Ways & Means Committee

Wednesday, December 15, 2021, 5:00 pm
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DATE: Wednesday, December 15, 2021

TIME: 5:00 p.m.

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1. Call to Order

CHAIR STATEMENT: This meeting is being recorded by the Ways and Means Committee. If any other persons present are doing the same you must notify the chairperson at this time.

  1. Roll Call

  1. Approval of Minutes – November 16, 2021. (Pg. 3)

  1. Public Hearing - None

  1. Motions
  • Approve $1,700 for Payment of Invoices from KP Law PC from FY22 Energy Department Budget. (Pg. 5)
  • Transfer $13,375 from Contract Stabilization for Central Maintenance Union Contract Wage Provisions. (Pg. 9)
  • Appropriate $34,359 from Contract Stabilization to fund a union contract for Clerical, Library and UE. (Pg. 19)
  • Appropriate $98,251 to fund union contract for SSEA. (Pg. 42)
  • Appropriate $82,092 from Free Cash to fund a union contract for Greenfield Police. (Pg. 60)
  • Appropriate $150,520 to fund union contract for DPW. (Pg. 72)
  • Appropriate $1,700,000 from Free Cash to Capital Stabilization Fund. (Pg. 100)
  • Appropriate $780,000 to develop the Greenfield Skate Park. (Pg. 103)
  • Approve Resolution of the City Council of the City of Greenfield, Massachusetts, to dedicate the land for the Greenfield skate park permanently for park, playground or recreation purposes. (Pg. 113)
  • FY2022 Tax Classification (Pg. 114)
  • Minimum Residential Factor
  • Residential Exemption
  • Small Commercial Exemption

  1. Public Comment

  1. Discussion

  1. Other business

  1. Next Meeting – Tuesday, January 18, 2022, 5:30 pm, City Hall Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, or via Webex, if required.

  1. Adjournment


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