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Question on whether the Select Board shall enter into Executive Session for the purposes described in agenda item 2.
EXECUTIVE SESSION - LITIGATION
To discuss strategy with respect to the following litigation: Amy Hall v. Town of Brookline, CSC Case No. D-12-209 if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the litigating position of the public body and the Chair so declares.
Select Board or other persons may announce recent and/or upcoming Events of Community Interest or provide updates on matters of Community Concern.
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 April 21, 2020 and April 28, 2020.
Question of approving the revised Noise Bylaw Waiver for the installation of a test well as part of construction on the Michael Driscoll School on May 2-4.
Question of approving the following contract for the Harry Downes Field House Renovation to Vintage Properties Inc. in the amount of $260,799.
Question of approving the Brookline High School Expansion project Amendment No. 16 for Willian Rawn Associates for the Additional 3rd floor and Geotech design services in the amount of $83,220.
Question of approving Change Order No. 4 in the amount of $45,978 with Skanska USA, Building Inc. related to the Brookline High School Expansion project.
Question of approving GMP16 COVID 19 Allowance in the amount of $52,804 with Skanska USA Building Inc., related to the Brookline High School Expansion project.
Question of approving the following Change Order No. 1 for the Brookline Reservoir Gatehouse Interior Renovation in the amount of $3,950.
Question of accepting the following grant awarded by the Massachusetts Health Officers Association (MHOA) in the amount of $48,502 to support the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency efforts.
Questing of approving contract amendment #2 in the amount of $588.89 with Leftfield related to the Michael Driscoll School project.
Question of approving the following change orders with Jonathan Levy Architects LLC related to the Michael Driscoll School project:
Amendment number 3 in the amount of $123, 173.00 for Geotechnical Engineering services and Geothermal test well
Amendment number 4 in the amount of $138,512.00 related to hazardous materials
Amendment number 5 in the amount of $347,725.00 for Geo-environmental engineering services
Review and potential vote on Calendar Items
NOISE BYLAW WAIVER PUBLIC HEARING
Question of granting a Noise Bylaw Waiver to Skanska USA Building, Inc., in connection with the Brookline High Expansion Work at 11 Cypress Street and MBTA Brookline Hills Station Work at Tappan Street from May 22, 2020 to September 22, 2020.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PUBLIC HEARING
Question of voting to approve a Substantial Amendment to the Town’s FY 2020 (FFY19) Annual Action Plan for the use of CDBG – CV funds, as follows:
Brookline Safety Net Program $325,000.00 Emergency housing and subsistence needs
Family Aid $10,000.00 Funds for subsistence needs and sanitization
Food Security - Funding for food inventory and delivery
Senior Center $39,337.00 Food delivery program for seniors
Food Pantry $160,663.00 Food pantry -- on-site and delivery
EDLTP Business Assistance $200,000.00 Working capital grants to businesses
BHA $72,337.00 PPE and sanitization
Question of authorizing the Chair or his designee to execute standard forms SF- 424 and 424D, which serve as an application for federal discretionary programs, and required certifications.
Question of authorizing the Director of Planning and Community Development or her designee to execute administrative and programmatic documents required to complete the substantial amendment.
ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION
Question of approving the revised hours for the Annual Town Election on June 9th from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. to 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. to accommodate for training and cleaning related to COVID-19.
Question of approving the revised Town Election Warrant.
MITIGATION ACTIVITIES RELATED TO COVID-19
Discussion of Educational and Enforcement Activities on the Requirement to Wear Face Coverings.
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