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Date:
February 11, 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 February 11, 2020 6th floor hearing room at 5:00 pm

Tuesday, February 11, 2020


SELECT BOARD

CALENDAR

FOR

02/11/2020

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 - 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.

 


EXECUTIVE SESSION - EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES

Question of approving the following Executive Session minutes:

January 21, 2020

January 28, 2020

3.

ANNOUNCEMENTS/UPDATES

 

6:00 PM

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

 

 Update on the Status of the former Newbury College Campus

 

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 the following Select Board minutes:

Monday, January 27, 2020

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

 

5.B.

Question of accepting a grant from the City of Boston in the amount of $60,000.00 to support the Emergency Preparedness Buddies Program. The Office seeks to appropriate $60,000 of awarded grant funds into 5100SH51 - UASI EP Buddies. This will support program goals to assist the elderly and adults with access and functional needs prepare for and respond to emergency situations.

 

5.C.

Question of accepting a grant from the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) in the amount of $7,500.00. The Office seeks the awarded grant funds to be appropriated for the Medical Reserve Corps.

 

5.D.

Question of authorization to execute and approve a lease purchase of a total of $3,825,500 of communications equipment for Public Safety (Police and Fire), with Motorola Solutions, Inc. with an annual cost of $830,313.29 for 5 years, with an interest rate of 2.79%.

 

5.E.

Question of approving the contract between the Town of Brookline and Acme Waterproofing for the work of the Water Garage slab repairs in the amount of $486,760.00.

 

5.F.

Question of approving a parade permit for the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk on Sunday, October 4, 2020.

 

5.G

Question of approving a charge to the Surveillance Technology and Military Type Equipment Study Committee to study the issues associated with the Town’s acquisition, use, and promotion of smartphone apps, and other software, and make recommendations on policy and best practices.

 

5.H

Question of approving the following Temporary All Alcohol Beverages Non Sales License to The Larz Anderson Auto Museum at 15 Newton Street:

 

Saturday, February 15, 2020 for Post Wedding Party from 6:00PM – 10:00PM

February 27, 2020 for Retirement Party from 5:30PM – 9:30PM

 

 

5.I.

Question of approving the following Temporary All Alcohol Beverages Sales License to Pine Manor College at 400 Heath Street:

 

February 27, 2020 for a Retirement Party from 4:00PM – 10:00PM

March 21, 2020 for a 60th Birthday Party from 7:00PM – 11:00PM

March 28, 2020 for a Wedding from 5:00PM – 11:00PM

April 4, 2020 for a Wedding from 5:00PM – 10:00PM

 

5.J.

Question of approving a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages Sales License to Allium Market to be held on Friday, February 14, 2020 for Cheese Class from 7:00PM – 10:00PM at 1330 Beacon Street.

6.

CALENDAR

 

Review and potential vote on Calendar Items

7.

AUTHORIZATION TO HIRE - RECREATION

 


Question of authorization to fill the position of Recreation Leader (GN-7) for the Department of Public Works in the Recreation Division.

8.

LEAF BLOWER POLICY

 


Question of approving regulations for leaf blower control including an annual permit fee.

9.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - INTERVIEWS

 


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

 

Surveillance Technology and Military Type Equipment Committee

Salvatore D'Agostino

 

Boylston Street Corridor Study Committee

Thomas Nally

Mark Lewis

Edward Tad Campion

Fred Perry

Rachna Balakrishna

10.

ALL ALCOHOL COMMON VICTUALLER LICENSE

 


Public Hearing Approximately 8:00 PM

Question of approving a Change of Category for Zaftigs Inc. d/b/a Zaftigs from a Wine and Malt License to an All Alcoholic Beverages License to Expose, Keep for Sale and To Sell All Kinds of Alcoholic Beverages to Be Drunk on the Premises, at 335 Harvard Street

11.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - APPOINTMENTS

 


Question of making appointments to the Commission for Diversity Inclusion & Community Relations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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