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Date:
January 16, 2018
Time:
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:
Town Hall Selectmen's Hearing Room
Address:
333 Washington Street
6th Floor

Brookline, MA 02445
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Select Board January 16, 2018 Revised - Executive Session 6:00 P.M., Public Session 7:00 P.M.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018


 

SELECT BOARD

CALENDAR

FOR

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

SELECT BOARD’S HEARING ROOM

Revised (item 3 withdrawn, executive session changed from 5:30pm to 6:00PM)

  • Neil Wishinsky- Chair
  • Benjamin J. Franco
  • Nancy S. Heller
  • Bernard W. Greene
  • Heather A. Hamilton
  • Melvin A. Kleckner – Town Administrator



1.

 

OPEN SESSION




6:00 P.M.

Question of whether the Select Board shall enter into Executive Session for the purposes described in Agenda items 2, 3, and 4 below.



2.

 

PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION

EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES





For the purpose of approving the following Executive Session

minutes, pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, §21(a), Purpose (7):


Executive Session meeting minutes of January 2, 2018 and January 9, 2018.


3.

 Withdrawn

PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION

COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
This item has been withdrawn





For the purpose of discussing strategies relative to collective bargaining negotiations with the Fire Union.


4.

 

PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION

PERSONNEL





For the purpose of discussing the reputation, character, physical condition or mental health, rather than professional competence, of an individual, or to discuss the discipline or dismissal of, or complaints or charges brought against, a public officer, employee, staff member or individual. 



5.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS/UPDATES




7:00 P.M.

Select Board to announce recent and/or upcoming Events of Community Interest.


6.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT





Public Comment period for citizens who requested to speak to the Board regarding Town issues not on the Calendar.

Up to fifteen minutes for public comment on matters not appearing on this Calendar shall be scheduled each meeting.  Persons wishing to speak may sign up in advance beginning on the Friday preceding the meeting or may sign up in person at the meeting. Speakers will be taken up in the order they sign up.  Advance registration is available by calling the Select Board’s office at 617-730-2211 or by e-mail at sorsini@brooklinema.gov. The full Policy on Public Comment is available at http://www.brooklinema.gov/376/Meeting-Policies





  


7.

 

MISCELLANEOUS


Approval of miscellaneous items, licenses, vouchers, and contracts.



A.


Question of approving the minutes of January 9, 2018.



B.


Question of approving and executing a contract with Ace Restoration Co., Inc. in the amount of $548,000.00 for an Exterior Wall Repair Project at the Unified Arts Building.



C.


Question of approving and authorizing the Chair to execute an extension of the Brookline Housing Authority’s FY2017 CDBG Resident Security, Playgrounds, and Capital Improvements Subrecipient Agreement.



D.


Question of granting a Permit to Serve Alcoholic Beverages (Non Sales/All Kinds) on Town Property to Larz Anderson Auto Museum for a Corporate Holiday Party to be held on Friday, January 26, 2018 from 6:00pm-11:00pm at 15 Newton Street.



E.


Question of approving a Temporary Wine and Malt Alcoholic Beverages Sales License to the Brookline Teen Center for a fundraiser for Brookline Youth Hockey to be held on January 27, 2018 from 7:00pm-11:30pm at 40 Aspinwall Avenue.



F.


Question of granting a Permit to Serve Alcoholic Beverages (Non Sales/Wine and Beer only) on Town Property to Larz Anderson Auto Museum for the Annual Museum Member’s Party to be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 5:30pm-11:00pm at 15 Newton Street. *pending police approval



8.

 

CALENDAR





Review and potential vote on Calendar Items


9.

 

LIBRARY DEPARTMENT – PERSONNEL





Question of authorizing the filling of the following two (2) vacancies in the Library Department:


Reference Librarian I (two vacancies)


10.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT





Question of authorizing the filling of the Motor Equipment Repairperson (LN-7) vacancy in the Fire Department.


11.

 

POLICE DEPARTMENT – PERSONNEL





Question of appointing Police Superintendent Mark Morgan as Acting Chief of Police effective January 20, 2018.


12.

 

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS – INTERVEWS





The following candidates for appointment/reappointment to Boards and Commissions will appear for interview:


Housing Advisory Board

William Hardy (reappointment)

Karen Kepler (reappointment)



13.

 

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS – APPOINTMENTS





Question of making appointments/reappointments to the following Boards and Commissions:


Housing Advisory Board

Zoning By-Law Committee



14.

 

FY2019 BUDGET OBJECTIVES





Question of approving the Select Board’s FY2019 Budget Objectives.


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