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September 20, 2018
Executive Session 5:30 PM - Open Session 6:30 PM
Town Hall Selectmen's Hearing Room
333 Washington Street
Brookline Select Board Thursday September 20, 2018 6th floor Hearing Room
Thursday, September 20, 2018
CALENDAR FOR THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2018
SELECT BOARD’S HEARING ROOM
1. OPEN SESSION
5:30 P.M. Question of whether the Select Board shall enter into Executive Session for the purposes described in Agenda Items 2, 3 and 4 below.
2. PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION
For the purpose of discussing strategy relative to Collective Bargaining negotiations with the Police Union.
3. PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION
Proposed Executive Session pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, § 21(a)(6) (“Purpose 6”) for the purpose of discussing the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property located at 127 Harvard Street.
4. PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION
EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES
Proposed Executive Session pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, §21(a)(7) (“Purpose 7”) for the purpose of approving the following Executive Session Minutes:
Executive Session meeting minutes of August 21, 2018
Executive Session meeting minutes of September 6, 2018
Executive Session meeting minutes of September 13, 2018
6:30 P.M. Select Board to announce recent and/or upcoming Events of Community Interest.
6. PUBLIC COMMENT
Public Comment period for citizens who requested to speak to the Board regarding Town issues not on the Calendar.
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 617-730-2211 or by e-mail at email@example.com. The full Policy on Public Comment is available at http://www.brooklinema.gov/376/Meeting-Policies
Approval of miscellaneous items, licenses, vouchers, and contracts.
A. Question of approving the minutes of September 13, 2018.
B. Question of accepting the Assistance to Firefighters Grant in the amount of $50,000.00 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
C. Question of accepting $72,900.00 from the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) for the 2019 Boston Marathon.
D. Question of accepting a $5,500.00 stipend from Hebrew Senior Life's Right Care, Right Place, Right Time program.
E. Question of approving Change Order #26, an increase in the amount of $320,906.80, to the contract with Shawmut Design and Construction in connection with the Renovations and Additions to the Coolidge Corner School fka Edward Devotion School.
F. Question of approving Change Order #27, an increase in the amount of $168,960.88, to the contract with Shawmut Design and Construction in connection with the Renovations and Additions to the Coolidge Corner School fka Edward Devotion School.
G. Question of granting a Temporary Wine & Malt Beverages Sales License to First Parish Church for a Wedding to be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 4:00pm-11:00pm at 382 Walnut Street.
H. Question of granting a Temporary All Kinds Alcoholic Non-Sales License to Larz Anderson Auto Museum for their Corporate Cocktail Reception to be held on Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 5:00pm-9:00pm at 15 Newton Street.
Review and potential vote on Calendar Items
9. WARRANT ARTICLE REVIEW
Approximately 6:45 P.M. Public Hearing and possible vote on the following Warrant Articles for the November 13, 2018 Special Town Meeting:
Article 21 Donation of Unsold Merchandise (Arado-McDonald, Kamensky)
10. POLICE DEPARTMENT – PERSONNEL
Question of authorizing the filling of the following five (5) vacancies in the Police Department:
Emergency Telecommunications Dispatchers (2 vacancies)
11. BALDWIN SCHOOL BUILDING COMMITTEE
Question of establishing a charge for the Baldwin School Building Committee.
a. Question of possibly appointing members to the Baldwin School Building Committee.
12. DRISCOLL SCHOOL BUILDING COMMITTEE
Question of establishing a charge for the Driscoll School Building Committee.
a. Question of possibly appointing members to the Driscoll School Building Committee.
13. NOISE BY-LAW WAIVER
Approximately 7:45 P.M. Public Hearing on a request from CVS Store #6 at 1322 Beacon Street, Brookline, for a Waiver of the Town’s Noise Control Bylaw, allowing them to work from 10pm-7:30am on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 (rain date of October 17, 2018). Scope of work includes: improve ADA access at front entrance, remove existing automated door and frame, remove existing concrete 2-3” to reduce entrance slope, pour new concrete to meet ADA access requirements and re-install existing automated door and frame.
14. WARRANT ARTICLE REVIEW
Approximately 8:00 P.M. Public Hearing and possible vote on the following Warrant Articles for the November 13, 2018 Special Town Meeting:
Article 22 SALT Deductions (Silberberg)
Article 19 Leaf Blowers (Gordon, Fischer)
15. SPECIAL TOWN MEETING
Question of calling a Special Town Meeting within the November 13, 2018 Special Town Meeting for the purpose of adding a warrant article to amend Section 4.13 of the Zoning By-Law.
a. Question of waiving the notification requirements of Section 2.1.2 through 2.1.4 of the town By-laws and executing the Warrant in connection with the Special Town Meeting to be held within the November 13, 2018 Special Town Meeting.
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. Those who need effective communication services should dial 711 and ask the operator to dial the relevant Town Department.
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