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December 5, 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, Macek and Curtin

Absent,-President Hart

Records of the last two meetings were approved.

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

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Communication was received from Mayor Fiorentini submitting the lease for the Career Resources Building at 165 Winter st.

PLACED ON FILE Document: 19-O

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

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED

Councillor Macek introduced Document 24-O To Wit: ORDERED: That the Mayor is hereby authorized to enter into and execute a certain lease agreement on behalf of the City of Haverhill with Career Resources Corp for the premises located at 165 Winter st, also known as the Winter Street School,.

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document: 24-O

Communication was received from Mayor Fiorentini requesting to address the Council regarding the transfer of $730,000 from free Cash.

PLACED ON FILE Document: 19-P

Communication was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointments of the following to the Recycling Committee. Said appointments effective December 1 st and November 20 th , to expire December 1 2007 and November 20 2007.

  • Suzanne Rogers Document: 104-Z
  • Kelley Fox Document: 129

PLACED ON FILE

Communication was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointments of the following to the Cable TV Advisory Committee. Said appointments effective November 29 th to expire December 31, 2008.

  • James Cleary Document: 129-B
  • Jonathan Miller Document: 129-C

PLACED ON FILE

Communication was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointment of Winston Carroll to the Open Space & Recreation Committee. Said appointment effective November 27 2006.

PLACED ON FILE Document: 129-D

PETITIONS

Application was received for a Theater license from Chunk’s Cinema Pub for 3 Screens at 371 Lowell av.

GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document: 73-S

Application was received for Tag Days from the HHS Model UN Club for December 8,9 & 10.

GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document: 67-H

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

VOTED: that HEARING BE HELD DECEMBER 19 2006 Document: 130

Petition was received from Verizon New England requesting a conduit location on Hilldale av.

VOTED: that HEARING BE HELD DECEMBER 19 2006 Document: 131

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

Hearing was held on Document 122, a petition from Verizon New England requesting a conduit location on Broadway.

POSTPONED to DECEMBER 12, 2006 Document: 122

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Hetel requesting a street light on Grant st on behalf of residents.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to WIRE INSPECTOR Document: 114-L

HEARING

Hearing was held on Document 83, an application from Lewis Builders Inc requesting a Special Permit to amend the Zoning Code, Table 1 of Use & Parking Regulations Chapter 255, property off Hilldale av to be rezoned to IP (Industrial Park) from RR (Rural Residential).

POSTPONED to DECEMBER 19 TH WITH LETTER RE NO FURTHER CONTINUANCE Document: 83

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 34-K MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking Five Fifth Avenue – Add Handicap Parking

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document: 34-K

Document 83-B MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Zoning NH Rte 121 & Hilldale av RR to IP

POSTPONED to DECEMBER 19 2006 Document: 83-B

Document 100-B MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Vehicles & Traffic School Drop Off & Pick Up Zone 48 So Chestnut st

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document: 100-B

Document 114-J, a communication from Councillor Daly O’Brien requesting a discussion regarding concerns of residents of West Rochambault st.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to MAYOR Document: 114-J

Document 124 MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Wastewater Treatment Rate Schedule for Septage Wastes On motion of Councillor Macek to amend the document as follows: To adjust the new rate to reflect 25% increase in all categories, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and PASSED AS AMENDED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document: 124

Document 125 MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To dministration Recreation Commission Non-Resident Tournament Fees

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document: 125

Document 126 Loan Order ORDERED: $100,000 for Willow av Drainage Capital Project

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document: 126

NEW BUSINESS

Councillor Curtin introduced Document 103-P To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $730,000 be appropriated from Free Cash to fund the General Operating Budget.

PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 Document: 103-P

Councillor Hall introduced Document 122-B An Order Granting: Permission to Verizon New England for a conduit location on Broadway. (Located in the Book of Location Orders).

POSTPONED to DECEMBER 12 2006 Document: 122-B

Councillor Hetel introduced Document 43-H To Wit” ORDERED: That the City of Haverhill hereby accepts the provisions of MGL c.59, s5L, Deferral of Taxes due by a member of the Massachusetts National Guard or reservist on active duty outside the Commonwealth.

PASSED Document: 43-H

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 128-B To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Zoning Downtown Smart Overlay District Chapter 40R

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document: 128-B

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 126-B To Wit: BOND ORDER ORDERED: $150,000 to repair City’s ladder truck

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document: 126-B

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 126-C To Wit: BOND ORDER ORDERED: $53,000 for repairs & improvements to Park Dept Building

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document: 126-C

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 126-D To Wit: BOND ORDER ORDERED: $30,000 to repair/improvements to High St Fire Station

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document: 126-D

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 63-H To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Salaries All Depts Non-Union, Mail Delivery Person, Citizen Ctr, Park Commission (effective upon passage)

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

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 63-I To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Salaries All Depts Non-Union, Mail Delivery Person, Citizen Ctr, Park Commission (effective 7/1/07)

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

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 29-W To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking 2-Hour Parking, 187 So Elm st

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

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 34-L To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking 52 Howard st, Delete Handicap Parking

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

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 132 To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Taxicabs & Buses Chapter 230-15 Rates

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days Document: 132

Councillor Daly O’Brien submitted the Minutes of the Administration & Finance Committee meeting held on November 27 th.

PLACED ON FILE Document: 22-T

Meeting adjourned at 8:27 o’clock P.M.

Yeas 8, Absent 1

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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