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BOARD OF SELECTMEN
July 2, 1996
Board met in Regular Session 7:30 p.m. in their Meeting Room in
Present (constituting a quorum):
Thomas A. McNulty
William E. Conly
Diane E. St. Laurent
William M. Purdin
F. Reed Cutting, Jr.
Anthony M. Sasso, Administrator
Motion made and seconded to approve the minutes of June 26, 1996.
All in favor.
BELLRINGERS. Motion made and seconded to ring the
Church Bells and the Bells of Abbot Hall on Indpendence Day, July
4, 1996 at the usual holiday hours from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.;
12:00 noon to 12:30 p.m.; and from 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. All
UNDERGROUND FUEL STORAGE TANK. Motion made and
seconded to award the contract for removal and replacement of
the underground fuel storage tank at Tower Way, in accordance
with the specifications prepared by Weston and Sampson Engineers,
to the low bidder, Inland Water Pollution Control, Inc., and to
authorize Chairman McNulty to execute the contract on behalf of
the Town after receipt of the required documents, excecution of
the contract by the contractor, and approval of counsel. All in
TOWN EMPLOYEES. Chairman McNulty acknowledged the
following Town Employees for their efforts in participating in
the Sixth Annual Cancer Walk sponsored by Salem Hospital: Wayne
Attridge, Ben Ayer, Rochelle Bartlett, Sandy Callaghan, Carol
Cassidy, Chris Coleman, Audrey Connolly, Alan Hezekiah, Anne Khatchadurian,
Skip Lyons, Sharon McCabe, Charlie Cerrutti, Jason Gilliland.
Mike Porter, Earl Brown, Matt Antoniello, Jim MacDonald and Bob
CABLE TV OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE. Motion made and seconded
to accept with regret Alan Raymond's letter of resignation from
the Chairmanship of the Cable TV Oversight Committee. A letter
of thanks will be sent to Mr. Raymond. He remain as a member of
the committee. All in favor.
RACE WEEK. Letter read from Joan Thayer, 1996 Chairman
ofthe Marblehead Race Week Committee. announcing that Race Week
will be held this year from July 22 - 28.
PLANNING BOARD. Michael McCloskey, Nichols Fader,
and Jim Bishop, members of the Planning Board, appeared before
the Board to take a vote of the two Boards to appoint an altemate
member to the Planning Board as provided for in Article 10 of
the Special Town Meeting held in November 1995. Motion made and
seconded to place the name of William L. Woodfin III in nomination
for the vacancy on the Planning Board as an alternate member for
a term of one year. On a polled vote, the two Boards voted as
follows: Mr. McCloskey, Mr. Woodfin, Mr. Fader, Mr. Woodfin; Mr.
Bishop, Mr. Woodfin; Mr. Cutting, Mr. Woodfin; Mr. Purdin, Mr.
Woodfin; Mrs. St. Laurent, Mr. Woodfin, Mr. Conly, Mr. Woodfin;
Mr. McNulty, Mr. Woodfin. Mr. Woodfin is appointed as an Alternate
Member of the Planning Board for a term of one year.
MARBLEHEAD FESTIVAL OF ARTS. Upon the request of
Lt. David Millett ofthe Police Department, the Board took the
following votes as they relate to traffic on Sunday, July 7, 1996
the day the Festival of Arts will be holding a Street Festival
along Washington Street between Abbot Hall and the Old Town House.
Motion made and seconded to approve "No Parking -- Tow Zone"
on Washington Street between Rockaway Street and State Street.
Said regulation being in effect from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
All in favor. To approve that Hooper Street from Union Street
to Washington Street be closcd for purposes of ''Perfomer Parking."
All in favor. To approve the request to block Washington Square
at Lee Street. All in favor. To approve the request to block Washington
Street at Bassett Street. All in favor. To approve the request
to block Pleasant Street at Watson Street. All in favor. To approve
the request to block Rockaway Street at Pleasant Street. All in
favor. To approve the request to block Washington Street at Pleasant
Street. All in favor. To approve the request to block Washington
Street at Market Square. All in favor.
PERMISSION. Bill Willis appeared before the Board
to petition the Board to name a road off Beacon Street Captains
Walk Lane. Motion made and seconded to approve the request to
name the road Captains Walk Lane with the provision that a sign
under the Captains Walk Lane sign say "Not a Public Way."
All in favor.
FINANCE COMMITTEE. Scott Smith was interviewed
by the members of the Board for one position on the Finance Committee.
On June 19, 1996, the following were interviewed for the Finance
Committee: Douglas W. Emond, W. Robert Hamond, Barton K. Hyte,
Stephen D. Kauffman, Joseph J. Kray, Kathleen E. Leonardson and
Cheryl Zeuli. Motion made and seconded to put all names in nomination.
On a polled vote, the Board voted as follows: Mr. Cutting, Mr.
Emond: Mr. Purdin, Mr. Smith; Mrs. St. Laurent, Mr. Emond; Mr.
Conly, Mr. Emond: and Mr. McNulty. Mr. Smith. Mr. Emond was appointed
to the Finance Committee with a term to end in May of 1997.
The Selectmen wished all the citizens of the Town
a Happy Fourth of July. and wished everyone a happy celebration.
Harbor Illumination is at 9 o'clock on the Fourth, with fireworks
at 9:30 p.m. Causeway will close at 6:30 p.m. and reopen after
the fireworks display. Rain date is Saturday, July 6, l996.
Motion made and seconded to adjourn at 8:10 p.m.
All in favor.
Patricia D. Charbonnier
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