February 13, 2024
Updated -Select Board Meeting 2.13.24 at 5:45 PM ZOOM remote participation, - Changes to Item 3G, Changed to a fully remote meeting
Tuesday, February 13, 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. 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 February 6, 2024.
Question of displaying a banner at Warren Field for the Brookline High School Baseball Sponsorship program.
Question of accepting a donation to The Office for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Community Relations from Barbara Brown in the amount of $600.00. The donation will be used to support webpage management for the Hidden Brookline website.
Question of accepting a grant from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, Department of Fire Services, Firefighter Safety Equipment Grant in the amount of $34,959.00.
Question of approving the Authorization to Hire request from the Information Technology department:
IT Data Center and AD Manager
Question of approving the Authorization to Hire request from the Brookline Public Library:
Library Assistant II - Collection Services
Question of accepting the FY24 Municipal ADA Improvement Grant from the Massachusetts Office on Disability in the amount of $30,000.00 to be used by the Office for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Community Relations to evaluate and mitigate website-accessible documents.
Question of approving a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages, Non-Sales License, for the Brookline Education Foundation to be held on March 8, 2024 for a Trivia Bee Fundraiser 6:00PM – 10:00PM at 22 Tappan Street
Review and potential vote on Calendar Items
BOARD AND COMMISSION INTERVIEW
Housing Advisory Board
SELECT BOARD SPONSORED WARRANT ARTICLES
Discussion of possible Select Board sponsored warrant articles.
BCDC HOUSING PROGRAM PROPOSAL
Discussion and possible vote on the Brookline Community Development Corporation proposal to be financed by Housing Trust funds.
PUBLIC MEETING ZOOM PROTOCOLS
Up to fifteen minutes of public comment will be taken on each of the following items:
Discussion on public meeting protocols for zoom usage.
Discussion and possible vote on the Policy Involving the Recording of Public Meetings.
NOISE BY-LAW WAIVER - PUBLIC HEARING
Public hearing on a Noise Bylaw waiver request from National Grid for work to be performed at Rt 9 and Hammond Street, April 15 - 19th, for patch repairs.
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