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North Adams City Council MeetingMay 26, 2020
Meetings & Notices
CITY OF NORTH ADAMS, MASSACHUSETTS
Office of the City Clerk
North Adams City Council Meeting
May 26, 2020
City Council Meeting May 26, 2020
Pursuant to Governor Baker’s March 12, 2020 Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §18, and the Governor’s March 15, 2020 Order imposing strict limitation on the number of people that may gather in one place, this meeting of the North Adams City Council will be conducted via remote, no in-person attendance of members of the public will be permitted, This meeting can be viewed live on the Northern Berkshire Community Television station and will be posted to their website as soon as possible
I hereby notify that at twelve noon today, May 20, 2020, the following items of business have been filed with this office and will be acted upon at the regular meeting in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, Tuesday Evening May 26, 2020 at seven-thirty o’clock according to Section 8, Rules and Orders of the City Council.
Deborah M. Pedercini
REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL
May 26, 2020
Moment of silent remembrance
Approval of the minutes of May 12, 2020
11,874 Mayor’s communication #26 requesting time to give an update on the COVID-19 pandemic.
11,790 Communication submitted by Councilor Bona regarding short term rentals and requirements of the City which was postponed at the meeting of January 28, 2020.
11,811 Communication submitted by Councilor LaForest requesting a process for appealing to the City Solicitor, which was postponed at the meeting of April 28, 2020.
11,812 Communication submitted by Councilor LaForest regarding Public Arts Commission and Planning Board, case number SPA2019-27, Mass MoCA Foundation, Inc., for property located at 25 Marshall Street which was postponed at the meeting of March 26, 2020.
11,826 An Ordinance amending the revised Ordinances of the City of North Adams regarding the various fees established in the City Code, which was postponed at the meeting of March 24, 2020.
11,840 An Order authorizing a study in regards to the restoration of “children’s pillar art” located at Route 2, bridge Veterans Memorial Drive, which was postponed at the meeting of March 24, 2020
11,862 Communication submitted by Councilor Bona regarding the North Adams Youth Commission, which was postponed at the meeting of April 14, 2020.
11,875 A Resolution submitted by Councilor Harpin in support of expanded Absentee Voting and Vote by Mail, during the Covid-19 global pandemic.
11,876 Communication submitted by Councilor Lamb addressing speed limits and safety concerns in the Autumn Drive and Birchwood Terrace area.
COMMITTEE REPORTS AND MINUTES
An application from Timothy Randall, 55 Cummings Avenue, Williamstown, MA, for a secondhand license under the business name of Sanford & Kid, located at 160 Houghton Street, North Adams.
LIAISON UPDATES AND COUNCILOR CONCERNS