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Date:
September 15, 2020
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Address:
Brookline, MA 02445
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Advisory Committee Meeting - Tuesday, 15 September at 7 pm on Zoom

Tuesday, September 15, 2020


TOWN OF BROOKLINE, MASSACHUSETTS
ADVISORY COMMITTEE PUBLIC HEARING & MEETING
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 7:00 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.

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AGENDA (times are approximate)
Public Comment
7:00 PM Members of the public may send written public comments to Lisa Portscher lportscher@brooklinema.gov. Comments will be shared with all Advisory Committee members. Comments in real time are also invited (2-3 minutes per person, depending on the number of speakers). Please sign up with Lisa Portscher by 5 pm.

Public Hearing 
7:15 PM
Article 1 - Appointment of Measurers of Wood and Bark (Select Board)
Article 3- Special Appropriations Close out - Bond Rescission (Select Board)
Article 4 - Unpaid Bills (Select Board)
7:20 PM 
Article 19 - Town Clerk: Convert the elected Town Clerk to an appointed position (Select Board)
Article 20 - By-law amendment:  Article 3.4 -Town Clerk (Select Board)
The hearing on Articles 19 and 20 will be held jointly with the Committee on Town Organization and Structure
7:35 PM  
Article 30 - By-law amendment: Article 2.2 – Require certain recorded votes of the Advisory Committee (Gordon) 

Public Meeting  
Discussion and possible vote 
7:50 PM 
Article 1 - Appointment of Measurers of Wood and Bark (Select Board)
Article 3 - Special Appropriations Close out - Bond Rescission (Select Board)
Article 4 - Unpaid Bills (Select Board)
7:55 PM 
Article 17 – By-law amendment: Article 5.8 - Election Day Signs (Neil Gordon)
8:15 PM 
Article 19 - Town Clerk: Convert the elected Town Clerk to an appointed position  (Select Board)
Article 20 - General By-law amendment:  Article 3.4 -Town Clerk (Select Board)
8:25 PM 
Article 30 - General By-law amendment: Article 2.2 – Require certain recorded votes of the Advisory Committee (Gordon) 
9:00 PM 
Other business

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Public comment is welcome only during the public hearing portion of the agenda.  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