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Date:
January 7, 2020
Time:
5:00 PM
Time Details:
Executive Session 5:00 PM Open Session 6:00 PM
Location:
Town Hall Selectmen's Hearing Room
Address:
333 Washington Street
6th Floor

Brookline, MA 02445
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Select Board Meeting Janaury 7, 2020 6th Floor Hearing Room at 5:00 PM

Tuesday, January 7, 2020


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SELECT BOARD

 

CALENDAR

FOR

01/07/2020

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

 

 

 

5:00 PM

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

 

2.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION - VALUE OF REAL PROPERTY

 

 

 

 

Proposed Executive Session for the purpose of considering the purchase, exchange, lease or value of the real property of Newbury College located at 110,117, 124, and 150 Fisher Avenue, 124 and 125 Holland Avenue, and 146 Hyslop Road, Brookline, Massachusetts, 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 Select Board minutes:

 

September 10, 2019

September 17, 2019

September 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 following Select Board minutes:

 

 September 24, 2019

 October 1, 2019

 October 7, 2019

 

 

6.B.

 

Question of accepting a gift in the amount of $500.00 from the Korean Church of Boston, 32 Harvard Street, Brookline, to support the Youth Police Initiative program.

 

 

6.C.

 

Question of authorizing the Chair to execute a Request for Release of Funds and Certification on behalf of the Brookline Housing Authority in advance of its Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) financing plan submission to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the proposed Theresa Morse Apartments project.

 

 

6.D.

 

Question of approving a Temporary All Kinds Beverages Non-Sales License to The Larz Anderson Auto Museum to be held on Friday, January 10, 2020 for a holiday party from 6:00 P.M. – 11:00 P.m. at 15 Newton Street.

 

7.

 

CALENDAR

 

 

Review and potential vote on Calendar Items

 

 

8.

 

20th ANNIVERSARY OF CHINA EXCHANGE PROGRAM

 

 

 

 

Question of approving the proclamation in support of the Brookline-X’ian China Exchange Program for its 20th anniversary.

 

 

 

 

 

9.

 

AUTHORIZATION TO HIRE-POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

 

 

 

Question of authorization to fill the following vacancies in the Police Department:

 

• Part Time Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Administrative Assistant

• Police Lieutenant

• Police Sergeant

 

10.

 

AUTHORIZATION TO HIRE - DPW

 

 

 

 

Question of authorization to fill the following vacancies in the Department of Public Works:

 

• Two (2) Motor Equipment Operator #2 LN-03

• Horticulture Supervisor GN-09

• Pipelayer/Laborer LN-02

• Gardener/Laborer LN-02

 

11.

 

AUTHORIZATION TO HIRE - COUNCIL ON AGING

 

 

 

 

Question of authorization to fill the following vacancy in for the Brookline Council on Aging:

• Van Driver GN-1810

 

12.

 

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - APPOINTMENTS

 

 

 

 

Question of making the following appointment to the Commission for Diversity Inclusion and Community Relations.

 

 

13.

 

CENSUS COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE

 

 

 

 

Question of adopting a Charge for the Census Complete Count Committee.

 

 

14.

 

INCLUSIVE CIVIC ENGAGEMENT BEST PRACTICES

 

 

 

 

Assistant Director of the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Relations, Caitlin Starr, will appear to present the Inclusive Brookline Civic Engagement Best Practices document.

 

 

 

15.

 

PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAX (AGREEMENT) WITH BRIGHAM AND WOMEN’S HOSPITAL

 

 

 

 

Question of approving a PILOT Agreement between the Town of Brookline and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Inc. for 830-850 Boylston Street

 

16.

 

NOISE BY-LAW WAIVER

 

 

 

Public Hearing approximately 7:15 PM

Public hearing: Question of approving the noise bylaw waiver request from Skanska USA Building, Inc. for Brookline High School Expansion work at 111 Cypress Street and MBTA Brookline Hills Station work at Tappan Street from January 22, 2020 to May 22, 2020, Weekdays: 7:01 P.M. – 6:59 A.m. and Weekends: 6:01 P.M. to 8:29 A.M.

 

17.

 

GRANT OF LOCATION

 

 

 

Public Hearing approximately 7:30 PM

Public hearing: Question of approving the petition by NStar Electric Company d/b/a Eversource for permission to construct a location for Warren Street – conduit running southeasterly and southwesterly from Boylston Street a distance of about 135 feet to new pole 9/57 approximately 15 feet northwest of existing pole JO 9/56 and remove existing pole ES 9/57 on the southwest corner of the intersection of Boylston Street and Warren Street.

 

18.

 

GRANT OF LOCATION

 

 

 

Public Hearing approximately  7:45 PM

Public hearing: Question of approving the petition by Boston University under their agreement with Verizon New England, Inc. requesting locations for two handholes on Lenox Street to pull fiber optic cables through the existing underground conduit that provides service to 10 Lenox Street.

 

19.

 

PROJECT ELIGIBILITY APPLICATION 209 HARVARD

 

 

 

Public Hearing approximately 8:00 PM

Public hearing to review an application for site approval that was submitted by  209 Harvard Development LLC to the Massachusetts Housing Partnership in order to apply for a Comprehensive Permit in accordance with MGL Chapter 40B.

 

20.

 

2020 ANNUAL TOWN MEETING/ELECTION SCHEDULE

 

 

 

 

Question of setting the dates for the 2020 Annual Town Election and 2020 Annual Town Meeting.

 

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