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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 - Vice President
  • James Nash, Ward 3 - President
  • Garrick M. Perry, Ward 4
  • Alex Jarrett, Ward 5
  • Marianne L. LaBarge, Ward 6
  • Rachel Maiore, Ward 7


Meeting Agenda
 On-line Video Conference
 Meeting Date: February 3, 2022
 Meeting Time:  7 p.m.

The February 3, 2022 City Council 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://northamptonopenmedia.org/  
 
 Live public comment will be available using telephone call-in or video conferencing technology beginning at 7p.m. 

 

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1.

Roll Call

2.

Announcement that Meeting is Being Audio/Video Recorded

This meeting is being audio and video recorded.

3.

Public Hearings

4.

Public Comment

5.

Announcements from Councilors and the Mayor

6.

Presentations

7.

Consent Agenda

Rule 4.4.4 There shall be no debate or discussion by any City Council member regarding any item on the Consent Agenda, beyond asking questions for simple clarification.
Rule 4.4.5  Any item may be removed from the Consent Agenda upon the request of any City Council member prior to the taking of a vote on the motion to approve it.  All such items will be considered individually, in the order in which they were removed, immediately following consideration of the Consent Agenda.

A.

Minutes of January 20, 2022

C.

22.014 An Order to Accept a Gift for Replacing Sidewalk Sections Adjacent to 109 Main Street

D.

22.016 An Order Authorizing a Five-Year Contract for IT Services Department Equipment and Software

E.

22.028 Appointment to the Board of Health - for referral to City Services

Board of Health

Dallas Ducar, 4 Sunhill Drive, Florence

Term: January 2022-June 2025

To fill a vacancy

8.

Financial Orders (on 1st reading)

Rule 2.6.1.1.1 Process. Financial orders will be introduced and discussed at a full City Council meeting and referred to either the consent agenda of a future meeting or the Finance Committee for more public input, discussion and recommendation.

A.

22.026 An Order to Appropriate $45,000 in Whiting Street Trust Funds - 1st reading

9.

Financial Orders (on 2nd reading)

10.

Orders

11.

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.
A.

22.024 An Ordinance Relative to Stop Signs in the Village Hill Neighborhood

12.

Ordinances

13.

Zoning Ordinances (Not yet Referred)

Process Note:  M.G.L. Chapter 40A, Section 5 requires the City Council to submit zoning ordinances to the Planning Board for review within 14 days of receipt and for the Planning Board and City Council or a committee designated for that purpose to hold public hearings thereon, together or separately, prior to adoption.

14.

Resolutions

A.

22.023 A Resolution in Support of Student Loan Debt Cancellation - 1st reading

B.

22.027 A Resolution to Form a Select Committee to Study Barriers to Service on City Boards and Commissions - 1st reading

15.

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

16.

New Business

Rule 4.9 NEW BUSINESS. Any Councilor may introduce any written proposed order, ordinance, or resolution to be considered by the Council at the next meeting, but not to be debated during new business. 
 

17.

Adjourn

Contact:  Jim Nash, Council President
jimnashcitycouncil@gmail.com
(413) 582-0637