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City of Haverhill
City Council Minutes
Tuesday, May 29, 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

President Michitson, Councillors Hart, Ryan, Amirian, McGonagle, Macek, LePage and Daly O’Brien.
Absent – Councillor Scatamacchia.

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 Amirian 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:
Kerry Fitzgerald was appointed to the Haverhill Historic Commission, effective immediately. Term to expire May 22, 2015.
GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 49-I

On motion of Councillor LePage to suspend the rules to discuss Hues of the Heart Block Party and installing an information sign regarding the mural on Essex St.
GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1

Mayor Fiorentini submitted a letter of support for the installation of an information sign on the fence adjacent to the Essex Street Gateway Mural Project.*
GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 63

Team Haverhill is sponsoring Hues of the Heart Block Party, June 2, on Wingate Street. The request is to close the Wingate Street parking lot from 10:00AM to 4:30PM.
GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 63-B

6. Petitions

No Schedule

7. Hearings and Related Orders

No Schedule

8. Motions and Orders

No Schedule

9. Unfinished Business of preceding Meetings

Document 40-L
Communication from Councillor Hart requesting two (2) thirty (30) minutes parking signs at 155-159 Winter st
PLACED ON FILE & REFERRED TO PLANNING Yeas 8, Absent 1 40-L

Document 26
Order to adopt recommendations of Water Supply committee for implementation by the Water Dept subject to appropriation where necessary by the Mayor and the City Council. (see document for complete text) PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 26

10. Communications and Reports from City Officers and Employees

No Schedule

Communications from Councillors:
Communication was received from Councillor McGonagle requesting to have Chief Alan DeNaro address the Council about crime reporting and statistics. Chief DeNaro refuted claims made
by the Haverhill Police Patrolmen’s Union presented to the Council on May 22, 2012. *
PLACED ON FILE & ISSUES OF STAFFING WILL BE DISCUSSED AT POLICE BUDGET HEARING 40-M

Communication was received from Councillor Macek requesting to discuss the redesign of Bradford Square with the City Council and others.
COUNCILLOR MACEK DESCRIBED THE PROPOSED REDESIGN OF THE SQUARE WHICH INCLUDES MAKING SOUTH CENTRAL STREET ONE WAY, BULL NOSE FEATURES FOR SIDEWALKS AND CHANNELIZATION. MR. NELSON BLINN AND SANDRA O’DAY RAISED THEIR OPPOSITION TO THE DESIGN PLACED ON FILE & REFERRED TO MAYOR Yeas 8, Absent 1 40-N

11. Resolutions and Proclamations

No Schedule

12. Council Committee Reports and Announcements

Councillor Hart presented the minutes of the Traffic & Safety Committee meeting held on
May 22, 2012.

Meeting adjourned at 8:27 o’clock P.M. Yeas 8, Absent 1

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

* Handout – Doc.63 – Illustration of information sign Doc. 40-M – 2011 Groveland Town Report

 
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