July 28, 2009
Meeting of the City Council was held at 7:00 o’clock P.M.
Present,-President Hart, Councillors Scatamacchia, Macek, Hall, McGonagle, Donahue and Quimby.
Records of the last meeting were approved.
Councillor Hall was appointed to read the records for the
Notices were received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointment resignations from: Heather McMann, Rocks Village Historic District Commission, effective immediately. PLACED ON FILE 1-V
Gerald Sewell, Haverhill Historic Commission, effective July 31. PLACED ON FILE 1-W
Applications were received for License Renewals from:
Applications were received for Special Licenses to sell alcoholic beverages from:
Application was received for Block Party from Patricia Masys on Margin st, August 29th, 2 pm-8 pm GRANTED Yeas 7, Nays 0, Absent 2 74-C
Petition was received from Police Chief Alan DeNaro requesting to address Council to highlight accomplishments of several members of the Haverhill Police Department. PLACED ON FILE 84
Petition from HHS Athletic Director Peter Shanahan requesting to hang banner at corner of Salem & So Main st, July 29 to August 31 for Music Fest being held August 30, 5-10 pm to “Help Eliminate Sports User Fees”. GRANTED Yeas 7, Nays 0, Absent 2 36-E
Communication was received from Councillor Donahue requesting a discussion regarding pollutants up river from Haverhill.
Communication was received from Councillor Donahue requesting a report from Fiorentini administration on $421,000 spent to study the Merrimack River. PLACED ON FILE and LETTER TO MAYOR 79-F
Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting a discussion about posting a stop sign on Partridge rd (south) at the intersection of Avco rd. PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO PLANNING 79-G
Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting a discussion regarding School Department issues.
Communication was received from Councillor Donahue requesting a discussion regarding illegal dumping on Kingsbury av.
Hearing was held on Document 81, a petition from Verizon New
England & MA Electric Co for a Joint Pole location on East Broadway (plan 698). With Joseph Gleason appearing in favor and no one in opposition. HEARING CLOSED 81
Hearing was held on Document 62, a petition from City Engineer John Pettis requesting Discontinuance of a portion of Marlon st. With Deborah McGarry appearing in favor and Denise Clark and Richard Tellier in opposition, the hearing was closed. A conditional favorable recommendation was received from the Planning Board & Planning Director. HEARING CLOSED 62
ORDERED: That a portion of Marlon Street be discontinued
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City Clerk Barber introduced Document 37-D To Wit: ORDERED: That the following locations are established as Polling Places
City Clerk Barber introduced Document 10-R To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $250,000 be transferred from the Water Capital account into the non-CDBG Program Income account and further that the sum of $250,000 be transferred from the non-CDBG Program Income account into Water Capital account contingent upon the funding of “MORE” grant in the amount of $250,000. PASSED Yeas 7, Nays 0, Absent 2 10-R
City Clerk Barber introduced Document 69-D To Wit: ORDERED: That $138,999 is appropriated for the necessary repairs of a fire truck: that to meet this appropriation the Treasurer with the approval of the Mayor is authorized to borrow $138,000 under Chapter 44 of the General Laws as amended; (see document for complete text) PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 69-D
City Clerk Barber introduced Document 58-D To Wit:July 28, 2009 (page 3) Document 58-D MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking 256 Franklin St, DELETE Handicap Parking PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 58-D
City Clerk Barber introduced Document 58-F To Wit: An Ordinance Relating to Parking 459 Washington St, DELETE Handicap Parking PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 58-F
Councillor Hall presented the minutes of the Public Safety Committee meeting held on July 15, 2009 regarding Doc.#64, ordinance Relating to Vehicles and Traffic, Amend Ch. 240 s85, Schedule B Parking Restrictions and Prohibitions - Merrimack St. Parking Deck Parking Lots. On motion of Councillor Hall to support the recommendations of the Committee to send letter to Mayor and Planning for ordinance. PLACED ON FILE and letter to Mayor and Planning Yeas 7, Nays 0, Absent 2 28-F
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