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Date:
January 5, 2021
Time:
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:
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Select Board Meeting 1.5.21 at 5 PM via Zoom

Tuesday, January 5, 2021


SELECT BOARD CALENDAR

FOR 01/05/2021

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 stated in items 2, 3, and 4.


2.

EXECUTIVE SESSION - LITIGATION



Question of entering Executive Session for the purpose of discussing litigation strategy in the matter of Maryam Karimi v. Town of Brookline, USDC No. 20-12127.


3.

EXECUTIVE SESSION - COLLECTIVE BARGAINING



For the purpose of discussing strategy related to collective bargaining with the Fire Union.


4.

EXECUTIVE SESSION - MINUTES



For the purpose of approving the Executive Session minutes from December 8, 2020.


5.

ANNOUNCEMENTS/UPDATES

6:15 PM

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


6.

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


7.

MISCELLANEOUS

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


7.A.

Question of approving the meeting minutes from December 22, 2020.


7.B.

Question of accepting a donation in the amount of $3,000 from the Trustees of the SYDA Foundation for the Town of Brookline General Fund, the Police Department, and the Fire Department.


7.C.

Question of approving Contract No. PW/18-21 “Brookline Reservoir Park Improvements” and accepting payment in the amount of $212,720 from the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) and establishing a special account to be used for repairs to Brookline Reservoir Park.

Question of approving Extra Work Order #1 for David G. Roach and Sons, Inc. in the amount of $212,720 to repair damages to Brookline Reservoir Park that were the result of an MWRA water main break on Lee Street.


7.D.

Question of accepting $750 from the following donations to the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Relations to support the Brookline Asian American Family Network’s Essay Contest.

$250 from PK Crossley (Brookline Frames)

$250 from Robert Guen DMD

$250 from Frederick Taw (Golden Temple)


7.E.

Question of accepting grant funds from the Brookline Community Foundation to the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Relations in the amount of $4,000 to be used towards programming facilitating Dialogue on Racism, Inequities, and Engagement in Brookline.


7.F.

Question of awarding Contract No.PW/20-18 Larz Anderson Lagoon Structures to SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC. for the Larz Anderson Lagoon Structures project, in the total amount of $1,946,100.00.


7.G

Question of approving the authorization to hire for the position of Assistant Civil Engineer (EN 4) in the Engineering and Transportation Division of the Department of Public Works.


7.H

Question of executing a durable power of attorney authorizing Jonathan Simpson, Associate Town Counsel to do all things necessary with respect to the purchase of the properties situated at 124 Fisher Avenue; 146 Hyslop Road (a/k/a 129 Fisher Avenue), 110 Fisher Avenue and 150 Fisher Avenue, Brookline, Norfolk County, Massachusetts (the “Property”) from Welltower TRS Holdco LLC and delegating authority to execute the durable power of attorney to the chair.


8.

CALENDAR

Review and potential vote on Calendar Items


9.

COLLINS CENTER SUSTAINABILITY ASSESSMENT



Discussion and consideration of endorsing the August 2020 Organizational Assessment of Sustainability Functions Report by the Collins Center.


10.

HEBREW SENIOR LIFE PROJECT UPDATE



Presentation and discussion on the Hebrew Senior Life project.

Question of establishing, and appointing a slate of candidates to, a Centre Street Zoning Committee.


11.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - INTERVIEWS



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



Advisory Council on Public Health

Natalia Linos

Small Business Development Committee

David Gladstone

Jenn Mason



12.

LIQUOR LICENSE ALL KINDS COMMON VICTUALLER TRANSFER PUBLIC HEARING



7:00 PM

Question of approving the application for a transfer of an All Alcohol Beverages Restaurant License from The Brothers Restaurants Corp d/b/a The Brothers Restaurants to SLH Restaurants LLC. d/b/a The Brothers Restaurants at 404 Harvard Street Brookline, MA.  Proposed manager will be Simon Restrepo. The proposed seating is 74 inside and 8 outdoor.   Proposed Operating Hours are Monday to Thursday 11:00AM – 10:00PM, Friday 11:00AM – 11:00PM, Saturday 7:00AM – 11:00PM and Sunday 7:00AM – 10:00PM. Proposed Alcoholic beverage service hours are Monday – Saturday 10:00AM – 12:00AM and Sunday 12:20PM – 12:00AM.

Question of approving the application for a Pledge of Collateral for SLH Restaurants LLC. d/b/a The Brothers Restaurants at 404 Harvard Street Brookline, MA.

Question of approving the application for a Common Victualler License for SLH Restaurants LLC. d/b/a The Brothers Restaurants at 404 Harvard Street Brookline, MA.  The proposed seating is 74 inside and 8 outdoor.   Proposed Operating Hours are Monday to Thursday 11:00AM – 10:00PM, Friday 11:00AM – 11:00PM, Saturday 7:00AM – 11:00PM and Sunday 7:00AM – 10:00PM. Proposed Alcoholic beverage service hours are Monday – Saturday 10:00AM – 12:00AM and Sunday 12:20PM – 12:00AM.

Question of approving the application for a Entertainment License for SLH Restaurants LLC. d/b/a The Brothers Restaurants at 404 Harvard Street Brookline, MA. Entertainment will consist of radio, and televisions, Monday to Thursday 11:00AM – 10:00PM, Friday 11:00AM – 11:00PM, Saturday 7:00AM – 11:00PM and Sunday 7:00AM – 10:00PM. Live music with guitar and vocals Friday and Saturday 7:00PM – 12:00AM.

Question of approving the application for Alternate Manager Michael A. Galledo for SLH Restaurants LLC. d/b/a The Brothers Restaurants at 404 Harvard Street Brookline.

Question of approving the application for Outdoor Seating for 8 seats for SLH Restaurants LLC. d/b/a The Brothers Restaurants at 404 Harvard Street Brookline.


13.

BROOKLINE HOUSING AUTHORITY DISCUSSION



Discussion of the relationship between the Town of Brookline and the Brookline Housing Authority.


14.

ANNUAL TOWN MEETING/ELECTION



Question of setting the dates for the 2021 Annual Town Meeting and Town Election.


15.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - APPOINTMENTS



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



MLK Celebration Committee

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