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June 23, 2009

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

Present,-President Hart, Councillors Scatamacchia, Macek, Daly O’Brien, Hall, McGonagle, Donahue and Quimby.

Absent,-Councillor William H. Ryan.

Records of the last meeting were approved.

Councillor Scatamacchia was appointed to read the records for the present week.
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Notice was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the following appointments to the FORESTRY MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE:
Tyler Kimball, 791 East Broadway, and Mark Sheehan, Ex-officio, Said appointments effective immediately, to expire June 10, 2010 PLACED ON FILE 1-S

Attorney Thomas Sullivan, 77 Longview St. Said appointment effective immediately, to expire June 17, 2010.
PLACED ON FILE 1-T

PETITIONS

Applications were received for Tag Days from:

  • HHS Access Arts Program, July 17,18,19
    • GRANTED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 44-F
  • Haverhill Boys/Girls Club, July 3,4
    • GRANTED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 44-G

Applications were received for License Renewals from:

  • Trinity, 7 Stewart Street, Chair Car, 3 Vehicles 65-B
  • Trinity, 7 Stewart Street, Ambulances, 9 Vehicles 65-C
  • A Family Cab, 21 White St., Taxicabs, 11 Vehicles 65-D Jose Figeroa, My Dorm, 100 River St, Buy & Sell Used Office
  • Machinery 65-E
  • Cedardale, 931 Boston Rd, 2 Tables, Billiards & Pool 65-F
  • Cedardale, " " 2 Tables, Billiard & Pool, Sunday Licenses 9-J
  • GRANTED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1


Applications were received for License Renewals from the following:

  • Buy & Sell Second Hand Clothing
  • Barbara Payson, Ayers Village Thrift, 1454 Broadway 65-G
  • Gary Payson, " " " " " 65-H
    • GRANTED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1
  • Buy & Sell Second Hand Articles
  • Barbara Payson, Ayers Village Thrift, 1454 Broadway 65-I
  • Gary Payson, " " " " " 65-J
  • Kathleen Mangion, Just Say Junk, 31 Bradstreet av, 65-K
    • GRANTED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1

Application was received from William Pickles for Hawker/Peddler license to sell hotdogs, soda, and water at Winnekenni area Route 110, June 24 thru October 31, Monday to Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm POSTPONED TO JUNE 30, 2009 Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 6-J

Applications were received for Special License to sell alcoholic beverages from:

  1. Jose Tiburcio at Citizens Center, July 25th, 6 pm – 11 pm GRANTED WITH STIPULATION THAT POLICE DETAIL BE HIRED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 54-I
  2. Natalie Jones at Winnekenni Castle, Sept. 5, 3:30 pm–11:00 pm GRANTED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 54-J

Application was received from Trinity Episcopal Church for permit to block a portion of Williams st for neighborhood cookout
at 26 White st on June 28, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm GRANTED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 74

Petition was received from Bethany Tavernakis of HandMeDown Fundraiser requesting to use section of sidewalk on Essex st for sidewalk sale on July 18, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm, rain date July 25 GRANTED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 75

Petition was received from David Goodwin Jr for Crescent Yacht Club requesting to close boat launch ramps in Bradford for Hydroplane and Powerboat racing August 22nd & 23rd GRANTED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 76

Application was received from Philip Farmer for 2009 Drainlayer license GRANTED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 52-D

Application was received from Catherine Gorski for Handicap parking sign at 7 Bedford st PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED to PLANNING Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 35-H

Petition was received from William P Johnson, Trustee of Vale Realty Trust, requesting to have Meagan's Way accepted as a Public Way REFERRED TO PLANNING BOARD and VOTED: that COUNCIL HEARING be held AUGUST 11 2009 77

Abatement report was received from Board of Assessors for the month of May 2009 PLACED ON FILE 12-F

On motion of Councillor McGonagle to suspend the rules to introduce Jane England to request temporary no parking downtown
on June 24 with the following order: MOTION PASSED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1

ORDERERD: Temporary "No Parking" on Washington Street, south/odd numbered side, from the corner of Columbus Park backward thirteen (13) spaces, effective June 24, 2009, from 9:00AM to 1:00PM PASSED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 78

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting to submit recommendations of Traffic & Safety Committee held June 16 PLACED ON FILE Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 42-Y

Communication was received from Councillor Daly O’Brien requesting to submit Minutes and Recommendations of Administration and Finance Committee meeting held June 18 PLACED ON FILE Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 42-Z

HEARINGS

Hearing was announced for Documents 88/07 to 88-D/07, Petitions from Attorney Donald Borenstein for Fermata Limited Partnership, requesting Special Permits for 4 building projects off Brandy Brow rd. POSTPONED TO November 10, 2009 Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 88/07
88-D/07

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

ORDERED: That the sum of $22,000 be transferred from Fire Gas Line Emergency Training Grant to Fire Department – Overtime MOTION FAILS Yeas 0, Nays 8, Absent 1 10-J

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An ordinance Relating to Parking, Add two 15 minute parking spaces in front of No. 350 Washington Street - Two 15 Minute - Limited Parking Spaces PASSED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 16-F

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An ordinance Relating to Stop Signs Add a stop sign at the intersection of Gile Street at Newton Road, Eastbound PASSED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 19-E

ORDERED: That as part of the Fiscal Year 2010 annual budget the sum of $750,000be raised and appropriated and transferred into Group Insurance. POSTPONED TO JUNE 30, 2009 Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 27-D

ORDERED: That as part of the Fiscal Year 2010 annual budget the sum of $137,380,056 be and hereby is raised and appropriated within the categories as designated as appropriated on the attached and further that said appropriation be and funded as follows: $846,201 Water Receipts, $188,014 Wastewater receipts, $200,000 Sale of Real Estate, $1,788,000 Free Cash, $134,357,841 Taxation& Other Receipts (see document for complete text) POSTPONED TO JUNE 30, 2009 Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 27-E

ORDERED: That as part of the Fiscal Year 2010 annual budget the sum of $7,066,028 be appropriated to operate the Water Dept for items Marked as appropriation on the attached and $6,990,200 come from Water Revenue, $922,029 to come from Water available fund balance and that $846,201 be appropriated in General Fund and funded from Water receipts. (see document for complete text) POSTPONED TO JUNE 30, 2009 Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 27-F

ORDERED: That as part of the Fiscal Year 2010 annual budget $7,878,732 be appropriated to operate the Wastewater Dept for items marked as appropriation on the attached and $7,686,671 come from Wastewater Revenue, $380,074 to come from Wastewater available fund balance and that $188,014 be appropriated in the General Fund and funded from Wastewater receipts. (see document for complete text) POSTPONED TO JUNE 30, 2009 Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 27-G

ORDERED: Authorization of Veteran’s Memorial Skating Rink Revolving Fund (see document for complete text)
POSTPONED TO JUNE 30, 2009 Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 68

ORDERED: Authorization of Recreation and Parks Revolving Fund (see document for complete text) POSTPONED TO JUNE 30, 2009 Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 68-B

ORDERED: Authorization of Wood School Daycare Revolving Fund (see document for complete text) POSTPONED TO JUNE 30, 2009 Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 68-C

ORDERED: Authorization of Crowell School Daycare Revolving Fund (see document for complete text) POSTPONED TO JUNE 30, 2009 Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 68-D

ORDERED: Authorization of Haverhill Parking Commission Revolving Fund (see document for complete text) POSTPONED TO JUNE 30, 2009 Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 68-E

ORDERED: Authorization of Citizen Center Rental Account Revolving Fund (see document for complete text) POSTPONED TO JUNE 30, 2009 Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 68-F

ORDERED: Authorization of Council on Aging Activities Account Revolving Fund (see document for complete text) POSTPONED TO JUNE 30, 2009 Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 68-G

ORDERED: That $1,756,067 is appropriated, for the purpose of financing the study, engineering and planning to complete the Phase II Combined Sewer Overflow Long-Term Control Plan (see document for complete text) PASSED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 69

ORDERED: That $1,491,960 is appropriated, for the purpose of financing The cost of replacing finish water pumps at City’s water treatment plant and the cost of replacing the Silver Hill Pumping Station (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 69-B

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An ordinance relating to Building Construction Fees POSTPONED TO JUNE 30, 2009 Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 73

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 71-B To Wit: ORDERED: That Document 71 of 20008 be and is hereby amended
to authorize the License Commission to establish fees effective July 1, 2009. (see document for complete text of Revised fees)
POSTPONED TO JUNE 30, 2009 Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 71-B

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 72-B To Wit: ORDERED: That Document 60 of 1981, as amended, is further amended to establish fees within City Clerk’s office effective July 1, 2009. (see document for complete text of Revised fees)
POSTPONED TO JUNE 30, 2009 Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 72-B

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 70-B To Wit: HOME RULE PETITION An Act Authorizing Deferment of Hale Hospital Deficit Notes by City of Haverhill (see document for complete text) POSTPONED TO JUNE 30, 2009 Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 70-B

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 10-L To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum $24,500.00 be transferred to Highway Salaries from the following accounts: Street Marking-Pavement Marking $14,000 and Parks-DPW Supplies $10,950 and
further that sum of $2,600 be transferred into Maintenance-Heat from Public Works Administration-Salaries
PASSED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 10-L

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 69-C To Wit: ORDERED: That $91,000 is appropriated for the purchase and
installation of new hockey boards at Veterans’ Memorial Skating Rink (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 69-C

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 58-B To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking , 15 Dudley Street ADD Handicap Parking PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 58-B

Meeting adjourned at 7:55 o’clock P.M. Yeas 8, Absent 1

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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