City Council Meeting

Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 7:00 pm
John Zon Community Center, 35 Pleasant St. or via Webex

PUBLIC HEARING

In accordance with Home Rule Charter, the Greenfield City Council will hold a public hearing on Wed., December 16, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. at John Zon Community Center, 35 Pleasant St., or via Webex, if required: https://greenfieldma.my.webex.com/greenfieldma.my/j.php?MTID=m27336e76fa0ac51b6127a0382fe97c8d, to receive public input on the following:

  • Appropriate $6,000,000 for the construction of a new Fire Station.

The City Council may consider the same on Wed., December 16, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. at John Zon Community Center, 35 Pleasant St., or via Webex, if required: https://greenfieldma.my.webex.com/greenfieldma.my/j.php?MTID=m27336e76fa0ac51b6127a0382fe97c8d. Materials can be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office, 14 Court Sq. from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Mon. - Fri. or phone 413-772-1555, x. 6163.

Ashley Stempel-Rae, Greenfield City Council President

Greenfield City Council

December 16, 2020

212th Regular Meeting

7:00 p.m.

Webex Conferencing System

To join via computer:

https://greenfieldma.my.webex.com/greenfieldma.my/j.php?MTID=m27336e76fa0ac51b6127a0382fe97c8d

To join via phone:

+1-408-418-9388 United States Toll

Access code: 132 628 6845

To view the full agenda:

https://greenfield-ma.gov/files/City_Council_2020-12-16_Agenda.pdf

AGENDA

  1. Call to Order -

CHAIRS STATEMENT: This meeting is being recorded and videotaped by the City Council and GCTV-15. If any other persons present are doing the same you must notify the chairperson at this time.

  1. Roll Call of Members

  1. Pledge of Allegiance (voluntary)

  1. Approve the November 18, 2020 City Council meeting minutes (Pg. 3)

  1. Communications from Superintendent of Schools and School Committee

  1. Communications from Mayor, City Officers and Employees

  1. Communications from other City Employees as needed, by invitation

  1. Public Comment

  1. Public Hearing(s) and Second Reading(s):
  • Appropriate $6,000,000 for the construction of a new Fire Station. (Pg. 14)

  1. Motions, Orders, and Resolutions
  1. Appropriate $6,000,000 for the construction of a new Fire Station. (Pg. 15)
  2. Take from the table – Non - binding resolution to begin construction of the temporary fire station without further delay. (Pg. 19)
  3. Amend Chapter 200: Zoning, Section 4.2 (C19) Rural Residential (RC) by removing the Tier 1 limitation and amend Section 4.2 (C), RC District, by adding a new number 21 under Subsection C to permit marijuana product manufacturing and marijuana retailer as accessory uses to the use “Marijuana Cultivator pursuant to 7.17.” (Pg. 21)
  4. Amendments to Chapter 200: Zoning, Section 4.13 Floodplain District (F). (Pg. 36)
  5. Amendments to the Zoning Ordinance relative to Low Impact Development (LID) techniques to include amendment to Section 6.11, driveways and entrances, of the Zoning Ordinance. (Pg. 48)
  6. Ordinance Prohibiting Electioneering During Voting for all Elections Within Greenfield. (Pg. 61)

  1. Presentation of Petitions and Similar Papers

  1. Report of Committees

  1. Unfinished Business

  1. Old Business

  1. New Business

First Reading (Pg. 64)

  • Appropriate $163,000 from Free Cash to purchase radios for the Fire & Police Departments.

  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.

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