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Date:
December 4, 2018
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location:
Town Hall - Room 103
Address:
333 Washington Street
1st Floor

Brookline, MA 02445
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Advisory Committee Meeting - 4 December 7PM, Room 103

Tuesday, December 4, 2018


TOWN OF BROOKLINE, MASSACHUSETTS
ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING NOTICE

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., Brookline Town Hall, Room 103

AGENDA

1.   Review of and possible vote on Article 2 of the December 13, 2018 Special Town Meeting Warrant, submitted by the Select Board: Appropriate $1,500,000 or any other sum, to be expended under the direction of the Building Commissioner, with any necessary contracts to be approved by the Select Board and the School Committee, for the schematic design services to construct or expand the Driscoll School.

2.   Review of and possible vote on Article 3 of the December 13, 2018 Special Town Meeting Warrant, submitted by the Select Board: To see if the Town will vote to release for expenditure the funds appropriated under Section 13, Special Appropriation No. 65 of Article 7 of the 2018 Annual Town Meeting as provided in said appropriation. (This article pertains to the release of $1,500,000 for the schematic design services to construct a new school on the current Baldwin School site - Heath Street)

3.   Review of and possible vote on Article 4 of the December 13, 2018 Special Town Meeting Warrant, submitted by the Select Board: To see if the Town will vote to authorize the Select Board to acquire, by purchase, gift, eminent domain or otherwise, in fee simple, the parcels of land located at 15-19 Oak Street, Brookline Massachusetts, including all buildings and structures thereon and all privileges and appurtenances thereto belonging, all interests held pursuant to M.G.L. c. 183A, as well as all trees and shrubs thereon, consisting of approximately 8,209 square feet, for general municipal purposes, and for all purposes and uses accessory thereto, including but not limited to the construction or expansion of school educational facilities and amenities, and that to meet such expenditure to appropriate a sum of money to be expended at the direction of the Selectmen, to pay costs of acquiring said property, and for the payment of all costs incidental and related thereto, and to determine whether such amount shall be raised by taxation, transfer from available funds, borrowing or otherwise; to authorize the Select Board to apply for, accept and expend any grants from any source whatsoever that may be available to pay any portion of this project or to take any other action relative thereto. 

4.  Other business

The public is invited to attend however this meeting is not a public hearing so public comments will not be taken at the meeting. The Advisory Committee welcomes written comments, which will be circulated to members of the Committee if they are sent to lportscher@brooklinema.gov no later than 12:00 noon on the day of the meeting. Subcommittees of the Advisory Committee hold public hearings on any matter on which the Advisory Committee makes a recommendation to Town Meeting. Members of the public are encouraged to attend subcommittee public hearings if they wish to comment on any item under deliberation by the subcommittee.

Sean M. Lynn-Jones, Chair H: 617-738-6228, W: 617-495-1463, slynn-jones@brooklinema.gov Carla Benka, Vice-Chair H: 617-277-6102, rcvben@earthlink.net