Information for Meeting of Select Board
Monday November 17, 2014 7:00 PM EST

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Monday November 17, 2014 7:00 PM EST
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
Room 206
*** UPDATED 11/17/2014 ***
APPOINTMENTS: None scheduled 
1.	Approval of meeting minutes – Vote
2.	Acceptance of notice of resignation of Council on Aging member William F. Lowe – Vote
3.	Approval of bill schedule for payment of Maugel Architects invoice from Art. 4 STM Elevator/1870 Town Hall article – Vote
4.	Approval of estimated payment invoice for Donovan Services regarding Dec. 8th STM expenses –Vote
5.	Discuss Finance Committee request for Wednesday update regarding STM land purchase article
6.	Approval of Selectmen-controlled Town Assets over $5,000 – Vote
7.	Review of Fiscal Year 2016 Selectmen-oversight budgets
8.	Review of Riverbridge Affordable Housing application, as filed with the state
9.	Review of “Environment Massachusetts” letter of endorsement request 
10.	Review Veterans Agent office needs, request
11.	Discussion regarding Building Inspector job description (Bickford request)
12.	Discussion regarding 1870 Town Hall STM article (Bickford request)
13.	Discuss addition of copier replacement to Capital Plan
14.	Miscellaneous Correspondence
a.	Letters to The Flat Penny from (i) Building Inspector regarding annual liquor/safety inspection findings and (ii) Selectmen regarding Berlin Police report of alleged breach of licensed closing time
b.	Animal Inspector report re 11/10 dog bite
c.	ZBA Decision –Special Permit approval, 55 Carter Street
d.	Treasurer emails re (i) FY16 Capital Plan Worksheet; (ii)Worc. Regional Retirement System
e.	Assessor email thread regarding SunEdison legal expense payment status
f.	Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale for #7, 8 and 13 Village Lane 
g.	Margaret Sardell email re Highway Dept. backhoe purchase, funding source
h.	Carolyn Landry email regarding Council on Aging newsletter
i.	Christmastime in Berlin schedule for Dec. 5th & 6th
j.	Council on Aging’s Powderhouse News, Nov./Dec. 2014
k.	1870 Town Hall newsletter
l.	Tree Warden Dec. 2nd Public Hearing notice 
m.	Draft Stretch Code Green Community HERS report 
n.	Assabet Valley Reg. THS Supt. finalist interviews
o.	MMA: (i) interdepartmental communication workshop offering; (ii) The Beacon, Nov. 2014; (iii) Legislative Update re $325M FY15 state deficit; (iv) paid sick time advisory; (v) MMA annual meeting invitation
p.	Hampshire Council of Governments Legislative Summit invitation
q.	AT&T advisory on 2G phones
r.	UMASS Collins Center workshop advisory
s.	Foundation budget workshop invitation
15.	Executive Session: (i) negotiations regarding real property purchase – 58 South Street; (ii) Johnston v Berlin litigation update
•	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
•	Town Counsel-led Ethics/PRR/OML workshop
Scheduled By:Dee Green
Posted At:Nov 13, 2014 6:36 PM EST
Last Modified:Nov 17, 2014 3:32 PM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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