Information for Meeting of Select Board
Monday March 03, 2014 7:00 PM EST

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Monday March 03, 2014 7:00 PM EST
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
Room 206
UPDATED 3/3/14 – Adding 7:45 Appointment, inserting new #10-14, expanding #15
7 p.m. – Joint meeting BOS and FinCom
7:45 p.m. – Billie Louise Bentzen & Virginia Maki re: request to convert affordable- to market rate-units at the Sawyer Hill Eco Village 40(b)
1) Approval/signature of letters of engagement with auditor CliftonLarsonAllen LLP for years ended (a) June 30, 2013 and (b) June 30, 2014 - Votes
2) Approval of request for Common Victualler’s License for BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc., 1 Highland Common West, Hudson, MA – Vote
3) Approval of 1870 Town Hall Revolving Account bill schedule – Vote
4) Approval of Selectmen’s Office bill schedule – Vote 
5) Approval of FY15 Budget Requests – (a) Building Inspector; (b) WHEAT; (c) Conservation Commission 
6) Approval of letter to Building and Interim Electrical Inspectors re: Indian Head Farm solar array inspection fees – Vote
7) Discussion regarding draft payroll payment schedule for Interim Electrical Inspector re: Indian Head Farm solar array inspection fees 
8) Discussion of timesheet format for inspectors (Building, Plumbing/Gas, Electrical)
9) Approval of minutes – Vote
10) Discuss Treasurer’s request for information regarding FY14 Highland Commons mitigation invoice - Vote
11) Approval of FY14 R.E. refund – Vote 
12) Letter of acknowledgement of Ride to End Alzheimer’s bike event on July 12, 2014 – Vote
13) Approval of Building Inspector bill schedule – Vote
14) Approval of closing of South Common Pond from April 15, 2014 at Noon through April 19, 2014 at Noon for Annual Fishing Derby, sponsored by Berlin Board of Trade - Vote
15) Miscellaneous Correspondence: (a) Building Inspector’s Feb. 2014 building permit log; (b) Anonymous letter of Feb. 19 re: Highway Supt.; (c) Rep. Harold Naughton Office Feb. 26 email requesting feedback on state budget priorities; (d) Administrative Secretary Feb. 26 email regarding vehicle use; (e) Finance Committee Feb. 5 letter to Town Accountant confirming vote allowing FY14 Snow & Salt deficit spending; (f) Expenditure Ledger through March 3 on Snow & Salt Wages, Supplies and Expenses; (g) Email of March 3 from Town Clerk regarding Howard Spaulding decision not to seek re-election for Constable; (h) Treasurer’s March 1 email regarding Caira property on Ball Hill at Captiva; (i) Officer Richard Gilchrist March 2 email regarding benefit dinner for Evelyn Amoros-Centeno; (j) Assessor Administrator March 3 email to Blue Wave Capital’s A. Foley requesting full PILOT documentation; (k) Invitation to OARS March 8 Roundtable conference for local lake and river conservation groups; (l) Accountant’s Feb. 28 email regarding odor in Town Offices; (m) Feb. 24 application to the Zoning Board of Appeals by Whitney Estates Condominium Trust for Amendment to the Comprehensive Permit
16) Executive Session: M.G.L. Ch. 30A, Sec. 21(a)(3) Litigation Strategy, Brennan v Berlin ZBA
• Blue wave Capital/Indian Farm solar array PILOT agreement negotiations, ATM warrant article
• Brian Clemmer dba Wheeler’s Garage Class II used car sale license 
• Highland Commons FY2014 mitigation payment
• Town Counsel opinions: (1) IAC formation, (2) EarthWorks Permits for 40Bs, (3) Wheeler’s Garage, (4) Procurement question regarding Rescue Squad collections, (5) Blue Wave Capital solar fees & permitting
• Building Inspector request for FT status, oversight of Electrical and Plumbing/Gas Inspectors
• Inspector of Wires Appointment, job description
• Volunteers Needed: ADA Committee (1); Recreation Committee (1); Personnel Committee (3); Zoning Board of Appeals (3 Associate Member vacancies); Cable Advisory Committee (1)
Scheduled By:Dee Green
Posted At:Feb 27, 2014 4:32 PM EST
Last Modified:Mar 03, 2014 3:25 PM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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