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February 26, 2008

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

Present,-President Hart, Councillors Scatamacchia, Ryan, Macek, Daly O’Brien, Hall, McGonagle, Donahue and Quimby.

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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PETITIONS

Applications were received for Tag Days from the following:

  • HHS Musical February 29, March 1,2 3-X
  • Exchange Club of Haverhill March 20,21,22 3-Y
  • HHS Boys Volleyball March 27,28 3-Z

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0

Application was received for a 2008 Drainlayer license from Steven J Eddy.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 13-T

Petition was received from Derek Mitchell/Dream Weaver Presents requesting a public show and exhibition license for a professional wrestling show, March 8th at the Haverhill High School Gym; from 7 pm to 9 pm; with one third of the money raised to go to HHS athletic program.
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 36

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Donahue requesting a discussion regarding excessive speed on Crystal st.
PLACED ON FILE 8-V

Communication was received from Councillor Hall submitting the recommendations of the Traffic & Safety Committee from the meeting that was held on January 24th.

PLACED ON FILE with actions as follows:

  • for item #’s 1. Postpone to March 4 2008 2. Refer to State
  • 3. Postpone to March 4 2008 4. Refer to Highway
  • 6. Postpone to March 4 2008 7. Send letters to various
  • Departments and 8. Postpone to March 4 2008

Yeas 9, Nays 0 37

NEW BUSINESS

Councillor Daly O’Brien introduced Document 38 To Wit: ORDERED: Order authorize Mayor to execute deed to Bradford Christian Academy to effectuate sale of property located on Oxford av and S st; Assessor’s Map 731, Block 767, Lots 1,2, 3,4 and 15 with conditions (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 38

Councillor Hall introduced Document 31-B To Wit: ORDERED: Order that property at O Lakeshore rd Boxford, MA; Boxford Assessor’s Map 3, Block 1, Lot 5, containing approximately 11.4 acres be declared surplus; also that Town of Boxford shall have first right of refusal to purchase land and also if Boxford does not exercise this right Mayor is authorized to issue request for proposals for sale of property for not less than $750,000.00
PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to NATURAL RESOURCES & PUBLIC
PROPERTY Yeas 9, Nays 0 31-B

Councillor McGonagale introduced Document 17-B To Wit: Home Rule Petition – An Act Authorizing Sale of Certain Land by City of Haverhill in Town of Boxford (see document for complete text)

On the question of adoption, the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas,-Councillors Scatamacchia, Ryan, Macek, Daly O’Brien, Hall and McGonagle 6, Nays,-Councillors Donahue, Quimby and President Hart 3, and ADOPTED 17-B

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 39 To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking, DELETE existing Ordinance for Highland av – No parking from Summer st to Mt Vernon st (east side)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 39

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 39-B To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To 2-Hour Parking, Highland av from Summer st to Mt Vernon st
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 39-B

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 20-C To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking, 17 Arch av, ESTABLISH Handicap Parking
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 20-C

Meeting adjourned at 8:29 o’clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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