Information for Meeting of Select Board
Monday December 09, 2013 7:00 PM EST

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Monday December 09, 2013 7:00 PM EST
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
Room 206
ADDED to agenda 12/9/201:
*7:25 p.m. Appointment
*Inserted “Rescue Squad” to Item #4
*Inserted Items #9-12, relabeling “Miscellaneous Correspondence” as #13
*Added Items #13(g)-(m) to “Miscellaneous Correspondence”
*Inserted matter into “Executive Session,” now numbered as Item #14
7 p.m. – Robert Choate re: Berlin Auto Parts driveway, hours of operation, etc.
7:25 p.m. – Highway Supt. regarding compensation for Heavy Equipment Operator/Laborers
7:30 p.m. – Board of Health regarding request for temporary, part time file clerk position
7:45 p.m. – Blue Wave Capital regarding request for reduction in building permit fee for Indian Head Farm solar array project
1) Second Amendment to Highland Commons Development Agreement – Vote 
2) Minutes - 10/28/13, 11/4/2013, 11/12/2013, 11/25/13 Open Session, 11/12/2013 Executive Session – Votes
3) Approval of Berlin Police Department application for MIIA Loss Control Grant for software and hardware for in-car video system - Vote
4) Review of November monthly department reports:  Police, Fire, Rescue Squad, Highway, Building Inspector, Food Pantry
5) 2014 liquor license, common victuallers, and entertainment applications – Votes 
  a) Victualler Svc. Corp. dba Berlin Country Club, All Alcohol Restaurant and Common Victuallers
  b) Yoshika Sefton dba Shiro Restaurant, All Alcohol Restaurant and Common Victuallers
  c) The Flat Penny, All Alcohol Restaurant, Common Victuallers and Entertainment 
  d) Berlin Liquors, All Alcohol Package Store 
  e) Daigneault’s Liquor Inc., All Alcohol Package Store
  f) Heath Corp. of Marlborough dba TGI Fridays, All Alcohol Restaurant and Common Victuallers
  g) RWJ Beverage dba The Wine Cellar, Wines & Malt Pkg. Store
6) Third discussion regarding online or print subscription with Thompson Reuters for law library and/or cancellation of subscription services 
7) Request for vote approving/sanctioning annual return of American Cancer Society “Bicycles Battling Cancer” event on June 8, 2014 – Vote
8) 1870 Town Hall Revolving Account expense – Marlboro Pest Control and Charter Communications – Vote
9) Discussion regarding process for purchase of used vehicles
10) Discussion regarding consideration of reimbursement of Webmaster out-of-pocket expenses 
11) Data Systems FY2015 Budget Summary Request Form – Vote
12) Revised Request for Reimbursement for Administrative Secretary November mileage – Vote
13) Miscellaneous Correspondence:  
  a) Application for Hearing and Findings of Fact, filed December 5, 2013 by Joshua and Kristin McKean of 40 Summer Road, seeking frontage variance
  b) Copy of e-mail to Town Clerk, dated December 3, 2013, from Attorney General’s Office confirming receipt of packet of by-laws as voted by Berlin Special Town Meeting of Nov. 12, 2013
  c) Copy of MSPCA Statement of Surrender by owner, dated December 3, 2013, of dog responsible for two human bites
  d) From Fire Chief Ricard – “What is ISO? Part 1” – FEMA Coffee Break Training – Community Risk Reduction CR-2013-2, December 4, 2013
  e) Berlin Board of Health letter, dated November 19, 2013, to Berlin General Store advising of lack of retail license to sell tobacco products
  f) Revised Berlin Board of Health proposed FY2015 budget
  g) National Grid letter of December 4, 2013, notifying town of 2014 selective herbicide treatment schedule for power line rights-of-way in Berlin.
  h) MA Department of Education 2013 Berlin and Boylston School report cards
  i) Treasurer’s December 9, 2013 e-mail regarding passage of December 5, 2013 capital request deadline
  j) Town Clerk’s FY2015 Budget Summary Request Form – Elections
  k) Town Clerk’s FY2015 Budget Summary Request Form - Registration
  l) School Department FY2015 Capital Request Form
  m) Mass. Municipal Assoc. letter of December 2, 2013 regarding 2012 Town Report recipients 
14) Executive Session – Maplewood litigation update
Inspector of Wires Appt. (1) 
ADA Comm. Appt. (1)		
Cable Advisory Comm. Appts.	
Rec. Comm. Appt. (1)		
Personnel Comm. Appt. (3)
Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Requests
Building Inspector request for FT status, oversight of Elec/Plumbing&Gas Inspectors
Wiring Inspector Job Description 
Highland Commons 2013 mitigation payment
Form of monthly reports
Town Counsel opinion on ZBA membership
Town Counsel opinion on IAC formation
Town Counsel opinion on EarthWorks Permits for 40B projects
Berlin and Boylston Regional School District request for Selectmen representative for collective bargaining
Scheduled By:Dee Green
Posted At:Dec 05, 2013 3:53 PM EST
Last Modified:Dec 09, 2013 5:04 PM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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