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March 11, 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 McGonagle was appointed to read the records for the present week.

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PETITIONS

Application was received for a Hawker/Peddler license from Robert Daly to sell hotdogs, sausages, kielbasa, pepper steaks, soda, water & chips, outside Riverside Park Lincoln av; January thru December Monday thru Saturday; 10 am – 10 pm.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 22-B

Applications were received for Tag Days from the following:

  • HHS Lacrosse Boosters March 30,31 42
  • Amvets Ladies Auxiliary Aug 29,30 42-B

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0

Application was received for a 2008 Drainlayer license from Pete Selfridge.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 13-U

Petition was received for a pole location from National Grid for Winter st (plan 405038).
VOTED: that HEARING BE HELD APRIL 1 2008 43

Petition was received for a conduit location from National Grid for Locke st (plan 4059381).
VOTED: that HEARING BE HELD APRIL 1 2008 44

Petition was received for a conduit location from National Grid for Winter st (plan 4059381).
VOTED: that HEARING BE HELD APRIL 1 2008 45

Abatement report was received from the Board of Assessors for the month of February 2008.
PLACED ON FILE 7-C

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting a discussion regarding deleting “Police Parking only” space in front of 141 Winter st.
PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to PLANNING 8-Y

HEARINGS

Hearing was held on Document 15, a petition for a Hearing from Northern Oaks LLC/Josette Doherty, President, requesting Street Acceptance of Tamarac dr. With Philip Christiansen appearing in favor and no one in opposition, the hearing was closed.
HEARING CLOSED 15

Councillor Ryan introduced Document 15-B ORDERED: Order to accept Tamarac Drive as a Public Way (see document for complete text)
PASSED (Absent,-President Hart) Yeas 8, Absent 1 15-B

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 20-C MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking 17 Arch av, Establish Handicap Parking
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 20-C

Document 39 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
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 39

Document 39-B MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To 2-Hour Parking Highland av from Summer st to Mt Vernon st
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 39-B

NEW BUSINESS

Councillor Hall introduced Document 31-C To Wit: ORDERED: that portion of property at 1314 Main st, known as The Clement Farm, Assessor’s Map 654, Block 608, Lot 2 be declared surplus and Authorize Mayor to issue (request for proposals)RFP for lease of said
real property On motion of Councillor Ryan to postpone for 1 week, the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas,-Councillors Ryan, Donahue, Quimby and President Hart 4, Nays,-Councillors Scatamacchia, Macek, Daly O’Brien, Hall and McGonagle 5, and MOTION NOT PASSED

On motion of Councillor Macek to add to the RFP that there be B1 (the barn) and B2 (the grove) when it is finalized and there be option language inserted to allow for the bidding parties to either include the grove parcel or not include it and perhaps share it with the City as we are doing with the parking area. the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas,-Councillors Scatamacchia and Macek 2, Nays,-Councillors Ryan, Daly O’Brien, Hall, McGonagle, Donahue, Quimby and President Hart 7, and MOTION NOT PASSED

On motion of Councillor Daly O’Brien to exclude what has been identified as parcel B2 and go forward with the RFP to include B1. The remainder of the area as identified as Clement Farm Parcel be called area C, which is retained by the City. Parcel B2 is available but is not absolute right pursuant to the terms of any lease, the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas 9, Nays 0, and MOTION PASSED

On motion of Councillor Macek to pass as amended, the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas,-Councillors Scatamacchia, Macek, Daly O’Brien, Hall, McGonagle, Quimby and President Hart 7, Nays,-Councillors Ryan and Donahue 2, and MOTION PASSED and PASSED AS AMENDED 31-C

Councillor Daly O’Brien introduced Document 21-C To Wit: ORDERED: P R O C L A M A T I O N Irish American Heritage Month, March 2008 (see document for complete text)
ADOPTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 21-C

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 46 To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance re: Prohibited Turns Intersection at Rosemont st and Main st
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 46

Meeting adjourned at 8:05 P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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