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June 24, 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, - Councillors Daly O'Brien and Macek

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 Paul Malone and David Currier as Assistant Harbormasters.
PLACED ON FILE 57-V

PETITIONS

Applications were received for License Renewals from:

  • Black Tie Limousine 25 Bond st 37 Limos 82-D
  • Robert Michael’s Limousine Service 234 Water st 4 Limos 82-E
  • Haverhill Music Ctr, 2 Washington st Buy/Sell 2nd Hnd Articles 82-F
  • Trinity EMS 7 Stewart st 9 Ambulances 82-G
  • American Medical Response 101 Winter st 7 Ambulances 82-H
  • Central Wheelchair 142 Essex st Chair Car Vehicles, 9 Vehicles 82-I
  • Trinity EMS 7 Stewart st Chair Car Vehicles 3 Vehicles 82-J

GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2

Applications were received for Special License to sell alcohol from:

  • Elks, at 24 Summer st, October 13th, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM 18-Q
  • J William Carrington, at Winnekenni Castle, July 19, 7pm to 9 pm 18-R

GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2

Application was received from Oscar Thomas/Haverhill Elks requesting to close street at 24 Summer St., October 13 - close Newcomb st from Summer st to Cherry st 53-B
GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2

Application was received from Jonathan Lewis for Hawker/ Peddler license to sell hotdogs, chips, soda, water, chili and Gatorade at Winnekenni Area - Rte 110, Sunday to Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm 22-F
GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2

Application was received from Jose M Maysonet for Handicap Parking Sign at 20 Hancock st 27-J
PLACED ON FILE AND REFERRED TO PLANNING Yeas 7, Absent 2

Petition was received from National Grid for conduit locations at West Lowell av - Plan 3860894
VOTED: that HEARINIG BE HELD JULY 22 2008 88

Petition was received from National Grid for conduit locations at Essex st - Plan 449314
VOTED: that HEARINIG BE HELD JULY 22 2008 89

Application was received for Inflammable license from Kevin Gottwald "Global Communications" to store an additional 6,000 gallons of diesel fuel underground at 297 Lincoln av for a total of 24,000 gallons underground.
VOTED: that HEARINIG BE HELD AUG 12 2008 90

Petition was received from Vin Ouellette/City of Haverhill Requesting to hang a banner at the corner of Salem & So Main st - June 25 to July 5 to announce the City's July 4 Celebration,"Honoring Our Veterans" from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm with Fireworks on July 3 at 10:00 pm. 65-C
GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2

COMMUNICATIONS

Councillor Macek arrives in Council Chambers. Communication was received from Councillor Macek requesting
to discuss disturbances & illegal usage of recreational vehicles in the area of Vale st, Hilldale av, Srybny av and to introduce Atty. Elise Hoffman & Bill Czerepak from Country Hollow Village Condos to speak to the issue.
PLACED ON FILE AND REFERRED TO TRAFFIC & SAFETY COMMITTEE & LETTER TO ARCHDIOCESE 84-G

Communication was received from Councillor Scatamacchia requesting a discussion regarding guardrails between Kenoza av& Gile st.
PLACED ON FILE AND REFERRED TO TRAFFIC & SAFETY COMMITTEE 84-H

Communication was received from Councillor Macek requesting a discussion regarding road opening permits and trenching requirements.
PLACED ON FILE AND REFERRED TO PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE & LETTER TO PUBLIC WORKS 84-I

Communication was received from Councillor Scatamacchia requesting a discussion regarding no parking in front of 430 Hilldale av.
PLACED ON FILE REFERRED TO TRAFFIC & SAFETY COMMITTEE 84-J

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 20-E MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking 35 Altamont st, Delete Handicap Parking
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 20-E

Document 20-F MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking 60 Franklin st, Handicap Parking
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 20-F

Document 40-B ORDERED: Loan Order $600,000 for costs related to closure of Old Haverhill Landfill (see Document 40-B for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 40-B

Document 21-M Resolution – To Authorize Mayor to file application with MA Dept of Environmental Protection for State Financial Assistance for Water Pollution Abatement Projects (see Document 40-B for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 26-Q To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $18,000 be transferred from Wastewater Salary Accounts, Medicare & Health Insurance to Wastewater Expense, Sludge Disposal(2008)
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 26-Q

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 26-R To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $20,000 be transferred from Water Expense, Chemicals to Water Capital Account(2008)
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 26-R

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 69-B To Wit: ORDERED: Fiscal year 2009 - Appropriate/Raise
$139,956,611 from various categories and funded in following manner: $309,449 Water Receipts, $191,774
Wastewater Receipts, $200,000 Sale of Real Estate, $1,533,000 Free Cash, $137,772,388 Taxation &
other receipts
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 69-B

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 69-C To Wit: ORDERED: Water Budget 2009 - Appropriate $7,323,271 to operate Water Dept and $7,528,107 to come from Water Revenue, $104,613 to come from Water available fund balance and appropriate $309,449 in the General Fund and funded from Water receipts On the question of passage, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Scatamacchia, Ryan, Macek, Hall McGonagle and President Hart 6, Nays,-Councillors Donahue & Quimby 2, Absent,-Councillor Daly O'Brien 1, and PASSED 69-C

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 69-D To Wit: ORDERED: Wastewater Budget 2009 - Appropriate $7,795,266 to operate Wastewater Dept for items marked as appropriations and $7,793,936 to come from Wastewater Revenue, $193,194 to come from Wastewater available fund balance and appropriate $191,774 in the General Fund and funded from Wastewater receipts
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 69-D

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 69-E To Wit: ORDERED: Fiscal Year 2009 Budget – Raise and Appropriate $985,460 and transfer to Stabilization
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 69-E

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 91 To Wit: ORDERED: Authorization of Recreation and Parks Revolving Fund (see Document 91 for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 91

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 91-B To Wit: ORDERED: Authorization of Citizen Center Rental Account Revolving Fund (see Document 91-B for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 91-B

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 91-C To Wit: ORDERED: Authorization of Haverhill Parking Commission Revolving Fund (see Document 91-C for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 91-C

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 91-D To Wit: ORDERED: Authorization of Wood School Daycare Revolving Fund (see Document 91-D for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 91-D

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 91-E To Wit: ORDERED: Authorization of Veteran’s Memorial Skating Rink Revolving Fund (see Document 91-E for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 91-E

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 91-F To Wit: ORDERED: Authorization of Crowell School Daycare Revolving Fund (see Document 91-F for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 91-F

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 91-G To Wit: ORDERED: Authorization of Council on Aging Activities Account Revolving Fund (see Document 91-E for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 91-G

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 92 To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parades & Processions
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 92

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 10-C To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Salaries - All Departments - Non Union
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 10-C

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 10-D To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Salaries - Administrative and Professional Positions
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 10-D

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 41-B To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER
An Ordinance Relating to Two (2) Stop Signs, Add stop sign at the intersection of Harding & Stetson St, Add stop sign at the intersection of Stetson And Harding Av
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days & Referred to Traffic & Safety 41-B

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 20-G To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking, 5 Ford st ADD Handicap Parking
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 20-G

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 20-H To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An ordinance Relating to Parking, 23 Howard st ADD Handicap Parking
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 20-H

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 20-I To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking, 20 Broad st ADD Handicap Parking
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 20-I

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 20-J To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking, 7A Tremont st ADD Handicap Parking
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 20-J


Meeting adjourned at 8:41 o'clock P.M. Yeas 8, Absent 1

Attest:
Margaret A. Toomey
City Clerk

 
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