June 7, 2022
Select Board Meeting 6.7.22 at 5 PM Remote via Zoom Updated Agenda
Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Select Board to announce recent and/or upcoming Events of Community Interest.
Public Comment period for residents who requested to speak to the Board regarding Town issues not on the Calendar.
Up to fifteen minutes for public comment 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 [email protected]. The full Policy on Public Comment is available at http://www.brooklinema.gov/376/Meeting-Policies
Approval of miscellaneous items, licenses, vouchers, and contracts.
Question of approving the meeting minutes from May 27, 2022 and May 31, 2022.
Question of approving the proclamation recognizing Juneteenth in Brookline.
Question of accepting a gift in the amount of $102,456.47 to cover departmental permitting and misc. support for the U.S. Open.
Question of awarding and executing Contract No. PW/21-16 “Woodland Road Improvements” with Richard D’Ambrosia, Inc., 166 White Street, Weymouth, MA 02190 in the amount of $820,239.07.
Question of approving DPW contract PW/22-15 in the amount of $499,231.22 with WSP USA, Inc. for Phase I design engineering and architectural services pursuant to the development of a concept design (25%) and construction cost estimate for the Davis Path Footbridge Replacement.
Question of accepting a Shared Streets and Spaces Grant from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation in the amount of $49,920 for purchase of equipment related to Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety.
Question of accepting a Massachusetts Electric Vehicle Incentive Program (MassEVIP) grant in the amount of $86,000 for the purchase and installation of DC Fast Charge in the Webster Street Lot.
Question of approving the authorization to hire request for the following vacancies within the Public Health and Human Services Department:
Coordinator, Substance Use and Violence Prevention for Youth (T-07)
Emergency Preparedness Coordinator (T-06)
Question of approving the authorization to hire request to fill the following vacancies in the Fire Department:
Question of approving the appropriation transfer request within the Town Counsel Office in the amount of $50,000 as follows:
$45,000 from Permanent Full Time to General Consultation
$4,000 from Permanent Full Time to Subscriptions
$1,000 from Permanent Full Time to Office Supplies
Question of approving the appropriation transfer request within the Building Department in the amount of $46,000.00
$33,500 from permanent full time to electricity
$8,000 from permanent full time to natural gas
$4,500 from permanent full time to water
Question of approving a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages Non-Sales License to Pierce School for a Parent – Teacher Organization to be held on June 10, 2022 from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM at 50 School Street. 150 people are expected to attend.
Question of approving a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages Non-Sales License to The Larz Anderson Auto Museum to be held on June 11, 2022 for a Bat Mitzvah from 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM at 15 Newton Street. 50 people are expected to attend.
Review and potential vote on Calendar Items
BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - INTERVIEWS
The following candidates for appointment/reappointment to Boards and Commissions will appear for interview:
Indigenous People Celebration Committee
Question of approving the request for a Reserve Fund Transfer within the Building Department in the amount of $450,000 related to the utilities accounts, and transmit to the Advisory Committee for approval as follows:
$180,000 to account 25003430 561011 Natural Gas
$270,000 to account 25003430 561010 Electricity
CANNABIS MITIGATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE CHARGE
Question of approving the revised charge as proposed by the Cannabis Mitigation Advisory Committee.
Further review and possible reconsideration/vote on the Warrant Articles for the 2022 Annual Town Meeting including but not limited to:
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