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City of Haverhill January 25, 2011

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 Amirian was appointed to read the records for the present week.
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The following appointments were made by Mayor Fiorentini:

  • Amanda Guest, DOWNTOWN and WATERFRONT MASTER PLANNING COMMITTEE,
    effective immediately. PLACED ON FILE Yeas 9, Nays 0 1-G
  • Peter A Carbone, BOARD OF HEALTH, effective January 13, 2011 to expire January 13, 2014.
    PLACED ON FILE Yeas 9, Nays 0 1-H
  • Re-Appointments: BRADFORD COMMON HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMISSION
    effective immediately, to expire Jan.25, 2014.
    • Joseph Barbone
    • Theodore Pelosi
    • Daniel Hendrix
    • Robert Canole
    • Christian Hewitt
    • Robert Eldridge

CONFIRMED Yeas 9, Nays 0 1-I

PETITIONS

Application was received for Special Permit for Multi-Family Housing on Grand Avenue submitted by Attorney James Waldron for applicant Alan Hope; to build 4 multi-family dwelling units in two buildings for rentals/condominiums.
REFERRED TO PLANNING BOARD & COUNCIL HEARING TO BE HELD MARCH 8’11 14

Application was received for Special License to sell alcoholic beverages from Rosa Martinez for “Valentines Day Party” at Citizens Center
7:00 PM to 1:00 AM, February 12 GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 17

Application was received for Taxi license from Dean Manemanus, American Taxi, 1 vehicle at 236 Winter st
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 18

The following applications were received to hold Tag Days from:

  • HHS Chorus; February 4,5,6 19
  • HHS Winter Track; February 12 & 13 19-B
  • HHS Musical; March 11,12,13 19-C HHS Boys Volleyball; March 24,25,26 19-D
  • HHS Classical Academy; April 1 & 2 19-E
  • HHS Girls Softball; April 7,8,9 19-F
  • Haverhill Community Violence Coalition; April 15 & 16 19-G
  • Riverside Bradford Baseball Div A; April 29,30,31 19-H
  • Exchange Club; May 7 19-I
  • Riverside Bradford Baseball Div B; May 13,14,15 19-J
  • Haverhill Girls Softball; May 20,21,22 19-K
  • HHS Spring Track; May 27,28,29 19-L
  • VFW Post 29; June 10 & 11 19-M
  • Amvets Post 147; August 19 & 20 19-N HHS Soccer Boosters; September 9,10,11 19-O
  • HHS Cheerleaders; September 24 & 25 19-P
  • HHS Cross Country Track; October 1 & 2 19-Q Marine Corps League; October 6,7,8 19-R HHS Drama Club; October 21,22,23 19-S

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0

  • DAV Chapter 20; June 2,3,4 19-T
  • Korean War Veterans; September 15,16,17 with related communication from
  • Police Chief Alan DeNaro for Documents 19-T & 19-U

GRANTED FOR APPROVED LOCATIONS ONLY; ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS DENIED Yeas 9, Nays 0 19-U

Applications were received for 2011 Drainlayer licenses from:

  • John Csizmesia 2-F
  • Richard LaBonne 2-G Scott Karpinski 2-H

GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Daly O’Brien requesting a discussion regarding the Rules and Regulations of the City Council
REFERRED TO ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE COMMITTEE Yeas 9, Nays 0 15

Communication was received from Councillor Young requesting to introduce Michael Jaber to discuss a procedural error made by a City board.
MR. JABER STATED HIS INTENTION WAS TO PREVENT A FUTURE OCCURRENCE OF THIS ERROR BY THE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS. MR. PILLSBURY STATED THERE WAS A PROCEDURAL ERROR CONCERNING A RECONSIDERATION. BOARD MEMBERS SUBSEQUENTLY WERE GIVEN TRAINING ON ROBERTS RULES. PLACED ON FILE 5-G

Communication was received from Councillor Macek requesting a discussion regarding policy and procedure relative to shoveling of fire hydrants.
CHIEF RICHARD BORDEN SPOKE ABOUT THE PROCEDURES AND DISTRIBUTED MASTER HYDRANT LIST * 5-H

Communication was received from Councillors Amirian and LePage requesting a discuss regarding energy efficient measures and street light
reclassification.
COUNCILLORS SPOKE ABOUT THE RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE MAYOR’S GREEN COMMUNITIES TASK FORCE AND THE NEED FOR CRITERIA & PROCEDURES IN PLACE FOR STANDARDIZATION OF LIGHT WATTAGE AND PROCEDURE FOR STREET LIGHT REMOVAL. PLACED ON FILE 5-I

Communication was received from Councillor Scatamacchia regarding request from Robert Lapierre to purchase City land on Avon Place Assessors’ Map 501, Block 228, Lot 28. PLACED ON FILE & REFERRED TO NATURAL RESOURCES & PUBLIC PROPERTY COMMITTEE Yeas 9, Nays 0 5-J

HEARINGS

Hearing was held on Document 107/10, a petition from Philip Christiansen of Christiansen & Sergi for applicant Torromeo Industries requesting the City accept Shelby Circle as a Public Way with Henry Torromeo appearing in favor and no one in opposition, the hearing was closed. A favorable recommendation was received from the Planning Board & Planning Director.
HEARING CLOSED 107/10

Document 107-B/10
ORDERED: That the following street herein described be accepted as a
public way: Shelby Circle (see document for complete text)
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 107-B/10

Document 100/10, Petition was received from Attorney Migliori for John P Giordano requesting Special Permit to build a single-family
residence at 90 Amesbury rd WITHIN 500’ OF WATER SUPPLY - Assessors’ Map 465,Block 3, Lot 2A. Related communication was received from Attorney Migliori requesting a six month postponement.
ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR RYAN TO POSTPONE HEARING TO JUNE 28.
On the question of passage the yeas and nays were as follows: Yeas,-Councillors Scatamacchia, Ryan, Hall, LePage, Daly O’Brien, Amirian, Macek and President Hart 8, Nays,-Councillor Young 1, and GRANTED 100/10

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240

An Ordinance relating to Parking, 4 Forest av, Establish Handicap Parking
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 7

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 250

An Ordinance Relating to Water

ORDERED: Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of Haverhill that the Code of the City of Haverhill, Chapter 250, as amended, is further amended. (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 12

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 191

An Ordinance relating to Peddling and Soliciting

ORDERED: Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of Haverhill that the Code of the City of Haverhill, Ch. 191, as amended, is hereby further amended by adding the following a the end of said Chapter: “Article VI, Exterior Vending Machines” (see document for complete text)
ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR DALY O’BRIEN TO POSTPONE TO FEB 8
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 13

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 16 To Wit:

ORDERED: Authorization of the Municipal Open Space Management Revolving
Fund

ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR RYAN TO APPROVE. NO VOTE TAKEN.
ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR MACEK TO REFER TO NATURAL RESOURCES & PUBLIC PROPERTY COMMITTEE
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 16

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 16-B To Wit:

ORDERED: To transfer and close the Conservation Permits/Crystal into the Revolving Fund Municipal Open Space Management in the amount of $17,196.25
ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR RYAN TO APPROVE. NO VOTE TAKEN.
ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR MACEK TO REFER TO NATURAL RESOURCES & PUBLIC PROPERTY COMMITTEE
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 16-B

* INDEX – Doc. 5-H = Master Hydrant List

Meeting adjourned at 8:31 o’clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey

City Clerk

 
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