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Board of Selectmen
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Selectmen's Hearing Room
Question of whether the Board of Selectmen shall enter into Executive Session for the purposes described in Agenda Items 2 and 3.
PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION
For the purpose of discussing strategy relative to Collective Bargaining negotiations with the Fire Union.
PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION
For the purpose of discussing the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property in connection with the Brookline High School Expansion Project.
Selectmen to announce recent and/or upcoming Events of Community Interest.
Public Comment period for citizens who requested to speak to the Board regarding Town issues not on the Calendar.
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Approval of miscellaneous items, licenses, vouchers, and contracts.
Question of approving the minutes of February 28, 2017.
Question of approving the minutes of March 7, 2017.
Question of approving and executing a contract in the amount of $10,000.00 with World, Inc. to conduct an assessment of the Town’s workforce training capacity for teens and young adults.
Question of appointing Elton Elperin (Brookline Preservation Commission member) to the Coolidge Corner Study Committee to replace Peter Kleiner.
Question of approving and executing Contract No. PW/17-06 in the amount of $628,886.00 to Jamie T. Construction, Inc. in connection with the Corey Hill Park Improvements Project.
Question of approving Extra Work Order 3 in connection with Contract No. PW/15-05 Servicing Traffic Signals and Related Work with Daggle Electrical Construction Corp. in the amount of $28,568.50.
Question of approving Extra Work Order No. 5 in connection with Contract No. PW/14-19 Rental Rates for Snow Plowing and Ice Control with D’Allesandro Corporation in the amount of $460,000.00.
Question of approving Extra Work Order No. 1 in connection with Contract No. PW/166-02 Disposing of Leaves and Related Work with Lorusso Corp., Inc. in the amount of $15,000.00.
Question of accepting four (4) donations totaling $315.00 (3 at $100.00 each and one at $15.00) to the Brookline Commission for the Arts to provide funding for the Poet Laureate program.
Question of granting a Temporary Wine and Malt Alcoholic Beverages License to Artbarn Community Theater for a Gala event to be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 6:30pm-9:00pm at 50 Goddard Avenue (Hellenic College).
Question of granting a Temporary Wine and Malt Alcoholic Beverages License to Vine Ripe Grill for a Baby Shower to be held on Sunday, March 26, 2017 from 2:00pm-6:00pm at 1281 West Roxbury Parkway.
Question of granting a permit to Serve Alcoholic Beverages on Town Property (Non Sales/All Kinds) to Larz Anderson Auto Museum for a Cocktail Reception on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from 7:30pm-12:00am at 15 Newton Street.
Question of granting two (2) Temporary All Kinds Alcoholic Beverages Sales Licenses to Pine Manor College at 400 Heath Street as follows:
For a Birthday Party to be held on Friday, March 24, 2017 from 6:30pm-11:00pm.
For a B’Nai Mitzvah to be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 7:00pm-11:00pm.
Review and potential vote on Calendar Items
LIBRARY DEPARTMENT - PERSONNEL
Question of authorizing the filling of the following vacancies in the Library Department:
Library Assistant III (K3)
Reference Librarian II (K2)
FY2018 FINANCIAL PLAN
Review of the following FY2018 Departmental Budgets:
Council on Aging
Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Relations
FIRE DEPARTMENT – PERSONNEL
Question of authorizing the filling of firefighter vacancies.
SALE OF BONDS
Question of authorizing the sale of $36,925,000 for new issues of General Obligation Bonds to Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
WARRANT FOR 2017 ANNUAL TOWN MEETING
Question of reviewing and executing the Warrant for the May 23, 2017 Annual Town Meeting.
Public Hearing and possible vote on the following Warrant Articles for the May 23, 2017 Annual Town Meeting:
Article 1 Measurers of Wood and Bark (Selectmen)
Article 6 Doubling of Property Tax Exemptions (Assessors)
Article 12 Commission on Disability (COD)
Article 22 Resolution Government Alliance on Race and Equity (Vogel, Ortiz, Greenwald)
Question of approving and executing the May 2, 2017 Annual Town Election Warrant.
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