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July 22, 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 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 Theodoro Vasiliou to the Cable TV Advisory Committee. On motion of Councillor to postpone to August 26, 2008
POSTPONED TO AUGUST 26, 2008 57-W

Notice was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointments of the following as Constables to expire July 16, 2009.

  • Philip Cleversey
  • Ronald E Bertheim
  • Steven Ring
  • David E Hall
  • Charles Massa Jr
  • Gerald Sewell
  • James H Sagris

PLACED ON FILE 95

PETITIONS

Application was received for Tag Days from HHS Field Hockey Team for September 5,6,& 7.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 42-J

Application for a Special License to sell alcohol was received from Laura Acosta, at the Citizens Center, July 25, 8PM - 1AM.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 18-T

Application for 2008 Drainlayer license was received from William C Leonard.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 96

Application was received for Hawker/Peddler license from Orland Teague to sell tools and general merchandise at VFW, 64 Kenoza av on Thursday, August 7th, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. On motion of Councillor Hall to grant license with Stipulation that it be subject to police approval.
MOTION PASSED AND GRANTED WITH STIPULATION Yeas 9, Nays 0 22-G

Petition was received from Verizon New England for conduit location on How st.
VOTED: that HEARING BE HELD AUG 12TH 97

Petition was received from Verizon New England for conduit location on West Lowell av
VOTED: that HEARING BE HELD AUG 12TH 98

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Macek requesting to discuss commemorative memorial for Ralph Potter at Winnekenni Trail and to introduce Raymond Potter.
PLACED ON FILE AND REFERRED TO MAYOR 84-O

Communication was received from Councillor Macek requesting discontinuance of sections of Marlon, Hanover and Orange sts.
PLACED ON FILE AND REFERRED TO NATURAL RESOURCES & PUBLIC PROP 84-P

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting a discussion regarding Fire Department sick leave and related issues.
PLACED ON FILE AND REFERRED TO MAYOR 84-Q

Communication was received from Councillor Macek requesting a discussion regarding truck traffic and safety improvements for Willow Ave.
PLACED ON FILE AND REFERRED TO STATE LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION, MAYOR,
POLICE CHIEF & MERRIMACK VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION 84-R

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting to submit recommendations of Traffic & Safety Committee held on July 7.
PLACED ON FILE 84-S

HEARINGS

Hearing was held on Document 88, petition for a conduit location from National Grid for West Lowell av, plan 3860894. With Steve Soucy from National Grid appearing in favor and no one in opposition, the hearing was closed.
HEARING CLOSED 88

Document 88-B ORDERED: Order granting conduit location to National Grid for West Lowell av, plan 3860894.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 88-B

Hearing was held on Document 89, petition for a conduit location from National Grid for Essex st, plan 449314. With Steve Soucy from National Grid appearing in favor and no one in opposition, the hearing was closed.
HEARING CLOSED 89

Document 89-B ORDERED: Order granting conduit location to National Grid for Essex st, plan 449314.
On motion of Councillor Macek that petition be granted with Stipulation that the sidewalk be properly replaced with the same type of material and not just patched and also to refer petition to Wiring Inspector to insure compliance with stipulation.
MOTION PASSED AND GRANTED WITH STIPULATION Yeas 9, Nays 0 89-B

Hearing was held on Document 93, a petition for a joint pole location from Verizon New England and MA Electric Co for Lafayette av, plan 688. With Cathy Frazier appearing in favor and William Copeland in opposition, the hearing was closed.
HEARING CLOSED 93

Document 93-B ORDERED: Order granting joint pole location to Verizon New England and MA Electric Co for Lafayette av, plan 688.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 93-B

Hearing was held on Document 94, a petition for a joint pole location from Verizon New England and MA Electric Co for Essex av, plan 687. With Cathy Frazier appearing in favor and William Copeland in opposition, the hearing was closed.
HEARING CLOSED 94

Document 94-B ORDERED: Order granting joint pole location to Verizon New England and MA Electric Co for Essex av, plan 687.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 94-B

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 20-K MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating To Parking Handicap parking sign at 20 Hancock st
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 20-K

Document 75 ORDERED: City accepts MGL c71 Section 37M relating to Consolidation of Personnel Functions of School Committee with those of the City. (see Document 75 for complete text)
POSTPONED to August 12 2008 Yeas 9, Nays 0 75

Document 75-B ORDERED: City accepts MGL c71 Section 37M relating to Consolidation of Financial Functions of School Committee with those of the City. (see Document 75-B for complete text)

POSTPONED to August 12 2008 Yeas 9, Nays 0 75-B

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 28-F To Wit: ORDERED: Order authorize Mayor to execute on behalf of City agreement for purchase of rail line, corridor and right-of-way in Bradford abandoned by Boston and Maine Railroad (DBA Pan-Am Railways) for $500,000.00 upon such terms and conditions as he shall deem
appropriate. (see Document 28-F for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 28-F

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 9-C To Wit: ORDERED: Order Election Warrant, State Primaries Tuesday September 16th (see Document 9-C for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 9-C

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 20-L To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER
An Ordinance Relating to Parking, 487 Washington st DELETE Handicap Parking
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 20-L

Meeting adjourned at 8:28 o'clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A. Toomey
City Clerk

 
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