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Date:
February 12, 2019
Time:
6:30 PM
Location:
Town Hall Selectmen's Hearing Room
Address:
333 Washington Street
6th Floor

Brookline, MA 02445
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Select Board meeting February 12, 2019 6th floor hearing room at 6:30 PM

Tuesday, February 12, 2019


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SELECT BOARD

CALENDAR

FOR

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 12, 2019

SELECT BOARD’S HEARING ROOM

  • Neil Wishinsky- Chair
  • Benjamin J. Franco
  • Nancy S. Heller
  • Bernard W. Greene
  • Heather A. Hamilton
  • Melvin A. Kleckner – Town Administrator

 

 

 

 

1.

ANNOUNCEMENTS/UPDATES

6:30 PM

Select Board to announce recent and/or upcoming Events of Community Interest.

 

2.

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 617-730-2202 or by e-mail at kmacgillivray@brooklinema.gov. The full Policy on Public Comment is available at http://www.brooklinema.gov/376/Meeting-Policies

 

3.

MISCELLANEOUS

Approval of miscellaneous items, licenses, vouchers, and contracts.

 

3.A

 

Question of approving the minutes of February 5, 2019.

 

3.B

 

Question of approving and executing a contract in the amount of $300,000.00 with Weston and Sampson for Landscape Architecture and Engineering Consultant Services in connection to the renovation and reconstruction of Cypress Playground and Athletic Field.

 

3.C

 

Question of approving the contract and authorizing the Chair to sign the Brookline Reservoir Gatehouse Grant Contract agreement related to the Massachusetts Historical Commission and the Massachusetts Preservation Planning Fund (MPPF).

 

3.D

 

Question of accepting a rebate check in the amount of $10,499.20 from National Grid for energy conservation efforts associated with the Coolidge Corner School Renovation Project. The monies will be deposited into account 2500SP19 6E0014 - Energy Conservation.

 

3.E

 

Question of approving and authorizing the Chair to execute two agreements between the Town and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for the Gateway East project:

•           A Revised Non-Participating Work Agreement

•           A Municipal Project Agreement

a). Question of authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to approve requisitions and authorize payments utilizing construction match funds that are committed to the Gateway East project via the revised Non-Participating Work Agreement.

 

3.F

 

Question of authorizing the Town Administrator to sign and execute a contract with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to accept a Complete Streets Grant in the amount of $234,968.00 to fund construction of 6 projects from the Town’s Complete Streets Prioritization Plan.

 

3.G

 

Question of accepting a stipend in the amount of $5,500.00 from the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission through the Health Care Investment Program (HCI), related to Hebrew Senior Life’s R3 (Right Care, Right Place, Right Time) program.

 

3.H

 

Question of approving and executing contract PW/19-17 “Harry Downes Field Landscape Improvements” with Heimlich Landscaping and Construction Co., Inc. of Woburn, MA in the amount of $2,011,889.00.

 

3.I

 

Question of granting a Temporary All Kinds Alcoholic Beverages Non-Sales License to Larz Anderson Auto Museum at 15 Newton Street for an Employee Appreciation Party to be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 5:30pm-8:30pm.

 

3.J

 

Question of granting three (3) Temporary Wine & Malt Beverages Sales Licenses to Pine Manor College at 400 Heath Street as follows:

1) For a Wedding Networking Event to be held on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 from 6:00pm-9:00pm.

2) For a Wedding to be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from         5:00pm-10:00pm.

3) For a Senior Banquet to be held on Thursday, May 16, 2019 from 12:00pm-6:00pm.

 

4.

CALENDAR

Review and potential vote on Calendar Items

 

5.

PERSONNEL – FIRE DEPARTMENT

 

 

 

Fire Chief John Sullivan will appear to request conditional offer of employment as a firefighter to the following 12 candidates:

Alex Loden

Brendan Mulkern

Francis Mulkern

Brian Keeley

Chris Hopkins

Dennis Cyr

Eric Dumas

Brian Mosca

Xavier Villar

Olivia Mosquera

Kenneth LaBonte

Sam Kaplan

 

6.

PERSONNEL – INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

 

 

 

Question of authorizing the following vacancy in the Information Technology Department:

Administrative Assistant (GN-08)

 

7.

NEW ENGLAND TREATMENT ACCESS OPENING PLAN

 

 

7:15 PM

NETA and the Chief of Police to present an Opening Plan for adult use marijuana sales at 160 Washington Street.  The Board will take public comment.

 

8.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - INTERVIEWS

 

 

 

Nicole McClelland will appear to interview for the Brookline Commission for Women.

 

9.

FY2020 FINANCIAL PLAN

 

 

 

Town Administrator Melvin Kleckner and Deputy Town                                

Administrator Melissa Goff will present the FY2020 Financial 

Plan.

The Town of Brookline does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs, services, or activities. The Town of Brookline does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices. This notice is provided as required by Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information may be sent to Caitlin Haynes, Community Relations Specialist and ADA / Section 504 Coordinator. Persons with disabilities who need either auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures in order to access programs and activities of the Town of Brookline are invited to make their needs and preferences known to the ADA Coordinator. This notice is available in alternative formats from the ADA Coordinator.