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June 29, 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 Ryan was appointed to read the records for the present week.

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PETITIONS

An application was received from Sharon Trip to Buy & Sell Second Hand Articles for “Leah Mae’s”, 179 Rosemont st.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 19-Z

Applications were received for License Renewals from:

  • Trinity, 7 Stewart st, Chair car, 3 Vehicles 73 Central Wheelchair & Van Transportation”, 142 Essex st 2nd fl. Chair Car, 10 Vehicles 73-B
  • Trinity, 7 Stewart st, Ambulances,9 Vehicles 73-C
  • Robert Michael’s Limo, 234 Water st, Limousines, 4 Vehicles 73-D
  • Sandra Webber, 1073 Main st, Fortune Teller 73-E

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0

Applications for Hawker/Peddler License was received from John Kelleher to sell hot dogs, soda, water, Gatorade, chips, onions, sauerkraut inside Riverside Park, July 1st thru Dec 31st; 9 am to 9 pm; a. Fixed location application; b. Sell from a push cart moving from place to place.
REFERRED TO ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE COMMITTEE Yeas 9, Nays 0 34-J

Application was received for Block Party from Ed McIntyre; Madison St at Riverside av September 5th; from 7 am to 7 pm
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 34-K

Application was received for Special License to sell Alcoholic Beverages from Haverhill Brewery Inc at Riverfront Brewfest 90 Washington st, 12 noon to 9 pm on September 25th
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 60-D

Application was received for 2010 Drain layer license from Patrick T Kelly.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 2-Y

Application was received from Attorney James Waldron for applicant Maples Associates Limited Partnership requestingModification of a Special Permit granted to Lincoln Maples Associates Inc; Document 220-1988 to construct a multi-family development
off Primrose st; now 10 Primrose Way
POSTPONED TO JULY 13, 2010 TO ALLOW CITY SOLICITOR TO PRESENT DETERMINATION IF HEARING IS REQUIRED Yeas 9, Nays 0 74

Petition was received from Verizon New England & Mass Electric Co requesting joint pole location on Old Ferry road; Plan 699.
VOTED: That HEARING BE HELD JULY 27, 2010 75

Communication was received from Team Haverhill with Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce & City of Haverhill announcing River Ruckus Festival, Saturday, August 14,10:30 AM – 9:30 PM on Washington St, Columbus Park, Riverfront Park & parking lot adjacent to new boardwalk. Rain date – Sunday, August 15. Also requesting permission for several other related items.
APPROVED AS AMENDED WITHIN JURISDICTION OF COUNCIL (See document for complete text) Yeas 9, Nays 0 76

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Daly O’Brien requesting a discussion regarding changing Fire Chief position from Civil Service.
PLACED ON FILE & REFERRED TO PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE Yeas 9, Nays 0 53-R

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting a discussion regarding handicap parking spaces that are no longer needed.
PLACED ON FILE & REFERRED TO PLANNING Yeas 9, Nays 0 53-S

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 16-L MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance relating to Parking, 39 Freeman st DELETE Handicap Parking
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 16-L

Document 16-M MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance relating to Parking, 2 Forest av DELETE Handicap Parking
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 16-M

Document 16-N MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance relating to Parking, 84 Blossom st DELETE Handicap Parking
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 16-N

Petition was received from Katherine Martin, Haverhill Farmers’ Market Steering Committee requesting to hang banner across So Main st, July 26th to August 9th regarding upcoming season of the Market. Related amended requests from Katherine Martin.
PLACED ON FILE 20-G

Permission to Hang Banner on parking deck from July 1 - July 16 and across So Main st from July 26 - August 9.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 20-GG

Permission to use Bailey blvd and adjacent sidewalk for Farmers’ Market beginning July 17 and will include every Saturday thru October 30, open from 9 am to 1 pm.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 20-GGG

ORDERED: Ordinance relating to Salaries - Inspectional & Nursing Services Group (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 67

ORDERED: Ordinance relating to Salaries - Highway Dept (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 67-B

ORDERED: Ordinance relating to Salaries - Park Dept (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 67-C

ORDERED: Ordinance relating to Salaries - Conservation Officer/Animal Control Officer/Mechanic Bldg Maintenance Craftsperson/Building Custodian Group (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 67-D

ORDERED: Ordinance relating to Salaries - Law Enforcement Police Officers (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 67-E

ORDERED: Ordinance relating to Salaries – Citizen Center (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 67-F

ORDERED: Ordinance relating to Salaries – AFSCME Group Wastewater (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 67-G

ORDERED: That document #86 of June 10, 2008, (An Order Relating to Water and Wastewater Rates) be and is hereby deleted in its entirety and the following inserted in place thereof: Rates for Water and Wastewater - Effective July 1, 2010.

The City Council of the City of Haverhill hereby establishes the wastewater user rate shall be $3.92 per hundred cubic feet and the water user rate shall be $2.68 per hundred cubic feet.

Those persons that qualify pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 59, Section 5, Clause forty-first C, as adopted by the City from time to time, shall receive a fifteen (15) percent discount on the above rates. The age of eligibility for this discount shall be 65 years or older.
ON MOTION OF MAYOR FIORENTNI TO TABLE THE ORDINANCE Yeas 9, Nays 0 72

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 17-F To Wit: Communication was received from Mayor Fiorentini regarding various FY 2011 budget documents.
PLACED ON FILE 17-F

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 77 To Wit: ORDERED: Authorization of Wood School Daycare Revolving Fund (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 77

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 77-B To Wit: ORDERED: Authorization of Council on Aging Activities Account Revolving Fund (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 77-B

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 77-C To Wit: ORDERED: Authorization of Citizen Center Rental Account Revolving Fund (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 77-C

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 77-D To Wit: ORDERED: Authorization of Veteran’s Memorial Skating Rink Revolving Fund (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 77-D

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 77-E To Wit: ORDERED: Authorization of Recreation and Parks Revolving Fund (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 77-E

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 59-B To Wit: ORDERED: that as part of FY 2011 annual budget the sum of $137,530,864 be raised and appropriated and funded as follows:

  • $510,614 Water Receipts
  • $480,014 Wastewater Receipts
  • $200,000 Sale of Real Estate
  • $622,000 Free Cash
  • $135,718,236 Taxation and Other Receipts

PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 59-B

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 59-C To Wit: ORDERED: That as part of FY 2011 annual budget the sum of $6,609,953 be appropriated to operate Water Department for items marked as appropriation on attached and $6,222,796 comes from Water revenue. $897,770 to come from Water available fund balance and $510,614 be appropriated in the General Fund and funded from Water receipts.

ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR MACEK TO AMEND THE ORIGINAL ORDER BY INSERTING THE FOLLOWING ORDER:

ORDERED: That as part of the fiscal year 2011 annual budget the sum of $6,509,542 be appropriated to operate the Water Department for items marked as appropriation on the attached and $6,222,796 come from Water revenue, $797,360 to come from Water available fund balance and that $510,614 be appropriated in the General Fund and funded from Water receipts. (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0
PASSED AS AMENDED Yeas 9, Nays 0 59-C

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 59-D To Wit:

ORDERED: That as part of the FY 2011 annual budget the sum of $7,639,704 be appropriated to operate the Wastewater Department for items marked as appropriation on attached and $7,161,470 comes from Wastewater revenue, $958,248 to come from Wastewater available fund balance and that $480,014 be appropriated in General Fund and funded from Wastewater receipts.
ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR MACEK TO AMEND THE ORIGINAL ORDER BY INSERTING THE FOLLOWING ORDER:

ORDERED: That as part of the 2011 annual budget the sum of $7,613,704 be appropriated to operate the Wastewater Department for items marked as appropriation on the attached and $7,161,470 come from Wastewater revenue $932,248 to come from Wastewater available fund balance and that $480,014 be appropriated in the General Fund and funded from Wastewater receipts. (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0
PASSED AS AMENDED Yeas 9, Nays 0 59-D

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 67-H To Wit:

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Salaries - Water/Wastewater Technical Teamster Group (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 67-H

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 67-I To Wit:

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Salaries - Water Department Teamster Group (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 67-I

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 67-J To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Salaries - Water Purification Teamster Group (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 67-J

Meeting adjourned at 8:56 o’clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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