Information for Meeting of Select Board
Monday February 01, 2016 7:00 PM EST

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Monday February 01, 2016 7:00 PM EST
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
Room 206
*** UPDATED 2/1/2016 ***
7:15 PM - Police Chief re FY17 budgets:  Police, Comm., Animal Control & Data Systems – Vote(s)
7:20 PM – Council on Aging FY17 Budget Request – Vote
7:30 PM – 1870 Town Hall Committee regarding community preservation mitigation request presentation
7:45 PM – Cable Advisory Committee regarding Charter Cable license renewal application issues; Town Counsel opinion regarding cost-sharing on remote hook-ups - Vote
1.	Approval of meeting minutes – Vote
2.	Discussion regarding:
a.	Highway-to-Cemetery 1 ton dump truck sharing/transfer - Vote
b.	Tahanto school zone signage – participation in Feb. 5th MassDOT conference call with Boylston 
c.	Town Counsel response(s): 
i.	Whether volunteers may work for no pay (COA answer, no FD answer) 
ii.	Whether there is an age limit for Fire and EMS responders under MA law
d.	FinCom request for confirmation of Fire and EMS Dept. and/or Selectmen representation at Feb. 10th FinCom meeting 
e.	Central Mass. Mosquito Control request for approval to perform wetland restoration project – Collins Road, Map # 230-023, Parcel 8 - Vote
f.	Admin. Sec. attendance at MMA Legislative Breakfast Meeting, March 4th
3.	Approvals:
a.	FY17 Budget requests: (i) Highway; (ii) Highway Snow & Ice – 2nd revision; (iii) Municipal Buildings; (iv) Fire and EMS; (v) Emergency Management Dir.; (vi) Personnel [as Acting Personnel Committee]; (vii) Police & Fire Sickness &Accident; (viii) Property & Liability; (ix) Workers Comp; (x) Recreation Committee; (xi) Selectmen; (xii) Town Counsel/Legal Expenses; (xii) Electrical Inspector  – Vote(s)
4.	Review of Miscellaneous Correspondence
a.	Advisories on Governor’s proposed Local Aid figures 
b.	FinCom email regarding missing FY17 budgets
c.	Historical Commission email with addendum to Bullard House Proposal and Admin. Sec. email re Building Inspector interest in serving as project manager on Bullard House
d.	Building Inspector Jan. 21 letter regarding Bullard House status
e.	Highway Supt. email regarding liaison concern
f.	Treasurer email regarding MIIA Health Benefits Trust medicalFY17 rate range 
g.	Finance Committee meeting notice, Feb. 10th, for public safety budgets
h.	Exit Interview Forms:  Rescue Chief Bartlett, Fire Chief Ricard
i.	Chief Ricard email regarding separation documentation
j.	Admin. Sec. email regarding NVRDD Admin Board meeting, Feb. 3rd
k.	Planning Board hearing notice, Feb. 9th, re subdivision plan – 40 Summer Road
l.	Board of Health hearing notice, Feb. 16th, re Green Acres Title 5 variance requests
m.	MMPA training flier
n.	Community Compact advisory regarding filing deadline Jan. 29th
o.	MACC advisory regarding Kinder Morgan/Tennessee Gas Pipeline DPU filings
p.	MMA advisory regarding Senate Public Records bill
q.	COA Senior Transport reimbursement rate; insurance coverage memo
r.	Interim Fire and EMS Chief schedule, week of Feb. 1
s.	Bickford email regarding Gagnier request for Fire Inspection follow-up
t.	Building Inspector permit log, January 2016
u.	Charter Communications annual Form 500 (complaint/outage report)
v.	Town Counsel statement Jan. 28, 2016 – no litigation
w.	FAC draft Jan. 12th meeting minutes
x.	Accountant/Treasurer reconciliation as of Nov. 30, 2015
y.	Berlin-Boylston “School Report Card” notification & “Right-to-Know”
5.	Executive Session: – (a) patrolman contract negotiations; (b) McCulley & (c) Tolman Properties updates
•	Approve Wiring Inspector job posting/pay rate/oversight of Wiring & Plumbing Building Inspector 
•	Approve ACO job description
•	Tolman Property groundwater concerns
Scheduled By:Dee Green
Posted At:Jan 28, 2016 5:58 PM EST
Last Modified:Feb 01, 2016 6:48 PM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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