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Date:
September 8, 2020
Time:
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location:
This meeting will be held on Zoom Meeting
Address:
Brookline, MA 02445
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Advisory Committee Meeting - Tuesday, September 8 at 7:30 pm via Zoom

Tuesday, September 8, 2020


TOWN OF BROOKLINE, MASSACHUSETTS

ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 7:30 pm via Zoom Meeting

Location: Due to current public health concerns, meetings will be conducted virtually using a video-conferencing platform plus phone dial-in. Please make note of the new joining details.

https://brooklinema.zoomgov.com/j/1611661819?pwd=bGp5K1dKNGN5eEd4dlY2VlhJSFdCQT09

Meeting ID: 161 166 1819
Passcode: WA112020
Dial-in: 1-646 828 7666 US 
Meeting ID: 161 166 1819
Passcode: 12443154

AGENDA (times are approximate)

1.7:30 pm        New AC policies/procedures,

  1. Updated AC application
  2. Institutionalizing a 15 minute Public Comment period at the start of meetings
  3. Identification of Articles for full analysis/recommendation v. financial analysis only v. no position
  4. Posting AC packets online
  5. Official mentoring program
  6. Timed agendas

2. 8:00 pm       Questionnaire for TMMs - update

3. 8:10 pm       Town School Partnership Meeting - update

https://www.brooklinema.gov/DocumentCenter/View/22392/Town-School-Partnership-Meeting-090220?bidId=.

4. 8:30 pm       Discussion of Fall warrant and assignment of articles

Below are two links to the articles and explanations for last June’s warrant, many of which will be debated and voted on in November

https://www.brooklinema.gov/DocumentCenter/View/21432/WARRANT-2020-Annual-Town-Meeting

https://www.brooklinema.gov/DocumentCenter/View/21437/2020-Annual-Town-Meeting-Article-Explanations

5. 9:00 pm       Association of Town Finance Committees Annual Meeting

https://www.mma.org/events/association-of-town-finance-committees/ 

6. 9:05 pm       Other business

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The public is invited to attend without comment.  Public comment is welcome only during public hearings.  The Advisory Committee welcomes written comments, which will be circulated to members of the Committee if they are sent to lportscher@brooklinema.gov no later than 12:00 noon on the day of the meeting. Subcommittees of the Advisory Committee hold public hearings on any matter on which the Advisory Committee makes a recommendation to Town Meeting. Members of the public are encouraged to participate in subcommittee public hearings if they wish to comment on any item under deliberation by the subcommittee.

Any member of the public may make an audio or video recording of an open session of a public meeting. They must first notify the chair and must comply with reasonable requirements regarding audio or video equipment established by the chair so as not to interfere with the meeting. 

Michael Sandman, Chair 617-513-8908 msandman1943@gmail.com

Carla Benka, Vice-Chair 617-277-6102 rcvben@earthlink.net