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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:  March 2, 2017
Meeting Time:  7:00pm



1.

Public Comment

2.

Roll Call

3.

Public Hearings

A.
7:05pm

17.236 A Public Hearing concerning a petition to locate poles, wires and fixtures as described on Barrett Street; the petition is from National Grid and Verizon New England, Inc.

In accordance with the provisions of Section 22, Chapter 166 of the General Laws, a public hearing will be held tonight in City Council Chambers, 212 Main Street on the petition of National Grid and Verizon New England, Inc. to locate poles, wires and fixtures upon, along, under, or across one or more public ways in the City of Northampton.  The petition concerns pole #15 on Barrett Street as described on the attached plan. 

Petition #23180524
 
4.

Recognition and One-Minute Announcements by Councilors

5.

Communications and Proclamations from the Mayor

6.

Resolutions

7.

Presentations

8.

Consent Agenda

A.

17.236 Approve Pole Petition Request from National Grid and Verizon New England, Inc. for a pole on Barrett Street

Petition #23180524

See documents for this petition under Public Hearings category
B.

17.261 Various appointments to committees - Refer to Committee on City Services

Human Rights Commission:

- Nural Mohammed, 34 Michelman Ave, Apt 2, Northampton – term February 2017 – June 2020 (replacing Natalia Munoz)

Housing Partnership:

- Kyla Prior, 32 Bliss St, Florence – term February 2017 – June 2020 (replacing the expired term of Rachel Taylor-Doward)

Arts Council:

- Nikolas Guardia, 9 Ahwaga Ave, Northampton – term February 2017 – June 2020 (replacing the expired term of Elizabeth Stone)

- Sarah Gibbons, 295 South St. Northampton – term February 2017 – June 2020 (replacing the expired term of Robin Glenn)
C.

Approve Minutes of February 16, 2017 meeting

9.

Recess for Committee on Finance (See Separate Agenda)

10.

Financial Orders

A.

17.258 To appropriate $1,668,582 for paying costs of roof replacement at Bridge Street School - 1st Reading

B.

17.259 A Financial Order To appropriate $1,775,294 for paying costs of roof replacement at Leeds Elementary School - 1st Reading

C.

17.255 An Order to authorize payment of a previous year bill for the Board of Health - 2nd Reading

11.

Orders

A.

17.260 An Order Authorizing joint operation of public activities agreement to implement “Healthy Hampshire Massachusetts in Motion/1422” grant - 1st Reading

B.

17.254 An Order to authorize that premiums received upon sale of bonds used to pay project costs shall reduce the amount authorized to be borrowed by any such premium so applied - 2nd Reading

12.

Ordinances

A.

17.244 An Ordinance regarding Fair Minimum Wage - 2nd Reading

This item is on the 2/16/2017 City Council Committee on Finance Agenda.

 For the 2002 Opinion from the Massachusetts Attorney General
Click Here
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