October 19, 2021
Select Board Meeting 10.19.21 at 5:30 PM via Zoom
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
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.
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 [email protected]. The full Policy on Public Comment is available at http://www.brooklinema.gov/376/Meeting-Policies
Approval of miscellaneous items, licenses, vouchers, and contracts.
Question of approving the meeting minutes from October 12, 2021.
Question of approving the proclamation to make October 20, 2021 Community Media Day in Brookline.
Question of authorizing a creator and certifier for receipt of the Norfolk Count American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funds.
Question of accepting the Municipal Road Safety Program Grant from the State's Executive Office of Public Safety and Security's Grants and Research Division in the amount of $16,010 to fund the purchase of a speed board unit that measures the speed of vehicles and helps with speed and traffic enforcement.
Question of approving Extra Work Order Number 13 for Contract No. PW/14-19 Rental Rates for Snow Plowing and Ice Control with D'Allesandro Corp of Avon, MA in the amount of $79,865.
Question of approving Contract Amendment Number 1 with Leftfield LLC for the Pierce School Project on the estimated cost for Preferred Schematic Report and Schematic Design in the amount of $19,800.
Question of approving Change Order Number 3 with Gilbane Building Company on the Driscoll School Project for delete vibration monitoring, acknowledgement of mock up, and current drawings for a net decrease of $50,000.
Question of approving Contract Amendment Number 15 with Jonathan Levi Architects for the Driscoll School project added geo-environmental services to monitor dewatering operations in the amount of $48,400.
Question of approving Contract Amendment Number 16 with Jonathan Levi Architects for the Driscoll School Project for design and construction administrative services for the added geothermal scope in the amount of $73,744.
Question of approving Amendment Number 13 to the contract with Jonathan Levi Architects for a solar study for a traffic signal on Washington Street related to the Driscoll School Project in the amount of $2,090.
Question of approving Amendment Number 14 to the contract with Jonathan Levi Architects for supplemental geo-environmental and geotechnical services in the amount of $19,800.
Question of approving a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages Non Sales License to Far Out Ice Cream to be held on Thursday, October 21, 2021 for a Promotional Event 7:30PM – 9:00PM at 419 Harvard Street. 30 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 Thursday, October 21, 2021 for a Club Reception 7:00PM – 11:00PM at 15 Newton Street. 125 people expected to attend.
Review and potential vote on Calendar Items
FIRE DEPARTMENT PROMOTIONS
Question of approving the authorization to commence the civil service process to fill upcoming vacancies in the roles of Deputy Chief, Captain, and Lieutenant.
POLICE EXECUTIVE RESEARCH FORUM INTRODUCTION
Introduction of the Police Executive Research Forum and discussion of the Police Chief search process.
Presentation and discussion on the Qwally procurement platform with representatives from Qwally and Dave Geanakakis, Chief Procurement Officer.
INFLAMMABLES LICENSE PUBLIC HEARING
Question of approving the application for an Inflammables License at 20 Boylston Street, MA, for the keeping, storage and use of 24 automobiles.
LIQUOR ALL KINDS PACKAGE STORE PUBLIC HEARING
Question of approving the application of a new Wine and Malt Package Store License for Sorriso Arcade, LLC. d/b/a Sorriso Market at 318 Harvard Street.
ALL ALCOHOL LICENSE PUBLIC HEARING POSTPONED
Postponed to 11/16
at 7:10 PM
Request of approving the application of a new All Alcoholic Beverages License for E.K. Webster Corp. d/b/a Iris Hotel Boston at 30 Webster Street.
WARRANT ARTICLES PUBLIC HEARING
Public Hearing, discussion and possible vote on the following Warrant Articles for the November 16, 2021 Fall Town Meeting (STM1):
Warrant Article 3 - Civil Service
Warrant Article 20 - Local Historic District Olmstead
Warrant Article 21 - Zoning 4.08 Affordable Housing
Warrant Article 26 - Transform Planning and Zoning
Further review and possible vote on the following Warrant Articles for the November 16, 2021 Fall Town Meeting (STM 1):
Warrant Article 28 - Fur
Warrant Article 7 - Increase Marijuana Cap
Warrant Article 8 - Decrease Marijuana Cap
Warrant Article 9 - Marijuana Committee
Warrant Article 4 - Home Rule License Authority
Warrant Article 17 - Composting
Warrant Article 15 - Language Access
Warrant Article 27 - Petitioner Requirements for Articles
Warrant Article 29 - Polling Locations
BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - APPOINTMENTS
The following candidates for appointment/reappointment to Boards and Commissions:
*All agenda times are approximate.
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