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Date:
March 10, 2020
Time:
5:30 PM
Location:
Town Hall Selectmen's Hearing Room
Address:
333 Washington Street
6th Floor

Brookline, MA 02445
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Select Board meeting March 10, 2020 6th floor hearing room at 5:30 pm

Tuesday, March 10, 2020


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SELECT BOARD

CALENDAR

FOR

03/10/2020

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


5:30 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 minutes of March 3, 2020.


3.B.

Question of approving Rygan HPGX Geothermal Wells as a proprietary item for the Driscoll School Project.


3.C.

Question of approving $125,000 in budget transfers within the Building Department appropriation as follows:

From: 25003430  510101 school full time salary            $56,250

To:     25003430  522400 school repair/maintenance     $56,250

From: 25002510  510101 town full time salary            $18,750

To: 25002510      522400 town repair/maintenance    $18,750

From: 25002540 510101 town hall full time salary     $50,000

To: 25002540 523590  town hall cleaning services     $50,000


3.D.

Question of awarding and executing a contract with KZLA (Kyle Zick Landscape Architecture) in the amount of $150,000 for consultant and technical services associated with the development of an Urban Forest Master Plan.


3.E.

Question of approving the following budget transfer within the DPW appropriation:

From: 46004601 543065  MMOC Funding $20,000

To: 46004650 5A0022 Maint. Equipment $20,000

From: 46004650 510101 Permanent Full Time $ 18,625

To: 46004650 5A0022  Maint. Equip $18,625

From 46004650 510101 Permanent Full Time $9,000

To: 46004650 5A0010  Trucks $3,500

To: 46004650 5A0006 Office Equipment $5.500


3.F.

Question of approving the application for a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages Sales License to Original Gravity Inc. to be held on Friday, April 17, 2020 for a  Choral Concert from 7:00PM – 10:00PM at 382 Walnut Street.


4.

CALENDAR

Review and potential vote on Calendar Items


5.

AUTHORIZATION TO HIRE - DPW



Question of authorizing filling the following vacant position within the Parks and Open Space division with the Department of Public Works:

Park Maintenance Craftsperson (LN3)


6.

REVIEW OF UPCOMING BOND SALE



Presentation by the Finance Director, Jeana Franconi on the upcoming bond sale.


7.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - INTERVIEWS



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



Brookline Village Parking Benefit District Advisory Board

Mary Sabolsi

Ann Kamensky

Cannabis Mitigation Advisory Committee

Colleen Reynolds

Commission for Women

Homa Sarabi-Daunais


8.

FY2021 FINANCIAL PLAN



Review of the following FY2021 Departmental Budgets and Capital Improvement Plans:

Fire Department

Library

Select Board


9.

CHANGE OF LLC MANAGER/CHANGE OF BENEFICIAL INTEREST



Question of approving the application by CCLLH, LLC dba The Inn at Brookline for a Change in LLC Manager from Matthew Kenney (50%) and Reid Joseph (50%) to Matthew Kenney (100%) at 1200 Beacon.

Question of approving the application by CCLLH, LLC dba The Inn at Brookline for a Change in Beneficial Ownership from Matthew Kenney (50%) and Reid Joseph (50%) to Matthew Kenney (100%) at 1200 Beacon.


10.

BFAC REPORT DISCUSSION - PART THREE



Consideration of issues raised by the Brookline Fiscal Advisory Committee related to the Town's governance and resource issues.


11.

WARRANT FOR THE 2020 ANNUAL TOWN MEETING



Question of approving and executing the Warrant for the May 19, 2020 Annual Town Meeting.


12.

WARRANT ARTICLES



9:00 PM

Public Hearing and possible vote on the following Warrant Articles for the 2020 Annual Town Meeting.

Article 1 Wood & Bark (Select Board)

Article 3 Compensating Balances ( Treasurer/Collector)

Article 6 Property Tax exempt (Assessors)


13.

RESERVE FUND TRANSFER REQUEST



Question of authorizing a $25,000 request for transfer from the Reserve Fund for COVID-19 prevention activities.

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.