Information for Meeting of Select Board
Monday December 16, 2013 7:00 PM EST

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Monday December 16, 2013 7:00 PM EST
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
Room 206
updated 12/16/2013
*Adding 3(d) and (e), 8(d), 12(k)-(m), 14, 15, 16
7 p.m. –Building and Electrical Inspectors re: Blue Wave Capital solar project and inspection fees
7:45 p.m. – Joint meeting with Berlin Cable Advisory Committee re: Charter Cable franchise renewal 
1) Status of Highland Commons (a) Second Amendment to Development Agreement, and (b) FY2013 mitigation payment 
2) Approval of (a) Open Session meeting minutes [November 18, 2013; December 2, 2013; and December 9, 2013]; and (b) Executive Session meeting minutes [December 9, 2013] - Vote 
3) Approval of 2014 Licenses: (a) #14-13 Berlin Auto Parts, Motor Vehicle Junk License Class III; (b) #14-14 Berlin Auto Parts, Junk Dealer’s License; (c) #14-15 Village Power Equipment Co., Second Hand Motor Vehicle Sale License Class I; (d) #14-16 and #14-17 Tricorp Amusements, Automatic Amusement and Public Amusement Licenses; (e) #14-18 Nouria Energy, Common Victuallers License - Votes
4) For Acting Personnel Committee review: Continuation of Personnel Evaluations – Votes
5) For Acting Personnel Committee review: Treasurer’s December 11, 2013 email with research supporting FY2015 salary increase
6) Discussion regarding Energy Committee FY2015 Capital Request - Vote
7) FY2015 Budget workshop – Votes
8) FY2015 Budget Summary Request Forms: (a) Council on Aging, (b) EMD; (c) Revised Veterans Services; and (d) Agricultural Commission - Votes
9) 1870 Town Hall bill schedule – Tyco SimplexGrinnell for smoke detector - Vote
10) Building inspector request for temporary clerical help for photocopying – Vote
11) Discussion regarding insurance of town-owned personal property
12) Miscellaneous Correspondence:  
 a) Blue Wave Capital e-mail of December 10, 2013, including: (1) May 21, 2013 draft PILOT agreement, and (2) 80% Construction Documents for Indian Head Farm solar array project
 b) Assessor’s research into solar PILOT agreements
 c) Assabet Valley regional Vocational School District FY2015 Preliminary Operating Budget
 d) Treasurer e-mail of December 11, 2013 regarding pre-purchase approach for ladder truck
 e) Thomson Reuters/WestLaw email of December 10, 2013 confirming cancellation of service 
 f) FY2015 Budget Summary Request Form – Rescue –for January Selectmen appointment
 g) Mass. Ethics Commission updated Conflict of Interest Law Summary notice, dated December 11, 2013
 h) Berlin Theatre Company notice of Dec. 20 and 21 production of “Women of Lockerbie” 
 i) The Beacon, Massachusetts Municipal Association, December 2013
 j) The OARS Newsletter, December 2013
 k) MassDOT Highway Division letters of December 11, 2013 regarding underwater bridge inspections for: (1) West River Road/North Brook Bridge No. B-09-012 and (2) South Street/North Brook Bridge No. B-09-003
 l) Retired SC&ME Assoc. of Mass January 2014 newsletter
 m) Massachusetts Municipal Association December 11, 2013 letter regarding MMA’s 35th Annual Meeting and Trade Show, Jan. 24 & 25, 2014
13) Executive Session: None
14) Approval of Public Building expenses: (1) Peterson Oil Service and (2) Automatic Temp. Controls - Vote
15) Time-off request dated December 16, 2013 from Police Chief Thomas Galvin
16) ABCC Renewal Certification 2014 form - Vote
• Highland Commons 2013 mitigation payment, signed Second Amendment to Development Agreement
• Town Counsel opinions: (1) ZBA membership, (2) IAC formation, (3) EarthWorks Permits for 40B projects
• Building Inspector request for FT status, oversight of Electrical and Plumbing/Gas Inspectors
• Inspector of Wires Appointment, job description
• Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Committee – seeking applicants for 1 vacancy
• Cable Advisory Comm. – seeking applicants
• Recreation Committee – seeking applicants for 1 vacancy
• Personnel Committee – seeking applicants for 3 vacancies
Scheduled By:Dee Green
Posted At:Dec 12, 2013 4:38 PM EST
Last Modified:Dec 16, 2013 1:46 PM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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