January 10, 2023
Select Board Meeting 1.10.22 at 5 PM Remote Participation via Zoom
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
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 December 15, 2022 and December 20, 2022.
Question of approving Contract Amendment #22, in the amount of $12,500.00 with Jonathan Levy Architects for services related to flooring at the Driscoll School project.
Question of approving Contract Amendment #10, in the amount $26,171.00, with Leftfield LLC, for added construction administration services for change to terrazzo flooring in certain sections of the school from VCT.
Question of approving Change Order #18, in the amount of $117,004.00, with Gilbane Building Company for various scope additions and GMP contingency draws
Question of approving Change Order #19, in the amount of $478,231.00, with Gilbane Building Company related to terrazzo o flooring in certain sections of the school from VCT.
Question of approving Change Order #20, in the amount of $43,460.00 with Gilbane Building Company related to contingency draw for imbeds (structural) and alternative roof duct system.
Question of approving the Pierce School MSBA Feasibility Study Amendment #1 and to authorize the Town Administrator to sign said amendment on behalf of the Select Board.
Question of approving Change Order #2 in the amount of $43,654.67 with Thompson Waterproofing for various additions and deletions to the scope of the base contract.
Question of approving Change Order #28, in the amount of $0 with Skanska USA Building Inc for acoustic improvements at BHS to be funded by Contingency within the existing GMP of contract.
Question of approving Change Order #10 credit ($1,000.00) with NB Kenney, Deferred Maintenance Project, to correct clerical errors on previously approved change orders.
Question of approving Contract Amendment #11 in the amount of $75,115.00 (not-to-exceed) with Hill International for extended OPM services through 31 December 2022.
Question of approving the updated membership slate for the Pierce Building Committee.
Question of approving the authorization to hire request from the Brookline Public Health and Human Services department for a Sr. Public Health Inspector (GN-10)
Question of approving the Authorization to Hire request from the Library Services department for a Library Assistant II (K02)
Question of authoring the authorization to hire request for an Administrative Assistant (C08) within the Public Safety Business Office.
Question of approving the following authorization to hire requests within the Department of Public Works:
Parks and Open Space Division:
Landscape Architect/Planner T-9
Water and Sewer Division
Pipe Layer/Laborer L-2
Question of accepting a donation to the Fire Department from the Korean Church of Boston in the amount of $400.00
Question of accepting a donation to the Police Department from the Korean Church of Boston in the amount of $500.00
Question of approving the following appropriation transfer request within the Police Department budget:
From: 21002020 510101 Perm Full Time $262,406
To:21002010 539035 Uniforms $14,900
21002020 539031 Public Safety supplies $35,369
21002020 531012 Office supplies $31,652
21002020 524010 prof/tech services $79,200
21002010 551099 education/training $101,285
Review and potential vote on Calendar Items
FIRE DEPARTMENT OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT
Question of authorizing the offer of employment request from Chief Sullivan for former Firefighter, Justin Aufiero.
POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT
Question of authorizing the offer of employment request from Acting Chief Paster for former Officer Nicholas Goon.
NOISE BYLAW WAIVER REQUEST CONTINUED
Question of approving a Noise Bylaw Waiver request submitted by Chestnut Hill Realty for concrete pours related to the Puddingstone Project at Hancock Village.
ANNUAL TOWN MEETING/ELECTION
Question of setting the dates for the 2023 Annual Town Meeting and Town Election including the Early Voting locations and approval of the police details for the 2023 Annual Town Meeting.
POLICE CHIEF SEARCH PROCESS
Update from Town Administrator Charles Carey on the police chief search process.
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