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March 7, 2006

Meeting of the City Council was held at 7:00 o’clock P.M.

Present -President Hart, Councillors Hall, Hetel, Swartz, Daly O’Brien, Scatamacchia, Macek, Ryan and Curtin

Records of the last meeting were approved.

Councillor Hall was appointed to read the records for the present week.

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PETITIONS

Petition was received from Irwin Senter/Senter Bros Inc requesting to open Baltimore st adjacent to 15 Clydedale st to install a sewer line and water system.

PLACED ON FILE Document: 40

HEARING (M.G.L. Ch. 166) Petition was received from Verizon New England & Mass Electric Company requesting a joint pole location on Neck rd. With Robert Grassia and Mark Rochella appearing in favor and William Copeland in opposition, the hearing was closed.

HEARING CLOSED Document: 35

COMMUNICATIONS

Abatement report was received from the Board of Assessors for the month of February 2006.

PLACED ON FILE Document: 15-C

Communication was received from Councillor Curtin requesting a discussion regarding the installation of signs restricting large commercial vehicles from use on Ferry rd, Cross rd and Neck rd.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to CHIEF OF POLICE, HIGHWAY & OFFICER WATSON Document: 6-O

HEARINGS

Hearing was held on Document 14, a petition from Attorney Michael Migliori representing Murivan Development requesting a Special Permit to build 37 residential condos at 11 Vila st. Michael Migliori and Angelo Petrozzelli appeared in favor and Mark Abare appeared in opposition.

On motion of Coucillor Macek that the proposed conditions and stipulations as stated by the lanning Board and Planning Director be included in the Special Permit, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 9, Nays 0, and MOTION PASSED

On motion of Councillor Ryan to grant with conditions the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Hall, Hetel, Swartz, Daly O’Brien, Scatamacchia, Ryan, Curtin and President Hart 8, Nays,-Councillor Macek 1, and MOTION PASSED and HEARING CLOSED and PASSED WITH CONDITIONS Document: 14

Hearing was held on Document 21, a petition from Attorney James Waldron for Evan Property LLC requesting a Zoning Change for Chapter 255-8, for property at Shelley rd & Rte 125 Connector from IP (Industrial Park) to CH ( Commercial Highway) in Table 1: Table of Use and Parking Regulations. With Attorney James Waldron, Michael De Guiseppe, and Paul Brickman appearing in favor and Sean Scharneck and William Hart appearing in opposition, the hearing was closed.

HEARING CLOSED and ORDINANCE PASSED Document: 21

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Zoning Shelley rd & Rte 125 Connector, IP to CH (see document for complete text)

PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 Document: 21-B

NEW BUSINESS

Councillor Hall introduced Document 40-B To Wit: OREDERED: That the City Council approve the request of Senter Bros, Inc to excavate on Baltimore for the purpose of installing a sewer line. Baltimore Street has been rebuilt within the last (3) 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: 40-B

Councillor Hetel introduced Document 35-B An Order granting: Permission to Verizon New England and Mass Electric Company for a joint pole location on Neck rd. (Located in the Book of Location Orders)

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 Document: 35-B

Councillor Swartz introduced Document 41 To Wit: ORDERED: That the Mayor be and is hereby authorized to enter into an agreement, a copy of which is attached, with CGI Communications, Inc for the installation and maintenance of banners in the downtown area.

On motion of Councillor Swartz to table the document, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Hetel, Swartz and Ryan 3, Nays,-Councillors Hall, Daly O’Brien, Scatamacchia, Macek and President Hart 5, Absent,-Councillor Curtin 1, and MOTION NOT PASSED

On motion of Councillor Swartz to postpone, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Hetel, Swartz, Daly O’Brien, Scatamacchia, and President Hart 5, Nays,-Councillors Hall, Macek, Ryan and Curtin 4, and MOTION PASSED and POSTPONED to MARCH 21 2006 Document: 41

Councillor Daly O’Brien introduced Document 17-D To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $33,071.55 be transferred from the following accounts in the amounts stated below:

  • Police Uniform Allowance $9,000.00
  • Police Tuition Reimbursement $17,175.00
  • Police Clothing Allowance-Civilians $ 246.55
  • Police Hazardous Duty $6,650.00

PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 Document: 17-D

Councillor Hall submitted the Minutes of the Public Safety meeting held on February 27 th.

PLACED ON FILE Yeas 9, Nays 0 Document: 22-C

Meeting adjourned at 9:40 P.M.

Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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