Information for Meeting of Select Board
Wednesday January 02, 2019 7:00 PM EST

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Wednesday January 02, 2019 7:00 PM EST
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
Room 206
**updated 1/2/2019 **
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7:05PM Fire Marshall regarding private way signage for Clarenan Road
7:10PM Public Hearing – National Grid pole petition (see full notice below) 
1.	Meeting minutes: 4 Open Session (11/26, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17), 1 Executive Session (12/3)
2.	Acceptance of letter of resignation of Fire/EMS Chief Zbikowski, effective 3/1/19
3.	Fire/EMS Chief Search Update
a)	Strong/Weak Chief Discussion
b)	Special Town Meeting
4.	Issuance of 2019 all-alcohol, on-premises consumption, hotel/innkeeper license to Berlin Hotel Operating, LLC dba Homewood Suites by Hilton, 65 River Road
5.	(Outstanding) 2019 license renewals: Berlin Auto Parts (Class III Motor Vehicle Sales), Berlin Auto Service (Class II Motor Vehicle Sales), Flat Penny (All Alcohol Restaurant, Entertainment, Sunday Entertainment, Common Victualler’s Licenses), Village Power Equipment (Class I Motor Vehicle Sales), Subway/Solomon Pond Mall (Common Victualler’s License) 
6.	Appointments
a)	Patricia Concannon to the Annual Town Report Committee, term to expire 5/31/19
7.	FY2020 budgets: Fire/EMS (& capital items), Police (& capital items), Communications, Pub. Build. (& capital items), Highway (& capital items), Snow & Ice, Legal Expense, Electricity, Fuel Oil, Street Lights, Town Administrator,  Cable Access Committee,  WHEAT,  Personnel Committee, COA (& capital items), CMRPC (preliminary #), Treasurer/Collector, Tax Titles, Debt & Interest, Unemployment Insurance, Ch. 32B Health/Dental, Medicare, Cultural Council, Town Report
8.	Part time Human Resources position Discussion/Vote
9.	Schedule Town Administrator Search Firm Interview(s) and discuss make-up of the committee
10.	Veterans Services Officer job description draft
11.	Selectmen Article
a)	Town Offices American with Disabilities Act and Roof Issues
12.	Approval of KP Law’s Human Resources estimate for Community Compact Grant
13.	Liaison roles
14.	Follow up following December 14, 2018 Selectmen’s meeting with Department Heads
EXECUTIVE SESSION: none scheduled
The Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at 7:10 p.m., at the Berlin Town Office Building, Room 206, 23 Linden Street, Berlin, Massachusetts, to act on the petition of National Grid to erect and maintain poles and wires, together with such sustaining and protecting fixtures as it may find necessary, said poles to be erected substantially in accordance with the plan filed with the Selectmen’s Office marked “Sawyer Hill Estates” located on Sawyer Hill Road, Berlin, Massachusetts, in accordance with National Grid Work Request Number 27085784, dated October 11, 2018.

The plan may be viewed online at, on the bulletin board outside the Town Clerk’s Office or at the Selectmen’s Office.
Christine Keefe
Lisa Wysocki
Margaret Stone
Scheduled By:Dee Green
Posted At:Nov 26, 2018 12:06 PM EST
Last Modified:Jan 02, 2019 4:54 PM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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Minutes and Associated Documents

1-2-2019.doc  (download) 26 Kb Jan 29, 2019 12:30 AM EST
Revised NGRID petition with revised map - Sawyer Hill Road No 27085784 sketch date 10-11-18.pdf  (download) 316 Kb Dec 27, 2018 5:58 PM EST

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