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Date:
October 22, 2019
Time:
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:
Town Hall Selectmen's Hearing Room
Address:
333 Washington Street
6th Floor

Brookline, MA 02445
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Select Board Meeting 10/22/19

Tuesday, October 22, 2019


1.

       5:30 PM      

ANNOUNCEMENTS/UPDATES

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 pparks@brooklinema.gov. The full Policy on Public Comment is available at http://www.brooklinema.gov/376/Meeting-Policies

 

MISCELLANEOUS

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3A.

 

 

3B.



3C.



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6.     Public

        Hearing

       Approximately

       6:45 PM

        

7.     Public

        Hearing

       Approximately

       7:00PM

 







8.     Public

        Hearing

       Approximately

       7:15PM




9.     Public

        Hearing

       Approximately

       8:00PM




















10.

         

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

Question of authorizing and approving a Memorandum of Agreement with Revocable License by and between the Town of Brookline and SCS Development LLC for installation and maintenance of a landscaped area along the property line of Boylston Street Playground and 199-201 Boylston Street Property.

Question of acceptance a payment in the amount of $5,000 from Babcock Place LLC for the planting of trees in connection with the comprehensive permit for 134-138 Babcock Street Project.

Question of authorizing the Town to submit a grant application to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program FY21 MVP Action Grant for funding to support an Urban Forest Climate Resiliency Master Plan.

Question  of granting a temporary liquor license to Larz Anderson Auto Museum in connection with the following events to be held at 15 Newton Street:

Wine/Malt Beverages Non-Sales

November 1, 2019     Annual Club Dinner

6:00pm – 11:00pm

November 9, 2019     Wedding

1:00pm – 7:00pm

All Kinds of Alcoholic Beverages

November 2, 2019       50th Anniversary Party

11:00am – 6:00pm

Question of approving the following transfer within the Information Technology appropriation:

From:  19001941 ITD 525001

             Telephone and Telegraph      $5,000

To:       19001941 ITD 551099

              Education/Training               $5,000

CALDENDAR

Review and potential vote on Calendar Items.

HUMAN RESOURCES

Question of authorizing the filling of the following vacancy in the Human Resources Department:

      Leave and Disability Benefits Specialists – Grade T-06

DRISCOLL SCHOOL

 Question of placing a debt exclusion question on a town-wide election ballot for the Driscoll School project.





 
 GRANT OF LOCATION

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

Harvard Street – gas main southwesterly from the existing 36 inch gas main at the intersection with Fuller Street a distance of about 57 feet to Fuller Street.

Fuller Street – gas main southwesterly from Harvard Street a distance of about 78 feet to 420 Harvard Street.

 

 

NETA MARIJUANA LICENSE

Extended Hours Review relative to the license issued to NETA, to Operate as a Marijuana Retailer at 160 Washington Street, Eric Holler, Manager.

 

 

WARRANT ARTICLES

Public Hearing and possible vote on the following November 19, 2019 Fall Town Meeting Articles:

Article 13 – Amend Section 4.07 of the Town’s Zoning By-law to allow Accessory Ground-Mounted Solar Photovoltaic  Installations (Planning Department, et al)

Article 14 – Amend Section 6.04 of the Zoning Bylaw pertaining to electric vehicle parking (Ananian TMM10), et al)

Article 15 – Amend Section 6.02 of the Zoning By-law to eliminate minimum parking requirements and establish maximum parking ratios for storefront uses within the Transit Parking Overlay District (TPOD) (Pehlke, TMM2, et al)

Article 16 – Resolution pertaining to E-Scooters and other micro-mobility devices (Warren, TMM 1, et al)

Article 19 – Amend the Town’s Zoning By-law to allow Accessory Dwelling Units (Blood)

Article 20 – Amend the Town’s Zoning By-Law to allow Micro Unit Dwellings in the Coolidge Corner General Business

District (Zuker)



WARRANT ARTICLES

Question of voting on the following November 19, 2019 Fall Town Meeting Warrant  Articles:

Article 12 – Authorization to enter into Solar Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for rooftop solar photovoltaic installations on certain Town properties (Select Board)

Article 17 – Resolution pertaining to Open Air Parking Licenses and Electric Vehicle Charging Outlets (Ananian, TMM10, et al)

Article 22 – Amend Article 8.31 of the Town’s General By-laws to prohibit the use of gasoline in powered leaf blowers, (Warner)

Article 26 – Rename the Coolidge Corner School the “Florida Ruffin Ridley School”  (School Committee, et al)

Article 27 - Rename the Coolidge Corner School the “Ethel Weiss School” (Ruttman)

Article 28 – Rename the Coolidge Corner School the “Robert I. Sperber School” (Selwyn, TMM13)

STM - Article 1 – Authorize the Select Board to petition the state legislature to allow the Town to lower the voting age to 16 years old in municipal elections.  (Select Board)