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 CITY COUNCIL
CITY OF NORTHAMPTON
MASSACHUSETTS  
 

 Councilors:  

  • Marissa Elkins, At-Large
  • Jamila Gore, At-Large
  • Stanley W. Moulton, III, Ward 1
  • Karen Foster, Ward 2
  • James Nash, Ward 3
  • Garrick M. Perry, Ward 4
  • Alex Jarrett, Ward 5
  • Marianne L. LaBarge, Ward 6
  • Rachel Maiore, Ward 7


Meeting Agenda
 Virtual Meeting
 Meeting Date:  January 3, 2022
 Meeting Time:  1 p.m.

The January 3, 2022 City Council Organizational Meeting will be held by 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://www.northamptonopenmedia.org/.

Live public comment will be available using telephone call-in or video conferencing technology beginning at 1 p.m.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR CALLING IN OR JOINING THE MEETING

Join the meeting: https://bit.ly/3sDu6hL
For telephone call-in, call:
+929 436-2866 US
MEETING ID: 886 9055 9887
PARTICIPANT #: #
PASSCODE: 093367

1.

Roll Call

2.

Public Comment

3.

Election of a City Council President for 2022 - 2023

4.

Election of a City Council Vice-President for 2022 - 2023

5.

Appointment of Enrollment Committee for 2022 - 2023

6.

22.001 An Order to Adopt City Council Rules for 2022 - 2023

7.

Interim Procedure for Conducting City Council Meetings

Council discussion/decision on format of City Council meetings until April 1, 2022. 
Process note: On June 16, 2021, Governor Baker signed into law An Act Extending Certain COVID-19 Measures Adopted During the State of Emergency. This Act includes an extension, until April 1, 2022, of the remote meeting provisions of his March 12, 2020, Executive Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law.  

Consideration of options:
- Remain remote
- Return in-person (would allow remote participation by councilors per recently-revised rules and acceptance of public comment by remote participation "as the technology allows.")
- Hybrid model

8.

Open Meeting Law, Conflict of Interest and Public Records Law - Attorney Seewald

9.

22.002 An Order to Set Date and Time of 2022-2023 City Council Meetings - Single Reading Only Required

10.

Administrative Items; i.e. - Council Committee Preferences, etc.

11.

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

12.

New Business

Contact: L. Krutzler, Administrative Assistant
citycouncil@northamptonma.gov
(413) 587-1210