Pittsfield City Council Meeting - February 23, 2021

Open Agenda

1. Open Micrphone 00:05:02


2. COVID-19 update from the Administration 00:11:31


3. Appointments 00:25:54

A communication from Mayor Tyer reappointing Joseph LaRoche, Robert E. Harrison and Ezra Small to the Green Commission


4. Appointments 00:27:22

A communication from Mayor Tyer reappointing Ellen Maxon, Michael Feldberg, Erin Sullivan and Alfred Barbalunga to the Police Advisory and Review Board


5. Communications from Her Honor the Mayor 00:28:53

A communication from Mayor Tyer appointing Julian Bernal, Kyle Dube, Brian Henault, Robert Horne, John Terra and Bradley Wheat as Police Officers with the Pittsfield Police Department


6. Communications from Her Honor the Mayor 00:29:50

A communication from Mayor Tyer submitting two Orders to accept a grant of funds in the amount of $1,300.00 from the MED-Project Drug Stewardship Program to the Pittsfield Police Department


7. Communications from Her Honor the Mayor 00:33:20

A communication from Mayor Tyer submitting an Order to accept an additional grant of funds in the amount of $5,000 from AmeriCorps Seniors for the Retired Senior Volunteer Program


8. Communications from Her Honor the Mayor 00:34:49

A communication from Mayor Tyer submitting an Ordinance amending the City Code, Chapter 16, Human Resources to sections 16-14, 16-17 and 16-21


9. Communications from Her Honor the Mayor 00:36:15

A communication from Mayor Tyer submitting an Ordinance amending the City Code, Chapter 16, Human Resources, Attachment 1, Compensation Schedules


14. Report from the CED Committee 00:37:41

A report from the Community and Economic Development Committee on an order from the Mayor requesting $960,000.00 in Pittsfield Economic Development Funds to fund infrastructure improvements on Dan Fox Drive, recommending to approve 5/0


11. Communications and Reports 01:29:33

A recommendation from the Community Development Board on an outdoor marijuana cultivation zoning petition, recommending to reject the petition in its current form


10. Public Hearing 01:30:57

A public hearing to amend City Code Chapter 23 Zoning, Article 23-2, Section 2.2, Article 23-4, Section 4.202, Article 23-7, Section 7.736, Section 7.854, Section 7.735, and Section 7.853, as proposed the amendment would prohibit outdoor commercial marijuana cultivation in all zoning districts


12. Communications and Reports 02:23:12

A report from the Ordinance and Rules Committee on a petition from Councilor Morandi requesting City Code, Chapter 8, Solid Waste and Disposal, be fully reviewed and revised where needed, referred to the Resource Recovery Committee


13. Report from the Public Works Committee 02:31:23

A report from the Public Works Committee on a petition from Councilor Morandi requesting the Mayor to eliminate the new bike lanes on North Street and return the two travel lanes for vehicles, recommending the petition be denied 3/2