Information for Meeting of Select Board
Monday December 14, 2015 6:30 PM EST

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Monday December 14, 2015 6:30 PM EST
Location:Berlin Memorial School
34 South Street, Berlin, MA 01503
***UPDATED 12/14/15***
Prepare for Special Town Meeting at 7 p.m. this same evening at Berlin Memorial School.  The Board of Selectmen will remain in session throughout Special Town Meeting.
None scheduled
1.	Approval of meeting minutes – Vote(s)
2.	Signing and declaration of December 14, 2015 as Lorraine Cedar Day – Vote 
3.	Approval of Feuerstein Conservation Restriction, Linden St. & Ball Hill Rd - Vote
4.	Discussion of STM Motions, Chief Bartlett letter
5.	Approval: (a) PT Dispatcher appointment – Suzan Dudula; (b) Town sponsorship for Officer Shantel Smith at full-time Police Academy at officer’s expense, (c) As sitting Personnel Committee, approval of Library appointment of Pamela Chenevert as Children’s and Youth Services Librarian; (d) Waiver of $51.50 electrical permit fee #berlinma-59695 for 1870 Town Hall service upgrade by Assabet Valley RTHS – Vote(s)
6.	Approval of revised MA Standard Contract Form for COA formula grant to add new Chair G. Pendergast – Vote
7.	Approval of FY17 Budget Requests: (a) ZBA; (b) Agricultural Commission; (c) Selectmen Capital request – replacement Town Office copiers - $15,000.00  – Vote(s)
8.	Approval of License Renewals – Vote(s) 
a.	2016 - ABCC population and renewal certification forms 
b.	2016 - Cabela’s Wholesale, Inc., 44 Highland Commons East: (i) Class I MV sales/trailers; (ii) Common Vic.; (iii) Automatic Amusement Devices
c.	110 Grill HC Berlin, 60 Highland Commons East: 
i.	2015 – (A) All Alcohol Restaurant [others granted 8/24/15] 
ii.	2016 - (A) All Alcohol Restaurant; (B) Entertainment; (C) Sunday Entertainment; (D) Common Vic.
d.	2016 - Subway #11948, 601 Donald Lynch Blvd. - Common Vic.
e.	2016 – Tilt Studio, 601 Donald Lynch Blvd. - 
f.	2016 – Berlin Auto Service, 51 West Street – Class II Motor Vehicle sales
g.	2016 – Berlin Auto Parts, 76 Coburn Road – Class III Motor Vehicle sales
h.	2016 – Things Fried, 601 Donald Lynch Blvd.: (i) Common Vic; (ii) Sunday Ice Cream License
i.	2016 – BJ’s Wholesale Club, 1 Highland Commons West, Berlin/Hudson line – Common Vic.
j.	2016 – Nouria Energy dba Riverbridge Shell, 64 River Road West: (i) Common Vic.; (ii) Sunday Ice Cream 
9.	Discussions: (a) review Nashoba Valley Regional Dispatch District agreement, visit update; (b) update & re-scheduling Morrison v Musorofiti Dog complaint hearings; (c) review of Electricity Aggregation Consultancy Plan; (d) Treasurer email to ADP Collection agent; (e) Accountant request for DOR tax payment letter  – Vote(s)
10.	Miscellaneous Correspondence
a.	FY17 Budget Summary Request Forms – FYI 
b.	Accountant & FinComs email re Community Preservation Mitigation Funding app, process
c.	Teacher collective bargaining scheduling update
d.	MassDOT Nov. 30 letter re Tahanto school zone speed signage
e.	Conservation Commission emails regarding CR/Fuerstien property
f.	Accountant Proof of Cash/Accnt.&Treasurer Cash Reconciliation through Aug. 31, 2015
g.	Accountant email regarding town financials
h.	Employee email regarding payroll error
i.	Treasurer emails regarding health insurance for ex-spouse, mandatory payment for firefighter’s duties, pre- and post- FAC meeting emails, state withholding email; attorney fee
j.	Monthly report: 1870 Town Hall revolving account thru 11/30, Rescue Squad for Nov. 2015
k.	Building Inspector email re NBVII permit
l.	40B refinance request
m.	MEMA State Contract payment email, Dec. 7
n.	Green Community email Dec. 7 re FY15 annual report filing
o.	Christmastime in Berlin committee emails, Dec. 7, Dec. 11
p.	Council on Aging emails, Dec. 7 and 10 
q.	Cable Advisory and Cable Access Committee emails regarding budget, contract renewal review
r.	MA Dept. of Telecommunications and Cable Dec. 8 & Dec. 10 letters re basic service tier cable right deregulation; notification of Charter Communications license expiration Jan. 22nd
s.	Highway Supt. advisory re septic permit renewal, Dec. 7
t.	Forward of resident email re Eager Woods logging activity to Conservation Commission
u.	Email regarding update needed to online Conservation Commission NOI process
v.	Sen. Flanagan advisory re Municipal Naloxone Bulk Purchase program; FY17 Consensus Revenue Hearing 
w.	SunE Solar XV Lessor change of address notification
x.	Worcester County Selectmen’s Association renewal form
y.	CMRPC email regarding MassDOT Complete Streets Training Program 
z.	Town Clerk: (i) Census 2016 cover letter; (ii) winter parking and snow bylaw advisory
aa.	DOR/DLS City & Town, Dec. 3; Muni Modernization Legislation advisory of Dec. 9
bb.	Cabot Risk Strategies letter regarding Chubb Injured-On-Duty Program 
cc.	FERC Dec 8 notice of application for Northeast Energy Direct Project (Kinder Morgan/Tennessee Gas)
dd.	MACC emails regarding Northeast Energy Direct project filing - Dec 7, 9 , 10; Pipeline Study Comm. Dec. 11 email
11.	Executive Session: – (a) patrolman contract negotiations update
•	Approve Wiring Inspector job posting/pay rate/oversight of Wiring & Plumbing Building Inspector 
•	Approve ACO job description/oversight
•	Tolman Property groundwater concerns 
•	Highland Commons mitigation funds disbursement policy/process
Scheduled By:Dee Green
Posted At:Dec 07, 2015 3:25 PM EST
Last Modified:Dec 14, 2015 4:55 PM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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