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SELECT BOARD’S HEARING ROOM
Question of whether the Select Board shall enter into Executive Session for the purposes described in Agenda items 2, 3 and 4 below.
PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION - REAL PROPERTY
Proposed Executive Session for the purpose of considering the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property at 15 – 19 Oak Street in Brookline if the chair declares that an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the negotiating position of the public body.
PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION – POTENTIAL LITIGATION
Proposed Executive Session to discuss potential litigation relating to 111 Cypress Street property, if the chair declares that an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the negotiating position of the public body.
PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION - EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES
For the purpose of approving the following Executive Session
minutes, pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, §21(a), Purpose (7):
Executive Session meeting minutes of November 14, 2018.
Executive Session meeting minutes of November 20, 2018.
Executive Session meeting minutes of November 27, 2018.
Select Board to announce recent and/or upcoming Events of Community Interest.
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 617-730-2202 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 minutes of January 2, 2018.
Question of accepting a grant from the State’s Executive Office of Public Safety and Security in the amount of $12,000.00 related to Traffic Enforcement Grant Program.
Question of accepting a grant from the Department of Mental Health in the amount of $66, 846.00 related to the Brookline Police Department’s Crisis Intervention Training efforts.
Question of accepting the following fire prevention/public education grants from the State’s Executive Office of Public Safety:
Question of awarding and executing contract No. PW/18-22, “Sewer System Rehabilitation Project” in the amount of $1,485,700.00 with Green Mountain Pipeline Services, LLC.
Question of accepting a grant from the Brookline Community Foundation, NETA funds for $25,000. The Office seeks the awarded grant funds to be appropriated for the Substance Abuse & Violence Prevention Program for Youth.
Question of granting a Temporary All Kinds Alcoholic Beverages Non-Sales License to Larz Anderson Auto Museum at 15 Newton Street for a Corporate Awards Dinner to be held on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 from 6:00pm-11:00pm.
Review and potential vote on Calendar Items
HOUSING TRUST FUND
HAB Chair, Roger Blood, will appear before the Board to request approval of an additional $500,000 from the Housing Trust to support the 2Life (formerly JCHE) affordable senior housing project at 370 Harvard Street. 2Life Executive Director, Amy Schectman, will also appear to give the Board an update on the project.
a). HAB Chair, Roger Blood, will request that the Board approve an expenditure of Housing Trust funds, not to exceed $10,000, to retain Pam McKinney of Byrne McKinney Associates to provide the Town with financial modeling and consulting services related to the Town’s Inclusionary Zoning Bylaw.
FINANCE DEPARTMENT - PERSONNEL
Question of authorizing the filling of Supervisor of Mailing and Printing position.
PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENTS
Question of Approving Purchase and Sale Agreements for the properties located at 15-19 Oak Street.
ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION/ANNUAL TOWN MEETING
Question of setting the dates for the 2019 Annual Town Election and 2019 Annual Town Meeting.
UPDATE ON NEWBURY COLLEGE CLOSING
Possible Reserve Fund Transfer
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