City of Chicopee, MA
Hampden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Aldermen (now City Council) of the City of Chicopee as Ch. 15 of the 1976 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Public Works Department — See Ch. 80.
[Amended 9-1-2009]
The City Messenger shall serve all notifications, summons and precepts, the service of which is not otherwise provided for, issued by the Mayor, the City Clerk, the President of the City Council, the City Council or by any committee of the same and make due return of such service; shall notify all members of committees of meetings thereof when requested by the City Clerk or the Clerk or Chairman of any committee; and shall deliver all notifications to officers of the City, elected or appointed, except as otherwise provided.
[Amended 9-4-1979]
The City Messenger shall:
Be custodian of the City Hall and Annex, the public safety complex, the Little Red School House, the library and fire station, the public building on Britton Street and the C&ROP building on Center Street. The City Messenger shall, under the direction of the Mayor, be custodian of all City buildings listed above. He shall be responsible for the maintenance of the buildings and grounds and have charge of all employees and records pertaining to the same.
Prepare rooms selected for polling places and have equipment available in due time for the proper conduct of elections.
Attend upon the sessions of the City Council and, under the direction of the committee or officers, provide such things as may be necessary for their accommodation or the accommodation of the committees while in session.
[Amended 9-1-2009]
The Assistant City Messenger and all other employees having the care and maintenance of the City Hall buildings and grounds shall be responsible to the City Messenger, under the direction of the Mayor.
The City Messenger shall in no case receive any fee, other than his salary, for his services in or about the City buildings, except for services at balls, fairs or festivals, rendered after the hour of 9:00 p.m. and any such fees received by him may be retained by him as his own property.
[Amended 10-16-1990[1]]
The City Messenger is directed to subdivide, line and number the municipal parking lot adjoining the City Hall Annex into 26 parking spaces, two designated for handicapped parking. The remaining parking spaces shall be assigned by the City Messenger for the use of municipal departments.
Editor's Note: This ordinance was vetoed by the Mayor 10-23-1990, which veto was overridden 11-8-1990.