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May 8, 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, Macek and Ryan

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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PETITIONS

Applications were received for Tag Days from:

  • St Joseph School October 6 & 7 41-C
  • HHS Ski Team December 6, 7, 8 41-D

GRANTED (Absent,-Councillors Ryan & Curtin) Yeas 7, Absent 2

The following license applications were received from:

Doris Segal 108 River st Buy/Sell 2nd Hnd Articles 54

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

Yeas,-Councillors Hall, Swartz, Daly O’Brien, Scatamacchia, Macek, Ryan and President Hart 7, Abstain,-Councillor Hetel 1, Absent,-Councillor Curtin 1, and GRANTED

  • Ronald Glick 24 Emerson st Buy/Sell 2nd Hnd Articles 54-B
  • Edward Fahimian 94 Washington st Buy/Sell 2nd Hnd Articles 54-C
  • Richard P Paquette 120 Bellevue av Buy/Sell 2nd Hnd Clothing 54-D
    GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1

Ronald Glick 24 Emerson st Pawnbroker 54-E

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

Yeas,-Councillors Hall, Daly O’Brien, Scatamacchia, Macek and President Hart 5, Nays,-Councillors Hetel, Swartz and Ryan 3, Absent,-Councillor Curtin 1, and POSTPONED to MAY 22 2007

  • Ronald Glick 24 Emerson st Buy & Sell Old Gold 54-F
  • Ernest DiBurro 725 So Main st Bowling 54-G
  • Ernest DiBurro 725 So Main st Sunday Bowling 16-D
    GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1

Petition was received from Sofia Zaralides of the Greek Orthodox Church requesting to hang a banner at intersection of Salem & So Main st; from May 29th thru June 10th announcing the
annual Picnic on June 10th at the Legion Farm.
GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 55

Communication was received from Building Inspector submitting the following Orders to demolish the buildings at:

  1. 40 Mechanic st 56
  2. 426 Water st 56-B
  3. 91 So Williams st 56-C

VOTED: that HEARINGS BE HELD JUNE 12 2007

Abatement report was received from the Board of Assessors for the month of April.
PLACED ON FILE 4-E COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Daly O’Brien requesting a discussion regarding street lights in the City.
PLACED ON FILE 49-F

HEARING

Hearing was held on Document 35, an application for a Special Permit from Attorney James Waldron representing Ronald & Alba Roderick to build a five-unit multifamily dwelling to be used as condos on Auburn st. With Attorney Waldron and Steve Stapinski appearing in favor and no one in opposition, the hearing was closed.

On motion of Councillor Macek that the Special Permit be granted as amended: “that the Special Permit stipulate that the developer be required to comply with the “Proposed conditions and stipulations” as stated in the letter dated May 3 2007 from William Pillsbury and also that all items in the letters from City Departments along with all requirements for special permits be made part of the special permit for this project”, the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and HEARING CLOSED and PASSED AS AMENDED 35

NEW BUSINESS

Councillor Scatamacchia introduced Document 6-BB To Wit: ORDERED: That the City Council of the City of Haverhill concur with the favorable findings of the Natural Resources and Public Buildings Committee to reduce the price of the lot on Eudora st being Map 529, Block 25, Lot 16-2 to amount of $117,300.00.
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 6-BB

On motion of Councillor Daly O’Brien to suspend the rules to introduce the following Proclamation, the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED

Councillor Daly O’Brien introduced Document 20-K To Wit: P R O C L A M A T I O N PUBLIC SERVICE RECOGNITION WEEK May 7-13 (see document for complete text)
ADOPTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 20-K

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 57 To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE HAPTER
An Ordinance Relating To Stop Signs Bellevue av at intersection of Hillside st Delete Stop Sign
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 57

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 57-B MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER
An Ordinance Relating To Stop Signs Add a Stop Sign at the intersection of Hillside st and Bellevue av
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 57-B

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 29-C MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER
An Ordinance Relating To Parking DELETE existing ordinance for West Street Limited Parking for West Street – on east side
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 29-C

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 29-D MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER
An Ordinance Relating To Parking Add Ordinance Relating to Parking – ADD Limited Parking for West Street on east side
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 29-D

Councillor Daly O’Brien submits Minutes of the Administration& Finance Committee meeting held on May 2nd.
PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to MAYOR & STATE DELEGATION 19-I

On motion of Councillor Hall to suspend the rules to introduce the following communication, the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting to discuss Summer jobs for City youth.
PLACED ON FILE 49-G

Meeting adjourned at 7:43 o’clock P.M.
Yeas 8, Absent 1

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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