Information for Meeting of Select Board
Monday November 25, 2013 7:00 PM EST

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Monday November 25, 2013 7:00 PM EST
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
Room 206
11/25/2013 Agenda update
Adding 7 p.m. appointment
Adding Miscellaneous communications 5(h), (i), (j)
Adding note to 5(b)
Adding #7, 8, 9 & 10
7 p.m. – Execution of First Amendment to Riverbridge Development Agreement 
7:15-7:45 p.m. – Building Inspector on requested expansion of post to full time status
8 p.m. – Meeting with the Tax Collector, Treasurer, Accountant and Finance Committee regarding proposed Highland Commons mitigation payments and agreement – see Misc. Item #5(j)
1)Minutes –10/28/13, 11/4/2013, 11/12/2013, 11/25/13 Open Session, 11/12/2013 and 11/25/2013 Executive Session – Vote
2)Veterans Services FY2015 Budget Summary Request - Vote
3)Second discussion regarding online or print subscription with Thompson Reuters for law library and/or cancellation of subscription services 
4)Public Records Request – draft response - Vote	
5)Miscellaneous Correspondence: 
a)Board of Health November 5, 2013 letter to Joseph & Patricia Roberts regarding camper trailer at 102 Central Street
b)Board of Health November 5, 2013 letter to Nidal Sarkis regarding request for a Title 5 inspection for the septic system at 51 West Street – Note: Class II License for Berlin Auto Service, Inc. expires January 1, 2014.
c)November 2013 Expanded Environmental Notification Form for Mass Central Rail Trail- Wayside Branch, prepared for DCR by Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc.
d)Berlin Historical Commission letter of November 18, 2013 to Building Inspector reporting on Commission’s Nov. 18 meeting vote to order a six month delay in demolition application filed by William Muldoon for the razing of 239 Randall Road due to the structure’s historical significance
e)Reverse 911 vendor literature as provided by Police Chief Tom Galvin from Swift Reach and CodRED
f) story ‘Mass. Senate Passes Minimum Wage Hike’ published November 20, 2013 
g)CMRPC letter of November 19, 2013 including 2013Regional Traffic Counting Program report
h)November 24, 2013 e-mail from Paul Keleher regarding interest in Wiring Inspector position
i)November 24, 2013 e-mail from Animal Inspector regarding various animal issues/updates
j)Tax Collector e-mail of November 25, 2013 with attachments regarding calculation of proposed Highland Commons mitigation payments
k)Building Inspector November 18, 2013 letter to Robert Choate regarding Berlin Auto Parts – NOTE: Berlin Auto Parts MV Junk and Junk Dealers licenses are to expire on December 31, 2013.
l)Treasurer’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Summary Request forms: Debt & Interest, Chapter 32B, Tax Title, Unemployment, Medicare, and Treasurer
m)Opposition to Petition for Reconsideration, filed with the Federal Communications Commission on November 18, 2013 by Charter Communications “In the Matter of Charter Communications, on behalf of its subsidiaries and affiliates – Petitions for Determination of Effective Competition in 46 Communities in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and New York, CSR-8558-E, CSR-8559-E, CSR-8560-E, CSR-8561-E
6)Executive Session – Maplewood Farm litigation 
7)Approval of reimbursement from 1870 Town Hall Revolving Account to Highway Department for supplies purchased on Lowes Business Account - Vote 
8)Request for agenda time at the December 2, 2013 Board meeting from Mark Rhodes regarding process for release of Occupancy Permits
9)Approval of bill for Bracket & Lucas October 2013 invoice - Vote
10) Approval of (1) FY'14 Personal Property refund, and (2) FY'13 Motor Vehicle refund - Votes
Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Requests
1870 Town Hall Designer Selection Process
Building Inspector request for FT status, oversight of Elec/Plumbing&Gas Inspectors
Wiring Inspector Job Description 
Inspector of Wires Appt. (1) 
ADA Comm. Appt. (1)		
Cable Advisory Comm. Appts.	
Rec. Comm. Appt. (1)		
Personnel Comm. Appt. (3)	
Highland Commons Development Agreement
Form of monthly reports
Town Counsel opinion on ZBA membership
Town Counsel opinion on IAC formation
Town Counsel-reviewed final version of the First Modification of Development Agreement for Riverbridge
Town Counsel opinion on EarthWorks Permits for 40B projects
Scheduled By:Dee Green
Posted At:Nov 21, 2013 3:37 PM EST
Last Modified:Nov 25, 2013 2:44 PM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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