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Board of Selectmen
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Selectmen's Hearing Room
Question of whether the Board of Selectmen shall enter into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing strategy with respect to litigation.
PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION
Proposed Executive Session for the purpose of discussing strategy with respect to litigation.
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 executive session minutes of June 6, 2017.
Question of approving the minutes of June 13, 2017.
Question of accepting a rebate from Eversource Energy in the amount of $60,583.00 for reimbursement related to LED fixtures.
Question of awarding and executing Contract No. PW/18-01 “Traffic Signals and Emergency Street Light Services” to Pine Ridge Technologies, Inc. in the amount of $52,845.00.
Question of awarding and executing Contract No. PW/18-04 “Pavement Markings” to HiWay Safety Systems, Inc. in the amount of $50,100.00.
Question of awarding and executing Contract No. PW/18-05 “Roadway Line Painting” to HiWay Safety Systems, Inc. in the amount of $34,291.00.
Question of approving Change Order No. 9, decrease in the amount of $18,661.00, to the contract with Shawmut Design and Construction in connection with the Renovations and Additions to the Edward Devotion School.
Question of approving Change Order No. 8, increase in the amount of $51,292.00, to the contract with Shawmut Design and Construction in connection with the Renovations and Additions to the Edward Devotion School.
Question of approving Change Order No. 01, increase in the amount of $8,616.00, to the contract with Calhess Restoration in connection with the repairs to Brookline Fire Station #1 and the Water Department.
Question of approving Change Order No. 1, increase in the amount of $8,165.00, to the contract with GTC Construction Management in connection with the Renovations to the Evelyn Kirrane Aquatics Center.
Question of accepting a grant in the amount of $321,302.00 from the Department of Homeland Security thru the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Programs for training purposes within the Fire Department.
Question of granting a Temporary All Kinds of Alcohol Sales License to Hellenic Association of Boston d/b/a Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral of N.E. for an Adult Birthday Party to be held on Saturday, July 8, 2017 from 7:00PM-1:00AM at 162 Goddard Avenue.
Review and potential vote on Calendar Items
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS – PERSONNEL
Question of authorizing the filling of two (2) vacancies in the Department of Public Works:
Stone Mason (LN-3)
Senior Office Assistant (C-5)
DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY – PERSONNEL
Question of authorizing the filling of the Information Systems Analyst (T-10) vacancy in the Information Technology Department.
FIRE DEPARTMENT – PERSONNEL
Question of offering conditional employment to the following ten (10) applicants for positions as Firefighters:
David Leungas Guayda
RESERVE FUND TRANSFER
Question of approving and transmitting to the Advisory Committee the request of Public Works Commissioner Andrew Pappastergion for a Reserve Fund Transfer in the amount of $1,297,910.00 for Snow and Ice.
From: Roadway Maintenance/Salaries 42004220 51010
To: Snow & Ice/Overtime, 42004230 510300
From: Motor Equipment Maint./Salaries, 42004900 510101
BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS – INTERVIEW
The following candidate for appointment/reappointment to Boards and Commissions will appear for interview:
Park and Recreation Commission
NEW COMMON VICTUALLER LICENSE
Approximately 7:30 P.M.
Question of approving the application of BHP Brookline, Inc. d/b/a Boston House of Pizza, Kostas Siokas, President, for a Common Victualler License at 173 Amory Street, seating capacity of 68, operating hours of Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-11:00PM. This restaurant is presently YSP Inc., d/b/a Boston House of Pizza with seating of 68, hours of operation Sunday-Thursday 6:00AM-11:00PM and Friday-Saturday 6:00AM-12:00Midnight
NEW ENTERTAINMENT LICENSE
Question of approving the application of Curds and Co., LLC, d/b/a Curds & Co., Jennifer and Matthew Mason, Managers, for a Common Victualler and Entertainment License (Radio and TV with own video, no sound) at 288 Washington Street, seating capacity of 12, operating hours of Tuesday-Saturday 11:00AM-6:30PM and one Sunday per month from 11:00AM-3:30PM.
NEW FOOD VENDOR LICENSE
Question of approving the application of Square Press LLC, d/b/a Square Press, Stephen and Laurie Nagle, Managers, for a Food Vendor License at 1644 Beacon Street, operating hours of Monday-Saturday 9:00AM-7:00PM and Sunday 10:00AM-4:00PM. This location is presently Livite, hours of operation Monday-Saturday 7:00AM-8:00PM and Sunday 7:00AM-2:00PM.
CHANGE OF MANAGER
Public Hearing on the application of Anastasi Brookline, d/b/a Brookline Fine Wine and Spirits, Taso Giannopoulos, Owner, holder of license To Expose, Keep for Sale and To Sell All Kinds of Alcoholic Beverages as a Retail Package Goods Store at 27 Harvard Street for a Change of Manager from Joseph Ferraro to Matthew Switkes.
ALTERATIONS OF PREMISES
Public Hearing on the application of Golden Temple, Inc., d/b/a Golden Temple, Julie Chew, Secretary and Lily Moy, Manager, holder of a license To Expose, Keep for Sale and To Sell All Kinds of Alcoholic Beverages to Be Drunk on the Premises as Seven Day Common Victualler License at 1651 Beacon Street, for an alterations of premises: to complete interior renovation and remodeling, remove dance floor, add high-top tables and additional bar area with seating. This will not result in an increase in seating or capacity.
NEW WINE & MALT LIQUOR LICENSE
Public Hearing on the application of Brookline Village Burrito Corp., d/b/a Boca Grande Taqueria, Silvia Whitman, Owner, Manager, holder of a Common Victualler License, for a license To Expose, Keep for Sale and To Sell Wine & Malt Beverages to Be Drunk on the Premises as a Seven Day Common Victualler at 3 Harvard Square, seating capacity of 8. Hours of operation for liquor Sunday-Saturday 12:00PM-10:00PM.
Public Hearing on the application of Chiharu Inc., d/b/a Chiharu Sushi & Noodle, Qun Li, President, Manager, holder of a Common Victualler License, for a license to Expose, Keep for Sale, and To Sell Wine & Malt Beverages as a Seven Day Common Victualler at 370 Boylston Street. Hours of operation for liquor: Sunday 12:00PM-10:00PM, Monday-Thursday 10:00AM-10:00PM, and Friday-Saturday 10:00AM-11:00PM.
Alternate Manager: Zhou-Jing Zhu, Tips Certified.
NEW ALL KINDS OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES LICENSE
COMMON VICTUALLER LICENSE
Public Hearing on the application of Jota, Inc., d/b/a Café Eilat, Michael Hasson, Owner, Manager, holder of a License to Expose, Keep for Sale, and to Sell Wine & Malt Beverages To Be Drunk on the Premises as a Seven Day Common Victualler and Entertainment License at 406 Harvard Street, for a License to Expose, Keep for Sale, and to Sell All Kinds of Alcoholic Beverages To Be Drunk on the Premises as a Seven Day Common Victualler and Entertainment, with Levana Hasson as Manager. Seating capacity of 48, hours of operation for Liquor: Sunday 12:00PM-1:00AM, Monday-Saturday 10:00AM-1:00AM.
TRANSFER OF LIQUOR LICENSE
Public Hearing on the application of Gimbel’s Liquors, Brookline, Inc., d/b/a Gimbel’s Liquors, Leonid Kan, President, holder of a License to Sell All Kinds of Alcoholic Beverages as a Retail Package Goods Store at 1637 Beacon Street for a transfer of said license to Shree Ganeshay Corporation, d/b/a Gimbel’s Liquors, Tarunkumar Patel, Owner. This license is going to be pledged to Rockland Trust Company.
NEW MOBILE FOOD VENDOR LICENSE
Question of approving the application of Ahmad M. Alkhatatbih, for a Mobile Food Vendor License (Ice Cream Truck) to sell Ice Cream daily from 10:00AM-7:00PM.
FALL TOWN MEETING
Question of calling the Fall 2017 Special Town Meeting and setting the Opening and Closing Dates for the Warrant.
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