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City of Haverhill May 24, 2005 Meeting of the City Council was held at 7:00 o’clock P.M.

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

Councillor DesMarais was appointed to read the records for May 10 th and May 17 th and the present week.

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PETITIONS

Applications were received for 2005 Drainlayer licenses from the following:

  • Gilbert Gaudet Document: 29-G
  • Henry Richard Document: 29-H

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0

Petition to purchase a City owned parking lot on Locke st was received from Angela and Sean Chen; Assessor’s Map 304, Block 60, Lot 20.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to NATURAL RESOURCES & PUBLIC BUILDINGS COMMITTEE Document10-G

Petition was received from Verizon New England and Mass Electric Company requesting a joint pole location on Crystal st. VOTED: that COUNCIL HEARING BE HELD JUNE 7 2005 76 Application was received from Alfa Aesar for an Inflammable license for chemical storage; 95,000 gallons flammable liquids, 90,000 gallons flammable liquids, and 40,00 lbs flammable solids, aboveground at 38 Shelly rd.

VOTED: that HEARING BE HELD JUNE 14 2005 Document20-C

Communication was received from William Pillsbury the Community Development Director, requesting to submit the 2005-2006 Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) and Resolution.

PLACED ON FILE Document77

Communication was received from Councillor Hart requesting to introduce Haverhill High School Athletic Director Peter Shanahan, to speak regarding funding for Haverhill Stadium repairs.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to MAYOR Document42-S

HEARINGS

Hearing was held on Document 68, a petition from Mass Electric Company requesting a conduit location on Concord st. With Andrew Schneller appearing in favor and no one in opposition, the hearing was closed.

HEARING CLOSED Document:68

Hearing was held on Document 69, a petition from Mass Electric Company requesting a joint pole location on Broadway. With Kathy Frazer appearing in favor and no one in opposition, the hearing was closed.

HEARING CLOSED Document:69

Hearing was held on Document 20-B, an application for an Inflammable license from Attorney James Waldron representing Haffner Realty Trust, to store 100 gallons miscellaneous oil aboveground and 50,000 gallons gasoline underground at Plaistow rd; a Convenience Store, Car Wash & Gasoline Station. With Attorney James Waldron representing E Haffner Fournier and James Barth appearing in favor and Attorney Thomas McMillan representing Mr. Cole in opposition, the hearing was closed.

NOT GRANTED Yeas 0, Nays 9 Document:20-B

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 31-D ORDERED: Loan Order: Appropriate $1,600,000 to finance sewer projects for Hilldale av, Fondi rd and Lake st On the question of passage, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Daly O’Brien, Fossarelli, Hart, DesMarais, Scatamacchia and President Michitson 6,Nays,-Councillors Ryan, Hall and Macek 3, and PASSED Document:31-D

Document 31-E ORDERED: Loan Order: Appropriate $3,700,501 to finance drinking water improvements

PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 Document:31-E

Document 38-T, an application from Isaac Suggs for a license to Buy & Sell Second Hand Articles at 158 White st.

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 Document:38-T

Document 42-O, a communication from Councillor Macek requesting a discussion regarding used car lot zoning permits and licensing.

PLACED ON FILE and VOTED: that HEARING DATE FOR ZONING AMENDMENT BE JUNE 28 2005 (Doc 81) Document:42-O

On motion of Councillor Macek to suspend the rules to introduce the following Zoning Ordinance, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 9, Nays 0, and MOTION PASSED

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Zoning Table of Use and Parking Regulations Page 9, Auto Dealer, replace “P” with “S” in the CH & IG Zone

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document:81-B

Document 75, a petition from Geosearch Inc requesting to open Plaistow rd for test borings.

PLACED ON FILE Document:75

Document 75-C, a petition from Ramey Contractors requesting to open Gilford st for sewer service.

PLACED ON FILE Document:75-C

Document 75-B ORDERED: That the City Council approves the request of Geosearch Inc to excavate at Plaistow Road at Main Street for the purpose of test borings. Main Street has been rebuilt within the last two years and in accordance with Chapter 222, Section 11, of the Municipal Ordinances of 1981, City Council approval is necessary.

PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 Document:75-B

Document 75-CC ORDERED: That the City Council approves the request of Ramey Contractors to excavate at Gilford Street for the purpose of extending the sewer main. Gilford Street has been rebuilt within the last two years and in accordance with Chapter 222, Section 11, of the Municipal Ordinances of 1981, City Council approval is necessary.

On the question of passage, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Ryan, Daly O’Brien, Hart, DesMarais, Scatamacchia, Hall, Macek and President Michitson 8, Abstain,-Councillor Fossarelli 1, and PASSED Document:75-CC

NEW BUSINESS

Councillor DesMarais introduced Document 68-B An Order Granting: Permission to Mass Electric Company for a conduit location on Concord st. (Located in the Book of Location Orders)

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 Document:68-B

Councillor Scatamacchia introduced Document 69-B An Order Granting: Permission to Verizon New England & Mass Electric Company for a joint pole location on Broadway. (Located in the Book of Location Orders).

On the question of granting, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Daly O’Brien, Hart, DesMarais, Scatamacchia, Hall, Macek and President Michitson 7, Nays,-Councillor Fossarelli 1, Abstain,-Councillor Ryan 1, and GRANTED Document:69-B

Councillor Hall introduced Document 25-D To Wit: ORDERED: Authorize Mayor to File, Phase IIB Buried Drum Removal and Disposal Project at the Haverhill landfill off Old Groveland Road; file loan application

On the question of passage, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Ryan, Daly O’Brien, Fossarelli, Hart, DesMarais, Scatamacchia, Hall, and President Michitson 8, Nays,-Councillor Macek 1, and PASSED Document:25-D

Councillor Macek introduced Document 36-I To Wit: RESOLUTION Authorize Mayor to submit the Amended Consolidated plan for the Community Development Block Grant Program including all understandings and Assurances contained therein

PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 Document:36-I

Councillor Ryan introduced Document 78 To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER
An Ordinance Relating To The Stadium Commission

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document:78

Councillor Daly O’Brien introduced Document 79 To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Public-Private Partnerships

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document:79

Councillor Fossarelli introduced Document 80 To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER
An Ordinance Relating To Auctions & Auctioneers

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document:80

Councillor Hart introduced Document 32-G To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER
An Ordinance Relating To Parking – 59 Cedar st Delete Handicap Parking Space

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document:32-G

Meeting adjourned at 10:40 o’clock P.M.

Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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