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1/20/09 Agenda
The Methuen City Council will meet on Tuesday, January 20, 2009 at 7pm in the Great Hall of the Searles Building. The following is the City Council Agenda.

 

1.  Call to Order 

2.  Acceptance of the Agenda 

3.  Invocation     Pledge of Allegiance      Election of Council Chairman     Election of Council Vice-Chairman 

4.  Reading and Acceptance of Minutes from Previous Meetings:  January 5, 2009 regular meeting 

5.  PROCLAMATION/CORRESPONDENCE 

6.  PUBLIC PARTICIPATION 

7.  PUBLIC SERVICE:   

Grants:  None    Licenses:  None   Contracts:  None 

8.  OTHER OFFICERS AND COMMITTEE REPORTS 

9. OLD BUSINESS   

Resolutions:    

1.  TR-08-84 Resolution Establishing a School “Other Student Activities” Revolving Fund Pursuant to the Provisions of General Laws Chapter 44, Section 53E ½ (remove from the table) Link to Proposed Resolution TR-08-84   

2.   TR-09-01 Resolution Authorizing Acceptance of 2009 Shannon Anti-Gang, Executive Office of Public Safety Link to Proposed Resolution TR-09-01    

3.  TR-09-02 Resolution Accepting a 2009 Firefighting Equipment Grant from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Executive Office of Public Safety Link to Proposed Resolution TR-09-02   

4.  TR-09-03 Resolution Authorizing Acceptance of Student Awareness of Fire Education (SAFE) Grant, Commonwealth of MA, Executive Office of Public Safety, Fiscal Year 2009 Link to Proposed Resolution TR-09-03    

5.  TR-09-04 Resolution Providing for Review of Notice to Residents (Req. of Clr. Pappalardo) (amended) Link to Proposed Resolution TR-09-04

Ordinances:  None 

Consideration of Appointments:

Arts  & Cultural Affairs Council                                        Term to Expire

*Donna Jackson, 4 Meadowbrook Rd., Methuen, MA             12/31/10

*Mary Lee Moynihan, 255 Howe St., Methuen, MA                12/31/10

*Beverly Winn, 40 Elmore St., Methuen, MA                         12/31/10

*Barbara D’Agata, 35 Ponderosa Ave., Methuen, MA              12/31/10         

*Carla Friedrick, 3 Arbor Glen Lane, Methuen, MA               12/31/10

*Phyllis Lungo, 38 Elmore St., Methuen, MA                          12/31/10           

Cable Advisory Board                                                         Term to Expire

* James Atkinson, 7 Cochrane St., Methuen, MA                   12/31/13

* Thomas Grassi, 15 Coolridge St., Methuen, MA                    12/31/13

* Pamela Healy, 26 Lantern Lane, Methuen, MA                     12/31/13

* John Hollins, Jr., 30 Davis Rd., Methuen, MA                       12/31/13 

Commission of Trust Funds                                                Term to Expire

* Sandra Perrault, 76 Woodland St., Methuen, MA                   12/31/12 

Greater Lawrence Sanitary District                                    Term to Expire

* Charles Thompson, 50 Capital St., Methuen, MA                   12/31/11 

Youth Commission                                                              Term to Expire

Ann Tersolo, 9 Madison St., Methuen, MA                                12/31/12 

Zoning Board                                                                       Term to Expire

Vincenzo Pesce, 235 Merrimack St., Methuen, MA                    12/31/11                         

Director of Economic and Community Development

Karen Sawyer, 19 Sutherland Street, Andover, MA         

10.  NEW BUSINESS     

Resolutions:     

1.  TR-09-05 Resolution Declaring an Emergency Pursuant to Chapter 44, s. 31 of MA General Laws: December 11, 2008 Ice Storm (EPA REQUESTED) Link to Proposed Resolution TR-09-05

2.  TR-09-06 Resolution Accepting Continuation of MDU Deployment Grant, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Executive Office of Health & Human Services Link to Proposed Resolution TR-09-06       

3.  TR-09-07 Resolution Accepting Gateway Plus Action Grant from the Commonwealth of MA Department of Housing and Community Development (EPA REQUESTED) Link to Proposed Resolution TR-09-07    

4.  TR-09-08 Resolution Regarding Use of City Owned Facilities (Req. of Clr. Zanni) Link to Proposed Resolution TR-09-08 

Ordinances:     

1.  TO-09-01 An Ordinance Regarding Public Use of Marijuana Link to Proposed Resolution TO-09-01

11.  ANY OTHER BUSINESS FOR THE GOOD AND WELFARE OF THE COMMUNITY 

12.  REQUEST OF COUNCILORS 

ADJOURN                                                                                            

PHILIP J. LAHEY, JR.                                                                                         

COUNCIL CHAIRMAN