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Date:
July 9, 2019
Time:
5:30 PM
Time Details:
5:30 PM Executive Session 6:00 PM Open Session
Location:
Town Hall Selectmen's Hearing Room
Address:
333 Washington Street
6th Floor

Brookline, MA 02445
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Select Board meeting July 9, 2019 6th floor hearing room at 5:30 PM CALENDAR 2

Tuesday, July 9, 2019


 

SELECT BOARD

CALENDAR II

Postponed items 13 and 19

FOR

07/09/2019

SELECT BOARD’S HEARING ROOM

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




1.

OPEN SESSION



5:30 PM

Question of whether the Select Board shall enter into Executive Session for the purposes described in agenda items 2 and 3 below.


2.

EXECUTIVE SESSION - REAL PROPERTY



 

Proposed Executive Session to consider the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property for 62 Harvard Street, and 2 Clark Road (Maimonides School), if the chair declares that an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the negotiating position of the public body.


3.

EXECUTIVE SESSION - EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES



 

Question of approving the following executive session Joint meetings with Newbury College Acquisition Advisory Committee:

May 1, 2019

May 6, 2019

May 8, 2019

May 15, 2019

May 24, 2019


4.

ANNOUNCEMENTS/UPDATES

6:00 PM

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


5.

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


6.

MISCELLANEOUS

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


6.A

 

Question of approving the minutes of June 11, 2019

Question of approving the minutes of June 18, 2019

Question of approving the minutes of May 1, 2019

Question of approving the minutes of May 6, 2019

Question of approving the minutes of May 8, 2019

Question of approving the minutes of May 15, 2019

Question of approving the minutes of May 24, 2019 


6.B

 

Question of approving and executing the following documents related to the construction of the new Brookline High School Expansion located at 111 Cypress Street as well as certain improvements to the MBTA Brookline Hills Station:

• License for Entry granting access onto MBTA property

• Easement Agreement between MBTA and Town of Brookline

• Improvements Agreement between MBTA and Town of Brookline


6.C

 

Question of approving Extra Work Order No. 1 in connection to contract PW/19-05 "Mill & Overlay of Winchester Street - Reconstruction of Fire Station 5 Parking Lot - Reconstruction of Muddy River Path", in the amount of $9,998.66 with Fred DeRoma & Sons, Roslindale MA.


6.D

 

Question of approving the application of Alternate Manager(s) Joseph Gionet, Jason Anthony Knight, Steven Arduino, and Nicole Tierney all for Trader Joe’s 501 d/b/a Trader Joe’s located at 1317 Beacon Street.


6.E

 

Question of approving the application of Alternate Manager Scott Riebling for Stoked Pizza Brookline LLC d/b/a Stoked Wood Fired Pizza at 1632 Beacon Street.


6.F

 

Question of approving the application for a change in D/B/A from Beta Two Group, LLC d/b/a The Regal Beagle to Beta Two Group, LLC d/b/a Parlour at 308 Harvard.  Beta Two Group, LLC is a holder of an All Kinds Common Victualler License.


6.G

 

Question of granting a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages Non-Sales License to The Larz Anderson Auto Museum to be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 for a Corporate Summer Party from 11:00AM – 5:00PM at 15 Newton Street.


7.

CALENDAR

Review and potential vote on Calendar Items


8.

RESERVE FUND TRANSFER



 

Question of approving and transmitting to the Advisory Committee the request from Fire Chief, John Sullivan, for a Reserve Fund Transfer in the amount of $240,322.00 associated with payroll deficit.

  • Question of approving the following four (4) transfers within the Fire Department appropriation:

From: 22002050 522070 Services $24,943.81

To:     22002060 510101 Salaries  $24, 943.81

From: 22002050 534230 Supplies  $24,556.48

To:     22002060 510101 Salaries   $24,556.48

From: 22002060 551099 Other Charges $6,680.49

To:     22002060 510101   Salaries $6,680.49

From: 22002060 5A0001 Capital $31,362.22

To: 22002060 510101 Salaries     $31, 362.22


9.

PERSONNEL - LIBRARY DEPARTMENT



 

Question of filling the following vacancies within the Library Department:

Librarian III: Supervisor of Youth Services (K-08)

Assistant Branch Manager/Librarian II (K-07)

Reference Librarian II Special Collections (K-07)


10.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT UPDATE



 

The Planning Department, Economic Development will provide a presentation on Commercial Districts.


11.

COMMITTEE CHARGES



 

1. Discussion and Possible Vote on a Charge for the Boylston Street Corridor Study Committee.

2. Discussion and Possible Vote on a Charge for the Small Business Committee.


12.

SUSTAINABILITY UPDATE



 

Recommendations from Zoe Lynn, the Town’s Sustainability Program Administrator, for next steps following the first biannual Sustainability & Climate Summit.


13.

Postponed

E-SCOOTERS UPDATE



 

Presentation and mid-point review of the E-Scooter PILOT Program.


14.

ELECTRIC SCOOTER PILOT PROGRAM



 

Possible approval of an Interim Operating Agreement with Skinny Labs, Inc. dba SPIN to participate in the Brookline E-Scooter Pilot Program.


15.

NOISE BY-LAW WAIVER



Approximately 7:15 PM

Public Hearing on the Noise By Law request from the DPW relating to contract PW/19-06 "Fiber Reinforced Rubberized & Microsurfacing".


16.

NOISE BY-LAW WAIVER - NATIONAL GRID



Approximately 7:30 PM

Public hearing on the request of National Grid for a Noise Bylaw Waiver in connection with work to be done to install a gas main from 57 Babcock Street to the intersection of Harvard Street.


17.

GRANT OF LOCATIONS - CROWN CASTLE



Approximately 8:00 PM

Question of approving the petition of Crown Castle NG East, LLC for permission to construct, and a location for, such a line of conduits and manholes with the necessary cables therein under the following public way:

Beacon Street – conduit northeasterly from MH 15660 approximately 84 feet southwest of the intersection with Powell Street a distance of about 54 feet and one new handhole to existing node pole 0162


18.

GRANT OF LOCATION - NSTAR



Approximately 8:00 PM

Question of approving the petition of NStar Electric Company d/b/a Eversource Energy for permission to construct, and a location for, such a line of conduits and manholes with the necessary cables therein under the following public way:

Brookline Avenue – conduit northeasterly and southeasterly from MH 23215 approximately 172 feet northeast of Washington Street a distance of about 66 feet to 700 Brookline Avenue


19.

Postponed

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - APPOINTMENTS



 

Reappointments/Appointments to the following Boards and Commissions:

Human Resources Board

Trustees of Walnut Hills

Brookline Commission for Women

Board of Examiners

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 Sarah Kaplan, 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.









































































 SELECT BOARD

 




























































CALENDAR

FOR

07/09/2019

SELECT BOARD’S HEARING ROOM

                   




1.

OPEN SESSION



5:30 PM

Question of whether the Select Board shall enter into Executive Session for the purposes described in agenda items 2 and 3 below.


2.

EXECUTIVE SESSION - REAL PROPERTY



 

Proposed Executive Session to consider the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property for 62 Harvard Street, and 2 Clark Road (Maimonides School), if the chair declares that an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the negotiating position of the public body.


3.

EXECUTIVE SESSION - EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES



 

Question of approving the following executive session Joint meetings with Newbury College Acquisition Advisory Committee:

May 1, 2019

May 6, 2019

May 8, 2019

May 15, 2019

May 24, 2019


4.

ANNOUNCEMENTS/UPDATES

6:00 PM

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


5.

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


6.

MISCELLANEOUS

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


6.A

 

Question of approving the minutes of June 11, 2019

Question of approving the minutes of June 18, 2019

Question of approving the minutes of May 1, 2019

Question of approving the minutes of May 6, 2019

Question of approving the minutes of May 8, 2019

Question of approving the minutes of May 15, 2019

Question of approving the minutes of May 24, 2019 


6.B

 

Question of approving and executing the following documents related to the construction of the new Brookline High School Expansion located at 111 Cypress Street as well as certain improvements to the MBTA Brookline Hills Station:

• License for Entry granting access onto MBTA property

• Easement Agreement between MBTA and Town of Brookline

• Improvements Agreement between MBTA and Town of Brookline


6.C

 

Question of approving Extra Work Order No. 1 in connection to contract PW/19-05 "Mill & Overlay of Winchester Street - Reconstruction of Fire Station 5 Parking Lot - Reconstruction of Muddy River Path", in the amount of $9,998.66 with Fred DeRoma & Sons, Roslindale MA.


6.D

 

Question of approving the application of Alternate Manager(s) Joseph Gionet, Jason Anthony Knight, Steven Arduino, and Nicole Tierney all for Trader Joe’s 501 d/b/a Trader Joe’s located at 1317 Beacon Street.


6.E

 

Question of approving the application of Alternate Manager Scott Riebling for Stoked Pizza Brookline LLC d/b/a Stoked Wood Fired Pizza at 1632 Beacon Street.


6.F

 

Question of approving the application for a change in D/B/A from Beta Two Group, LLC d/b/a The Regal Beagle to Beta Two Group, LLC d/b/a Parlour at 308 Harvard.  Beta Two Group, LLC is a holder of an All Kinds Common Victualler License.


6.G

 

Question of granting a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages Non-Sales License to The Larz Anderson Auto Museum to be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 for a Corporate Summer Party from 11:00AM – 5:00PM at 15 Newton Street.


7.

CALENDAR

Review and potential vote on Calendar Items


8.

RESERVE FUND TRANSFER



 

Question of approving and transmitting to the Advisory Committee the request from Fire Chief, John Sullivan, for a Reserve Fund Transfer in the amount of $240,322.00 associated with payroll deficit.

  • Question of approving the following four (4) transfers within the Fire Department appropriation:

From: 22002050 522070 Services $24,943.81

To:     22002060 510101 Salaries  $24, 943.81

From: 22002050 534230 Supplies  $24,556.48

To:     22002060 510101 Salaries   $24,556.48

From: 22002060 551099 Other Charges $6,680.49

To:     22002060 510101   Salaries $6,680.49

From: 22002060 5A0001 Capital $31,362.22

To: 22002060 510101 Salaries     $31, 362.22


9.

PERSONNEL - LIBRARY DEPARTMENT



 

Question of filling the following vacancies within the Library Department:

Librarian III: Supervisor of Youth Services (K-08)

Assistant Branch Manager/Librarian II (K-07)

Reference Librarian II Special Collections (K-07)


10.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT UPDATE



 

The Planning Department, Economic Development will provide a presentation on Commercial Districts.


11.

COMMITTEE CHARGES



 

1. Discussion and Possible Vote on a Charge for the Boylston Street Corridor Study Committee.

2. Discussion and Possible Vote on a Charge for the Small Business Committee.


12.

SUSTAINABILITY UPDATE



 

Recommendations from Zoe Lynn, the Town’s Sustainability Program Administrator, for next steps following the first biannual Sustainability & Climate Summit.


13.

E-SCOOTERS UPDATE



 

Presentation and mid-point review of the E-Scooter PILOT Program.


14.

ELECTRIC SCOOTER PILOT PROGRAM



 

Possible approval of an Interim Operating Agreement with Skinny Labs, Inc. dba SPIN to participate in the Brookline E-Scooter Pilot Program.


15.

NOISE BY-LAW WAIVER



Approximately 7:15 PM

Public Hearing on the Noise By Law request from the DPW relating to contract PW/19-06 "Fiber Reinforced Rubberized & Microsurfacing".


16.

NOISE BY-LAW WAIVER - NATIONAL GRID



Approximately 7:30 PM

Public hearing on the request of National Grid for a Noise Bylaw Waiver in connection with work to be done to install a gas main from 57 Babcock Street to the intersection of Harvard Street.


17.

GRANT OF LOCATION - CROWN CASTLE



Approximately 8:00 PM

Question of approving the petition of Crown Castle NG East, LLC for permission to construct, and a location for, such a line of conduits and manholes with the necessary cables therein under the following public way:

Beacon Street – conduit northeasterly from MH 15660 approximately 84 feet southwest of the intersection with Powell Street a distance of about 54 feet and one new handhole to existing node pole 0162


18.

GRANT OF LOCATION - NSTAR



Approximately 8:00 PM

Question of approving the petition of NStar Electric Company d/b/a Eversource Energy for permission to construct, and a location for, such a line of

conduits and manholes with the necessary cables therein under the following public way:

Brookline Avenue – conduit northeasterly and southeasterly from MH 23215 approximately 172 feet northeast of Washington Street a distance of about 66 feet to 700 Brookline Avenue


19.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - APPOINTMENTS



 

Reappointments/Appointments to the following Boards and Commissions:

Human Resources Board

Trustees of Walnut Hills

Brookline Commission for Women

Board of Examiners

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 Sarah Kaplan, 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.