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City of Haverhill July 13, 2010

Meeting of the City Council was held at 7:00 o’clock P.M., Room 204.

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

Records of the last meeting were approved.

Councillor Young was appointed to read the records for the present week.
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Communication was received from Mayor Fiorentini submitting Zoning recommendations and request they be forwarded to Planning Board for their input; also after Planning review the actual Ordinance of proposed Zoning changes be sent to Council July 27th for consideration on August 10.
PLACED ON FILE 17-G

Communication was received from Mayor Fiorentini submitting language amending the process for considering changes to Zoning classification of a parcel(s)with recommendation that language be sent to Planning Board for review and then back to Council in form of actual Ordinance.
PLACED ON FILE 17-GG

The following appointments were made by Mayor Fiorentini:
CONSTABLES to expire July 2 2011:
Reappointments: Gerald Sewell, Ronald E Bertheim, Charles Massa Jr, Thomas E Daggett, David E Hall, Joseph M Gauron, Steven Ring
Appointments: Matthew Ring, Walter Sorenson Jr, Michael Arahovites
PLACED ON FILE 18-R

PETITIONS

Application was received for Handicap Parking Sign (renewal) from Marcos Albino at 7 A Tremont st
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 3-L

On motion of Councillor Daly O'Brien to suspend the rules to request a handicap parking space. Verbal request. Yeas 9, Nays 0
MOTION PASSED and MOTION TO REQUEST HANDICAP PARKING SPACE at 97 LAUREL AVENUE BE SENT TO PLANNING Yeas 9, Nays 0


Petition was received from Johann Mooney, Fall Fair Chairperson, requesting to hang banner across South Main st; from September 20 thru October 2 for special annual event at Sacred Hearts School.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 20-H

Application was received from Elle Gallo for Special License to sell alcoholic beverages for Eve Rising event at Winnekenni Castle, July 18,
11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Ms. Gallo described the event and distributed flyer.*
GRANTED WITH STIPULATION THAT POLICE OFFICER BE HIRED Yeas 9, Nays 0 30-I

Application was received from Olga Kawuki for Special License to sell alcoholic beverages for after Wedding Party at Citizen Center
July 24, 7 pm to 1 am.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 30-J

Application was received for Tag Days from HHS Girls Swim Team, August 27,28,29.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 29-P

Petition was received from Verizon New England and MA Electric Company for Joint Pole location on Ferry Road and South Riverview St;
Plan 700
VOTED: That HEARING BE HELD JULY 27, 2010 Yeas 9, Nays 0 78

Communication was from Police Chief DeNaro requesting to address Council to highlight recent accomplishments of members of Haverhill Police Department. Officers recognized were Richard Welch & Scott Zimenski.
PLACED ON FILE 79

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

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Ryan requesting a discussion regarding taking legal action against utilities that own double poles in the City. Councillor Ryan asked the Mayor to meet with utility companies and work out a strategy to remove double poles.
PLACED ON FILE 53-T

Communication was received from Councillor Young requesting to introduce Doug Edison to discuss an event at Winnekenni Castle on July 18.
THIS WAS INCLUDED IN THE PREVIOUS REQUEST FROM ELLE GALLO.*
PLACED ON FILE 53-U

Communication was received from Councillor Daly O’Brien requesting to re-evaluate the Ordinance regarding Hawker/Peddler licensing for food carts.
REFERRED TO ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE COMMITTEE Yeas 9, Nays 0 53-V

Communication was received from Councillor Daly O’Brien requesting a discussion regarding need for an Ordinance pertaining to banners being
hung for promoting events.
REFERRED TO ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE COMMITTEE Yeas 9, Nays 0 53-W

Communication was received from Councillor Ryan requesting a discussion regarding transfer of Wastewater/Water funds for City-side operations.
REFERRED TO ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE COMMITTEE WITH REQUEST TO INCLUDE EXPLORING THE IDEA OF AN ENTERPRISE FUND FOR WATER/WASTEWATER DEPT.
Yeas 9, Nays 0 53-X

Communication was received from Councillor LePage requesting a discussion regarding City-wide curb-side single stream recycling. He introduced Remi DePommier who described the new recycling system and distributed a starter kit bag.*
PLACED ON FILE 53-Y

HEARINGS

Document 52, Petition was received from Attorney Don Conn for Annette Zerveles requesting a Zoning Change to All Commercial Highway for property at 1247 Main st Parcel ID 638-2-1B. Favorable recommendation with conditions was received from Planning Board and Planning Director. President Hart read into the record a letter from Attorney Conn requesting to withdraw the zoning petition on behalf of his client.*
MOTION TO WITHDRAW 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)
MOTION TO WITHDRAW PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 52-B

Document 61, Application was received from GCG Associates Inc for Danvers Bank requesting Street Acceptance of Seven Sister Road and Eves Way. Favorable recommendation was received from Planning Board and Planning Director. President Hart stated that the City Engineer asked that this application be postponed for two weeks.
MOTION TO POSTPONE FOR 2 WEEKS, JULY 27 PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 61

Document 61-B ORDERED: That the following street described herein be accepted: Seven Sister Roadas a Public Way (see document for complete text)
POSTPONED TO JULY 27, 2010 Yeas 9, Nays 0 61-B

Document 61-BB ORDERED: That the following street described herein be accepted: Eves Wayas a Public Way (see document for complete text)
POSTPONED TO JULY 27, 2010 Yeas 9, Nays 0 61-BB

Document 61-BBB ORDERED: That the following easement of land situated in the City of Haverhill, Essex County, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, more commonly known as: accept all easements (see document for complete text)
POSTPONED TO JULY 27, 2010 Yeas 9, Nays 0 61-BBB

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance relating to Parking, 92 Margin St. ADD 1 Handicap Parking
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 16-0

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance relating to Parking, 65 Howard St. ADD 1 Handicap Parking
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 16-P

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Salaries - Water/Wastewater Technical Teamster Group (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 67-H

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Salaries - Water Department Teamster Group (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 67-I

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Salaries - Water Purification Teamster Group (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 67-J

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 FROM JUNE 29, 2010 TO ALLOW CITY SOLICITOR TO PRESENT DETERMINATION IF HEARING IS REQUIRED. AFTER CONSULTATION WITH COUNCIL PRESIDENT AND ATTORNEY WALDRON IT WAS DETERMINED THAT ABUTTERS SHOULD BE NOTIFIED, AND NOTICE BE PUBLISHED.
POSTPONED TO SEPTEMBER 7, 2010 Yeas 9, Nays 0 74

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 80 To Wit: ORDERED: That the State Primaries to be held in the several wards in the City on TUESDAY, THE FOURTEENTH day of SEPTEMBER, 2010; the polls to open at seven o'clock in the forenoon and to close at eight o'clock in the evening, and to be held in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 53 of the General Laws and amendments thereto. (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 80

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 80-B To Wit: ORDERED: That the following locations are hereby established as Polling Places for all Elections to be held during the year 2010, in accordance with Chapter 54, Section 24 of Mass. General Laws. (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 80-B

On motion of Councillor LePage to suspend the rules to read a proclamation. *
MOTION PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0

P R O C L A M A T I O N Bastille Day 2010 (see document for complete text)
ADOPTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 27-Q

* INDEX - Item 20-H-Flyer for Eve Rising, Item 53-Y-Recycling Starter Kit, Item 52-Letter from Attorney Conn, Item 27-Q-Proclamation,
Bastille Day 2010

Meeting adjourned at 8:08 o’clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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