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August 8, 2006

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

Present,-President Hart, Councillors Hall, Hetel, Swartz, Scatamacchia, Ryan, and Curtin

Absent,-Councillors Daly O’Brien and Macek

Records of the last meeting were approved.

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

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Communication was received from Mayor Fiorentini submitting Memorandums of Agreement & Salary Ordinances for Haverhill Police Patrolman’s & Superior Officers Union.

PLACED ON FILE Document: 89

Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Lawrence Olasky to the Open Space Committee. Said appointment effective August 4, 2006.

PLACED ON FILE Document: 66-O

Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Robert Eldridge to the Bradford Common Historic District Commission. Said appointment effective August 2, 2006 to expire March 3, 2008.

CONFIRMED Yeas 7, Absent 2 Document: 66-P

Notice was received from the Mayor of the appointment of Thomas Minichiello as a non-voting member to the Bradford Common Historic District Commission. Said appointment effective August 4, 2006 to expire March 3, 2007.

CONFIRMED Yeas 7, Absent 2 Document: 66-Q

PETITIONS

The following license applications were received from:

  • Black Tie Limousine 65 Avco rd 36 Limousines Document: 73-O
  • Courtesy Cab 22 Hilldale av 2 Vehicles Document: 73-P
  • Courtesy Cab 22 Hilldale av 5 Vehicles Document: 73-Q

GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2

Application was received for a Special License to sell Alcoholic beverages from the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, Winnekenni Castle, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, August 16, 2006.

GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 Document: 26-H

Application was received for a Special License to sell Alcoholic beverages from Haverhill Elks Lodge 165 requesting to close a portion of Newcomb st to Summer st, 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Monday, October 9, 2006.

GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 Document: 26-I

Petition was received from Haverhill Elks Lodge 165 requesting permission for Outdoor Rally in parking lot, 24 Summer st and to close a portion of Newcomb at to Summer St, 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Monday October 9, 2006.

GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 Document: 90

Petition was received from Robert J DeBenedetto Jr. requesting to have fees waived for use of the Stadium softball fields and vendors license reduced or waived for the Memorial Softball Tournament, August 26, 2006 and August 27, 2006.

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

Yeas,- Councillors Ryan and Curtain 2, Nays,- Councillors Hall, Hetel, Swartz, Scatamacchia, and President Hart 5, Absent,- Councillors Daly O’Brien and Macek 2, and NOT GRANTED Document: 91

Petition was received from Verizon New England and MA Electric Co requesting a joint pole location on 14 th Avenue

VOTED: that HEARING BE HELD AUGUST 22, 2006 Document: 92

Petition was received from Verizon New England and MA Electric Co requesting a joint pole location on Carleton st.

VOTED: that HEARING BE HELD SEPTEMBER 5, 2006 Document: 93

Petition was received from Verizon New England requesting a conduit location on Carleton st.

VOTED: that HEARING BE HELD SEPTEMBER 5, 2006 Document: 94

Petition was received from Verizon New England requesting a conduit location on Chadwick rd.

VOTED: that HEARING BE HELD SEPTEMBER 5, 2006 Document: 95

Petition was received for a Special Permit from Attorney Michael Migliori representing Emmaus Inc, requesting to build a three-story congregate housing building at the corner of How & Welcome Streets with parking on Murray court, Assessor’s Map 107, Block 1, Lots 1,2, 3A, 20, 21 & 22.

VOTED: that HEARING BE HELD OCTOBER 3, 2006 Document: 96

COMMUNICATIONS

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

PLACED ON FILE Document: 15-H

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting a discussion regarding the proposed noise ordinance.

PLACED ON FILE Document: 88-J

Communication was received from Councillor Hetel requesting a street light at 56 Pine av on behalf of a resident.

On motion of Councillor Hetel to refer to the Wiring Inspector, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 7, Absent 2, and MOTION PASSED, PLACED ON FILE and REFERED to WIRING INSPECTOR Document: 97

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 25-L, Resolution – An order authorizing the Mayor (a) to submit the Ch 40R zoning overlay district to the state for approval; and take such other and further actions as may be necessary or appropriate to carry out the purposes of this article, or take any other action relative thereto.

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

Yeas,-Councillors Hall, Hetel, Swartz, Ryan and President Hart 5, Nays,-Councillors Scatamacchia and Curtin 2, Absent,-Councillors Daly O’Brien and Macek 2, and MOTION PASSED Document: 25-L

Document 88-I, Communication was received from Councillor Ryan requesting a discussion regarding the naming of streets.

On motion of Councillor Ryan to refer to Planning and Development, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 7, Absent 2 and MOTION PASSED, PLACED ON FILE AND REFERRED TO PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT Document: 88-I

Document 155 MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Noise On Motion of Councillor Hall to adopt the amendments as stated in the City Solicitor’s letter dated August 3, 2006, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 7, Absent 2, and MOTION PASSED and PASSED AS AMENDED Document: 155

NEW BUSINESS

Councillor Swartz introduced Document 17-Z To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $575,000 be transferred to Police Salaries from the following sources:

  • Stablization $446,524
  • Salary Reserve $128,476

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

Yeas 7, Absent 2 PASSED Document: 17-Z

Councillor Hetel introduced Document 98 To Wit: ORDERED: That the State Primaries to be held in the several wards in the City on TUESDAY, THE NINTEENTH day of SEPTEMBER, 2006; the polls to open at seven o’clock in the forenoon and to close at eight o’clock in the evening, and to be held in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 53 of the General Laws and amendments thereto. (See Document for Complete Text)

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

Yeas 7, Absent 2 PASSED Document: 98

Councillor Scatamacchia introduced Document 98-B To Wit: ORDERED: That the citizens of Haverhill qualified to vote as the law directs be notified and warned to assemble at their respective meeting places on TUESDAY, the SEVENTH DAY of NOVEMBER, 2006 to open at seven o’clock in the forenoon and to close at 8:00 o’clock in the evening, then and there to give in their votes on one ballot for electors of … (See Document for Complete Text)

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

Yeas 7, Absent 2 PASSED Document: 98-B

Councillor Hall introduced Document 98-C To Wit: ORDERED: That the following locations are hereby established as Polling Places for all Elections to be held during the year 2006, in accordance with Chapter 54, Section 24 of the MA General Laws: (See Document for Complete Text)

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

Yeas 7, Absent 2 PASSED Document: 98-C

Councillor Ryan introduced Document 37-C To Wit: ORDERED: That the attached list of city-owned land be declared surplus. (See Document for Complete Text)

On the motion of Councillor Hall to refer to Public Buildings, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 7, Absent 2 MOTION PASSED AND REFERRED TO PUBLIC BUILDINGS Document: 37-C

The City Clerk introduced Document 63-B To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Salaries Police Patrolman Association

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document: 63-B

The City Clerk introduced Document 63-C To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Salaries Superior Officers

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document: 63-C

The City Clerk introduced Document 29-L To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking DELETE existing ordinance for West Street No Parking –on the east side

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document: 29-L

The City Clerk introduced Document 29-M To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking ( Essex Street #19, in vicinity of, DELETE Service Zone)

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document: 29-M

The City Clerk introduced Document 29-N To Wit :MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking ( Essex Street #19, in vicinity of, add one 30 min parking space)

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document: 29-N

The City Clerk introduced Document 29-O To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking 22 Essex Street (2 Spaces)

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document: 29-O

The City Clerk introduced Document 29-P To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking ( Essex Street #19, in vicinity of, add one 30 min parking space)

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document: 29-P

The City Clerk introduced Document 29-Q To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking ADD Limited Parking for West Street on the east side

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document: 29-Q

The City Clerk introduced Document 29-R To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking (70 Washington Street-ADD Loading Zone)

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document: 29-R

The City Clerk introduced Document 29-S To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking No Parking-Franklin Street on east side, from Charles St. to 5 th Ave

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document: 29-S

The City Clerk introduced Document 29-T To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking No Parking on Apple Street from Nov. 15 th and parking allowed On the even side of Apple Street only from March 15 th and that There be NO PARKING along #87 Hilldale Ave for 72 Feet

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document: 29-T

The City Clerk introduced Document 27-E To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking (46 Greenville Street-DELETE Handicapped Parking)

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document: 27-E

The City Clerk introduced Document 27-F To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking (22 Essex Street-DELETE Handicapped Parking)

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document: 27-F

The City Clerk introduced Document 99 To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Tag Days

PLACED ONN FILE for at least 10 days Document: 99

The City Clerk introduced Document 100 To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Vehicles and Traffic

PLACED ONN FILE for at least 10 days Document: 100

Meeting adjourned at 8:30 P.M.

Yeas 7, Absent 2

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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