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City of Haverhill
City Council Minutes

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
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 Scatamacchia, Councillors Hart, Michitson, Ryan, McGonagle, Macek, LePage, and Daly O’Brien Councillor Sullivan participated remotely due to personal illness.

City Clerk – Margaret A. Toomey.

1. Approval of Records of the Previous Meeting

The minutes were approved.

2. Assignment of the minutes review for the next Meeting

Councillor Daly O’Brien was appointed to read the minutes.

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:
No Schedule
Resignations:
No Schedule

6. Petitions

Petitions:
No Schedule
Applications:

Annual License Renewals
No Schedule

7. Hearings and Related Orders

No Schedule

8. Motions and Orders

ORDERED: That the Mayor be and is hereby authorized to accept on behalf of the City of Haverhill a certain drainage easement for the premises located at 133 Old Groveland Road from John P. Hanagan and Pearl F. Hanagan, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein. (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 41E

ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR MACEK TO SUSPEND THE RULES TO APPROVE DRAINLAYER LICENSE FOR PANDELENA CONSTRUCTION.
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0

ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR MACEK TO APPROVE THE DRAINLAYER LICENSE FOR N. PANDELENA CONSTRUCTION.
GRANTED Yeas 9, Nays 0 3-T

FY 2014 Budget Related Orders:
ORDERED: That as part of the fiscal year 2014 annual budget the sum of $154,869,777 be and is hereby raised and appropriated within the categories as designated as appropriated on the attached and further that said appropriation be funded in the following manner: (see document for complete text)
$ 221,996 Water Receipts
$ 525,570 Wastewater Receipts
$ 1,611,571 Free Cash
$152,510,640 Taxation and Other Receipts
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 66B
June 18, 2013

ORDERED: That as part of the fiscal year 2014 annual budget the sum of $200,000 be raised and appropriated into the School Stabilization account.
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 66C

ORDERED: That as part of the fiscal year 2014 annual budget the sum of $1,000,000 be raised and appropriated into the Stabilization account.
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 66D

ORDERED: That as part of the fiscal year 2014 annual budget the sum of $7,379,723 be appropriated to operate the Water Department for items marked as appropriation on the attached and $7,272,000 come from Water Revenue, $329,719 to come from Water retained earnings and that $221,996 be appropriated in the General Fund and funded from Water receipts. (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 66E

ORDERED: That as part of the fiscal year 2014 annual budget the sum of $8,009,183 be appropriated to operate the Wastewater Department for items marked as appropriation on the attached and $7,913,496 come from Wastewater Revenue, $621,257 to come from Wastewater retained earnings and that $525,570 be appropriated in the General Fund and funded from Wastewater receipts. (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 66F

ORDERED: – Authorization of the Municipal Open Space Management Revolving Fund
(see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 72

ORDERED: -Authorization of the Council on Aging Activities Account Revolving Fund
(see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 72B

ORDERED: -Authorization of the Wood School Daycare Revolving Fund
(see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 72C

ORDERED: - Authorization of the Recreation and Parks Revolving Fund
(see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 72D

ORDERED:-Authorization of the Citizen Center Rental Account Revolving Fund
(see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 72E

ORDERED:-Authorization of the Veteran’s Memorial Skating Rink Revolving Fund
(see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 72F

Ordinances (File 10 Days)
No Schedule

9. Unfinished Business of preceding Meetings

Document 57-E
Communication was received from Councillor Michitson requesting an update on paid parking
downtown including a financial analysis and the pros and cons for both business owners and residents of the
City as well as potential modifications to the parking plan.*
MIKE STANKOVICH, PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR, GAVE AN OVERVIEW OF THE PARKING PROGRAM AND HANDOUT WITH PROJECTED REVENUES FOR FISCAL 2013. IN AUGUST A PARKING SURVEY WILL BE CONDUCTED. HE WILL PRESENT FINDINGS TO COUNCIL WHEN ALL DATA ARE COMPILED.
PLACED ON FILE 57E

10. Communications and Reports from City Officers and Employees

Monthly Reports:

Communications from Councillors:
Communication was received from Councillor Ryan requesting a discussion regarding an update to secure funding for improvements to the Haverhill Stadium by way of a PARC grant with a deadline of June 30th.
MAYOR FIORENTINI EXPLAINED THAT CDBG FUNDS COULD NOT BE USED FOR STADIUM RENOVATIONS/REPAIRS AND THAT THE STADIUM WAS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR PARC GRANT BECAUSE THE STADIUM IS NOT A PARK AND IT HAS TO BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. HE MENTIONED THAT HE WILL SUBMIT MULTIPLE APPLICATIONS FOR GRANT OPPORTUNITIES SUCH AS THE GATEWAY CITIES PARK GRANT. THE MAYOR STATED THAT THE DEADLINE FOR THE PARC GRANT IS JULY 17
ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR RYAN TO SEND LETTER TO MAYOR ASKING HIM TO APPLY FOR PARC GRANT Yeas 9, Nays 0 57H

Communications from City Employees:
No Schedule

11. Resolutions and Proclamations

No Schedule

12. Council Committee Reports and Announcements

Councillor LePage announced there will be an Administration & Finance Committee meeting July 11 , 7:00PM. City Council office, Room 204, to discuss permits for second hand clothing.

Meeting adjourned at 8:03 o’clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0

*Doc. 57-E – Handout from Mike Stankovich, Projected Parking Meter and Hangtag Totals for fiscal 2013.

Attest:
Margaret A Toomey
City Clerk

 
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