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February 23, 2010

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

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

Absent,-Councillors LePage and Amirian.

Records of the last meeting were approved.

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

Applications were received for the following Tag Days:

  • HHS Musical, March 5,6,7 6-Y
  • HHS Spring Track & Field, April 23,24,25 6-Z
  • VFW Post 29, May 13,14,15 29
  • HHS Cross Country, October 15,16,17 29-B
  • HHS Chorus, October 22,23,24 29-C
  • HHS Drama Club, November 5,6,7 29-D

GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2

Application was received for special license to sell alcoholic beverages at Citizen Center, Sat, March 20, 7:00 PM to 1:00 AM.
GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 30

Application was received for Livery License from Maureen Callahan to operate 1 vehicle at 57 Laurel ave. with related communication from Police Chief Alan DeNaro.
DENIED WITHOUT PREJUDICE Yeas 7, Absent 2 19-B

Document 33 - On motion of Councillor Hall to suspend the rules for the following petition: J.P. cBride's Frozen Shamrock Road Race scheduled for Feb. 28. MOTION PASSED Yeas 7, Absent 2 PETITION GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 33

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Bob DesMarais, President of Rebuilding Together requesting permission to use the upper deck of City’s downtown parking deck for fundraiser to collect old/discarded electronic equipment on April 10, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM and also requests to move under the parking deck if it rains that day.
GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 and On motion of Councillor Macek to hang 2 banners on the Parking deck railing(Main St. & Merrimack St.)from April 1 to April 10. GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 31

Document 32-B - On motion of Councillor Ryan to suspend the rules to introduce the following order: Order: That the sum of $4,253 be transferred from the Budget Reserve account to the Liability Insurance Expense account. MOTION PASSED and Yeas 7, Absent 2 PASSED Yeas 7, Absent 2 32-B

Communication was received from Councillor Macek requesting to propose the enactment of a Safe Building Ordinance. PLACED ON FILE, REFERRED TO NATURAL RESOURCES & PUBLIC PROOPERTY COMMITTEE and LETTER TO WILLIAM PILLSBURY Yeas 7, Absent 2 5-L

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

DOCUMENT 16-D MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance relating to Parking, 15 Varnum st ESTABLISH Handicap Parking
PLACE ON FILE AND REPLACED WITH DOCUMENT 16-DD 16-D DOCUMENT 16-E MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240

An Ordinance relating to Parking, 18 Jackson st ESTABLISH Handicap Parking PASSED Yeas 7, Absent 2 16-E

Document 24 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 WaterManagement Act Permit issued by theMassachusetts Department of EnvironmentalProtection. (see document for complete text)
POSTPONED TO MARCH 23, 2010 Yeas 7, Absent 2 24

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 32 To Wit: ORDERED: That the sum of $40,000 be appropriated and transferred from the Reserve for Storm Drainage to Wastewater Department Expense,Storm Drainage Infrastructure Expense
PASSED Yeas 7, Absent 2 32

Councillor Daly O'Brien introduced Document 27-B To Wit: P R O C L A M A T I O N Dominican Republic Independence Day, February 27
ADOPTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 27-B

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 16-DD To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance relating to Parking, 15 Varnum st
ESTABLISH Handicap Parking PLACED ON FILE FOR AT LEAST 10 DAYS Yeas 7, Absent 2 16-DD

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 4-B To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 255 An Ordinance Relating to Zoning Table of Use & Parking Regulations Chapter 255 entitled Zoning, as amended, be further amended in Sec. 255,Table 1: Table of Use and and Parking Regulations, Page 6 as follows: Amend Table 1: “Bank and/or other financial institution (drive-through and/or non-drive-through)”, to be amended by replacing the not permitted dash(“—“) with “P” for permitted in the CM Zone (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE FOR AT LEAST 10 DAYS and COUNCIL HEARING SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 9, (110-114 Lincoln Ave) 4-B

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 4-BB To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 255 An Ordinance Relating to Zoning, 110-114 Lincoln Ave-RH to CM transfer lot 1A-2 from RH(Residential High Density) to CM(Commercial Medical Services)(see document for complete
text) PLACED ON FILE FOR AT LEAST 10 DAYS and COUNCIL HEARING SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 9 4-BB

Meeting adjourned at 7:40 o’clock P.M. Yeas 7, Absent 2

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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