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City of Haverhill
City Council Minutes

Tuesday, October 9, 2012
City Council Chambers

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

Haverhill City 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, Ryan, McGonagle, Macek, LePage, Daly O’Brien and Sullivan.

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 Sullivan was appointed to read the minutes.

3. Communications from the Mayor

Communication was received from Mayor Fiorentini regarding Ordinances concerning parking commission and proposed parking changes with Parking Director Michael Stankovich to speak to Council regarding these matters in more detail.
POSTPONED TO OCTOBER 16, 2012 Yeas 9, Nays 0 44-P

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

No Schedule

5. Appointments

Confirming Appointments:

No Schedule

Non-Confirming Appointments:

No Schedule

6. Petitions

No Schedule

Applications:
No Schedule

Annual License Renewals:
No Schedule

7. Hearings and Related Orders

Document 78; Petition was received from City of Haverhill requesting to accept Peters Lane as a Public Way with a favorable recommendation from Planning Board & William Pillsbury; Economic Development & Planning Director. Hearing was opened. There was no one present on behalf of the City to present the petition. There was no one opposed to the petition. Hearing was closed. 78

ORDERED: That the following street herein described be accepted as a Public Way: Peters Lane (see document for complete text)
ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR RYAN TO ACCEPT PETERS LANE AS A PUBLIC WAY.
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 78-B

8. Motions and Orders

ORDERED: That the City Council authorizes the Purchasing Department to proceed with final disposition of obsolete surplus equipment. (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 93

9. Unfinished Business of preceding Meetings

No Schedule

10. Communications and Reports from City Officers and Employees

Monthly Reports
Abatement Report was received from the Board of Assessors for the month of September 2012.
PLACED ON FILE 11-J

Communications from Councillors:

Communication was received from Councillor Macek requesting a discussion regarding creation of timed parking at the intersection of South Pleasant st and South Main st
COUNCILLOR MACEK STATED THAT HE HAS HAD DISCUSSIONS WITH THE CITY ENGINEER AND BOB WARD ABOUT A REDESIGN TO ALLOW FOR PARKING ON BOTH SIDES OF SO. PLEASANT ST. MOTION TO SEND A LETTER TO JOHN PETTIS AND PLANNING DIRECTOR TO DRAFT ORDINANCES THAT WOULD CORRESPOND WITH REDESIGN Yeas 9, Nays 0 76-L

Communication was received from Councillor Daly O’Brien requesting to introduce a representative from the League of Women Voters regarding a Meet the Candidate Forum.
Joel Gagnon, Secretary, League of Women Voters, stated that there is going to be a debate for the First Essex Senate on Oct.15th, 7:00PM- 8:45PM at the Haverhill Public Library.
PLACED ON FILE 76-M

Communication was received from Councillor Scatamacchia requesting a loading zone at 108 Washington st
COUNCILLOR SCATAMACCHIA STATED THAT THE BUSINESS WOULD BENEFIT BY ALLOWING CUSTOMERS TO QUICKLY STOP IN TO PURCHASE/PICK UP ITEMS.
LETTER TO MIKE STANKOVICH 76-N

Communication was received from Councillor Hart requesting a discussion regarding removal of a handicap parking space at 15 Varnum st
REFERRED TO PLANNING Yeas 9, Nays 0 76-O

11. Resolutions and Proclamations

No Schedule

12. Council Committee Reports and Announcements

No Schedule

Meeting adjourned at 7:20 o’clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 2

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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