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City of Haverhill
City Council Agenda

Tuesday, November 12, 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

3.1 Communication from Mayor Fiorentini to give a report on agreement reached between City of Haverhill and its public Employee Committee (PEC) regarding Health Insurance and also submitting a related Transfer Order Attachment

    3.1.1 Order: that the sum of $131,319.69 be appropriated into the City Health Insurance Mitigation Fund Attachment

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

No Schedule

5. Appointments

5.1 Confirming Appointments:

    No Schedule

5.2 Non-Confirming Appointments:

    5.2.1 Mayor’s Representative on Haverhill Community Television Board of Directors (Exp: Nov 12, 2014): Stanley Colten Attachment

5.3 Resignations:

No Schedule

6. Petitions

6.1 Petitions:

    6.1.1 Arlan Chaffee requests a permit, on behalf of LocoSports, for a Jingle Bell Road Race on December 19 from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm that will start/end in Atkinson, NH and travel through Haverhill Attachment

    6.1.2 Communication from Building Inspector submitting 5 Orders to demolish buildings; related communication from Mayor James Fiorentini Attachment Order: Demolish--2 Tyler av; Assessor’ s Map 515, Block 298, Lot 4 Hearing December 10th Attachment Order: Demolish--36 School st; Assessor’s Map 400, Block 5, Lot 4 Hearing December 10th Attachment Order: Demolish--16 Margerie st; Assessor’s Map 429, Block 1, Lot 41 Hearing December 10th Attachment Order: Demolish--5 Cypress st; Assessor’s Map 400, Block 2, Lot 13 Hearing December 10th Attachment Order: Demolish--18 Warren st; Assessor’s Map 619, Block 525, Lot 11 Hearing December 10th Attachment

6.2 Applications:

    6.2.1 Application for new Handicap Parking Sign from Patricia E Boyle at 46 Newcomb st #2 Attachment

    6.2.2 Annual License Renewals: Hawker/Peddler License: Paul Abare to sell Christmas trees, wreaths, kissing balls, baskets and decorations at 403 River st; November 24th thru December 24th; Monday – Sunday, 7:00 AM to 9:30 PM Attachment Hawker/Peddler License: Milton Russell to sell Christmas trees and wreaths at the Elks, 24 Summer st; December 1st thru December 24th; Monday – Friday, 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Saturday – Sunday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Attachment

7. Hearings and Related Orders:

7.1 Document 84-A, Petition from City of Haverhill requests Hearing re: Zoning, Amend City Code Chapter 255, Table of Use and Parking Regulations to allow Medical Marijuana Dispensaries/Treatment centers to be located in our business parks only Conditional recommendation from Planning Board and Conditional recommendation with modifications as requested; from Planning Director Cont’d from Oct 1 2013 Attachment

7.1.1 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 Aug 7 2013 Related communication from William Cox Jr, City Solicitor, submitting proposed amendments to the Zoning Ordinance Attachment

7.2 Document 95, Petition from Paul Arsenault, contractor for 12-13 High st Realty Trust, requesting a Special Permit for 7 Unit Building Rehab on 12 High st ; Plat 515, Block 295, Lot 3– 7 rental units Favorable recommendation which includes department’s comments and notes from Planning Board Attachment

8. Motions and Orders

8.1 Ordinances (File 10 Days)

    8.1.1 Ordinance re: Parking—Add Handicap Parking Space, 25 Currier av File 10 Days Attachment

9. Unfinished Business of preceding Meetings

    9.1 Document 82-E, Ordinance re: Salaries – Water Group Filed Oct 30th Attachment

    9.2 Document 82-F, Ordinance re: Salaries - Water Purification Group Filed Oct 30th Attachment

    9.3 Document 102-G,Communication from Councilor Michitson requesting to discuss public safety and related issues in Mount Washington neighborhood Cont’d from Oct 22 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 October 2013 Attachment

10.2 Communications from Councillors:

    10.2.1 Communication from Councillor Sullivan requesting a discussion regarding the declining conditions of the Fire Department’s eight fire pumpers Attachment

    10.2.2 Communication from Councillor Michitson requesting to introduce Michael Dello Iacono to speak regarding excessive noise on Washington st, particularly due to motorcycles with intestinally loud aftermarket exhaust systems Attachment

    10.2.3 Communication from Councillor Michitson requesting to introduce 2014 Study Issues Priority List in advance of Fiscal Year 2015 budget Attachment

    10.2.4 Communication from Councillor Michitson requesting to introduce Tyler Kimball to address Council on providing cell phones to police officers to interact with kids Attachment

    10.2.5 Communication from Councillor Hart requesting a discussion regarding removal of a handicap parking space at 41 Hancock st as it is no longer needed Attachment

10.3 Communications from City Employees:

    10.3.1 Communication from Stephen C Gullo, Tax Assessor; setting Tax Classification Hearing for Fiscal Year 2014 for Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at 7:00 PM in City Council Chambers Room 202 Hearing November 19th Attachment

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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