February 18, 2004
The Board met in Regular Session at 7:30 p.m. in its meeting room
at Abbot Hall.
Present (constituting a quorum):
Jeffrey N. Shribman, Chairman
William M. Purdin
William L. Woodfin, II
Judith R. Jacobi
Harry C. Christensen
MINUTES. Motion made and seconded
to approve the minutes of February 11, 2004. All in favor. Mr. Woodfin
PERMISSION. Muster. Parade. Larry Doliber and Rick Bartlett appeared before
the Board to request permission for a parade and muster to be conducted on
28 at Gatchell’s Pit and for the use of the Mary Alley parking area in
connection therewith. Motion made and seconded to approve. All in favor.
ANNOUNCEMENT. Wind Power Forum. Letter from Jody Howard, Board Member of HealthLink
announcing an educational forum on Wind Power entitled “Cape Wind – Why
Now” that will be presented in co-sponsorship with the Metropolitan Area
Planning Council on Wednesday, March 3, 2004 at 7 p.m. at the Hawthorne Hotel
PERMISSION. Police Department. Police Chief James Carney appeared together
with Andover Police Chief Brian J. Pattullo. Chief Pattullo, acting in his
as the President of an organization known as the North Eastern Massachusetts
Law Enforcement Council (NEMLEC), gave a presentation to the Board in response
to Chief Carney’s proposed membership by the Marblehead Police Department’s
membership in same. NEMLEC is a consortium of forty-two police departments who
have entered into a compact to provide mutual aid and assistance in their member
departments. Chief Carney advised that he obtained a community-policing grant
that covers the yearly cost of the town’s membership in NEMLEC ($4,000)
along with additional salary money to train and equip the two department members
who would be chosen to participate as the Town’s representatatives in NEMLEC.
After discussion a motion was made and seconded to authorize Chief Carney to
execute paperwork necessary to affect the town’s membership in NEMLEC.
All in favor.
LICENSES. Common Victualer. Motion made and seconded to renew the following
licenses, subject to all taxes and fees to the Town being paid:
Grossman’s Delicatessen, Inc., d/b/a Grossman’s Deli
252 Humphrey Street
President: Simon Leeder
Treasurer: Barry Grossman
Sheila A. Coffey, d/b/a Coffey Ice Cream
118 Washington Street
Proprietor: Sheila A. Coffey
LICENSE. Common Victualer. Motion made and seconded to amend the name of the
license issued to Hava Java, LLC, d/b/a Java Sun Coffee Roasters, 35 Atlantic
Avenue. Name of Licensee to be amended to: C & L Business Services, Inc.
All in favor.
LICENSE. All Alcoholic Common Victualer. A letter from Ken Lindauer, attorney
for High Numbers, Inc., d/b/a Jacob Marley’s (formerly in business at 9
Atlantic Avenue) with regards to its Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition. Mr. Lindauer
informed that the bankruptcy file is complete and that no creditors claimed an
interest in the license. Motion made and seconded to have Town Counsel obtain
the license forthwith. All in favor.
PERMISSION. Sandwich Boards. Letter from Sally Cooke, President of Cottage
Gardeners of Marblehead and Swampscott requesting permission to place boards
the Cottage Gardeners’ plant sale scheduled for Saturday, May 22 at St.
Steven’s Church from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Motion made and seconded to
approve the placement of the boards during the period of May 17 to 24 at the
Tedesco and Humphrey St.; Lafayette and Maple and Pleasant and Essex approved
locations. All in favor.
PERMISSION. Banner. Sandwich Boards. Letter from Patricia C. Roberts, Director
of the Council on Aging (COA) requesting permission to hang a banner across
Pleasant Street and to place sandwich boards at various locations to announce
expo, “Active Life Choices” to be hosted by The Friends of the COA
scheduled for Saturday, May 15 at the Community Center. Motion made and seconded
to approve the hanging of the banner and the placement of boards at the Humphrey
and Lafayette; Pleasant and Essex and Maple and Lafayette approved locations
during the week of May 10 to the 17th. All in favor.
PERMISSION. Banner. Sandwich Boards. Letter from Dawn Gilliland, Jewish Community
Center of the North Shore’s (JCC) Preschool Kiddie Karnival Co-Chair, requesting
permission to hang a banner across Pleasant Street and to place sandwich boards
at various locations to announce the Kiddie Karnival to benefit the JCC’s
Pre-School scheduled for Sunday, June 6 in the JCC’s parking lot. Motion
made and seconded to approve the hanging of the banner and the placement of boards
at the Maple and Lafayette; Lafayette and Humphrey and Atlantic at Seaview approved
locations during the week of May 31 to June 7th. All in favor.
ANNOUNCEMENT. Seminar. Douglas Reeves, Ph.D, President of the Center for Performance
Assessment will be presenting the keynote address to the faculty and staff
of Marblehead Public Schools on Friday, March 19, 2004 from 7:45 a.m. to 12:00
His seminar is entitled Building on Success in the Marblehead Public Schools.
HISTORICAL COMMISSION. Cataloguing. Motion made and seconded to send a letter
to Marilyn Hurwitz, Principal of the Marblehead High School to request a student
apprentice under the School’s Student Activities Program to work with
Wayne Butler, member of the Historical Commission, in cataloguing artifacts
to the Town. All in favor.
PERMISSION. Parking Restriction. Atlantic Avenue. Letter from Dawn Gilliland,
Jewish Community Center of the North Shore’s (JCC) Preschool Kiddie Karnival
Co-Chair, requesting permission to have the parking restriction on Atlantic Avenue
waived from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on June 6, 2003 to accommodate visitors to
the JCC’s Kiddie Karnival to scheduled for that day. Motion made and seconded
to approve the waiving of the traffic restriction. All in favor.
ANNOUNCEMENT. Senior Citizen Programs. Letter from Karin Martin,
29 Sewall Street concerning various programs available to senior
citizens such as tax
circuit breaker, widow benefits, fuel assistance, et. al. Motion made and
seconded to provide a copy of this letter to Patricia C. Roberts,
Director of the Council
All in favor.
Motion made and seconded to adjourn at 8:50 p.m. All in favor.
Ursula M. Kretschman