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January 16, 2007

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

Present,-President Hart, Councillors Hall, Swartz, Daly O’Brien, Scatamacchia and Macek

Absent,-Councillors Hetel, Ryan and Curtin

Records of the last meeting was 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 Thomas Daggett as a Constable. Said appointment effective January 12 2007 .

PLACED ON FILE 9

Notice was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointment of Joseph M Gauron as a Constable. Said appointment effective January 12 2007 .

PLACED ON FILE 9-B

PETITIONS

The following applications were received for Tag Days:

  • HHS Band February 9,10,11 10
  • HHS Spungold Color guard March 30,31 & April 1 10-B
  • Haverhill Little League April 12,13,14 10-C
  • Haverhill Senior Baseball April 26,27,28 10-D
  • HHS Lacrosse Team May 11,12 10-E
  • Relay for Life May 25,26,27 10-F
  • VFW June 29,30 10-H
  • HHS Girls Volleyball Sep 14,15,16 10-I

GRANTED Yeas 6, Absent 3

Haverhill Lions Club June 9 th On motion of Councillor Hall to amend as follows: To grant the license for all street locations except “Water st & Ginty blvd; the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 6, Absent 3, and MOTION PASSED and GRANTED AS AMENDED 10-G

Application was received from R Glenn Daigle for a 2007 Drainlayer license to expire December 31 2007.

GRANTED Yeas 6, Absent 3 11

Petition was received from Verizon New England & Ma electric Company requesting a joint pole location on Back Lane and River rd.

VOTED: that HEARING BE HELD JANUARY 30 2007 12

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

Hearing was held on Document 138/06, a petition from Verizon New England and Ma Electric Co requesting a joint pole location on Crystal st. With Robert Grassia appearing in favor and no one in opposition, the hearing was closed.

HEARING CLOSED 138/06

Hearing was held on Document 139/06, a petition from Verizon New England requesting a conduit location on Crystal st. With Robert Grassia appearing in favor and no one in opposition, the hearing was closed.

HEARING CLOSED 139/06

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting a discussion regarding taxicabs and livery vehicles.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE COMMITTEE Yeas 6, Absent 3 5-C

Communication was received from Councillor Curtin requesting a street light for residents at the corner of Beech st & Wilson st and also in front of 21 Silver st.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to WIRING INSPECTOR Yeas 6, Absent 3 5-D

UNNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 5-B, a communication from Councillor Scatamacchia requesting to give an update on the Brownfields Steering Committee.

PLACED ON FILE 5-B

Document 6 ORDERED: To declare real property surplus for purposes of sale by public auction:

  • 1. Dwight st
  • 2. Eudora st
  • 3. Goodale st
  • 4. 43 White st

(see document for complete text)

POSTPONED to JANUARY 23 2007 Yeas 6, Absent 3 6

Document 34-M MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking 59 Cedar st-DELETE Handicap Parking

PASSED Yeas 6, Absent 3 34-M

Document 63-D MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Salaries – All Departments Non-Union – Parking Control Officer

POSTPONED to JANUARY 30 2007 Yeas 6, Absent 3 63-D

Document 126-E/06 ORDERED: Loan Order - $453,000 for purchase of new School Dept textbooks

PASSED Yeas 6, Absent 3 126-E/06

NEW BUSINESS

Councillor Scatamacchia introduced Document 138-B An Order granting: Permission to Verizon New England and MA Electric Company for a joint pole location on Crystal st.(Located in the ook of location orders.)

GRANTED Yeas 6, Absent 3 138-B

Councillor Macek introduced Document 139-B An Order Granting: Permission to Verizon New England for a conduit location on Crystal st. (Located in the book of location orders)

GRANTED Yeas 6, Absent 3 139-B

Councillor Ryan introduced Document 13 To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $27,000 be appropriated from Stabilization and transferred into the Highway department Capital Account to fund the required payment for year one of a three year lease relating to the purchase of a new pickup truck.

On motion of Councillor Hall to amend document as follows: by deleting the word “pickup” after the word “new” in the last sentence, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 6, Absent 3, and MOTION PASSED

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

Yeas 6, Absent 3, and PASSED AS AMENDED 13

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 14 To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking 32 John st, Add Handicap Parking

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 14

Meeting adjourned at 7:48 o’clock P.M.

Yeas 6, Absent 3

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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