Town Council

Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 7:00 pm
Greenfield High School 21 Barr Ave. Cafeteria

Greenfield Town Council

May 16, 2018

181st Regular Meeting

7:00 p.m.

Greenfield High School Cafeteria

21 Barr Avenue


  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)

  • Waive the Rules of Procedure (Pg. 3)

  • Student Councilor Debate

  1. Approve the Town Council meeting minutes - none

  1. Public Comment

  • Public Hearing(s) and Second Reading(s): Appropriate $450,000 from Free Cash to Stabilization (Pg.4)

  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. Town Clerk appointment (Pg. 5)
  2. Appropriate $450,000 from Free Cash to Stabilization (Pg. 6)
  3. Transfer the fund balance of GCET Special Revenue to the Telecommunication Enterprise Fund (Pg. 9)
  4. Proposed Charter Amendment – Section 2-7 (Pg. 12)
  5. Proposed Charter Amendment – Section 2-11 (Pg. 14)
  6. Town Council Rules of Procedure – Pledge of Allegiance (Pg. 15)
  7. Ordinance Regarding Precinct Meetings (Pg. 16)
  8. Amend - Revolving Fund Ordinance (Pg. 18)
  9. Local TIF – Valley Steel Stamp, Inc. (Pg. 32)
  10. Resolution Supporting the Culture of Civility in the Town of Greenfield (Pg. 50)
  11. Initiation Zoning Amendment Marijuana Establishment (Pg.52)

  1. Presentation of Petitions and Similar Papers

  1. Report of Committees

  1. Unfinished Business

  1. Old Business

  1. New Business
  • Dedication of Minutes in memory of former Precinct 5 councilor Raymond Vias May 8, 2008 (Pg.67)
  • Executive Session #3. To discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining or litigation if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining or litigating position of the public body and the chair so declares; (Pg.68)

  1. Motions for Reconsideration

  1. Adjournment


*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.


In accordance with Home Rule Charter, the Greenfield Town Council will hold a public hearing on Wed., May 16, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Greenfield High School Cafeteria, 21 Barr Ave. to receive public input on the following:

  • Appropriate $450,000 from Free Cash to Stabilization

The Town Council will consider the same on Wed., May 16, 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

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