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February 9, 2010

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

Present,-President Hart, Councillors Scatamacchia, Young, Hall, LePage, Daly O’Brien, Amirian and Macek.

Absent,-Councillor Ryan.

Records of the last meeting were approved.

Councillor Amirian was appointed to read the records for the present week.
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Communication was received from Mayor Fiorentini of the appointment of Andrew K Herlihy as HAVERHILL’S REPRESENTATIVE TO the MERRIMACK VALLEY REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY BOARD.
PLACED ON FILE Yeas 8, Absent 1 1-O

PETITIONS

Applications were received for the following Tag Days:

  • Shoe City Boxing, March 12,13,14 6-W
  • HHS Classical Academy, February 13 6-X

GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1

Application was received for 2010 Drainlayer from Sylvain Noiseux.
GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 2-N

COMMUNICATIONS

Abatement report was received from Board of Assessors for January.
PLACED ON FILE 9-B

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting to discuss budget savings items.
PLACED ON FILE and LETTER TO MAYOR 5-I

Communication was received from Councillor LePage requesting to discuss the benefits of a City-wide, curb-side single stream recycling program.
PLACED ON FILE and LETTER TO MAYOR 5-J

HEARING

Councillor Michael Young recused himself.

Hearing was held on Document 116, a petition from James H Lyons, Trustee Dennysville-Lyons Realty Trust requesting the City accept Lyons
Farmrd as a public street with Attorney Robert Hart appearing in favor and Holly DeLuca and Mr. DeLuca in opposition, the hearing was closed.
A conditional favorable recommendationwas received from the Planning Board &Planning Director.
HEARING CLOSED 116

Document 116-B ORDERED: That the following street herein described be accepted as a public way: Lyons Farm Road (see document for complete text)
On motion of Councillor Macek to accept the street with the following conditions: That the developer take full responsibility of the infrared patching of not only the on street trench but to include the infrared patching of the sidewalk, proper reinstallation of the curb,landscaping and any other disturbed areas, the yeas and nays were as follows:
Absent,-Councillor Young Yeas 7, Absent 2 MOTION PASSED and PASSED AS AMENDED GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 116-B

Councillor Young returns to Chamber

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance relating to Parking, 84B Arlington st ESTABLISH Handicap Parking
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 16

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance relating to Parking, 37 St James av ESTABLISH Handicap Parking
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 16-B

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance relating to Parking, 3 Dexter st ESTABLISH Handicap Parking
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 16-C

Application was received for a Livery license from Dean Manemanus 1 Vehicle at 236 Winter st.
GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 19

Communication was received from Denise Johnson for Congresswoman Niki Tsongas requesting to hang 2 Census banners; 1 across Main st and 1 across Merrimack st near Bank of America building from March 1st through April 30th for the 2010 U.S. Census.
GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 20

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 16-D To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance relating to Parking, 15 Dexter st
ESTABLISH Handicap Parking
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 16-D

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 16-E To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance relating to Parking, 18 Jackson st
ESTABLISH Handicap Parking
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 16-E

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 24 To Wit: ORDERED: That $3,259,668.00 is appropriated for the purpose of financing The purchase & installation of approximately 14,000 water meters and appurtenances with wireless meter reading equipmentin accordance with the City’s aterManagement Act Permit issued by theMassachusetts Department of EnvironmentalProtection. (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days and REFERRED TO ADMINISTRATION& FINANCE COMMITTEE Yeas 8, Absent 1 24

Meeting adjourned at 9:03 o’clock P.M. Yeas 8, Absent 1

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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