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City of Haverhill
City Council Minutes

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
City Council Chambers

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

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, Daly O’Brien and Sullivan.

Acting City Clerk – Heather Budrewicz

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

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:
No Schedule
Annual License Renewals:
No Schedule

7. Hearings and Related Orders:

Document 64-K
Hearing for Taxi Cab License Renewal from Dean Manemanus, American Transportation Taxi Service, 236 Winter st, 2 cabs
ATTORNEY MAGLIOCCHETTI, 70 BAILEY BLVD, REPRESENTED MR. MANEMANUS REQUESTING POSTPONEMENT TO SEPT 24 AND EXECUTIVE SESSION. COUNCILLOR RYAN OBJECTED TO EXECUTIVE SESSION.
POSTPONED TO SEPT 24, 2013 Yeas 9, Nays 0 64K

8. Motions and Orders

Ordinances (File 10 Days)
No Schedule

9. Unfinished Business of preceding Meetings

Document 32-D
MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance Relating to Parking (53 Hancock St - Delete Handicap Parking) (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 32D

Document 32-E
MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance Relating to Parking (55 Hancock St - Delete Handicap Parking) (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 32E

Document 93
MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 240 An Ordinance Relating to Vehicles and Traffic Creekbrook Drive – Entire Length, both sides, 10:00PM to 6:00AM, 7 days a week No Parking (exception by Special Permit issued by Chief of Police (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 9, Nays 0 93

10. Communications and Reports from City Officers and Employees

Monthly Reports:
Abatement Report was received from Board of Assessors for month of August 2013
PLACED ON FILE Yeas 9, Nays 0 19I

Communications from Councillors:
Communication was received from President Scatamacchia requesting to discuss the issue of double
Poles. PRESIDENT SCATAMACCHIA REPORTED THAT HE COUNTED 25 DOUBLE POLES ON
SO. PROPSECT ST, SO ELM ST. AND SO PLEASANT ST. WANTS MATTER REFERED TO CITY SOLICITOR AS TO WHAT LEGAL ACTION THE CITY CAN TAKE & LETTER TO COMMUNITY RELATIONS DIRECTOR AT NATIONAL GRID REQUESTING AN UPDATE.ON DOUBLE POLES
PLACED ON FILE 57T

Communication was received from Councillors Daly O’Brien and Macek wishing to discuss parking regulations for lower River st
COUNCILLOR DALY O’BRIEN INVITED JEREMY GREENE, 109 RIVER ST., TO DISCUSS PARKING ON LOWER RIVER ST. MR. GREENE, PRESIDENT OF 109-111 RIVER ST. CONDOMINIUMS, STATED THEY ARE HAVING INCREASING DIFFICULTY PARKING ON RIVER STREET DUE TO NEW CONDOS AND RENTAL PROPERTIES. HE ASKED COUNCIL TO CONSIDER EXEMPTING THE AREA FROM ALTERNATIVE STREET PARKING BEFORE THE WINTER PARKING REGULATIONS GO INTO EFFECT NOVEMBER 15TH.
REFERRED TO TRAFFIC & SAFETY Yeas 9, Nays 0 57U

Communications from City Employees:
Communication was received from James E. Scully, Superintendent of Schools, requesting to address the City Council on September 17 along with the Owner’s Project Manager and/or Architect regarding the Hunking School Building Project.
THE MAYOR SPOKE ABOUT THE PROJECTED BUDGET FOR THE HUNKING SCHOOL AND INTRODUCED MR. SCULLY. A POWERPOINT PRESENTATION WAS GIVEN BY MR. JIM LAPOSTA OF JCJ ARCHITECTURE FIRM AND JEFF LUXENBERG OF JOSLIN, LESTER & ASSOCIATES *
PLACED ON FILE 97

11. Resolutions and Proclamations

No Schedule

12. Council Committee Reports and Announcements

Council Committee Reports:
Councillor LePage announced the Administration & Finance Committee meeting scheduled for
September 18 at 7:00PM to discuss the sale of second hand articles.

*Doc. 97 – Handout from Superintendent James Scully, Hunking Project

Meeting adjourned at 9:55 o’clock P.M. Yeas 9, Nays 0

Attest:
Heather Budrewicz

Acting City Clerk

 
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