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City of Haverhill December 7, 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 Scatamacchia was appointed to read the records for the present week.
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Communication was received from Mayor Fiorentini submitting Collective Bargaining Agreement between City of Haverhill and Teamsters UnionEngineering Group.
PLACED ON FILE 54-E

ORDERED: MUNICIPAL ORIDINANCE CHAPTER RELATING TO SALARIES ENGINEERING GROUP (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 67-N

PETITIONS

Applications were received for 2011 Drainlayer licenses from:

  • John Davidowicz 81-O
  • Ronald LaPlume 81-Y
  • King Weinstein 118-L
  • MOTION TO TABLE TO DECEMBER 14, 2010 Yeas 9, Nays 0
  • Brett Berube 81-L
  • Charles Beshara 81-M
  • Paul D Busby 81-N
  • George DeFelice 81-P
  • Stephen J Doherty Sr 81-Q
  • Richard Early Jr 81-R
  • Richard Early Sr 81-S
  • Robert A Frye 81-T
  • Bill Hall 81-U
  • Stephen Iacozzi 81-V
  • John C Jablonski 81-W
  • Patrick T Kelly 81-X
  • Jeff Masterson 81-Z
  • Dave Maynard 118
  • Michael Mazzotta 118-B
  • Ralph V Mirra 118-C
  • Kenneth M Pierce Jr 118-D
  • Robert Pondelli 118-E
  • Fred Ramey Jr 118-F
  • Michael W Reilly 118-G
  • Douglas Robbins 118-H
  • William T Sawyer 118-I
  • Peter Selfridge 118-J
  • Henry Torromeo 118-K
  • GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0

Communication was received from Councillor Ryan requesting a discussion regarding condition of streets such as Kingsbury av, Central & Temple sts as a result of road work by National Grid. PLACED ON FILE AND LETTER TO NATIONAL GRID 108-S

Communication was received from Councillor Ryan requesting a discussion about repealing the recent water/wastewater rate increases and refunding rate payers from the $10.5 million surplus in the Water Dept.*
POWERPOINT PRESENTATION BY ROBERT WARD, DEPUTY DPW DIRECTOR. HE EXPLAINED THE ACCOUNTING METHODOLOGY USED BY THE MASS DEPT. OF REVENUE. FUNDS HAVE BEEN DESIGNATED FREE CASH. MAYOR ALSO SPOKE.
MOTION BY COUNCILLOR RYAN TO SUPPORT THE ESTABLISHMENT OF WATER/WASTEWATER ENTERPRISE FUND.
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 108-T

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting a discussion regarding an Ordinance for Right Turn Only when exiting CVS on Main st.
PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO TRAFFIC & SAFETY COMMITTEE PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 108-U

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting a discussion regarding an Ordinance for Right Turn Only when exiting Kentucky Fried Chicken/Taco Bell on Main st. PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO TRAFFIC & SAFETY COMMITTEE PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 108-V

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting a discussion regarding installing a traffic island from the intersection of Arlington/ White st at Main st to Kenoza av & Main st. PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO TRAFFIC & SAFETY COMMITTEE PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 108-W

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

ORDERED: That the City Council of the City of Haverhill, in accordance with the provisions of Section 66(g) (ii) of Chapter 188 of the Acts of 2010, relative to the establishment of an early retirement incentive program, hereby accepts the proposed plan, a copy of which is attached and incorporated herein. MAYOR REQUESTED ORDER BE POSTPONED TO DECEMBER 14, 2010 PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 17-LL

Related communication was received from Mayor submitting retirement material & also requests matter be Continued PLACED ON FILE 17-LLL

Document 108, Communication from Councillor Ryan requesting discussion regarding status of renovation project at HHS.
PLACED ON FILE 108

NEW BUSINESS

ORDERED: That the City Council authorizes the Purchasing Department to proceed with final disposition of list of obsolete surplus equipment from Water/Wastewater, Highway and Human Services Departments. (see document for complete text.) PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 22-I

ORDERED: That the Mayor be and is hereby authorized to waive certain interest charges thru January 31 2011 on water and wastewater bills, all is required by the Code of the City of Haverhill, for those persons whose bills were due November 30 2010, where their bills are higher than normal and who are suffering a financial hardship in paying their water & wastewater bills. PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 71-E

ORDERED: That the sum of $23,855.10 be appropriated and transferred from Insurance Reimbursement Exceeding $20,000 to Capital Project – FY11 Police Department Roof Repair. PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 32-M

ORDERED: That the sum of $205,499 is appropriated to pay costs of making repairs to the Whittier Road Bridge, and to Bridges #1 and #2 on Millvale Road, including the payment of all costs incidental and related thereto; that to meet the appropriation, the Treasurer, with the approval of the Mayor is authorized to borrow said amount under and pursuant to Chapter 44, Section 7(4) of the General Laws, or pursuant to any other enabling authority, and to issue bonds or notes of the City therefore, and that in connection therewith, the Treasurer is authorized to file an application with the appropriate officials of The Commonwealth of Massachusetts (the “Commonwealth”) to qualify under Chapter 44 A of the General Laws any and all bonds of the City issued pursuant to this order, and to provide such information and execute such documents as such officials of the Commonwealth may require in connection therewith. PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 24-E
* Index – Doc. 108-T – PowerPoint presentation by Robert Ward

Meeting adjourned at 9:00 o’clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey

City Clerk

 
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