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City of Haverhill
City Council Minutes

Tuesday, October 8, 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 Michitson, Ryan, McGonagle, Macek, LePage, Daly O’Brien and Sullivan.
Absent – Councillor Hart
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 Ryan 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:
Mayor Fiorentini appointed the following as Auxiliary Police, effective immediately:
David J Rosquete, Alexander Butterfield, Brad S. DiCenzo and Harilaos Kutromanos
PLACED ON FILE 75L

Resignations:
No Schedule

6. Petitions

Petitions:
A Petition was received from Massachusetts Electric Company and Nantucket Electric Company, each d/b/a National Grid for approval by the Department of Public Utilities of: (1) six long-term contracts for procurement of renewable energy and renewable energy credits from six individual wind projects; and (2) a renewable energy recovery provision tariff; with Hearing October 23rd, 3:00 pm, at Department’s Offices, One South Station, 5th Floor, Boston, MA.
PLACED ON FILE 47E

Applications:
An Application was received from Alan J Carlovitch on behalf of Worldwide Productions for a One Day Beer and Wine Liquor License at Winnekenni Castle on Sunday, October 13th from 10am to 7:30 pm for a Make a Wish Fundraiser, with alcohol to be served by Butlers and Bars. The application was approved by the License Commission.
ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR MACEK TO GRANT WITH RAINDATE OF OCT. 14, 2013.
GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 31I

Annual License Renewals:
Limousines:
John J. Jalbert, Baystate Limousine, 102 Hale st, 7 Vehicles
GRANTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 64P

7. Hearings and Related Orders:

Document 64-K
American TaxiLicense Renewal, 2 Cabs, 236 Winter st, Dean Manemanus
A RELATED LETTER WAS RECEIVED FROM ALAN DENARO, CHIEF OF POLICE.*
ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR RYAN NOT TO RENEW THE AMERICAN TAXI LICENSE.
On the question of passage the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas,-Councillors Michitson, Ryan, McGonagle, Macek, LePage, Daly O’Brien 6
Nays, - Councillor Sullivan and President Scatamacchia 2
Absent, - Councillor Hart 1
PASSED and NOT GRANTED 64K

Document 91
Petition was received from John H Pettis III, Engineer, for City of Haverhill, requesting street name change from Maynard Street to Maynard Avenue. A favorable recommendation was received from
the Planning Board & Planning Director.
PRESIDENT SCATAMACCHIA STATED THAT THE CITY ENGINEER WAS NOT AVAILABLE DUE TO ILLNESS.
ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR MACEK TO TABLE DOCUMENTS 91, 91B, 92 AND 92B TO OCT. 22
TABLED Yeas 8, Absent 1 91

ORDERED: That the public way laid out and accepted as “Maynard Street,” , as shown on the attached plan, shall and is hereby changed to Maynard Avenue”, all the requirements of the Code of the City of Haverhill, Chapter 222, §4 (A-C) and §9 - 10 having been complied with.
ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR MACEK TO TABLE DOCUMENTS 91, 91B, 92 AND 92B TO OCT. 22
TABLED Yeas 8, Absent 1 91B

Document 92
Petition was received from John H Pettis, III, City Engineer, requesting to alter portion of “Old Newton Road” south of Route 495, by converting an existing City Lot (Map 671, Block 602, Lot 24) to right of way, and also approval of a name change of this roadway to “Dutton Road”. A favorable recommendation was received from the Planning Board & Planning Director .
PRESIDENT SCATAMACCHIA STATED THAT THE CITY ENGINEER WAS NOT AVAILABLE
DUE TO ILLNESS.
ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR MACEK TO TABLE DOCUMENTS 91, 91B, 92 AND 92B TO OCT. 22
TABLED Yeas 8, Absent 1 92

ORDERED: That the portion of the public way laid out and accepted as “OLD NEWTON ROAD” which is south of Route 495, be altered by adding a City of Haverhill lot to the right of way, and further
that the name for the altered public way shall and is hereby changed to “DUTTON ROAD” as
shown on the attached plan, all the requirements of the Code of the City of Haverhill, Chapter 222, §4 (A-C) and §9 - 10 having been complied with.
ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR MACEK TO TABLE DOCUMENTS 91, 91B, 92 AND 92B TO OCT. 22
TABLED Yeas 8, Absent 1 92B

8. Motions and Orders

No Schedule

Ordinances (File 10 Days)
No Schedule

9. Unfinished Business of preceding Meetings

Document 82-C
MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER
An Ordinance Relating to Salaries All Departments – Non Union
Mileage Reimbursement and Furlough Day Reimbursement (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 82C

Document 82-D
MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER
An Ordinance Relating to Salaries Administrative & Professional Positions
Mileage Reimbursement and Furlough Day Reimbursement (see document for complete text)
PASSED Yeas 8, Absent 1 82D

Document 99
MUNICIPAL ORDINANCE CHAPTER 187
An Ordinance Relating to Pawnbrokers;
Secondhand Articles; Old Gold (see document for complete text)
On the question of passage the yeas and nays were as follows:
Yeas,-Councillors Michitson, Ryan, McGonagle, LePage, Daly O’Brien, Sullivan and President Scatamacchia, 7
Nays,-Councillor Macek 1
Absent,-Councillor Hart 1
PASSED 99

10. Communications and Reports from City Officers and Employees

Monthly Reports:
No Schedule

Communications from Councillors:
Communication was received from Councillor Sullivan requesting to discuss parking ordinances on Hillside Place and Hillside Street.
ON MOTION OF COUNCILLOR SULLIVAN TO REFER TO TRAFFIC & SAFETY COMMITTEE TO REVIEW CURRENT ORDINANCES, REFER TO NATURAL RESOURCES & PUBLIC PROPERTY COMMITTEE TO LOOK INTO CITY OWNED PARKING LOT IN LAFAYETTE SQ; LETTER TO MAYOR TO CONSIDER PURCHASE OF PRIVATE PARKING LOT ABUTING CITY LOT
Yeas 8, Absent 1 57Z
Communications from City Employees:
No Schedule

11. Resolutions and Proclamations

P R O C L A M A T I O N
Teen Read Week 2013: It Came From the Library! October 13-19, 2013 (see document for complete text)
ADOPTED Yeas 8, Absent 1 24M

12. Council Committee Reports and Announcements

Council Committee Reports:
No Schedule

*Doc. 64-K – Handout from Chief DeNaro

Meeting adjourned at 7:21 o’clock P.M. Yeas 8, Absent 1

Attest:
Heather Budrewicz

Acting City Clerk

 
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