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December 19, 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, Macek and Curtin

Records of the last meeting was approved.

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

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Notice was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointment of Gabriel Delgado to the Haverhill Cultural Council. Said appointment effective December 11 th to expire May 1 2009.

CONFIRMED Yeas 9, Nays 0 129-I

PETITIONS

Applications were received from the following for 2007 Drainlayer licenses:

  • John Davidowicz 133-I
  • Rocci DeLucia Jr 133-J
  • Stephen P Early 133-K
  • Robert D Gellatly 133-L
  • Bill Hall 133-M
  • John C Jablonski 133-N
  • Ronald LaPlume 133-O
  • James Lynch 133-P
  • James M Mahoney 133-Q
  • William Makinen 133-R
  • Jeff Masterson 133-S
  • David Maynard 133-T
  • Joseph J Phelan III 133-U
  • Bruce Ross 133-V
  • Charles Todd Jr 133-W

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0

Applications were received from the following for 2007 license renewals:

  • Academy Lanes 725 So Main st 12 Coin-ops 8-F
  • American Legion Post 1314 Main st 3 Coin-ops 8-G
  • Amvets 576 Primrose st 2 Coin-ops 8-H
  • Cheerleaders Sports Bar 46 Washington st 5 Coin-ops 8-I
  • Chit Chat 103 Washington st 2 Coin-ops 8-J
  • Friendly’s 1160 Main st 1 Coin-op 8-K
  • Italian Am Benevolence Society 210 Winter st 4 Coin-ops 8-L
  • Kelley’s Restaurant 75 So Main st 5 Coin-ops 8-M
  • Mandarin Buffet 2 Essex st 2 Coin-ops 8-N
  • Market Basket 400 Lowell av 1 Coin-op 8-O
  • New Lantern Café 240 Essex st 4 Coin-ops 8-P
  • Pedro Diego’s 35 Washington st 1 Coin-op 8-Q
  • RG’s Pub 242 Winter st 2 Coin-ops 8-R
  • Skateland 19 Railroad av 9 Coin-ops 8-S
  • Steve’s House of Pizza 107 Plaistow rd 1 Coin-op 8-T

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0

  • Academy Lanes 725 So Main st 12 Sundays 9-L
  • Amvets 576 Primrose st 2 Sundays 9-M
  • Cheerleaders Sports Bar 46 Washington st 5 Sundays 9-N
  • Friendly’s 1160 Main st 1 Sunday 9-O
  • Italian Am Benevolence Society 210 Winter st 4 Sundays 9-P
  • Kelley’s Restaurant 75 So Main st 5 Sundays 9-Q
  • Mandarin Buffet 2 Essex st 2 Sundays 9-R
  • Market Basket 400 Lowell av 1 Sunday 9-S
  • New Lantern Café 240 Essex st 4 Sundays 9-T
  • Pedro Diego’s 35 Washington st 1 Sunday 9-U
  • RG’s Pub 242 Winter st 2 Sundays 9-V
  • Skateland 19 Railroad av 9 Sundays 9-W
  • Steve’s

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0

Petition was received from National Grid requesting a pole location on Boston rd.

VOTED: that HEARING BE HELD JANUARY 9 2007 136

Petition was received from National Grid requesting a pole location on Ward Hill av.

VOTED: that HEARING BE HELD JANUARY 9 2007 137

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

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

HEARING CLOSED 122

Hearing was held on Document 130, a petition from Verizon New England requesting a conduit location on Old Ferry rd.

HEARING CLOSED 130

Hearing was held on Document 131, a petition from Verizon New England requesting a conduit location on Hilldale av

HEARING CLOSED 131

COMMUNICATIONS

Reconsideration was received from Councillor Hall of Document 43-I/06, an Order that City accepts MGL C40 s3, relating to balance of funds received from lease of School Department real estate. On the question of passage, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Hall, Hetel, Swartz, Daly O’Brien, Scatamacchia, Macek, Ryan 8, and President Hart Nays,-Councllor Curtin 1, and RECONSIDERATION PASSED 43-II

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting the removal of a handicap parking sign at 59 Cedar st.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to PLANNING 114-N

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting street lights on Winter st across from St James Church.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to WIRE INSPECTOR 114-O

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting a discussion regarding amending Doc 29-Q an Ordinance relating to Limited Parking, West st

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to TRAFFIC & SAFETY COMMITTEE 114-P

Communication was received from Councillor Ryan requesting that the Mayor address Council regarding the 3 real estate signs on islands on Water st.

PLACED ON FILE 114-Q

HEARINGS

Hearing was held on Document 83, an application from Lewis Builders requesting a Special Permit to amend the Zoning Code, Table 1 of Use & Parking Regulations Chpt 255, property off Hilldale av to be rezoned to IP from RR (Industrial Park – Rural Residential) With Robert Levine appearing in favor and no one in opposition, the hearing was closed.

HEARING CLOSED 83

Hearing was held on Document 128, a petition from William Pillsbury/City of Haverhill requesting a Zoning Change – Proposed Chapter 40R Zoning Overlay District. With Mayor Fiorentini, William Pillsbury, Mark Dabrowski, James Waldron, Robert Harb and Bill Grogan appearing in favor and Louis Fossarelli and William Copeland appearing in opposition, the hearing was closed.

HEARING CLOSED 128

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 29-W MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE An Ordinance Relating to Parking 2-Hour Parking, 187 So Elm st

PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 29-W

Document 34-L MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE An Ordinance Relating to Parking 52 Howard st, Delete Handicap Parking

PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 34-L

Document 43-I ORDERED: That City of Haverhill accepts provisions of MGL C 40, s3, which provides that expenditure of any balance of funds received from the lease of school dept real property at the end of the fiscal year shall remain in said account and may be expended for the upkeep and maintenance of any facility under the control of the school committee. On the question of passage, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Hall, Hetel, Swartz, Daly O’Brien, Scatamacchia, Macek, Ryan 8, and President Hart Nays,-Councllor Curtin 1, and DOCUMENT RECONSIDERED and RECONSIDERATION PASSED and DOCUMENT PASSED 43-I

Document 63-H MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE An Ordinance Relating to Salaries Non-Union, Mail Delivery Person (Effective upon passage)

PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 63-H

Document 63-I MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE An Ordinance Relating to Salaries Non-Union, Mail Delivery Person (Effective July 1 2007)

PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 63-I

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

NOT PASSED Nays 9, Yeas 0 83-B

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

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 122-B

Document 126-B ORDERED: Bond Order, $150,000 to repair City’s ladder truck

NOT PASSED and REFERRED to PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE Yeas 9, Nays 0 126-B

Document 126-C ORDERED: Bond Order, $53,000 for repairs & improvements to Parks Dept Building

PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 126-C

Document 126-D ORDERED: Bond Order, $30,000 for repairs & improvements to High St Fire Station

PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 126-D

Document 127-B An Order granting: Permission to Verizon NE & MA Electric Co for joint pole location on Broadway. (Located in the Book of Location Orders)

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 127-B

Document 128-B MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Zoning – Amend Zoning Ordinance, Section 25-98 Downtown Smart Growth Overlay District On the question of passage, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Hall, Hetel, Swartz, Daly O’Brien, Scatamacchia, Ryan and President Hart 7, Nays,-Councillors Macek and Curtin 2, and PASSED 128-B

Document 132 MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Taxicabs and Buses Rates

On motion of Councillor Daly O’Brien to amend the document “to change rate for use time from $20.00 to $21.00”, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 9, Nays 0, and MOTION PASSED and PASSED AS AMENDED Yeas 9, Nays 0 132

NEW BUSINESS

Councillor Hetel introduced Document 130-B An Order Granting: Permission to Verizon New England for a conduit location on Old Ferry rd. (Located in the Book of Location Orders)

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 130-B

Councillor Swartz introduced Document 131-B An Order Granting: Permission to Verizon New England for a conduit location on Hilldale av. (Located in the Book of Location Orders)

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 131-B

Meeting adjourned at 10:10 o’clock P.M.

Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret Toomey
City Clerk

 
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