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February 13, 2007

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 were approved.

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

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Communication was received from the Mayor submitting the audit proposal from Giusti, Hingston & Co for the City of Haverhill Department of Public Works.

PLACED ON FILE 24

PETITIONS

Application was received from the HHS Field Hockey Team to hold Tag Days on October 12,13,14.

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 10-W

The following applications were received for 2007 Drainlayer licenses:

  • David G Vail 11-N
  • Brendan Larkin 11-O

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0

The following applications were received for Coin-op licenses:

  • GLS Assoc - Valley Forum Ice Rink 7 Parkridge rd 12 Coin-ops 15-D
  • GLS Assoc – Valley Forum Ice Rink 7 Parkridge rd 12 Sundays 16-C

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0

Petition was received from WBC Extrusion Products Inc requesting Street Acceptance of Fondi rd as a Public Way.

REFERRED to PLANNING BOARD and VOTED: that COUNCIL HEARING BE HELD APRIL 10 th 25

Petition was received from Attorney James Waldron representing Arthur DiMauro requesting Street Acceptance of Jamaica ln as a Public Way.

REFERRED to PLANNING BOARD and VOTED: that COUNCIL HEARING BE HELD APRIL 10 th 26

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from City Solicitor William Cox Jr submitting the proposals received by the City for property at 20 Newcomb st and 75 Kenoza st.

PLACED ON FILE and REFER PROPOSAL FOR LEASE OF 20 NEWCOMB ST TO THE SCHOOL COMMITTEE and REFER PROPOSALS FOR SALE OF 75 KENOZA AV (THE ARMORY) TO MAYOR Yeas 9, Nays 0 27

Communication was received from Councillor Hetel requesting to speak regarding the Ocasio building project.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to MAYOR & PARKING COMMISSION Yeas 9, Nays 0 24-B

On motion of Councillor Ryan to suspend the rules to entertain a motion to review and update the downtown parking ordinances, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 9, Nays 0, and MOTION PASSED

On motion of Councillor Ryan to convene a meeting of the Parking Commission to discuss reviewing or updating the parking ordinances, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Hall, Hetel, Daly O’Brien, Scatamacchia, Macek, Ryan, Curtin and President Hart 8, Nays,-Councillor Swartz 1, and MOTION PASSED and PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to MAYOR 24-B

Communication was received from Councillor Curtin requesting a discussion regarding concerns of neighbors in the Brandy Brow pit area.

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to MAYOR 5-L

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting a discussion regarding Parking Ordinance in front of the MVRTA Bus Station.On motion of Councillor Hall to refer to Traffic & Safety Committee, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas , Nays 0, and MOTION PASSED and PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to TRAFFIC & SAFETY COMMITTEE 5-M

Communication was received from Councillor Macek requesting a discussion regarding receipt of anonymous communications.

PLACED ON FILE 5-N

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

Yeas 9, Nays 0, and MOTION PASSED

Councillor Curtin introduced Document 20-B To Wit: P R O C L A M A T I O N Lithuanian Independence Day February 16 2007 (see document for complete text)

ADOPTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 20-B

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 14-D To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking Delete Handicap Parking – 3 Leblanc st

PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 14-D

Councillor Hall submitted the Minutes of the Public Safety Committee meeting held on February 5 th. On motion of Councillor Hall to refer to Mayor the recommendations of the meeting for the Bond Order for the new ladder truck, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas 9, Nays 0, and MOTION PASSED and PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to MAYOR 19-C

Councillor Macek submitted the Minutes of the Natural Resources & Public Buildings Committee held February 7 th.

On motion of Councillor Macek to recommend to the Mayor to sell the property on Groveland st to Essent Health Care, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Hall, Hetel, Swartz, Scatamacchia, Macek, Ryan, Curtin and President Hart 8, Abstain,-Councillor Daly O’Brien 1, and MOTION PASSED and PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to MAYOR 19-D

Meeting adjourned at 8:35 o’clock P.M.

Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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