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October 31, 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 Mayor Fiorentini of the appointment of Kathleen Amari to the Board of Registrars. Said appointment effective November 21 2006 to expire October 27 2008.

CONFIRMED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document: 104-T

On motion of Councillor Daly O’Brien to suspend the rules to allow the Mayor to speak regarding the bond rating, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and PLACED ON FILE Document: 19-L

PETITIONS

Petition was received from Atara Kessler requesting a Hawker/Peddler license to sell Christmas trees, wreaths, roping & funeral logs at 297 Lincoln av; November 15 th to January 1 st, 2007, Monday thru Sunday, 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

On motion of Councillor Ryan to approve the license pending Police Approval, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and GRANTED WITH CONDITIONS Document: 36-I

Petition was received from Christine Rau, “Buttonwoods Festival of Trees”, requesting to hang two banners; one in Washington sq and one on So Main st from November 24 th thru December 10 th announcing their Holiday event.

GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document: 64-E

Petition was received from Verizon New England and Mass Electric Company requesting a joint pole location on Salem st.

VOTED: that HEARING BE HELD NOVEMBER 14 2006 Document: 120

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Macek requesting a discussion regarding the installation of a street light at the corner of Kristine Lane and Broadway.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO WIRE INSPECTOR Document: 114-H

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 29-U MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking DELETE existing Ordinance for Lafayette sq Limited Parking – 15 minutes

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document: 29-U

Document 29-V MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking Add two hour parking signs in front of 111-117 Lafayette sq- Limited Parking On motion of Councillor Hall to amend as follows: by adding under “HOURS/DAYS”, the words “Monday-Saturday” and also by adding after the words “except 9:00” the word “AM” and the time “ 9:00” in front of the words “P.M. Friday”, the yeas and nays were as follows,

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED

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

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and PASSED AS AMENDED Document: 29-V

Document 63-F MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Salaries All Departments – Non-Union, City Clerk Non-Union Wardens & Clerks, Inspectors and Training Stipends

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document: 63-F

NEW BUSINESS

Councillor Scatamacchia introduced Document 16-E To Wit: ORDERED: That the City Council authorizes the Purchasing Department to proceed with the final disposition of the list of obsolete surplus equipment.

  • CITIZEN CENTER - 6 Desks in poor condition

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document: 16-E

Councillor Macek introduced Document 103-L To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $5,544.00 be appropriated from FEMA Reimbursement and transferred to Recreation Expense to cover the cost of repairs due to May’s flood disaster.

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document: 103-L

Councillor Ryan introduced Document 103-M To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $21,600.00 be appropriated from FEMA Reimbursement and transferred to Police Expense to cover the cost of leasing two police cruisers.

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document: 103-M

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 63-G To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Salaries Administrative & Professional Positions; City Council President and Councillors

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

Councillor Macek submitted the Minutes of the Natural Resources and Public Buildings Committee meeting that was held on October 25 th.

On motion of Councillor Macek to approve the minutes the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and APPROVED Document: 22-R

Meeting adjourned at 7:37 o’clock P.M.

Yeas 8, Absent 1

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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