August 9, 2022
Select Board Meeting 8.9.22 at 4:30 PM via Zoom
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Question of entering into Executive Session for the reasons described in items 2, 3 and 4.
For the purpose of (1) discussing strategy with respect to litigation that is clearly and imminently threatened; (2) conducting strategy session in preparation for negotiations with union and non-union employees, if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the litigating position of the public body and the chair so declares.
EXECUTIVE SESSION - LITIGATION
For the purpose of discussion litigation strategy with regard to the pending claim of Stanley Spiegel.
EXECUTIVE SESSION - EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES
To approve the Executive Session meeting minutes from July 26, 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.
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Approval of miscellaneous items, licenses, vouchers, and contracts.
Question of approving the meeting minutes from July 26, 2022.
Question of approving the following authorization to hire requests in the Recreation Department:
Recreation Leader (GN-7)
Administrative Lead Teacher - After School (T-3)
Question of approving the authorization to hire request for a Group Leader (T152) in the Council on Aging Department.
Question of approving the authorization to hire request for the Assistant to the Library Director (C-10) in Library Administration.
Question of Approving and Authorizing the Chair or her designee to execute an extension of a CDBG Developer Agreement between the Town of Brookline and the Brookline Improvement Coalition (BIC) for a roof replacement project at BIC’s 154-156 Boylston Street property. The term of the Agreement shall be extended to September 31, 2022.
Question of approving a contract with Thompson Waterproofing, Inc. in the amount of $598,000.00 for the Exterior Envelope Repair Project Five Buildings, Brookline, Massachusetts.
Question of accepting a grant in the amount of $51,889 from the State's Community Compact Cabinet's Municipal Fiber grant program related to expanding the Town's municipal fiber optic infrastructure.
Question of delegating signatory authority for the Round 1 ARPA grant recipients to Miriam Aschkenasy or Mike Sandman.
Question of accepting a gift in the amount of $4,815.75 for the Brookline Commission for the Arts related to their fund raising event held on June 10, 2022. These funds will be used to support public art.
Question of approving a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages Non-Sales License to The Larz Anderson Auto Museum for a Wedding to be held on August 27, 2022 from 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM at 15 Newton Street. 70 people are expected to attend.
Review and potential vote on Calendar Items
TOWN ADMINISTRATOR APPOINTMENT
Question of approving the next Brookline Town Administrator.
CHANGE OF HOURS - FAT DUCK
Question of approving the application for a change in All Alcohol and Common Victualler hours for Fat Duck, LLC. d/b/a Mahaniyom at 236 Washington Street, Brookline, Ma 02445.
From: Monday - Thursday 9:00AM – 11:00PM , Friday – Saturday 9:00AM – 11:30PM, Sunday 12:00PM – 10:00PM
To: Monday - Sunday 10:00AM – 2:00AM
NOISE BY-LAW WAIVER PERMIT
Question of approving the noise bylaw permit request from Baystate Engineering to conduct overnight work at 1180 Boylston Street for water line connections.
INFLAMMABLES LICENSE PUBLIC HEARING
Public Hearing and possible vote on the request for an inflammable's license at the following locations:
101 Asheville Road
120 Gerry Road
WARRANT ARTICLES AND REMOTE SPECIAL TOWN MEETING REQUEST
Discussion of possible Select Board sponsored Warrant Articles.
Question of approving the Moderator's request for a remote Special Town Meeting
BROOKLINE FORM OF GOVERNMENT
Discussion of the Town of Brookline's form of government.
BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - APPOINTMENTS
The following candidates for appointment/reappointment to Boards and Commissions:
Commission on Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Relations
Indigenous People's Day Celebration Committee
Economic Development Advisory Board
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