City Council

Wednesday, January 18, 6:30 pm
John Zon Community Center, 35 Pleasant Street and Zoom (Hybrid)

Greenfield City Council

January 18, 2023

237th Regular Meeting

6:30 p.m.

John Zon Community Center/Zoom Hybrid

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AGENDA

  1. Call to Order

CHAIRS STATEMENT: This meeting is being recorded by the City Council and GCTV-17. 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 of Members

  1. Pledge of Allegiance (voluntary)

  1. Approve the December 21, 2022, City Council meeting minutes (Pg. 4)

  1. Communications from Superintendent of Schools and School Committee (10 minutes)

5a. Questions from the Council for Superintendent of Schools and School Committee

  1. Communications from Mayor, City Officers and Employees (10 minutes)

6a. Questions from the Council for Mayor

  1. Communications from other City Employees as needed, by invitation:
  • Greenfield Police Department Mid-Year Report with Chief Robert Haigh and Lt. Todd Dodge. (Pg. 38)

  1. Public Comment

  1. Public Hearing(s) and Second Reading(s): (Pg. 39)
  • 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.

  1. Motions, Orders, and Resolutions
  1. Reconsideration of Vote on FY23-076: proposed amendment to rezone French King Highway. (Pg. 40)
  2. Transfer $16,865.78 from Reserve Fund 5781 to FY23 Library Building and Grounds Maintenance Account 5200. (Pg. 43)
  3. Appropriate $3,585,000 for a Sewer Dewatering System Project. (Pg. 48)
  4. Repurpose $727,287.66 from Authorization for Dredging Leyden Glenn to Water Main Projects. (Pg. 63)
  5. Take from the Table - Resolution for declaration of no confidence for PC Robert Haigh and Mayor Roxann Wedegartner. (Pg. 67)

  1. Presentation of Petitions and Similar Papers

  1. Report of Committees

  1. Unfinished Business

  1. Old Business

  1. New Business

First Reading (Pg. 68)

  • Approve Payment of Egan, Flanagan & Cohen PC invoice of $10,507 from FY23 Town [City] Attorney Services.
  • Appropriate $100,000 from OPEB Stabilization to OPEB Trust.

  1. Motions for Reconsideration

  1. Adjournment

EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY BE CALLED

*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 on 2022-12-20 14:06:28 (updated 2023-01-13 15:38:58).