cityseal
 Committee on Finance 
 and the Northampton City Council

                                  Councilor Rachel Maiore, Chair
Councilor Marianne L. LaBarge, Vice Chair
 Councilor Stanley W. Moulton, III 
 Councilor Jim Nash

Online Meeting via Teleconference

Meeting Date:  April 14, 2022
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Virtual meeting
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1.

Meeting Called to Order

2.

Roll Call

3.

Approval of Minutes from the Previous Meeting

4.
7:15P.M.

Public Hearing to Consider Altering the Lay Out of Portions of Parsons St, Union St, Pomeroy Ter, Hawley St, & Holyoke St

5.

Financial Orders

A.

22.066 An Order Authorizing Acquisition of Easements for Alteration of Public Ways for MA Safe Routes to School Program

Process note: The Planning Board positively recommended alteration of the portions of roadway as proposed at its regular meeting on March 24, 2022. If the council determines that “common convenience and necessity” would be served by the laying out of the way, the council must make the necessary takings to acquire the easements needed for the way.

At the 3/31/2022 the City Council approved to refer this order to the Committee on Finance.

B.

22.067 An Order to Alter the Layout of Portions of Certain Streets - Parsons Street, Union Street, Pomeroy Terrace, Hawley Street and Holyoke Street

Process note: The process for the laying out, alteration, relocation and discontinuance of public ways is spelled out in M.G.L. Chapter 82, Section 1. The city solicitor has described the procedure the City Council is to follow based on the steps set forth in this statute. 

At the 3/31/2022 the City Council approved to refer this order to the Committee on Finance.



C.

22.071 An Order to Approve $50,000 from Short Term Rental Impact Fees to Affordable Housing

At the 3/31/2022 the City Council approved to refer this order to the Committee on Finance.

6.

New Business

-Reserved for topics that the Chair did not reasonably anticipate would be discussed.
7.

Adjourn

Contact: Rachel Maiore at rmaiore@northamptonma.gov
or  413-923-4318