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CITY COUNCIL
CITY OF NORTHAMPTON
MASSACHUSETTS  

 

 

Councilors:

  • President William H. Dwight, At-Large
  • Vice-President Ryan R. O'Donnell, At-Large
  • Maureen T. Carney, Ward 1
  • Dennis P. Bidwell, Ward 2
  • James Nash, Ward 3
  • Gina Louise Sciarra, Ward 4
  • 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:  January 5, 2017
Meeting Time:  7:00pm



1.
Public Comment
2.
Roll Call
3.
Public Hearings
4.
Recognition and One-Minute Announcements by Councilors
5.
Communications and Proclamations from the Mayor
A.
Human Rights Commission Resolution supporting Northampton’s recommitment to Sanctuary City status and the values of a Democratic nation
6.
Resolutions
7.
Presentations
8.
Consent Agenda
A.
Approve Minutes of the December 15, 2016 Meeting
9.
Recess for Committee on Finance (See Separate Agenda)
10.
Financial Orders
A.
16.226 An Order to authorize expenditure of $3,120 from Senior Services Gift Fund - 1st Reading
B.
16.227 An Order to authorize payment of a prior year bill in the amount of $1,379 for legal work - 1st Reading
C.
16.216 An Order to authorize the purchase of 5.5 acres on Burts Pit Road - 2nd Reading
D.
16.218 - 16.225 Community Preservation Committee Recommendations for Funding - 2nd Reading

16.218 An Order regarding Beaver Brook/Broad Brook Greenway Improvements, Broad Brook Coalition and Leeds Civic Association: $16,947
16.219 An Order regarding Burts Bog Affordable Housing and Open Space, Office of Planning and Sustainability: $234,700
16.220 An Order regarding Broad Brook to Beaver Brook Acquisition, Northampton Conservation Commission: $40,000
16.221 An Order regarding Connecticut River Greenway Improvements, Northampton Office of Planning and Sustainability: $90,000
16.222 An Order regarding Hampshire County Courthouse Restoration, Hampshire Council of Governments: $100,000
16.223 An Order regarding 51 Main Street Historic Building Study, Smith Charities: $10,000
16.224 An Order regarding Mineral Hills Acquisition, Northampton Conservation Commission: $240,000
16.225 An Order regarding Conservation Fund, Northampton Conservation Commission: $80,000
11.
Orders
A.
16.228 An Order to declare surplus space at NHS for the purpose of leasing to public access television - 1st Reading
B.
16.229 An Order to authorize a five-year contract for ticket processing services - 1st Reading
C.
16.230 An Order to accept a storm drain easement on Holyoke Street - 1st Reading
D.
17.231 An Order To authorize the Mayor to acquire by gift one or more public right of way easements on the Sturbridge Development LLC property - 1st Reading
E.
17.232 Order to Amend City Council Rules - Requires one vote
12.
Ordinances
A.
17.233 An Ordinance Relative to School Zones - Refer to Transportation and Parking Commission and the Committee on Legislative Matters
13.
Updates from Council President & Committee Chairs
14.
Information Requests (Charter Provision 2-7) and Committee Study Requests
15.
New Business
Contact:  P. Powers
Administrative Assistant to the City Council
(413) 587-1210
ppowers@northamptonma.gov