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City of Haverhill
City Council Minutes

Tuesday, April 10, 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

Agenda

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

Absent – Councillors Ryan and McGonagle.

City Clerk – Margaret A. Toomey.

1. Approval of Records of the Previous Meeting

Minutes were not approved.

2. Assignment of the minutes review for the next Meeting

Councillor Amirian was appointed to read the records for the previous and this meeting.

3. Communications from the Mayor

Communication was received from the Mayor regarding the parking ordinance: tentative agreement between Parking Commission and a company to manage parking downtown.
POSTPONED TO APRIL 24, 2012. 44-B

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

No Schedule

5. Appointments

Confirming Appointments:
Shawna Kelley 2 Northwood Terrace, to the Haverhill Cultural Council, effective immediately and confirmation to expire April 10, 2015. CONFIRMED Yeas 7, Absent 2 49

Non-Confirming Appointments:
C. D. Hunking Middle School Building Committee Robert DeFusco, James Fiorentini, Scott Wood, James Scully, Thomas Geary, David Cook, Mary Malone, Kara Kosmes, Charles Benevento, Robert Driscoll, Jonathan Goldfield PLACED ON FILE 49-B

6. Petitions

Application for Drainlayer Renewal for 2012: Peter G Holland GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 2-J

Petition from National Grid for pole and wire locations on Laurel av Plan #12402878 HEARING SCHEDULED for May 1, 2012 50

Document 18
Petition from Stephen Defeo/Bradford Unlimited Corp requesting to continue hearing until April 24,2012on a Special Permit for a Cluster Residential Development & Application for Waiver of Affordable Housing Component off Rosemont st CONTINUED TO APRIL 24, 2012 Yeas 7, Absent 2 18

7. Hearings and related Orders

Document 24, Application from Ryan Wilson of Alfa Aesar; hearing to modify Flammable Storage License - limits of existing Flammable Storage at 30 Bond st
HEARING OPENED. RYAN WILSON REPRESENTED ALFA AESAR. NO ONE WAS IN OPPOSITION. HEARING CLOSED GRANTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 24

8. Motions and Orders

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 191
An Ordinance Relating to Peddling and Soliciting
Be it Ordained by the City Council of the City of Haverhill that the Code of the City of Haverhill, Chapter 191, Article IV, as amended, by and hereby is further amended as follows:

 

    191-9 Licenses Peddlers and Hawkers, Transient Vendors and Fixed Location Vendors

By deleting the first sentence of paragraph J., and, inserting in place thereof the following:
“Any person, firm or corporation engaging in the business of a door to door sales, whether taking or attempting to lease or take orders for retail sale of goods, wares, merchandise, or services, and including orders for future delivery, are required to register with the Chief of Police, provide positive identification, complete an application signed by the applicant, be photographed, and sign a photograph identification badge. Any person, firm or corporation taking orders for future delivery shall also provide written daily notice as required by M.G.L. C. 101, §34.”

Also by deleting the words “for future delivery” in the third sentence of paragraph J. (see document for complete text) PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 51

MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER An Ordinance Relating to Salaries Fire Safety Services (see document for complete text) PLACED ON FILE for at least 10 days 52

9. Unfinished Business of preceding Meetings

No Schedule

10. Communications and Reports from City Officers and Employees

No Schedule

11. Resolutions and Proclamations

P R O C L A M A T I O N
Armenian Martyr’s Day, April 24, 2012 (see document for complete text)
ADOPTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 23-I

P R O C L A M A T I O N
Paint the Town Purple Week – 2012 Relay for Life Week of May 5-May 12
(see document for complete text)
ADOPTED Yeas 7, Absent 2 23-K

Meeting adjourned at 7:14 o’clock P.M. Yeas 7, Absent 2

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey

City Clerk

 
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