June 12, 2011

City of Haverhill
City Council Agenda
Tuesday, June 12, 2011 
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 announcing a Public Shade Tree Hearing scheduled for June 20th at 7 pm, City Hall, Room 301 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 Auxiliary Police Officers: Sandra Colon Brandon J. Cote Attachment

6. Petitions

6.1 Petitions:

6.1.1 Application from Sebastian C. Iacono for a Special Permit to Build Within 500’ of a Water Supply, Chadwick Pond – a deck extension at 42 South Lakeside av Council Hearing July 10th Attachment

6.1.2 Petition from National Grid requesting electric conduit location on Water st & Mill st including installation of a manhole at corner of Mill st & Ginty blvd; Plan 12913536 Council Hearing June 26th Attachment

6.1.3 Petition from National Grid requesting electric conduit location on Batchelders ct; Plan 13024494 Council Hearing June 26th Attachment

6.2 Applications:

6.2.1 Application for placement of a Bouncy House from David Buckley/DJ’s Variety, June 22-24th, 6 am to 11 pm at 363 Washington st (part of Currier Square) Attachment

6.2.2 Application for Tag Day: Haverhill Lion’s Club Jul 14th Attachment

6.2.3 Application for Special License One Day, to sell All Alcoholic Beverages by Lynne Boudreau for a wedding at Winnekenni Castle, Friday, June 29th, 7 pm-11 pm Attachment

6.3 Annual License Renewals:

6.3.1 Bowling license renewal; All Saints Parish, 120 Bellevue av, 10 lanes Attachment

6.3.2 Pool Table license (new); Ivan Yee, Grill 46, 46 Washington st, 3 tables Attachment

6.3.3 Sunday Pool Table license (new); Ivan Yee, Grill 46, 3 tables Attachment

7. Hearings and Related Orders

7.1 Document 29, 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, 36, 37 and 38; located in RM (residential medium) Zoning District

Favorable conditional recommendation from Planning Board and Planning Director In Council Feb 28 2012 Continued from May 15 2012 Attachment

7.1.1 Related Communications and Materials Attachment

8. Motions and Orders

8.1 Ordinance re: Parking: Establish two 30 minute parking spaces in front of No. 155-159 Winter st, daily 11 am to 11 pm including Holidays File 10 Days Attachment

8.2 Communication from Haverhill Retirement Board introducing two Orders re: Ch. 176 Acts of 2011, an Act providing for Pension Reform and Benefits Modernization Attachment

8.2.1 Order: City Council Accept provisions of §29 of Ch. 176 of Acts of 2011. Allow minimum allowance contained in M.G.L. Ch. 32, § 12 (2)(d), Member Survivor Allowance, to be increased from $250.00 per month to $500.00 per month Attachment

8.2.2 Order: City Council Accept provisions of §48 of Ch. 176 of Acts of 2011. This section amends M.G.L. Ch. 32, by adding § 90D 1/2, that will establish $12,000.00 minimum retirement allowance for retirees who had been granted a “Superannuation, Accidental Disability or Ordinary Disability” Retirement and had completed 25 years or more of creditable service Attachment

8.3 Order to authorize Mayor to enter into and execute a certain lease agreement entitled Great American Lease Agreement on behalf of the City of Haverhill with Voice Systems for a Vertical Wave Phone System to be installed in the Police Station. Said agreement is for a period of 60 months Attachment

8.4 Transfer $100,875 from Fire Department Salary to Fire Department accounts:

Building Maintenance $53,875
Protective Clothing $47,000 Attachment

8.5 Transfer $40,000 from Police Budget, Salaries & Wages to Police Budget, Building Maintenance account Attachment

8.6 Transfer $200,000 from Police Budget, Salaries & Wages to Police Budget, Vehicle Replacement Attachment

8.7 Appropriate from Free Cash $723,091.68 & transfer to Water & Wastewater Capital Project funds:

Water Supply Fee $152, 732.76
Water Distribution Improvements $ 16,280.00
Water Carbon Filters $ 167,000.00
Water Treatment Plant Improvements $ 33,532.81
Sewer Rehab & Repair $ 15,360.00
WWTP Facility Rehab & Repair $308,186.11
Sewer System Extension $ 30,000.00 Attachment

8.8 Order delete Document 86/2008 (Order relating to water & wastewater rates) in its entirety and insert in place thereof Rates for Water and Wastewater; Effective July 1 2012Attachment

9. Unfinished Business of preceding Meetings

No Schedule

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 May 2012 Attachment

10.2 Communications from Councillors:

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