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City of Haverhill April 5, 2011

Meeting of the City Council was held at 7:00 o’clock P.M., Room 204.

Present,-President Hart, Councillors Ryan, Young, Hall, LePage, Daly O’Brien and Macek.
Absent,-Councillors Scatamacchia and Amirian.

Records of the last meeting were not approved.

Councillor Ryan was appointed to read the records for the present week.
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PETITIONS

Applications were received for Tag Days from:

  • Boys & Girls Club of Greater Haverhill, July 8 & 9 GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 27-E
  • HHS Boys Swim Team, December 9 & 10 GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 27-F

Applications were received for the following COIN-OPS licenses:

  • Chunky’s Cinema Pub, 371 Lowell av, 9 Machines, new GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 3-S
  • Laundry Day, 200 Main st, 5 Machines, new GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 3-T
  • Brothers Pizza, 755 Main st, 1 Machine, new GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 3-U
  • SUNDAY COIN-OPS
  • Chunky’s Cinema Pub, 9 Sunday Machines, new GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 4-P
  • Laundry Day, 5 Sunday Machines, new GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 4-Q
  • Brothers Pizza, 1 Sunday Machine, new GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 4-R
  • POOL TABLES
  • Sportsmen’s Club, 1 Pool Table, new GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 3-V

Applications were received for Drainlayer licenses from:

  • Donald Kohl Jr GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 2-K
  • David Deloury GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 2-L

Application was received for Special License to Sell Alcoholic Beverages from Angela Guarra, Spanish Unity of Haverhill at Citizen’s Center
Saturday, May 7th; 7 am to 1 am GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 17-E

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting to introduce Michael McGonagle to ask that Saturday, April 30 be recognized as Rebuilding Together Greater Haverhill Inc Day and also that all fees but not inspections be waived.
MR. MICHAEL MCGONAGLE GAVE AN OVERVIEW OF THE 19 YEAR EVENT.
MOTION TO WAIVE FEES AND LETTERS TO PUBIC WORKS DIRECTOR AND BOARD OF HEALTH NOTIFYING THEM
PASSED Yeas 7, Absent 2 35

Communication was received from Councillor Amirian requesting to introduce Doug Edison President of Haverhill’s Brightside to talk about upcoming environmental fair Haverhill Goes Green!
HEATHER BUDREWICZ STATED THAT THE EVENT WILL BE HELD ON APR 17, NOON-5PM AT NECC.
PLACED ON FILE 33-B

Communication was received from Councillor Amirian requesting to introduce Kate Martin & Jeff Grassie to talk about Haverhill’s 2011 Farmer’s Market.
JEFF GRASSIE STATED THAT THE FARMER’S MARKET WILL OPEN JULY 16 TO END OCT 29.
ALSO REQUEST TO MOVE LOCATION TO POLICE STATION AREA. PRESIDENT HART STATED THAT A FORMAL REQUEST BE PRESENTED TO CITY COUNCIL FOR THE NEW LOCATION.
PLACED ON FILE 33-C

Communication was received from Councillor Ryan requesting to discuss
a request to the Governor regarding funding a two-way track from Boston to Haverhill and a new railroad bridge in Haverhill.
CO. RYAN EXPRESSED INTEREST IN HAVING HAVERHILL PURSUE $110MILLION FROM $2.5BILLION HIGH-SPEED RAIL NETWORK THAT FLORIDA GOVERNOR REJECTED. LETTER TO GOVERNOR PATRICK 33-D

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 7-B
MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance Relating to Parking – 11 Pilgrim Road Add 1 Handicap Parking Space
(see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 7, Absent 2 7-B

Document 7-C
MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance Relating to Parking – 54 North St. Add 1 Handicap Parking Space
(see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 7, Absent 2 7-C

Document 7-D
MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance Relating to Parking – 114 Chestnut St. Add 1 Handicap Parking Space
(see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 7, Absent 2 7-D

Document 7-E
MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance Relating to Parking – 60 Franklin St. Add 1 Handicap Parking Space
(see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 7, Absent 2 7-E

Document 32
MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 32 An Ordinance Relating to Police Department Amend Chapter 32-45A, Police Details (see document for complete text)
ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR HALL TO AMEND BY INSERTING THE WORDS BEFORE THE SECOND SENTENCE IN PARAGRAPH B AFTER THE WORDS DAYS OF SERVICE “EXCLUDING PUBLIC UTILITIES”.
PASSED Yeas 7, Absent 2 and PASSED AS AMENDED Yeas 7, Absent 2 32

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 16-F To Wit:

ORDERED: That $349,112 is appropriated, in addition to the $3,700,501 previously appropriated, for the purpose of financing the engineering and construction of water main improvements along South Main Street including without limitation all costs thereof as defined in Section 1 of Chapter 29C of the General Laws, as most recently amended by St. 1998, C.78; that to meet this appropriation the Treasurer with the approval of the Mayor is authorized to borrow $349,112 and issue bonds or notes therefore under Chapter 44 of the General Laws and /or Chapter 29C of the General Laws (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 16-F

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 23-B To Wit:

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance Relating to Vehicles and Traffic Schedule A: Service Zones; Section 85 Schedule B: Parking Restrictions and Prohibitions and Section 88 Schedule E:City Parking Lots: (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days and postponed to April 26 2011 23-B

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 23-C To Wit:

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance Relating to Boards and Commissions Amend Chapter 11, Article XIV.Central Business District Parking Commission Section 11 (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days and postponed to April 26 2011 23-C

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 23-D To Wit:

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance Relating to Vehicles and Traffic PREAMBLE (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days and postponed to April 26 2011 23-D

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 7-F To Wit:

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance Relating to Parking – 9 Beach st Add 1 Handicap parking space (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 DAYS 7-F

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 7-G To Wit:

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance Relating to Parking – 1 Davis st Add 1 Handicap parking space (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 DAYS 7-G

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 7-H To Wit:

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance Relating to Parking – 123 Cedar st Add 1 Handicap parking space (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 DAYS 7-H

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 7-I To Wit:

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance Relating to Parking – 461 Washington st Add 1 Handicap parking space (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 DAYS 7-I

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 7-J To Wit:

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance Relating to Parking – 13 Hancock st Delete 1 Handicap parking space (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 DAYS 7-J

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 7-J To Wit:

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance Relating to Parking – 70 Howard st Delete 1 Handicap parking space (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 DAYS 7-J

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 7-K To Wit:

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance Relating to Parking – 23 Howard st Delete 1 Handicap parking space (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 DAYS 7-K

April 5, 2011

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 6-G To Wit:

P R O C L A M A T I O N
Donate Life Month – April 2011
(see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE (this proclamation was adopted previously) 6-G

On motion of Councillor Hall to suspend the rules for two proclamations
GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2

City Councillor Hall introduced Document 6-H To Wit:

P R O C L A M A T I O N
National Child Abuse Prevention Month *
April 2011
(see document for complete text)
ADOPTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 6-H

City Councillor Young introduced Document 6-I To Wit:

P R O C L A M A T I O N
National Library Week *
April 10-16, 2011
(see document for complete text)
ADOPTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 6-I

Councillor Macek presented theMinutes of Natural Resources and Public Property CommitteeMeeting held March 31 to discuss the interior conditions at City Hall. Jeff Dill described efforts that have been made to clean and fix the carpets at City Hall. A representative from Elm Park Flooring explained the problems and suggested that the rugs be replaced with carpet tiles. Committee agreed to meet on April 18 to continue discussion. The Mayor is in favor of a phased-in process to replace carpeting.
PLACED ON FILE 8-H

Meeting adjourned at 7:35PM o’clock P.M. Yeas 7, Absent 2

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey

City Clerk

* Index – Doc. 6-H - Suspension of Rules to introduce Proclamation -
National Child Abuse Prevention Month
- Doc. 6-I – Proclamation – National Library Week

 
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