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Date:
October 6, 2020
Time:
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:
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Select Board Meeting 10.6.20 at 5 PM Remote Participation via Zoom

Tuesday, October 6, 2020


SELECT BOARD CALENDAR II
postponed article 13 under item 15
FOR 10/06/2020

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.

OPEN SESSION

 

 

5:00 PM

Question of entering into executive session for the reasons described in items 2 and 3.

 

2.

EXECUTIVE SESSION - LITIGATION

 

 

 

Proposed Executive Session for the purpose of discussing litigation strategy with respect to certain matters pending at the Department of Industrial Accidents.

 

3.

EXECUTIVE SESSION - EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES

 

 

 

For the purpose of approving the following Executive Session minutes:

July 21, 2020

August 25, 2020

September 2, 2020

 

4.

ANNOUNCEMENTS/UPDATES

5:30 PM

Select Board to announce recent and/or upcoming Events of Community Interest.

 

5.

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

 

6.

MISCELLANEOUS

Approval of miscellaneous items, licenses, vouchers, and contracts.

 

6.A.

 

Question of approving the meeting minutes from September 29, 2020.

 

6.B.

 

Question of approving PW/21-02 "Repair of Bituminous Concrete Patches” with Cassidy Corp., 54 Cummings Park Suite 304, Woburn MA 01801 in the amount of $198,200.00.

 

6.C.

 

Question of approving the submittal of a Chapter 90 Project Reimbursement and Final Closeout Report with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for PW/18-24 Reconstruction of Pearl Street and PW/18-25 Reconstruction of Babcock Street.

 

6.D.

 

1. Question of approving and authorizing the Chair or his designee to execute the following FY 2021 (FFY 2020) CDBG Sub-recipient Agreements:

  • Council on Aging  Brookline TRIPPS Program  1824G021  510102 $30,000.00
  • Brookline for Racial Justice and Equity  Work Connections Program - Civil Service Exams  1855G021 558064  $10,000.00
  • Brookline Center for Community Mental Health BCCMH Case Management Program 1854G021 558062 $73,400.00
  • Steps to Success, Inc.  Work Connections for Youth 1803G021  558021 $65,463.00
  • Brookline Housing Authority Brookline ESOL Program 1830G021 558070 $15,000.00
  • Brookline Housing Authority Next Steps Program 1839G021 558040 $12,000.00
  • Brookline Housing Authority BHA Resident Health and Safety 1807G021 6C0017  1807G016  6C0055  $343,568.00

2. Question of approving and authorizing the Chair or his designee to execute an amendment to the agreement dated June 16, 2020 between the Town of Brookline and the Brookline Food Pantry for an increase of $75,000 in FY 21 CDBG funds for the Food Inventory and Delivery Program:

  • Brookline Food Pantry – CDBG – CV (6/16/20) Food Inventory and Delivery Program 1720SGA4 558102 $160,663.00
  • Brookline Food Pantry – FY 21 CDBG Food Inventory and Delivery Program 1853G021 558102 $75,000.00
  • PROGRAM TOTAL: $235,663.00

3. Question of approving and authorizing the Chair or his designee to execute a FY 2021 Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) Agreement between the City of Newton, acting as the lead entity for the WestMetro HOME Consortium, and the Town of Brookline.

 

7.

CALENDAR

Review and potential vote on Calendar Items

 

8.

COMMON VICTUALLER/ENTERTAINMENT LICENSE

 

 

 

Question of approving the application of a new Common Victualler for Seoul Society INC d/b/a FIYA Chicken at 1024A Commonwealth Ave.  Hours of operation will be Sunday – Saturday 10:00 am to 12:00 am.

Question of approving the application of an entertainment license for Seoul Society INC d/b/a FIYA Chicken at 1024A Commonwealth Ave.  Entertainment will consist of radio Sunday – Saturday 10:00 am to 12:00 am.

 

9.

CHANGE IN MANAGER AND ALTERNATE

 

 

 

Question of approving the application for Change of Manager of Record from Arturo Elescano to Maria L. Lopez Ramos for Cantina Hospitality, LLC d/b/a Taco Bell at 872 Commonwealth Ave.

Question of approving the application for Alternate Manager Jacquelyn Boisvert for Cantina Hospitality, LLC d/b/a Taco Bell at 872 Commonwealth Ave.

 

10.

EXTENSION OF EXISTING NOISE BY-LAW WAIVER

 

 

 

Question of approving the Noise Bylaw Waiver request for the Brookline High School Expansion project to extend from October 22, 2020 through April 22, 2021.

 

11.

GATEWAY EAST UPDATE AND NOISE CONTROL BY-LAW EXEMPTION PUBLIC HEARING

 

 

6:30 PM

DPW Commissioner Gallentine updates the Select Board on the construction progress at the Gateway East Transportation Improvements Project, and anticipated schedule through completion; and

Question of issuing a Special Permit for Exemption from the Noise Control By-Law (Article 8.15) to MDR Construction Co., Inc., under contract with MassDOT Highway, during the hours of 7:00PM and 5:00AM, Weeknights Only (Mon-Fri), between the dates of Mon, Oct 12 and Mon, Nov 2, 2020, in order to carry out final roadway paving and the installation of pavement markings, anticipating further that the paving is expected to be a 3-night operation and markings a 5-night duration, both of which are weather dependent and subject to unforeseen equipment failures or construction sequencing delays. The Contractor shall be permitted to carry out the prescribed night work within this 15-weeknight calendar window only, subject to 48-hour Notification of Abutters and Public Safety.

 

12.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - INTERVIEWS

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Housing Advisory Board

Rita McNally

Economic Development Advisory Board

Cliff Brown

 

13.

OUTDOOR SEATING EXTENSION

 

 

 

Staff update on the status of the Town’s outdoor seating program and possible vote to approve the Amended Approval Procedure for the Temporary Extension of Licensed Premises for Outdoor Seating (Commonwealth of Massachusetts COVID-19 Order Nos. 35 and 50) in order to extend outdoor seating subject to the Guidelines outlined Town staff’s October 1st 2020 Extension of Outdoor Dining memo.

 

14.

CHOKEHOLD BAN PUBLIC HEARING

 

 

8:00 PM

Question of convening a public hearing on a proposal to amend the Police Department’s Use of Force Policy to prohibit the use of Chokeholds.

 

15.

WARRANT ARTICLES PUBLIC HEARING

 

 

8:30 PM

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

WA 8 - Expanded Housing Advisory Board Membership

WA 13 - Senior Property Tax Exemption - postponed

WA 21 - Non-Disclosure Agreements

WA 24 - General Bylaw Notifications

WA 25 - Zoning Notifications

 

16.

WARRANT ARTICLES

 

 

 

Further review and possible vote on the following Warrant Articles for the 2020 Fall Town Meeting:

WA 16 - Recall of Elected Officials

WA 28 - Fiscal Education for TMMs

WA 30 - Advisory Committee Recorded Votes

WA 32 - Budget Equity

WA 33 - Resolution - Town/School Partnership

WA 37 - SC Stipends

 

17.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - APPOINTMENTS

 

 

 

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

 

Advisory Council on Public Health

 

18.

ELECTION WARRANT

 

 

 

Question of approving the Election Warrant for November 3, 2020.

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