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Question of whether the Select Board shall enter into Executive Session for the purposes described in agenda items 2 and 3 below.
EXECUTIVE SESSION - COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
For the purpose of discussing strategy relative to Collective Bargaining negotiations with the Brookline Police Union.
EXECUTIVE SESSION - EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES
For the purpose of approving the following Executive Session minutes, pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, §21(a), Purpose (7):
March 3, 2020
April 28, 2020
May 5, 2020
Select Board to announce recent and/or upcoming Events of Community Interest.
Discussion of Policing.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 following meeting minutes:
June 2, 2020
June 11, 2020
Question of awarding and executing contract number PW/20-21 "Clinton Road Improvements" with Tasco Construction, 92 Stony Brook Road, Belmont, MA 02478 in the amount of $1,225,894.
Question of awarding and executing contract number PW/20-17 "Traffic Signal Improvements at Chestnut Hill Ave at Dean Road and Carlton St at Monmouth St" with Charles Contracting Co Inc., 75 Rosedale Rd, Watertown, MA 02471 in the amount of $828,812.
Question of executing PW/19-22 Contract Amendment #3 with LiRo Group - "demolition phase design services for emergency demolition of the Davis Path Footbridge" in the amount of $110,500.
Question of approving and transmitting to the Advisory Committee the following Reserve Fund Transfer for the Emergency Demolition of the Davis Path footbridge at the request of Commissioner Pappastergion in the amount of $350,000.
Question of accepting a grant for the Recreation Department's Summer Camp program from the Brookline Community Foundation in the amount of $15,000.
Question of approving the authorization for a final commitment letter to the Brookline Housing Authority for it's affordable housing project at 90 Longwood Avenue in the amount of $1.34 million in HOME and Housing Trust Funds.
Question of authorizing and approving a contract with The Racial Equity Group in the amount of $90,900 for Consultant Services for the RFP Ref. #P-20-07 RACIAL EQUITY ANALYSIS CONSULTANT and authorization to use the BAA Recreation Expendable Trust Fund 630OTR02 524010 (Jan to confirm account) for this project.
Question of approving and authorizing the Town Administrator to execute a Feasibility Study Agreement with the MSBA for the John R. Pierce School.
Question of appointing the following Committee of Seven for the selection of an Owner's Project Manager for the Pierce School MSBA project:
Question of approving and authorizing the Chair or their designee to execute five contracts and one contract amendment for the following CDBG-CV-funded programs:
Family Aid Boston $10,000.00
Brookline Council on Aging $39,337.00
Brookline Food Pantry $160,663.00
ED/LTP Business Assistance $200,000.00
Brookline Housing Authority $72,337.00
Brookline Safety Net $325,000.00
TOTAL CDBG-CV $ 807,337.00
Question of approving and authorizing the Chair or their designee to execute an extension to the Brookline Housing Authority’s FY 2020 CDBG Resident Security contract – with the term to be extended to December 31, 2020.
Brookline Housing Authority $ 435,850.00 CDBG FY 2020 - Resident Security
Question of approving the following budget transfer in the Department of Health and Human Services:
From: 51005110 Health Administration 524010 Professional/Tech Services $1,000
To: 51005110 Health Administration 531012 Office Supplies $1,000
To: 51005110 Health Administration 535010 Medical Supplies $1.000
Question of approving the follow transfer within the Select Board budget:
From: 12201220 510101 Perm. Full-Time $5,500
To: 12201220 522010 Office Equip R&M $5,500
Review and potential vote on Calendar Items
PERSONNEL - PROMOTION AUTHORIZATION
Question of authorization for three (3) promotional opportunities internally for the following positions within the Fire Department: Deputy Chief, Captain and Lieutenant
CHANGE OF MANAGER
Question of approving the application for a Change of Manager for Barcelona Brookline, LLC d/b/a Barcelona at 1700 Beacon Street, holder of an All Alcohol Common Victualler. Change of manager from Emilio Garcia to Adriana Veltri.
BOSTON UNIVERSITY PILOT AGREEMENT
Question of voting to renew the PILOT agreement between the Town of Brookline and Boston University.
WATER AND SEWER RATES - PUBLIC HEARING
Public hearing to discuss a proposed aggregate increase of 1% to the FY21 Water and Sewer rates.
SPECIAL TOWN MEETING WARRANT ARTICLES PUBLIC HEARING
Public Hearing and possible vote on the following Special Town Meeting Warrant Article:
REMOTE ANNUAL TOWN MEETING
Motion to defer certain articles until a future Town Meeting.
ANNUAL TOWN MEETING WARRANT ARTICLES PUBLIC HEARING
Public Hearing and possible vote on the following Annual Town Meeting Warrant Articles:
Article 4 - Report on Closeout
Article 16 - Oak Street Sale
ANNUAL TOWN MEETING WARRANT ARTICLES
Vote on the following Warrant Articles for the 2020 Annual Town Meeting:
Article 7 - Brookline High School
Article 8 - Town Budget
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES REGULATIONS
Discussion and possible vote on proposed amendment to Section A(27) of the Town's Sales of Alcoholic Beverages Regulations.
UPDATE ON ACTIVITIES RELATED TO COVID-19
Staff update and discussion regarding Outdoor Customer Areas.
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