Information for Meeting of Select Board
Monday October 27, 2014 7:00 PM EDT

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Monday October 27, 2014 7:00 PM EDT
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
Room 206
***UPDATE 10/27/2014***
7:15 p.m. – Maryanne MacLeod re STM pipeline article –Vote
7:20 p.m. – Agricultural Commission re STM article for Community Garden 
7:30 p.m. –Energy Committee & representatives of Hampshire Council of Governments re electricity and IT offerings 
1.	Approval of meeting minutes – Vote
2.	Approval of bill schedules (i) Admin. Secretary $4.00 reimbursement; (ii) Webmaster $91.00 reimbursement – Votes
3.	Appointment of Benjamin Lilma of Berlin and Jonathan Paulnio of Hudson as Rescue Squad/EMTs - Vote 
4.	Approval of COA formula grant for FY15 - $4,947.53 - Vote
5.	Accountant time-off request – Vote
6.	Approval of: (i) updated FY15 Personnel Classification Spreadsheet re Min Wage law change; (ii) FY16 Personnel Classification Spreadsheet/COLA discussion; (iii) draft FY16 BOS Budget Letter – Votes
7.	Discussion regarding revision to Plumbing & Gas Permit Fee Schedule – Vote
8.	Discussion regarding primary and alternate Inspector policy
9.	Discussion re BOS goal setting for year
10.	Approval of Professional Services Agreement with MRI, Inc. for Public Safety Study – Vote
11.	Review of Selectmen agenda items for Nov. 3 Town Officer meeting
12.	Review of draft 12-8-2014 Special Town Meeting Warrant
13.	Discussion of letter to Charter Communications regarding move of PEG Channels – Vote 
14.	Review of Treasurer’s direct deposit notice to employees
15.	Miscellaneous Correspondence
a.	Paul Anderson 10/23 letter to ZBA re 80 Crosby Road
b.	MIIA counsel email re 11/24 executive session meeting re Johnston v Berlin
c.	Chief Galvin training/vacation advisory
d.	Boylston TA 10/20 letter to FERC with Boylston Selectmen 9/29 Resolution in opposition to the proposed Kinder Morgan natural gas transmission line project
e.	MACC 10/22 email regarding Kinder Morgan open house schedule
f.	Email to Town Counsel re opinion on Risi Trust Land, River Road West
g.	DOR/DLS 10/27 FY15 Excess and Deficiency Notice – Assabet Valley RSD
h.	Assabet Valley RVSD 10/15 letters re (i) online OML posting method; (ii) changed Berlin rep for negotiating committee
i.	The Wine Cellar ABCC application for Sunday 10AM opening hours
j.	MassDEP 10/17 letter re sanitary survey deficiencies for Whiney Estates Condominiums
k.	Riverbridge project: (i) National Grid 10/21 update on pole moves; (ii) Town Engineer email re 11/4 progress meeting
l.	Email to/from DEP re Tolman Property
m.	Treasurer emails re: (i) direct deposit; (ii) consolidated dispatch; (iii) lease signatory authority; (iv) BMS boiler update; (v) open grant opportunities; (vi) Cook property; (vii) Tolman property; (viii) S&P rating research; (ix) DESE BMS review
n.	Skip Duggan email to Police Chief re Suasco parking
o.	1870 Town Hall newsletter
p.	Building Inspector update on 80 Crosby Road
q.	MIIA: (i) EAP Ebola Fact Sheet; (ii) November training schedule
r.	NEDT Household Hazardous Waste Center Westfield opening announcement
s.	MassDEP Electrical Vehicle Initiative Program info
t.	CommBuys update
u.	Christmastime in Berlin Committee flyer, planning
v.	Assabet software training offering
16.	Executive Session: real estate land purchase negotiations – 58 South Street (McCulley Property)
•	Tolman Property groundwater concerns 
•	Appointment - Inspector of Wires 
•	Town Offices technical concerns – email stability, scanning abilities, storage needs 
•	Highland Commons mitigation funds disbursement policy/process (Booman)
•	Senior/Veteran Work Off programs
Scheduled By:Dee Green
Posted At:Oct 23, 2014 7:00 PM EDT
Last Modified:Oct 27, 2014 7:05 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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