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March 25, 2008

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

Present,-President Hart, Councillors Scatamacchia, Ryan, Macek, Hall, McGonagle, Donahue and Quimby.

Absent,-Councillor Daly O’Brien.

Records of the last meeting were approved.

Councillor Quimby was appointed to read the records for the present week.
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Notice was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointment of Richard V Scali to the CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT PARKING COMMISSION. Said appointment effective March 25 2008 to expire March 25 2009.
CONFIRMED Yeas 8, Absent 1 2-Y

PETITIONS

Application was received for a 2008 Drainlayer license from Leonel Diaz.
GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 13-V

Petition was received from Attorney Philip A Parry for ‘Rolling Meadows Subdivision LLC”, to Accept Rolling Meadows Lane as a public way.
REFERRED TO PLANNING AND VOTED: that COUNCIL HEARING BE HELD JUNE 10 2008 50

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Macek requesting a discussion regarding an addition to Zoning that will require that the front façade of a residential property located on a corner lot be facing the street with the highest traffic count.
PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to PLANNING DIRECTOR 49-E

Communication was received from Councillor Ryan requesting a discussion regarding street lights on Jeffrey Lane.
PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to WIRE INSPECTOR 49-F

Communication was received from Councillor McGonagle requesting a discussion regarding a “pay as you throw program”.
PLACED ON FILE 49-G

HEARINGS

Hearing was held on Document 88, a petition from Stephen Stapinski for D & D Realty Trust requesting a Special Permit for development in the Watershed Protection District for
Roadway Improvements – Brandy Brow rd. On motion of Councillor Hall to accept recommendation of Planning Director William Pillsbury to Postpone, the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and POSTPONED TO JUNE 10 2008 88

Hearing was held on Document 88-B, a petition from Stephen Stapinski for D & D Realty Trust requesting a Special Permit for development in the Watershed Protection District for
Erin Way Subdivision – off Brandy Brow rd. On motion of Councillor Hall to accept recommendation of Planning Director William Pillsbury to Postpone, the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and POSTPONED TO JUNE 10 2008 88-B

Hearing was held on Document 88-C, a petition from Stephen Stapinski for D & D Realty Trust requesting a Special Permit for development in the Watershed Protection District for Fermata rd Subdivision – off Brandy Brow rd. On motion of Councillor Hall to accept recommendation of Planning Director William Pillsbury to Postpone, the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and POSTPONED TO JUNE 10 2008 88-C

Hearing was held on Document 88-D, a petition from Stephen Stapinski for D & D Realty Trust requesting a Special Permit for development in the Watershed Protection District for
Richard Early Subdivision Form A Lots – off Brandy Brow rd. On motion of Councillor Hall to accept recommendation of Planning Director William Pillsbury to Postpone, the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and POSTPONED TO JUNE 10 2008 88-D

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 40 ORDERED: That previous Loan Order(Doc 48/03) for remodeling, reconstructing and making extraordinary repairs to HHS is amended to borrow $32,920,000
see document for complete text
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 40

Doc 46 MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance re: Prohibited Turns
Intersection at Rosemont and Main st No Right on Red On motion of Councillor Macek to postpone to 1 week after the State reviews, the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and On motion of Councillor Hall to refer, the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and REFERRED to TRAFFIC & SAFETY COMMITTEE and POSTPONED TO 1 WEEK AFTER STATE REVIEWS 46

NEW BUSINESS

Councillor Scatamacchia introduced Document 31-E To Wit: ORDERED: That City Council authorize the Purchasing Department to proceed with the final disposition of the following list of obsolete surplus equipment.
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 31-E

Councillor Ryan introduced Document 26-D To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $1,900 be transferred from the Highway Dept Salaries & Wages to Highway Dept Expense Account
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 26-D

Councillor Macek introduced Document 26-E To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $45,000 be transferred from the Highway Dept Salaries & Wages to Highway Dept Roadway/Sidewalk account ($30,000) and Street Markings account ($15,000)
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 26-E

Councillor Hall introduced Document 21-D To Wit: P R O C L A M A T I O N Greek Independence Day - March 25 2008
ADOPTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 21-D

Meeting adjourned at 8:32 o’clock P.M. Yeas 8, Absent 1

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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