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April 11, 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, Ryan and Macek

Absent,-Councillor Curtin

Records of the last meeting were approved.

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

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Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Marc Lemay to the Brownfield’s Steering Committee. Said appointment effective April 6 2006.

PLACED ON FILE Document: 7-V

PETITIONS

Application was received from Robert A Frye for a 2006 Drainlayer license.

GRANTED (Absent,-Councillors Macek & Curtin) Yeas 7, Absent 2 Document: 1-W

Application was received from Daniel Moynihan for a Hawker/Peddler license at GAR Park, Bailey Boulevard, to sell hot dogs, tonic, bottled water/juices, candy, cookies and pretzels; Monday – Saturday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

GRANTED (Absent,-Councillors Macek & Curtin) Yeas 7, Absent 2 Document: 36-C

Application was received from Robert Tandy for a Hawker/Peddler license at Washington Square to sell hot dogs, sausages, bottled water, soda & chips; Monday – Friday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM .

GRANTED (Absent,-Councillors Macek & Curtin) Yeas 7, Absent 2 Document: 36-D

Application was received from the VFW Santa Parade for Tag Days on Friday and Saturday, November 3 and 4, 2006.

GRANTED (Absent,-Councillors Macek & Curtin) Yeas 7, Absent 2 Document: 10-Y

Petition was received from National Grid requesting a conduit location on Chadwick rd.

VOTED: that HEARING BE HELD April 25 2006 Document: 54

Abatement report was received from the Board of Assessors for the month of March 2006. 15-D

PLACED ON FILE

HEARINGS (M.G.L. Ch. 166)

Hearing was held on Document 44, a petition from National Grid requesting a conduit location on East Broadway. With David Boucher appearing in favor and no one in opposition, the hearing was closed.

HEARING CLOSED Document: 44

Hearing was held on Document 45, a petition from National Grid requesting a conduit location on Sarah J Circle. With David Boucher appearing in favor and no one in opposition, the hearing was closed.

HEARING CLOSED Document: 45

Hearing was held on Document 46, a petition from Verizon New England requesting a conduit location on Walnut Street. With Robert Grassia appearing in favor and no one in opposition, the hearing was closed.

HEARING CLOSED Document: 46

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Ryan requesting a discussion regarding large trucks unloading during daylight hours in the downtown area.

On motion of Councillor Ryan to refer to Public Safety Committee, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and REFERRED TO PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE Document: 55

Communication was received from Councillor Macek requesting to introduce Chris McCarron from the Downtown Business District Parking Commission to present their parking plan.

On motion of Councillor Daly O’Brien to send a letter to the Mayor, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to MAYOR Document: 55-B

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 19-G, a communication from Mayor Fiorentini to consider lease agreement with Evergreen Wireless, which was not passed in 2005, for a ground lease at 500 Primrose Street.

On motion of Councillor Ryan to return to Mayor without action, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED, RETURNED TO MAYOR WITHOUT ACTION and PLACED ON FILE Document: 19-G

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking Phoenix Row Parking Lot – Along the River DELETE – two hour parking

On motion of Councillor Hall to postpone to April 18 2006, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and POSTPONED TO APRIL 18 2006 Document: 29-C

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking Phoenix Row Parking Lot – Along the River

On motion of Councillor Hall to postpone to April 18 2006, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and POSTPONED TO APRIL 18 2006 Document: 29-D

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking Phoenix Row Parking Lot – Along the River All Spaces – 10 hrs, Mon-Fri, 8 AM-6 PM

On motion of Councillor Hall to postpone to April 18 2006, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and POSTPONED TO APRIL 18 2006 Document: 29-E

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking Washington Avenue – EAST SIDE Delete 2 hour parking

On motion of Councillor Hall to postpone to April 18 2006, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and POSTPONED TO APRIL 18 2006 Document: 29-F

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking Washington Avenue – EAST SIDE

On motion of Councillor Hall to postpone to April 18 2006, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and POSTPONED TO APRIL 18 2006 Document: 29-G

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking Locke Street-DELETE Two-Hour Parking from Duncan st to Essex st West side

On motion of Councillor Hall to postpone to April 18 2006, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and POSTPONED TO APRIL 18 2006 Document: 29-H

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking No Parking Limits-entire length of Granite Street on both sides – north and south unlimited parking, 24 hours

On motion of Councillor Hall to postpone to April 18 2006, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and POSTPONED TO APRIL 18 2006 Document: 29-I

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking Wingate Street Parking Lot-the whole lot No Parking, 7 AM – 8 AM

On motion of Councillor Hall to postpone to April 18 2006, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and POSTPONED TO APRIL 18 2006 Document: 29-J

Document 41 ORDERED: Order to authorize the Mayor to enter into an agreement with CGI Communications Inc. for the installation and maintenance of banners in the downtown area.

On motion of Councillor Ryan to return to Mayor without action, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED, RETURNED TO MAYOR WITHOUT ACTION and PLACED ON FILE Document: 41

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Stop Signs Millvale Road at the intersection of Middle Road

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and PASSED Document: 49

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Stop Signs Altamont Street at the intersection of Brook Street

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and PASSED Document: 49-B

NEW BUSINESS

Councillor Hetel introduced Document 44-B An Order Granting: Permission to National Grid for a conduit location on East Broadway. (Located in the Book of Location Orders)

GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document: 44-B

Councillor Swartz introduced Document 45-B An Order Granting: Permission to National Grid for a conduit location on Sarah J Circle. (Located in the Book of Location Orders)

GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document: 45-B

Councillor Daly O’Brien introduced Document 46-B An Order Granting: Permission to Verizon New England for a conduit location on Walnut Street. (Located in the Book of Location Orders)

GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document: 46-B

Councillor Scatamacchia introduced Document 17-E To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $39,000 be appropriated to Wastewater Infrastructure Expense to cover the cost of an emergency sewer replacement

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document: 17-E

Councillor Macek introduced Document 24-F To Wit: ORDERED: That the Mayor be authorized to extend the contract for the purchase of electricity supply from 3 to 5 years with Trans Canada Marketing

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document: 24-F

On motion of Councillor Daly O’Brien that the rules be suspended to introduce A Zoning – Cell Tower Ordinance, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and ORDINANCE TO BE PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document: 56-B

Meeting adjourned at 8:53 P.M.

Yeas 8, Absent 1

Attest:
Margaret A. Toomey
City Clerk

 
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