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City of Haverhill
City Council Minutes

Tuesday, October 18, 2011
City Council Chambers

Councilors
Michael J. Hart, President
Robert H. Scatamacchia, Vice President
William H. Ryan
Michael Young
David E. Hall
Colin F. LePage
Mary Ellen Daly O’Brien
Sven A. Amirian
William J. Macek

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Weekly Meetings
Tuesdays
7:00 PM

Haverhill City Hall
Room 202
4 Summer St
Haverhill, MA 01830


City of Haverhill October 18, 2011

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

Present,-President Hart, Ryan, Young, Hall, LePage, Daly O’Brien, Amirian and Macek.
Absent,-Councillor Scatamacchia.
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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Application was received from Marilyn Stewart for Special License for One Day Sale of Alcoholic Beverages: All Alcohol to Butlers & Bars for Pentucket Regional High School 40th Class Reunion, Nov 12, 2011 from 7-11 PM at Winnekenni Castle
GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 17-V

Petition was received from Attorney James Waldron requesting to continue two Hearings for MCL Contracting set for October 25th— River Street Special Permit (Doc 71/11) & Naples Road Discontinuance (Doc 72/11) to January 17 2012.
GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 71-B

Application was received for 2011 Drainlayer license from Benjamin Cibotti
GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 2-S

COMMUNICATIONS

Communication was received from Councillor LePage requesting a discussion regarding status of various construction projects in the City.
PLACED ON FILE 97-B

Communication was received from Councillor Hall requesting a discussion about the odor from the Covanta plant in Ward Hill.
PLACED ON FILE & REFERRED TO PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE. OFFICIALS FROM MASS DEP & EPA WILL BE INVITED TO MEETING. Yeas 8, Absent 1 97-C
Communication was received from William Pillsbury, Economic Development & Planning Director, requesting to address council regarding final results on Brandy Brow Watershed investigation of alleged illegal dumping.
MR. PILLSBURY REVIEWED THE FINDINGS OF THE INVESTIGATION. OVER 50 HOLES WERE DUG. TWO SEPARATE ANALYSTS EXAMINED SOIL. NOTHING TO BE CONSIDERED ILLEGAL DUMPING AT THIS TIME. PLACED ON FILE 99

HEARINGS

Brandy Brow Road Hearings Document 88/07 Petition was received from Stephen Stapinski for D&D Realty Trust requesting Special Permit—Watershed Protection District for Roadway Improvements—Brandy Brow rd. Recommendation to approve with conditions from William Pillsbury, Economic Development and Planning Director.
ATTORNEY BORENSTEIN WAS GIVEN AN OPPORTUNITY TO CONTINUE THE HEARING TO OCT. 25TH DUE TO A COUNCILLOR’S ABSENCE. ON MOTION OF CO. RYAN TO CONTINUE TO OCT. 25 Yeas 8, Absent 1 GRANTED 88/07

Document 88-B/07
Petition was received from Stephen Stapinski for D&D Realty Trust requesting Special Permit—Watershed Protection District for Erin Way Subdivision—off Brandy Brow rd. Recommendation to approve with conditions from William Pillsbury, Economic Development and Planning Director.
ATTORNEY BORENSTEIN WAS GIVEN AN OPPORTUNITY TO CONTINUE THE HEARING TO OCT. 25TH DUE TO A COUNCILLOR’S ABSENCE. ON MOTION OF CO. RYAN TO CONTINUE TO OCT. 25 Yeas 8, Absent 1 GRANTED 88-B/07

Document 88-D/07
Petition was received from Stephen Stapinski for D&D Realty Trust requesting Special Permit—Watershed Protection District for Richard Early Subdivision—Form A Lots—Brandy Brow rd. Recommendation to approve withconditions from William Pillsbury, Economic Development and Planning Director.

ATTORNEY BORENSTEIN WAS GIVEN AN OPPORTUNITY TO CONTINUE THE HEARING TO OCT. 25TH DUE TO A COUNCILLOR’S ABSENCE. ON MOTION OF CO. RYAN TO CONTINUE TO OCT. 25 Yeas 8, Absent 1 GRANTED 88-D/07

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Document 79-C
MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO ONE WAY STREETS (SOUTH PROSPECT STREET) South from South Elm Street to South Main Street (See document for complete text)
POSTPONED TO OCT 25, 2011 Yeas 8, Absent 1 79-C

NEW BUSINESS

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 56-D To Wit:

ORDERED: By virtue of the authority vested in me, as Mayor, by the City Charter and Ordinances of the City of Haverhill and the General Laws of the Commonwealth, I have this day, appointed the following names of persons to serve as Precinct Officers in the several wards of the City for the year 2011: (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 56-D

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 100 To Wit:

ORDERED: That the City of Haverhill hereby accepts the provisions of Chapter 69 of the Acts of 2011, An Act Relative to Municipal Health Insurance, a copy of which is attached and incorporated herein. Accordingly, the City of Haverhill elects to engage in the process to change health insurance benefits under MGL c32B §§ 21-23.
PLACED ON FILE & REFERRED TO ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE COMMITTEE Yeas 8, Absent 1 100

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 7-Y To Wit:

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance Relating to Parking, 89 Wilson St. Establish Handicapped Parking (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 7-Y

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 7-Z To Wit:

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance Relating to Parking, 473 Washington St. Establish Handicapped Parking (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 7-Z

City Clerk Toomey introduced Document 101 To Wit:
MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance Relating to Parking, 49 Marshland St.
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 101

Meeting adjourned at 7:56 o’clock P.M. Yeas 8, Absent 1

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey

City Clerk

 
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