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SELECT BOARD’S HEARING ROOM
Question of whether the Select Board shall enter into Executive Session for the purposes described in agenda items 2 and 3.
EXECUTIVE SESSION - LITIGATION
Proposed Executive Session to discuss strategy with respect to litigation for a claim involving a personal injury, if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining or litigating position of the public body.
EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES
Question of approving the following Executive Session minutes:
February 4, 2020
February 11, 2020
4. 5:30 pm
Select Board to announce recent and/or upcoming Events of Community Interest.
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 email@example.com. The full Policy on Public Comment is available at http://www.brooklinema.gov/376/Meeting-Policies
Approval of miscellaneous items, licenses, vouchers, and contracts.
Question of approving the minutes of February 25, 2020.
Question of approving a parade permit for the 2020 Walk for Hunger on Beacon Street in Brookline on Sunday, May 3, 2020.
Question of approving the following transfer within the Police department:
From: 21002020 510101 perm full time $68,000.00
To: 21002010 539035 uniforms $44,000.00
21002010 551099 education/conf/training $24,000.00
Question of accepting a grant in the amount of $1,900.00 from the Jennifer Lynch Fund and the Brookline Community Foundation to support Domestic Violence advocacy events.
Question of accepting a grant (EMPG) in the amount of $21,500.00 from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency for equipment and supplies for the Stop the Bleed curriculum and for other life safety and security education programs.
Question of accepting a donation from Ms. Nancy Higgerson in the amount of $2,500 to be used toward the purchase and installation of a bench on the public sidewalk.
Question of accepting the following donations to The Asian American Heritage Fund.
$350 from the Brookline Community Foundation
$250 from John Hodgman
Question of approving the following amendments in connection with the Brookline High School Expansion project:
Amendment #3 with Skanska USA for GMP14 Early Bid package in the amount of $515,982.00
Amendment #14 with William Rawn Associates for additional Geotech design services in the amount of $97,900.00
Amendment #15 with William Rawn Associates for additional MBTA design services in the amount of $80,820.00
Question of approving a contract with Vintage Properties in the amount of $74,038 for Reservoir Gatehouse Interior Renovations.
Question of awarding a contract for the Singletree Storage Tank Interior Restoration project to Caldwell & Associates, LLC in the amount of $175,000.00.
Question of approving the MassDOT Chapter 90 Project Request for DPW Project PW/20-21 "Clinton Road Improvements".
Question of approving the Chapter 90 Reimbursement Request from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation/Highway Division for the PW/18-24 Reconstruction of Pearl Street in the amount of $926,218.08.
Question of approving the following All Alcoholic Beverages Non Sales License to The Larz Anderson Auto Museum at 15 Newton Street:
Saturday, March 7, 2020 for a Corporate Reception from 5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Sunday, March 8, 2020 for an Annual Event Expo from 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Saturday, March 28, 2020 for a Bar Mitzvah from 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Question of approving the following Temporary All Alcoholic Beverages Sales License to Pine Manor College at 400 Heath Street:
Saturday, March 14, 2020 for a Celebration of Life 5:00 PM-10:00 PM
Sunday, March 29, 2020 for an Event Showcase from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Question of approving a Temporary Wine & Malt Beverages Non Sales License to the Brookline Education Foundation to be held on Friday, March 27, 2020 for a Trivia Bee Fundraiser from 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM at 40 Webster Place.
Question of approving a Temporary Wine & Malt Beverages Sales License to the Olive Connection to be held on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 for a cooking demo event from 6:00PM – 8:00PM at 1426 Beacon Street.
Question of approving and executing an Agreement with Abe Faber, Treasurer and Co-Director, for the operation of the Farmers’ Market at the Centre Street West Parking Lot on Thursdays from 9am-9pm from June 4, 2020 thru November 19, 2020.
Review and potential vote on Calendar Items
OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT
Question of extending a full offer of employment to Firefighter Mathew Lynch.
AUTHORIZATION TO HIRE - POLICE
Question of authorization to fill the vacant position of E911 Dispatcher (Grade: ETD - Emergency Telecommunications Dispatcher) for the Police Department.
BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - INTERVIEWS
The following candidates for appointment/reappointment to Boards and Commissions will appear for interview:
Cannabis Mitigation Advisory Committee
Boylston Street Corridor Study Committee
Update from the Chair of the Commission for Diversity, Inclusion & Community Relations, Joan Lancourt and the Director of the Office of Diversity and Community Relations, Lloyd Gellineau on the CDICR's action items from the fall Town Meeting.
DICR HIGH SCHOOL PILOT PROJECT PRESENTATION
Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Relations intern Christina Kasauskas will present her proposal for an intern led, volunteer, pilot project to increase youth civic engagement in Brookline.
FY21 DEPARTMENT BUDGET AND CIP REVIEW
Review of the FY21 Departmental Budgets and Capital Improvement Plans for the Department of Public Works, the Water and Sewer Department and the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Relations.
BFAC REPORT DISCUSSION - PART TWO
Consideration of issues raised by the Brookline Fiscal Advisory Committee related to the Town's financial and strategic decision making.
COMMON VICTUALLER/ENTERTAINMENT LICENSE
Question of approving the application of New Common Victualler for Edmond & Co, LLC d/b/a drink me to be exercised at 1298 Beacon Street. Proposed operating hours are Sunday – Thursday 11:00AM – 9:00AM, and Friday – Saturday 11:00AM – 10:00AM. The proposed seating is 11.
Question of approving the application of New Entertainment License for Edmond & Co, LLC d/b/a drink me to be exercised at 1298 Beacon Street. Entertainment will consist of a radio and television. Proposed operating hours are Sunday – Thursday 11:00AM – 9:00AM, and Friday – Saturday 11:00AM – 10:00AM.
NEWBURY DEBT EXCLUSION
Question of placing a debt exclusion question on the ballot for the Annual Town Election to acquire property.
Review on Select Board sponsored Articles for the May 19, 2020 Annual Town Meeting.
SELECT BOARD WARRANT ARTICLE GUIDELINES
Question of approving the proposed Select Board Warrant Article Guidelines.
BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - APPOINTMENTS
Small Business Advisory Committee
Walnut Hills Cemetery Trustees
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