November 16, 2021
Select Board Meeting 11.16.21 at 5:30 PM via Zoom
Tuesday, November 16, 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 November 9, 2021.
Question of executing the grant agreement between the Town of Brookline and Norfolk County for the American Rescue Plan application submissions.
Question of accepting a gift in the amount of $100,000 from the USGA in connection with the Official Championship Merchandise program.
Question of authorizing the transfer of $50,000 from the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) Expendable Trust Fund (TR02) to the USGA gift account, under the direction of the Recreation Director, for the purpose of providing start-up funding to support the Community Partnership Committee (CPC).
Question of approving GMP Change Order #17/ PCCO 024, with Skanska for the Brookline High School Expansion Project in the net amount of $0.
Question of approving Change Order #8 with CTA for the Brookline High School Expansion Project Tappan Gym and 3rd Floor Renovation in the amount of $61,651.75.
Question of approving Change Order #4 with NB Kenney for the Brookline High School Expansion Project Deferred Maintenance in the amount of $18,413.
Question of approving Amendment #25 with William Rawn Associates for the Brookline High School Expansion Project Additional Design Services for Quad Repairs in the amount of $135,425.
Question of approving Change Order #5 to the contract with Gilbane Building Company for the Driscoll School Project involving additional brick and outdoor floor drain and associated piping in the amount of $5,508.
Question of approving an Amendment to the contract with Russo Bar for building envelope repairs and additional design services for three buildings including the new Lincoln School in the amount of $49,500.
Question of approving Amendment #17 to the contract with Jonathan Levi Architects for the Driscoll School Project for vibration monitoring for a 12 month period during construction in the amount of $107,712.
Question of accepting an award granted by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to assist the Brookline Department of Health and Human Services with COVID-19 case investigations and contact tracing in the amount of $342,000. The grantor will allocate $171,000 each year over a two year period, FY22 and FY23.
Question of executing and approving authorization for a master lease purchase with Santander Bank with an annual cost of $157,458.33 for 3 years at .79% interest rate, for a total of $469,476.99 of equipment for the Department of Public Works: 2021 Intimidator Model 15XP Brush Bandit Wood Chipper, 2021 Volvo L120H Front End Loader, 2021 Chevrolet Silverado Med Duty 1 Ton Regular cab Dump Truck.
Question of approving and authorizing the Chair or her designee to execute an amendment to the Town's FY 2022 HOME Subrecipeint Agreement between the Town of Brookline and the WestMetro HOME Consortium.
Question of approving the following applicant as an alternate manager for NETA:
Question of approving a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages Sales License to The Larz Anderson Auto Museum to be held on Friday, November 19, 2021 for Luncheon Presentation 6:30PM – 10:30PM at 15 Newton Street. 150 people expected to attend.
Review and potential vote on Calendar Items
Question of approving the application for Lodging House Agent Mr. Sachprect Nehal for 1061 Beacon Street.
COMMON VICTUALLER LICENSE
Question of approving the application of upgrading a Food Vendor to a Common Victualler for Juliellen, LLC. d/b/a Kupel’s Bakery at 421 Harvard Street. Hours of operation will be Sunday - Saturday 6:00 am to 6:00 pm. Seating will consist of 12 inside seats.
SHORT TERM RENTAL PROCESS UPDATE
Presentation on the short term rental process.
Question of approving the recommended short term rental registration fee.
Further review and possible reconsideration/vote on the Warrant Articles for the 2021 Fall Town Meeting including but not limited to:
Warrant Article 9 - Marijuana Committee
Warrant Article 25 - EV Ready Parking
BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - APPOINTMENTS
The following candidates for appointment/reappointment to Boards and Commissions:
IRIS HOTEL LICENSE PUBLIC HEARING POSTPONED
Question of approving the application of a new Inn Holder License for E.K. Webster Corp. d/b/a Iris Hotel Boston at 30 Webster Street
Question 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. Proposed manager of record is Wagner Quintanilha. Proposed Operating Hours of operation will be Sunday – Saturday 6:00 am to 1:00 am. Proposed Alcoholic beverage service hours are Hours of operation will be Sunday – Saturday 10:00 am to 1:00 am.
Question of approving the application of a new Common Victualler License for E.K. Webster Corp. d/b/a Iris Hotel Boston at 30 Webster Street. Proposed Operating Hours of operation will be Sunday – Saturday 6:00 am to 1:00 am. Proposed Alcoholic beverage service hours are Hours of operation will be Sunday – Saturday 10:00 am to 1:00 am. Seating will consist of 60 inside and 20 outside.
Question of approving the application of Alternate manager Elena Kavanagh for E.K. Webster Corp. d/b/a Iris Hotel Boston at 30 Webster Street.
Question of approving the application of an Entertainment license which will consist of Radio, recorded music and televisions Saturday - Sunday 12:00PM – 11:00PM, live music Thursday – Sunday 6:00PM – 10:00PM.
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