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7/13/09 Agenda
The Methuen City Council will meet on Monday, July 13, 2009 at 7pm in the Great Hall of the Searles Building. The following is the City Council Agenda.

 

1.Call the Order                                                                               

2. Acceptance of the Agenda 

3.  Invocation     Pledge of Allegiance 

4. Reading and acceptance of Minutes from Previous Meetings:  June 1, 2009 – Regular meeting.  June 23, 2009 -Special meeting. 

5. PROCLAMATION/CORRESPONDENCE 

6. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION 

7. PUBLIC SERVICE

A.) Grants: 

B.) Licenses:

C.) Contracts: 

(remove from the table) C-09-19A Sealcoating Inc 120 Industrial Park Road, Hingham MA – Pavement Recycling/Road Sealing AMT- $ 1,810,200.00  

C-10-1  Holland Co 153 Howland Ave. Adams MA- Aluminum Sulfate Water Treatment Plant- $422.73/Per Dry Ton Not to Exceed $96,497.00 

C-10-2  Borden & Remington Corp 106 Ferry St Fall River MA- Sodium Hydroxide Water Treatment Plant - $1.32.06/Per Gallon not to exceed $95,083.32 

8. OTHER OFFICERS AND COMMITTEE REPORTS 

9. OLD BUSINESS

Resolutions:

1.TR-09-33 Resolution Allowing for Creation of a Reserve Fund at the Greater Lawrence Regional Vocational Technical High School.  (remove from the table) Link to Proposed Resolution TR-09-33

2.TR-09-39 Resolution Establishing a Robert A. Norman Estate Cemetery Perpetual Care Trust Fund Link to Proposed Resolution TR-09-39

3.TR-09-40 Resolution Accepting a Gift for the Purchase of Breathalyzers for the Methuen Police Department Link to Proposed Resolution TR-09-40

4. TR-09-41 Resolution Accepting a Fire Department Private Grant from 3M Touch Systems Link to Proposed Resolution TR-09-41

5. TR-09-46 Resolution Providing for a Full Waiver of Fees as Contained in Chapter 8 of the Methuen Municipal Code. (amended) Link to Proposed Resolution TR-09-46

ORDINANCES – None

Consideration of Appointments: 

Public Safety – Fire Department

Steven R. Buote- Fire Chief 

Board of Assessors                                                                                                 Term to Expire

Thomas J. Hoye, 19 Atkinson St Methuen MA                                                     1/1/11

Arthur Hutton, 107 Lowell St, Methuen MA                                                         1/1/12

Arthur Fyfe, 60 Bumpy Lane, Methuen                                                                  1/1/12 

Historical Commission                                                                                      Term to Expire

Joseph G. Bella, 77 Ford St, Methuen MA                                                            12/31/12 

Methuen Housing Authority                                                                             Term to Expire

Joan Mannke, 22 Mystic St Apt 10 Methuen MA                                                  6/1/14 

10. NEW BUSINESS

Resolutions:

TR-09-49  Resolution Amending Traffic Rules and Regulations of the City of Methuen- Limited Parking, Conduit Street Link to Proposed Resolution TR-09-49

TR-09-50  Resolution Accepting a Gift for the City of Methuen’s Police Department from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Link to Proposed Resolution TR-09-50 

TR-09-51  Resolution Authorizing Acceptance of a Research Inventory Grant from Mass Humanities. (EPA  requested) Link to Proposed Resolution TR-09-51

TR-09-52  Resolution Accepting 2009 Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency. (EPA requested) Link to Proposed Resolution TR-09-52

TR-09-53  Resolution Re-Authorizing School Revolving Funds Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 44,Section 53E ½ Link to Proposed Resolution TR-09-53

TR-09-54  Resolution Establishing Fiscal Year 2010 Water Charges as Proposed by the Department of Public Works. Link to Proposed Resolution TR-09-54, Link to Proposed Water Rates

        

Ordinances:   

TO-09-06  Ordinance Amending Section 13-30 Subsection O ( c ) of the Methuen Municipal code – Flea Markets (Req of Clr Giordano) Link to Proposed Ordinance TO-09-06

TO-09-07  Ordinance Amending the most recently adopted City of Methuen Massachusetts Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance. Link to Proposed Zoning Changes, Link to Proposed Ordinance TO-09-07

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

12.REQUEST OF COUNCILORS      

ADJOURN                                                                               

DEBORAH R.QUINN      

COUNCIL CHAIR