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Date:
October 20, 2020
Time:
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location:
Zoom
Address:
Brookline, MA 02445
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Advisory Committee Meeting – Tuesday, October 20 at 7:30 PM on Zoom

Tuesday, October 20, 2020


TOWN OF BROOKLINE, MASSACHUSETTS

ADVISORY COMMITTEE PUBLIC MEETING

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 7:30 pm via Zoom Meeting

Location: Due to current public health concerns, meetings will be conducted virtually using a video-conferencing platform. Please make note of the new joining details and requirements.

IMPORTANT NOTE: THE LINK HAS CHANGED, AND PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOW REQUIRED  

The correct link is: 

https://brooklinema.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/vJIsdu-urzMrE0HIRsuWc78oNLg-RqjZOO8

Click in the link to register.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

UPDATED AGENDA (All times are approximate)

7:30 pm - Public Comment

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 Meeting

Deliberation and possible vote on the following articles:

7:45 pm            Article 29 – By-law amendment: Advisory Committee Appointments (Ad Hoc Subcommittee)

8:15 pm            Article 15 – Continuation of deliberation of By-law amendment: increase disadvantaged business opportunities (Human Services)

8:50 pm            Possible Reconsideration of Article 27 – Zoning by-law amendment: Micro-Units (Planning and Regulation)

9:10 pm            Possible Reconsideration of previous votes, including the vote on Article 28 (Amend the Town’s General By-Laws to require Fiscal Education Training for Town Meeting Members and certain elected and appointed officials)

9:30 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 msandman@brooklinema.gov

Carla Benka, Vice-Chair 617-277-6102 rcvben@earthlink.net