Northampton City Council 5/3/2012

AGENDA

Public Comment — 7:00 P.M.

Regular Meeting — 7:05 P.M.

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL of MINUTES of April 19, 2012

PROCLAMATIONS, RESOLUTIONS, AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

Proclamation: Safe Prom and Graduation Season May — June 2012

Resolution to Amend the Constitution of the United States (2nd Reading)

Resolution: Northampton City Council Endorses the CDBG Year 29/FY2013 Action Plan to
be Submitted to U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the Program Year
Beginning July 1, 2012 (1st Reading)

ONE-MINUTE ANNOUNCEMENTS

APPOINTMENTS, ELECTIONS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS

8:00 p.m. Petition for Pole and Wire Locations — National Grid — North Farms Road

New Appointments to City Boards, Committees and Commissions (Recommended by Committee
on Appointments & Evaluations, meeting of April 9, 2012):

Arts Council
Joan Axelrod-Contrada — 10 Pine Street, Florence — term April 2012-April 2015 (vacancy)
Carl Russo — 13 Park Street, Florence — term April 2012 — April 2015 (vacancy)

Board of Public Works
K. Christopher Hellman — 218 Elm Street, Northampton — term March 2012- March 2015 (replacing
James Dostal)

Committee on Disabilities
Ellenor M. Rennell — Associate Member, 81 Conz Street, Northampton — term April 2012-April 2015
(vacancy)

Conservation Commission
Steven Sauter — Full member, 65 South Street #6, Northampton — term March 2012-March 2014
(replacing Sue Carbin)

Northampton Energy & Sustainability Commission
Kristina Hodges — 6 Ahwaga Avenue, Northampton — Term to Expire March 2015 (Associate
member, filling vacancy)

Housing Partnership
Toni B. Hochstadt — 28 Fruit Street, Northampton — term April 2012-April 2015 (vacancy)
Rachel Taylor-Doward — 29 North Maple Street, Florence — term April 2012-April 2015 (vacancy)

Human Rights Commission
Jordana Amato — 58 Fern Street, Florence — term April 2012-April 2015 (vacancy)
Vijay Prashad — 281 Prospect Street, Northampton — term April 2012-April 2015 (vacancy)
Rick Hart — 68 Leonard Street, Leeds — Term to Expire March 2015 (vacancy)

Planning Board
Karla Youngblood — 46 Rockland Heights Road, Northampton — Term to Expire March 2017
(Associate Member, filling vacancy)

Tree Committee
Andrew Putnam — 134A South Street, Northampton — term April 2012-April 2015 (replacing Susan
Ford)

Reappointments to City Boards, Committees and Commissions:

Recreation Commission
Thomas Parent — 57 Beacon Street, Florence — term June 2010–June 2013

New Appointments to City Boards, Committees and Commissions (To Be Referred to Committee
on Appointments & Evaluations):

Housing Partnership
Patty McGill — 103 South Street, Northampton — term May 2012-May 2015 (replacing Alan Ells)

Recreation Commission
Dan Smith — 597 Westhampton Road, Florence — term June 2012-June 2015 (replacing Kevin
Coffey) membership begins June 1, 2012
Thomas Dunphy — 6 Chesterfield Road, Leeds — term June 2012-June 2015 (replacing Theresa
Flynn) membership begins immediately, filling unexpired term of Terry Flynn

Transportation & Parking Commission
Richard E. Cooper — 136 S. Main Street, Florence — term May 2012-May 2015 (replacing expired
term of Paul Sustick)

LICENSE — Fireworks Display Permit — Northampton Family Fourth Committee — June 23, 2012
(rain date June 24, 2012) at 9:30 p.m. in Look Park

2012 LICENSE RENEWALS —

Second-Hand Dealers:

Taxicab: Peter Pan Bus Lines d/b/a The Green Cab Company, 1 Roundhouse Plaza

Sid Vintage, 279 Main Street

New York Shop Exchange, 32 Masonic Street

Modern Myths, LLC, 34 Bridge Street, #4

RECESS FOR FINANCE COMMITTEE

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES

Committee on Appointments & Evaluations Minutes of March 12, 2012

Finance Committee Minutes of March 27, 2012

Transportation & Parking Commission Minutes of March 20, 2012

PRESENTATIONS

STREET DISCONTINUANCE:

Petition for Discontinuance as a City Street Parcels H-1 and H-2, The Hammerhead Portion of
Village Hill Road (Refer to Planning Board and Board of Public Works)

FINANCIAL ORDERS

Financial Order: Authorization of “Energy and Sustainability Revolving Fund” of $75,000 (1st
Reading)

Financial Order: Transfer of $115,887.00 from Receipts Reserved Account for Ambulance Fees
(2335231-340660) to EMS Accounts (1st Reading)

Financial Order: City Council Rescission of Receipt Reserved for Appropriation
Fund “Ambulance Services” Effective July 1, 2012 (2nd Reading)

ORDERS

ORDINANCES

Ordinance:

Amend §312-117 Handicapped Parking (2nd Reading)

UPDATES FROM COUNCIL PRESIDENT AND COMMITTEE CHAIRS

NEW BUSINESS — Reserved for topics that the Chair did not reasonably anticipate would be
discussed.

ADJOURN

The next City Council meeting is May 17, 2012

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