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Addition to agenda items 1 & 2
SELECT BOARD’S HEARING ROOM
Question on whether the Select Board shall enter into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing litigation strategy in the matters of Gerald Alston v. Town of Brookline, Civil Service Commission No. D1-16-170, and Gerald Alston v. Town of Brookline et al. USDC CV-13987.
EXECUTIVE SESSION - LITIGATION
Proposed Executive Session for the purpose of discussing litigation strategy in the matters of Gerald Alston v. Town of Brookline, Civil Service Commission No. D1-16-170, and Gerald Alston v. Town of Brookline et al. USDC CV-13987.
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 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.
Question of approving the minutes of September 3, 2019.
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: MBTA – 16043A granting access onto MBTA property
• Easement Agreement between MBTA and Town of Brookline
• Escrow Agreement between the MBTA, the Town of Brookline and the prospective escrow agent: Sherin and Lodgen LLP, to hold the Easement Agreement in escrow during construction
• Amendment to 1976 Parking Agreement removing Brookline Hills Station from the 1976 Agreement
Question of accepting a grant in the amount of $240,966.00 from the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) Green Communities Division, to fund LED lighting projects.
Question of accepting a grant in the amount of $146,328.00 from Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) for Professional Development training.
Question of approving a Temporary All Kinds Beverages Sales License to The Hellenic Association of Boston to be held on Saturday, October 5, 2019 for a Birthday Party from 6:00PM – 11:00PM at 162 Goddard Ave.
Question of approving a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages Sales License to Pennypackers Fine Food to be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019 for a Wedding from 5:00PM – 10:00PM at 382 Walnut Street.
Question of approving the following Temporary All Kinds Beverages Sales License to Pine Manor College, 400 Heath Street:
Sunday, November 10, 2019 for a Wedding from 4:30PM – 8:30PM
Sunday, December 6, 2019 for a 50th Anniversary Party from 5:00PM – 10:30PM
Question of approving the application of Alternate Manager Joseph Gionet, Jason Anthony Knight, Steven Arduino, and Nicole Tierney for Trader Joe’s 501 d/b/a Trader Joe’s located at 1317 Beacon Street.
Review and potential vote on Calendar Items
Question of approving the filling of the following four (4) vacancies within the Library Department:
Library Business Manager (KA-05)
Library Assistant 2: Youth Services (K-02)
Librarian 3: Branch Supervisor (K-08)
Library Assistant 3: Youth Services (K-03)
Question of approving the filling of the following eleven (11) vacancies within the Police Department:
Police Officers (8) (P-1)
Police Lieutenant (1) (P-03)
Police Sergeant (1) (P-02)
E911 Dispatcher (1) (ETD)
Question of authorizing the filling of the following vacancy within the Recreation Department:
Recreation Leader II ( GN-8)
NEWBURY COLLEGE ZONING COMMITTEE
Question of appointing members to the Newbury Committee, and possible revisions to the Committee Charge.
BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - APPOINTMENTS
Question of making appointments to the following Boards and Commissions:
Small Business Development Committee
FALL TOWN MEETING WARRANT ARTICLES
Public hearing and possible vote on the following November 19, 2019 Fall Town Meeting Articles:
Article 1 - Unpaid Bills (Select Board)
Article 2 - Collective bargaining (Human Resources)
Article 10- Campaigns Committee (Select Board)
Article 32 - Chairman to Chair (Gordon, Margolis)
Article 33 – Replace inhabitants and citizen terms (Neil Gordon)
Article 34 – Board Qualifications ( Neil Gordon)
SPECIAL TOWN MEETING WARRANT ARTICLE
Question of calling a Special Town Meeting within the November 19, 2019 Town Meeting.
NOISE BY-LAW WAIVER
Public Hearing Approximately 7:30 PM
Question of approving a Noise Bylaw Waiver request from Skanska USA Building, for work to be performed at the Unified Arts Building parking lot on the following dates:
September 16th and September 17th
September 20th and September 23rd
OPEN AIR PARKING LICENSE
Public Hearing Approximately 8:00 PM
Question of approving a transfer of ownership of a license for Janice Hoffman to conduct and maintain an open-air parking lot with an area of about 10,240 square feet at 195 Rawson Street, Brookline, MA for 20 (Twenty) automobiles.
COMMON VICTUALLER LICENSE/ ENTERTAINMENT
Question of approving the application of New Common Victualler for Vancarelle Corporation d/b/a Bottega Fiorentina at 313 B Harvard Street. Hours of operation will be Monday to Sunday 11:00AM – 9:00PM. Seating for 12 seats.
Question of approving the application for a New Entertainment License for Vancarelle Corporation d/b/a Bottega Fiorentina at 313 B Harvard Street. Radio 7 days a week.
LIQUOR LICENSE ALL KINDS COMMON VICTUALLER - NEW
Question of approving the application of New All Kinds Common Victualler license under Chapter 268 Acts of 2018 for Brookline Sky, Inc. d/b/a Omori at 195 Washington Street. Proposed manager of record is Hanks Lee Lin. Hours of operation will be Monday to Sunday 11:00am – 1:00am. Hours of alcohol service Monday to Saturday 11:00am – 1:00am, Sunday 12:00pm – 1:00am. Seating for 40 seats.
Question of approving the application of Alternate Manager Henderson Li for Brookline Sky, Inc. d/b/a Omori at 195 Washington Street.
Question of approving the application outdoor seating for 18 seats
Question of approving the application for a New Entertainment License for Brookline Sky, Inc. d/b/a Omori at 195 Washington Street. Radio playing Monday – Sunday 11:00am – 1:00am
CHANGE IN D/B/A
Question of approving the application of Change of D/B/A from Three Treasures Concept D/B/A Gourmet Garden to Three Treasures Concept D/B/A Xiang's Hunan Kitchen, 1032 Commonwealth Ave.
1. Question of approving the application of Change of D/B/A from Three Treasures Concept D/B/A Gourmet Garden to Three Treasures Concept D/B/A Xiang's Hunan Kitchen, 1032 Commonwealth Ave.
2. Question of approving the application of Xiang's Hunan Kitchen, 1032 Commonwealth Ave., for a Change of Proposed Officers, Stock or Ownership Interest
3. Question of approving the application from Xiang's Hunan Kitchen for a change of manager from Haorong Xu to Zhichio Chang, and approving the application of Alternate Manager Kadder Baldassarre for Three Treasures Concept d/b/a Xiang's Hunan Kitchen, 1032 Commonwealth Ave.
4. Question of approving the application from Xiang's Hunan Kitchen for a change of hours
Monday-Saturday 11:30am-12:30am Sunday-12N-12:30am
Hours of operation: Sunday – Thursday 11am – 10pm, Friday & Sat 11am- 11pm
All days closed 3:30pm- 4:30pm
Alcohol Serving Hours: Monday – Thursday 11am – 10pm, Friday & Sat 11am- 11pm Sunday 12noon – 10pm
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