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Date:
October 13, 2020
Time:
5:30 PM
Location:
ZOOM
Address:
Brookline, MA 02445
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Select Board meeting October 13, 2020 at 5:30 PM via remote ZOOM

Tuesday, October 13, 2020


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SELECT BOARD

 

CALENDAR

FOR

10/13/2020

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

 

5:30 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 of September 29, 2020

 

 

 

3.B.

 

Question of awarding and executing a contract with Klopfer Martin Design Group for construction oversight and management of Contract PW/20-18, for the Larz Anderson Lagoon Structures project, in the total amount of $93,740.00.

 

 

3.C.

 

Question of awarding and executing contract number “PW/20-18 Larz Anderson Lagoon Structures” with Sciaba Construction Corp., 1801 Main Street, Walpole MA 01081 in the amount of $1,836,200.00”

 

 

3.D.

 

Question of approving the following Transfer Request in the amount of $30,000 from Department of Public works:

 

From    DPW Administration Personnel                                              4004010 510101 $30,0000

To        Engineering Services Professional Technical Services            40004101 524019 $30,000

 

 

3.E.

 

Question of approving the following Transfer Request from the Assessor's Department:

 

FROM: 15001570 510101 perm full time $10,000

TO: 15001570 524008 consulting services $10,000

 

 

3.F.

 

Question of executing and approving authorization for a master lease purchase with TD Bank with an annual cost of $96,142.29.16 for 5 years at 1.17% interest rate, for a total of $469,720.71 for the Recreation Department, various types of equipment at the Golf Course, from Turf Products and Five Star Golf Cars

 

4.

 

CALENDAR

 

 

Review and potential vote on Calendar Items

 

5.

 

NATURAL GAS CONTRACT

 

 

 

 

Question of authorizing the Town Administrator to execute a natural gas supply contract on or about October 21, 2020.

 

 

 

6.

 

PERSONNEL - DPW

 

 

 

 

Request for Authorization to Hire for the following DPW positions:

 

Director of Parks and Open Space

MEOII – Highway & Sanitation (2)

 

7.

 

PERSONNEL - RECREATION

 

 

 

 

Question of approving the hiring of Lead Teacher in the Recreation Department.

 

8.

 

LIQUOR - CHANGE IN MANAGER

 

 

 

 

Question of approving the application for Change of Manager of Record from Micah O’Malley to Jennifer Lauren Gillum for LLH, LLC D/B/A Trader Joe’s #501 at 1317 Beacon Street.

 

9.

 

LODGING HOUSE  AGENT

 

 

 

 

Question of approving the application for a Lodging House Agent. Daniel Emmans proposed agent for Ruby Realty at 1750 Beacon Street.

 

10.

 

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - INTERVIEWS

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Economic Development Advisory Board

Kenneth Lewis

 

11.

 

WARRANT ARTICLES - PUBLIC HEARING

 

 

 

7:00 PM

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

 

WA 2 - Collective Bargaining (HR)

WA 7 -   Affordable Housing Zoning bylaw (Blood)

WA 9 - Zoning ByLaws Short Term Rentals (Planning)

WA 10 - General By-Laws to regulate Short Term Rentals (Planning)

WA 11 - General By-Laws enforcement of Short Term rentals (Planning)

WA 13 - Senior Property Tax Exemption (Susan Granoff)

WA 27 - Zoning By-Laws to allow micro units (Planning)

WA 38 - Resolution pertaining to decarbonization (Cunningham et al)

WA 39 - adoption of regulations restricting fossil free fuel (Cunningham et al)

 

 

12.

 

WARRANT ARTICLE -VOTES

 

 

 

 

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

 

WA 21 - Non-Disclosure Agreements (Margolis)

WA 28 - Education Training for Town Meeting Members (AC)

WA 30 - - Advisory Committee Recorded Votes (Gordon)

WA 31 - 3.1 amendment Litigation and Claims (Aschkenasy et al

WA 32- Budget equity (Ananian)

WA 33 - Resolution Town/School Partnership (Brown et al)

 

13.

 

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - APPOINTMENTS

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Advisory Council on Public Health

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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