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February 21, 1996

Board met in Regular Session 7:30 p.m. in their Meeting Room in Abbot Hall

Present (constituting a quorum):

Thomas A. McNulty, Chairman
Diane E. St. Laurent
Robert F. Peck, Jr.
Anthony M. Sasso, Town Adminstrator

MINUTES. Motion made and seconded to approve the minutes of February 14, 1996. All in favor.

MARBLEHEAD MEDICAL WALK-IN CENTER - Letter from North Shore Medical Center requesting permission to upgrade the walk-in center facility to better serve the community. All in favor.

PERMISSION. Use of Abbot Hall. - Letter from Ned Savoie of Harbor Light Productions, Inc. requesting permission to use the doorway of Abbot Hall in an interactive CD-ROM. The project is based around alumni reunions. Abbot Hall would be used to visually recreate the look of a school with an elegant front hallway. Mr. Conly suggested that we know more about the project. Motion made and seconded for approval subject to Mr. Sasso's review. A copy of the finished product is to be provided to the Town. All in favor.

PROCLAMATION - Letter read from Marlene Cohen of the American Red Cross of Massachusetts Bay requesting that the Town of Marblehead join the President of the United States and the Governor of Massachusetts in proclaiming March as Red Cross Month. All in favor.

3 State Street
PERMISSION. Sign. - Motion made and seconded to approve the request of Ellen Petersen to place a hanging sign at 3 State Street. A drawing and certificate of insurance were provided. All in favor.

PARKlNG - Letter read from David E. Caswell of Washington St. regarding the parking problems at that location. Motion made and seconded to refer the letter to the Traffic and Safety Advisory Committee. All in favor.

DOGS - Letter read from Lynda Clarke of Fort Sewall Lane regarding the violation of the leash and scooper laws. Motion made and seconded to invite the Dog Officer to next week's meeting to talk about the problem and present a report on the activity at Crocker Park. All in favor.

LICENSE - One Day Entertainment and One Day Alcoholic Beverage. Dolphin Yacht Club. - In a continuation from last week a number of concerns were raised and discussed including parking. Motion made and seconded to grant a One Day Entertainment License and a One Day All Alcoholic Beverage License to the Dolphin Yacht Club for Saturday, March 16, 1996. All in favor.

PARKlNG. Bessom Street. - Elliot Strasnick appeared to request that the two hour parking restriction on Bessom Street in front of Village Plaza II be lifted so that store owners and workers would have a place to park. A discussion of the parking problems merchants and workers face followed. Mr. Peck made a motion to lift the ban for sixty days. Mrs. St. Laurent seconded. Mr. Conly was against. Mr. Peck withdrew the motion. Motion made and seconded to refer the matter to the Traffic and Safety Advisory Committee. All in favor.

EASEMENT - Attorneys Earl Munroe and Michael McArdle, representing Earl and Carol Miller of Bayview Road, appeared before the Board to request the partial release of an easement. All in Favor.

NATIONAL PRAYER DAY - The Board voted to take no action on the request of Donald Orne to have the bells of Abbot Hall rung on May 2, 1996.

BELL RINGING - The Board voted to ring the bells of Abbot Hall along with the churches on Washington's Birthday, February 22, 1996.

Motion made and seconded to adjourn the meeting. All in favor. Meeting adjoumed at 8:32 p.m.

Christine M. Morgan

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