February 6, 2024
Select Board Meeting 2.6.24 at 5 PM Hybrid Participation, Select Board Hearing Room, 6th Floor, Brookline Town Hall or via Zoom
Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Question of entering into executive session for the reasons identified in items 2 and 2.
EXECUTIVE SESSION - COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
For the purpose of discussing collective bargaining strategy with the Police Union.
EXECUTIVE SESSION - EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES
For the purpose of approving executive session meeting minutes from January 30, 2024.
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.
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. There will be additional time at the conclusion of the Select Board’s business for other public comment as necessary. 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.
Approval of miscellaneous items, licenses, vouchers, and contracts.
Question of approving the meeting minutes from:
January 26, 2024
January 30, 2024
Question of accepting a grant award from the US Department of Homeland Security's Urban Area Security Initiative, in the amount of $13,500.00 to be used for Active Shooter training exercises and supplies, and conference attendance for public safety employees.
Question of sending a letter to the Brookline's state legislators in favor of H.823/S.551 An Act Relative to Paint Recycling and S.542 An Act Establishing Safe Paint Stewardship as recommended by the Solid Waste Advisory Committee.
Question of approving the International Day of Happiness Proclamation to be celebrated on March 20, 2024
Question of approving a Proclamation recognizing National Black History Month.
Review and potential vote on Calendar Items
PROBATIONARY FIREFIGHTERS APPOINTMENT
Question of approving the request to appoint the following probationary firefighters:
MBTA BUS TRANSIT SIGNAL AND BUS PRIORITY LANES PILOT FOR GATEWAY EAST
Discussion and possible vote on the Memorandum of Understanding with the MBTA on the Bus Transit Signal and Priority Lanes Pilot Program for Gateway East.
DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM (DAS) APPLICATION
Question of approving the application submitted by Crown Castle for modification to nineteen (19) existing DAS Nodes (5G Upgrades)
BEACON STREET PATIO SEATING
Discussion on the proposed patio seating at 1004-1017 Beacon Street. Possible vote the proposed outdoor seating plan for Kyo Matcha at 1010 Beacon Street.
SELECT BOARD COMMUNICATIONS PROTOCOL
Discussion and possible vote on the Select Board communications protocol.
SELECT BOARD GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
Discussion and possible vote on the Select Board goals and objective for the FY25 Financial Plan.
BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - APPOINTMENTS
The following candidates for appointment/reappointment to Boards and Commissions:
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