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City of Haverhill August 24, 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 Daly O'Brien was appointed to read the records for the present week.
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Communication was received from Mayor Fiorentini requesting toaddress the Council regarding new economic development legislation and its potential for Haverhill. MAYOR AND WILLIAM PILLSBURY SPOKE ABOUT NEW PROGRAM, CH. 40V DOWNTOWN MARKET
RATE HOUSING DISTRICT. REGS HAVE TO BE FORMULATED.
PLACED ON FILE 17-J

PETITIONS

Application was received for Tag Day: Haverhill Firefighters Local 1011, Sept 4,5,6
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 29-T

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

Petition was received from Catherine Rogers requesting permission to open Salem St in front of Lots A and B at 376 Salem St to install water and sewer hook-ups for 2 new duplex units. A related communication was received from the City Engineer.
PLACE ON FILE 89

ORDERED: That the City Council approve the request of Catherine Rogers to excavate on Salem Street at Lots 2, 3, and 4 of Map 729 Block 720 for the purpose of installing sewer and water services for the subject lots. Salem Street has been rebuilt within the last 5 years and in accordance with Chapter 222, Section 11, Notice to abutters; restrictions on future paving of the 1981 Municipal Ordinances, Council approval is necessary.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 90

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Macek requesting to introduce Sandi York to discuss various issues affecting the Ward Hill BusinessPark.
MS. YORK POSED QUESTIONS TO MAYOR ABOUT MASTER BOX SYSTEM & WATER SERVICE FEE. LETTER TO MAYOR 85-J

Communication was received from Councillor Macek requesting to discuss the firesprinkler water availability fee.
BOB WARD WILL MEET WITH ADVENT CHRISTIAN CHURCH MEMBER ABOUT FEES 85-K

Communication was received fromCouncillor Hall requesting to discuss establishing a school bus drop off/pick up zone at Walnut Square School on Main St.
PLACED ON FILE 85-L

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance relating to (Bus Zone/No Parking) Bus Zone Parent Drop Off/Pick Up only, North Avenue
West side from crosswalk at the Walnut Square School,South for 95 feet, and West side from crosswalk at the Walnut Square School, North for 80 feet. (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE FOR AT LEAST 10 DAYS 11-B

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance relating to (Bus Zone/No Parking) Bus Zone Parent Drop Off/Pick Up only, Main Street
West side from crosswalk at the Walnut Square School, East side from crosswalk at the Walnut Square School, South for 125 feet.
August 24, 2010 (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE FOR AT LEAST 10 DAYS 11-C

Communication was received from Councillor Young requesting to discuss need for stop sign at intersection of Kenoza St and Amesbury Rd.
IF NO ORDINANCE ON FILE, SEND TO TRAFFIC & SAFETY COMMITTEE Yeas 9, Nays 0 85-M

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 82-B

ORDERED: Be it Ordained by the Haverhill City Council that Chapter 255 entitled Zoning, as amended, be further amended in Article X11, Miscellaneous, Chapter 255 -155, Amendment of Chapter, Section "A" by adding the following: "The Planning Board and the City Council shall, prior to their hearing cause notice of such hearing to be published and sent to parties of interest pursuant to 255-101; Public Hearing Notices of this chapter." at the end of the first paragraph.
MOTION TO AMEND BY DELETING THE LANGUAGE IN FULL AND SUBSTITUTE THE FOLLOWING: 82-B

ORDERED: Be it Ordained by the Haverhill City Council that Chapter 255 entitled Zoning, as amended, be further amended in Article 111, Establishment of Districts, Chapter 255-9, Changes to Map, Section "A" by adding the following: "The Planning Board and the City Council shall, prior to their hearing on any amendment to this chapter where there is a change to the map, cause notice of such hearing to be published and sent to parties of interest pursuant to 255-101; Public Hearing Notices of this chapter." At the end of the first paragraph. * Yeas 9, Nays 0 and
PASSED AS AMENDED Yeas 9, Nays 0 82-BB

Document 24-C

ORDERED: That $44,090.00 is appropriated to conduct the first phase of engineering analysis required for certification of the City's flood wall system pursuant to 44 CFR 65.10; that to meet this appropriation the Treasurer with the approval of the Mayor is authorized to borrow $44,090.00 under Chapter 44 of the General Laws or any other enabling legislation; that the Mayor is authorized to take any other action necessary to carry out this project; and that the Treasurer is authorized to file an application with the Municipal Finance Oversight Board to qualify under Chapter 44A of the General Laws any or all of the bonds authorized by this order and to provide such information and execute such documents as the Municipal Finance Oversight Board may require for these purposes.
DISCUSSION ABOUT USE OF MONEY SUPPLY FEE MONIES; REFERED TO TRAFFIC& SAFETY COMMITTEE; POSTPONED TO SEPT. 7 2010 Yeas 9, Nays 0 24-C

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 91 To Wit:

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Fire Service Fees - (see document for complete text)
ORDINANCE PROVIDES FOR QUARTERLY FIRE SERVICE FEE
PLACED ON FILE FOR AT LEAST 10 DAYS 91

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 92 To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Zoning – Inspection Fees for Clerk of the Works (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE FOR AT LEAST 10 DAYS 92

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 67-K To Wit: MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinancerelating to Salaries - Library Group (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE FOR AT LEAST 10 DAYS 67-K

* Index - Doc. 82-BB Amended language Zoning - Public Hearing Notice

Meeting adjourned at 9:36 o’clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey

City Clerk

 
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