Calendar

View All Calendars is the default. Choose Select a Calendar to view a specific calendar. Subscribe to calendar notifications by clicking on the Notify Me® button, and you will automatically be alerted about the latest events in our community.

Date:
February 21, 2024
Time:
6:00 PM
Location:

IN PERSON meeting at 50 Payson Ave., 2ndflr meeting area and REMOTE by Google Meet

Address:
Easthampton, MA 01027
Facebook Twitter Email

City Council

Wednesday, February 21, 2024


Google Meet joining info

Video call link: https://meet.google.com/rzf-nqaa-czb Or dial: (US) +1 628-400-8112 PIN: 572 795 226#

More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/rzf-nqaa-czb?pin=7505029843867

1.   Roll Call.

2.   Pledge of Allegiance.

** Oath of Office – Firefighter Aaron Bannish**

3.   Approval of Minutes:  None available for approval at this time

4.   Public Speak Time  (Opportunity to address the council regarding any topic not listed under Public Hearings)

5.  Public Hearing (starting at 6:15 p.m):

    a.  CPA Supplemental Appropriation:

        - $100,000 for Town Lodging House predevelopment activities to support & create affordable housing

6.  Communications from elected officials, boards and committees:

7.  Mayor Communications:

8.  Correspondence, Announcements & President/Vice-President Communications:

9.  REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES:

(First date after item = date referred to sub-committee, Second date = action deadline):

a.  FINANCE:

- Quarterly fiscal reports from the City Auditor (8-5-20)

- Charter required review of salaries for elected officials & appointed committees, etc. (1-17-24) (4-16-24)

CPA Supplemental Appropriations:

*      - $100,000 for pre-development costs for Town Lodging House rehab, support, etc. (2-7-24)(5-7-24)

* Public Hearing – Feb. 21, 2024

b.   PUBLIC SAFETY:

- Quarterly review of Public Safety departments (2-2-22)

- Roadway, infrastructure, and pedestrian safety items (9-6-23)

- Ordinance Review Committee’s final report (10-6-21) (3-24-24)

Amendments to Traffic Rules & Orders, Appendix A:

- Sec. 1-25 Parking prohibited on certain streets during certain hours (2-7-24) (5-7-24)

- Changes to amounts charged for parking violations (2-7-24) (5-7-24)

c.  APPOINTMENTS:

- Request to review process - Mayor & City Council appointments (9-6-23) (3-4-24)

- Ongoing agenda item request for board/committee vacancy review/recruitment (1-17-24) (4-16-24)

- Mayoral new appointments (6) (2-7-24) (3-23-24)

- Appointment to the Licensing Board (2-7-24) (3-23-24)

d.  ORDINANCE:

City Ordinance & Zoning Ordinance amendments:

- Amendments to the Electronic Message Center Sign Ordinance (4-5-23) (2-29-24)

e. PROPERTY:

**        - Pole location request (4 new poles/4 relocated poles - Loudville Road) (12-6-23) (3-5-24)

f.   RULES & GOVERNMENT RELATIONS:

    - Request Special Act to implement multi-winner ranked choice voting (12-6-23) (3-5-24)

    - Request from Councilor Denham to review the rules regarding council mtgs. (1-17-24) (4-16-24)

    - Request to amend Council Rule #5E (Order of Business) (1-17-24) (4-16-24)

    - Ceasefire Resolution (2-7-24) (5-7-24)

** Continued public Hearing – March 6, 2024

10.   Old Business/Pending:

11.  New Business (for referral to council committees for review):

a. New Mayoral appointments (4)

 


Map
Agenda
Facility Submit Event Print Email Event Subscription View RSS Feeds Select on Calendar Expand Collapse Previous Next Down Up Map Share Show more
Agenda