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Date:
September 15, 2020
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:
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Select Board Meeting 9.15.20 6 PM Remote Participation via Zoom

Tuesday, September 15, 2020


SELECT BOARD

CALENDAR II

FOR

09/15/2020

REMOTE MEETING

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Webinar ID: 160 990 4509

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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 meeting minutes from Thursday, September 3.


3.B.

Question of approving the applications for the following Alternate Managers, Khalil Paige, Carlos Vazquez, and Matthew Perkins for NETA at 160 Washington Street Brookline, MA.


4.

CALENDAR

Review and potential vote on Calendar Items


5.

AUTHORIZATION TO HIRE



Question of approving the request for authorization to hire a Community Engagement Organizer (T-4) in the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Relations.


6.

FIRE CHIEF CONTRACT



Question of Voting the Select Board’s Intent to Renew Fire Chief John Sullivan’s Employment Agreement.


7.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - INTERVIEWS



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



Transportation Board

Rebeca Salguero Palacios

Emily Jacobsen

Housing Advisory Board

Deborah Brown

 

Economic Development Advisory Board

Kate Torchilin


8.

WARRANT ARTICLES



7:45 PM

Public Hearing and possible vote on the following Warrant Articles for the Fall 2020 Special Town Meeting:

Article 1  Wood and Bark

Article 4 Unpaid Bills

Article 22 Gender neutral pronouns-General by-laws

Article 23 Gender neutral pronouns-Zoning by-laws

Article 35 Resolution to increase res. Prop. Tax exemption

STM2- Article 3 Newbury Acquisition


9.

INFLAMMABLES LICENSE PUBLIC HEARING



8:00 PM

Question of approving the application for Kenwood Investments LLC, 120 Braintree Street, Boston, MA 02134, for the keeping, storage and use of (6) parked cars at 287-291 Tappan Street.


10.

FOSSIL FUEL FREE WORKING GROUP DISCUSSION



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


11.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - APPOINTMENTS



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



Commission on Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Relations

Council on Aging

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.