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Date:
January 28, 2020
Time:
5:00 PM
Time Details:
Executive Session 5:00 PM Public 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 January 28, 2020 6th floor Hearing Room at 5:00 PM

Tuesday, January 28, 2020


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SELECT BOARD

 

CALENDAR II
CHANGE TO ITEM 3 (ADDED YEAR)

FOR

01/28/2020

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, 3 and 4.

 

2.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION - 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 - LITIGATION

 

 

 

 

Proposed Executive Session to discuss strategy with respect to litigation for a claim involving a motor vehicle accident on June 9, 2019 if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining or litigating position of the public body and the chair so declares;

 

4.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION - EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES

 

 

 

 

Question of approving the following Executive Session minutes:

November 12, 2019

November 26, 2019

December 11, 2019

 

5.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS/UPDATES

             

6:00 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 following Select Board minutes:

 

January 7, 2020

January 14, 2020

 

 

7.B.

 

Question of authorization to apply for the FY20 Survey and Planning Grant for the Linden and Vernon/Harris Street Neighborhoods Survey.

 

 

7.C.

 

Question of approving Change Order No. 2 for the GMP12 Early Bid Package related to the “Brookline High School Expansion Project” with Skanska, USA in the amount of $7,349,790.

 

 

7.D.

 

Question of approving Amendment No. 13 for additional structural design services related to the “Brookline High School Expansion Project” with William Rawn Associates in the amount of $11,000.

 

 

7.E.

 

Question of replenishing the Capital Delivery Force Account related to work associated with the MBTA and the Brookline High School Expansion Project for Amendment No. 3 in the amount of $3,278,077.50.

 

 

7.F.

 

Question of awarding a contract to Acme Waterproofing Company for the Town of Brookline Water Garage Slab Repairs in the amount of $486,760.00.

 

 

 

 

7.G

 

Question of approving a pre-qualification committee to proceed with Construction Management at Risk with the following members: Heather Hamilton (Select Board), Helen Charlupski (School Committee), Kenneth Kaplan (Building Commission), Lynn Stapleton (Leftfield), Philip Gray (Jonathan Levi Architects).

 

 

7.H

 

Question of approving a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages Sales License to Allium Market to be held on Sunday, January 26, 2020 for a Cheese Class from 7:00PM – 10:00PM at 1330 Beacon Street.

 

 

7.I.

 

Question of approving a Temporary All Kinds Beverages Sales License to The Larz Anderson Auto Museum to be held on Saturday, February 8, 2020 for an Annual Member Party from 5:30 PM – 10:30 PM at 15 Newton Street.

 

 

7.J.

 

Question of approving a Temporary All Kinds Beverages Non-Sales License to The Larz Anderson Auto Museum to be held on Friday, January 31, 2020 for a Holiday Party from 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM at 15 Newton Street.

 

8.

 

CALENDAR

 

 

Review and potential vote on Calendar Items

 

9.

 

AUTHORIZATION TO HIRE - PUBLIC WORKS

 

 

 

 

Question of authorization to fill the position of Motor Equipment Repairperson (LN-06) for the Public Works Department in the division of Highway & Sanitation.

 

10.

 

AUTHORIZATION TO HIRE – PUBLIC WORKS

 

 

 

 

Question of authorization to fill the position of Director of Engineering & Transportation (D-06) for the Public Works Department in the Engineering division.

 

11.

 

AUTHORIZATION TO HIRE – PUBLIC WORKS

 

 

 

 

Question of authorization to fill the position of General Foreman (GN-13) for the Public Works Department in the Division of Parks and Open Space.

 

 

 

 

12.

 

AUTHORIZATION TO HIRE – PLANNING

 

 

 

 

Question of authorization to fill the position of Preservation Planner (T6) for the Department of Planning & Community Development in the Regulatory division.

 

13.

 

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - INTERVIEWS

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Cannabis Mitigation Advisory Committee

• Sam Levine

• Kerri Ann Tester

 

Brookline Village Parking Benefit District Advisory Board

• Kerri Ann Tester

• Daniel DeLoma

 

Naming Commission

• Pam Roberts

 

14.

 

BROOKLINE 5-YEAR CONSOLIDATED PLAN

 

 

 

Public Hearing Approximately 7:30 PM

Presentation from the Department of Planning and Community Development on the Town of Brookline’s 5-year Consolidated Plan related to federal grant opportunities including the Community Development Block Grant and HOME funds from The Department of Housing and Urban Development.

 

15.

 

GRANT OF LOCATION - EVERSOURCE

 

 

 

Public Hearing Approximately 8:00 pm

Question of approving the petition from 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:

 

Tappan Street – conduit southeasterly from pole 25/31 approximately 126 feet northwesterly of Greenough a distance of 130 feet to Greenough Street

 

Greenough Street – conduit southeasterly and northeasterly from Tappan Street a distance of 50 feet to MH 17993

 

 

 

16.

 

GRANT OF LOCATION – EXTENET

 

 

 

Public Hearing Approximately 8:00 pm

Question of approving the petition from Extenet Systems, Inc. for permission to install, and a location for such lines of conduits and manholes with the necessary cables therein and a location for new poles and attached equipment including antennae within the following rights of way:

 

Pleasant Street – conduit running southerly from Eversource MH 5809 at the intersection with Adams Street thence turning and running westerly distance of 33 feet to pole 1044; conduit running southerly from Verizon MH 38/319 at the intersection with Adams Street thence turning and running westerly distance of 56 feet to pole 1044; and replace pole 1044 (03704/11LAB)

 

Pleasant Street – conduit running southeasterly from Verizon MH 38/318 at the intersection with Elba Street thence turning and running southeasterly a distance of about 143 feet to Egmont Street (03705/12LAB)

 

Egmont Street – conduit running southeasterly from Egmont Street thence turning and running southerly a distance of about 366 feet to pole 1958; conduit running southeasterly from Eversource MH 13845 approximately 313 feet southeast of Egmont Street thence turning and running southerly a distance of about 50 to pole 1958; and replace pole 1958 (03705/12LAB)

 

17.

 

2019 STOREFRONT SURVEY & COOLIDGE CORNER BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT STEERING COMMITTEE UPDATE

 

 

 

 

Meredith Mooney, Economic Development and Long Term Planner, will present the 2019 Storefront Survey, as well as a recommendation from the Small Business Development Committee (SBDC) regarding the Coolidge Corner Business Improvement District (BID) Steering Committee.

 

18.

 

209 HARVARD STREET 40B PROJECT

 

 

 

 

Question of approving comments to the application that was submitted by 209 Harvard Development LLC to the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency (Mass Housing) in accordance with MGL Chapter 40B.

 

 

 

19.

 

FILING OF THE REAL ESTATE TRANSFER TAX

 

 

 

 

Question of approving the filing of a bill to authorize a Real Estate Transfer Tax in accordance with the Town Meeting vote under Article 9 of the Fall 2019 Special Town Meeting.

 

20.

 

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - APPOINTMENTS

 

 

 

 

Question of making appointments to the Brookline Commission for Women.

 

21.

 

SELECT BOARD’S FY2021 BUDGET OBJECTIVES

 

 

 

 

Question of approving the Select Board’s FY2021 Budget Objectives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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