Committee Chairs

Tuesday, July 7, 2020, 6:00 pm
Repeats until Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 6:00 pm
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COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Greenfield City Hall Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

6:00 pm

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Roll Call

President’s Notes

  • Order for the City of Greenfield to join the Pioneer Valley Mosquito Control District submitted by Public Health Director Valerie Bird.
  • Repurpose $180,000 from the Maplebrook Culvert to I & I for evaluation and repairs.
  • Mayor’s Appointments – John Mackin, Greenfield Housing Authority; Deborah Richards, Trustee for the Bascom Education Fund; Jennifer Hoffman, Recreation Commission; Julia Popkin, Zoning Board of Appeals; Elizabeth Quirk, FRTA Advisory Board; L’Aura Jordan, Disability Access Commission; Peter Michael Smith, Carolyn McDaniel, Kaj Pratt – Human Rights Commission; Celine Nader & Shannon Prescott, Youth Commission; Alyssa Grace Villareal Bauer, Greenfield Agricultural Commission; Travis McKelvey, Greenfield Historical Commission.
  • Mayor’s Reappointment – Lorene Flockerzie – Human Rights Commission.
  • Place question for the acceptance of MGL Chapter 44B, Sections 3 to 7: Community Preservation Act on the General State Election ballot on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
  • Transfer $148,000 from FY20 Public Works and Energy Accounts to FY20 Legal Accounts.
  • Transfer $55,000 from FY20 Police, Parking and Dispatch Departments to FY20 Fire Departments.
  • Transfer $15,780 from FY20 Energy Department Account to FY20 Workers Compensation Account.
  • Transfer $14,275 from FY20 Veterans Ordinary Benefits and Natural Gas Green River Accounts to FY20 Tax Title Legal, Tax Title filings and Exec Adm Salries Accounts.
  • Proposed Ordinance to Establish Rental Dwelling Units submitted by Vice-President Wheeler.

Ways and Means Committee

Regular Meeting: Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at 6:00 PM, John Zon Community Center, 35 Pleasant Street, or via Webex, if required, unless otherwise posted.

Agenda Items

Appointments and Ordinance Committee

Regular Meeting: Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at 5:30 PM, Greenfield City Hall Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, or via Webex, if required, unless otherwise posted.

Agenda Items

  • Mayor’s Appointments – John Mackin, Greenfield Housing Authority; Deborah Richards, Trustee for the Bascom Education Fund; Jennifer Hoffman, Recreation Commission; Julia Popkin, Zoning Board of Appeals; Elizabeth Quirk, FRTA Advisory Board; L’Aura Jordan, Disability Access Commission; Peter Michael Smith, Carolyn McDaniel, Kaj Pratt – Human Rights Commission; Celine Nader & Shannon Prescott, Youth Commission; Alyssa Grace Villareal Bauer, Greenfield Agricultural Commission; Travis McKelvey, Greenfield Historical Commission.
  • Mayor’s Reappointment – Lorene Flockerzie – Human Rights Commission.
  • Ordinance to Prohibit Electioneering During Early and Absentee Voting for all Elections discussion.
  • Ordinance to Prohibit the use of Non-Emergency Unmuffled Compression Release Engine Brakes discussion.
  • Ordinance to Establish Rental Dwelling Units.
  • 2020 Ordinance Review status update.

Economic Development Committee

Regular Meeting: Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 6:00 pm, Greenfield City Hall Meeting Room, 2nd Fl., or via Webex, if required, unless otherwise posted.

Agenda Items

Community Relations and Education Committee

Regular Meeting: Monday, July 20, 2020, 6:00 PM, Greenfield City Hall Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, or via Webex, if required, unless otherwise posted.

Agenda Items

  • Greenfield Mask Program status update.
  • 2020 Federal Census status update.

City Clerk Report –

  • Updated status on voting policies and procedures for the September & November elections during the COVID-19 pandemic, if any.

DRAFT - City Council Meetings and Agendas items, July 15, 2020.

  • The following were invited to speak to the Council:
  • Jesse Belcher-Timme, newly hired City Solicitor.
  • John Lunt, General Manager for GCET
  • Marlo Warner, DPW Director.
  1. Mayor’s Appointments – John Mackin, Greenfield Housing Authority; Deborah Richards, Trustee for the Bascom Education Fund; Jennifer Hoffman, Recreation Commission; Julia Popkin, Zoning Board of Appeals; Elizabeth Quirk, FRTA Advisory Board; L’Aura Jordan, Disability Access Commission; Peter Michael Smith, Carolyn McDaniel, Kaj Pratt – Human Rights Commission; Celine Nader & Shannon Prescott, Youth Commission; Alyssa Grace Villareal Bauer, Greenfield Agricultural Commission; Travis McKelvey, Greenfield Historical Commission.
  2. Mayor’s Reappointment – Lorene Flockerzie – Human Rights Commission.
  3. Order for the City of Greenfield to join the Pioneer Valley Mosquito Control District
  4. Order to place question for the acceptance of MGL Chapter 44B, Sections 3 to 7: Community Preservation Act on the General State Election ballot on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

First Readings -

  • Repurpose $180,000 from the Maplebrook Culvert to I & I for evaluation and repairs.
  • Transfer $148,000 from FY20 Public Works and Energy Accounts to FY20 Legal Accounts.
  • Transfer $55,000 from FY20 Police, Parking and Dispatch Departments to FY20 Fire Departments.
  • Transfer $15,780 from FY20 Energy Department Account to FY20 Workers Compensation Account.
  • Transfer $14,275 from FY20 Veterans Ordinary Benefits and Natural Gas Green River Accounts to FY20 Tax Title Legal, Tax Title filings and Exec Adm Salaries Accounts.

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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