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City of Haverhill
City Council Agenda

Tuesday, November 13, 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 Only

Agenda Complete

1. Approval of Records of the Previous Meeting

2. Assignment of the minutes review for the next Meeting

3. Communications from the Mayor

3.1 Communication from Mayor Fiorentini reestablishing the Development and Industrial Commission and appointing five non-confirming appointments to this Commission:

    • William Pillsbury
    • James DiBurro
    • Kharis Goodridge
    • John Michitson
    • Sally Cerasuolo-O’Rorke Attachment

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

4.1 Document 98, Petition for Joint Pole Location from Verizon New England & Mass Electric Co (North Andover) for Meadow Lane Attachment

4.1.1 Document 98B, Order grant Joint Pole Location to Verizon New England Inc and Mass Electric Co for Meadow Lane Attachment

4.1.2 Request related from Robert Grassia, Right of Way Manager, on behalf of Verizon Engineering Department, formally requesting to withdraw Verizon petition #738 Meadow Lane without prejudice for the placement of 1 pole Attachment

5. Appointments

5.1 Confirming Appointments:

    No Schedule

5.2 Non-Confirming Appointments:

    5.2.1 Charles Kozlowski: Mayor’s Downtown Master Committee Attachment

5.3 Resignations:

No Schedule

6. Petitions

6.1 Petitions:

    6.1.1 Petition for Joint Pole Location from Verizon New England & Mass Electric Co (North Andover) for South Prospect Street Hearing Dec 4th Attachment

    6.1.2 Petition for Joint Pole Location from Verizon New England & Mass Electric Co (North Andover) for Middlesex st Hearing Dec 4th Attachment

6.2 Applications:

    6.2.1 Application from Paul Abare for Hawker Peddler License for 403 River st for Sunday through Saturday, Nov 20th through Dec 24th from 7 am to 9:30 pm to sell Christmas trees, wreaths, kissing balls, and decorations Pending HPD Approval Attachment

    6.2.2 Application from Milton Russell for Hawker Peddler License for 24 Summer st. Haverhill Elks, Nov 24th through Dec 24th, Saturday & Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm, and Monday through Friday, 4 pm to 8 pm to sell Christmas trees & wreaths Attachment

    6.2.3 Application from Tony Forte for Handicap Parking Sign at 197 River st Attachment

6.3 Annual License Renewals:

No Schedule

7. Hearings and Related Orders

    7.1 Document 101, Tax Classification Hearing from Board of Assessors for fiscal year 2013 Attachment

    7.1.1 Document 101-B, Order: That the residential factor for fiscal year 2013 be adopted as: Attachment

      7.1.2 Document 101-C, Order: That the City shall adopt a commercial exemption Attachment

      7.1.3 Document 101-D, Order: That the City shall adopt a residential exemption Attachment

      7.1.4 Document 101-E, Order: That the City shall select an open space discount factor Attachment

      7.1.5 Document 101-F, Order: That the City Council of the City of Haverhill hereby accepts the provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 59, Section 5, Clauses 17E and 41D with respect to Permanent acceptance of the annual C.P.I. index increase to the tax exemptions for the elderly. Attachment

      7.1.6 Document 101-G, Order: That the City Council accepts 100% of C.P.I. (Consumer Price Index) increase reported by the State for F.Y. 2013 Exemptions. The 2013 C.P.I. amount is 2.65% Attachment

8. Motions and Orders

8.1 Loan order for $6,061,000 for the purposes of financing improvements to the Merrimack River floodwall, the Little River conduit and the pump station in Washington Square File 10 Days Attachment

8.1.1 Related document “Authority to File” Attachment

8.2 Transfer $164,300 from Capital Projects account to several Capital accounts for Capital Repairs Attachment

8.3 Transfer the sum of $2,800 from Budget Reserve account to Personnel Salaries for office floater Attachment

9. Unfinished Business of preceding Meetings

    9.1 Document 21-L, Ordinance re: Parking, 15 Varnum st – Delete Handicap Parking Filed Oct 24 2012 Attachment

    9.2 Document 22-F, Ordinance re: Parking, Limited Parking on South Pleasant st; north side, from South Main st westerly for 225 feet; on south side, from South Main st westerly for 140’ Time Limited: 1 Hour Hours/Days: 8 am to 5 pm Filed Oct 24 2012 Attachment

    9.3 Document 99, Ordinance re: Vehicles & Traffic; Amend Chapter 240, section 88, Schedule E: City Parking Lots; Herbert H Goecke, Jr Parking Deck: with revision to Central Business District Parking Map dated 8/17/11 Filed Oct 24 2012 Attachment

    9.4 Document 99-B, Ordinance re: Vehicles & Traffic; Amend Chapter 240, section 88, Schedule E: City Parking Lots; Essex and Locust Streets Parking Lot: with revision to Central Business District Parking Map dated 8/17/11 Filed Oct 24 2012 Attachment

    9.5 Document 99-C, Ordinance re: Vehicles & Traffic; Amend Chapter 240, section 21 with revision to service zone in front of 70 Washington st, for only 15 minutes vehicle parking without loading or unloading Filed Oct 24 2012 Attachment

    9.6 Document 99-D, Amend Chapter 240-59. Designation of snow emergency routes, parking restrictions Filed Nov 2 2012 Attachment

    9.7 Document 99-E, re: Central Business District Parking Commission Amend Chapter 11-72 Powers, duties & responsibilities generally Filed Nov 2 2012 Attachment

10. Communications and Reports from City Officers and Employees

10.1 Monthly Reports:

    10.1.1 Abatement Report from Board of Assessors for month of October 2012 Attachment

 

10.2 Communications from Councillors:

    10.2.1 Communication from Councillor McGonagle requesting to introduce Colleen McKenna of Haverhill Community Violence Coalition to speak about an upcoming event Attachment

    10.2.2 Request for Reconsideration from Councillor Ryan regarding a vote taken at City Council Meeting on October 30, 2012 regarding Document 87, Hearing requested for further deliberation and consideration per: Land Court Remand Order of August 29, 2012: John Giordano v. Haverhill City Council Docket No. 11 MISC 453400; Document 100/2010; Special Permit to Build a single family residence Within 500’ of a Water Supply at 90 Amesbury rd; Assessor’s Map 465, Block 3, Lot 2A—2A – Denied by City Council on August 23, 2011 Attachment

    10.2.2.1 Document 87, Hearing requested for further deliberation and consideration per: Land Court Remand Order of August 29, 2012: John Giordano v. Haverhill City Council Docket No. 11 MISC 453400; Document 100/2010; Special Permit to Build a single family residence Within 500’ of a Water Supply at 90 Amesbury rd; Assessor’s Map 465, Block 3, Lot 2A—2A – Denied by City Council on August 23, 2011—Further Denied by City Council on October 30, 2012 Denied Oct 30 2012 Attachment

10.3 Communications from City Officers and Employees:

No Schedule

11. Resolutions and Proclamations

No Schedule

12. Council Committee Reports and Announcements

12.1 Council Committee Reports:

    No Schedule

12.2 Documents referred to Committee Study Attachment

13. Adjourn

 
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