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October 28, 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 Ryan was appointed to read the records for the present week.
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PETITIONS

Application was received for Tag Days from Haverhill High School Chorus December 5,6,7.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 42-R

Petition was received from Attorney Don Borenstein representing Donahue Builders requesting to accept Mahoney Way as a public way for Orchard View Estates.
REFERRED TO PLANNING BOARD and Yeas 9, Nays 0
VOTED: that COUNCIL HEARING be held December 9, 2008 126


COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting to introduce John Michitson to speak regarding Innovative Economic Development Strategies for Haverhill and region.
PLACED ON FILE and Letter to Chamber of Commerce and Senator Baddour 118-J

Communication was received from Councillor Donahue requesting a discussion regarding sacrificing salary and benefits by City Council members for remainder of FY09.
PLACED ON FILE 118-K

Communication was received from Councillor Quimby requesting a street light across from 148 Homestead st, pole location 369/19.
PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO WIRE INSPECTOR Yeas 9, Nays 0 118-L

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting a discussion regarding posting a stop sign on Vale st at the intersection of North Broadway.
PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO TRAFFIC & SAFETY COMMITTEE Yeas 9, Nays 0 118-M

HEARINGS

Hearing was held on Document 108, petition from James Lyons/Dennysville-Lyons Realty Trust requesting to have Allison Circle and Julianna Drive accepted as Public Ways. With James Lyons in favor and no one in opposition, the hearing was closed. A favorable recommendation was received from the Planning Board and
Planning Director.
HEARING CLOSED 108

Document 108-B ORDERED: That the following street herein described be accepted as a public way: Allison Circle (see document for complete text)

Document 108-BB ORDERED: That the following street herein described be accepted as a public way: Julianna Drive (see document for complete text) 108-B
MOTION PASSED and ORDER GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 108-BB

Hearing was held on Document 109, a petition from the City of Haverhill requesting to change Street Names – Barker st Extension to South Lakeside Ave and a portion of Essex Ave to Shady Lane (new plan submitted) With John Pettis on behalf of the City in favor and no one in Opposition, the hearing was closed.
HEARING CLOSED 109

Document 109-B ORDERED: That the following streets herein described be renamed Barker St extension(In its entirety) To: South Lakeside Ave and Essex Ave (portion) (Northerly of its north intersection with Scotland Heights Rd to the current end) To: Shady Lane (see document for complete text)
MOTION PASSED and ORDER GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 109-B

Hearing was held on Document 110, a petition from City of Haverhill requesting to change street name – Bank Rd to Deluca Dr. With John Pettis on behalf of the City in favor and William DeLuca IV in favor the hearing was closed.
HEARING CLOSED 110

Document 110-B ORDERED: That the following street herein described be renamed from Bank Rd (In its entirety) TO: DeLuca Dr. (see document for complete text) On the question of granting the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas,-Councillors Macek, Daly O'Brien, Hall, McGonagle and President Hart 5, Nays,-Councillors Scatamacchia, Ryan, Donahue, Quimby 4, and GRANTED 110-B

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 121-B, Order to grant joint pole location on Pilling st. PETITION WITHDRAWN BY VERIZON
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 121-B

Document 39-J MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Vehicles and Traffic,
Amend Chpt 240 S85, Schedule B: Parking Restrictions and Prohibitions
POSTPONED TO DECEMBER 2, 2008 Yeas 9, Nays 0 39-J

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 41-E To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Stop Signs, Forest Avenue (Southeasterly) at the intersection of Kenoza Avenue
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 41-E

Meeting adjourned at 8:40 o’clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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