cityseal
Committee on Finance
and the Northampton City Council

                                    Councilor David A. Murphy, Chair
Councilor Maureen T. Carney
Councilor Marianne L. LaBarge
Councilor Gina-Louise Sciarra

City Council Chambers, 212 Main Street
Wallace J. Puchalski Municipal Building
Northampton, MA

Meeting Date:  March 1, 2018

Note:  The Finance Committee Meeting will take place during the City Council Meeting as announced.  The City Council Meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:05 pm.

1.

Meeting Called to Order

2.

Roll Call

3.

Approval of Minutes from the Previous Meeting

4.

Public Hearing - The City Council Will Consider The Capital Improvement Program FY2019-FY2023

By Order of the City Council, a Public Hearing will be held  in accordance with the Charter of Northampton, Massachusetts, Article 7 Finance and Fiscal Procedures, Section 7 - 5:  Capital Improvement Program, (b) Public Hearing. The City Council will consider the Capital Improvement Program FY2019 - FY2023 and hear all persons who wish to be heard thereon.  

The FY2019-FY2023 Capital Improvement Program is available for viewing at the following link:  http://www.northamptonma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/9511
5.

Financial Orders

A.

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

B.

18.030 Order to Accept an Easement at Village Hill

Due to an oversight, this was inadvertently left off the Finance Committee agenda when originally introduced on February 1, 2018.
C.

18.044 Order to Appropriate $1.486 Million from Free Cash for Various Capital Projects

D.

18.045 Order to Appropriate $800,000 from Capital Stabilization for Capital Projects

E.

18.046 Order to Appropriate $132,000 from Parking Receipts Reserved for Parking Equipment and Pay by Plate Kiosks

F.

18.047 Order to Appropriate $86,100 from PEG Access Fund for WAN Upgrade

G.

18.048 Order to Appropriate $150,000 from Mayor's PILOT Fund for 1:1 Chrome Books for Northampton Public School Students and Replacement Turnout Gear

H.

18.049 Order to Authorize Borrowing $1,500,000 for Paving Projects

I.

18.050 Order to Authorize Borrowing $500,000 for DPW Cold Storage Facility

J.

18.051 Order to Authorize Borrowing $900,000 for DPW Vehicles

K.

18.052 Order to Appropriate $50,000 from Cemetery Perpetual Care for Cemetery Projects

L.

18.053 Order to Appropriate Funds from Cemetery Perpetual Care and Bates Tomb Trust for Bates Tomb Repairs

M.

18.054 Order to Appropriate $34,263 from Dog Fund for ACO Van

6.

New Business

-Reserved for topics that the Chair did not reasonably anticipate would be discussed.
7.

Adjourn

Contact:  D. Murphy @ david.murphy8@comcast.net 
or  413-586-5461