Town Council

Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 7:00 pm
Greenfield High School 21 Barr Ave. Cafeteria

Greenfield Town Council

April 18, 2018

180th Regular Meeting

7:00 p.m.

Greenfield High School Cafeteria

21 Barr Avenue

AGENDA

  1. Call to Order

CHAIRS STATEMENT: This meeting is being recorded, videotaped and broadcasted. If any other persons present are doing the same you must notify the chairperson at this time.

  1. Roll Call of Members

  1. Pledge of Allegiance (voluntary)

  1. Approve the March 21, 2018 Town Council meeting minutes (sent separately)

  1. Public Comment

  1. Public Hearing(s) (Pg 4 & 5) and Second Reading(s)(Pg. 6): Fy2019 Mayors Proposed Capital and Operating Budgets

  1. Communications from Mayor, Town Officers and Employees

  1. Communications from GCET Board of Commissioner and/or GCET Director

  1. Communications from Superintendent of Schools and School Committee

  1. Motions, Orders, and Resolutions
  1. Mayor’s Veto Silver Crest Lane and Circle (Pg. 7)
  2. Appointment – Council on Aging, Marvin Shapiro (Pg. 15)
  3. Appointment – Commission on Disability Access, Marguerite (Margo) Campbell (Pg. 18)
  4. Appointment – Redevelopment Authority, Charlene Golonka (Pg. 21)
  5. Appointment – Planning Board, Charles Roberts (Pg. 24)
  6. Appointment – Council on Aging, Darrell Slover (Pg. 26)
  7. Property Assessed Clean Energy Program (PACE) (Pg. 30)
  8. Resolution Finance a Project for the Benefit of CJBW Stamp, LLC or an Affiliate (Pg. 46)
  9. Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget Appropriate $80,000 for an Anaerobic Digester Study (Pg. 71)
  10. Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget Appropriate $120,000 for a Camera System for Police Cruisers and Station(Pg. 72)
  11. Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget Appropriate $195,000 for GCET Telecommunications Equipment (Pg. 74)
  12. Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget Appropriate $75,000 for the Green River Sand Filter Beds (Pg. 76)
  13. Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget Appropriate $80,000 for the replacement of Guard Rails (Pg. 79)
  14. Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget Appropriate $550,000 for Leyden Wood Pump Station Replacement (Pg. 82)
  15. Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget Appropriate $65,000 for the purchase of a Mini Excavator (Pg. 85)
  16. Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget Appropriate $150,000 for Pickett Lane Sewer Main (Pg. 88)
  17. Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget Appropriate $100,291 for Sewer Inflow and Infiltration (Pg. 91)
  18. Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget Appropriate $99,709 from Bond Premium Fund for Sewer Inflow and Infiltration (Pg. 92)
  19. Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget Appropriate $200,000 Sewer Main Replacement (Pg. 95)
  20. Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget Appropriate $45,000 for Sewer Pickup Truck Replacement (Pg. 98)
  21. Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget Appropriate $75,000 from Retained Earnings for two (2) projects (Pg. 101)
  22. Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget Appropriate $250,000 from Free Cash for Six (6) projects (Pg. 106)
  23. Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget Appropriate $100,000 from Excess Bond Funds for Reconstruction of Scout Road (Pg. 118)
  24. Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget Appropriate $100,000 from Raise and Appropriate for Highway projects (Pg. 121)
  25. Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget Appropriate $49,250 from Building Maintenance Stabilization for two (2) projects (Pg. 124)
  26. Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget Appropriate $200,000 for Water Main Replacement Program (Pg. 129)
  27. Appropriate $10,000 for Poets Seat Tower Improvements(Pg.132)
  28. Approve Payment of a prior years invoices for GovConnect in the amount of $1,024 to be paid from the FY18 Greenfield Technology Budget(Pg.134)
  29. Approve Payment of a prior years invoices for a Sump Pump Program reimbursements in the amount of $500 to be paid from the FY18 Sewer Budget(Pg.138)
  30. Appropriate $499,148 from General Stabilization Fund for 17 FY 18 line items(Pg.140)

  1. Presentation of Petitions and Similar Papers

  1. Report of Committees

  1. Unfinished Business

  1. Old Business

  1. New Business

First Reading (Pg. 148)

  • Appropriate $450,000 from Free Cash to Stabilization

Mayor's Proposed FY 19 Budget

Category

  • Legislative 61,970
  • Executive 318,249
  • Financial Admin 900,547
  • Operations Support 772,053
  • Licensing & Registration 208,124
  • Land Use & Development 115,399
  • Other Gen'l Government 1,622,129
  • Public Safety 6,811,905
  • Education 19,345,518
  • Public Works 2,706,731
  • Human Services 896,274
  • Culture & Recreation 809,060
  • Debt Service 1,953,842
  • Miscellaneous 12,288,503

Total Operating Budget $ 48,810,304

  • Sewer Enterprise Fund $ 2,406,667
  • Water Enterprise Fund $ 1,536,241
  • GCET Enterprise Fund $ 1,255,290

  • THAT THE GREENFIELD TOWN COUNCIL VOTES TO ENTER TO EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR REASON 1. TO DISCUSS THE REPUTATION, CHARACTER, PHYSICAL CONDITION OR MENTAL HEALTH, RATHER THAN PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE, OF AN INDIVIDUAL, OR TO DISCUSS THE DISCIPLINE OR DISMISSAL OF, OR COMPLAINTS OR CHARGES BROUGHT AGAINST, A PUBLIC OFFICER, EMPLOYEE, STAFF MEMBER OR INDIVIDUAL. THE INDIVIDUAL TO BE DISCUSSED IN SUCH EXECUTIVE SESSION SHALL BE NOTIFIED IN WRITING BY THE PUBLIC BODY AT LEAST 48 HOURS PRIOR TO THE PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT NOTIFICATION MAY BE WAIVED UPON WRITTEN AGREEMENT OF THE PARTIES.

  1. Motions for Reconsideration

  1. Adjournment

EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY BE CALLED

*Please note that the list of topics was comprehensive at the time of posting, however, the public body may consider and take action on unforeseen matters not specifically named in this notice. Posted in accordance with M.G.L.c 30A § 18-25.

PUBLIC HEARING

In accordance with Home Rule Charter, the Greenfield Town Council will hold a public hearing on Wed., April 18, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Greenfield High School Cafeteria, 21 Barr Ave. to receive public input on the following:

  • Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget

    • Appropriate $80,000 for an Anaerobic Digester Study

    • Appropriate $120,000 for a Camera System for Police Cruisers and Station

    • Appropriate $195,000 for GCET Telecommunications Equipment

    • Appropriate $75,000 for the Green River Sand Filter Beds

    • Appropriate $80,000 for the replacement of Guard Rails

    • Appropriate $550,000 for Leyden Wood Pump Station Replacement

    • Appropriate $65,000 for the purchase of a Mini Excavator

    • Appropriate $150,000 for Pickett Lane Sewer Main

    • Appropriate $100,291 for Sewer Inflow and Infiltration

    • Appropriate $99,709 from Bond Premium Fund for Sewer Inflow and Infiltration

    • Appropriate $200,000 Sewer Main Replacement

    • Appropriate $45,000 for Sewer Pickup Truck Replacement

    • Appropriate $75,000 from Retained Earnings for two (2) projects

    • Appropriate $250,000 from Free Cash for Six (6) projects

    • Appropriate $100,000 from Excess Bond Funds for Reconstruction of Scout Road

    • Appropriate $100,000 from Raise and Appropriate for Highway projects

    • Appropriate $49,250 from Building Maintenance Stabilization for two (2) projects

    • Appropriate $200,000 for Water Main Replacement Program

  • Appropriate $10,000 for Poets Seat Tower Improvements

  • Approve payment of a prior years invoices for GovConnect in the amount of $1,024 to be paid from the FY18 Greenfield Technology Budget

  • Approve payment of a prior years invoices for a Sump Pump Program reimbursements in the amount of $500 to be paid from the FY18 Sewer Budget

  • Appropriate $499,148 from General Stabilization Fund for 17 FY 18 line items

The Town Council will consider the same on Wed., April 18, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at Greenfield High School Cafeteria, 21 Barr Avenue. Materials can be obtained from the Town Clerk’s Office, 14 Court Sq. from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Mon. - Fri. or phone 413-772-1555, x. 6163.

Karen Renaud, Greenfield Town Council President

PUBLIC HEARING

In accordance with the Home Rule Charter, the Greenfield Town Council will hold a public hearing on Wed., April 18, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at Greenfield High Scholl, 21 Barr Ave.: to consider the following:

MAYOR'S

PROPOSED

CATEGORY

FY 19 BUDGET

LEGISLATIVE

61,970

EXECUTIVE

318,249

FINANCIAL ADMIN

900,547

OPERATIONS SUPPORT

772,053

LICENSING & REGISTRATION

208,124

LAND USE & DEVELOPMENT

115,399

OTHER GEN'L GOVERNMENT

1,622,129

PUBLIC SAFETY

6,811,905

EDUCATION

19,345,518

PUBLIC WORKS

2,706,731

HUMAN SERVICES

896,274

CULTURE & RECREATION

809,060

DEBT SERVICE

1,953,842

MISCELLANEOUS

12,288,503

TOTAL OPERATING BUDGET

$ 48,810,304

The Town Council will consider the same on Wed., May 23, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at GCTV-15, 393 Main St. Materials can be obtained from the Town Clerk’s Office, 14 Court Sq. from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Mon. - Fri. or phone 413-772-1555, xt. 6163.

Karen Renaud, President

Greenfield Town Council

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