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City of Haverhill July 12, 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 Daly O’Brien was appointed to read the records the present week.

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Notice was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointment of Jennifer Selfridge to the Water/Wastewater Abatement Board. Said appointment effective July 8 th to expire September 1, 2006.

PLACED ON FILE Document:64-G

Notice was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointment of Daniel Moriarty to the Water/Wastewater Abatement Board. Said appointment effective July 8 th to expire September 1, 2006.

PLACED ON FILE Document:64-H

Notice was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointments of the following as Constables. Said appointments effective July 8, 2005 to expire July 27, 2006 Gerald A Sewell Richard P Holmes Ronald Bertheim David E Hall Paul Minsky Steven Ring James W Humphries II Philip Cleversey Charles Massa Jr

PLACED ON FILE Document:64-I

On motion of Councillor Hart that the rules be suspended to introduce the following petition and appointment, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED

Petition was received from Chris McCarron, Haverhill Downtown Association, requesting the closing of Wingate st; July 15 th, 22 nd and 29 th from 5 to 10 PM for summer concert series.

GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:103

Notice was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointment of Kellie Hickey to the Recycling Committee. Said appointment effective July 11, 2005 to expire July 11, 2006.

PLACED ON FILE Document:64-J

PETIITONS

Application was received from The International Hispanic Coalition to sell Alcoholic Beverages at the Citizen Center July 16 th from 7:00 PM to 12 Midnight.

GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:63-B

Application was received for an Ambulance license from American Medical Response for 5 vehicles at 101 Winter st.

GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:65-H

Communication was received from Pastor Dale Brown of the West Congregational Church requesting an Ordinance regarding No Parking on the westerly side of Sarah J Circle on Sundays, 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to PLANNING Document:99

Abatement report was received from Assessors for the month of June 2005.

PLACED ON FILE Document:3-G

Communication was received from Councillor Scatamacchia requesting a discussion regarding a 4 way stop sign at Webster st and Park st.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to TRAFFIC 7 SAFETY COMMITTEE Document:98-I

Communication was received from Councillor DesMarais requesting a discussion regarding the affordable housing deposit of $200,000 from AG/GFI Bradford.

TABLED to JULY 26 2005 Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:98-J

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting a discussion regarding “No Trucks Sign” at the bottom of 8 th Avenue.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to PLANNING & HIGHWAY Document:98-K

HEARINGS

Hearing was held on Document 67, a petition from Attorney Michael Migliori representing Richard DeCoito requesting a Special Permit to convert a mill building at 37 Stevens st into 21 residential units. With Attorney Michael Migliori and Angelo Petrozzelli appearing in favor and no one in opposition, the hearing was closed.

On motion of Councillor DesMarais to include all the remarks of the Planning Director and Department Heads as part of the Special Permit, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and PASSED AS AMENDED Document:67

Hearing was held on Document 94, a petition from Verizon New England requesting a conduit location on Kingsbury av. With Kathy Frazer appearing in favor and no one in opposition the hearing was closed.

HEARING CLOSED Document:94

Hearing was held on Document 95, a petition from Verizon New England requesting & Mass Electric Company requesting a joint pole location on Kingsbury av. With Kathy Frazer appearing in favor and no one in opposition the hearing was closed.

HEARING CLOSED Document:95

Hearing was held on Document 96, a petition from Verizon New England requesting a joint pole location on Isabel st. With Kathy Frazer appearing in favor and no one in opposition the hearing was closed.

HEARING CLOSED Document:96

NEW BUSINESS

Councillor Fossarelli introduced Document 94-B An Order Granting: Permission to Verizon New England for a conduit location on Kingsbury av. Located in the book of Location Orders.

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:94-B

Councillor Fossarelli introduced Document 95-B An Order Granting: Permission to Verizon New England & Mass Electric Company for a joint pole location on Kingsbury av. Located in the book of Location Orders.

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:95-B

Councillor Fossarelli introduced Document 96-B An Order Granting: Permission to Verizon New England & Mass Electric Company for a joint pole location on Isabel st. Located in the book of Location Orders.

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:96-B

Councillor Hart introduced Document 100 To Wit: ORDERED: That the members of the Haverhill Brownfields Task Force for the City of Haverhill are hereby designated as “Special Municipal Employees” pursuant to MGL c.268A.

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:100

Councillor DesMarais introduced Document 36-M To Wit: P R O C L A M A T I O N KOREAN WAR VETERANS DAY July 23, 2005

ADOPTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:36-M

Councillor DesMarais introduced Document 36-N To Wit: P R O C L A M A T I O N CHILDHOOD LEAD POISONING PREVENTION WEEK July 16-23, 2005

ADOPTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:36-N

Councillor Hall introduced Document 7-Y To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $4,530.00 be appropriated from the Stabilization Fund and transferred to the Fire Department FY06 Expense Account.

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:7-Y

Councillor Hall introduced Document 7-Z To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $10,095.88 be transferred from the following accounts in the amounts stated below: Highway Expense $3,148.47 Fleet Management Expense 3,521.94 Park Department Expense 1,757.82 Traffic Expense 1,117.05 Sewer Expense 550.60 And transferred to the following account as stated below: Highway Salaries $10,095.88

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:7-Z

Councillor Hall introduced Document 101 To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $29,844 be transferred from the following account in the amount stated below: Park Department Salaries $29,844.00 And transferred to the following account in the amount as stated below: Fleet Management Salaries $29,844.00

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:101

Councillor Hall introduced Document 101-B To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $59,195.68 be transferred from the following account in the amount stated below: Insurance Reimbursement Exceeding $20,000 $59,195.68 And transferred to the following account in the amount as stated below: Bureau of Maintenance and Construction $59,195.68

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document:101-B

Councillor Hall introduced Document 101-C To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $272,965.61 be transferred from the following accounts in the amounts stated below: Purchasing Expense $ 3,500.00 Economic Development & Planning Expense 1,249.28 Whittier Regional Vocational Technical School 58,453.00 Debt Interest on Long-Term Debt 82,354,58 Debt Interest on Short-Term Debt 127,408.75 And transferred to the following account in the amount as stated below: Economic Development & Planning Salaries 1,249.28 Building of Maintenance & Construction Expense 18,736.24 Street Lighting Expense 1,624.97 Refuse Disposal Area Expense 32,610.99 State Assessment Reg Transit Authorities 5,500.00 State Assessment School Choice 12,800.00 Benefits - Health Insurance 96,931.40 Benefits - Workers Compensation 103,512.73

On the question of tabling, 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 TABLED to JULY 26, 2005 Document:101-C

Councillor Daly O’Brien introduced Document 102 To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Loitering

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document:102

Councillor Daly O’Brien introduced Document 32-I To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE HAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking 2 ½ Swasey st – Delete Handicap Parking

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

Councillor Daly O’Brien introduced Document 32-J To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking 22 Howard st – Delete Handicap Parking

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

Councillor Daly O’Brien introduced Document 32-K To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking Number Six Fifth av – Add Handicap Parking

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

Meeting adjourned at 9:26 o’clock P.M.

Yeas 8, Absent 1

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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