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City of Haverhill
City Council Agenda

Tuesday, August 20, 2013
City Council Chambers

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

Haverhill City Seal

Weekly Meetings
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

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

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5. Appointments

5.1 Confirming Appointments:

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5.2 Non-Confirming Appointments:

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5.3 Resignations:

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6. Petitions

6.1 Petitions:

    6.1.1 Petition from President Sven Amirian, on behalf of the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce to use Washington Square, on the bricked in part only, from 4 to 7:30 pm on September 2, Labor Day, for a free concert Attachment

    6.1.2 Petition from Frank J Franzone, Manager of Water Street Waterfront LLC, requesting Special Permit to develop property at 85 Water st; Assessors Plat 200, Block 4, Lot 3 consisting of 59 residential units to be sold as luxury condominiums; to include an on site parking garage Refer to Planning Board & Council Hearing Oct 15th

6.2 Applications:

    6.2.1 Annual License Renewals: Taxi Cab: American Transportation Taxi Service (2 Cabs) Dean Manemanus 236 Winter Street Hearing Sep 3rd Attachment

7. Hearings and Related Orders:

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8. Motions and Orders

8.1 Order: That the City Council of the City of Haverhill accept the provisions of Chapter 188, Section 19, of the Acts of 2010 which would increase the Cost of living adjustment base in $1,000 increments each for FY 14, FY 15, and FY 16 such that any cost of living adjustment granted by the Haverhill Retirement Board will be based upon $13,000 for FY 14, $14,000 for FY 15 and $15,000 for FY 16 Attachment

8.2 Order: That the City Council of the City of Haverhill accept the provisions of Chapter 139 of the Acts of 2012, the so-called “widow’s pension,” which would amend the provisions of M.G.L. c. 32, § 101 to increase the benefit of the widow/widower of a member retired for accidental disability retirement before August 9, 1996 from $9,000 to $12,000 annually Attachment

8.3 Order: Authorize payment of certain bills of previous years and to further authorize payment from current year departmental appropriations from the School Department; $25, 060.15 Attachment

8.4 Attachment Ordinances (File 10 Days)

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9. Unfinished Business of preceding Meetings

9.1 Document 26-Q, Tag Day: Haverhill Exchange Club: October 19th Continued from August 6 2013 Attachment

9.2 Document 26-R, Tag Day: Knights of Columbus: October 19th & 20th Related communication regarding date change to November 9th & 10th Attachment

9.3 Document 84, Ordinance re: Zoning, Amend City Code Chapter 255, Table of Use and Parking Regulations, Page 8; to allow Medical Marijuana Dispensary/Treatment centers to be located only in our business parks Filed August 7 2013 Attachment

9.4 Document 32-C, Ordinance re: Parking, Delete Handicap Parking, 23 Hillside st Filed August 7 2013 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 July 2013 Attachment

10.2 Communications from Councillors:

    10. 2.1 Communication from Councillors Michitson and LePage requesting to introduce Mr. Tim Jordan of Team Haverhill to request that Washington St. be closed from 1-5 pm and that 5 parking spaces be blocked off to set up the stage, to support the River Ruckus on Saturday, September 7th Attachment

    10.2.2 Communication from Councillors Michitson and LePage requesting to introduce Mr. John Cuneo of the Haverhill Rotary Club to discuss the 5th annual Rubber Duck Regatta to be held on Saturday, September 7th Attachment

    10.2.3 Communication from Councillor Macek requesting to open a discussion among the Council and parties of interest in attendance relative to traffic and noise issues stemming from the recently implemented new traffic patterns in the Bradford Square neighborhood area Attachment

    10.2.4 Communication from Councillor Michael J. Hart requesting a discussion regarding the removal of handicap parking spaces at 53 & 55 Hancock st as they are no longer needed Attachment

10.3 Communications from City Employees:

10.3.1Communication from City Solicitor, William Cox, Jr., regarding Ordinance re: Pawnbrokers; Secondhand Articles; Old Gold, amend City Code Chapter 187-17, Consignment Sales Refer to Administration & Finance Committee Attachment

11. Resolutions and Proclamations

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12. Council Committee Reports and Announcements

12.1 Council Committee Reports:

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12.2 Documents referred to Committee Study Attachment

13. Adjourn

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