Pittsfield City Council

*****NOTICE FROM THE CITY CLERK*****

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, Governor Baker issued an emergency Order on March 12, 2020, allowing public bodies' greater flexibility in utilizing technology in the conduct of meetings under the Open Meeting Law. The City of Pittsfield greatly values the participation of its citizens in the public meeting process, but given the current circumstances and recommendations at both the state and federal levels to limit or avoid public gatherings, together with the present closure of City Hall and other public buildings to the public, the City has decided to implement the "remote participation" procedures allowed under Governor Baker's emergency Order for all boards, committees, and commissions.

This means that:

  1. Meetings will be virtual,  in their entirety.
  2. The public will not be allowed into a Board/Committee meeting. "Public comment" portions of meetings will be temporarily suspended.
  3. However, the public will be provided with alternative access through which they can watch or listen to meetings "in real time," and meeting notices will specify the manner in which members of the public may access audio or video of the meeting as it is occurring.
  4. If, despite our best efforts, our technological capabilities do not adequately support public access to virtual or remote meetings, the City will ensure that an audio or video recording, transcript, or other comprehensive record of the proceedings at the meeting is posted on the City's website as soon as possible after the meeting.
  5. Notices for public hearings will contain additional information about how the public may participate via electronic/technological means.
  6. For executive session meetings, public access to the meeting will be limited to the open session portion(s) of the meeting only. Public access to any audio, video, internet or web-based broadcast of the meeting will be discontinued when the public body enters executive session.
  7. Where individuals have a right, or are required, to attend a public meeting or hearing, including executive session meetings, they will be provided with information about how to participate in the meeting/hearing remotely.
  8. Meeting notices will still be posted at least 48 hours in advance (not counting Saturdays, Sundays, or legal holidays), unless it is an emergency meeting as defined under the Open Meeting Law (in which event, the meeting notice will be posted with as much advanced notice as is possible in the circumstances). Minutes will still be taken.

Please check individual meeting agendas on the calendar on the City's website, located at Cityofpittsfield.org, for the latest information regarding meetings. Each meeting may experience unique circumstances that may require last minute changes in protocol, including cancellation or rescheduling. We appreciate your patience as we undergo this shift in a significant aspect of how the City conducts business.


 

The City Council is located at 70 Allen Street, Pittsfield, MA, 01201.  Meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays at 7:00pm in City Hall.  In July, August and December, the City Council only meets once on the second Tuesday.   

At- Large 
Peter Marchetti, Council President
63 Valentine Road
(413) 212-2163 - cell
(413) 499-7320 - home
pmarchetti@cityofpittsfield.org

 Marchetti2020

At- Large 
Peter White
239 Jason Street
(413) 464-9044 - home
pwhite@cityofpittsfield.org

 White2020

At- Large 
Earl G. Persip, III
27 Concord Parkway
(413) 281-4909
epersip@cityofpittsfield.org

 Persip2020

At-Large
Yuki Cohen
71 South St N304
(413) 347-2888
ycohen@cityofpittsfield.org

 Cohen2020

Ward 1
Helen Moon
37 Deerfield Street
(413) 446-8125
hmoon@cityofpittsfield.org

 Moon2020

Ward 2
Kevin J. Morandi
19 South Carolina Avenue
(413) 212-8742 - cell

kmorandi@cityofpittsfield.org

 Morandi2020

Ward 3
Nicholas J. Caccamo
15 Elmhurst Avenue
(413) 441-6461 - home
(413) 242-6206 - cell
ncaccamo@cityofpittsfield.org

 Caccamo2020

Ward 4 
Christopher J. Connell  
488 Pomeroy Ave
(413) 443-6779 - home
(413) 822-6008 - cell
cconnell@cityofpittsfield.org

 Connell2020

Ward 5
Patrick Kavey
66 Spadina Parkway
(413) 841-2770 - cell
pkavey@cityofpittsfield.org

 Kavey2020

Ward 6
Dina Guiel Lampiasi
8 Trova Terrace
(413) 433-8654 - cell
dlampiasi@cityofpittsfield.org

 GuielLampiasi2020

Ward 7
Anthony Maffuccio
256 Robbins Ave
(413) 499-4633 - home
amaffuccio@cityofpittsfield.org 

 Maffuccio2020