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Date:
September 24, 2019
Time:
5:30 PM
Time Details:
5:30 PM Executive Session 6:30 PM Public Session
Location:
Town Hall Selectmen's Hearing Room
Address:
333 Washington Street
6th Floor

Brookline, MA 02445
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Select Board Meeting September 24, 2019 6th floor Hearing Room at 5:30 PM

Tuesday, September 24, 2019


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SELECT BOARD

CALENDAR

FOR

09/24/2019

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 to discuss strategy with respect to litigation if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the litigating position of the public body and the chair so declares.

2.

EXECUTIVE SESSION - LITIGATION

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

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

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

3.Hancock Village I, LLC v. Town of Brookline, Land Ct. No. 18 PS 000192

3.

ANNOUNCEMENTS/UPDATES

6:30 PM

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

4.

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

5.

MISCELLANEOUS

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

5.A.

Question of approving change Order No. 8, Pre GMP Early Bid Package with Skanska USA Building Inc., in the amount of $4,399,529.00 in connection with the Brookline High School Expansion Project.

5.B.

Question of approving Amendment No. 3, Continuation of Utility Expediter Services, with Hill International, in the amount of $40,000.00 in connection with the Brookline High School Expansion Project.

5.C.

Question of approving Amendment No. 12, MBTA requested design services, with William Rawn Associates, in the amount of $36,102.00 in connection with the Brookline High School Expansion Project.

5.D.

Question of approving Contract PW/20/10 " Bicycle Improvements on Ivy Street and Saint Mary's Street" with Highway Safety Systems, Inc., Rockland Mass, in the amount of 11,480.00.

5.E.

Question of approving Amendment No. 1 related to Contract PW/15-15 “Back Landfill Corrective Action Design and Permitting" with CDM Smith, in the amount of $79,983.00.

5.F.

Question of granting  a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages License to W2K, LLC to be held on Friday, September 27, 2019 for a Gallery Event from 7:00PM – 11:00PM at 1404A Beacon Street

5.G.

Question of granting the following Temporary All Kinds Beverages Non-Sales License to The Larz Anderson Auto Museum, 15 Newton Street:

October 11, 2019 for a Wedding Reception from 4PM – 11PM

October 12, 2019 for a Wedding Reception from 5:30PM –11PM

October 13, 2019 for a Wedding Reception from 5:00PM – 11PM

6.

CALENDAR

Review and potential vote on Calendar Items

7.

NATIONAL ACCREDITATION -DPW

Commissioner Pappastergion will update the Select Board on the Department of Public Works recent National Accreditation by the American Public Works Association (APWA).

8.

GRANT OF LOCATIONS

Public Hearing Approximately 7:00 PM

Public Hearing on 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:

1. Beacon Street – conduit northeasterly from existing MH15660 a distance of about 50 feet to existing MH3259 at the intersection with Powell Street and continuing northeasterly a distance of about 16 feet thence turning and running northwesterly a distance of about 73 feet to Powell Street

Powell Street – conduit northwesterly from Beacon Street a distance of about 160 feet and one handhole thence turning and running southwesterly a distance of about 41 feet to 1180 Beacon Street

2. Beacon Street – conduit southerly from pole 140/17 on the northeast corner of the intersection with St. Paul Street a distance of about 131 feet to existing MH 3262 and one new handhole

9.

GRANT OF LOCATIONS

Public Hearing Approximately 7:00 PM

Public Hearing on the petition of National Grid for permission to construct, and a location for gas mains and other structures under the following public way(s):

Norfolk Road – gas main northwesterly from Boylston Street a distance of about 285 feet thence turning and running northeasterly a distance of about 28 feet to Crafts Road

Crafts Road – gas main northeasterly from Norfolk Road a distance of about 685 feet to Circuit Road

Circuit Road – gas main northwesterly from Crafts Rd a distance of about 245 feet to Spooner Road

Spooner Road – gas main northeasterly from Circuit Road a distance of about 1,375 feet to Reservoir Road

Reservoir Road – gas main northeasterly from Spooner Road a distance of about 28 feet to the existing 12” gas main at intersection with Spooner Road

10.

GRANT OF LOCATIONS

Public Hearing Approximately 7:00 PM

Public Hearing on 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:

1. Auburn Street – conduit southwesterly from pole 7/7 approximately 70 feet northwest of Auburn Place on the southwesterly side a distance of about 7 feet to the customer’s private property

2. Ivy Street – conduit northeasterly and southeasterly from existing MH4006 at the intersection with Essex Street a distance of about 311 to a new MH30213 at the intersection with Prescott Street

Prescott Street – conduit northerly from new MH30213 at the intersection with Ivy Street a distance of about 108 feet thence turning and running westerly 11 feet to 35 Prescott Street

11.

WARRANT ARTICLES

Public Hearing Approximately 7:30 PM

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

Article 7 - Pavement Markings (Miller)

Article 24 - Citizens Complaints (Conquest)

Article 31 - Climate Change - (Milner-Brage)

12.

LIQUOR LICENSE ALL KINDS COMMON VICTUALLER - NEW

Public Hearing Approximately 8:00 pm

Question of approving the application of an All Kinds Common Victualler for Brookline Food & Beverage LLC d/b/a Emerald Bar at 700 Brookline Ave.  Proposed manager of record John Mitchell, Jr.  Hours of operation will be Monday to Saturday 11:00AM – 12:00AM and Sunday 12:00PM – 12:00AM.  Seating for 76 seats.

Request of approving the application for Alternate Manager Richard Roberto for Brookline Food & Beverage LLC d/b/a Emerald Bar at 700 Brookline Ave.

13.

FOOD VENDOR LICENSE

Question of approving the application of New Food Vendor for PlanIt Eats Fairhaven d/b/a PlanIt Eats Brookline at 1038 Beacon Street. Hours of operation will be Monday to Sunday 8:00AM – 8:00PM.

14.

COMMON VICTUALLER LICENSE/ENTERTAINMENT

Question of approving the application of New Common Victualler license for Didi Beacon Street Brookline, LLC. d/b/a Dumpling Daughter at 1309 Beacon Street. Proposed manager is Nadia Spellman. Hours of operation will be Monday to Sunday 11:00am – 9:00pm. Hours alcohol allowed Monday to Saturday 11:00am – 9:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm – 9:00pm.  Seating for 49 seats.

Request of approving the application for a New Entertainment License for Didi Beacon Street Brookline, LLC. d/b/a Dumpling Daughter at 1309 Beacon Street. Radio playing Monday – Sunday 11:00am – 9:00pm

15.

COMMON VICTUALLER/ENTERTAINMENT

Question of approving the application of New Common Victualler for Superrich Inc. d/b/a Thai Thai Kitchen at 6 Cypress Street.  Hours of operation will be Monday to Thursday 11:30AM – 9:30PM, Friday and Saturday 11:30AM  - 10:00PM, Sunday 3:30PM – 9:30PM. Seating for 10 seats.

Request of approving the application for a New Entertainment License for Superrich Inc. d/b/a Thai Thai Kitchen at 6 Cypress Street. Radio playing and Television 7 days a week.

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.