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November 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, McGonagle, and Donahue.

Absent,-Councillor Quimby.

Records of the last meeting were approved.

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

Applications were received for Hawker/Peddler license to sell Christmas trees,wreaths, baskets & kissing ballsfrom:

  1. Paul Abare at 403 River st November 25th to December 24th Monday – Sunday, 7:30 am to 9:30 pm - GRANTED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 6-L
  2. Milton Russell at theElks, 24 Summer st, Nov. 28-Dec. 24, Saturday – Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm & Monday – Friday, 4 pm to 8 pm - GRANTED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 6-M

Application was received for Handicap Parking sign from Carol Gaudette at 93 Bellevue av - PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO PLANNING Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 35-L

Application was received for Handicap Parking sign from Joseph A Jones at 127 Webster st - PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO PLANNING Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 35-M

Application was received for 2009 Drainlayer license from Hal Andrews - GRANTED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 52-G

Petition was received from Leanne Eastman/Haverhill Chamber of Commerceannouncing this year’s Downtown Christmas Stroll on Friday Dec. 4 from 5-8 pm and also requests approval of several related items - GRANTED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 106

Notice was received from Sage Environmental Inc pursuant to National Preservation Act of proposed telecommunications installation of three antennae mounted within a stealth chimney at a height of 47 feet above ground, by T-Mobile at Haverhill Country Clubat 58 Brickett Lane and accepting written comments on proposals potential effect on historic places.- PLACED ON FILE Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 107

Petition for conduit location was received from National Grid - Moulton Way - Plan 6604506 - VOTED: that HEARING BE HELD DEC 1 2009 108

Petition was received from Fred Habeeb requesting valet parking for Georges Restaurant, 77 Washington st. - POSTPONED TO NOV 17 2009 Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 109

Notice was received from Board of Assessors of Tax Classification Hearing FY 2010 being held on Tuesday November 17th 2009 at Haverhill City Council Chambers at 7 pm. - PLACED ON FILE Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 110

Abatement report was received from Board of Assessors for month of October 2009. - PLACED ON FILE 12-K

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Daly O’Brien requesting to introduce Ron Beauregard of Healthy Communities Tobacco Control Program to discuss tobacco control matters. - POSTPONED TO NOV 17 2009 Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 96-P

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 MAY 4, 2010 and LETTER TO PLANNING Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 88/07 88-D/07

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 16-H MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking No Parking on Entire East side of Ashford Street - PASSED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 16-H

Document 19-G MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Stop Signs Add a stop sign at the intersection of Pamela Lane at Lake Street, west bound - PASSED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 19-G

Document 19-H MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Stop Signs Add a stop sign on Brickett Lane at the intersection
of North Ave headed west - PASSED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 19-H

Document 19-I MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Stop Signs Add a stop sign on Orange St at the intersection of Mt. Dustin, headed east - PASSED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 19-I

Document 19-J MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Stop Signs Add a stop sign on Hanover St at the intersection
of Dustin Mt. Dustin, headed east - PASSED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 19-J

Document 58-H MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking 36 Lawrence st - DELETE Handicap Parking - PASSED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 58-H

Document 58-I MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Parking 112 Blaisdell st - DELETE Handicap Parking - PASSED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 58-I

Document 104 MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Boats and Boating Amend Chapter 116-6 - PASSED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 104

NEW BUSINESS

Assistant City Clerk Barber introduced Document 111 To Wit: ORDERED: That the City Council authorize the Purchasing Dept to proceed with final disposition of list of obsolete surplus equipment. (see document for complete text) - PASSED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 111

Assistant City Clerk Barber introduced Document 140-H To Wit: ORDERED: That the Mayor being and hereby is authorized on behalf of the City of Haverhill to accept an easement from Charlotte K Paley, Trustee to the City relative to the construction and installation of a sewer pump station for Hilldale Avenue. (See document for complete text.) - PASSED Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1 40-H


Councillor Macek submitted the minutes of Natural Resources and Public Property Committee meeting held on Oct 22. - PLACED ON FILE and
On motion of Councillor Macek to adopt the recommendation of the NRPP Committee to initiate the process of drafting a request for proposal by the Purchasing Agent to locate a cell tower on the rear portion of the DPW property. - Yeas,-Councillors Scatamacchia, Macek, Daly O'Brien, McGonagle, Donahue and President Hart 6, Nays,-Councillors Ryan and Hall 2, Absent,-Councillor Quimby 1, and PASSED 28-K

Meeting adjourned at 7:46 o’clock P.M. Yeas 8, Nays 0, Absent 1

Attest:
Richard Barber
Assistant City Clerk

 
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