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CITY COUNCIL
CITY OF NORTHAMPTON
MASSACHUSETTS  

 Councilors:  
  • President Gina-Louise Sciarra, At-Large
  • William H. Dwight, At-Large
  • Michael J. Quinlan, Jr., Ward 1
  • Karen Foster, Ward 2
  • Vice-President James Nash, Ward 3
  • John Thorpe, Ward 4
  • Alex Jarrett, Ward 5
  • Marianne L. LaBarge, Ward 6
  • Rachel Maiore, Ward 7

Meeting Agenda
On-line Video Conference
Meeting Date:  October 1, 2020
Meeting Time:  7 p.m.

The October 1, 2020 City Council 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 7 p.m. 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR CALLING IN OR JOINING THE MEETING

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1.

Announcement that Meeting is Being Held Via Remote Participation and Audio/Video Recorded

This meeting is being held via remote participation and audio/video recorded.
2.

Public Comment

3.

Roll Call

4.

Public Hearings

A.

Public Hearing on 20.109 National Grid/Verizon New England Pole Petition for Prospect Street (Petition #29914250)

Per M.G.L. Ch. 166, Section 22, a public hearing will be held on Thursday, October 1, 2020 @ 7:05 p.m. on the petition of National Grid/Verizon New England to erect poles and wires upon, along, under or across one or more public ways. (Petition #29914250 - Prospect Street)
5.

Updates from Council President and Committee Chairs

6.

Recognitions and One-Minute Announcements by Councilors

7.

Communications and Proclamations from the Mayor

8.

Resolutions

9.

Presentations

10.

Consent Agenda

11.

Recess for Committee on Finance (See Separate Agenda)

12.

Financial Orders (on 1st reading pending Finance review)

Rule 2.6 requires the Finance Committee to consider certain financial matters.
13.

Financial Orders (on 2nd reading)

A.

20.118 An Order to Appropriate $54,075 in CPA Funds for West Farms Road APR Project - 2nd reading

History:
- Positive recommendation, Finance Committee - 9/17/2020
- Passed 1st reading - 9/17/2020
B.

20.122 An Order to Appropriate FY2021 CPA Funds for Community Preservation Purposes - 2nd reading

History:
- Positive recommendation, Finance Committee - 9/17/2020
- Passed 1st reading - 9/17/2020
14.

Orders

15.

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.
16.

Ordinances

17.

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

18.

New Business

19.

Adjourn

20.

Announcement that meeting is being held via remote participation and Audio/Video Recorded

This meeting is being held via remote participation and audio/video recorded.
Contact:  G-L Sciarra, Council President
glsciarra@northamptonma.gov 
(413) 570-3133