Ways & Means Committee

Monday, June 13, 6:00 pm
via Zoom (link will be posted on the agenda)



PLACE: Zoom Conferencing System

DATE: Monday, June 13, 2022

TIME: 6:00 p.m.

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AGENDA: (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. Call to Order

CHAIR STATEMENT: This meeting is being recorded by the Ways and Means Committee. If any other persons present are doing the same you must notify the chairperson at this time. In accordance with MGLc 30A SS 20(g) “No person shall address a meeting of a public body without permission of the Chair and all persons shall, at the request of the chair, be silent. No person shall disrupt the proceedings of a meeting of a public body. If, after clear warning from the chair, a person continues to disrupt the proceedings, the chair may order the person to withdraw from the meeting and if the person does not withdraw, the chair may authorize a constable or other officer to remove the person from the meeting.”

  1. Roll Call

  1. Approval of Minutes – April 7, April 11, April 14, April 19, April 21 and April 25, 2022. (Pg. 3)

  1. Public Hearing - None

  1. Motions
  • Approve Community Preservation Committee FY2023 Budget. (Pg. 21)
  • Approve Payment of $10,814 FY2020 Invoice for Siemens Inc from FY22 Energy Department Budget. (Pg. 102)
  • Transfer $50,000 to City Legal FY22 Account from Labor Special Litigation and Building Salaries FY22 Accounts. (Pg. 107)
  • Transfer $30,000 to Dispatch Overtime FY22 Account from Parking Salaries FY22 Account. (Pg. 109)
  • Transfer $60,000 from IT and Accounting Salaries FY22 Accounts to Energy FY22 Accounts. (Pg. 111)
  • Transfer $12,600 from Assessors Salaries and Wages FY22 Account to General Fund FY22 Accounts. (Pg. 114)
  • Transfer $65,000 from FY22 Reserve Fund to City Vehicle Fuel FY22 Accounts. (Pg. 116)
  • Transfer $61,000 from FY22 Short Term Principal Paydown to FY22 Short Term Interest. (Pg. 118)

  1. Public Comment

  1. Discussion
  • Financial activity involving the Lunt Property located on 294-296-298 Federal Street.
  • Report on the acceptance and distribution of grant money.
  • Understanding departmental budgets that include a listing of the specific number of employees in each department.
  • Grant funding as applied to departmental budgets.
  • Review of City of Greenfield’s budget process.
  • Police Audit.

  1. Other business

  1. Next Meeting – July 19, 2022, 6:00 pm, John Zon Community Center/Zoom Hybrid, unless otherwise posted.

  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.

Posted to: City Council