City of Haverhill, MA
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Haverhill as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Boards and commissions — See Ch. 11.
School Committee — See Ch. 85.
[Adopted 3-9-2004 by Doc. 34 (Ch. 9 of the 1980 Code)]

§ 21-1 Establishment; membership.

There is hereby established a Brownfields Committee hereinafter call a Committee which shall consist of no fewer than three and no more than nine members to be appointed by the Mayor.

§ 21-2 Term of office.

All members shall serve for a one-year term.

§ 21-3 Purpose.

The Committee shall use its capacity to apply for brownfields assessment and cleanup grants and to make recommendations to the Mayor and to the Council as to the reuse of sites which are considered "brownfields" under federal or state law.

§ 21-4 Compensation.

Members of the Committee will serve without compensation.
[Adopted 4-20-2004 by Doc. 65 (Ch. 196 of the 1980 Code)]

§ 21-5 Establishment; membership; appointment.

A. 
There is hereby established a Public-Private Partnerships Committee, hereinafter called the "Committee," which shall consist of five members, one of whom shall be the City Recreation Director.
B. 
All members shall be appointed by the Mayor.

§ 21-6 Terms of office.

All members shall serve for a one-year period.

§ 21-7 Compensation.

Members of the Committee shall serve without compensation.

§ 21-8 Purpose.

The Committee shall have the following purposes:
A. 
Proposed initiatives. The Committee shall in its capacity review, propose and recommend to the Mayor and City Council initiatives which combine the resources and programs of the City of Haverhill with the management expertise provided by private enterprise to implement programs which benefit the City by enhancing its resources and sustaining growth in the community.
B. 
Public advertising. The Committee shall investigate and propose policies, procedures, and methods to sell advertising at various municipal buildings, on various areas and locations owned by the City, including, but not limited to, all playgrounds, ball fields or recreational areas which are managed and/or controlled by the City, the Haverhill Citizens' Center, the Veterans Memorial Skating Rink, the Herbert H. Goecke Jr. Parking Deck and other parking lots managed and/or controlled by the City. The Committee shall include the following in its proposals for the sale of advertising: specific locations, appropriateness of content, rates, and methods of sale.
[Amended 6-7-2005 by Doc. 79]
C. 
Sale of advertising. Notwithstanding any provision of the Code of the City of Haverhill to the contrary, the Committee shall have the exclusive right to solicit for the sale of advertising at the locations listed in Subsection B, either directly or through an advertising agent. Final approval of any advertising agreements shall be subject to authorization from the City Council and Mayor.
D. 
Naming rights. Notwithstanding any provision of the Code of the City of Haverhill to the contrary, the Committee shall have the exclusive right to solicit proposals for the sale of naming rights to City-owned parks and playgrounds, provided that such naming rights shall be limited to a term of no more than 10 years. Final approval of the sale of naming rights shall be subject to authorization from the City Council and Mayor.
[Amended 6-7-2005 by Doc. 79]

§ 21-9 Use of funds from public-private partnerships.

All monies received for said advertising shall be deposited as follows:
A. 
All funds from the sale of advertising and naming rights on playgrounds, ball fields or recreational areas which are managed and/or controlled by the City shall be deposited into a revolving fund to maintain the playgrounds, ball fields, recreational areas and recreational programs, subject to appropriation by the City Council and Mayor.
[Amended 6-7-2005 by Doc. 79]
B. 
All funds from the sale of advertising and naming rights on other City buildings, facilities and locations shall be deposited into a revolving fund to maintain and improve public buildings and facilities not included in Subsection A above, subject to appropriation by the City Council and Mayor.

§ 21-10 Advertising restrictions.

The Committee shall not sell any advertising that promotes the use of alcohol, tobacco, firearms or in any way violates community standards and/or is not in the best interests of the City of Haverhill. The City shall at all times retain the right to accept or reject any advertisement based upon appropriateness for content, format, style and/or any other reason the City deems necessary.

§ 21-11 Compliance with statutory requirements.

The Committee shall at all times comply with the provisions of MGL c. 30B for all advertising sold.

§ 21-12 Sunset provision.

This article shall be stricken in its entirety effective June 30, 2007, unless reaffirmed by the City Council and Mayor prior thereto.