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May 20, 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 Ryan was appointed to read the records for the present week.
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Notice was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointment of Elise Hoffman to the WATERFRONT INTERIM PLANNING OVERLAY DISTRICT TASK FORCE. Said appointment effective May 16, 2008.
PLACED ON FILE 57-K

Notice was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointment of Robert Masys to the BROWNFIELD’S STEERING COMMITTEE. Said appointment effective May 16 2008.
PLACED ON FILE 57-L

Notice was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointment of William Faraci to the VACANT BUILDINGS& ABANDONED PROPERTY TASK FORCE. Said appointment effective May 15 2008.
PLACED ON FILE 57-M

PETITIONS

Applications for Special License to sell alcoholic beverages were received from:

  • Ben Gorman at Winnekenni Castle, June 28th, 11 AM – 4 PM 18-L
  • Jeff LeBlanc at the Crescent Yacht Club, June 7th, 18-M 10 AM – 4 PM.
    GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1

Applications were received for License Renewals from:

  • JUNK DEALER
    • Paul Goldberg - 81 Hale st 52-C
  • PAWNBROKER
    • Ronald Glick - 24 Emerson st 52-D
  • BUY & SELL OLD GOLD
    • Ronald Glick – 24 Emerson st 52-E
  • BUY & SELL SECOND HAND ARTICLES
    • Debra A Riley – 133 Merrimack st 52-F
    • Jennie Miller – 133 Merrimack st 52-G
    • Michele Edwards – 133 Merrimack st 52-H
    • Ronald Glick – 24 Emerson st 52-I
    • Jose Figueroa – 118 White st 52-J
    • Doris Segal – 108 River st 52-K
    • Kathleen Mangion – 31 Bradstreet av 52-L
  • BUY & SELL SECOND HAND CLOTHING
    • Debra A Riley – 133 Merrimack st 52-M
    • Jennie Miller – 133 Merrimack st 52-N
    • Michele Edwards – 133 Merrimack st 52-O
  • ROLLER SKATING RINK
    • Marc Pyche – 19 Railroad av 52-P
  • SUNDAY SKATING
    • Marc Pyche – 19 Railroad av 12-C
  • BOWLING
    • Ernie DiBurro – 725 So Main st 52-Q
    • Maria Angelotti – 600 Primrose st 52-R
  • SUNDAY BOWLING
    • Ernie DiBurro – 725 So Main st 12-D
    • Maria Angelotti – 600 Primrose st 12-E
    • BILLIARDS & POOL
    • Maria Angelotti – 600 Primrose st 52-S
  • SUNDAY BILLIARDS & POOL
    • Maria Angelotti – 600 Primrose st 12-F

GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from City Solicitor, William D Cox Jr submitting response from RFP for lease of portion of property at 1314 Main st, known as Clement Farm from Wilbur Comeau Post 4, American Legion and also requests matter be referred to Natural Resources & Public Buildings Committee.
POSTPONED TO MAY 27 2008 Yeas 8, Absent 1 79

Communication was received from Councillor Scatamacchia requesting to introduce Joseph Ferguson to discuss a fundraiser for Robert Dinges.
PLACED ON FILE 80

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 14-B MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Zoning Amend Zoning Code – Waterfront Interim Planning Overlay District, WIPOD

On motion of Councillor Macek to accept the New Revised Map dated May 20 2008 as presented by William Pillsbury, to replace the original map, the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED

and also On motion of Councillor Macek to amend as follows: in Section E, in the first line after the word “standards” insert the words “Criteria and/or guidelines” in place of the words “and criteria” and in the second line of Section E change the word “shall” to “may”, the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas 8, Absent 1, and MOTION PASSED and PASSED AS AMENDED 14-B

Document 49-T, a communication from Councillor Hall requesting to introduce Tim Clough to discuss placing a
nonbinding public opinion advisory question on the ballot regarding curbside recycling.
PLACED ON FILE Yeas 8, Absent 1 49-T

NEW BUSINESS

Council Administrative Assistant Barbara Arthur introduced Document 81 To Wit: ORDERED: Order to grant request of Tenney Family Association to enter onto Old Bradford Burial Ground to place dedication family headstone and that they shall indemnify and hold harmless City of Haverhill for any damages incurred in executing this project (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 81

Councillor Macek submitted the recommendations of the Natural Resources & Public Property Committee’s meeting that was held April 28th regarding action for WIPOD, Waterfront Interim Planning Overlay District.
PLACED ON FILE 37-H

Meeting adjourned at 8:20 o’clock P.M. Yeas 8, Absent 1

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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