Appointments & Ordinances Committee

Wednesday, January 12, 5:30 pm
via Webex (Link will be posted on the agenda)



PLACE: Webex Conferencing System

DATE: Wednesday, January 12, 2022

TIME: 5:30 PM

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  1. Call to Order

CHAIRS STATEMENT: This meeting is being recorded by the Appointment and Ordinance Committee. If any other persons present are doing the same you must notify the chairperson at this time. (Please note: All items listed on this agenda may not be considered or discussed at this meeting and may be addressed at future meetings.)

  1. Roll Call
  2. Accept minutes - December 8, 2021
  3. Public Hearings - None
  4. Motions & Discussions:
  • Mayor’s Appointments – Sustainable Greenfield Implementation Committee – Tracey Allen, Jonah Keane, Carole Collins; Public Safety Commission – Michelle Laurie; Fire Station Building Committee – Jim Winn.
  • Mayor’s Re-Appointments – Agriculture Commission – Nathaniel Hussey; Conservation Commission – Fletcher Harrington; Planning & Construction – Bill Childs, Amy McMahan; Redevelopment Authority – Charlene Golonka.
  • Greenfield City Charter potential Amendments and modified language.
  • Article 2 – Legislation Branch

Section 2-8(b): Officers Elected by City Council; City Clerk (legal opinion attached)

  • 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

(To view Charter Review Committee Final Report: (

  1. New Business
  2. Old Business
  3. Next Meeting: February 9, 2022, 5:30 pm, City Hall Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, or via Webex, if required.
  4. 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.

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