City Council Meeting

Wednesday, July 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., July 21, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. at John Zon Community Center, 35 Pleasant St., to receive public input on the following:

  • Repurpose $20, 431.92 from Previous Authorization FY19-122 from the Repair of Green River Road to Paving Mackin Avenue.

The City Council may consider the same on Wed., July 21, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. at John Zon Community Center, 35 Pleasant St. Materials 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

July 21, 2021

219th Regular Meeting

7:00 p.m.

Webex Conferencing System

To join via computer:

https://greenfieldma.my.webex.com/greenfieldma.my/j.php?MTID=m643890ee8a3763e9c473a3227e65f97c

To join via phone:

+1-408-418-9388 United States Toll

Access code: 132 735 8693

To view the full agenda:

https://greenfield-ma.gov/files/City_Council_2021-07-21_Updated_Agenda.pdf

AGENDA

(Agenda amended 7-19-2021 10 am)

  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 June 17 & June 23, 2021, City Council meeting minutes. (Pg. 3)

  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:
  • Fernando Fleury, Director of IT for the City of Greenfield
  • Nick Ring, Executive Director of GCTV-15

  1. Public Comment

  1. Public Hearing(s) and Second Reading(s): (Pg. 15)
  • Repurpose $20, 431.92 from Previous Authorization FY19-122 from the Repair of Green River Road to Paving Mackin Avenue.

  1. Motions, Orders, and Resolutions
  1. Amend Rules of Procedure §565-2. Rule 2, Meetings; A: Regular Meetings, to Change Start Time of City Council Meetings to 6:00 pm. (Pg. 16)
  2. Accept the PACE Act as defined under MGL C23M, as set forth in the attached ordinance. (Pg. 17)
  3. Repurpose $20,431.92 from Previous Authorization FY19-122 from the Repair of Green River Road to Paving Mackin Avenue. (Pg. 23)
  4. Declaration of Real Estate at 382 Deerfield Street as Surplus Property. (Pg. 26)
  5. Authorize the Greenfield Montague Transportions Areas to sell 382 Deerfield Street. (Pg. 26) (Agenda amended 7-19-2021 10 am)
  6. Resolution to Renew the Crossroads Cultural District. (Pg. 31)
  7. Accept Gift of Land from the Heirs of Don & Sharon Lorenz of Greenfield located at 0 Bungalow Avenue. (Pg. 34)
  8. Authorize Mayor to Sell City Land located at 180 Laurel Street. (Pg. 36)

  1. Presentation of Petitions and Similar Papers

  1. Report of Committees

  1. Unfinished Business

  1. Old Business

  1. New Business – Council discussion to continue meetings through virtual or in person.

  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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