October 26, 2021
Select Board Meeting 10.26.21 at 5 PM via Zoom
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Question of entering into Executive Session for the reasons listed in item 2 and 3.
EXECUTIVE SESSION - LITIGATION
For the purpose of discussing litigation strategy in the claim of 26 Holly Lane Hollyheath Court Condominium Trust against the Town.
EXECUTIVE SESSION - EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES
Question of approving the Executive Session meeting minutes from:
October 12, 2021
October 25, 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 following meeting minutes:
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Tuesday, October 25, 2021
Question of authorizing the Board Chair to sign the Local Action Units application to add four affordable units to the town's Subsidized Housing Inventory.
Question of Approving and Authorizing the Town Administrator to execute a revised Memorandum of Agreement between the Town of Brookline, the Cities of Boston, Cambridge, Everett and Somerville and Lyft Bikes and Scooters related to the participation of the parties in the Bluebikes regional bike share program.
Question of approving a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages Non Sales License to The Larz Anderson Auto Museum to be held on Friday, October 29, 2021 for Annual Club Dinner 6:00PM – 11:00PM at 15 Newton Street. 100 people expected to attend.
Review and potential vote on Calendar Items
CYPRESS STREET REALTY TRUST SETTLEMENT
Question of ratifying and approving the terms of the Settlement Agreement executed by the parties and the Mediator, J. Owen Todd, on September 29, 2021 in the lawsuit 107-111 Cypress Street Realty Trust v. Town of Brookline, Norfolk Superior Court Case No. 19-0361, and authorizing the Office of Town Counsel and Special Counsel John Leonard to take all steps necessary and proper to settle and dismiss the case.
BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - INTERVIEWS
The following candidates for appointment/reappointment to Boards and Commissions will appear for interview:
Commission on Disability
Elizabeth Schafer (withdrew application)
Housing Advisory Board
Review of the Pilot Program and Execution of General Services Renewal Agreement for Soofa Signs with Changing Environments, Inc. 213 Harvard St Suite 3l, Cambridge, MA.
INFLAMMABLE LICENSE PUBLIC HEARING CONTINUED
Question of approving the application for an Inflammables License at 20 Boylston Street, MA, for the keeping, storage and use of 24 automobiles.
WARRANT ARTICLE PUBLIC HEARINGS
Public Hearing, discussion and possible vote on the following Warrant Articles for the November 16, 2021 Fall Town Meeting (STM1):
Warrant Article 14 - EDAB Disclosure
Warrant Article 19 - Nuisance Control
Warrant Article 22 - Gun Store
Warrant Article 23 - Off Street Parking (Zoorob)
Warrant Article 24 - Off Street Parking (Planning)
Warrant Article 25 - EV Ready Parking
Special Town Meeting 2:
Warrant Article 1 - Budget
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 20 - Local Historic District Olmstead
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