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June 3, 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 Daly O’Brien was appointed to read the records for the present week.
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Notice was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the following appointments:

  • Lawrence Olasky to the WATERFRONT INTERIM PLANNING OVERLAY
    DISTRICT TASK FORCE. Said appointment effective May 29 2008.
    PLACED ON FILE 57-Q
  • Roy Wright – Chairman, Stuart Manikas, Gerald Sewell and
    Kay Herlihy to the HAVERHILL HISTORIC COMMISSION. Said
    appointments effective June 3 2008 to expire June 3 2011.
    CONFIRMED Yeas 9, Nays 0 57-R
  • Michael McGonagle to the DOWNTOWN MASTER PLAN COMMITTEE.
    Said appointment effective May 27 2008 to expire June 3 2010.
    PLACED ON FILE 57-S
  • Notice was received from Alex J Malvers of his resignation
    from the COMMISSION ON DISABILITY ISSUES. Said resignation
    effective May 12 2008.
    PLACED ON FILE 57-T
  • Notice was received from ELISE B HOFFMAN of her resignation
    from the WASHINGTON ST HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMISSION. Said
    resignation effective May 15 2008.
    PLACED ON FILE 57-U

PETITIONS

Applications were received for License Renewals from the following:

  • Billiards & Pool Alice Chamberlain – Cedardale 931 Boston rd 82-B
  • Sunday Billiards & Pool Alice Chamberlain – Cedardale 931 Boston rd 12-G
    GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting a discussion regarding a handicap parking sign at 6 Franklin st.
PLACED ON FILE and REFERREED to PLANNING Yeas 9, Nays 0 27-E

HEARINGS

Hearing was held on Document 35, a petition from Stephen Defeo requesting to Accept Parker Lane as a Public Way.
POSTPONED TO JULY 8 2008 Yeas 9, Nays 0 35

Document 35-B, Order to accept Parker Lane as a Public Way.
POSTPONED TO JULY 8 2008 Yeas 9, Nays 0 35-B

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 31-B ORDERED: Order that property at 0 Lakeshore rd Boxford, MA Assessor’s Map 3, Block 1, Lot 5 be declared surplus and Boxford has 1st right of refusal to purchase land and if not purchased Mayor is authorized to issue RFP for sale of property for not less than $750,000.00 (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE 31-B

Document 66 MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Dogs and Other Animals On motion of Councillor Hall to amend Dog Ordinance as stated per the letter submitted by City Solicitor William Cox Jr, dated June 4 2008, as indicated in documents pages 2 thru 8, date stamped June 5 2008, the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas 9, Nays 0, and MOTION PASSED and On motion of Councillor Hall to pass as amended,
the yeas and nays were as follows: Yeas 9, Nays 0, and PASSED AS AMENDED 66


NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk introduced Document 26-L To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $550,000 be transferred from Budget Reserve account to Snow & Ice Expenses account and further that $38,915.87 be transferred from Snow & Ice Salaries account to Snow & Ice Expense account
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 26-L

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 26-M To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of Transfer $2,000 be transferred from Mayor-Salaries & Wages to Mayor – Expense.
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 26-M

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 26-N To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $128,900 be transferred from Capital Projects to the following capital accounts: Dam inspection & report Frye’s Pond, Replacement windows– Water st Fire Station, Replace & repair roof at Recycling Center, Alarm System upgrade Treasurer’s Office, Paint & repair Rocks Village Fire Station, Drainage repairs, Carleton st, Tennis court repairs Winnekenni & Stadium, Repair furnace at stadium & Abatement, Masonry repairs Bartlett School, Temporary painters for City Hall & Schools (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 26-N

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 20-E To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $62,400.00 be transferred from the following accounts: Police Salary-Night Differential, Holiday Pay, Specialist Pay, Dispatch Stipend,
Seniority Premium and Tuition Reimbursement to Police Expense - Vehicular Supplies (Gas), Vehicle Repair and Public Safety Supplies (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 26-O

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 20-E To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking 35 Altamont st - Delete Handicap Parking
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 20-E

Meeting adjourned a 7:55 o’clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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