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City of Haverhill March 29, 2005 Meeting of the City Council was held at 7:00 o’clock P.M.

Present,-President Michitson, Councillors Daly O’Brien Fossarelli, Hart, DesMarais, Scatamacchia, Hall and Macek

Absent,-Councillor Ryan

Councillor Scatamacchia was appointed to read the records for the present week and the past week.

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Notice was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointment of Rocco J Coppola to the Zoning Review Advisory Committee. Said appointment effective March 25, 2005.

PLACED ON FILE Document:8-T

Notice was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointment of Jane Parent to the Zoning Review Advisory Committee. Said appointment effective March 25, 2005.

PLACED ON FILE Document:8-U

PETITIONS

Applications were received for Tag Days from the following:

 

  • Haverhill Recreation/HHS Athletics April 4

On motion of Councillor Daly O’Brien to grant license and also to waive fee, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 8, Absent 1 and GRANTED Document:15-V

  • Knights of Columbus October 14,15

GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:15-W

Applications were received for Hawker/Peddler licenses from

the following:

 

  • Robert Tandy to sell hotdogs, kielbasa, soda, chips and water at Washington Square, Monday – Friday, 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM.

GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:16-B

  • Jon Cummins to sell tools at the VFW, 64 Kenoza av, April 13 th, 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:16-C

Application was received for a 2005 Drainlayer license from

  • Joseph J Scott.

GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:29-E

Communication was received from Councillor DesMarais requesting to update the Council on releasing the RFP for leasing the former Armory.

PLACED ON FILE Document:42-B

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

A communication from Councillor Daly O’Brien requesting to introduce members of the Haverhill Community Violence Coalition to make a presentation on an event planned for May 7 th.

PLACED ON FILE Document:4-U

 

ORDERED: That the sum of $371,000 be raised and appropriated from the Waste to Energy Grant, available receipts and transferred to the Salary Reserve Account.

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document: 7-D

NEW BUSINESS

Councillor Hall introduced Document 44 To Wit: ORDERED: THAT THE FOLLOWING HOME-RULE PETITION BE ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL AND FORWARDED TO THE GENERAL COURT HOME RULE PETITION AN ACT RELATIVE TO A VOTING PRECINCT IN THE CITY OF HAVERHILL

Be it enacted, etc. as follows: Section 1. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, Ward 3, representative, senatorial or Councilor districts but shall have two polling places for the purposes of voting at any state or municipal elections. One such polling location shall be located at the Washington Square, Elderly Housing, 25 Washington Square, to serve voters residing at 25 Washington Square and shall be known as Ward 3, Precinct 1A and the other polling location shall be located at the Citizen’s Center, 10 Welcome Street to serve all others in Ward 3, precinct 1 and shall be known as Ward 3, Precinct 1.

Section 2. The board of registrars and the City Clerk of the City of Haverhill may take all necessary actions to assure compliance with this act including, but not limited to assuring the accuracy of the voting lists as located at each polling location set forth in Section 1. The board of registrars and the City Clerk shall divide Ward 3, Precinct 1 into sub precincts as set forth in Section 1, and only the names of voters who reside in each sub precinct shall appear on the voting list for that sub precinct.

Section 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:44

Councillor Macek introduced Document 12=-C To Wit: ORDERED: That the City Council authorize the Purchasing Department to proceed with the final disposition of the following list of obsolete surplus equipment.

HUMAN SERVICES

  • 1987 Ford F 250 Pick-up
  • 1992 Ford Crown Victoria

(Both vehicles in poor condition)

SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Various items and equipment as listed on the attached pages

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:12-C

Councillor Scatamacchia introduced Document 7-E To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $32,010.00 be transferred from the following Account in the amount stated: Police Salaries 32,010.00 To the following Account in the amount stated: Police Expense 32,010.00

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:7-E

Councillor Daly O’Brien introduced Document 7-F To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $510.00 be transferred from the following Account in the amount stated: Water Engineering Expense 510.00 To the following Account in the amount stated: Water Engineering Salaries 510.00

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:7-F

Councillor Fossarelli introduced Document 36-D To Wit: P R O C L A M A T I O N WORLD CHAMPION RED SOX DAY April 4,2005

ADOPTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:36-D

Councillor Hart introduced Document 36-E To Wit: P R O C L A M A T I O N CONTENDER JEFF FRAZA DAY April 7, 2005

ADOPTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:36-E

Councillor DesMarais introduced Document 13-B To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER Ordinance Relating To Parking City Hall Parking

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document:13-B

Meeting adjourned at 7:32 o’clock P.M.

Yeas 8, Absent 1

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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