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December 9, 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 Hall was appointed to read the records for the present week.
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PETITIONS

Petition was received from Verizon New England and MA Electric Co requesting joint pole location on Monmouth st. VOTED: that HEARING BE HELD DECEMBER 9 2008 135

HEARING

Hearing was held on Document 135, a petition from Verizon New England and MA Electric requesting a joint pole location on Monmouth st. With Joseph Gleason and Attorney Paul Magliochetti appearing in favor and no one in opposition the hearing was closed. HEARING CLOSED 135

Document 135-B ORDERED: Order granting joint pole location to Verizon and MA Electric on Monmouth st PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 135-B

Hearing was held on Document 130, a petition from Verizon New England and MA Electric Co requesting a joint pole location on High st. With Joseph Gleason appearing in favor and no one in opposition the hearing was closed. HEARING CLOSED 130

Document 130-B ORDERED: Order granting joint pole to Verizon and MA Electric on High st.
On the question of granting, the yeas and nays were as follows: Yeas,-Councillors Ryan, Macek, Daly O'Brien, Hall, McGonagle, Donahue, Quimby and President Hart 8, Abstain,-Councillor Scatamacchia 1, and PASSED 130-B

Hearing was held on Document 126, a petition from Attorney Don Borenstein representing Donahue Builders to accept Mahoney Way as a Public Way for Orchard View Estates. With Brian Donahue appearing 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 126

Document 126-B ORDERED: That the following street herein described be accepted as a Public Way: Mahoney Way (see document for complete text) MOTION PASSED and ORDER GRANTED WITH THE CONDITION THAT ALL REQUIREMENTS BY THE CITY BE MET Yeas 9, Nays 0 126-B

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 27-K, An application by Keith Waddington for 2 handicap parking spaces at 26 White st for Trinity Church PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO PLANNING Yeas 9, Nays 0 27-K

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 31-J To Wit: ORDERED: That the City Council authorizes the Purchasing Dept to proceed with final disposition of list of obsolete surplus vehicles from Police Dept and
Assessor’s Office (see document for complete text) PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 31-J

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 123-G To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $7,208.31 be transferred from the Reserve for Capital Projects to the Citizen Center Budget, Building Maintenance
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 123-G

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 123-H To Wit: ORDERED: That in accordance with General Laws, Ch. 44, Section 64, authorize payment of bill(s) of the previous years and to further authorize the payment from current year departmental appropriations to National Grid, $50,000 from Account Maintenance-Electric HS

On motion of Councillor Macek that $50,000 is to be appropriated but not be able to be paid until the negotiations with National Grid are complete. On the question of passage, the yeas and nays were as follows: Yeas,-Councillors Scatamacchia, Ryan, Macek, Daly O'Brien, Hall, McGonagle, Quimby and President Hart 8 Nays,-Councillor Donahue 1, and PASSED 123-H

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 123-I To Wit: ORDERED: That in accordance with General Laws, Ch. 44, Section 64, authorize payment of bill(s) of the previous years and to further authorize the payment from current year departmental appropriations for the police department (see document for complete list) PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 123-I

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 136 To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER
An Ordinance Relating to A Central Business District Parking Commission; amend in Chapter 11 “Powers,
duties and responsibilities” PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 136

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 20-P To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking, 5 Fifth av DELETE Handicap Parking PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 20-P

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 20-Q To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking, 7 Brookline av DELETE Handicap Parking PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 20-Q

Meeting adjourned at 8:14 o’clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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