Information for Meeting of Select Board
Monday June 08, 2015 7:00 PM EDT

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Monday June 08, 2015 7:00 PM EDT
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
Room 206
***UPDATED JUNE  8, 2015***
7:15 p.m. – National Grid pole hearing (Crosby Road)
7:25 p.m. – Fire Chief regarding Reserve Fund Transfer; Internal Account Transfer – Vote(s)
7:30 p.m. – Pipeline Study Comm. recommendation on Paul Kelleher appointment – Vote
7:35 p.m. – Dog Officer regarding ACO training, police dispatch protocol
1.	Approval of meeting minutes – Vote
2.	Approve refunds – (a) Personal Property FY15; (b) Real Estate FY15 – Vote(s)
3.	Approval of Reserve Fund Transfer – Data Systems - Vote
4.	Approval of Auctioneer License for E. Guy Sawyer & Sons, 35 Central Street- Vote
5.	Appointments: (a) Police Department annual appointments; (b) Rescue Squad annual appointments – Vote(s)
6.	Approval of Berlin Fire Company fielding Town team for the annual Wachusett Muster League event, Sat. June 13th in Boylston - Vote
7.	Approval of revised MA Dept. of Energy Resources Contract re Green Community grants - Vote
8.	Approval of Electricity Aggregation Agreement with Hampshire Council of Governments – Vote
9.	Review Senior/Veteran Property Tax Work-Off Abatement Program: (a) Department Request form; (b) Selectmen Office assistance
10.	Approve Maximum Resale Value for LIP unit (82 Village Court) - Vote
11.	Approve Town Officer &/or public meeting(s) for review of MRI public safety study – Vote
12.	Discuss Town Officer meeting series feedback
13.	Discuss pick-up use of South Common fields for hockey games
14.	Discuss Peterson Oil response to Fy15 billing concerns on fuel oil
15.	Discuss Charter Communications License Renewal Application
16.	Discuss emergency contact information for inspectors
17.	Discuss VFIS estimate on FY16 Police Sickness & Accident policy
18.	Discuss MIIA FY16 Prop & Liability application
19.	Discussion regarding Town Counsel opinions: (a) Revised Ch. 61A Notice for Risi Property, River Road West (Attny Marsh); (b) Dog Officer vs Animal Control Officer (Attny Winner); (c) K&P Town Officer training request pending (Attny Bard) – Vote(s)
20.	Miscellaneous Correspondence
a.	CMRPC on FY16 pooled procurement – fuel oil
b.	Accountant’s FY15 Financial Statement through Jan. 31, 2015
c.	Board of Registrars’: (i) Ballot Recount Proceedings; (ii) request for Town Counsel at Recount
d.	Assabet Valley Reg. Voc. School District School Committee Re-organization memo, June 3
e.	AG Office May 29 confirmation of receipt of ATM bylaw submissions
f.	Kinder Morgan June 2 letter re planned revision to proposed North Worcester Lateral pipeline path; MACC email; newspaper coverage by T&G, WBJ, Berkshire Eagle and Boston Globe
g.	Approved Reserve Fund Transfers, May 27 – Muni Bldg PT Wages; Rescue PT Wages
h.	Monthly report(s): (i) Building Inspector; (ii) Rescue Squad 
i.	Insp./Land Use Clerk email regarding monthly reports
j.	Bracket & Lucas update on transfer of firm files to Town Offices
k.	June 8 complaint re police patrols
l.	Building Inspector BMS roof update
m.	Building Inspector and Owners letters .re 80 Crosby Road enforcement letter
n.	Treasurer/Accountant emails re: (i) ADP; (ii) January reconciliation
o.	Town Counsel June 3 email regarding DOR request for further documentation
p.	Accountant email regarding FY15 WHEAT assessment payment
q.	Berlin-Boylston School District Committee June 1 letter re 2015-2016 assessment
r.	June 1 Selectmen letter to Postmaster permitting use of Bulk Mail Permit No. 3 – Berlin Home Day
s.	SVT May 28 email re Kelsey closing
t.	Bickford emails: (i) May 28 re access to Berlin Meadows; (ii) June 7 re North Brook
u.	Selectmen’s email to dept. heads regarding notification of all insurance claims
v.	Tsongas June 1 email regarding June 10 FEMA filing deadline
w.	Worcester County Selectmen’s Association: (i) June 10 agenda; (ii) March 18 minutes; (iii) proposed bylaw changes
x.	CMRPC June 11 Annual Meetnig and Awards Dinner invite
y.	MMA: (i) May 27 article regarding double pole removal database; (ii)MA Selectmen’s Assn. Regional Meeting invitation 
21.	Executive Session: none scheduled
•	Tolman Property groundwater concerns 
•	Town Offices IT – management, email stability, scanning, storage needs 
•	Highland Commons mitigation funds disbursement policy/process
•	Senior/Veteran Work Off programs
Scheduled By:Dee Green
Posted At:Jun 04, 2015 4:10 PM EDT
Last Modified:Jun 08, 2015 3:12 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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