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March 4, 2008

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

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

Absent,-President Hart

Records of the last meeting were approved.

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

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Notice was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointment of Diane Bouglanger-Prescott to the Education Funding Committee. Said appointment effective February 26th to
expire March 4, 2009.
PLACED ON FILE 2-Q

Notice was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointment of Brent Baeslack to the Conservation Commission. Said appointment effective February 26th to expire March 4, 2009.
PLACED ON FILE 2-R

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting an update from Mayor Fiorentini regarding School Building Authority Award of $5.4 million from HHS.
PLACED ON FILE 8-W

Communication was received from Councillor Daly O’Brien requesting a discussion regarding parking issues for downtown, historical district, around the Court House and Ginty blvd.
PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to MAYOR 8-X

HEARINGS

Hearing was held on Document 28, a petition from Verizon New England and MA Electric Co for Boardman st (plan 684). With Joseph Gleason appearing in favor and no one in opposition the hearing was closed.
HEARING CLOSED 28

Document 28-B, Order to grant a joint pole location to Verizon NE & MA Electric Co for Boardman st (plan 684).
GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 28-B

Hearing was held on Document 14, a petition for a Hearing from William Pillsbury/City of Haverhill regarding Zoning: a Waterfront Interim Planning Overlay District.
PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to NATURAL RESOURCES & PUBLIC
BUILDINGS COMMITTEE Yeas 8, Absent 1 14

Document 14-B MUNINCIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER Ordinance re: Waterfront Interim Planning Overlay District
PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to NATURAL RESOURCES & PUBLIC
BUILDINGS COMMITTEE Yeas 8, Absent 1 14-B

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 37, a communication from Councillor Hall submitting recommendations of the Traffic & Safety Committee meeting held on January 24 2008.

On motion of Councillor Macek re: item #7. regarding traffic & safety issues on upper Main st Route 125, to REFER to PLANNING FOR ORDINANCE, the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO PLANNING 37

NEW BUSINESS

Councillor Ryan introduced Document 38-B To Wit: ORDERED: Order authorize the Mayor to amend the Third Cost Sharing Agreement between Aggregate Industries-Northeast Region, Inc. and the City of Haverhill to allow Aggregate to obtain and place additional grading material on the City-owned, as well as the Aggregate-owned, portion of
the landfill.
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 38-B

Councillor Macek introduced Document 40 To Wit: ORDERED: Order that Order No. 48 of the City Council approved by the Mayor on March 13, 2003, which appropriated and authorized borrowing $27,520,000 for remodeling, reconstructing and making repairs to the Haverhill High School is amended to provide that $32,920,000 is appropriated for remodeling, reconstructing and making extraordinary repairs to Haverhill High School, including original equipment and landscaping, paving and other site improvements incidental or directly related thereto; that to meet this appropriation the Treasurer with the approval of the Mayor is authorized to borrow $32,920,000 see document for complete text

On motion of Councillor Hall to approve and place on file for 10 days before final passage, the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and APPROVED and PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days – Before Final Passage 40

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 39-C To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking Myrtle Street – No Parking
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 39-C

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 41 To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Stop Signs– Doane Street at the intersection of South Pine Street
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 41

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 39-D To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To No Parking Delete existing Ordinance for 2-Hour Parking at Lewis Street from Charles St to Lancaster St, East Side
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 39-D

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 39-E To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To No Parking Add no Parking at Lewis St from Charles St to Lancaster St, East Side
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 39-E

Councillor Scatamacchia submitted the minutes of the Planning & Development Committee held on February 25 2008.
PLACED ON FILE 37-B

Meeting adjourned at 8:25 o’clock P.M. Yeas 8, Absent 1

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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