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Holyoke Links & Information

City Council meetings are the
1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, 7:00 p.m.,
& are televised on Cable Ch. 15

2023 City Council Meeting Schedule

Recent Public Meeting Videos

Archive of All Past City Council Meeting Videos

Holyoke City Resources
City of Holyoke

Find out where you vote

Holyoke Property Viewer

Holyoke Police Department Audit

Property Tax Abatements and Exemptions
Exemptions are available to individuals who meet various requirements in the following categories:
  • Elderly (65 years or older): ***Effective FY 23 lowered from Age 67 to Age 65 at the request of Councilor Jourdain and adopted by City Council***
  • Click here for a brief overview of eligibility criteria
  • Blind
  • Widow/Widowers
  • Minor children with a deceased parent
  • Disabled Veterans
Other Resources

The Issue of the Christopher Columbus Holiday

All about Holyoke: The Good Neighbor Handbook

Holyoke Code of Ordinances

Special Permit Application for Speed Humps

Title 5, Septic Systems, MassDEP

Zoning Respources:
City of Holyoke Zoning Ordinances

OPED Economic Delelopment Resources

Pioneer Institute's MassCityStats

Pioneer Institute

Holyoke Police Department
Emergency: 911
Non-emergency: 536-6431
Anonymous "Tips Line": 533-TIPS (533-8477)

Police Arrest and Call logs

Massachusetts Crime Statistics

Allowing the Public to Vote on CPA Ballot question

Memo on lack of mayoral veto power on a CPA ballot question

Holyoke FY2024 Budget Items

(Download and view/rotate if required, in Acrobat Reader)

Kevin's Message on the FY 24 City Budget Vote [PDF]

FY 24 Budget Cuts Made [PDF]

Mayor's Proposed FY24 City Budget

2022 Holyoke Salary Database

Top 100 Salaries of Holyoke Public Service Employees,

Top 100 Salaries of Holyoke Public Service Employees,

Top 100 Salaries of Holyoke Public Service Employees,

Top 100 School Department Salaries,

Top 100 School Department Salaries,

Salaries for Holyoke Elected Officials,

Holyoke Bond Ratings: Moodys, Standard & Poor's
Compiled by Mass. Dept. of Revenue
See Municipal Bond Ratings
Select Moodys or S&P from "Bond Rating Agency"
Holyoke is on page 3 of Moodys listing, page 2 of S&P
To see only Holyoke, click "Municipalities:"
Uncheck "All," scroll down, check Holyoke

Holyoke Budgets over the years
Free Cash History, 2010-2020


Proposed 2016-2017


Cherry Sheets
FY 2024

FY 2023

FY 2010-2020

MA DOR Cherry Sheets, all towns

Older format, Holyoke:
FY 2014
FY 2013
FY 2012
FY 2011
FY 2010
FY 2009

MA DOR Reports

Final American Recovery Plan Act funding allocations
for the City of Holyoke, 2023

KeepHolyokeAffordableForAllpresentation KJ.ppsx

Kevin's Keep Holyoke Affordable for All
Informational Forum
Oct. 17, 2019

(PowerPoint Presentation you might have to Right click, "Save Target as")

Kevin's Budget Presentation to the
Holyoke Taxpayers Association,
Feb. 18, 2016

(PowerPoint Presentation you might have to Right click, "Save Target as")