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Committee on Legislative Matters
and the Northampton City Council


Members:
Councilor William H. Dwight , Chair
Councilor Maureen T. Carney
Councilor Alisa F Klein
Councilor David A. Murphy
 

 

    MEETING AGENDA

Date:  May 13, 2019
Time: 5 p.m.

Location:  City Council Chambers 
212 Main St., Northampton, Massachusett
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1.

Meeting Called to Order and Roll Call

2.

Public Comment

3.

Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting

A.

Minutes of April 8, 2019

4.
5:00P.M.

Public hearing on proposed zoning change

Public Hearing Notice published April 29, 2019 and May 6, 2019 per M.G.L. Chapter 40A, Section 5.
A.

19.025 An Ordinance to Rezone Five Parcels from URC to CB and to Include Parcels in CBAD - referred to CR, LM and PB on 3/21/2019

5.

Items Referred to Committee

A.

18.231 An Ordinance Relative to Large-Scale Ground-Mounted Solar Arrays - Continuation of Public Hearing from 4/8/2019

History:
- Referred to Legislative Matters Committee and Planning Board - 1/17/2019
- Joint Public Hearing, LM and PB - 2/11/2019 (PB hearing continued to 3/28/2019; LM continued to 4/8/2019)
- Alternate version proposed by Public Shade Tree Committee
- PB opted for its own amendments; positively recommended ordinance as amended  - 3/28/2019
- Public Shade Tree Committee endorsement withdrawn
- At LM hearing, PB and PSTC advocated for two different thresholds of review: 1 acre vs. 3 acres - LM continued to 5/13/2019 with request that PB and PSTC reach consensus
B.

19.039 An Ordinance Relative to Parking on Main Street, Florence - referred by City Council - 4/4/2019

C.

19.052 An Ordinance Relative to Parking on Chestnut Street - referred by City Council 5/2/2019

D.

19.062 An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 5 of the Code of Ordinances by Amending Section 5-7 Special Municipal Employees - referred by City Council 5/2/2019

6.

New Business

7.

Adjourn

Contact B. Dwight at
bdwight8@comcast.net