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February 10, 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, Donahue and Quimby.
Absent,-Councillor McGonagle.

Records of the last meeting were approved.

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

Applications were received for Tag Days from the following

  • HHS Boys Volleyball – March 20,21,22 7-T
  • Haverhill Exchange Club – June 4,5,6 7-U

GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1

Applications were received for 2009 Drainlayer license from:

  • John C Jablonski 4-U POSTPOSED to February 17 Yeas 8, Absent 1
  • Chester M Sullivan 4-V

GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1

Applications were received for the following licenses:
Cedardale 931 Boston rd 30 Coin-ops 8-F Cedardale, 931 Boston Rd 30 Sunday Coin-ops 9-E
GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1

Petition was received from Robert Ward, City of Haverhill, Water/Wastewater Division requesting a special license to open street
in front of 1314 Main st to install fire service pipe to the building
PLACED ON FILE 22

ORDERED: That the City Council approve the request of the Water Department to excavate in front of 1314 Main St for the
Purposed of installing a water service for fire sprinklers. Main Street was rebuilt within the last (5) years and in accordance with Chapter 222, Section 11, of the Municipal Ordinances of 1981, City Council approval is necessary.
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 22-B

Abatement report was received from the Board of Assessors for month of January 2009.
PLACED ON FILE 12-B

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Daly O’Brien requesting a discussion regarding the effect of the Governor’s cuts to Haverhill and follow up to the Mayor’s State of the City address.
PLACED ON FILE 5-I

Communication was received from Councillor Donahue requesting a discussion regarding Haverhill Community TV.
PLACED ON FILE and LETTER TO HAVERHILL COMMUNITY TV 5-J

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 39-J/08 MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance relating to Vehicles and Traffic, Amend Chpt 240 s85 Schedule B: Parking Restrictions and Prohibitions
REFERRED TO CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT PARKING COMMISSION and TRAFFIC & SAFETY COMMITTEE Yeas 8, Absent 1 39-J

Document 120/08 MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance relating to Vehicles and Traffic, Chpt 240, s84, Schedule A:Service Zones – Loading zones downtown
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 120/08

Document 16-B MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking, No Parking on Main st (West side) from Fourth av to White st
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 16-B

Document 18 MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Yield Signs, Add Yield Sign on Washington st on island at Washington/River Sts
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 18

Document 19 MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Stop Signs, Add stop sign on Katsaros dr at intersection of Groveland st & on Katsaros dr at the intersection of Brown st
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 19

Document 19-B MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating Stop Signs, Add stop sign on Marlon st at intersection of Pine av
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 19-B

Document 19-C MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Stop Signs, Add stop sign on Vale st at intersection of North Broadway
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 19-C

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 13-B To Wit: ORDERED: That the real property located at 100 Downing Avenue,
which is a portion of Assessor’s Map 649, Block 611, Lot 2 containing 4.47+/- acres, being and is hereby declared surplus. An appraisal of the property shall be conducted and the Mayor is hereby authorized to issue the attached request for proposals (RFP) for the sale of said real property. (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO THE NATURAL RESOURCES AND PUBLIC PROPERTY COMMITTEE Yeas 8, Absent 1 13-B

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 13-C To Wit: ORDERED: That the City Council authorize the Purchasing Department
to proceed with the final disposition of the following list of obsolete surplus equipment.(see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 13-C

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 23 To Wit: Document 23 MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Sewers – Article VI. Drainlayers, Section 208-46. License required to perform work; bond; fee.
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 23

Meeting adjourned at 8:31 o’clock P.M. Yeas 8, Absent 1

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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