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Date:
January 12, 2021
Time:
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:
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Select Board Meeting 1.12.21 at 5 PM via Zoom

Tuesday, January 12, 2021


SELECT BOARD CALENDAR

FOR 01/12/2021

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 and 3.


2.

EXECUTIVE SESSION - COLLECTIVE BARGAINING



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


3.

EXECUTIVE SESSION - EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES



Question of approving the Executive Session minutes from January 5, 2020.


4.

ANNOUNCEMENTS/UPDATES

6:00 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 January 5, 2021.


6.B.

Question of approving the authorization to hire for the position of Deputy Building Commissioner (T-12) in the Inspection Division of the Building Department.


7.

CALENDAR

Review and potential vote on Calendar Items


8.

REMOTE PARTICIPATION IN TOWN GOVERNMENT DISCUSSION



Presentation and consideration of a petition to study the ongoing use of remote participation in town government.


9.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - INTERVIEWS



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


Commission for Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Relations

Bishnu Tamang

Conservation Commission

Werner Lohe

Marian Lazar


10.

JOINT CONVENTION - LIBRARY TRUSTEES



Joint Convention with the Select Board and the Board of Library Trustees to fill the vacancies occasioned by the resignation of Puja Mehta and Vivien Goldman.


11.

TOWN MEETING FOLLOW UP



Discussion of follow up items from the 2020 Town Meetings.


12.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - APPOINTMENTS



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


Preservation Commission

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.