Information for Meeting of Select Board
Monday December 30, 2013 7:10 PM EST

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Monday December 30, 2013 7:10 PM EST
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
Room 206
Update: 12/30/2013 at 4:45 p.m. – the following items have been added to tonight’s agenda: #3(d)-(g), 16(a)-(e), 14(i)-(k), 17

7:10 p.m. – Webmaster Garth Coleman on new design and proposed FY15 budget needs
7:30 p.m. – 1870 Town Hall Advisory Committee Chair Evy Dueck regarding secretary pay rate 
7:40 p.m. – Highway Supt. re: FY15 salaries and budget 
8 p.m. –Building and Electrical Inspectors re: Blue Wave Capital solar project and inspection fees
1) Status of amendment to Highland Commons Development Agreement and payment of FY2013 mitigation 
2) Meeting minutes: Nov. 18, Dec. 2, Dec. 7, Dec. 9, and Dec. 16, 2013; Executive Session: Dec. 9, 2013 - Vote 
3) Approval of 2014 Licenses: (a) #14-19 Starbucks Coffee, Common Victuallers, (b) #14-20 Interstate Theatres Corp., Common Victuallers, (c) #14-21 Interstate Theatres Corp., Public Amusement, (d) #14-23 Berlin General Store, Common Victuallers, (e) #14-24 Berlin Farms, Common Victuallers, (f) #14-25 Fusion & Hershey’s, Common Victuallers, (g) #14-26 Fusion & Hershey’s, Sunday License - Votes
4) Discussion regarding Wheeler’s Garage used car license
5) Refund requests: (a) Motor Vehicle FY12, (b) Motor Vehicle FY13, and (3) Personal Property FY14 - Votes
6) For Acting Personnel Committee: Continuation of Personnel Evaluations – Votes
7) FY2015 Budget Summary Request Forms: (a) Accountant, (b) Audit, (c) revised Council on Aging, (d) Highway, (e) Highway Snow, (f) Personnel Committee, (g) Police, (h) Public Buildings, (i) Rescue, (j) Selectmen.   
8) Discussion regarding Energy Committee FY2015 Capital Request - Vote
9) Letter of appreciation from scholarship recipient 
10) Discussion regarding replacement of American Flag – Vote
11) Discussion regarding Town Counsel review of (a) Berlin Police proposed “Ride Along Release of Claims” form, and (b) insurance of town-owned personal property
12) Update on MassWorks grant
13) Update on potential regionalized HR post
14) Miscellaneous Correspondence:  
 a) Berlin Police Chief Dec. 19 email regarding awarding of $4,972 MIIA grant to BPD
 b) Town Counsel update regarding Brennan litigation docket
 c) ZBA Hearing Notice – J. & K. McKean – Jan. 8, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
 d) Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project preliminary proposed FY15 budget
 e) Worc. Regional Retirement System meeting invitation
 f) MIIA report of the Nominating Committee
 g) Comm. of Mass. Dept. of Telecommunications & Cable FCC filing of Dec. 11, 2013
 h) Berlin Fire Dept. Nov. 2013 monthly report
 i) Berlin Boylston Regional School District Preliminary FY15 Budgets 
 j) Treasurer communications regarding Tollman property status and meeting request
 k) Flyer: Flyleaf Theater Company’s production of Twelfth Night, Jan. 9-12 at 1870 Town Hall
15) Executive Session: None
16) Approval of 2014 Licenses pending payment of fee(s) due: (a) #14-27 Cinnabon, Common Victuallers, (b) #14-28 Subway, Common Victuallers, (c) #14-29 Yogurt in Love, Common Victuallers, (d) #14-30 Yogurt in Love, Sunday License, (e) #14-31 Berlin Auto Service, Class II Used Car Dealer’s License – Votes
17) Approval of payment to South Shore Generator Service for $2,525.00 from FY14, Art. 21 “Town Hall Generator Repairs” - 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 26, 2013 7:07 PM EST
Last Modified:Dec 30, 2013 4:41 PM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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