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June 15, 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 Macek was appointed to read the records for the present week.

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Communication was received from Mayor Fiorentini submitting Memorandum of Agreements from:

  • Haverhill Police Patrolmen Association 54-C
  • Conservation Officer/Dog Officer/Police Mechanic/Bldg Maintenance Craftsman/Building Custodian – Teamsters Group 54-D
    PLACED ON FILE

PETITIONS

Application for Tag Day was received from Boys & Girls Club on July 17.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 29-O

Application for Block Party was received from Christine Rau; Studley st to Silver st on July 3rd until 11 pm.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 60-B

Applications for Special License were received for Sale of Alcoholic Beverages from:

  • Grace Marcoux/Winnekenni Foundation at Winnekenni Castle on June 17th from 6-10 PM for Wine & Cheese Reception 30-D
  • Keri Budek/Whittier Vo-Tech Class of “1992” at Winnekenni Castle on June 19th from 6-10PM for Class Reunion 30-E
  • Roseann McMenemy at Winnekenni Castle July 10th, 12 noon to 6 pm for Wedding Reception 30-F
  • Grace Marcoux/Winnekenni Foundation at Winnekenni Castle on August 8th from 11 am–6 pm for Chowderfest 30-G

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0

Applications for Drainlayer license were received for 2010 from:

  • Robert Pondelli
  • Philip Farmer

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 2-W

Applications were received for the following License renewals from:

  • All Saints Parish Bowling Center, 120 Bellevue av; Bowling, 10 Lanes GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 58-C
  • Skateland, 19 Railroad av, ROLLER SKATING RINK GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 19-X
  • Skateland – 37 Sundays, SUNDAY ROLLER SKATING GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 8-H

The following Petitions were received to Hang Banners from: Vin Ouellette/Director of Human Services requesting banner at corner of Salem & South Main st from June 16th to July 6th to announce Annual July 4th Celebration being held July 3rd, 6 pm-9 pm with fireworks at 9 pm
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 20-D

Kara Kosmes/Haverhill School Dept requesting banner across South Main st in front of Kimball Tavern to announce FREE summer lunch for summer months beginning July 7th
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 20-E

Larry Giordano/Foster Kids of Merrimack Valley requesting banner across South Main st July 12th to July 24th to announce First Annual Motorcycle Benefit Ride held July 24th
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 20-F

Applications were received for the following Handicap Parking Signs from:

  • Joanne Champey for 65 Howard st (new application) 3-F
  • Barbara A Bergeron for 92 Margin st (new application) 3-G

REFERRED TO PLANNING Yeas 9, Nays 0

  • Jeanne Rampulla for 53 Hancock st (renewal) 3-H
  • Anna Byra for 17 Arch av (renewal) 3-I
  • Joyce Crockett for 35 Arch av (renewal) 3-J
  • William Zoulias for 69 Harrison st (renewal) 3-K

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0

Application was received from James Kater/Falcon Realty Trust requesting City accept Falcon Lane as a public way.
REFERRED TO PLANNING, COUNCIL HEARING JULY 27, 2010. 65

Abatement report was received from Board of Assessors for month of May.
PLACED ON FILE 9-F

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Young requesting to present citations to Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School employees John Biafore and Harry Takesian.
PLACED ON FILE 53-O

Communication was received from Councillor Macek submitting a request from Triad Associates to renew their lease at 100 Downing av.
PLACED ON FILE 53-P

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting a discussion regarding removal of handicap parking sign that is no longer needed at 35 Altamont st.
PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO PLANNING Yeas 9, Nays 0 53-Q

HEARINGS

Petition was received from Attorney Don Conn for Annette Zervelis requesting Zoning Change toAll Commercial Highway for property at 1247 Main st Parcel ID 638-2-1B. Favorable Recommendation with Conditions from Planning Board and Planning Director. Petitioner submitted letter to continue the hearing.
MOTION TO POSTPONE HEARING TO JULY 13, 2010 PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 52

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Zoning - 1247 Main st, Rezone from RH/CH Zone to CH Zone (see document for complete text)
POSTPONED TO JULY 13, 2010 Yeas 9, Nays 0 52-B

Petition was received from Attorney William Early for owners D & D Realty Trust and Carl & Aida Khalil for property located on Orchard st; to construct 4, 4-unit buildings (16 total) each 3 bedrooms. Recommendation was received from Planning Director to Postpone the Hearing to September 7, 2010 as requested by Petitioner.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 55

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

ORDERED: Authorize Mayor to file applications and execute agreements regarding engineering services & construction relating to closure of Old Haverhill Landfill located off Old Groveland rd. (see document for complete text)
TABLED Yeas 9, Nays 0 63

ORDERED: That $14,365,000.00 is appropriated in addition to $6,483,587.00 previously appropriated for purpose of financing the cost of engineering services and construction relating to closure of old Haverhill landfill located off Old Groveland rd. (see document for complete text)
TABLED Yeas 9, Nays 0 24-B

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 32-J To Wit: ORDERED: That the following amounts ($342,166.00) be transferred from the accounts and in the amounts listed:

  • $286,655.00 Other-Budget Reserve
  • 24,000.00 Health/Inspection Salaries
  • 20,000.00 Parks Sals
  • 11,000.00 Building Maint Sals
  • 500.00 Conservation Sals
  • 11.00 Assessor Expenses

into the following accounts:

  • $ 1,000.00 City Council Salaries
  • 1,200.00 Mayor Expenses
  • 11.00 Assessor Sals
  • 3,850.00 Legal Sals
  • 50,000.00 Legal Expenses
  • 3,700.00 Information Tech Sals
  • 500.00 Conservation Expenses
  • 11,000.00 Building Maint Expenses
  • 27,500.00 Highway Sals
  • 191,000.00 Snow & Ice Expenses
  • 25,000.00 Veterans Expenses
  • 27,405.00 Furlough Undistributed

PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 32-J

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 66 To Wit: ORDERED: That in accordance with General Laws, Chapter 44, Section 64, authorize payment of legal bills of previous years and also payment from current year departmental appropriations. (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 66

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 16-L To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance relating to Parking, 39 Freeman st DELETE Handicap Parking
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 16-L

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 16M To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance relating to Parking, 2 Forest av
DELETE Handicap Parking
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 16-M

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 16-N To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance relating to Parking, 84 Blossom st DELETE Handicap Parking
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 16-N

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 67 To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance relating to Salaries - Inspectional & Nursing Services Group (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 67

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 67-B To Wit: An Ordinance relating to Salaries - Highway Dept (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 67-B

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 67-C To Wit: An Ordinance relating to Salaries - Park Dept (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 67-C

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 67-D To Wit: An Ordinance relating to Salaries - Conservation Officer/Animal Control Officer/Mechanic Bldg Maintenance Craftsperson/Building Custodian Group (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 67-D

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 67-E To Wit: An Ordinance relating to Salaries - Law Enforcement Police Officers (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 67-E

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 67-F To Wit: An Ordinance relating to Salaries – Citizen Center (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 67-F

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 67-G To Wit: An Ordinance relating to Salaries – AFSCME Group Wastewater (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 67-G

Meeting adjourned at 7:34 o’clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey

City Clerk

 
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