Pittsfield City Council Meeting - March 12, 2019

Open Agenda

Proclamations 00:01:14


1. Open Microphone 00:06:28


Item 2 00:19:09

A communication from Mayor Tyer appointing Lynn Wallace to the Police Advisory and Review Board


Item 3 00:20:10

A communication from Mayor Tyer appointing Steve Diamond to the Commission on Disabilities


Item 4 00:20:35

A communication from Mayor Tyer reappointing Michael Summers to the Board of Health


Item 5 00:21:01

A communication from Mayor Tyer submitting an Order accepting a grant of funds in the amount of $8,000.00 from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security-Highway Safety Division


Item 6 00:21:29

Public hearing on a petition from Verizon New England, Inc. and NSTAR Electric Company d/b/a Eversource, requesting permission to place one (1) jointly owned pole on Lyman Street


Item 7 00:23:15

Public hearing on a petition from Verizon New England, Inc. and NSTAR Electric Company d/b/a Eversource, requesting permission to relocate seven (7) jointly owned pole on East Street


Item 8 00:24:31

Public hearing on a petition from the Zoning Board of Appeals to amend the City Code, Chapter 23, Article 23-2 Section 2.2; Article 23-4 Section 4.202; Article 23-7 Section 7.737; Article 23-7 Section 7.855. To establish standards and reasonable regulations for the siting of solar energy generation facilities


Item 9 01:04:09

A report from the Ordinance and Rules Committee on an Ordinance amending the City Code, Chapter 23, Zoning, recommending the Ordinance be approved as amended voted unanimously (4-0)


Item 10 01:20:18

A report from the Ordinance and Rules Committee on a petition from Alex Blum in requesting to add to the City Council Rules that it is the City Clerk's obligation to notify the petitioner of the petitions status, recommending it be referred to the City Clerk voted unanimously (4-0)


Item 11 01:21:07

A report from the Community and Economic Development Committee on an Order authorizing the City of Pittsfield to allocate $250,000.00 in Pittsfield Economic Development Funds to be used for the City of Pittsfield Exterior Home Improvement Loan Program, recommending the Order be approved voted unanimously (4-0)


Item 12 02:42:29

A report from the Traffic Committee on a petition from Councilor Simonelli requesting that Overlook Road be converted to a one-way street (northeast bound) starting at #242 Hancock Road continuing on Saddleball Road ending on Waubeek Road, recommending that the petition be filed, voted unanimously


Item 16 02:43:02

A petition from Michael King, requesting to appear before the City Council to present the services provided by the Pittsfield Veterans Outreach Center


Item 15 02:51:47

A report from the Ordinance and Rules Committee on an Ordinance amending the City Code, Chapter 8 Solid Waste Collection and Disposal, banning single use plastic bags recommending to approve as amended (Tabled from 2/26/19)