June 6, 2023
Updated Agenda - Select Board Meeting 6.6.23 at 5 PM Remote Participation via Zoom
Tuesday, June 6, 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 Authorization to Hire request from the Planning Director for the following vacant position:
Assistant Director for Community Planning (T11)
Question of approving Change Order #26 to the contract with Gilbane Building Company in the amount of $297,327.20 for various scope changes to contract work as described in the “Change Order Explanation” by the architect for the Driscoll School Project.
Question of approving amendment #32 with William Rawn Associates in the amount of $16,410.00 for added construction administration services related to the High School project.
Review and potential vote on Calendar Items
5 WASHINGTON STREET DRAINAGE EASEMENT
Question of accepting and authorizing the Chair to executive the Drainage Easement at 51 Bartlett Crescent as authorized by an affirmative vote on Article 6 of the November 2022 Special Town Meeting.
Question of approving and transmitting to the Advisory Committee the following reserve fund transfer requests:
$743,000 from the reserve fund to school building utilities
$25,200 from the reserve fund to library utilities
BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - INTERVIEWS
The following candidates for appointment/reappointment to Boards and Commissions will appear for interview:
Question of approving the reallocation of ARPA funds to fund wage agreements with the town unions.
SENIOR PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION
Discussion and possible vote on the senior means tested property tax exemption.
SELECT BOARD MEETING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Discussion and possible vote on Select Board meeting policies and procedures.
SELECT BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE
Discussion and possible vote on the Select Board meeting schedule.
Further review and possible reconsideration/vote on the Warrant Articles for the 2023 Annual Town Meeting including but not limited to:
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