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City of Haverhill
City Council Minutes

Tuesday, February 7, 2012
City Council Chambers

Councilors
John A. Michitson , President
Robert H. Scatamacchia, Vice President
Michael J. Hart
William H. Ryan
Sven A. Amirian
Michael S. McGonagle
William J. Macek
Colin F. LePage
Mary Ellen Daly O’Brien

City of Haverhill Seal

Weekly Meetings
Tuesdays
7:00 PM

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


Present - President Michitson, Councillors Scatamacchia, Hart, Ryan, Amirian, McGonagle, Macek, LePage, and Daly O’Brien.

City Clerk – Margaret A. Toomey.

1. Approval of Records of the Previous Meeting

Minutes were approved.

2. Assignment of the minutes review for the next Meeting

Councillor McGonagle was appointed to read the records.

3. Communications from the Mayor

No Schedule

4. Utility Hearing(s) and Related Order(s)

No Schedule

5. Appointments

    5.1 Confirming Appointments:

Edgar Movsesianto the Haverhill Historic Commission, effective immediately and commission to expire February 7, 2015.
CONFIRMED Yeas 9, Nays 0 1-P

    5.2 Non-Confirming Appointments:

Ron Trombleyto Mayor’s Downtown & Waterfront Master Committee
PLACED ON FILE 1-Q

Auxiliary Police Appointments:
James Smith
Joanelys Toro
Timothy Abbott
Robert Bishop
PLACED ON FILE 1-R

Recreation Committee effective immediately and commission to expire February 2, 2013.
Norman Mercier
Francis Lawlor
Jay White
Lawrence Hinkle
PLACED ON FILE 1-S

Bradford Rail Trail Design RFQ effective immediately:
John Pettis
Robert DeFusco
Andrew Herlihy
Robert Moore
Betsy Goodrich, Merrimack Valley Planning Commission
Danielle Smida
Dan DeRoche
PLACED ON FILE 1-T

6. Petitions

No Schedule

7. Communications and Reports from City Officers and Employees

Communication was received from Councillor Amirian requesting to introduce Jeff Grassie from the Haverhill Farmer’s Market to talk about the upcoming season and to request
permission for their location POSTPONED TO FEB 28, 2012 Yeas 9, Nays 0 12-N

Communication was received from Councillor LePage requesting a discussion regarding the City’s financial obligations and deficit projections for the current fiscal year and beyond. Councillor LePage mentioned a number of items the City will have to address – Hale debt, Floodwall and Landfill; requested budget discussions to take place earlier. ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR MACEK TO REFER TO ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE
COMMITTEE Yeas 9, Nays 0 12-O

8. Hearings and related Orders

No Schedule

9. Unfinished Business of preceding Meetings

Document 1-0
Leonard Russo to the Forestry Management Committee; commission to expire January 31, 2013 MOTION TO POSTPONE TO FEB 7, 2012 Yeas 9, Nays 0 1-O

Document 12-K
Councillor O’Brien requested to introduce members of Haverhill High School Building Committee COUNCILLOR DALY O’BRIEN PRESENTED CITATIONS FROM THE CITY COUNCIL, SENATOR BADDOUR AND REPRESENTATIVE DEMPSEY FOR THEIR TIRELESS EFFORTS TO REHAB THE HIGH SCHOOL AND THEIR IMPRESSIVE ACCOMPLISHMENTS PLACED ON FILE 12-K

Document 21
MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An ordinance relating to Parking, 123 Cedar Street – Delete 1 Handicap Parking Space (see document for complete text) PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 21

Document 21-B
MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An ordinance relating to Parking , 11 Mt. Vernon Street – Delete 1 Handicap Parking Space (see document for complete text) PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 21-B

Document 22
MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An ordinance relating to Parking, Beach Street – Add Service Zone (see document for complete text) PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 22

10. Motions, Orders and Resolutions

ORDERED: That the Sum of $34,623.00 be transferred from the Capital Acct—Rail Trails to new Capital Acct—Backup Generator-Highway Building ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR RYAN TO REFER TO ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE COMMITTEE Yeas 9, Nays 0 16-D

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240
An ordinance relating to Parking, 25 Hillside st – Add 1 Handicap Parking Space (see document for complete text) PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 21-D

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240
An ordinance relating to Parking, 16 Jackson st – Add 1 Handicap Parking Space (see document for complete text) PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 21-E

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240
An ordinance relating to Parking, 64 Grove st – Add 1 Handicap Parking Space (see document for complete text) PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 21-F

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240
An ordinance relating to Parking, 97 Laurel av – Delete 1 Handicap Parking Space (see document for complete text) PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 21-G

Meeting adjourned at 7:39 o’clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey

City Clerk

 
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