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City of Haverhill
City Council Minutes

Tuesday, March 20, 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 Scatamacchia 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

Confirming Appointments:
No Schedule

Non-Confirming Appointments:
Scott Wood to theMayor’s Downtown and Waterfront Master Planning Committee, effective immediately. PLACED ON FILE 1-W

6. Petitions

Petition was received from James Jajuga, President/CEO Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce submitting application for permit to hold annual KidsFEST, Sunday, May 6th; 8 am to 5 pm with rain date of May 20th; on upper parking deck Merrimack st and also has several related requests.

A related communication was received asking for a postponement to March 27. POSTPONED TO MARCH 27, 2012 Yeas 9, Nays 0 37

7. Hearings and related Orders

No Schedule

8. Motions and Orders

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240
An Ordinance Relating to Yield Signs Add Yield sign on Lake Street at the Intersection of Lake Street at #9 Lake Street (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 38

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240
An Ordinance Relating to Stop Signs Add Stop sign on West Lowell Avenue at the Intersection of Lake Street (see document for complete text)
PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 39

9. Unfinished Business of preceding Meetings

Document 12-N
Communication was received from Councillor Amirian requesting to introduce Jeff Grassie from the Haverhill Farmers Marketto talk about the upcoming season and to request permission
for their location. PLACED ON FILE 12-N

Document 31
Request was received from Jeff Grassie for permission to use the parking lot at 40 Bailey blvd, next to the Haverhill Police Station, and adjacent sidewalks for the Haverhill Farmers’ Market,
every Saturday, June 23 to October 27, 9 am to 1 pm. There was a related communication from Haverhill Police Department stating no objection to the Farmer’s Market location and related stipulations. GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 31

Document 10-E
Petition was received from Jeff Grassie, for Haverhill Farmer’s Market, requesting to hang a banner promoting their Haverhill Farmer’s Market; Rt 125 Deck—Salem St & So Main St , June 4 -15, 2012. GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 10-E

10. Communications and Reports from City Officers and Employees

Communication was received from Councillor LePage requesting a discussion regarding the mandatory recycling enforcement coordinator grant program.
PLACED ON FILE 40

Communication was received from Councillor Amirian requesting to introduce Doug Edison, President of Haverhill’s Brightside to talk about the upcoming environmental fair Haverhill Goes Green!
PLACED ON FILE 40-B

There was a related communication from Heather Budrewicz, Haverhill Goes Green Coordinator, regarding several requests for 3rd annual Haverhill Goes Green fair on Sunday, April 29, 11:00AM to
5:00PM at GAR Park, Welcome st and the Citizens’ Center. ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR AMIRIAN TO GRANT ALL REQUESTS GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 40-B

11. Resolutions and Proclamations

On motion of Councillor Scatamacchia to suspend the rules for a proclamation.
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0

12. Announcements

Councillor LePage announced that the Administration & Finance Committee scheduled for March 21st had been cancelled. There will be a Mayor/Conference on April 5th instead.

P R O C L A M A T I O N
GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY, MARCH 26
(see document for complete text)
ADOPTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 23-E

Meeting adjourned at 7:30 o’clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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