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June 30, 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 Ryan was appointed to read the records for the present week.
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Notice was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointment of David Zoffoli to the Haverhill Cultural Council. Effective July 1, 2009 and term to expire June 30, 2012. CONFIRMED Yeas 9, Nays 0 1-U

PETITIONS

Petition was received from Brian Therrien/Boys & Girls Club, requesting to hang banners for First Annual Golf Tournament, Monday, August 10, 1:00PM. GRANTED with CONDITION THAT BOND BE SUBMITTED. Yeas 9, Nays 0 36-D

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting to introduce Leota Surrette to speak about kick off for Soles of Haverhill Shoe-La-Bration event scheduled for July 3rd. PLACED ON FILE 79

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Application was received from William Pickles for Hawker/Peddler license to sell hotdogs, soda and water at Winnekenni area Route 110, June thru October 31, Monday-Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 6-J

On motion of Councillor McGonagle to suspend the rules for a request at Winnekenni Castle on July 8, 2009.
MOTION PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0

Request for one day liquor license for Committee to elect Sven Amirian at Winnekenni Castle, July 8. GRANTED with CONDITION OF APPROVAL BY LICENSE COMMISSION and POLICE DEPT. Yeas 9, Nays 0 54-K

On motion of Councillor Scatamacchia to suspend the rules to discuss a money transfer within the School Department.
MOTION PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0

ORDERED: That the sum of $106,442 is hereby transferred from the Following accounts in the amount stated by each: (see document for complete text) PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 10-P

On motion of Councillor Macek to suspend the rules for a request from the Mayor to transfer $100,000 to the stabilization account. MOTION PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0

ORDERED: That as part of the fiscal year 2010 annual budget the sum of $100,000 be raised and appropriated and transferred into stabilization. PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 27-H

ORDERED: That as part of the Fiscal Year 2010 annual budget the sum of $750,000be raised and appropriated and transferred into Group Insurance.

On motion of Councillor Macek to amend the order as follows: That as part of the Fiscal Year 2010 annual budget the sum of
$750,000 be appropriated from stabilization and transferred into Group Insurance. MOTION PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 and
PASSED AS AMENDED Yeas 9, Nays 0 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) TABLED Yeas 9, Nays 0 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) TABLED Yeas 9, Nays 0 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) TABLED Yeas 9, Nays 0 27-G

ORDERED: Authorization of Veteran’s Memorial Skating Rink Revolving Fund (see document for complete text) PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 68

ORDERED: Authorization of Recreation and Parks Revolving Fund (see document for complete text) PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 68-B

ORDERED: Authorization of Wood School Daycare Revolving Fund (see document for complete text) PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 68-C

ORDERED: Authorization of Crowell School Daycare Revolving Fund (see document for complete text) PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 68-D

ORDERED: Authorization of Haverhill Parking Commission Revolving Fund (see document for complete text) PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 68-E

ORDERED: Authorization of Citizen Center Rental Account Revolving Fund (see document for complete text) PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 68-F

ORDERED: Authorization of Council on Aging Activities Account Revolving Fund (see document for complete text) PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 68-G

HOME RULE PETITION An Act Authorizing Deferment of Hale Hospital Deficit Notes by City of Haverhill (see document for complete text) TABLED Yeas 9, Nays 0 70-B

ORDERED: That Document 71-B 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) On motion of Councillor Daly O'Brien to amend and table all fees listed except Common Victuallers License fee of $100.00 be approved. PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 71-B

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) TABLED Yeas 9, Nays 0 72-B

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An ordinance relating to Building Construction Fees TABLED Yeas 9, Nays 0 73

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 27-EE To Wit: ORDERED: That as part of the Fiscal Year 2010 Annual Budget Order 27-E submitted June 9, 2009 be superseded by this order and the sum of $136,716,951 be raised and appropriated within the categories as designated as appropriated on the attached and further that said appropriation be funded in the following manner: $878,098 Water Receipts 280,014 Wastewater receipts 200,000 Sale of Real Estate 1,788,000 Free Cash 133,570,839 Taxation & Other Receipts (see document for complete text) TABLED Yeas 9, Nays 0 27-EE

On motion of Councillor Hall to suspend the rules to take up new Order. MOTION PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 27-EE To Wit: ORDERED: That as part of the Fiscal Year 2010 Annual Budget Order 27-E submitted June 9, 2009 be superseded by this order and the sum of $136,680,851 be raised and appropriated within the categories as designated as appropriated on the attached and further that said appropriation be funded in the following manner:

  • $878,098 Water Receipts
  • 280,014 Wastewater receipts
  • 200,000 Sale of Real Estate
  • 1,788,000 Free Cash
  • 133,534,739 Taxation & Other Receipts (see document for complete text)

0n motion of Councillor Daly O'Brien to amend the order to take $50,000 from Stabilization fund and transfer to library salaries.

On the question of passage the yeas and nays were as follows: Yeas,-Councillors Macek, Daly O'Brien, Hall, McGonagle, Quimby, and President Hart 6, Nays,-Councillors Scatamacchia, Ryan and Donahue 3, AMENDMENT PASSED

On motion to pass the budget as amended the yeas and nays were as follows: Yeas,-Councillors Scatamacchia, Macek, Daly O'Brien, Hall, McGonagle, Quimby, and President Hart 7, Nays,-Councillors Ryan and Donahue 2, ORDER PASSED AS AMENDED 27-EE

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 27-FF To Wit: ORDERED: That as part of Fiscal Year 2010 Annual Budget that order 27-F submitted June 9, 2009 be superseded by this order and the sum of $7,066,028 appropriated to operate Water Dept for items listed and $6,990,200 comes from Water Revenue, $953,926 to come from Water available fund balance and $878,098 be appropriated in General Fund and funded from Water receipts (see document for complete text) PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 27-FF

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 27-GG To Wit: ORERDED: That as part of Fiscal Year 2010 Annual Budget that
order 27-G submitted June 9, 2009 be superseded by this order and the sum of $7,778,732 be appropriated to operate Wastewater Dept for items marked appropriation and $7,686,671 to come from Wastewater Revenue, $372,074 to come from Wastewater available fund balance and that$280,014 be appropriated in General Fund and funded from Wastewater receipts
(see document for complete text) On the question of passage the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas,-Councillors Scatamachhia, Macek, Daly O'Brien, Hall, McGonagle, Quimby, and President Hart 7, Nays,-Councillors Ryan and Donahue 2, and PASSED 27-GG

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 80 To Wit: ORDERED: To vote to amend Document 168 submitted December 21, 2004 to change account title From: Haverhill High School and Stadium Stabilization To: Haverhill School Stabilization
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 80

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 10-M To Wit: ORDERED: That as part of fiscal year 2010 annual budget the sum of
$186,400 be raised and appropriated and transferred into Stabilization. On motion of Councillor Hall to amend the order by deleting $186,400 and inserting $157,368. On the question of passage the yeas and nays were as follows: Yeas,-Councillors Scatamachhia, Macek, Daly O'Brien, Hall, McGonagle, Quimby, and President Hart 7, Nays,-Councillors Ryan and Donahue 2, and AMENDMENT PASSED

On the question of passage the yeas and nays were as follows: Yeas,-Councillors Scatamachhia, Macek, Daly O'Brien, Hall, McGonagle, Quimby, and President Hart 7, Nays,-Councillors Ryan and Donahue 2, and PASSED 10-M

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 10-N To Wit: ORDERED: That sum of $500,000 be raised and appropriated from Medicaid receipts and transferred into Haverhill School Stabilization fund. TABLED Yeas 9, Nays 0 10-N

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 10-O To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $300,000 be appropriated and authorized to expend from the Medicaid Fund. On motion of Councillor Hall to amend the order, that the sum of $800,000 from the Medicaid fund be appropriated to the School Department for FY09. Yeas 9, Nays 0 and PASSED AS AMENDED 10-0

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 40-BB To Wit: ORDERED: That Document 40-B of 2009, be amended as follows: by deleting the third paragraph which reads, "This order shall expire automatically unless written agreement is reached between the City and the Public Employee Committee on or before July 1, 2009." (see document for complete text) PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 40-BB

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 58-C To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking, 7 Bedford Street ADD Handicap Parking PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 58-C

Meeting adjourned at 8:50 o’clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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