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City of Haverhill
City Council Agenda

Tuesday, October 22, 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

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

No Schedule

5. Appointments

5.1 Confirming Appointments:

    No Schedule

5.2 Non-Confirming Appointments:

    No Schedule

5.3 Resignations:

No Schedule

6. Petitions

6.1 Petitions:

    No Schedule

6.2 Applications:

    6.2.1 Application from Father Robert Murray, on behalf of St James Church, requesting a permit for the 4th Annual 5k Fun Run and Walk on Sunday, October 27th beginning at 10:00 am at St James School, 415 Primrose st Attachment

6.3 Annual License Renewals:

No Schedule

7. Hearings and Related Orders:

7.1 Document 91, Petition from John H Pettis III, Engineer, for City of Haverhill, requesting street name change – Maynard Street to Maynard Avenue Favorable recommendation from Planning Board & Planning Director Attachment

7.1.1 Doc 91-B, Order: That the public way laid out and accepted as “Maynard Street,” be changed to “Maynard Avenue” Attachment

7.2 Document 92, Petition 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”Favorable recommendation from Planning Board & Planning Director Attachment

7.2.1 Document 92-B, Order: 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” Attachment

8. Motions and Orders

8.1 Order – Election Warrant; Local Election, Tuesday, November 5th for Mayor, City Council, and School Committee with polls open for voting at 7:00 am to close at 8:00 pm Attachment

8.2 Order—That in accordance with General Laws, Chapter 44, Section 64, authorize the payment of bill(s) of the previous years and to further authorize the payment from current year departmental appropriations as listed:

    Schwaab, Inc. $ 55.98 Health Department
    Casey Engineered Maintenance $ 179.90 Citizens Center Maintenance
    Haverhill Public Schools $60,863.67 Various Accounts (see attached) Attachment

8.3 Order—That the sum of $25,683 be transferred from the Salary Reserve account in the amounts stated to the following General Fund Accounts to fund Furlough Reimbursement:

    City Council Salary (staff only) $ 175
    Mayor Salary (staff only) $ 733
    Auditor Salary $ 3,096
    Purchasing Salary $ 1,051
    Assessing Salary $ 1,304
    Treasurer Salary $ 2,353
    Legal Salary $ 1,177
    Human Resources Salary $ 2,590
    Information Technology Salary $ 3,641
    Conservation Salary $ 1,045
    Planning Salary $ 1,294
    Police Salary $ 1,070
    Building Zoning Salary $ 1,134
    Public Works Admin Salary $ 741
    Veterans Salary $ 920
    Human Services Salary $ 1,273
    Public Library Salary $ 2,261 Attachment

8.4 Ordinances (File 10 Days)

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9. Unfinished Business of preceding Meetings

9.1 Document 57-W, Communication from Councillor Macek wishing to introduce area residents to discuss concerns relative to the 12th Avenue Playground continued from October 1 2013 Attachment

9.1.1 Related Communication from Vin Ouellette, Director of Human Services, reporting on the 12th Avenue Playground with measures in-place and recommendations Attachment

10. Communications and Reports from City Officers and Employees

10.1 Monthly Reports:

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10.2 Communications from Councillors:

    10.2.1 Communication from Councillor Macek requesting to introduce Thomas Spitalere, President of the Hilldale Cemetery, to update the City Council on recent developments Attachment

    10.2.2 Communication from Councillor Daly O’Brien requesting to introduce Carol Crowell, Haverhill Historical Commission, to discuss Shoe Workers’ Plaza Attachment

    10.2.3 Communication from Councillor Sullivan requesting to recognize Haverhill native James E. Rothman for having been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2013 Attachment

    10.2.4 Communication from Councilor Michitson to address dangerous off ramp, Route 495, exit 51A, onto Main street in southerly direction. Exit 51A backs up to Route 495 during rush hour Attachment

    10.2.5 Communication from Councilor Michitson requesting to discuss public safety and related issues in Mount Washington neighborhood Attachment

10.3 Communications from City Employees:

No Schedule

11. Resolutions and Proclamations

11.1 Proclamation– United Nations Day; October 24, 2013 Attachment

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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