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April 29, 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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Notice was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointment of James C Cronin to the Planning Board. Said
appointment effective April 29th to expire April 25 2013.
CONFIRMED Yeas 8, Nays 0 57-E

Notice was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointments of the following to the Educational Fund Committee:

  • Patricia Costello 57-F
  • Mary Phennicie 57-G

PLACED ON FILE

PETITIONS

Application was received for Tag Days from the HHS Cheerleaders for July 19th.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 42-G

Application as received for a license from Pridestar EMS to operate an Ambulance for 1 vehicle at 163 Eighth av.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 52-B

Applications were received for Hawker/Peddler licenses to sell hotdogs, lemonade, chips, soda, coffee, water,
ice cream, slush, hamburgers and meatballs at 1 Washington sq, Sunday to Saturday, 9:00 am – 3:00 am from:

  • Donald Cannon 22-C
  • Gerald Cannon 22-D

On the question of granting the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas,-Councillors Scatamacchia, Ryan, Macek, Daly O’Brien, Hall, McGonagle, Donahue and Quimby 8, Nays,-President Hart 1, and GRANTED

Applications were received for Handicap Parking Signs from:

  • William Zoulias for 69 Harrison st 27-C
  • Clifford Grammont for 4 Forrest av 27-D

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to PLANNING

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Daly O’Brien requesting to introduce members of the Haverhill Community Violence Coalition to make a presentation about Respect-Protect-Connect event on May 17th and
also requests permission to a hang banner on Parking Deck facing Main st and also requests that the bond requirement be waived.
GRANTED but no vote taken 65

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting to introduce Tim Clough to discuss placing nonbinding public opinion advisory question on November 2008 ballot regarding curbside recycling.
POSTPONED to MAY 20 2008 Yeas 9, Nays 0 49-T

Communication was received from Councillors Daly O’Brien and Donahue requesting to recognize Karen
Sarkisian the Superintendent of the Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School for her 18 years of service to the School.
PLACED ON FILE 49-U

Communication was received from Councillor Daly O’Brien requesting a discussion regarding the continued road problems at Farrwood dr.
PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO ADMINISTRATION& FINANCE COMMITTEE Yeas 9, Nays 0 49-V

Communication was received from Councillor Scatamacchia requesting to discuss parking recreational vehicles on
City streets.

On the question of referring the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas,-Councillors Scatamacchia, Ryan, Macek, Daly O’Brien and President Hart 5, Nays,-Councillors Hall, McGonagle, Donahue and Quimby 4, and PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO CITY SOLICITOR 49-W

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting to amend Doc 29-B/06, Ordinance re:City Hall
Parking to change the City Council parking space with the City Clerk’s space.
REFERRED To PLANNING Yeas 9, Nays 0 49-X

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 54 MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Boats and Boating

On motion of Councillor Daly O’Brien to amend in section 116-6. beginning in the 4th sentence by deleting after the word “ramps,” the rest of the sentence beginning with the word “or”., the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas 9, Nays 0, and MOTION PASSED and PASSED AS AMENDED 54

Document 60 MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Municipal Composting Program
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 60

NEW BUSINESS

Councillor Quimby introduced Document 26-G To Wit: Transfer $59,500 from Parks Budget, Salaries & Wages to Parks Budget, Tree Removal account.
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 26-G

Councillor Donahue introduced Document 21-H To Wit: P R O C L A M A T I O N Silver Star Day, May 1st
(see document for complete text)
ADOPTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 21-H

Councillor McGonagle introduced Document 21-I To Wit: P R O C L A M A T I O N Polish Constitution Day, May 3rd (see document for complete text)
ADOPTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 21-I

Councillor Scatamacchia introduced Document 21-J To Wit: P R O C L A M A T I O N, National Law Day, May 2nd (see document for complete text)
ADOPTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 21-J

Councillor Ryan introduced Document 21-K To Wit: P R O C L A M A T I O N Public Service Recognition Week, May 5-11th (see document for complete text)
ADOPTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 21-K

Meeting adjourned at 8:20 o’clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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