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May 2, 2006

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

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

Absent,-President Hart and Councillor Macek

Records of the last meeting were approved.

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

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Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Kalister Green-Byrd to the Haverhill Housing Partnership. Said appointment effective May 2, 2006.

APPROVED & PLACED ON FILE Yeas 7, Absent 2 Document : 7-Z

Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Margaret Koelliker to the Haverhill Cultural Council. Said appointment effective May 2, 2006 to expire May 18, 2009.

CONFIRMED Yeas 7, Absent 2 Document :66

Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Lynn Murphy to the Haverhill Cultural Council. Said appointment effective May 2, 2006 to expire May 18, 2009.

CONFIRMED Yeas 7, Absent 2 Document :66-B

Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of David Zoffoli to the Haverhill Cultural Council. Said appointment effective May 2, 2006 to expire May 1, 2009.

CONFIRMED Yeas 7, Absent 2 Document :66-C

PETITIONS

Application was received from Ron LaPlume for a 2006 Drainlayer license.

GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 Document :1-X

Applications were received for Tag Days from:

  • HHS Soccer Boosters October 13 & 14
  • HHS Lacrosse Boosters October 20 & 21

GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 Document :67

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

Hearing was held on Document 59, a petition from National Grid requesting a pole location on Bennington Street. With David Boucher appearing in favor and no one in opposition, the hearing was closed.

HEARING CLOSED Document :59

Hearing was held on Document 60, a petition from National Grid requesting a conduit location on Bennington Street. With David Boucher appearing in favor and no one in opposition, the hearing was closed.

HEARING CLOSED Document :60

Hearing was held on Document 61, a petition from Verizon New England and National Grid requesting a joint pole location on Bennington Street . With David Boucher and Robert Grassia appearing in favor and no one in opposition, the hearing was closed.

HEARING CLOSED Document :61

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking 15 Minute Parking - 143 Locust Street

On motion of Councillor Ryan to pass, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas, 7 Absent 2, and PASSED Document :29-K

NEW BUSINESS

Councillor Hetel introduced Document 59-B An Order Granting: Permission to National Grid for a pole location on Bennington Street . (Located in the Book of Location Orders)

On motion of Councillor Scatamacchia to postpone two weeks, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 7, Absent 2, and MOTION PASSED and POSTPONED to MAY 16 2006 Document :59-B

Councillor Swartz introduced Document 60-B An Order Granting: Permission to National Grid for a conduit location on Bennington Street . (Located in the Book of Location Orders)

GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 Document :60-B

Councillor Daly O’Brien introduced Document 61-B An Order Granting: Permission to National Grid and Verizon New England for a joint pole location on Primrose Street. (Located in the Book of Location Orders)

GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 Document :61-B

Councillor Scatamacchia introduced Document 24-G To Wit: ORDERED: That the Mayor is authorized to sign the necessary documents for the City to join the Northeast Mosquito Control Network.

PASSED Yeas 7, Absent 2 Document :24-G

Councillor Ryan introduced Document 17-G To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $1,300.00 be transferred from the following accounts in the amounts stated below:Mayor Repair and Maintenance of Office Equipment $800 Mayor Mail Delivery Service $500 And transferred to the following account in the amount stated below: Mayor-Salary & Wages $1,300

PASSED Yeas 7, Absent 2 Document :17-G

Councillor Curtin introduced Document 17-H To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $15,000 be transferred from the following account:

Library Overtime $15,000

And placed in the following account as stated:

  • Library Building & Grounds Service $10,000
  • Library Building Equipment Repairs Maintenance $5,000

PASSED Yeas 7, Absent 2 Document :17-H

Councillor Hetel introduced Document 17-I To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $100,000 be appropriated from Stabilization and transferred into Police Expense. On the question of passage, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Hall, Hetel, Swartz, Daly O’Brien, Scatamacchia and Ryan 6, Nays,-Councillor Curtin 1, Absent,-Councillors Macek and Hart 2, and PASSED Document :17-I

Councillor Swartz introduced Document 17-J To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $100,000 be appropriated from Stabilization and transferred into Veteran’s Benefits Cash Payments

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

Yeas,-Councillors Hall, Hetel, Swartz, Daly O’Brien, Scatamacchia and Ryan 6, Nays,-Councillor Curtin 1, Absent,-Councillors Macek and Hart 2, and PASSED Document :17-J

City Clerk introduced Document 34-F To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking 25 Locust Street-Delete Handicap Parking

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document :34-F

Meeting adjourned at 8:11 P.M.

Yeas 7, Absent 2

 

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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