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CITY COUNCIL
CITY OF NORTHAMPTON
MASSACHUSETTS  

 Councilors:  
  • President Ryan R. O'Donnell, At-Large
  • William H. Dwight, At-Large
  • Maureen T. Carney, Ward 1
  • Dennis P. Bidwell, Ward 2
  • James Nash, Ward 3
  • Vice-President 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:  August 15, 2019
Meeting Time:  7:00pm


1.

Announcement of Audio/Video Recording

This meeting is being audio/video recorded.
2.

Public Comment

3.

Updates from Council President and Committee Chairs

4.

Recognitions and One-Minute Announcements by Councilors

5.

Communications and Proclamations from the Mayor

6.

Resolutions

7.

Recess for Committee on City Services (See Separate Agenda)

8.

Consent Agenda

A.

Minutes of July 11, 2019

B.

19.111 Appointments to Various Committees - City Services recommendations pending

Board of Assessors

 Margo E. Welch, 349 Coles Meadow Road, Northampton

Term:  July 2019-June 2022

Reappointment

Disability Commission

Michal C. Morton, 95 Washington Avenue, Northampton

Term:  July 2019-June 2022

To fill a vacancy

Human Rights Commission

Davina Miller, 33 Summer Street, Northampton

Term:  July 2019-June 2022

Reappointment

Board of Registrars

Joseph Tarantino, 110 N. Elm Street, Northampton

Term:  July 2019-June 2022

To fill a vacancy


9.

Recess for Committee on Finance (See Separate Agenda)

10.

Financial Orders (on 1st reading pending Finance review)

Rule 2.6 requires the Finance Committee to consider certain financial matters.
A.

19.117 An Order to Award Contract for FY2020 Audit to Scanlon and Associates - 1st reading

B.

19.118 An Order to Authorize Payment of Prior Year Bills - 1st reading

Process note: The Mayor's office respectfully requests two readings to expedite payment.
C.

19.119 An Order to Authorize Intermunicipal Agreement with Worthington for Part-Time PE Teacher - 1st reading

11.

Financial Orders (on 2nd reading)

12.

Orders

A.

19.113 An Order Authorizing the City of Northampton to Disqualify Bidders on Municipal Contracts Who Participate in the Design, Manufacture or Maintenance of Nuclear Weapons - 1st reading

B.

19.115 An Order Relative to Temporary Stop Signs on Fulton Avenue - 1st reading

Process note: Two readings are requested to authorize temporary sign placement.
C.

19.116 An Order to Designate Four Voting Representatives and Authorize Them to Vote on 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) - 1st reading

13.

Ordinances (Not yet Referred)

Rule 5.2.3 provides that no ordinance shall be voted on by the City Council until it has been considered by the Committee on Legislative Matters.
14.

Ordinances

A.

19.025 An Ordinance to Rezone Five Parcels from URC to CB and to Include Parcels in CBAD - 2nd reading

History:
- Referred to Community Resources, Legislative Matters and Planning Board - 3/21/2019
- Positive recommendation, Planning Board - 4/11/2019
- Legislative Matters Committee opened public hearing 5/13/2019 and continued to 6/10/2019 at 5 p.m.
- Positive recommendation, Community Resources - 5/20/2019
- Positive recommendation, Legislative Matters - 6/10/2019
- Passed 1st reading - 7/11/2019
B.

19.102 An Ordinance Relative to Parking on Glendale Road - 1st reading

History:
- Referred by City Council to Legislative Matters (LM) - 7/11/2019
- LM recommendation expected 8/12/2019
C.

19.105 An Ordinance to Rezone Five Parcels from General Industrial to Office Industrial - 1st reading

History:
- Referred to Legislative Matters (LM) and Planning Board (PB) - 7/11/2019
- PB public hearing and recommendation pending - 8/8/2019
- LM public hearing and recommendation pending - 8/12/2019
D.

19.110 An Ordinance Relative to Bus Stops on Bridge Street - 1st reading

History:
- Referred to Legislative Matters (LM) - 7/11/2019
- LM recommendation pending - 8/12/2019
15.

Information Requests (Charter Provision 2-7) and Committee Study Requests

Contact:  R. O'Donnell, Council President
ryan@ryanodonnell.org or 
(413) 570-3159