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November 1, 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 Daly O’Brien was appointed to read the records for the past and present week.

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PETITIONS

Communication was received from Mayor Fiorentini requesting a street light on behalf of David Zoffoli on Boxford rd.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR 9-M

Communication was received from Mayor Fiorentini updating the Council on various land sales in the City.

PLACED ON FILE 9-N

Drainlayer application was received from Sean J Blair for 2006.

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 29-O

Application was received for a Hawker/Peddler license from Charles Hibbert to sell Christmas trees, wreaths, baskets and decorations at 297 Lincoln av; Sunday-Saturday, November 25 th thru December 24 th from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 16-S

Notice of intent to sell property at 1160 Boston rd under Agricultural Preservation Act, Chapter 61A was received from John C Roche, giving the City offer of 1 st refusal to purchase the property.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to MAYOR 107-B

Petition was received from Mass Electric Company requesting a conduit location for Phoenix Row.

VOTED: that COUNCIL HEARING BE HELD NOVEMBER 15 2005 148

Application for a handicap parking space was received from Myrna Otero for 3 Temple st.

PLACED ON FILE 14-K

Application for a handicap parking space was received from Eleanor J Woodbury for 77 Cedar st.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to PLANNING 14-L

On motion of Councillor Ryan to suspend the rules to introduce the following license application, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 9, Nays 0, and MOTION PASSED

Application was received from Robert Ferrick for a Truck License for 2 trucks at 163 Eighth av.

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 65-L

Petition was received from Express Excavation Inc requesting to open Westland ter to install utilities.

PLACED ON FILE 75-G

Reconsideration was received from Councillor Hall of Document 13-BB, an Ordinance relating to City Hall Parking.

Document 13-BB MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking-City Hall Parking On motion of Councillor Hall that the Document be reconsidered, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Ryan, Daly O’Brien, Fossarelli, Hart, DesMarais, Hall, Macek and President Michitson 8, Abstain,-Councillor Scatamacchia 1, and RECONSIDERATION PASSED 13-BBB

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

Nays,- Councillors Ryan, Daly O’Brien, Fossarelli, Hart, DesMarais, Hall, Macek and President Michitson 8, Abstain,-Councillor Scatamacchia 1, and NOT PASSED 13-BB

Communication was received from Councillor Macek requesting to discuss the reuse of the former Bradford College.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE 127-R

Communication was received from Councillor Ryan requesting a discussion concerning the City’s preparation for snow removal this winter.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to MAYOR 127-S

Communication was received from Councillor Daly O’Brien requesting to introduce Director Nancy Rea to give an overview of the Haverhill Public Library’s new long range plan.

PLACED ON FILE 127-T

Communication was received from Councillor DesMarais requesting to introduce Peter Carbone to discuss the Merrimack Valley Children’s Museum.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to NATURAL RESOURCES & PUBLIC BUILDINGS COMMITTEE 127-U

HEARING

Hearing was held on Document 141, a petition from Mass Electric Company for a conduit location on North Broadway for Parker Lane. With John Butler appearing in favor and no one in opposition, the hearing was closed.

HEARING CLOSED 141

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 141-B, an Order granting permission for a conduit location to Mass Electric Company for North Broadway at Parker ln.

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 141-B

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

Yeas 9, Nays 0, and MOTION PASSED

Councillor Hart introduced Document 149-B To Wit: ORDERED: That the Water and Wastewater Divisions are hereby authorized to continue to provide water and sewer services to Stateline Plaza as required in the judgement of Essex Probate Court dated February 8 1980. (see complete text with document)

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 TABLED to NOVEMBER 15 2005 149-E

Document 17-E, Coin-op license from La Esquina Market, 103 Cedar st for 1 Machine.

NOT GRANTED Yeas 0, Nays 9 17-E

Document 18-K, Sunday license from La Esquina Market, 103 Cedar st for 1 Machine.

NOT GRANTED Yeas 0, Nays 9 18-K

Document 32-M MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking 3 Temple st, Handicap Parking

PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 32-M

Document 145 MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To General Provisions

PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 145

NEW BUSINESS

Councillor Fossarelli introduced Document 75-GG To Wit: ORDERED: That the City Council grant the request of Express Excavation Inc to excavate on Westland ter for the purpose of upgrading water & sewer. Westland ter 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 75-GG

Councillor Hart introduced Document 149 To Wit: ORDERED: That the Mayor be, and is hereby authorized to execute a certain easement, attached hereto, relative to real property located on Route 121, Main Street as further defined on the attached “Route 121 Easement Plan”. On the question of tabling, 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 TABLED to NOVEMBER 15 2005 149

Meeting adjourned at 9:25 o’clock P.M.

Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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