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April 6, 2010

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

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

Records of the last meeting were approved.

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

Application was received from Cheryl Block for a license to Buy & Sell Second Hand Articles“Gold Party.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 19-E

Notice of Filing and Public Hearing was received from Department of Public Utilities regarding petition of Gas Companies/National Grid to Dept of Public Utilities for Review & Approval of its 2008 Energy Efficiency Annual Report on April 21st.
PLACED ON FILE 15-C

Communication was received from William DeRosa the Superintendent of Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School requesting City Council approval of the debt authorized by the School for a roof repair project. Councillor Young recused himself and left the Chambers. 45

ORDERED: That the City of Haverhill approve the debt authorized by the Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School district on March 10, 2010 in the amount of $3,294,627. (see document for complete text) PASSED Yeas 8, Abstain 1 45-B

Councillor Young returned to Chambers. Abatement report was received from the Board of Assessors for the month of March 2010.
PLACED ON FILE 9-D

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting a discussion regarding posting a stop sign on South Crystal st (heading North) at the intersection of Broadway.
PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO PLANNING Yeas 9, Nays 0 5-V

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting a discussion about clarification of Ordinance for Crystal st stop sign at intersection of Broadway.
PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO PLANNING Yeas 9, Nays 0 5-W

Communication was received from Councillor Young requesting to present citations to St Joseph’s School Girls Basketball Champions and Hunking Middle School Boys Basketball Champions.
PLACED ON FILE 5-X

On motion of Councillor Hall to suspend the rules to introduce Bob DesMarais, President of Rebuilding Together, Gr. Haverhill.
MOTION PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0

On motion of Councillor Hall to waive fees as described in April 2, 2010 letter to President Hart.
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 47

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

ORDERED: That the real property at 551 Washington st, also known as the Bartlett School, located on Assessor's Map 510, Bl. 270, Lot 7A, containing approximately 1.330 acres and a building Formerly used as a school, being and is hereby declared surplus. An appraisal of the property shall be conducted and the Mayor is hereby authorized to issue a request for proposals for the sale of said real property.
TABLED Yeas 9, Nays 0 22

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 46 To Wit: ORDERED: That the Mayor being and is hereby authorized on behalf of the City of Haverhill to execute an easement to Massachusetts Electric Company relative to the installation, construction, reconstruction, repair, replacement, addition to, maintenance and operation of an overhead and underground system for the transmission of high and low voltage electric current and for transmission of intelligence at Haverhill High School, 137 Monument st.
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 46

Councillor LePage introduced Document 27-F To Wit: P R O C L A M A T I O N DAYS OF REMEMBRANCE APRIL 11 - APRIL 18, 2010
ADOPTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 27

Meeting adjourned at 7:57 o’clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest
Margaret A Toomey

City Clerk

 
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