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July 10, 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, Ryan & Curtin

Records of the last meeting were approved.

Councillor Daly O’Brien was appointed to read the records for the present week.

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Notice was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointment of Joseph Edwards as Chairman of the License Commission. Said appointment effective July 6 2007 to expire December 31 2007.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 64-I

PETITIONS

Application was received for a license renewal was received from the following:
Michael Della Paolera 22 Hilldale av 3 Livery “Courtesy Transportation”
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 66-F

Application was received for a 2007 Drainlayer license from James Boraczek. Said license to expire December 31 2007.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 11-X

Petition was received from W Warren Gerety/Haverhill Downtown Association requesting the approval of summer music concerts along with the closing of the Wingate st area and also
requests that merchants be allowed to sell food and other items.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 77

Abatement report was received from the Board of Assessors for the month of June 2007.
PLACED ON FILE 4-G

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Ryan requesting a discussion regarding granting permission for extended hours beyond 9:00PM for a fixed location vendor at Washington Square. On motion of Councillor Ryan to give a 60-Day trial for hours 9:00 AM to 3:00 AM, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Hall, Hetel, Swartz, Scatamacchia, Macek, Ryan and Curtin 7, Nays,-Councillor Daly O’Brien and President Hart 2, and MOTION PASSED and GRANTED 49-Y

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

Hearing was held on Document 72, a petition from Verizon New England & MA Electric Co requesting a joint pole location on High Street.
POSTPONED to JULY 24 2007 Yeas 9, Nays 0 72

Hearing was held on Document 73, a petition from Verizon New England & MA Electric Co requesting a joint pole location for Blaisdell and Marshall st.
POSTPONED to JULY 24 2007 Yeas 9, Nays 0 73

HEARING

Hearing was held on Document 39, an application for a Special Permit from Attorney Richard Sheehan representing Merrimack Valley Hospice to construct a Nursing Home on North av.
POSTPONED to AUGUST 14 2007 Yeas 9, Nays 0 39

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 14-O MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking
23 Arch av; Delete Handicap Parking
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 14-O

Document 19-K, Councillor Daly O’Brien submitted the Minutes of the Administration & Finance Committee Meeting that was held on June 19th.
PLACED ON FILE 19-K

Document 38-B MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To
Heavy Commercial Vehicles re: Fairmount av & Newton av
REFERRED to PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE Yeas 9, Nays 0 38-B

Document 56 ORDERED: Order to Demolish building at 40 Mechanic st (Passed as Amended 6/12/07)
POSTPONED to JULY 24 2007 Yeas 9, Nays 0 56

Document 76 MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Revisions to the Code of the City of Haverhill
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 76

NEW BUSINESS

Councillor Hall introduced Document 72-B An Order Granting: Permission to Verizon New England & MA Electric Co for a joint pole location on High Street.
POSTPONED to JULY 24 2007 Yeas 9, Nays 0 72-B

Councillor Hetel introduced Document 73-B An Order Granting: Permission to Verizon New England & MA Electric Co for a joint pole location on Blaisdell & Marshall Streets. POSTPONED to JULY 24 2007 Yeas 9, Nays 0 73-B

Councillor Swartz introduced Document 52-B To Wit: ORDERD: Order to cancel 2007 City Council meetings for September 4 (Special State Primary) September 18 (Preliminary City Election) October 16 (Special State Election) and November 6 (City Election) (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 52-B

Councillor Daly O’Brien introduced Document 52-C To Wit: ORDERED: Order to establish Polling Places for all Elections held during 2007 (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 52-C

Councillor Scatamacchia introduced Document 52-D To Wit: ORDERED: Order Election Warrant 2007 City Preliminary, September 18 (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 52-D

Councillor Macek introduced Document 52-E To Wit: ORDERED: Order Election Warrant 2007 City Election, November 6
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 52-E

Councillor Ryan introduced Document 13-L To Wit: ORDERED: Transfer $21,039.23 from Police Salary accounts to Various Police Expense accounts (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 13-L

Councillor Curtin introduced Document 44-H To Wit: ORDERED: Order authorize Mayor to enter into/execute“MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT” on behalf of City with Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority re: intermodal parking facility on at former “Ted for Tires” lot
(see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 44-H

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 14-P To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking 39 Freeman st, Establish Handicap Parking
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 14-P

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 14-Q To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking Locke st: South side 20 feet from intersection
of Essex st, Delete Handicap Parking Space
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 14-Q

Councillor Macek submitted the Minutes of the Natural Resources & Public Buildings Committee meeting held on June 25. 19-L

Meeting adjourned at 8:34 o’clock P.M.
Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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