City Council Meeting

Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 7:00 pm
via Webex (link to be provided via Agenda)

PUBLIC HEARING

In accordance with Home Rule Charter, the Greenfield City Council will hold a public hearing on Wed., April 21, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. at John Zon Community Center, 35 Pleasant St., or via Webex, if required, https://greenfieldma.my.webex.com/greenfieldma.my/j.php?MTID=mc0fefa5b2170baf79d6ccfcef372b855to receive public input on the following:

  • FY2022 Mayor Capital Budget
  • Authorize 5 to 7 year lease to procure an ambulance not to exceed a financed price of $295,000.
  • Appropriate $90,000 from Fund 8402 Capital Stabilization for DPW Gravel Crushing Costs.
  • Appropriate $35,000 from Fund 8402 Capital Stabilization for DPW Yard HVAC Upgrades.
  • Appropriate $100,000 for the Sidewalk Replacement Program.
  • Appropriate $100,000 for the Highway Road Program.
  • Appropriate $145,000 for Equipment & Related Costs of GCET Expansion and Customer Installation.
  • Appropriate $492,687 for the Reconstruction of Sanderson Street.
  • Appropriate $350,000 for the Design and Construction of a City Skate Park.
  • Appropriate $50,000 for Beacon Park Recreation Upgrades.
  • Appropriate $574,205 for Sewer Upgrades, Repairs & Replacement for Reconstruction of Sanderson Street.
  • Appropriate $469,525 for Water Upgrades, Repairs & Replacement for Reconstruction of Sanderson Street.
  • Appropriate $1,350,000 for the Police Station Update & Reconfiguration.
  • Appropriate $200,000 for Replacement of a Water Dump Truck.
  • Appropriate $25,000 for a Water Rates Study, Asset Management & Emergency Response.
  • Appropriate $91,000 for Waste Water Treatment Plant Electrical Upgrades.

The City Council may consider the same on Wed., April 21, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. at John Zon Community Center, 35 Pleasant St., or via Webex, if required, https://greenfieldma.my.webex.com/greenfieldma.my/j.php?MTID=mc0fefa5b2170baf79d6ccfcef372b855Materials can be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office, 14 Court Sq. from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Mon. - Fri. or phone 413-772-1555, x. 6163.

Penny Ricketts, Greenfield City Council President

Greenfield City Council

April 21, 2021

216th Regular Meeting

7:00 p.m.

Webex Conferencing System

To join via computer:

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To join via phone:

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To view the full agenda:

https://greenfield-ma.gov/files/City_Council_2021-04-21_Agenda.pdf

AGENDA

  1. Call to Order -

CHAIRS STATEMENT: This meeting is being recorded and videotaped by the City Council and GCTV-15. If any other persons present are doing the same you must notify the chairperson at this time.

  1. Roll Call of Members

  1. Pledge of Allegiance (voluntary)

  1. Approve the March 17, 2021 City Council meeting minutes (Pg. 4)

  1. Communications from Superintendent of Schools and School Committee

  1. Communications from Mayor, City Officers and Employees

  1. Communications from other City Employees as needed, by invitation

  1. Public Comment

  1. Public Hearing(s) and Second Reading(s): (Pg. 20)
  • FY2022 Mayor Capital Budget
  • Authorize 5 to 7 year lease to procure an ambulance not to exceed a financed price of $295,000.
  • Appropriate $90,000 from Fund 8402 Capital Stabilization for DPW Gravel Crushing Costs.
  • Appropriate $35,000 from Fund 8402 Capital Stabilization for DPW Yard HVAC Upgrades.
  • Appropriate $100,000 for the Sidewalk Replacement Program.
  • Appropriate $100,000 for the Highway Road Program.
  • Appropriate $145,000 for Equipment & Related Costs of GCET Expansion and Customer Installation.
  • Appropriate $492,687 for the Reconstruction of Sanderson Street.
  • Appropriate $350,000 for the Design and Construction of a City Skate Park.
  • Appropriate $50,000 for Beacon Park Recreation Upgrades.
  • Appropriate $574,205 for Sewer Upgrades, Repairs & Replacement for Reconstruction of Sanderson Street.
  • Appropriate $469,525 for Water Upgrades, Repairs & Replacement for Reconstruction of Sanderson Street.
  • Appropriate $1,350,000 for the Police Station Update & Reconfiguration.
  • Appropriate $200,000 for Replacement of a Water Dump Truck.
  • Appropriate $25,000 for a Water Rates Study, Asset Management & Emergency Response.
  • Appropriate $91,000 for Waste Water Treatment Plant Electrical Upgrades.

  1. Motions, Orders, and Resolutions
  • FY2022 Mayor Capital Budget
  1. Authorize 5 to 7 year lease to procure an ambulance not to exceed a financed price of $295,000. (Pg. 22)
  2. Appropriate $90,000 from Fund 8402 Capital Stabilization for DPW Gravel Crushing Costs. (Pg. 25)
  3. Appropriate $35,000 from Fund 8402 Capital Stabilization for DPW Yard HVAC Upgrades. (Pg. 28)
  4. Appropriate $100,000 for the Sidewalk Replacement Program. (Pg. 31)
  5. Appropriate $100,000 for the Highway Road Program. (Pg. 34)
  6. Appropriate $145,000 for Equipment & Related Costs of GCET Expansion and Customer Installation. (Pg. 37)
  7. Appropriate $492,687 for the Reconstruction of Sanderson Street. (Pg. 40)
  8. Appropriate $350,000 for the Design and Construction of a City Skate Park. (Pg. 43)
  9. Appropriate $50,000 for Beacon Park Recreation Upgrades. (Pg. 46)
  10. Appropriate $574,205 for Sewer Upgrades, Repairs & Replacement for Reconstruction of Sanderson Street. (Pg. 48)
  11. Appropriate $469,525 for Water Upgrades, Repairs & Replacement for Reconstruction of Sanderson Street. (Pg. 51)
  12. Appropriate $1,350,000 for the Police Station Update & Reconfiguration. (Pg. 54)
  13. Appropriate $200,000 for Replacement of a Water Dump Truck. (Pg. 57)
  14. Appropriate $25,000 for a Water Rates Study, Asset Management & Emergency Response. (Pg. 60)
  15. Appropriate $91,000 for Waste Water Treatment Plant Electrical Upgrades. (Pg. 63)
  16. Approve Twenty (20) Year Contract between City of Greenfield and Riverside Water District. (Pg. 66)
  17. Mayor’s Reappointment – Donna Woodcock, Franklin County Technical School (Pg. 72)

  1. Presentation of Petitions and Similar Papers

  1. Report of Committees

  1. Unfinished Business

  1. Old Business

  1. New Business

First Reading (Pg. 75)

  • FY2022 Operating Budget
  • Appropriate $54,472,520 for FY2022 General Fund Budget.
  • Appropriate $100,000 from Fund 8406 – OPEB Stabilization Fund – to reduce FY2022 Tax Rate.
  • Establish Spending Limits on Revolving Funds not to exceed $540,950.
  • Appropriate $1,403,465 for FY2022 Water Enterprise Fund.
  • Appropriate $2,247,635 for FY2022 Sewer Enterprise Fund.
  • Appropriate $1,771,602 for FY2022 GCET Enterprise Fund

  1. Motions for Reconsideration

  1. Adjournment

EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY BE CALLED

*Please note that the list of topics was comprehensive at the time of posting, however, the public body may consider and take action on unforeseen matters not specifically named in this notice. Posted in accordance with M.G.L.c 30A § 18-25.

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