Public Safety Comission

Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 6:00 pm
35 Pleasant Street
A meeting of the Public Safety Commission


July 25, 2018 at 6 p.m.

23 Pleasant Street, Greenfield

CORRECTED: 35 Pleasant Street, Greenfield

John Zon Community Center


  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Prior minutes approval – May 30, 2018
  4. Public Safety Complex Consolidation Forum
    1. Moderator – John Lunt
    2. Introduction – Mayor Martin
      • Why this infrastructure upgrade is necessary for Greenfield-Mayor Martin
      • History of research and council support-Commissioners-Mayor Martin
      • Request for proposals(RFP)-Mayor Martin
      • Fire house issues and concerns now and in the future/why it is necessary to re-locate fire department services-Chief Strahan
      • Cost of upgrading current fire house facilities-Chief Strahan
      • Modern approach to Emergency Operation Center (EOC)-Chief Strahan
      • Importance of consolidating law enforcement facilities in new infrastructure-Chief Haigh
      • Deficiencies in current building and maintaining state accreditation ratings-Chief Haigh
      • Modernizing dispatch facilities and potential benefits-Chief Haigh
      • Cost of upgrading current facilities-Chief Haigh
      • Cost saving due to centralized operations-Chief Haigh, Chief Strahan
      • Finance options and future cost savings-Elizabeth Braccia, Finance Director
      • Response to RFP-Robyn Provost, Vice President Mowry & Schmidt Inc. for Billy Walker, Owner of Dyer Investment Co.
      • New facility space needs assessment-Dennis Ross, Pacheco Ross Architects and Roby Provost, Morwy & Schmidt Inc.
  5. Conclusion-Mayor Martin
  6. Invite comments

NOTE: Other city personnel and outside agency representatives may address various topics and they may include: Deputy Chief Mark Williams; Mark Smith, Assistant to the Mayor; Lindsay Rowe, Mayor’s Office; Audrey LaBonte, Chief Procurement Officer; MJ Adams, Economic Development; DPW representatives and Greenfield Savings Bank representatives.

Open Floor – Public Question and Answer Time

Please sign in to speak

Next Meeting: August 29, 2018 5 p.m. Greenfield Police Department


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