Pittsfield City Council Meeting - October 22, 2019

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02:28:18

Chapters

1. Open Microphone 00:01:19


2. Appointments 00:19:02

A communication from Mayor Tyer reappointing James H. Clark, Patricia Sheely, Cathy Carchedi and Beverly Grady to the Commission on Disabilities


3. Appointments 00:19:44

A communication from Mayor Tyer appointing Sheila A. Marinaro to the Council on Aging


4. Appointments 00:20:10

A communication from Mayor Tyer appointing Jose Gonzalez and Brad Walsh of the Berkshire County Sheriff's Office to the Council on Aging


5. Appointments 00:20:40

A communication from Mayor Tyer reppointing Theresa Bianchi, An


6. Communications - Mayor 00:21:16

A communication from Mayor Tyer submitting an Order to accept a grant of funds in the amount of $35,300 from the Massachusetts Cultural Council


7. Communications - Mayor 00:21:46

A communication from Mayor Tyer submitting an Order to accept a grant of funds in the amount of $24,899.18 from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency


8. Communications - Mayor 00:22:19

A communication from Mayor Tyer submitting an Order establishing a Public Works Stabilization Fund and further ording the 25% of the marijuana tax be dedicated to said fund


9. Communications - City Officers & Boards 01:15:34

A communication from Ellen Maxon, Chairperson for the Police Advisory and Review Board with an Ordinance to amend the Code of Pittsfield, Chapter 2, Administration, Article XXXVII


10. Reports of Committees 01:16:11

Report from the Community and Economic Development Committee A report from the Community and Economic Development Committee on a petition from Councilor Krol requesting a report on the Pittsfield Small Business Fund, recommending to accept the report (4/0)


11. Reports of Committees 01:17:10

A report from the Community and Economic Development Committee on a communication from Mayor Tyer submitting an Order requesting $140,000 in Pittsfield Economic Development Funds to assist Electro Magnetic Application, Inc. recommending to approve the order (4/0)


12. Reports of Committees 02:15:35

A report from the Finance Committee A report from the Finance Committee on a communication from Mayor submitting an Order amending Council Order #53 of 2015 to increase the authorization for the Pittsfield High School handicap ramp by $150,000, recommending to file (5/0)


13. Reports of Committees 02:16:10

A report from the Finance Committee on a communication from Mayor Tyer submitting an Order requesting a certified project and tax increment financing agreement for Electro Magnetic Application, Inc., recommending to approve the order (5/0)


14. Unfinished Business 02:16:53

A report from the Traffic Commission on a communication from Mayor Tyer submitting two traffic orders: a. Removal of No Parking Regulations on a portion of South Church Street; b. Removal of Taxicab Stand on the Southerly side of South Church Street, recommending to approve (4/0) [Tabled 10/8/19]


15. New Business 02:17:02

A petition from the residents of Brown Street requesting lighting on upper Brown Street for the safety of the neighborhood


16. New Business 02:18:03

A petition from Councilor Morandi requesting a stop sign be installed on the north and south sides at the intersection of Delancy Avenue and Elberon Avenue


17. New Business 02:19:00

A petition from Councilor Connell and President Marchetti requesting the Mayor to direct the Department of Public Services to repair non-working street lights and furnish an updated list of all non-working lights to the council


18. New Business 02:19:03

A communication from Councilor Connell requesting the Mayor present her decision regarding the use of the marijuana tax revenue


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