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October 21, 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 Scatamacchia was appointed to read the records for the present week.
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Communication was received from Mayor Fiorentini requesting to address Council to outline his plan to meet the $1M in 9C cuts to the budget.
PLACED ON FILE 1-H

PETITIONS

Application was received for Tag Days from Haverhill Junior Football, October 23,24,25.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 42-Q

Notice of Filing and Public Hearing was received from the Department of Public Utilities on 2007 Management Performance Measure Report Nov 3.
PLACED ON FILE 33-B

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Quimby requesting a discussion regarding installing a stop sign at the end of Katsaros dr.
PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO TRAFFIC & SAFETY COMMITTEE IF NO ORDINANCE Yeas 9, Nays 0 118-F

Communication was received from Councillor Ryan requesting a discussion regarding City issuing work permits for contractors around Washington st area.
PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO TRAFFIC & SAFETY COMMIITTEE Yeas 9, Nays 0 118-G

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting a street light on Bellevue av at pole #124/4 on behalf of a resident.
PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO WIRE INSPECTOR Yeas 9, Nays 0 118-H

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting a discussion about posting a stop sign on Forest av at the intersection of Kenoza av.
PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO PLANNING Yeas 9, Nays 0 118-I

HEARINGS

Hearing was held on Document 121, a petition from Verizon New England and MA Electric Co for joint pole location on Pilling st. With Kathy Frazier appearing in favor and no one in opposition the hearing was
closed.
HEARING CLOSED. 121

Document 121-B, Order to grant joint pole location on Pilling st.
POSTPONED TO OCTOBER 28, 2008 Yeas 9, Nays 0 121-B

Hearing was held on Document 122, a petition from Verizon New England for conduit location on Fondi rd. With Kathy Frazier appearing in favor and no one in opposition the hearing was closed.
HEARING CLOSED.

Document 122-B ORDERED: Order granting conduit location to Verizon New England on Fondi rd.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 122-B

Hearing was announced for Documents 88, 88-B,88C & 88-D of 2007. All 4 petitions from Stephen Stapinski D & D Realty Trust, requesting Special Permits – Watershed Protection District for Brandy Brow rd – also known as Erin Way, Fermata Rd, Five Form A Lots on Brandy Brow Rd & Brandy Brow Rd - 11 Lots.
POSTPONED TO February 17, 2009 Yeas 9, Nays 0 88, 88-B 88-C, 88-D

Hearing was held on Document 101, petition from Robert A Masys requesting to have Danrich ct accepted as a Public Way. With Robert Masys in favor and Bruce Hanson in opposition the hearing was closed.
HEARING CLOSED. 101

Document 101-B ORDERED: That the following street herein described be accepted as a Public Way: Danrich Ct. (see document for complete text) On motion of Councillor Macek to amend document as follows:"that petition be granted with the condition that any outstanding issues of the City Engineer and Planning Director be attached", the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas 9, Nays 0 and MOTION PASSED and ORDER GRANTED WITH CONDITIONS
On the question of granting Yeas 9, Nays 0 101-B

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 51 MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance re: Building Maintenance of
Abandoned, Foreclosing Residential Properties
PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE COMMITTEE Yeas 9, Nays 0 51

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 69-F To Wit: ORDERED: That the FY09 department budgets be reduced by amounts listed for a total of $474,800. (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 69-F

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 123-C To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $141,00 be appropriated from Sale of non-tax title land and transferred to Debt Service Expenses.
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 123-C

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 123-D To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $178,200 be appropriated from Stabilization and transferred to Debt Service.
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 123-D

Councillor Hall submitted the Minutes of Public Safety Committee Meeting that was held October 15th.
PLACED ON FILE 37-L

Meeting adjourned at 8:42 o’clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0
Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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