Committee Chairs

Tuesday, January 4, 6:00 pm
via Webex (Link will be posted on the agenda)

COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Webex Conferencing System

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

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

  • Mayor’s Appointments & Reappointments – Sustainable Greenfield Implementation Committee – Tracey Allen, Jonah Keane, Carole Collins; Public Safety Commission – Michelle Laurie; Fire Station Building Committee – Jim Winn.
  • Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City of Greenfield and Greenfield Fire & Police Signal Operators Association.
  • Appropriate $221,055 from Free Cash for Greenfield Permanent Firefighters Local #2548, International Association of Firefighters, AFL-CIO-CLC Union Contract.
  • Proposed Zoning Amendment to Section 200-6.7, Sign Regulations submitted by the Planning Board.

Economic Development Committee

Regular Meeting: Tuesday, January 11, 2022, 6:00 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.

Appointments and Ordinance Committee

Regular Meeting: Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at 5:30 PM, Greenfield City Hall Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, or via Webex, if required, unless otherwise posted.

Agenda & Discussion Items

  • Mayor’s Appointments – Sustainable Greenfield Implementation Committee – Tracey Allen, Jonah Keane, Carole Collins; Public Safety Commission – Michelle Laurie; Fire Station Building Committee – Jim Winn.
  • Status Update - Ordinance to prohibit the use of Non-Emergency Un-Muffled Compression Release Engine Brakes on Deerfield, Mill & River Streets and Bernardston Road.
  • Greenfield City Charter potential Amendments and modified language.
  • Article 6 – Administrative Organization,

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

Community Relations and Education Committee

Regular Meeting: Monday, January 17, 2022, (Holiday) 6:00 PM, Greenfield City Hall Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, or via Webex, if required, unless otherwise posted.

Agenda Items

Ways and Means Committee

Regular Meeting: Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at 5:30 PM, John Zon Community Center, 35 Pleasant Street., or via Webex, if required, unless otherwise posted.

Agenda Items

  • Review and discussion on Split Tax Rates.

City Clerk Report –

DRAFT - City Council Meetings and Agendas items, January 19, 2022

  1. Charter Amend Section 4-2(a) School Committee Chair; Election and Term
  2. Charter Amend Section 4-2 (d) School Committee Chair; Secretary
  3. Charter Amend Section 4-5 (b) School Committee Powers and Duties
  4. Charter Amend Section 4-6 Filling of Vacancies
  5. Charter Amend Section 6-14 (a) and (c) Board of Assessors
  6. Mayor’s Appointments – Sustainable Greenfield Implementation Committee – Tracey Allen, Jonah Keane, Carole Collins; Public Safety Commission – Michelle Laurie; Fire Station Building Committee – Jim Winn.

First Readings -

  • Appropriate $221,055 from Free Cash for Greenfield Permanent Firefighters Local #2548, International Association of Firefighters, AFL-CIO-CLC Union Contract.

Notice of Zoning Amendment Proposals

  • Zoning Amendment to Section 200-6.7, Sign Regulations

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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