May 31, 2022
Select Board Meeting 5.31.22 at 5 PM Remote Participation via Zoom
Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Select Board to announce recent and/or upcoming Events of Community Interest.
Public Comment period for residents who requested to speak to the Board regarding Town issues not on the Calendar.
Up to fifteen minutes for public comment 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 May 24, and May 25, 2022.
Question of approving the authorization to hire request for the following positions in the Department of Public Works Parks and Open Space Division:
Park Maintenance Craftsperson (LN3)
2 Gardener Laborers (LN2)
Question of accepting a grant in the amount of $20,000 from the Brookline Community Foundation's Racial Equity Fund (REAF) for the Community Building Project being run by the Department of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Relations.
Question of approving and authorizing the Chair or her designee to execute a contract extension between the Town of Brookline and the Brookline Housing Authority for the installation of bathroom fans at the BHA’s High St. Veterans Development - Budget Code 1807-G022-6C0057 -- in the amount of $312,063.00.
Question of approving the request to reprogram Fiscal Year 2022 HOME funds to increase federal funding available to Hebrew Senior Life’s 108 Centre St. project:
Transfer $211,900 from the activity “Brookline Housing Authority’s Strategic Preservation Initiative” – project identifier HM22-03B
Transfer $211,900 to “Hebrew Senior Life’s 108 Centre Street Senior Housing Development Project” – project identifier HM23-03C
Question of awarding and executing PW/22-16 "Sewer System Rehabilitation" with Green Mountain Pipeline Services, LLC at 768 South Main Street, Bethel VT in the amount of $1,116,667.
Question of approving the transfer of funds being held by the Town of Brookline to the Brookline Community Foundation for the Friends of Brookline Public Health in the amount of $2,381.
Question of approving the appropriation transfer request within the Human Resources Department budget in the total amount of $17,507.
$7,500 from education/conferences to legal services
$7,307 from software to legal services and preplacement medical
$2,700 from supplies to legal services
Question of approving the appropriation transfer request within the Police Department budget in the total amount of $78,000:
$14,000 from Patrol Permanent Full Time to Police Admin Uniforms
$28,000 from Patrol Permanent Full Time to Police Admin Computer Software
$20,000 from Patrol Permanent Full Time to Police Admin Professional Technical Services
$6,000 from Patrol Permanent Full Time to Police Admin Water
$10,000 from Patrol Permanent Full Time to Police Admin Travel
Question of approving a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages Non-Sales License for the Annual Coolidge Corner Arts Festival to be held on Saturday, June 4, 2022 from 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM.
Question of approving a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages Non-Sales License to The Larz Anderson Auto Museum for a Hospital Meeting and Lawn Party to be held on June 3, 2022 from 1:00PM – 7:00PM at 15 Newton Street. 150 people are expected to attend.
Question of approving a Temporary All Alcoholic Beverages Non-Sales License to The Larz Anderson Auto Museum to be held on June 4, 2022 for a Bar Mitzvah 6:00PM – 11:00PM at 15 Newton Street. 100 people are 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 June 2, 2022 for an Exhibit Opening Reception from 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM at 15 Newton Street. 150 people are expected to attend.
Review and potential vote on Calendar Items
Question of approving a Request for Appropriation Transfer from surplus personnel accounts into the snow and ice budget and a Reserve Fund Transfer to cover the remaining balance for transmittal to the Advisory Committee for further approval as required.
WEBSITE REFRESH PREVIEW
The Information Technology Department will present a preview of the Town's website refresh.
BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - INTERVIEWS
The following candidates for appointment/reappointment to Boards and Commissions will appear for interview:
Park and Recreation Commission
Further review and possible reconsideration/vote on the Warrant Articles for the 2022 Annual Town Meeting including but not limited to:
Warrant Article 8 - Budget
Warrant Article 24 - Ban Artificial Turf
Warrant Article 25 - Single Use Plastic
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