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City of Haverhill March 22, 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 Daly O’Brien was appointed to read the records for the present week.
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PETITIONS

Application was received for Tag Day from Relay for Life on May 4, 2011.
GRANTED ` Yeas 9, Nays 0 27-C

Applications were received for the following COIN-OP licenses:

  • Haverhill Lodge of Elks, 24 Summer st, 3 Machines (new) GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 3-N
  • Checkered Flag Indoor Karting, 239 Neck rd, 15 Machines (new) GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 3-O
  • Papa Gino’s, 782 River st, 1 Machine (new) GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 3-P
  • SUNDAY COIN-OPS
  • Haverhill Lodge of Elks, 3 Sunday Machines GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 4-J
  • Checkered Flag Indoor Karting, 239 Neck rd, 15 Sunday Machines GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 4-K
  • Papa Gino’s, 1 Sunday Machine GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 4-L
  • POOL TABLES
    The Tap, 100 Washington st, 2 Tables (new) GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 18-D

Applications were received for Special License to sell alcohol at Citizens Center, 10 Welcome st from:

  • Olga Kwauki, Saturday, March 26, 7 pm to 1 am; Wedding Party GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 17-B
  • Raysa Valera, Saturday, April 9, 7 pm to 12 midnight; Wedding Party GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 17-C
  • Juan de Dios Diaz, Saturday, April 30, Spring Break Party GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 17-D

Application was received for new Hawker/Peddler license from Frankie Passafiume to sell hot dogs, soda, water, chips, chili and slush at Winnekenni, 11 am to 3 pm, Monday thru Friday; April thru October
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 10-F

Application was received for renewal Hawker/Peddler license with new Mobile Cart, from Douglas Greenlaw to sell various foods and beverages at Bradford Common Monday-Sunday, 9 am to 9 pm
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 10-G

Applications were received for the following Handicap Parking Signs from:

  • Khairy Alsaraby at 461 Washington st 28-E
  • Karen DeMaso at 9 Beach st 28-F
  • Christine Smith at 1 Davis st 28-G
  • Michelle Roldan at 123 Cedar st 28-H
  • Tina Maglio at 11 Norfolk st 28-I
  • John O’Hannesian, 7 South Summer st 28-J
  • Linda McInnis, 76 South Prospect st 28-K

PLACED ON FILE and REFERRED TO PLANNING Yeas 9 Nays 0

Notice of Hearing was received from Department of Public Utilities on petition of National Grid (Boston Gas & Colonial Gas Companies)
for review/approval of its long-range forecast and supply plan for the forecast period 2010/2011 through 2014/2015 to be held April 6 at 2:00PM at the Department’s offices, One South Station, 5th Floor, Boston
PLACED ON FILE 31

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Macek requesting to discuss zoning. CO. MACEK GAVE EXAMPLES OF ZONING ISSUES THAT NEED TO BE REVIEWED SUCH AS PARKING REQUIREMENTS AND MOTIONED TO HAVE MATTER REFERRED TO PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE FOR REVIEW.
MOTION PASSED AND REFERRED TO PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT COMMIITTEE Yeas 9, Nays 0 5-V

Communication was received from Councillor Macek requesting to discuss matters related to the sewer disks along the Merrimack River.
CO. MACEK GAVE AN UPDATE REGARDING CLEAN UP EFFORTS TO REMOVE THE SEWER DISKS. PLACED ON FILE 5-W

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting to delete the following handicap parking spaces as they are no longer needed; 70 Howard st, 23 Howard st and 13 Hancock st
PLACED ON FILE & REFERRED TO PLANNING Yeas 9, Nays 0 5-X

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 29
MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 191

An Ordinance Relating to Peddling and Soliciting (see document for complete text)
COUNCILLOR RYAN REQUESTED LETTER TO CITY SOLICITOR INQUIRING ABOUT OUT OF STATE BONDS FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES.
ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR MACEK THAT THE DOCUMENT BE AMENDED BY STRIKING OUT THE LAST PARAGRAPH AND INSERTING IN PLACE THEREOF THE FOLLOWING:
“Also, by deleting the last sentence of subsection B., and, by inserting in place thereof the following: “Any person with a valid permit who fails to operate his/her location for a period of less than (4) days per calendar week, Sunday thru Saturday, weather permitting, from Memorial Day thru Labor Day may be subject to revocation by the City Council, after notice and hearing”.
MOTION PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 and ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR LEPAGE THAT THE DOCUMENT BE FURTHER AMENDED BY STRIKING OUT IN THE FIRST PARAGRAPH “8X5X12” AND INSERTING IN PLACE THEREOF “8.5x12”.
MOTION PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 and MOTION PASSED AS AMENDED Yeas 9, Nays 0 29


Applications were received for Hawker/Peddler licenses from:

Document 10
John Kelleher to sell hot dogs, kielbasa, soda, water, Gatorade and chips, outside Haverhill Stadium at Lincoln & Nettleton av; March 1st thru
December 31st; Sunday–Saturday 8 am to 8 pm
ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR YOUNG TO AMEND THE STARTING TIME TO 9:00AM ACCORDING TO CITY ORDINANCE Yeas 9, Nays 0 PASSED AND PASSED AS AMENDED Yeas 9, Nays 0 10

Document 10-B
Robert Daly to sell hot dogs, sausages, hamburgers, chips, soda & water outside Stadium, Lincoln av; March 1st thru December 31st
Sunday–Saturday, 9 am to 10 pm
REQUEST FROM SUPERINTENDENT SCULLY BY LETTER TO POSTPONE ITEM FOR ONE
WEEK (3/29) * POSTPONED TO MARCH 29, 2011 Yeas 9, Nays 0 10-B


Document 10-C
Gerald Cannon to sell hot dogs, sausages, tonic, water, slush, lemonade, chips, chili, beans, sauerkraut, coffee, and pizza slices in Washington sq Monday-Sunday, 8 am to 9 pm
ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR YOUNG TO AMEND THE STARTING TIME TO 9:00AM ACCORDING TO CITY ORDINANCE Yeas 9, Nays 0 PASSED AND PASSED AS AMENDED Yeas 9, Nays 0 10-C

Document 10-D
Donald Cannon also to sell in Washington sq as in “c”(employee of a Hawker/Peddler)
ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR YOUNG TO AMEND THE STARTING TIME TO 9:00AM ACCORDING TO CITY ORDINANCE Yeas 9, Nays 0 PASSED AND PASSED AS AMENDED Yeas 9, Nays 0 10-D

Document 96
MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 11
An Ordinance Relating to Boards and Commissions; Amend Chapter 11 Stadium Commission with Related communication from William Cox, City Solicitor
REQUEST FROM SUPERINTENDENT SCULLY BY LETTER TO POSTPONE ITEM FOR ONE WEEK (3/29) * POSTPONED TO MARCH 29, 2011 Yeas 9, Nays 0 96

NEW BUSINESS

City Councillor LePage introduced Document 6-D To Wit:

P R O C L A M A T I O N
Donate Life Month
April, 2011
(see document for complete text)
ADOPTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 6-D

On motion of Councillor Young to suspend the rules to introduce Greek Independence Day proclamation.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 24

City Councillor Young introduced Document 24 To Wit:

P R O C L A M A T I O N
Greek Independence Day *
March 25, 2011
(see document for complete text)
ADOPTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 24

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 32 To Wit:

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 32
An Ordinance Relating to Police Department
Amend Chapter 32-45A, Police Details(see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE FOR AT LEAST 10 DAYS 32

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 7-B To Wit:

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER
An Ordinance Relating to Parking – 11 Pilgrim Road Add 1 Handicap Parking Space (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE FOR AT LEAST 10 DAYS 7-B

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 7-C To Wit:

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER
An Ordinance Relating to Parking – 54 North St. Add 1 Handicap Parking Space (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE FOR AT LEAST 10 DAYS 7-C

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 7-D To Wit:

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER
An Ordinance Relating to Parking – 114 Chestnut St. Add 1 Handicap Parking Space
(see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE FOR AT LEAST 10 DAYS 7-D

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 7-E To Wit:

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER
An Ordinance Relating to Parking – 60 Franklin St. Add 1 Handicap Parking Space
(see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE FOR AT LEAST 10 DAYS 7-E

Meeting adjourned at 7:45PM o’clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

* Index – Doc. 10-B & 96 – Letter from Superintendent Scully requesting to postpone items for one week.
Doc. 24 - Suspension of Rules to introduce Proclamation – Greek Independence Day

 
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