September 21, 2021
Select Board Meeting 9.21.21 at 5 PM Remote Participation via Zoom
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
SELECT BOARD CALENDAR 2
(addition of item 15)
09/21/2021 | REMOTE MEETING
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- Heather A. Hamilton – Chair
- Raul Fernandez – Vice Chair
- Bernard W. Greene
- John VanScoyoc
- Miriam Aschkenasy
- Melvin A. Kleckner – Town Administrator
Question of entering into Executive Session for the reason listed in item 2.
EXECUTIVE SESSION - COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
For the purpose of discussing strategy related to collective bargaining with the Police and other Unions.
Select Board 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 authorization to hire request for a Senior Audit Clerk - ATA in the Comptroller's Office of the Finance Department.
Question of approving the authorization to hire request for a Gardener-Laborer in the Parks and Open Space Division of the Department of Public Works.
Question of approving the authorization to hire request for a Web Developer in the Digital Services division of the Information Technology Department.
Question of approving the authorization to hire request for an Aquatics Supervisor in the Recreation Department.
Question of approving the following authorization to hire requests in the Highway and Sanitation Division of the Department of Public Works:
Assistant Recycling Coordinator
(2) Highway Maintenance Craftsperson
Highway Motor Equipment Operator - Grade 2
Question of approving a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages Non Sales License to The Longwood Cricket Club to be held on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 for Dinner after tennis exhibition from 3:00PM – 11:00PM at rear of 564 Hammond Street (located in Brookline). 300 people expected to attend.
Question of approving a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages Non Sales License to The Longwood Cricket Club to be held on Thursday, September 23, 2021 for Dinner after tennis outing from 4:00PM – 11:00PM at rear of 564 Hammond Street (located in Brookline). 300 people expected to attend.
Question of approving a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages Non Sales License to The Larz Anderson Auto Museum to be held on Friday, September 24, 2021 for 30th Wedding Anniversary from 6:00PM – 11:00PM at 15 Newton Street. 150 people expected to attend.
Review and potential vote on Calendar Items
NEW COMMON VICTUALLER LICENSE (BYOB)/ENTERTAINMENT LICENSE
Question of approving the application of a new Common Victualler for Emily Vena / Cobble LLC d/b/a Barlette at 318 Harvard Street. Hours of operation will be Monday - Sunday 9:00 am to 11:00 pm. Hours of BYOB will be Monday - Sunday 11:00 am to 11:00 pm. Seating will consist of 16 inside seats.
Question of approving the application of a new Entertainment License for Emily Vena / Cobble LLC d/b/a Barlette at 318 Harvard Street. Entertainment will consist of radio and recorded music Monday – Sunday 9:00am- 11:00pm.
BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - INTERVIEWS
The following candidates for appointment/reappointment to Boards and Commissions will appear for interview:
Question of approving the authorization to hire request for 9 Police Officers.
HOUSING PRODUCTION PLAN UPDATE
Presentation and possible vote on the Town of Brookline's Housing Production Plan.
a. Question of voting to approve the Housing Advisory Board’s recommendation for the allocation of a sum not to exceed $160,000 from the Town’s Affordable Housing Trust to pay for consulting services to update the Town’s Housing Production Plan.
b. Question of Voting to execute a contract with the Barrett Planning Group, LLC for consulting services relating to the preparation of an updated Housing Production Plan, consistent with the Terms of the Request for Proposals issued by the Town on April 8, 2021 and the consultant’s response thereto.
GRANT OF LOCATION EVERSOURCE - PUBLIC HEARING
Postponed to 9/28
Question of approving the grant of location request from NStar Electric Company d/b/a Eversource Energy for permission to construct, and a location for, such a line of conduits and manholes with the necessary cables therein under the following public way:
Reservoir Road – conduit running northwesterly from existing manhole#
MH18688 at the intersection with Boylston Street a distance of about 16 feet to
new manhole# MH30761
GRANT OF LOCATION VERIZON - PUBLIC HEARING
Postponed to 9/28
Question of approving the grant of location request from Verizon New England Inc. for permission to construct, and a location for, such a line of conduits and manholes with the necessary cables therein under the following public way(s):
Egmont Street – conduit easterly from existing manhole# 38/143 at the intersection
with St. Paul Street a distance of about 325 feet thence turning and running
southerly a distance of about 18 feet to an existing handhole
OUTDOOR DINING REGULATIONS PUBLIC HEARING
Public Hearing and possible vote to approve guidelines and regulations, including a new licensing and fee structure, and licensing agreement, for the Town's Outdoor Dining Program.
WARRANT ARTICLES PUBLIC HEARING - SPECIAL TOWN MEETING 1
Public Hearing, discussion and possible vote on the following Warrant Articles for the November 16, 2021 Fall Town Meeting (STM1):
WA 10 - Hybrid Town Meeting
BOARD AND COMMISSION APPOINTMENTS
The following candidates for appointment/reappointment to Boards and Commissions:
Housing Advisory Board
*All agenda item timing is approximate
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