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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:  November 12, 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 October 7, 2019

4.
5:00P.M.

Public hearing on proposed zoning change

Public hearing notice published October 29, 2019 and November 5, 2019 per M.G.L. Chapter 40A, Section 5.
A.

19.149 An Ordinance to Rezone 37 Parcels from GI to OI and Portions of Two Parcels from GI to FFR

History:
- Referred by City Council to Planning Board and Legislative Matters (LM) - 10/3/2019
- PB public hearing held and forwarded with positive recommendation - 10/24/2019
5.

Items Referred to Committee

A.

19.125 An Ordinance Related to Wireless Antennas on Street Poles

History:
- Referred to Legislative Matters (LM) and Planning Board (PB) - 9/5/2019
- Public Hearing Held/Positive Recommendation, PB - 9/26/2019
- Public Hearing Held/Positive Recommendation with the stipulation that amended language be provided by the Office of Planning and Sustainability (OPS) to address concerns about placement of equipment on the pole - 10/7/2019
- Amended by City Council to strike word 5G from phrase "for the purpose of providing 5G wireless telecommunications."
- Referred back to Legislative Matters for further discussion - 10/17/2019

Process note:
Proposed amendments  were submitted by OPS to address concerns about the mounting height of antennas on the poles and the projection of equipment beyond the curb, but these amendments have not yet been accepted.
B.

19.136 An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 312 Vehicles and Traffic [to amend definitions of Parking Meter and Meter Violation]

History:
- Referred to Transportation & Parking Commission (TPC) and Legislative Matters (LM) - 9/19/2019
- Positive recommendation, TPC -- 10/15/2019
C.

19.153 Northampton Safe City Ordinance - referred by City Council 10/17/2019

D.

19.155 An Ordinance to Delete Reference to the Depot Lot from Section 312-110 - referred by City Council 10/17/2019

6.

Items Referred to Committee (City Council Referral Pending November 7, 2019)

A.

19.156 An Ordinance Relative to Parking on Phillips Place

B.

19.157 An Ordinance Relative to Parking on Walnut Street

C.

19.159 An Ordinance to Amend Section 312-109 [to Convert Six Long-Term Parking Spaces on Bridge Street to Two-Hour Parking]

D.

19.164 An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 16 Departmental Revolving Funds to Delete Senior Services Gift Shop Revolving Fund

7.

New Business

8.

Adjourn

Contact B. Dwight at
bdwight@comcast.net