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Date:
September 8, 2020
Time:
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:
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Address:
Brookline, MA 02445
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Select Board Meeting 9.8.20 6 PM Remote Participation via Zoom

Tuesday, September 8, 2020


SELECT BOARD

CALENDAR

FOR

09/08/2020

REMOTE MEETING

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  • Bernard W. Greene -Chair
  • Heather A. Hamilton – Vice Chair
  • Nancy S. Heller
  • Raul Fernandez
  • John VanScoyoc
  • Melvin A. Kleckner – Town Administrator




1.

ANNOUNCEMENTS/UPDATES

6:00 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 meeting minutes:

Wednesday, September 2

Thursday, September 3


3.B.

Question of accepting a grant in the amount of $32,000 from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts 2020 Mass Trails Grant program to partially fund the Beacon Street Olmsted Historic Bridle Path feasibility and concept design study.


3.C.

Question of accepting a grant in the amount of $60,385 from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts MassDOT Shared Streets and Spaces program to fund the purchase of materials in support of the Transportation Board approved expanded sidewalks.


3.D.

Question of accepting a grant in the amount of $35,085 from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts MassDOT Shared Streets and Spaces program to fund the purchase of materials in support of outdoor dining within the Town of Brookline.


3.E.

Question of executing and approving the authorization for a master lease purchase with TD Bank for a total of $811,025.85 of equipment for the Department of Public Works.

  • 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 5500 HD Hot Box
  • 2020 Mack Terra Pro 42R with a New Way Viper 20 yard Rear Loading Refuse Body
  • 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 5500 HD Reg Cab
  • 2021 Mack 6 wheel Dump Truck
  • 2021 Mack 65,000 GVW Crane Truck


4.

CALENDAR

Review and potential vote on Calendar Items


5.

APPOINTMENT OF DPW COMMISSIONER



Question of voting to approve the recommendation of the Town Administrator to appoint the new Commissioner of the Department of Public Works.


6.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - INTERVIEWS



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



Housing Advisory Board

Jenny Raitt

Lynne Sweet

Economic Development Advisory Board

Alan Christ

Commission on Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Relations

Kea Van der Ziel

Bob Lepson



7.

SCHOOL SOLAR PANEL PRESENTATION AND PUBLIC HEARING



7:30 PM

Public Hearing and Vote to Enter into a Power Purchase Agreement, and related documents including a License and PILOT Agreement, with Solect Energy Development LLC, related to installing and maintaining solar panels for up to 20 years at the following properties: Brookline High School (115 Greenough Street), Kirrane Aquatics Center (46 and 60 Tappan Street), Florida Ruffin Ridley School (345 Harvard Street), and Runkle School (50 Druce Street).


8.

FOSSIL FUEL FREE WORKING GROUP DISCUSSION



Discussion and vote on Select Board motion to support fossil fuel free zoning incentive working group process.


9.

WARRANT FOR THE 2020 FALL SPECIAL TOWN MEETING



Question of approving and executing the Warrant for the November 17, 2020 Fall Special Town Meeting.

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.