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January 13, 2009

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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The oath of office was administered to the Vice President elect as appears by the following certificate,

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS
Haverhill, January 6, 2009
Essex ss

Then personally appeared ROBERT H. SCATAMACCHIA Vice President-Elect of the City Council of the City of Haverhill and was duly sworn to the faithful and impartial discharge of the duties of said office.

Before me,

Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

PETITIONS

Applications were received for Tag Days from:

  • HHS Ski Team January 22,23,24 7
  • Haverhill Little League Baseball April 9,10,11 7-B
  • Riverside Bradford Baseball Div. A May 1,2,3 7-C
  • Haverhill Girls Softball May 8,9,10 7-D
  • Haverhill Veterans Council May 14,15,16 7-E
  • VFW Post 29 May 21,22,23 7-F
  • Riverside Bradford Baseball Div. B May 29,30,31 7-G
  • American Legion Post 4 June 11,12,13 7-H
  • DAV Hannah Duston Chpt 20 June 25,26,27 7-I
  • Amvets Post 147 Sep 18 & 19 7-J

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0

Applications were received for the following licenses:

  • Ari’s Subs 402 So Main st 3 Coin-ops 8
  • Skateland 19 Railroad av 9 Coin-ops 8-B
  • Market Basket 400 Lowell av 2 Coin-ops 8-C
  • Kelley’s Restaurant 75 So Main st 4 Coin-ops 8-D
  • Pilgrim Lanes 600 Primrose st 40 Coin-ops 8-E

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0

Applications were received for the following Sunday licenses:

  • Skateland 9 Sunday Coin-ops 9
  • Market Basket 2 Sunday Coin-ops 9-A
  • Kelley’s Restaurant 2 Sunday Coin-ops 9-B
  • Pilgrim Lanes 40 Sunday Coin-ops 9-C

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Scatamacchia requesting a discussion regarding two way traffic on So. Prospect st.

On motion of Councillor Ryan to refer to Planning for an ordinance, the yeas and nays were as follows:

Yeas,-Councillors Scatamacchia, Ryan and Donahue 3, Nays,-Councillors Macek, Daly O'Brien, Hall, McGonagle, Quimby and President Hart 6,and FAILED 5-B

Communication was received from Councillor McGonagle requesting to discuss maintenance and condition of Haverhill Skating Rink.
PLACED ON FILE AND REFERRED TO NATURAL RESOURCES AND PUBLIC
PROPERTY COMMITTEE 5-C

HEARINGS

Document 127/08, Application from Bill Walsh/Brice Builders requesting to accept Moccasin Path as a public way (on Walnut Creek Estates).
POSTPONED to JANUARY 27, 2009 Yeas 9, Nays 0 127/08

Order to accept Moccasin Path as a Public Way.
POSTPONED to JANUARY 27, 2009 Yeas 9, Nays 0 127-B/08

Document 128/08, Application from Doug Ahern/Jeffco Inc requesting to accept Willow and Hannah sts as public ways.
POSTPONED to FEBRUARY 3, 2009 Yeas 9, Nays 0 128/08

Order accept Hannah st as a Public Way.
POSTPONED to FEBRUARY 3, 2009 Yeas 9, Nays 0 128-B/08

Order accept Willow st as aPublic Way.
POSTPONED to FEBRUARY 3, 2009 Yeas 9, Nays 0 128-C/08

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 39-K/08 MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance to Amend An Ordinance Relating to Parking for Little River Street, No Parking Entire Length (North Side)
POSTPONED to JANUARY 27, 2009 Yeas 9, Nays 0 39-K/08

Document 140/08 MUNICIAP ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Sewers, Wastewater
Treatment and Water fees (see document for complete text) On the motion to approve the ordinance 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 140/08

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 10 To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $28,037.51 be appropriated and transferred from the Reserve for Carbon Filters to Water Department Expense, Future Carbon Replacement Filters
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 10

Meeting adjourned at 8:20 o’clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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