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Date:
September 17, 2019
Time:
5:30 PM
Time Details:
EXECUTIVE SESSION 5:30 PM PUBLIC SESSION 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 September 17, 2019 6th Floor Hearing Room at 5:30 pm CALENDAR 2

Tuesday, September 17, 2019


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SELECT BOARD

CALENDAR II

ADDITION TO ITEM 3 (3A)

FOR

09/17/2019

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, 3 and 4.

 

2.

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.

 

3.

EXECUTIVE SESSION - LITIGATION

 

 

 

Proposed Executive Session for the purpose of discussing strategy with respect the following litigation:

Taxpayers Concerned for Baldwin v. Town of Brookline, et al., Superior Court Case No. 1882-CV-01517 and

Neighbors of Baldwin v. Town of Brookline and the Transportation Board of Brookline, Superior Court Case No. 1982-CV-00252

3A. Hancock Village I, LLCv. Town of Brookline, Land Ct. No. 18 PS 0001921

 

4.

EXECUTIVE SESSION - EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES

 

 

 

Question of approving the following Executive session minutes:

August 6, 2019

September 3, 2019

 

5.

ANNOUNCEMENTS/UPDATES

6:30 PM

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

 

6.

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

 

7.

MISCELLANEOUS

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

 

7.A

 

Question of approving the minutes of September 3, 2019.

 

7.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: 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

 

7.C

 

Question of approving a contract with WES Construction Corp, Halifax Mass, in the amount of $340,000.00 for insulation upgrades at the Coolidge Corner School.

 

7.D

 

Question of approving a contract with Enterprise Equipment Co., Inc., Weymouth MA, in the amount of $107,800.00 for HVAC Upgrades at the Coolidge Corner School.

 

7.E

 

Question of granting a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages License to Pine Manor College to be held on Sunday, October 27, 2019 for a Wedding from 3:00PM – 8:00PM at 400 Heath Street.

 

7.F

 

Question of granting a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages License to First Parish of Brookline to be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019 for a Wedding from 3:00PM- 9:00PM at 382 Walnut Street.

 

7.G

 

Question of granting a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages License to W2K, LLC to be held on Friday, September 20, 2019 for a Gallery Event from 7:00PM – 11:00PM at 1404A Beacon Street.

 

7.H

 

Question of granting a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages Sales License to Pennypackers Fine Food to be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019 for a Wedding from 5:00PM – 10:00PM at 382 Walnut Street.

 

8.

CALENDAR

Review and potential vote on Calendar Items

 

9.

PERSONNEL - HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

 

 

Question of authorizing the filling of the following vacant position within the Health and Human Services Department:

Substance Abuse Prevention Counselor (T-04)

 

10.

BAA HALF MARATHON

 

 

 

Stuart Wall of the BAA will appear to request a Special Use Permit for the running of the 2019 BAA Half Marathon scheduled for Sunday, October 13, 2019.

 

11.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - INTERVIEWS

 

 

 

The following candidates for appointment/reappointment to Boards and Commissions will appear for interview:

 

 

 

Diversity, Inclusion and Community Relations Commission:

Mariah Nobrega

Eloise Lawrence

 

12.

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY

 

 

 

Question of establishing that the second Monday of October henceforth be commemorated as Indigenous Peoples Day in Brookline, as outlined in Article 20 of the Fall 2017 Town Meeting Resolution.

 

 

13.

FALL TOWN MEETING

 

 

Approximately 7:00 pm

Public hearing and possible vote on the following November 19, 2019 Fall Town Meeting articles:

Article 8 - Water and Sewer Senior Discount (Select Board)

Article 11- Kerrigan Place (DPW)

Article 12 - Solar PPA Roofs (Select Board)

Article 4- 4 Section Driscoll (Ananian) 

Article 17 - Open Air EV (Ananian)

Article 22- Leaf Blowers Prohibit Gas (Warner)

Article 23 - Leaf Blowers Private Property (Warner)

 

14.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - APPOINTMENTS

 

 

 

Question of making appointments/reappointments to the following Boards and Commissions:

Diversity, Inclusion and Community Relations

Commission for Women

Pierce School Building Committee

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