Committee Chairs

Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 6:00 pm
via Webex (link to be provided via Agenda)

COMMITTEE CHAIRS

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Tuesday, November 2, 2021

6:00 pm

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CHAIRS STATEMENT: This meeting is being recorded by Committee Chairs. If any other persons present are doing the same you must notify the chairperson at this time.

The purpose of this meeting is to prepare agendas for subcommittees for Council consideration. No discussion or comments will be entertained unless requested upon by the Committee Chairs.

Roll Call

President’s Notes

  • 2023 Tax Classification Update.
  • Ordinance to Prohibit the use of Non-Emergency Unmuffled Compression Release Engine Brakes on Deerfield, Mill & River Streets and Bernardston Road, submitted by Councilor Otis Wheeler.
  • Policies and Procedures to resume in person Council and Subcommittee meetings.
  • Councilor Attendance at meetings.
  • Mayor’s Appointments & Re-Appointments – Susan Ahearn Bellemare, Public Library Board of Trustees; David Singer, Zoning Board of Appeals.
  • Transfer $13,375 from Contract Stabilization for Central Maintenance Union Contract Wage Provisions.
  • Approve $1,700 for Payment of Invoices from KP Law PC from FY22 Energy Department Budget.

Economic Development Committee

Regular Meeting: Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 6:00 pm, Greenfield City Hall Meeting Room, 2nd Fl., or via Webex, if required, unless otherwise posted.

Agenda Items

Appointments and Ordinance Committee

Regular Meeting: Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at 5:30 PM, Greenfield City Hall Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, or via Webex, if required, unless otherwise posted.

Agenda Items

  • Ordinance to prohibit the use of Non-Emergency Un-Muffled Compression Release Engine Brakes on Deerfield, Mill & River Streets and Bernardston Road.
  • Mayor’s Appointments & Re-Appointments – Susan Ahearn Bellemare, Public Library Board of Trustees; David Singer, Zoning Board of Appeals.
  • Greenfield City Charter potential Amendments and modified language.
  • Article 4 – School Department,

Section 4-1: School Committee

Section 4-2: School Committee Chair

Section 4-5: School Committee Powers and Duties

Section 4-6: Filling of Vacancies

  • Article 6 – Administrative Organization,

Section 6-2: Merit Principle

Section 6-3: Department of Municipal Finance

Section 6-5: Assistant to the Mayor for Economic Development and Marketing

Section 6-6: Department of Central Maintenance

Section 6-7: Planning and Construction of Municipal Buildings and Other

Facilities

Section 6-8: Department of Human Resources

Section 6-9: Board of License Commissioners

Section 6-11: Public Safety Commission (modified language attached)

Section 6-12: Library Trustee

Section 6-13: Zoning Board of Appeals

Section 6-14: Board of Assessors (modified language attached)

Section 6-16: Board of Health

Section 6-18: Council on Aging

Section 6-24: Mayor’s Task Force Against Domestic Violence

  • Article 7 – Elections; Election Related Matters,

Section 7-2: Preliminary Election

Section 7-7: Citizen Initiative Measures

Section 7-9: Ineligible Measures

Section 7-12: Recall Elections

Community Relations and Education Committee

Regular Meeting: Monday, November 15, 2021, 6:00 PM, Greenfield City Hall Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, or via Webex, if required, unless otherwise posted.

Agenda Items

  • Skate Park, Winter Carnival and other planned events.

Ways and Means Committee

Regular Meeting: Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at 5:30 PM, John Zon Community Center, 35 Pleasant Street, or via Webex, if required., unless otherwise posted.

Agenda Items

  • Approve $115.50 Payment of Baker’s Invoice from FY22 Human Resources Department Budget.

City Clerk Report –

DRAFT - City Council Meetings and Agendas items, November 17, 2021

  1. Take from Table FY22-027A1 – Declare Real Estate located at 294-296 Federal Street, units located in the 298 Federal Street building as surplus property and transfers to Mayor for sale.
  2. Take from Table FY22-027A2 – Authorize the Mayor to Sell City property located at 294-296 Federal Street, units located in the 298 Federal Street building.
  3. Mayor’s Appointments & Re-Appointments – Susan Ahearn Bellemare, Public Library Board of Trustees; David Singer, Zoning Board of Appeals.
  4. Approve $115.50 Payment of Baker’s Invoice from FY22 Human Resources Department Budget.
  5. Amend City Charter Article 3: Executive Branch, Section 3-1: Mayor; Qualifications; Term of Office; Compensation, Subsection (c): Compensation.
  6. Amend City Charter Article 3: Executive Branch, Section 3-8: Temporary Absence of the Mayor, Subsection (a): Acting Mayor.
  7. Amend City Charter Article 3: Executive Branch, Section 3-9: Vacancy in Office of Mayor, Subsection (b): Council Election.
  8. Amend City Charter Article 5: Finance and Fiscal Procedures, Section 5-2: School Committee Budget, Subsection (a): Public Hearing.
  9. Amend City Charter Article 5: Finance and Fiscal Procedures, Section 5-3: Submission of Budget and Budget Message.
  10. Amend City Charter Article 5: Finance and Fiscal Procedures, Section 5-7: Supplementary Budgets; Other Appropriations.

First Readings -

  • Transfer $13,375 from Contract Stabilization for Central Maintenance Union Contract Wage Provisions.
  • Approve $1,700 for Payment of Invoices from KP Law PC from FY22 Energy Department Budget.

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.

Posted to: City Council