenue as well on Forer Avenue leading to Isabella Street. Area residents have observed that cars parked on the narrow corner makes it a driving hazard, and potentially dangerous if large emergency vehicles attempt to navigate the corner.
have considered the same and Recommend that the order be adopted .

Committee Members:
Linda L. Vacon
David K. Bartley
Rebecca Lisi
Juan . Anderson-Burgos
Terence Murphy
---> 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 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 an order : that a limited no parking sign be placed in front of 17 Beacon Ave (no parking from 7am to 8am and 3pm to 4pm) only during the week and not weekends.
have considered the same and Recommend that the order be adopted .

Committee Members:
Linda L. Vacon
David K. Bartley
Rebecca Lisi
Juan . Anderson-Burgos
Terence Murphy
---> 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 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 an order that the DPW installs/Paints a Don’t Block the Box at the intersection of Southampton Road and Easthampton Road. Recommend that the order be approved
have considered the same and Recommend that the order be adopted .

Committee Members:
Linda L. Vacon
David K. Bartley
Rebecca Lisi
Juan . Anderson-Burgos
Terence Murphy
---> 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.

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take items 13D, 13G and 13H as a package
The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order that a no parking sign be installed near the driveway at 970 Hampden St.
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
---> Report of Committee received and recommendation adopted.

The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order that The city install a crosswalk across Northampton St. near Washington Ave. and Lawler St. The purpose is to improve the safety of students getting to and from Metcalf School. Complied with
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
---> Report of Committee received and recommendation adopted.

The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order that a No Parking sign be placed near the driveway with an arrow toward the driveway of 16 Dale St. on the side near Cherry St. Drivers are parking so close to the driveway that the homeowners are having difficulty entering and exiting safely. Complied with
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
---> Report of Committee received and recommendation adopted.

The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order that no parking be allowed at 1470 Dwight St. in Front of Gates., Also that hash mark (striped lines) be painted in front of Gates on street. Recommend the recommendation of the City Engineer
have considered the same and Recommend that the City Council adopt the recommendations of the engineer .

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

The Committee on Ordinance to whom was referred an order that “no turn on red” signs be placed on Hillside Avenue on both sides of the intersection approaching Cherry St. Accidents and near accidents are a concern for motorists. Recommend that the recommendation of the city engineer
have considered the same and Recommend that the City Council adopt the recommendations of the engineer .

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





The Committee on Development and Governmental Relations to whom was referred Special Permit application of Mony Tith for a new special permit for a Motor Vehicle Repair Garage (7.2.13)(a) at 2237 Northampton St. (Map 115 Block 00 Parcel 016A)

have considered the same and Recommend that the Sp. Permit be approved with the following conditions:

1: Hours of operation shall be Monday thorugh Saturday 8am to 8pm and Sunday 9am to 1pm

2. Should a customer car be kept for repair over night it must be stored indoors .

Committee Members:
David K. Bartley
Michael J. Sullivan
Jossie M Valentin
Peter R. Tallman
Terence Murphy
---> Report of Committee received and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 12--Nays 0--Absent 1 (Murphy).
Approved by the Mayor

ORDERS AND TRANSFERS

MCGEE, Lisi Ordered, that that the Tax Collector and contracted provider for the excise tax bill come before the City Council to address constituents issues on not receiving their bill and then being assessed a late fee. Also, please provide the council with a copy of the contract the city has with the provider with in 7 days.
---> Received and referred to the Finance Committee.

Motion was made and seconded to suspend the necessary rules and take items 21, 22, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 41
MCGIVERIN Ordered, that 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

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 4, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor
---> Received and referred to the Finance Committee.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that 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 LINRARY ASSISTANT - NIGHT 2,000.00
16101-51109 CUSTODIAN 1,200.00
16101-51104 CHILDRENS LIBRARIAN 1,000.00
16101-51105 CATALOGUER 450.00
TOTAL: $27,020.00
TO:
16101-51113 ASISTANT DIRECTOR - LIBRARY $27,020.00
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 4, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor
---> Received and referred to the Finance Committee.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that 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

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 4, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor
---> Received and referred to the Finance Committee.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that that in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44 Sec. 53A, the City Council hereby accepts the provisions of the "FFY 2019 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK 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 4, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor
---> Received and referred to the Development and Governmental Relations Committee.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that 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

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 4, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor
---> Received and referred to the Finance Committee.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that 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

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 4, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor
---> Received and referred to the Finance Committee.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that 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

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 4, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor
---> Received and referred to the Finance Committee.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that 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

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 4, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor
---> Received and referred to the Finance Committee.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that 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

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 4, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor
---> Received and referred to the Finance Committee.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that 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

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 4, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor
---> Received and referred to the Finance Committee.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that 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

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 4, 2019.

Alex B Morse, Mayor
---> Received and referred to the Finance Committee.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED ELEVEN AND 86/100 Dollars ($1,811.86) as follows:

FROM:
12101-51104 LIEUTENANTS $1,811.86
TOTAL: $1,811.86
TO:
12101-51180 INJURED ON DUTY $1,811.86
TOTAL: $1,811.86

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 4, 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.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that that there be and is hereby appropriated by transfer in the fiscal year 2019, /100 Dollars ($5,259.34) as follows:

FROM:
12201-51105 FIREFIGHTERS $5,295.34
TOTAL: $5,259.34
TO:
12201-51180 INJURED ON DUTY $5,295.34
TOTAL: $5,259.34

To the City Council:
I hereby recommend the passage of the above order at the meeting of your Council to be held Tuesday, June 4, 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.

MURPHY, Vacon Ordered, that Ordered that all department heads submit to the city council their expected capital improvement needs for the next five years.  These reports should include the rationale for these projects, the estimated potential costs for each expenditure and the urgency of each, noting on a scale of 1-4 with 1 the most pressing need.
---> Received and adopted. Referred to the All Department Heads. . Copy to Finance Committee.
Approved by the Mayor.

MURPHY, Vacon Ordered, that Ordered that the finance committee of the city council meet to discuss earmarking the income derived from the marijuana industries host agreements and tax revenues as follows: 20% deposited into the stabilization fund; 45% deposited into a capital improvement fund; 35% deposited into the general fund.
---> Received and referred to the Finance Committee.

MURPHY, Vacon Ordered, that Ordered that the contract with Zip Cars be reviewed to determine why the city is not receiving any revenue from this enterprise and what can be changed to make sure the city receives an appropriate payment for allowing this company special parking privileges downtown.
---> Received and referred to the Ordinance Committee.

MURPHY, Bresnahan, McGee, Vacon Ordered, that Ordered 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.
---> Received and adopted. Copy to Mayor Morse, Dr. Zrike, and Law Department.
Approved by the Mayor.

SULLIVAN Ordered, that That the Honorable Holyoke City Council approve a grant to One Holyoke CDC as recommended by the Community Preservation Committee in the amount of $32,000 for project at 43 Canal St.  
---> Passed two readings and Adopted on a call of the roll of the yeas and nays --Yeas 12--Nays 0--Absent 1 (Lebron-Martinez).
Approved by the Mayor.

VALENTIN, Murphy Ordered, that 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.
---> Received and referred to the Ordinance Committee.

BARTLEY Ordered, that That the Honorable City Council, in accordance with M.G.L. c. 30B and the Holyoke Procurement Ordinance, vote to accept an offer from Nueva Esperanza, Inc. to purchase the surplus City owned land located at 405 - 407 Main Street for $1,000.  The land is approximately 2,614 square feet in size and is identified in the Holyoke Assessors records as Map 028, Block 07, Parcel 002. The property was awarded to the City by a Land Court Decree with a Judgment recorded in Hampden County Registry of Deeds Book 22181, Page 379 and is further described deeds Book 9288, Page 3.  The property is zoned Highway Business (BH) and has an assessed value of $24,800.  Mayor's acceptance letter has been submitted to the Council. (parcel map, assessor card and proposal attached)
---> Received and referred to the Development and Governmental Relations Committee.

BARTLEY Ordered, 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. Refer to Finance and copy to Board of Health.
---> Received and referred to the Finance Committee.

BARTLEY Ordered, that The DPW install a clearer/larger No Left Turn or Do Not Enter sign at the entrance to Kmart Plaza from Whiting Farms Rd.
---> Received and adopted.
Approved by the Mayor.

BRESNAHAN Ordered, that that the city council being given a tour within 30 days of this order of the top floor of the city hall and all rooms as wells as the basement of city hall to visualize the conditions off said areas.
---> Received and adopted. Referred to the DPW, Mayor Morse. Copy to Public Service.
Approved by the Mayor.
LATE FILED ORDERS & COMMUNICATIONS

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that Ordered, 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
---> Received and referred to the Finance Committee.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that Ordered, 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
---> Received and referred to the Finance Committee.

MCGIVERIN Ordered, that Ordered, 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
---> Received and referred to the Finance Committee.



Adjourn at 10:34 PM.
A true record
ATTEST:


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City Clerk