Information for Meeting of Select Board
Monday July 14, 2014 7:00 PM EDT

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Monday July 14, 2014 7:00 PM EDT
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
Room 206
7:15 p.m.	Appointment of Dean Bellville as full time Police Officer - Vote
7:20 p.m. 	Joint meeting with FinCom - FY14 close out
7:45 p.m. 	Data Systems Coordinator re Data Systems Forum follow-up
8:15 p.m.	Maryanne MacLeod on Tennessee Gas Pipeline project

1.	Approval of bill schedule – 1870 Town Hall- Charter Internet - Vote
2.	Approval of meeting minutes – Vote
3.	As acting Personnel Committee, discuss revision of Personnel Classification Spreadsheet for FY15 w.r.t. minimum wage change, effective 1/1/15 – Vote
4.	Signature on previously-approved “Current Step & Level for Town Employees – FY15”
5.	Approval of scope of public safety study - Vote
6.	Discussion on FY14 Highland Commons mitigation invoice
7.	Approval of Mass. Housing Partnership 40B Technical Assistance Grant – Vote
8.	Approval of Accountant time-off request – Vote
9.	Appointment of Selectmen rep to Tahanto Budget Planning Task Force – Vote
10.	Approval of MACC-endorsed letter to New England governors – Vote
11.	Update on Green Community grant award
12.	Approval of installment agreement with Electrical & Plumbing/Gas inspectors on Riverbridge & hotel- Vote
13.	Monthly reports:  (a) Building Inspector permit log and time sheet; (b) Food Pantry; (c) Police Dept.; (d) Rescue Squad
14.	Update on closing of call for interest in Inspector/Land Use Clerk; empanel candidate screening committee - Vote
15.	Update on DEP June 23 Notice of Noncompliance re: Berlin Municipal Center 
16.	Discussion regarding P&S for Mathews Property and any potential STM 
17.	Approval of Berlin Fire Co. for monthly car wash events – Vote
18.	Discussion regarding Sawyer Hill Eco Village LIP agreement renegotiation status
19.	Miscellaneous correspondence:  
a.	MACC July 1, copying letters from Gov. Patrick on pipeline project
b.	Bolton Conservation Administrator July 2 email re Fyfeshire Dam project
c.	Virginia Maki July 2 email re: Sawyer Hill 40B LIP Agreement amendment
d.	DLS July 2 email re FY15 Conference Committee Local Aid estimates
e.	MMA July 2 email re wireless telecom provision 
f.	CMRPC July 2 email re status of regionalized HR post study
g.	MIIA July 2 loss control recommendations
h.	VFIS A&S Invoice, FY15
i.	Building Inspector report re Lyman Rd deck collapse
j.	Mass. Dept. of Telecom. & Cable Advisory and July 3 email to Cable Advis. Comm.
k.	Carl Wickstrom July 3 email re pipeline project data
l.	DOR/DLS Local Aid Proposals
m.	DLS July 3 City & Town newsletter
n.	Treasurer July 3 email re Tahanto head custodian
o.	Berlin Fire Co. July 5 car wash request
p.	July 7 email to Kinder Morgan regarding question format for 7/23 forum
q.	Mass. Public Health Assoc. July 7 email re: Complete Streets Cert. Program
r.	Call for IAC non-union town employee member, July 7
s.	MACC regional Cons. Comm. meeting planning, July 7
t.	Town Clerk July 7 email regarding demolition questions for 100 River Rd West
u.	Admin. Sec. July 8 email re IT needs
v.	Confirmation of regional T.A. meeting re pipeline project
w.	CMRPC July 9 email re Land Use Priority Plan Meeting on July 30
x.	MMA alert dated July 11 re Governor approval of FY15 state budget
y.	DOR/DLS FY15 Cherry Sheet Estimates, July 11
z.	CMRPC & MRPC “Buy Local” initiative email, July 14
aa.	Building Inspector July 14 email re FY14 sick time roll over to LT Disability
bb.	Assessor July 14 email regarding GeoTMS online payments through UniBank
cc.	Police Chief July 14 email re: Sept. 14th “Run for them Apples” 5K
20.	Executive Session – (a) litigation strategy, Johnston v Berlin (Maplewood Farm); (b) Brennan v. Berlin; (c)DaSilva v. BMS; (d) P&S negotiations, Mathew Property acquisition

• Town Counsel opinion: (1) EarthWorks Permits for 40Bs 
• Tolman Property groundwater concerns 
• Remote Meeting Participation for municipal boards & committees
• Appointments: (a) Inspector of Wires; (b) Inspector/Land Use Clerk 
• Town Offices technical concerns – email stability, scanning abilities, storage needs 
• Volunteers Needed: ADA Committee (1); Recreation Committee (1); Personnel Committee (3); Zoning Board of Appeals (1 Associate Member vacancy); Cable Advisory Committee (1)
Scheduled By:Dee Green
Posted At:Jul 10, 2014 6:58 PM EDT
Last Modified:Jul 14, 2014 4:05 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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