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City of Haverhill March 1, 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 Young was appointed to read the records for the present week.
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The following appointments were made by Mayor Fiorentini:

Margaret Toomey, Rick Barber, Councillor William H Ryan, Gary Ortiz, Robert DesMarais, Colleen McGonagle and Michael Labonte to the
Re-Precincting Committee PLACED ON FILE 1-L

Ernest Simpson – associate member. Reappointment to the Board of Appeals. Effective immediately and expires on Jan. 30, 2012
CONFIRMED Yeas 8, Absent 1 1-N

Elle Gallo to the Cultural Council. Effective upon confirmation and expires Feb. 22, 2014 Yeas 8, Absent 1 1-M

Celeste Hynick to the Downtown & Waterfront Master Planning Committee. Effective immediately PLACED ON FILE 1-O
Sam Amari, reappointment, Harbor Commission. Expires Feb. 22, 2012 PLACED ON FILE 1-P
Carl Rosenbloom, reappointment, Board of Health. Expires Feb. 22, 2014 PLACED ON FILE 1-Q
Thomas O’Brien to the Stadium Commission. Effective immediately and expires Feb. 22, 2014 PLACED ON FILE 1-R
James Scully to the Mayor’s Scholarship Committee PLACED ON FILE 1-S
Ross Povenmire, reappointment to the Brownfields Steering Committee PLACED ON FILE 1-T

PETITIONS

Application for 2011 Drainlayer license from Thomas B Hodgson GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 2-J

Applications to hold Tag Days were received from:
American Legion Post 4 - July 14,15,16 GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 27
HHS Girls Field Hockey - October 14,15,16 GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 27-B

Application for license: Pool Table
Cedar Street Tavern, 119 Cedar st - 1 Pool Table GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 3-H

Applications for Coin-Op licenses:
JP McBrides, 27 Lafayette sq- 3 Machines 3-I
Lasting Room, 122 Washington st - 4 Machines 3-J
China King Restaurant, 755 Main st - 1 Machine 3-K
GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1

SUNDAY LICENSE
JP McBrides, 3 Machines 4-F
Lasting Room, 4 Machines 4-G
China King Restaurant, 1 Machine 4-H
GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1

Application from Brookridge Church for Road Race, March 26th
8:00 am to 12 noon, from Main to Water st to Primrose to Main st;
to benefit Somebody Cares New England foodbank
GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 20-B

Petition was received from Tracy Fuller,Haverhill YMCAExecutive Director requesting to hang 2 banners across Rte 125; one fromMarch 5 - March 19 and the second from April 18 - April 29 to promoteYMCA pprograms and Summer Camp
GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 24-C

Petition was received from Robert Daly requesting to use 12x16 mobile cart with his Hawker/Peddler license at Haverhill Stadium on Lincoln av
PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE COMMITTEE Yeas 8, Absent 1 10-E

HEARINGS

Hearing was held on Document 25, a petition from National Grid/MA Electric Company requesting electric conduit location on Moulton Way,
plan 6626457. With David Boucher from National Grid appearing in favor and no one in opposition, the hearing was closed.
HEARING CLOSED 25

Document 25-B
ORDERED: Order granting National Grid conduit location on Moulton Way
(see document for complete text)
GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 25-B

Document 5, Request by Councillor Hart for Hearing to discuss alleged violations of terms of Pawnbroker and Buy & Sell Old Gold licenses held by Senghab Long for “Seng Jewelry II” at 101 South Main st. This item was continued from Jan 4, 2011 hearing.
SGT. GLEN FOGARTY STATED THAT AN UNDERCOVER OFFICER WENT TO THE SHOP TO PAWN A RING AND WAS CHARGED $20 AND WAS NOT GIVEN RECEIPT. MR. LONG STATED IT WAS A MISSUNDERSTANDING. ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR HALL TO REVOKE LICENSE LICENSE REVOKED Yeas 8, Absent 1 5 LETTER TO BUILDING INSPECTOR NOTIFYING HIM OF REVOCATION AND REMOVAL OF SIGNAGE ON BUILDING

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 16-E To Wit:

ORDERED: That the sum of $70,000 be transferred from Debt Service-Short
Term Interest Account to the Landfill Legal and Consulting Expenses account
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 16-E

Councillor Daly O’Brienpresented the Minutes of Administrative and Finance Committee meeting held on February 16, 2011 to review the
Rules and Regulations of the City Council. She asked Councillors to review proposed changes to be discussed at the Council meeting next week.
PLACED ON FILE and POSTPONED TO MARCH 15, 2011 8-E

Meeting adjourned at 7:33 PM o’clock P.M. Yeas 8, Absent 1

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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