Committee on Rules, Orders, Appointments, & Ordinances

Councilor David A. Murphy
Councilor Maureen T. Carney
Councilor Ryan R. O’Donnell

 

Meeting Date:  February 18, 2015
Meeting Time:  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
City Council Chambers, 212 Main Street
Northampton, Massachusetts

Meeting Agenda

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1.
Announcement of Audio/Video Recording of Meeting
2.
Members Present/Absent
3.
Meeting Called to Order
4.
Joint Public Hearing w/ Planning Board
1.  Zoning Amendment to 350-2, 350-8.11 & 350-11.6 which will define and specify bicycle parking and pedestrian access standards

2.  Zoning Amendment to 350-11.5 B2(g) and 11.6 D and F3 to Site Plan Review criteria to incorporate best management practices for stormwater of encourage the incorporation of green infrastructure technologies.
4.I.
14.333 As Recommended by Public Works Committee for ROAO Consideration
Requested by Councilor O'Donnell
5.
Public Comment
6.
Approve Minutes of the Previous Meeting
6.I.
Minutes of January 12, 2015
7.
Orders and Ordinances for Review
7.I.
14.229 & 14.245 Solid Waste Reduction Ordinances-Plastic Bag & Non-Criminal Penalties / Enforcing Officers
(Referred by City Council on September 18, 2014)

Note:  the Document Plastic_Bag_Ordinance below is a revised version approved by the Comm. on Economic & Community Development, Housing & Land Use on Dec. 17, 2014. 
The Original document is labeled Original_Solid_Waste.
7.II.
14.347 Ordinance Regarding Bicycles & Pedistrian Facilities
(Referred from City Council on January 15, 2015)
7.III.
14.331 Ordinance Pertaining to Best Management Parctices for Stormwater As Part of the Site Plan reveiw
(Referred from City Council on Dec. 18, 2014)
7.IV.
14.333 Ordiance Regarding Section 280.4 & 280.6 Stormwater Flood Control Utility
(Referred from City Council on Dec. 18, 2014)
7.IV.i.
14.333 With Amendments by the Public Works Committee of the City Council
For consideration by the Committee on Rules, Orders, Appointments and Ordinances
7.V.
14.327 Ordinance for Code Section 312-102 Schedule I: Parking Prohibited All Times
Repeal parking prohibited all times for a section of New South Street (Referred by City Council on December 4, 2014)
7.VI.
15.355 & 15.356 Ordinances Pertaining to Snow & Ice on Sidewalks
(Referred from City Council on January 15, 2015)
7.VII.
14.320 Ordinance Amending Section 312-103-II
(This Ordinance was replaced by 14.321 which was an Ordinance to Amend Section 312-104.  14.321 was approved by the City Council.  To close 14.320, per the City Solicitor, it needs to be sent back to City Council with a negative recommendation).
8.
Appointments for Committee Approval
8.I.
New Appointment to the Agricultural Commission
15.354 Timothy Smith of 13 River Road:  Mr. Smith, if approved, will fill the unexpired term of Margaret Gifford.  The term of this appointment will expire June, 2017. (Referred from City Council January 15, 2015)
9.
New Business
10.
Adjourn

Contact:  Pamela L. Powers
Clerk to the City Council
powers@northamptonma.gov
(413) 587-1210