Information for Meeting of Select Board
Monday May 23, 2016 7:00 PM EDT

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Monday May 23, 2016 7:00 PM EDT
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
Room 206
***UPDATED 5/23/2016***
7:15PM - Update on Town Barn construction RFP bids received - Vote
7:30PM – Treasurer: (1) RFT –Unemployment Ins. - $3,958.90; (2) bonding for Highway Building architect; (3) EXECUTIVE SESSION – McCulley Property – Vote(s)
7:45 PM – Riverbridge/Matthew Senie earth importation request – Source: “The Point,” Littleton, MA
8 PM – EXECUTIVE SESSION - Fire Chief Zbikowski regarding contract negotiations
1.	Approvals/Discussion – Vote(s):
a.	Meeting minutes – 5/9 OS & ES 
b.	Webmaster reimbursement request from Selectmen/Expenses - $596.13
c.	Review/approval of draft Rail Trail Advisory Committee mission statement, etc.
d.	Appointments: 
i.	Rail Trail Study Committee: Mary Mikelk through May 2017
ii.	Recreation Committee: Valerie Muldoon through May 2019; and Julie Lee through May 2018; and 
e.	Town Electrical work: (i) authorization for work on Town property; (ii) waiver of permit fee
f.	Permission for Assabet Valley Collaborative students to continue to use Town Office meeting space for kibble project through June 2016
g.	Letter to Dept. of Telecommunications & Cable regarding Charter Communications renewal contract
h.	Award 2016 Mabel Marble Memorial Scholarships (5 applications received)
i.	Draft statement regarding Harpers Payroll 
j.	Request for Board representative at Green Acres developer/counsel meeting, June 8
k.	Treasurer request: applicability of new federal overtime rule to muni government & whether Personnel oversees
l.	Plan for handling former Town Counsel files
m.	Requested updates to Work-Off program documents/website
2.	Miscellaneous Correspondence
a.	MACC email with copy of May 23 Kinder Morgan/Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company official letter to FERC withdrawing application for NED pipeline proposal
b.	Emails with Central Office regarding BOS signing of BTA contract 
c.	June 14 DCR dam inspections: Barefoot Brook (11AM), Brewer Brook (12:30PM), and Lester Ross (2PM)
d.	Highway Supt. email regarding residential driveway permit: Salim Kassouf, 237 West Street
e.	Central Office email regarding BTA contract signing
f.	ZBA Chair email regarding Green Acres discussion at June 8 meeting
g.	Board of Health hearing notice – Town Barn Project, 112 West Street – June 21
h.	Building Permit application – Greg Tremelling, 32 Brigham Road
i.	IAC email, May 18
j.	May 23 Citizen complaint re Linden Street truck traffic
k.	Notes of May 17 meeting of Nashoba Valley Town Administrators 
l.	Confirmation of order from Town Clerk of bound Annual Town Reports
m.	Berlin Auto Parts email, May 17
n.	Treasurer emails: (i) Assistant Treasurer posting; (ii) Building Inspector contract; (iii) Personnel Committee/Selectmen regarding appointment of new firefighters
o.	Accountant/Treasurer reconciliation through April 30
p.	MIIA: (i) May employee newsletter; (ii) FY16 Rewards; (iii) Farm To Table event; (iv) Well Aware May newsletter
q.	Verizon labor update, May 18
r.	Mirick O’Connell law update, May 18
s.	Rep. Harold Naughton: (i) May 19 update; (ii) May 26 trout stocking event invitation
t.	Sen. Flanagan email regarding May 24 webinar re Senate Bill 2144
u.	Senate W&M FY17 budget updates: (i) Sen. Jennifer Flanagan; (ii) MMA 
v.	DOR/DLS “City & Town”, May 19
w.	495/MetroWest Partnership June 1 event invitation
x.	MMA updates (i) Public Record law hearing May 25; (ii) Senate FY17 budget debate
y.	June 9 Small Town Administrators Meeting agenda
3.	Executive Session: - (a) status of land negotiations –McCulley property, 58 South Street; (b) Police Chief contract 
OLD BUSINESS: (1) Approve ACO job description; (2) Tolman Property groundwater concerns
Scheduled By:Dee Green
Posted At:May 19, 2016 7:00 PM EDT
Last Modified:May 23, 2016 6:08 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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