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Date:
August 3, 2021
Time:
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:
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Select Board Meeting 8.3.21 at 5 PM Remote Participation via Zoom

Tuesday, August 3, 2021


 

 

 

SELECT BOARD CALENDAR 2

08/03/2021 | REMOTE MEETING

 

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meeting materials

  • Heather A. Hamilton – Chair
  • Raul Fernandez – Vice Chair
  • Bernard W. Greene
  • John VanScoyoc
  • Miriam Aschkenasy
  • Melvin A. Kleckner – Town Administrator

 

 

1.

 

OPEN SESSION

 

 

 

5:00 PM

Question of entering into Executive Session for the reasons stated in items 2 and 3.

 

2.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION - LITIGATION

 

 

 

 

For the purpose of discussing litigation strategy in the case of Alston v. Town of Brookline, USDC Case No. 1:15-cv-13987.

 

 

 

 

For the purpose of discussing litigation strategy in the case of Amy Hingston Hall v. Town of Brookline, et al., Case No. 2182CV00666.

 

3.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION - EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES

 

 

 

 

Question of approving the following Executive Session meeting minutes:

July 23, 2021

July 27, 2021

 

4.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS/UPDATES

 

6:30 PM

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

 

5.

 

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 617-730-2202 or by e-mail at kmacgillivray@brooklinema.gov. The full Policy on Public Comment is available at http://www.brooklinema.gov/376/Meeting-Policies

 

6.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

 

 

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

 

 

6.A.

 

Question of approving a Temporary All Alcohol Beverages Non Sales License to The Larz Anderson Auto Museum to be held on Thursday, August 12, 2021 for Corporate Summer Party from 11:00AM – 4:00PM at 15 Newton Street.

 

 

6.B.

 

Question of approving a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages Non Sales License to The Larz Anderson Auto Museum to be held on Thursday, August 26, 2021 for Trustees Picnic from 5:00PM – 9:00PM at 15 Newton Street.

 

 

6.C.

Postponed

Question of authorizing the Select Board Chair to sign power purchase agreement license and PILOT with Solect Energy Development, LLC. for the rooftop solar project at the Municipal Service Center.

 

 

6.D.

 

Question of approving the authorization to hire request for a Clinical Social Worker (T 627) in the Council on Aging Department.

 

 

6.E.

 

Question of approving the authorization to hire request for an Administrative Assistant (C-08) in the Office of the Town Clerk.

 

 

6.F.

 

Question of approving the authorization to hire request for a Principal Office Assistant (C-08) in the Assessor's Division of the Finance Department.

 

7.

 

CALENDAR

 

 

Review and potential vote on Calendar Items

 

8.

 

PEDESTRIAN FRIENDLY LIGHTING COMMITTEE REPORT

 

 

 

 

Presentation and discussion on the Pedestrian Friendly Lighting Committee Select Board Report from Committee Chair David Trevvett and members.

 

9.

 

POLICE CHIEF RECRUITMENT PROCESS

 

 

 

 

Discussion of the Police Chief recruitment process.

 

10.

 

MISSION INC OPENING PLAN PUBLIC HEARING

 

 

 

7:00 PM

Review and possible vote on the Phase 4 Plan and Opening Plan for MISSION MA, Inc.

 

 

 

11.

 

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - INTERVIEWS

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Transportation Board

Marissa Vogt

 

12.

 

AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN PROCESS UPDATE

 

 

 

 

Presentation and discussion on the evolving Town process to use American Rescue Plan funds.

 

 

 

 

Question of approving the authorization to hire request for a Budget Analyst Grant Administrator in the Select Board Office.

 

13.

 

HOUSING TRUST FUND ALLOCATION REQUEST

 

 

 

 

Roger Blood, Chair of the Housing Advisory Board, requests the Select Board make a preliminary commitment of $6.525 million in Housing Trust funds to support the Brookline Housing Authority's 32 Marion Street project per the Memorandum of Agreement between the Town and Welltower, Inc. voted on by Town Meeting in June 2020. Michael Alperin, Executive Director of the BHA, will also give the Board a project update.

 

14.

 

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - APPOINTMENTS

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Brookline Community Foundation Grant Committee for the Racial Equity Fund

 

Police Commissioner's Advisory Committee Chair

 

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