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City of Haverhill June 14, 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 and Hall

Absent,-Councillor Macek

Councillor Ryan was appointed to read the records for the last week and the present week.

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Notice was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointment of Pamela Marin-Kingsley to the Haverhill Cultural Council. Said appointment effective June 9 2005 to expire June 14 2008.

CONFIRMED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:64-E

PETITIONS

Application was received for a 2005 Drainlayer license from Dave Maynard.

GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:29-K

Petition was received from Attorney James Waldron representing Northstar Centers Inc requesting to amend the Zoning Ordinance; property at Main st and Haynes blvd Assessor’s Map 638-1-2 be changed from Residential Medium Density (RM) to Commercial Highway (CH).

REFERRED to PLANNING BOARD and VOTED: that COUNCIL HEARING BE HELD AUGUST 9 2005 Document:83

Petition was received from Attorney James Waldron representing Northstar Centers Inc requesting to discontinue a portion of Haynes blvd.

Document amended to substitute Cemetery Street for Haynes blvd per letter from applicant dated June 14 2005.

REFERRED to PLANNING BOARD and VOTED: that COUNCIL HEARING BE HELD AUGUST 9 2005 Document:84

Petition was received from Attorney Donald Borenstein representing Bradford Circle Trust requesting Street Alteration; at or about 690 to 720 East Broadway – alter the elevation and grade of the roadway surface to improve sight distance and traffic safety.

REFERRED to PLANNING BOARD and VOTED: that COUNCIL HEARING BE HELD AUGUST 9 2005 Document:85

Communication was received from Mayor Fiorentini submitting Memorandums of Agreement and Salary Ordinances for the Public Health School Nurses Group.

PLACED ON FILE Document:50-C

Abatement report was received from the Board of Assessors for the month of May.

PLACED ON FILE Document:3-F

Communication was received from Councillor Hart requesting a discussion regarding the traffic situation at Kingsbury av & Willow av.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to TRAFFIC & SAFETY COMMITTEE, PLANNING & HIGHWAY Document:42-W

Communication was received from Councillor Fossarelli requesting a discussion regarding summer fees for Riverside/ Bradford Little League.

On motion of Councillor Hall to amend the document as follows: “That the team fees be waived for the League”.

The yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Ryan, Daly O’Brien, Fossarelli, Hart, Scatamacchia, Hall and President Michitson 7, Nays,-Councillor DesMarais 1, Absent,-Councillor Macek 1, and MOTION PASSED and PASSED AS AMENDED Document:42-X

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting a discussion regarding a 4 way stop sign at South Williams st and Shawmut av.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to TRAFFIC & SAFETY COMMITTEE Document:42-Y

On motion of Councillor Fossarelli to suspend the rules to introduce the following Order regarding a floating dock system at 74 Riverside av, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED

Councillor DesMarais introduced Document 92 To Wit: ORDERED: That the City Council grant permission to Dan and Kelly Cooley to install a floating dock system at 74 Riverside Avenue under the supervision of the harbormaster and contingent upon producing a bond to the City Clerk, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Ryan, Daly O’Brien, Fossarelli, Hart, DesMarais, Hall and President Michitson 7, Absent,-Councillors Scatamacchia and Macek 2, and PASSED Document:92

HEARINGS

Hearing was held on Document 20-C, an application for an Inflammable License from Alfa Aesar for chemical storage; 95,000 gallons flammable liquids, 90,000 gallons flammable liquids, and 40,000 lbs flammable solids, aboveground at 38 Shelly rd.

TABLED to JUNE 28 2005 Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:20-C

Hearing was held on Document 48, a petition from Attorney James Waldron representing Robert Pondelli dba Homestead Development LLCV requesting a Special Permit to build a cluster residential development of 26 single family homes at Groveland rd.

On motion of Councillor Hart to table to June 28 2005, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Daly O’Brien, Fossarelli, Hart, DesMarais and President Michitson 5, Nays,-Councillors Ryan, Scatamacchia and Hall 3, Abseent,-Councillor Macek 1, and MOTION PASSED and TABLED to JUNE 28 2005 Document:48

Hearing was held on Document 56, an application from Attorney Joseph Sullivan representing Frank Franzone for the Modification of a Special Permit previously granted with conditions on April 1 2003; to build condos at 85 Water st.

On the question of tabling to July 26, 2005 the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Daly O’Brien, Fossarelli, Hart, DesMarais, Scatamacchia, Hall and President Michitson 7, Absent,-Councillors Ryan and Macek 2, and PASSED and TABLED to JULY 26 2005 Document:56

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 54-E ORDERED: That the Haverhill City Council declares surplus the attached list of city owned property. The Mayor is hereby authorized to execute and deliver the deeds or other documents relating to this order.

On motion of Councillor DesMarais to amend the document by deleting the listing attached and by inserting the revised listing as submitted by the City Solicitor William Cox, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Daly O’Brien, Fossarelli, Hart, DesMarais, Scatamacchia, Hall and President Michitson 7, Nays,-Councillor Ryan 1, Absent,-Councillor Macek 1, and MOTION PASSED

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

Yeas,-Councillors Daly O’Brien, Fossarelli, Hart, DesMarais, Scatamacchia, Hall and President ichitson 7, Nays,-Councillor Ryan 1, Absent,-Councillor Macek 1, and PASSED AS AMENDED Document:54-E

Document 65-D, an application from John Gouldsbrough for a Junk Dealer license to operate T & R Salvage at 99 Newark st.

GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:65-D

Document 72-B ORDERED: That the sum of $125,868,229 designated as appropriation in the General Fund of the City of Haverhill and further to appropriate the sum of $250,000 from Free Cash per the attached Appropriation Order.

TABLED to JUNE 28 2005 Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:72-B

Document 72-C ORDERED: That $6,093,069, designated as appropriations, are hereby appropriated in the Water Fund of the City of Haverhill and that $296,961 be appropriated in the General Fund and funded from Water revenue.

TABLED to JUNE 28 2005 Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:72-C

Document 72-D ORDERED: That $6,259,225 designated as appropriations are hereby appropriated in the Wastewater Fund of the City of Haverhill and that $213,014 be appropriated in the General Fund and funded from Wastewater revenue.

TABLED to JUNE 28 2005 Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:72-D

NEW BUSINESS

Councillor Fossarelli introduced Document 86 To Wit: ORDERED: Authorization of the Citizen Council on Aging Activities Account Revolving Fund

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:86

Councillor Ryan introduced Document 87 To Wit: ORDERED: Authorization of the Wood School Daycare Revolving Fund On the question of passage, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Ryan, Daly O’Brien, Hart, DesMarais, Scatamacchia, Hall and President ichitson 7, Nays,-Councillor Fossarelli 1, Absent,-Councillor Macek 1, and PASSED Document:87

Councillor Daly O’Brien introduced Document 88 To Wit: ORDERED: Authorization of the Recreation and Parks Revolving Fund

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:88

Councillor Fossarelli introduced Document 89 To Wit: ORDERED: Authorization of the Veteran’s Memorial Skating Rink Revolving Fund

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:89

Councillor Hart introduced Document 90 To Wit: ORDERED: Authorization of the Citizen Center Rental Account Revolving Fund

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:90

Councillor DesMarais introduced Document 91 To Wit: ORDERED: Authorization of the Haverhill Parking Commission Revolving Fund

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:91

Councillor Scatamacchia introduced Document 7-R To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $2,864.00 be transferred from the following Account in the amount stated: Conservation Salaries $2,864 To the following Accounts in the amounts stated by each: Economic Development & Planning Expense 996 Conservation Expenses 1,868

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:7-R

Councillor Hall introduced Document 7-S To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $512,278 be transferred from the following Account in the amount stated: Budget Reserve $512,278 And transfer to the following Account as stated: Snow & Ice Expense 512,278

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:7-S

Councillor Macek introduced Document 7-T To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $7,100.00 be transferred from the following Account in the amount stated: Conservation Salaries $7,100 To the following Account in the amount stated: Economic Development & Planning Salaries 7,100

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:7-T

Councillor Ryan introduced Document 51-P To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Salaries Public Health Nurses Group

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document:51-P

Councillor Daly O’Brien introduced Document 32-H To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking 24 Primrose st – Add Handicap Parking

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

On motion of Councillor Fossarelli to suspend the rules to introduce the following Proclamation, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED

Councillor Fossarelli introduced Document 36-L To Wit: PROCLAMATION BUCKLE UP HAVERHILL WEEK – JUNE 13- JUNE 17, 2005

ADOPTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:36-L

Meeting adjourned at 9:37 o’clock P.M

Yeas 8. Absent 1

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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