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City of Haverhill August 9, 2011

Meeting of the City Council was held at 7:00 o’clock P.M., Room 202.

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

The following applications for licenses were received from:

  • ROLLER SKATING RINK
    • Skateland, 19 Railroad av GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 67-G
  • SUNDAY LICENSE
    • Skateland, 38 Sundays GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 4-Z

Applications were received for Special Licenses to sell alcoholic beverages from Butlers & Bars at Winnekenni Castle for:

  • Reid & Barratt Wedding, September 4, 6 pm to 11 pm GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 17-M
  • Sullivan Wedding, September 10, 7 pm to 11 pm GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 17-N

Application was received for 2011 Drainlayer license from Brendan Larkin
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 2-P

Petition was received from Bradford Christian Academy requesting to hang a banner over Rte 125 Bradford and cancel previous banner request and move dates to Oct 17 – Oct 30
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 24-L

Petition was received from Greek Orthodox Church Winter st requesting to hang 2 banners from September 12-26: one banner across Rte 125; and the second hung on the Parking Deck, Main st side
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 24-M

Petition was received from Verizon New England and Mass Electric Co requesting permission for joint pole location on Lowell av
PLACED ON FILE & HEARING TO BE HELD AUGUST 23, 2011 75

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor Scatamacchia requesting an ordinance to make South Prospect st two-way
ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR SCATAMACCHIA TO SEND A REQUEST TO PLANNING TO DRAFT AN ORDINANCE TO MAKE SOUTH PROSPECT STREET TWO WAY.
On the questions of passage the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas,-Councillors Scatamacchia, Ryan, Young, LePage, Daly O’Brien, Amirian, Macek and President Hart 8,
Nays,-Councillor Hall 1, and PASSED AND REFERRED TO PLANNING 74-E


Communication was received from Councillor LePage requesting to introduce Kathy McCarron-Ciras and Eric Karlstad to speak about the River Ruckus event.
MR. KARLSTAD STATED THE EVENT WILL BE HELD AUG. 20 WITH RAIN DATE AUG 21 AND REFERENCED REQUESTS IN JULY 25 LETTER PLACED ON FILE 74-F

Communication was received from Councillor Macek requesting to discuss proposed NEO Energy plant.
COUNCILLOR MACEK STATED THAT THE NEO ENERGY PROJECT WAS WITHDRAWN FROM THE BOARD OF HEALTH AGENDA FOR THEIR AUG 16TH MEETING.
ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR MACEK TO POSTPONE DISCUSSION TO AUG 23 COUNCIL MEETING.
POSTPONED Yeas 9, Nays 0 74-G

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting a discussion regarding removal of a handicap parking space at 29 Hancock st
PLACED ON FILE & REFERED TO PLANNING Yeas 9, Nays 0 74-H

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 57
ORDERED: That the City of Haverhill hereby accepts the provisions of MGL Chapter 44, Section 53F1/2, a copy of which is attached and incorporated herein, relative to the establishment of an enterprise fund for the Water division of Dept of Public Works effective fiscal year 2012. (see document for complete text)
COUNCILLOR DALY O’BRIEN STATED THAT THE ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED ESTABLISHING AN ENTERPRISE FUND FOR FISCAL YEAR 2013 BUDGET. ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR YOUNG TO TABLE THIS MATTER TABLED Yeas 9, Nays 0 57

Document 58
ORDERED: That the City of Haverhill hereby accepts the provisions of MGL Chapter 44, Section 53F1/2, a copy of which is attached and incorporated herein, relative to the establishment of an enterprise fund for Wastewater division of Dept of Public Works effective fiscal year 2012. (see document for complete text)
COUNCILLOR DALY O’BRIEN STATED THAT THE ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED ESTABLISHING AN ENTERPRISE FUND FOR FISCAL YEAR 2013 BUDGET.
ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR YOUNG TO TABLE THIS MATTER TABLED Yeas 9, Nays 0 58

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 50-C To Wit:

ORDERED: That Document 50-B of 2011 is hereby amended by deleting the attached boundaries relating thereto, and, by inserting the revised boundaries as attached hereto. ( see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 50-C

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 23-E To Wit:

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240
An Ordinance Relating to Parking – Establish two 15 minute parking Spaces in front of No. 75 Kenoza Avenue – Two 15 Minute – Limited Parking spaces (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 23-E

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 7-T To Wit:

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance Relating to Parking, 11 Mt. Vernon St. Add 1 Handicap Parking Space (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 7-T

Meeting adjourned at 7:21 o’clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest: Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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