Buses, computers, supplies, and other miscellany from the Budget & Finance Subcommittee

I managed to catch pieces and parts of the School Committee’s Budget & Finance Subcommittee meeting this morning. The main agenda item for the meeting was an update on the FY211 budget, and GPS Business Manager Andy Paquette was at the meeting to review the report he had generated and answer the committee members’ questions.…

Should Greenfield landlords be required to have vacant rental units inspected?

A significant portion of the Appointments & Ordinance Committee’s November 11 meeting was devoted to a proposed ordinance that would require vacated rental units in Greenfield to be inspected by the Board of Health before they can be rented out to a new tenant. Under the proposed ordinance, if the BOH finds the unit to…

The EDC considers zoning amendments, property assessments (or the lack thereof), and the First National Bank.

It’s a few days late, but I managed to catch up on this past Tuesday’s meeting of the Economic Development Committee of the Greenfield City Council. It was a fairly brief meeting (as these things go), and the agenda covered three main topics: An update from MJ Adams An update on the review of Boards…