Committee Chairs

Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 6:15 pm
via Webex (Link will be posted on the agenda)

COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Greenfield City Hall Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

6:15 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

  • Policies and Procedures to resume in person Council and Subcommittee meetings.
  • Proposed Amendments to the Rules of Procedure, submitted by Clerk Kathryn Scott and Administrative Assistant to the Council Tammy L Marciel.
  • Approve Resolution of the City Council of the City of Greenfield, Massachusetts, to dedicate the land for the Greenfield skate park permanently for park, playground or recreation purposes.
  • Appropriate $780,000 for Development of the Greenfield Skate Park.
  • Appropriate $34,359 from Contract Stabilization to fund a union contract for Clerical, Library and UE.
  • Appropriate $82,092 from Free Cash to fund a union contract for Greenfield Police.
  • Appropriate $98,251 to fund union contract for SSEA.
  • Appropriate $150,520 to fund union contract for DPW.
  • Appropriate $1,700,000 from Free Cash to Capital Stabilization Fund.
  • Mayor’s Year End Appointments & Re-Appointments.

Appointments and Ordinance Committee

Regular Meeting: Wednesday, December 8, 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 Year End Appointments & Re-Appointments.
  • 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 6-14: Board of Assessors (modified language attached)

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

Section 6-6: Department of Central Maintenance

Section 6-9: Board of License Commissioners

Section 6-16: Board of Health

  • 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

Economic Development Committee

Regular Meeting: Tuesday, December 14, 2021, 5:30 pm, Greenfield City Hall Meeting Room, 2nd Fl., or via Webex, if required, unless otherwise posted.

Agenda Items

  • 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.
  • Authorize the Mayor to Sell City property located at 294-296 Federal Street, units located in the 298 Federal Street building.

Ways and Means Committee

Regular Meeting: Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at 5:00 PM (If agreed upon), John Zon Community Center, 35 Pleasant Street, or via Webex, if required, unless otherwise posted.

Agenda Items

  • 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.
  • Appropriate $780,000 to develop the Greenfield Skate Park.
  • Appropriate $34,359 from Contract Stabilization to fund a union contract for Clerical, Library and UE.
  • Appropriate $82,092 from Free Cash to fund a union contract for Greenfield Police.
  • Appropriate $98,251 to fund union contract for SSEA.
  • Appropriate $150,520 to fund union contract for DPW.
  • Appropriate $1,700,000 from Free Cash to Capital Stabilization Fund.

Discussion Items

  • Review of a tax rate
  • Review of a split tax rate

Community Relations and Education Committee

Regular Meeting: Monday, December 20, 2021, 6:00 PM, Greenfield City Hall Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, or via Webex, if required, unless otherwise posted.

Agenda Items

City Clerk Report –

DRAFT - City Council Meetings and Agendas items, December 15, 2021

  1. Transfer $13,375 from Contract Stabilization for Central Maintenance Union Contract Wage Provisions.
  2. Approve $1,700 for Payment of Invoices from KP Law PC from FY22 Energy Department Budget.
  3. Approve Resolution of the City Council of the City of Greenfield, Massachusetts, to dedicate the land for the Greenfield skate park permanently for park, playground or recreation purposes.
  4. Appropriate $780,000 for Development of the Greenfield Skate Park.
  5. Appropriate $34,359 from Contract Stabilization to fund a union contract for Clerical, Library and UE.
  6. Appropriate $82,092 from Free Cash to fund a union contract for Greenfield Police.
  7. Appropriate $98,251 to fund union contract for SSEA.
  8. Appropriate $150,520 to fund union contract for DPW.
  9. Appropriate $1,700,000 from Free Cash to Capital Stabilization Fund.
  10. Amend City Charter Article 6: Administrative Organization, Section 6-2: Merit Principle.
  11. Amend City Charter Article 6: Administrative Organization, Section 6-3: Department of Municipal Finance, Subsection (a): Establishment, Scope.
  12. Amend City Charter Article 6: Administrative Organization, Section 6-3: Department of Municipal Finance, Subsection (b): Director of Municipal Finance.
  13. Amend City Charter Article 6: Administrative Organization, Section 6-5: Assistant to the Mayor for Economic Development and Marketing.
  14. Amend City Charter Article 6: Administrative Organization, Section 6-7: Planning and Construction of Municipal Buildings and Other Facilities, Subsection (b): Powers and Duties.
  15. Amend City Charter Article 6: Administrative Organization, Section 6-7: Planning and Construction of Municipal Buildings and Other Facilities, Subsection (b): Powers and Duties (2nd Paragraph).
  16. Amend City Charter Article 6: Administrative Organization, Subsection 6-8: Department of Human Resources, Subsection (a): Establishment, Scope (2nd Paragraph).
  17. Amend City Charter Article 6: Administrative Organization, Subsection 6-12: Library Trustee, Subsection (e).
  18. Amend City Charter Article 6: Administrative Organization, Subsection 6-18: Council on Aging, Subsection (a).
  19. Amend City Charter Article 6: Administrative Organization, Subsection 6-24: Mayor’s Task Force Against Domestic Violence, Subsections (a) and (b).

First Readings -

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.

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