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Tuesday, December 6, 6:00 pm
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COMMITTEE CHAIRS

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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

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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

  • Return to in person/hybrid subcommittee meetings for Council and training of Hybrid meetings by

Committee Chairs.

  • Status with documentation on Sidewalk Ordinance enforcement. (Originally introduced at the April 5, 2022, meeting.)
  • Update on Governing entity with the authority to approve the Community Preservation Committee expenditures. (Originally introduced at the September 6, 2022, meeting.)
  • Amend Code of the city of Greenfield Chapter 213: Animals, Section 3: License Fees, Subsection D submitted by Clerk Kathy Scott. (Pg. 5)
  • Consider a Home Rule Petition for Compensating/reimbursement to the Schools/City for Monies Spent Regarding the Education and Care of Foster Children submitted by Councilor Forgey. (Pg. 8)
  • Continued technical issues involving the In-Person/Zoom Hybrid meetings submitted by Councilor Desorgher. (Pg. 9)
  • Intention to Consider Laying Out Verde Drive- Phase Two as a Public Way submitted by Greenfield KMW LLC. (Pg. 10)
  • (1st Reading) Transfer $16,865.78 from Reserve Fund 5781 to FY23 Library Building and Grounds Maintenance Account 5200. (Pg. 24)
  • Rescind Borrowing Authorization for Anaerobic Digestor by $3,585,000. (Pg. 29)
  • (1st Reading) Appropriate $3,585,000 for a Sewer Dewatering System Project. (Pg. 31)
  • Committee Vacancies and Budget Books submitted by President Gilmour. (Pg. 46)
  • Mayor’s Veto on Order No. FY23-045: Appropriate $2,200,000 from Free Cash to Capital Stabilization Fund 8402. (Pg. 47)
  • Mayor’s Appointments & ReAppointment – Human Rights Commission, Bekki Craig; Mayor’s Task Force Against Domestic Violence, Megan Cloutier; Planning & Construction, Carole Collins; Public Safety Commission, David Lanoie and David Moscaritolo; Human Rights Commission, Wid Perry. (Pg. 50)
  • (1st Reading) Repurpose $727,287.66 from Authorization for Dredging Leyden Glenn to Water Main Projects. (Pg. 68)
  • Authorization of an increase in Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for FY23 to 5%. (Pg. 72)
  • Acceptance of MGLc 41: Officers and Employees of Cities, Towns and Districts, Section 110A: Office hours on Saturday submitted by Clerk Kathy Scott. (Pg. 75)
  • Amend Code of Greenfield Chapter 56: Officers and Employees, Article VII: Stipend for School Board Members and Town Councilors submitted by Clerk Kathy Scott. (Pg. 76)

Economic Development Committee

Regular Meeting: Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 6:00 pm, Zoom Conferencing System, unless otherwise posted.

Agenda Items

  • Proposed Zoning Map amendment to rezone the following parcels on French King Highway from General Commercial (GC) to Planned Industry (PI): 132-2, R04-31, R04-33, R04-34, R04-36, R04-40, R04-41, R04-42, R04-44, R04-53 and R05-23.
  • Amend Zoning Ordinance 200 7-17: Marijuana Establishments, Marijuana Indoor and Outdoor Cultivation.

Discussion Items

  • Parking and Bike Lane on Main Street (continued).

Appointments and Ordinance Committee

Regular Meeting: Wednesday, December 14, 2022, at 5:30 PM, Zoom Conferencing System, unless otherwise posted.

Agenda Items

  • Amend Code of the city of Greenfield Chapter 213: Animals, Section 3: License Fees, Subsection D.
  • Mayor’s Appointments & ReAppointment – Human Rights Commission, Bekki Craig; Mayor’s Task Force Against Domestic Violence, Megan Cloutier; Planning & Construction, Carole Collins; Public Safety Commission, David Lanoie and David Moscaritolo; Human Rights Commission, Wid Perry.

Discussion Items

  • Rules of Procedure – City Council obtaining a legal review and/or opinion. (continued)

Community Relations Committee - Cancelled

Regular Meeting: Monday, December 19, 2022, 6:00 PM, Zoom Conferencing System, unless otherwise posted.

Agenda Items

Ways and Means Committee

Regular Meeting: Tuesday, December 20, 2022, at 600 PM, Zoom Conferencing System., unless otherwise posted.

Agenda Items

  • Repurpose $67,060.51 from School Department Capital Accounts for School Phone System.
  • Appropriate $100,000 from Free Cash to Contract Stabilization Fund 8403.
  • Rescind Borrowing Authorization for Anaerobic Digestor by $3,585,000.
  • Authorization of an increase in Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for FY23 to 5%.

Discussion Items

  • Transfer $16,865.78 from Reserve Fund 5781 to FY23 Library Building and Grounds Maintenance Account 5200.
  • Appropriate $3,585,000 for a Sewer Dewatering System Project.
  • Repurpose $727,287.66 from Authorization for Dredging Leyden Glenn to Water Main Projects.
  • Consider a Home Rule Petition for Compensating/reimbursement to the Schools/City for Monies Spent Regarding the Education and Care of Foster Children.

City Clerk Report –

DRAFT - City Council Meetings and Agendas items, December 21, 2022

  1. Mayor’s Veto on Order No. FY23-045: Appropriate $2,200,000 from Free Cash to Capital Stabilization Fund 8402.
  2. Rescind Borrowing Authorization for Anaerobic Digestor by $3,585,000.
  3. Repurpose $67,060.51 from School Department Capital Accounts for School Phone System.
  4. Appropriate $100,000 from Free Cash to Contract Stabilization Fund 8403.
  5. Authorization of an increase in Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for FY23 to 5%.
  6. Intention to Consider Laying Out Verde Drive- Phase Two as a Public Way submitted by Greenfield KMW LLC.
  7. Amend Zoning Ordinance 200 7-17: Marijuana Establishments, Marijuana Indoor and Outdoor Cultivation.
  8. Zoning Amendment to Rezone French King Highway from General Commercial (GC) to Planned Industry (PI).
  9. Amend Code of Greenfield Chapter 408 – Vehicles and Traffic.
  10. Amend Code for Greenfield Chapter 381- Stormwater Management.
  11. Amend Code for Greenfield Chapter 400 – Trees.
  12. Amend Code for Greenfield (New) Chapter 410 – Vendors.
  13. Amend Code for Greenfield Chapter 213: Animals, Section 3: License Fees, Subsection D.
  14. Mayor’s Appointments & ReAppointment – Human Rights Commission, Bekki Craig; Mayor’s Task Force Against Domestic Violence, Megan Cloutier; Planning & Construction, Carole Collins; Public Safety Commission, David Lanoie and David Moscaritolo; Human Rights Commission, Wid Perry.
  15. Take from the Table Resolution for declaration of no confidence for PC Robert Haigh and Mayor Roxann Wedegartner.

First Readings -

  • Transfer $16,865.78 from Reserve Fund 5781 to FY23 Library Building and Grounds Maintenance Account 5200.
  • Appropriate $3,585,000 for a Sewer Dewatering System Project.
  • Repurpose $727,287.66 from Authorization for Dredging Leyden Glenn to Water Main Projects.

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 (updated 2022-11-30 14:32:27).