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CITY COUNCIL
CITY OF NORTHAMPTON
MASSACHUSETTS  

 


Councilors:

  • President Ryan R. O'Donnell, At-Large
  • Vice-President Gina-Louise Sciarra, Ward 4
  • William H. Dwight, At-Large
  • Maureen T. Carney, Ward 1
  • Dennis P. Bidwell, Ward 2
  • James Nash, Ward 3
  • David A. Murphy, Ward 5
  • Marianne L. LaBarge, Ward 6
  • Alisa F. Klein, Ward 7


Meeting Agenda
City Council Chambers
Walter J. Puchalski Municipal Building
212 Main Street, Northampton
Meeting Date:  February 1, 2018
Meeting Time:  7:00 p.m.



1.

Public Comment

2.

Roll Call

3.

Public Hearings

A.

Announcement of a public hearing that will be held during the City Council Committee on Finance (within the full City Council meeting) concerning the Northampton Capital Improvement Program for FY2019-FY2023 submitted by Mayor Narkewicz on January 29, 2018.


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In accordance with The Charter of Northampton, Massachusetts, Article 7 Finance and Fiscal Procedures, Section 7-5: Capital Improvement Program, (b) Public Hearing. BY ORDER OF THE CITY COUNCIL, a public hearing will be held on Thursday March 1, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers located in the Wallace J. Puchalski Municipal Building, 212 Main Street, Northampton, MA.
​The City ​
Council will consider the Capital Improvement Program FY2019-FY2023, and hear all persons who wish to be heard thereon.


B.

18.013 Petition to Install Underground Conduit at 23 Atwood Drive

In accordance with the provisions of Section 22, Chapter 166, of the General Laws, a public hearing will be held on the petition of National grid to install underground facilities under a public way on Atwood Drive.
Street Petition # 24898955
4.

Updates from Council President & Committee Chairs

5.

Communications and Proclamations from the Mayor

6.

Resolutions

A.

18.003 Resolution of the City Council of the City of Northampton in Support of 100 Percent Renewable Energy - 2nd Reading

B.

18.031 Resolution calling for DHS to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for all nationals who cannot safely return to their home countries - 1st Reading

7.

Presentations

8.

Consent Agenda

A.

Approval of Minutes of January 10, 2018

B.

Approve 18.013 National Grid Underground Conduit Petition for 23 Atwood Drive (see documents above)

C.

18.017 Application for Secondhand Dealer's License - Tim's Used Books, Inc.

D.

18.025 Appointments to Housing Partnership, License Commission and Trust Fund Committee - for referral to City Services

E.

18.026 Application for Taxicab License - Cosmic Cab Company

9.

Recess for Committee on Finance (See Separate Agenda)

10.

Financial Orders

A.

18.004 An Order to Appropriate Community Preservation Act Funds for Housing Support Services - 2nd Reading

B.

18.005 Order to Appropriate Community Preservation Act Funds for Restoration of Jail Farm Parcel to Agricultural Use - 2nd Reading

C.

18.007 An Order to Appropriate Community Preservation Act Funds for Mass Central Rail Trail Extension - 2nd Reading

D.

18.008 An Order to Appropriate Community Preservation Act Funds for the Sargeant House Expansion Project at 82 Bridge Street - 2nd Reading

E.

18.009 An Order to Appropriate CPA Funds for Affordable Housing as Part of Village Hill Apartments - 2nd Reading

F.

18.010 An Order to Appropriate CPA Funds to the Conservation Fund - 2nd Reading

G.

18.011 An Order to Appropriate CPA Funds for a PV Habitat for Humanity Home on Garfield Avenue - 2nd Reading

H.

18.012 An Order to Appropriate CPA Funds for Three PV Habitat for Humanity Affordable Homes on Glendale Road - 2nd Reading

I.

18.018 Order to Appropriate $20,000 in Whiting Street Trust Funds - 1st Reading

J.

18.019 Order to Rescind Borrowing Authority - 4 Votes - 1st Reading

K.

18.020 Order to Reprogram Money for Academy of Music (AOM) Stage Doors to AOM Foundation Repairs - 1st Reading

L.

18.028 Order to Accept M.G.L. Ch. 64N, Section 3 (a), Local Option Sales Tax on Marijuana Sales

M.

18.032 Order to Appropriate $20,000 Free Cash and $5,000 from Disability Commission Fund for Design Costs of ADA Grant - 1st Reading

11.

Orders

A.

18.021 Order for King Street Acceptance - per Ch. 295-32, refer to 'Public Works Commission' and Planning Board

B.

18.022 Petition for King Street Acceptance - per Ch. 285-32, refer to 'Public Works Commission' and Planning Board

C.

18.023 Petition for Garfield Street Acceptance - per Ch. 285-32, refer to 'Public Works Commission' and Planning Board

D.

18.024 Order for Garfield Street Acceptance - per Ch. 285-32, refer to 'Public Works Commission' and Planning Board

E.

18.029 Order to Designate Certain School Employees as Special Municipal Employees

F.

18.030 Order to Accept an Easement at Village Hill

12.

Ordinances

A.

18.027 An Ordinance Relative to Zoning and Marijuana

B.

18.033 An Ordinance Relative to Zoning and Marijuana

C.

18.034 An Ordinance Relative to Zoning and Marijuana

D.

18.035 An Ordinance Relative to Zoning and Marijuana

13.

Information Requests (Charter Provision 2-7) and Committee Study Requests

14.

New Business

Contact:  R. O'Donnell, Council President
ryan@ryanodonnel.org or 
(413) 570-3159