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Date:
December 17, 2014
Time:
5:30 PM
Time Details:
Executive Session 5:30PM Public Session 6:30 PM
Location:
Town Hall Selectmen's Hearing Room
Address:
333 Washington Street
6th Floor

Brookline, MA 02445
Contact:
617 730-2200
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Board of Selectmen Town Hall 6th Floor Hearing Room REVISED AGENDA

Wednesday, December 17, 2014


 

 

 

Board of Selectmen II
Addition - o
duplication - m
Postponements to 8 & 11

 

CALENDAR

FOR

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Selectmen's Hearing Room

·   Kenneth M. Goldstein – Chairman

·   Nancy A. Daly

·   Betsy DeWitt

·   Neil A. Wishinsky

·   Benjamin J. Franco

·   Melvin A. Kleckner – Town Administrator

 

 

1.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION
LITIGATION

 

 

 

5:30 P.M.

Town Counsel Joslin Murphy and Human Resources Director Sandra DeBow will appear to discuss strategies relative to potential litigation.
 

 

2.

 

SELECTMEN ANNOUNCEMENTS/UPDATES

 

 

 

6:30 P.M.

Selectmen to announce recent and/or upcoming Events of Community Interest and report on activities related to carrying out the responsibilities of the Board.

 

3.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Public Comment Guidelines, adopted by the Board in May 2007, and amended May 14,2013, are that (1) up to 15 minutes at the beginning of each meeting may be open to the public for public comment. (2) Each speaker is limited to 3 minutes for comment. (3) Each speaker my comment once every four meetings on a different topic.  (4) Members of the Board will not comment or respond, unless there is a question of clarification. (5) Speakers must notify the Selectmen's Office (617)730-2211 by Friday to sign up for the next Tuesday's meeting so that we can schedule time.

 

4.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

 

Approval of miscellaneous items A thru O,  licenses, vouchers, and contracts.

 

 

A.

 

Question of approving the minutes of December 9, 2014.

 

 

 

B.

 

Question of accepting a Grant in the amount of $11,266.09 from the Brookline 300 Legacy Fund to support improvements to the Michael and Kitty Dukakis Riverway Park Dedication Project.

 

 

C.

 

Question of approving and executing a contract in the amount of $60,825.00 with Civic Moxie LLC, for consulting services in connection with the School Site Identification Study.

 

 

D.

 

Question of accepting a Rebate in the amount of $16,000.00 from National Grid has part of our Energy Rebate Program.
.

 

E.

 

Question of approving and executing a contract for the "Pierce School Electrical Distribution Upgrade and Generator Replacement" in the amount of $325,000 with Your Electrical Solutions of East Weymouth, MA.

 

F.

 

Question of approving and executing a Contract for "Elevator Modernizations at the Amos Lawrence and Pierce Elementary Schools" in the amount of $415,000.00 with Enterprise Equipment Co., Inc. of Weymouth, MA.

 

 

G.

 

Question of approving a Change Order in the amount of (-$1,537.18) for work completed by Systems Electrical Services Co., Inc. in connection with the "Baker School Fire Alarm Control Panel Replacement".

 

 

H.

 

Question of approving Change Order #1 in the amount of $6,097.74 for worked to be completed by G.V.W., Inc. in connection with the "Lawrence School Classroom Addition".

 

 

I.

 

Question of approving a Change Order #1 in the amount of $20,119.00 for work to be completed by GTC Construction Management, in connection with the "Fisher Hill Gatehouse Renovations and Comfort Station.

 

 

J.

 

Question of approving Change Order #2 in the amount of $5,500.00 for work to be completed by Patriot Restoration, Inc. in connection with the "Town Hall Garages Repairs Phase 4".

 

 

 

 

 

K.

 

Question of approving and executing Contract Amendment #2 in the amount of $36,300.00 for work to be completed by HMFH Architects in connection with the "Edward Devotion School Renovations and Additions".

 

 

L.

 

Question of approving Change Order #2 in the amount of $2,463.81 for work to be completed by WES Construction Corp., in connection with "Fire Station #7 Structural Repairs".

 DUPLICATE - SEE H

 

M.

 

Question of approving Change Order #1 in the amount of $6,097.74 for work to be completed by G.V.W., Inc., in connection with the "Lawrence School Classroom Addition".

 

 

N.

 

Question of approving the request of Respect our Hospitalitah LLC d/b/a/ Fairsted Kitchen, Andrew Foster, Manager holder of an All Kinds of Alcoholic Beverages License as a Common Victualler at 1704 Beacon Street for an extension of their hours on New Year's Eve as follows:

From 5pm to 1am

To: 5pm to 2am

 

O.              Question of accepting a grant in the amount of $17,000 from the Mass Department of Conservation and Recreation funded Partnership Grant for the construction of the Washington Street/Rt 9 Pedestrian and Bicycle Crossing Project.

5.

 

CALENDAR

 

 

 

 

Review and potential vote on Calendar Item #s 6 thru 11.

 

6.

 

RESOLUTION

 

 

 

7:00 P.M.

Resolution honoring the Speech Improvement Company on their 50th Anniversary.

 

7.

 

HONORING OF VETERAN

 

 

 

 

Question of honoring deceased Veteran William Leonard McCarthy for his Service to his Country with a Flag raising ceremony on January 12, 2015.

 

8.

 

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - INTERVIEWS

 

 

 

 

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

 

      Information Technology Advisory Committee 
      David Sturman

      Noise Bylaw Committee 
      Beth Shuman
      Richard Nangle  

      Park & Recreation 
      Clara Batchelor -POSTPONED

     
Preservation Commission
      Paul Bell -POSTPONED
      Giti Saeidian

      Diversity, Inclusion and Community Relations     Commission
      Wesley Chin

 

9.

 

LIQUOR REGULATIONS-AMENDMENT

 

 

 

8:00 P.M.

Public Hearing and vote on amending the Town's Liquor License Regulations to be consistent with State regulations allowing Package Goods Stores to open at 10:00 a.m. on Sundays.

 

10.

 

OVERRIDE STUDY COMMITTEE REPORT

 

 

 

 

Review of Override issues.

 

11.

 

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - APPOINTMENTS

 

 

 

 

Question of making appointment/reappointment to the following Boards and Commissions:

         Complete Streets Committee 

         Diversity, Inclusion and Community 
         Relations Commission

       Park and Recreation Commission POSTPONED
         
        

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