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Date:
February 18, 2020
Time:
5:00 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 18, 2020 6th floor Hearing Room at 5:00 pm

Tuesday, February 18, 2020


SELECT BOARD

CALENDAR II

(postponed 3D, language change 8, addition 10)

FOR

02/18/2020

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.

ANNOUNCEMENTS/UPDATES

5:00 PM

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


3.

MISCELLANEOUS

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


3.A.

Question of approving the following Select Board minutes:

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Tuesday, February 11, 2020


3.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.


3.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.


3.D.

Postponed

Question of approving the following transfer from the Patrol Division of the Police Department's permanent full time budget line to the Uniforms and Protective clothing budget line, the budgeted Capital line for Leased Computer Equipment, the Education/Training Conference and Motor Vehicle/Equipment repairs and maintenance budget lines.


3.E.

Question of accepting a grant from the State's 911 grant program in the amount of $25,281.90 that covers the costs associated with training and certification of enhanced 911 Tele-communicators.


3.F.

Question of accepting a grant from the Lauren Dunne Astley Memorial Fund in the amount of $2,000.00 to fund the travel expenses and conference costs for one Brookline Police Officer to attend the 2020 National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence.


3.G

Question of approving Change Order #2 with Calhess Restoration and Weatherproofing Corp. in connection with the "Brookline Reservoir Gatehouse Exterior Restoration" project in the amount of $9,651.00.


4.

CALENDAR

Review and potential vote on Calendar Items


5.

AUTHORIZATION TO HIRE - HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES



Question of authorization to fill the position of Community Health Education Specialist (ungraded) for the Health and Human Services Department in the Community Health Division. To be funded out of the Cannabis Mitigation account.


6.

2019 AUDIT REPORT



Craig Peacock of Powers and Sullivan and members of the Audit Committee will appear to present the 2019 Audit Report.


7.

FY 2021 FINANCIAL PLAN



Town Administrator Melvin Kleckner and Deputy Town Administrator Melissa Goff will present the FY2021 Financial Plan.


8.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - INTERVIEWS



7:30 PM

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

Boylston Street Corridor Study Committee

Deborah Brown

Wendy Machmuller

Scott Englander

 

Brookline Village Parking Benefit District Advisory Board

Mikayla Bell

Trustees of Walnut Hills Cemetery

Randolph Meiklejohn

Lisa Farber


9.

DISCUSSION OF DRAFT ZONING AND GENERAL TOWN BY-LAWS FOR SPRING 2020 TOWN MEETING RELATED TO SHORT TERM RENTALS



Public Hearing Approximately 8:00 PM

Discussion of Proposed Draft Zoning and General Town By-Laws for Spring 2020 Town Meeting to allow Short Term Rentals.


10.

ELECTION WARRANT



Added

Question of executing the Warrant for the March 3, 2020 Presidential Preference Primary Election.

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.