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January 20, 2009

Meeting of the City Council was held at 7:00 o’clock P.M.

Present,-President Hart, Councillors Scatamacchia, Ryan, Hall, McGonagle, Donahue and Quimby.

Absent,-Councillors Macek and Daly O'Brien

Records of the last meeting were approved.

Councillor Ryan was appointed to read the records for the present week.
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PETITIONS

Applications were received for Tag Days from:

  • HHS Track & Field January 29 & 30 7-K
  • HHS Girls Softball March 27, 28 & 29 7-L
  • St Joseph School Sports April 4 7-M
  • Relay for Life-Audrey/Curves April 25,26,27 7-N
  • Amvets Ladies Auxiliary August 7 & 8 7-O
  • Marine Corp League September 24,25,26 7-P
  • HHS Boys Swim Team December 11,12,13 7-Q

GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2

Petition was received from John Cormier requesting to accept Crosby st as a Public Way.
REFERRED TO PLANNING BOARD and VOTED: that COUNCIL HEARING BE HELD MARCH 10 2009 11

Abatement report was received from the Board of Assessors for month of December 2008.
PLACED ON FILE 12

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Donahue requesting to introduce Tom Spitalere to give update on the grave yard work that has been done in the City.
PLACED ON FILE 5-D

HEARING

Document 129/08, Application from Attorney Waldron representing North Avenue Realty Trust requesting to build 27 multifamily rental units in 4 buildings on Farrwood dr – Islington Crossing.
POSTPONED TO JANUARY 27 2009 Yeas 7, Absent 2 129/08

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) (see document for complete text)
MOTION TO AMEND ORDINANCE TO DELETE NO PARKING ON ENTIRE SOUTH
SIDE OF LITTLE RIVER STREET Yeas 7, Absent 2 and MOTION PASSED & ORINANCE PASSED 39-K/08

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 13 To Wit: ORDERED: That the property located at 79 Railroad Avenue, Map 712, Block 684, Lot 3, containing approximately 0.369 acres, being and is hereby declared surplus.
PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO NATURAL RESOURCES & PUBLIC PROPERTY COMMITTEE Yeas 7, Absent 2 13

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 14 To Wit: ORDERED: That an emergency be declared involving the health and safety of the public in accordance with Section 31D of Chapter 44, General Laws as amended, providing for payment in excess of appropriation for Snow & Ice removal.
PASSED Yeas 7, Absent 2 14

Councillor Scatamacchia introduced Document 15 To Wit: P R O C L A M A T I O N MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY Monday, January 19th (see document for complete text)
ADOPTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 15

Councillor Hall introduced Document 15-B To Wit: P R O C L A M A T I O N
CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK IN HAVERHILL, week of January 25th through January 31st
(see document for complete text)
ADOPTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 15-B

Meeting adjourned at 7:18 o’clock P.M. Yeas 7, Absent 2

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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