Information for Meeting of Select Board
Monday October 20, 2014 7:00 PM EDT

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Monday October 20, 2014 7:00 PM EDT
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
Room 206
***UPDATED 10/20/2014***
7:00 p.m.	Aidan Foley of Blue Wave Capital re Gates Pond Road landfill solar project
7:15 p.m.	Rep. Harold Naughton, Jr. re (1) Duncan Baum citation; (2) DCR grant to Berlin Fire
7:30 p.m.	Evy Dueck with 1870 Town Hall elevator/curatorial building project update
7:45 p.m.	FinCom meets jointly with the Selectmen for FY16 financial preview
8:30 p.m.	Police, Fire & Rescue Chiefs re Public Safety Study vendor selection - Vote
1.	Approval of meeting minutes – Vote
2.	Approval of FY2015 Local Cultural Council contract and scope of services with MA Cultural Council - Vote
3.	Approval of reserve fund transfers: (i) $5,000 Offer & P&S deposits for 58 South Street (contingent on 12/8/14 STM approval of purchase) for Selectmen/Expenses; and (2) $750 to correct budgeting error for Data Systems/Expenses – Vote(s)
4.	Discussion regarding Berlin Auto Parts hours of operation (requested by Selectman Bickford)
5.	Treasurer request for confirmation of 90 day notice before mandatory direct deposit switch-over
6.	Discussion regarding website and Facebook advertising for Hunger Awareness Month 
7.	Discussion re BOS goal setting for year
8.      Discussion regarding payment split between primary and alternate Electrical and Plumbing/Gas inspectors - Vote
9.	Miscellaneous Correspondence
a.	Original citizen petition signatures for William Donovan re drive through STM article
b.	August & September 2014 Building permit logs
c.	Opinion request of Town Counsel re Risi Land 61A right of first refusal
d.	Advisory to affected dept. heads regarding ID badges
e.	Treasurer & Accountant email regarding receipt of $50,000 19 Carter St. earmark
f.	Email regarding manner for paying primary and alternate Electrical and Plumbing/Gas inspectors
g.	Accountant email regarding proposed increase in hours for Building Inspector
h.	Paul Anderson email regarding special permit conditions for 80 Crosby Road
i.	Librarian email regarding procurement law on building design work
j.	Treasurer emails regarding 2015 Medicare rates, capital item rating form, FAC scheduling, BMS furnace, school regionalization coverage
k.	Assessor email re GeoTMS tablets
l.	Margaret Pomphrey and Walter Bickford emails re 80 Jones Road
m.	Kinder Morgan Oct. 14 update and open house schedule
n.	1870 Town Hall newsletter
o.	First Parish Church flyer re Nov. 1 & 2 Friendship Village Fair Shoppe
p.	MMA advisory regarding DPH/MEMA Ebola briefing
q.	Michael’s store manager email regarding ribbon cutting
r.	OARS newsletter regarding Question 2
s.	495 MetroWest Partnership Gubernatorial Candidate Forum schedule
t.	DOL/DLS City & Town Newsletter – October 16, 2014
u.	COMMBUYS (i) Enablement Manager email; (ii) newsletter
v.	Retired SC&ME Association November 2014 newsletter
w.	Collins Center report – October 17, 2014
x.	Mass. Mun. Councillors’ Association call for BOD candidates
y.	OCPF Newletter – October 17, 2014
z.	United Way flyer Oct. 24 event
10.	Executive Session: regarding the potential purchase of real estate – 58 South Street
•	Public Safety Study project award vote
•	Tolman Property groundwater concerns 
•	Remote Meeting Participation for municipal boards & committees
•	Appointment - Inspector of Wires 
•	Town Offices technical concerns – email stability, scanning abilities, storage needs 
•	Highland Commons mitigation funds disbursement policy/process
•	Creation of policy for fee(s) for adoption of animals from Animal Control Officer
Scheduled By:Dee Green
Posted At:Oct 16, 2014 6:58 PM EDT
Last Modified:Oct 20, 2014 3:42 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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