April 3, 2012

City of Haverhill
City Council Agenda
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
City Council Chambers


John A. Michitson , President
Robert H. Scatamacchia, Vice President
Michael J. Hart
William H. Ryan
Sven A. Amirian 
Michael S. McGonagle
William J. Macek
Colin F. LePage
Mary Ellen Daly O’Brien


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 submitting Firefighter Memorandum of Agreement and 2 related transfer orders Attachment

3.1.1 Memorandum of Agreement between City of Haverhill and Fire Fighters Union Local 1011 Attachment

3.1.2 Appropriate $1,200,000 from Stabilization and Transfer to Fire Salary Attachment

3.1.3 Transfer $449,915 from General Fund Budget Reserve Account, General Fund Capital Projects Account, and General Fund Health Insurance Accounts to General Fund Account, Fire Salaries Attachment

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

No Schedule

5. Appointments

5.1 Confirming Appointments:

5.1.1 Haverhill Cultural Council (Exp: March 29, 2015): Ryan Sawyer Attachment

5.2 Non-Confirming Appointments:

5.2.1 Mayors Downtown and Waterfront Master Planning Committee: Eva Montibello Attachment

5.3 Resignation: Haverhill Conservation Commission: William A Pollman Attachment

6. Petitions

6.1 Applications:

6.1.1 Application from Corey Avery for the American Diabetes Association’s North Shore for a permit for a one-day non-competitive cycling event for the Tour De Cure on Sunday, May 20, 2012, from 7 am to 12 noon with all cyclists off the route by 3:00 Attachment

6.1.2 Application from Derek Davoli for the Riverside Bradford Baseball League for a permit for a road race, beginning and ending at Hunking School, on Saturday, June 16, 2012 from 9 to 11 am Attachment

6.1.3 Application for Drainlayer Renewal for 2012: Peter J Selfridge Attachment

6.1.4 Application for Tag Day: Boys & Girls Club June 29 & 30th Attachment

6.2 Petition from Stephen Defeo for Bradford Unlimited, Corp. requesting to continue hearing on Document 18; Special Permit for a Cluster Residential Development & Applicable Waiver of Affordable Housing Component on Rosemont st until April 17, 2012 Attachment

6.3 Petition from Nathan E Webster requesting to hang a banner for the “American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Haverhill;” on Route 125 at Salem st and South Main st & the Goecke Parking Deck on Merrimack st; April 30th to May 12th Attachment

7. Hearings and related Orders

7.1 Communication from William Pillsbury requesting Hearing for Flood Plain Zoning Amendment to correct technical language related to flood plain regulations Refer to Planning BoardCouncil Hearing May 1st Attachment

7.1.1 Ordinance re: Zoning – Floodplain District File 10 days Attachment

8. Motions and Orders

8.1 Ordinance re: Alcoholic Beverages; amend General Code Chapter 100-6, Article III Number of Licenses File 10 days Attachment

8.2 Ordinance re: Fire Department Fees; amend General Code, Article II, Fire Department Fees Chapter 128-3.1 Master Box connection and monitoring File 10 days

9. Unfinished Business of preceding Meetings

9.1 Document 38, Ordinance re: Yield Signs: Add Yield Sign on Lake st at the intersection of Lake st (@ #9 Lake st) Filed 3/21/2012 Attachment

9.2 Document 39, Ordinance re: Stop Signs: Add Stop Sign on West Lowell av at the intersection of Lake st Filed 3/21/2012 Attachment

10. Communications and Reports from City Officers and Employees

10.1 Communications from Councillors:

10.1.1 Communication from Councillor Hart requesting that Saturday, April 28th be recognized as Rebuilding Together Greater Haverhill Inc Day and also that all fees but not inspections be waived Attachment

10.1.2 Communication from Councillor Daly O’Brien requesting a discussion regarding the issue of charging an annual fee to non-profit properties in lieu of taxes with religious and government properties being exempt 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