cityseal

Committee on City Services
and the Northampton City Council

Committee Members:
Chair:  Councilor Marianne L. LaBarge
Vice-Chair:  Councilor Karen Foster
Councilor Rachel Maiore
Councilor Michael J. Quinlan, Jr.



MEETING AGENDA
 Date:  September 9, 2020
Time: 4 p.m.
Virtual Meeting

The September 9, 2020 City Services Committee meeting will be held via remote participation. The public can follow the council's deliberations by watching the meeting live on Comcast channel 15, live-streaming it on youtube or joining the virtual meeting by phone or computer.  For the active youtube link, please see Northampton Open Media's website: http://northamptonopenmedia.org/ 

Live public comment will be available using telephone call-in or video conferencing technology beginning at 4 p.m. 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR CALLING IN OR JOINING THE MEETING

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1.

Meeting Called to Order and Roll Call

2.

Announcement of Audio/Video Recording

This meeting is being audio/video recorded.
3.

Public Comment

4.

Minutes of Previous Meetings

A.

Minutes of August 20, 2020

5.
4:00P.M.

Departmental Update - Central Services Department

Presentation by Central Services Director David Pomerantz
6.
4:30P.M.

Departmental Update - IT Services Department

Presentation by IT Services Director Antonio Pagan
General Update on IT activities with a focus on the challenges of the start of school/remote learning and remote operation of city departments
7.

Items Referred to Committee

A.

20.106 Appointments to Various Committees, referred to City Services Committee 8/20/2020

Arts Council

Matthew Vanderslice, 231 Elm St. Rear, Northampton, MA - Councilor Foster

Term:  July 2020-June 2023

To fill a vacancy

Lori Steiner, 18 Ridgewood Terrace, Northampton, MA - Councilor Quinlan

Term:  July 2020-June 2023

Reappointment

Board of Health

Dr. Suzanne Smith, 134 State St., Northampton, MA - Councilor Maiore

Term:  July 2020-June 2023

Reappointment

Conservation Commission

Kevin Lake, 35 Washington Ave., Northampton, MA - Councilor Foster

Term:  July 2020-June 2023

Reappointment

Downtown Business Architecture Committee

Emily Wright, 244 South St., Northampton, MA - Councilor LaBarge

Term:  July 2020-June 2023

To fill a vacancy

Human Rights Commission

Nural Mohammed, 34 Michelman Ave., Apt. 2, Northampton, MA - Councilor Quinlan

Term:  July 2020-June 2023

Reappointment

Human Rights Commission (continued)

Deidre Cuffee-Gray, 2 Burts Pit Rd., Northampton, MA - Councilor LaBarge

Term:  August 2020-June 2023

To fill a vacancy

Chelsea Villareal, 23A Lyman Rd. Northampton, MA - Councilor Maiore

Term:  August 2020-June 2023

To fill a vacancy



8.

New Business

A.

Upcoming Departmental Presentations

Ideas for departmental presentations/information requests for October/November
9.

Adjourn

Contact:   Marianne L. LaBarge
mlabargeward6@aol.com
413.584.8937
Phone: 413-584-2904
Phone: 413-584-2904
Phone: 413-584-2904