February 28, 2012

City of Haverhill
City Council Agenda
Tuesday, February 28, 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

No Schedule

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

No Schedule

5. Appointments

5.1 Confirming Appointments:

No Schedule

5.2 Non-Confirming Appointments:

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6. Petitions

6.1 Applications:

6.1.1 Renewal Application for Coin-op: Brother’s Pizza, 755 Main st, 1 Coin-Op Attachment

6.1.2 Renewal Application for Coin-op: Ari’s Pizza + Subs, 402 S Main st, 3 Coin-Ops Attachment

6.1.3 Renewal Application for Sunday License: Brother’s Pizza, , 1 Coin-Op Attachment

6.1.4 Application for New Drainlayer 2012, Richard Granese Attachment

6.1.5 Petition from I. Wimberley Burton on behalf of theRocks Village Memorial Association, Inc. requesting approval of the Preservation Restriction to be recorded at the Southern Essex Registry of Deeds regarding the Rocks Village Hand Tub House Attachment Order authorize Mayor to enter into/execute Preservation Restriction Agreement on behalf of City with Commonwealth of Mass Historical Commission for purpose of securing funds to improve Rocks Village Hand Tub House and also Mayor is authorized to execute any additional applications, agreements or other documents necessary to secure said fundsAttachment Related communication from Mayor Fiorentini supporting request for Preservation Restriction Agreement to secure funds from the State’s historic Commission to make repairs to historic Rocks Village Hand Tub House Attachment

6.1.6 Application from Attorney Michael Migliori representing applicant/owner Sylvan Hill Development, LLC, for a Special Permit to build a cluster residential development of 29 single family homes on land on Forest st; Assessors Map 588, Block 422, Lots 1A, 3A, 4, 6C, 35, 4, 6C, 35, 36, 37 and 38; located in RM (residential medium) Zoning District Refer to Planning Board Council Hearing May 15 2012 Attachment

6.1.7 Petition from Marjorie Squire, for Bradford Christian Academy, requesting to hang a banner to promote “Enrolling Now;”at Route 125 – Salem st and South Main st; March 5th through March 18th Bond on File Attachment

6.2 Monthly Reports:

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7. Communications and Reports from City Officers and Employees

7.1 Communications from Councilors

7.1.1 Communication from Councillor Daly O’Brien requesting to introduce Tara Ryan and recognize her for her fundraisers for Dana Farber Hospital/Cancer Center in Boston Attachment

7.1.2 Communication from Councillor Scatamacchia requesting a discussion about a Home Rule Petition on behalf of William Cowl Jr Attachment Home Rule Petition – An Act Authorizing appointment of William M Cowl Jr as a Firefighter in City of Haverhill notwithstanding the maximum age requirement Attachment

7.1.3 Communication from Councillor McGonagle requesting a discussion regarding the issue of public safety as it relates to the railroad tracks Attachment

7.1.4Communication from Councillor Ryan requesting a discussion about a no parking sign in the area of 15 Srybny av Attachment

8. Hearings and related Orders

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9. Unfinished Business of preceding Meetings

9.1 Document 12-N, Communication from Councillor Amirian requesting to introduce Jeff Grassie from the Haverhill Farmers Market to talk about the upcoming season and to request permission for their location Attachment

9.1.1 Request from Jeff Grassie for permission to use the parking lot at 40 Bailey blvd and adjacent sidewalks for the Haverhill Farmers’ Market, every Saturday, June 23-October 27 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Attachment

9.1.2 Related communication from Haverhill Police Department stating no objection to the Farmer’s Market Location and related stipulations Attachment

9.1.3 Petition from Jeff Grassie, for Haverhill Farmer’s Market, requesting to hang a banner promoting their Haverhill Farmer’s Market; Rt 125 Deck—Salem St & So Main St , June 4th through June 15th, 2012 Attachment

9.2 Document 12-Q, Communication from Councillor Hart requesting a discussion regarding dangerous traffic intersections in the City Attachment

9.3 Document 20, Petition from Marie Shepard requesting City/North Shore Home Consortium release and remove the Affordable Housing Restrictions as recorded at the Essex South Registry of Deeds for her condo Unit 107 at 70 Washington st; Book 26415, Page 153 and Book 26864, Page 564 Attachment

9.4 Parking Ordinances

9.4.1 Document 21-D, Ordinance re: Parking, 25 Hillside st – Add Handicap Parking Filed 2/8/2012 Attachment

9.4.2 Document 21-E, Ordinance re: Parking, 16 Jackson st – Add Handicap Parking Filed 2/8/2012 

9.4.3 Document 21-F, Ordinance re: Parking, 64 Grove st – Add Handicap Parking Filed 2/8/2012

9.4.4 Document 21-G, Ordinance re: Parking, 97 Laurel av – Delete Handicap Parking Filed 2/8/2012

10. Motions, Orders and Resolutions

10.1 Order city appropriate $400,000 to pay costs of emergency temporary repairs at the Caleb Dustin Hunking Middle School, located at 98 Winchester st (File 10 days) Attachment

11. Council Committee Reports

11.1 Councillor LePage submits Minutes of Administration & Finance Committee meeting held on February 23rd 2012 Attachment

12 Committee Study Lists

12.1 Documents referred to Committee Study Attachment