Calendar of Events

City Council Meeting

Date
April 22, 2013
Time
6:00 PM

City Councillor

Joseph A. DelGrosso

City Council Chamber

Calendar

April 22, 2013

 

5:45 P.M.   Appointment Sub-Committee

 

6:00 P.M.   Salute to the Flag

 

                    Roll Call of Members

 

Approval of the Journal of the meeting of April 2, and April 8, 2013.

 

12-022         Joint meeting of the utility companies.

 

Certificates of Commendation will be awarded to the Commission on Disability for their continuous hard work and dedication in advocating for the rights and interests of disabled residents and their families.

 

Public Hearings

 

13-087         Hearing called, as ordered, upon the proposed loan order in the amount of $2,500,000 for the replacement of various water lines, valves, and hydrants through the MWRA Local Pipeline Assistance Program.

         

Hearing called, as ordered, upon the request of Robert T. Mahoney, 2 Paul Street, Revere, Massachusetts, to convey two lots of land owned by Rowe Contracting, Lots 229 Ossen Street (a paper street) containing 2,783 S.F. and Lot 232 Ossen Street (a paper street) containing 2,783 S.F. for a total of 5,566 S.F. to the City of Revere in exchange for a lot owned by the City of Revere, Lot 7 Grandview Avenue containing 5,250 S.F.

 

C-13-04       Hearing called as ordered on the application of CBW Lending, LLC, 745 Fifth Ave. – 18th Floor, New York, NY 10151 seeking permission of the Revere City Council to operate a commercial automotive storage/parking facility at 190 VFW Parkway, Revere, MA.

 

C-13-05       Hearing called as ordered on the application of Louis Rubino, Trustee, Rubino Family Realty Trust c/o One Sprague St., Revere, MA 02151 seeking permission from the Revere City Council to convert an existing mixed use residential/retail nonconforming structure to a mixed residential/restaurant use to enable the appellant to operate a bistro style pizzeria with take-out at 744 Broadway, Revere, MA 02151.

 

C-13-06       Hearing called as ordered on the application of Frank Licata, 244 Vinton St., Melrose, MA 02176 seeking permission from the Revere City Council to modify and extend a nonconforming four (4) family structure on Lot A1 at 200 Ocean Ave, Revere, MA 02151.

 

C-13-07       Hearing called as ordered on the application of A.L. Prime Energy Consultant, Inc., 18 Lark Ave., Saugus, MA 01906 seeking permission from the Revere City Council to reconstruct and expand a non-conforming use and structure to enable the appellant to construct a 2,200 gsf retail convenience store and 10 gasoline pumps on Lot 215-4 at 655 Revere Beach Parkway, Revere, MA 02151.

 

C-13-08       Hearing called as ordered on the application of Paul Buonfiglio, 245 Revere St., Revere, MA 02151 seeking permission from the Revere City Council to convert a pre-existing nonconforming structure from four (4) residential units and one (1) commercial unit to five (5) residential units and one (1) commercial unit on Lot 7 at 245 Revere St., Revere, MA 02151.

 

C-13-09       Hearing called as ordered on the application of Van Wagner Communications, LLC, 800 3rd Avenue, 28th Floor, New York, NY 10022 seeking permission from the Revere City Council to modify a nonconforming use, an existing billboard, on Lot 1 at 40 Lee Burbank Highway, Revere, MA 02151

 

C-13-10       Hearing called as ordered on the application of Van Wagner Communications, LLC, 800 3rd Avenue, 28th Floor, New York, NY 10022 seeking permission from the Revere City Council to modify a nonconforming use, an existing billboard, on Lots 1 and 4 at 1141 Revere Beach Pkwy., Revere, MA 02151

 

CZ-13-01    Hearing called as ordered on the application of Black Marble Motorcycles, LLC, 1760 Revere Beach Parkway, Everett, MA 02149; Squire, LLC, 84 Clifton St., Belmont, MA 02478; and Wesley, LLC, 84 Clifton St., Belmont, MA 02478 seeking to amend the zoning ordinances of the City of Revere as follows:

 

Section 1.  Title 17, Chapter 17.16, Section 17.16.040 Generally – Table of Uses of the Revised Ordinances of the City of Revere, Sub-Section D – Business Uses and Consumer Services is hereby amended by adding Class I and Class II motor vehicle sale use as available uses by special permit in the Industrial Park (IP) zoning district.”

 

Committee Reports

 

Report of the Appointment Sub-Committee

 

Communications

 

Comm. from the Mayor relative to National Missing Children’s Day Proclamation.

 

C-13-06       Comm. from Site Plan Review relative to recommendations for the special permit of 200 Ocean Ave.

 

C-13-05       Comm. from Site Plan Review relative to recommendations for the special permit of 744 Broadway.

 

C-13-04       Comm. from Site Plan Review relative to recommendations for the special permit of 190 VFW Parkway.

 

C-13-07       Comm. from Site Plan Review relative to recommendations for the special permit of 655 Revere Beach Parkway.

 

Motions

 

13-089         Motion presented by Councillor Powers:  That the Mayor request the MBTA to relocate bus stop at 79 Beach Street to 119 Beach Street. 

 

13-090         Motion presented by Councillor Zambuto:  In recognition of the late Adele J. Toro’s unique contribution to the City of Revere by her untiring efforts to secure the conservation and designation of Rumney Marsh as an Area of Critical Concern, thereby preserving for all times over 2,800 acres of marshlands which the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has characterized as, “one of the most biologically significant estuaries in Massachusetts”, that the Mayor, working in conjunction with Roseland Properties, place a memorial sign honoring Adele J. Toro, on land owned by Roseland Properties, near one of the benches, on the westerly edge of the Rumney Marsh, adjacent to the easterly side of Salem Street and that an appropriate dedication ceremony be arranged during the month of June 2013.

 

13-091         Motion presented by Councillor Patch:  That the Mayor request Mass Highway to clean the areas on Asti and Lucia Avenues abutting Route 1.

 

13-092         Motion presented by Councillor Arrigo:  That Mayor request the management team of the Hill School project, in conjunction with the School Department, to appear before the City Council on a monthly basis to give the City Council an update on the construction and cost of the Hill School and other related projects.

 

13-093         Motion presented by Councillors Giannino and Powers:  That the Mayor request Inspectional Services to require the owner of 585 North Shore Road to address the tractor trailer tipped on its side as a matter of public safety.

 

13-094         Motion presented by Councillor Powers:  That the Mayor request Inspectional Services to make a determination as to the ownership of the former St. Theresa’s Church on Revere Street.  Further, that the owners be notified to clean the area around the building from cardboard and other debris.

 

13-095         Motion presented by Councillor Guinasso:  That the Mayor request the DPW to repair the potholes at base of the driveways of 20 and 23 Dawes Street.  Plowing over the winter has caused severe damage at these locations.  Several requests have been made for these repairs but the work has not been completed.

 

13-096         Motion presented by Councillor Haas:  That the Mayor request the appropriate department to remove all sneakers from telephone pole wires throughout the City.

 

13-097         Motion presented by Councillor Powers:  That the Mayor request MassHighway to clean the sidewalk area on Route 1A from John Avenue up to Mahoney Circle aka Bell Circle.  Further, that the areas under the guardrails that abut the marsh area also be cleaned.