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September 5, 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

Councillor Macek was appointed to read the records for the past and present week.

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Communication was received from Mayor Fiorentini requesting a waiver or refund of fees for property due to May flood damage.

On motion of Councillor Macek to postpone to September 26 th the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 9, Nays 0, and MOTION PASSED and POSTPONED to SEPTEMBER 26 2006 Document: 19-J

Notice was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointments of the following to the OPEN SPACE and RECREATION COMMITTEE:

  • Stephen Gullo – ex-officio non-voting member Document: 104
  • Emily McCourt Document: 104-B
  • Robert Moore Document: 104-C
  • Vincent Ouellette Document: 104-D
  • William Pillsbury Document: 104-E
  • William Woodhouse Document: 104-F

PETITIONS

Applications were received from the following for handicap parking spaces:

  • a. Tina Maglio for Taylor Jo Warren at 11 Norfolk st Document: 27-G
  • b. Joseph A Jones at 112 Blaisdell st Document: 27-H

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to PLANNING Yeas 9, Nays 0

Notice was received from the Department of Telecommunications and Energy regarding Performance Measurement Reports on September 13 th.

PLACED ON FILE Document: 11-C

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

VOTED: that HEARING BE HELD SEPTEMBER 26 2006 Document: 105

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

Hearing was held on Document 93, a petition from Verizon New England and Mass Electric Co requesting a joint pole location on Carleton st.

HEARING CLOSED Document: 93

Hearing was held on Document 94, a petition from Verizon New England and requesting a conduit location on Carleton st.

HEARING CLOSED Document: 94

Hearing was held on Document 95, a petition from Verizon New England requesting a conduit location on Chadwick st.

HEARING CLOSED Document: 95

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Hetel requesting a discussion regarding the 2:00 AM closing time of bars on Washington st.

POSTPONED to SEPTEBMER 12 th Yeas 9, Nays 0 Document: 88-N

Communication was received from Councillor Ryan requesting a discussion regarding the placement of commercial signs on City parks.

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

Yeas , Nays 0, and MOTION PASSED and PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to NATURAL RESOURCES & PUBLIC BUILDINGS COMMITTEE and VINCENT OUELETTE Document: 88-O

Communication was received from Councillor Hetel requesting to introduce Lynn Murphy to speak about Haverhill’s Cultural Grant Allocation.

PLACED ON FILE Document: 88-P

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 29-R MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking 70 Washington st, Add Loading Zone

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

Yeas,-Councillors Hall, Hetel, Swartz, Daly O’Brien, Scatamacchia, Macek, Ryan, and President Hart 8, Nays,-Councillor Curtin 1, and TABLED Document: 29-R

Document 100 MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Vehicles & Traffic School Drop Off and Pick Up Zones

On motion of Councillor Hall to amend as follows: Under “Location” by deleting the number “100” and by inserting in place thereof the number “125” before the word “feet” the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 9, Nays 0,a and MOTION PASSED

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

Yeas 9, Nays 0, and PASSED AS AMENDED Document: 100

NEW BUSINESS

Councillor Ryan introduced Document 93-B An Order granting: Permission to Verizon New England and Mass Electric Company for a joint pole location on Carleton st.(Located in the Book of Location Orders)

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 Document: 93-B

Councillor Curtin introduced Document 94-B An Order granting: Permission to Verizon New England for a conduit location on Carleton st.(Located in the Book of Location Orders)

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 Document: 94-B

Councillor Hall introduced Document 95-B An Order granting: Permission to Verizon New England for a conduit location on Chadwick rd.(Located in the Book of Location Orders)

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 Document: 95-B

Councillor Hetel introduced Document 25-M To Wit: P R O C L A M A T I O N Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in City of Haverhill (see document for complete text)

ADOPTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 Document: 25-M

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

Yeas 9, Nays 0, and MOTION PASSED

Councillor Swartz introduced Document 25-N To Wit: P R O C L A M A T I O N A Day of Remembrance on Monday September 11 to observe this day in remembrance of all who gave their lives (see document for complete text)

ADOPTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 Document: 25-N

Meeting adjourned at 8:53 P.M.

Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret Toomey
City Clerk

 
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