January 22, 2013

City of Haverhill
City Council Agenda
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
City Council Chambers


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


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)

4.1 Document 2, Petition for Joint Pole Location from Verizon New England & Mass Electric Co (North Andover) for Mulberry st, Plan 741 Attachment

4.1.1 Document 2B, Order grant Joint Pole Location from Verizon New England & Mass Electric Co (North Andover) for Mulberry st, Plan 741 Attachment

5. Appointments

5.1 Confirming Appointments:

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5.2 Non-Confirming Appointments:

  • 5.2.1 Lock-Up Keeper, for one year Alan DeNaro
  • Soldier’s Relief and Burial Agent, for one year Michael Ingham
  • Chief Procurement Officer, for two years Robert DeFusco
  • Tree Warden, for one year Michael Stankovich
  • Forest Warden, for one year Michael Stankovich
  • Gypsy Moth Control Superintendent, for one year Michael Stankovich
  • Fence Viewer: Michael Stankovich
  • Poundkeeper, for one year Michelle Hamel Attachment

5.2.2 City Solicitor (Exp: December 31, 2013): William D. Cox, Jr. Attachment

5.2.3 Mayor’s Chief of Staff (Exp: December 31, 2013): David Van Dam Administrative Assistant to the Mayor (Exp: December 31, 2013): Linda L. Koutoulas Attachment

5.2.4 City Treasurer and Collector (Exp: December 31, 2013): Mary E. Roy Assistant City Treasurer (Exp: December 31, 2013): Sandra E. Denman Attachment

5.3 Resignations:

No Schedule

6. Petitions

6.1 Petitions:

No Schedule

6.2 Applications:

6.2.1 Applications for Tag Days 2013:

  • HHS Girls Basketball January 25, 26 & 27th
  • HHS Classical Academy Parents Association February 8, 9 & 10th
  • HHS International Relations March 1, 2, & 3rd
  • HHS Class of 2015 April 12, 13, $ 14th
  • Disabled American Veterans June 13, 14, & 15th
  • Haverhill Lions Club June 29th
  • Cooperstown River Bandits Baseball July 12, 13, & 14th
  • AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary August 2 & 3rd
  • AMVETS August 9 & 10th
  • Korean War Veterans September 19, 20, & 21st
  • HHS Model United Nations December 6, 7, & 8th Attachment

6.3 Annual License Renewals:

No Schedule

7. Hearings and Related Orders

No Schedule

8. Motions and Orders

8.1 Order: That the sum of $2,500 be transferred from the Reserve for Capital Projects to the Fire Floor Repairs 16th Ave account increasing the amount previously approved by Council Order 16-R dated November 13, 2012 Attachment

8.2 Ordinance re: Fees and Receipts; Amend Chapter 36-7. Waiver of fee or charge. Related communication from Mayor Fiorentini File 10 days Attachment

9. Unfinished Business of preceding Meetings

9.1 Document 13; Application from Joseph Coombas on behalf of American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Boston Chapter, for a walk on October 5th at Kenoza Lake Postponed from Jan 15 2013 Attachment

9.2 Document 4; Ordinance Relating to Vehicles and Traffic, Chapter 240, §85, Schedule B Parking Restrictions & Prohibitions amend: “Computer Drive , entire length, both sides; No Parking; 10 PM to 6 AM, 7 days a week and also Research Drive, entire length both sides; No Parking; 10 PM to 6 AM, 7 days a week” Filed Jan 9 2013 Attachment

9.3 Document 5; Ordinance Relating to Boards and Commissions; Amend City Code, Chapter 11, Article VIII. Haverhill Historic Commission; by deleting last sentence of section 11-42(B) and inserting in place thereof the following: “All nominees shall be residents of, business owners or employed within the City of Haverhill.” Filed Jan 9 2013 Attachment

9.4 Document 6; Ordinance Relating to Historic Districts; Amend City Code, Chapter 54, for following Articles: Article I. Rocks Village, Article II. Bradford Common and Article III. Washington StreetFiled Jan 9 2013 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 McGonagle requesting a discussion about a Home Rule Petition on behalf of Billy Ray Hawkins, Jr. Attachment HOME RULE PETITION – Be adopted by City Council and forwarded to the General Court: An Act Authorizing the Appointment of Billy Ray Hawkins, Jr as a Firefighter in the City of Haverhill Notwithstanding the Maximum Age Requirement Attachment

10.3 Communications from City Employees:

No Schedule

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