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City of Haverhill October 12, 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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PETITIONS

Application was received for 2010 Drainlayer license from John Grasso.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 81-H

Petition was received from Verizon New England and Mass Electric Company requesting joint pole location on Liberty st.
HEARING SCHEDULED FOR NOV. 9 2010 106

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

Petition was received from Philip Christiansen of Christiansen& Sergi for applicant Torromeo Industries Inc requesting Shelby Circle be accepted as a Public Way.
REFERRED TO PLANNING & COUNCIL HEARING TO BE HELD JAN 12, 2011 107

Petition was received from Philip Christiansen of Christiansen& Sergi requesting for client John Davidowicz to open Salem st; Assessor’s Map 729, Block 716, Lots 23-25 to install water & sewer connections to a single family house. PLACED ON FILE 89-B

ORDERED: That the City Council approve the request of Davco Excavating to excavate on Salem Street at Lots 23 to 25 of Map 729 Block 716 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 89-BB

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Ryan requesting a discussion regarding status of renovation project at Haverhill High School.
BERNIE NANGLE AND ERNIE DIBURRO GAVE AN UPDATE.
MOTION TO POSTPONE TO OCT 26, 2010 Yeas 9, Nays 0 108

Communication was received from Councillor Macek requesting a discussion regarding bridge surface conditions on Route 495 North & South over the Merrimack River in Haverhill.
PLACED ON FILE AND LETTER TO SEN. BADDOUR & LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION 108-B

HEARINGS

Hearing was held on Document 97, a petition from National Grid requesting Electric Conduit location on Cross rd, plan 8849038. With Dave Agew from National Grid appearing in favor and no one in opposition, the hearing was closed.
HEARING CLOSED 97

Document 97-B
ORDERED: Order granting Electric Conduit location on Cross rd. (see document for complete text)
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 97-B

Hearing was held on Document 98, a petition from National Grid requesting Electric Conduit location on No Broadway, plan 8796315. With Dave Agew from National Grid appearing in favor and no one in opposition, the hearing was closed.
HEARING CLOSED 98

Document 97-B
ORDERED: Order granting Electric Conduit location on No Broadway. (see document for complete text)
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 98-B

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance relating to Salaries, Inspectional & Nursing Services Group (see document for complete text)
On the question of passage the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas,-Councillors Scatamacchia, Ryan, Young, Hall, LePage Daly O'Brien, Amirian and President Hart 8 Nays,-Councillor Macek 1, and
PASSED 67-M

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 80-C To Wit: ORDERED: That the citizens of Haverhill qualified to vote as the law directs be notified and warned to assemble at their respective meeting places on Tuesday, the Second Day of November, 2010 to open at seven o'clock in the forenoon and to close at 8:00 o'clock in the evening, then and there to give in their votes on one ballot… (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 80-C

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 80-D To Wit: ORDERED: By virtue of the authority vested in me as Mayor by the City Charter and Ordinances of the City of Haverhill and General Laws of the Commonwealth, I have this day appointed the following named persons to serve as Precinct Officers in the several wards of the City for the year 2010 (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 80-D

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 24-D To Wit: ORDERED: That in order to reduce interest costs, the Treasurer, with the approval of the Mayor, is authorized to issue refunding bonds, at one time or from time to time, pursuant to Chapter 44, Section 21A of the General Laws, or pursuant to any other enabling authority, to refund all or any portion of the City's general obligation bonds outstanding as of the date of the final passage of this Ordered and that the proceeds of any refunding bonds issued pursuant to the Order shall be used to pay the principal, redemption premium and interest on the bonds of the City to be refunded, and costs of the issuance of the refunding bonds; and that the Treasurer is authorized to execute such documents as may be necessary or desirable to carry out this transaction, including one or more refunding trust agreements with a bank or trust company. That the Treasurer is authorized to file an application with the appropriate officials of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (the "Commonwealth") to qualify under Chapter 44A of the General Laws any and all bonds of the City authorized by this Council as of the date hereof, and to provide such information and execute such documents as such officials of the Commonwealth may require in connection therewith.
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 24-D

City Councillor Young introduced Document 27-U To Wit:

P R O C L A M A T I O N
Teen Read Week in Haverhill
October 17 -23, 2010
(see document for complete text)
ADOPTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 27-U

Meeting adjourned at 8:45PM o’clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk
 
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