Information for Meeting of Select Board
Monday September 29, 2014 7:00 PM EDT

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Monday September 29, 2014 7:00 PM EDT
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
Room 206
** UPDATED 9/29/2014 **

	7:15 p.m.	Attorney Mark Bobrowski re Dec. 8th STM request for drive-thru article – Vote
	7:20 p.m.	Barry Eager and Richard Wheeler re Bullard House
	7:30 p.m. 	Evy Dueck re $50,000 EOHED grant for OMEC dba 19 Carter Street – Vote 

1.	Approval of meeting minutes – Vote
2.	Approval of FY15 Motor Vehicle Excise Tax Refund(s)totaling  $118.44 – Vote
3.	Appointment of Mark Buxton to Data Systems Study Group - Vote
4.	Town Clerk request to appoint election workers – Vote
5.	Town Clerk request for signing warrant for State Election, Nov. 4, 2014 – Vote
6.	Berlin Liquors ABCC application for 10 a.m. Sunday sales, effective 10/26/14 - Vote
7.	Discussion regarding compensation agreements with alternate Electrical and Plumbing/Gas inspectors
8.	Discussion regarding noise concerns with Cabela’s concrete pouring hours of operation 
9.	Discussion regarding recommendation or request of Treasurer to report all W-2 wages and salaries in the Annual Town Report – Vote
10.	Discussion regarding preparation of Selectmen-conducted Annual Employee Evaluations
11.	Discussion regarding vendor meeting re Public Safety Study
12.	Discussion regarding application for DOR “No Cost Municipal Data Protection” grant - Vote
13.	Request of Committee for Safer Roads and Bridges to support “Vote No on Question One” campaign - Vote
14.	Miscellaneous Correspondence: 
a.	10/2 schedule of architect interviews for 1870 Town Hall Elevator and Curatorial Project
b.	Copy of Moderator’s letter of appointment for Buzz Harris to FinCom, 9/23
c.	RFTs approved 9/24 by FinCom for (i) Library and (ii) Agricultural Comm.
d.	Accountant’s year-end FY14 Final Statements
e.	Accountant and FinCom Chair email thread re budget process and RFTs, thru 9/25
f.	Berlin-Boylston Regional & Union #60 SC agendas for joint meetings with Berlin Selectmen (10/6) and Boylston Selectmen (9/29)
g.	Treasurer on (i) withdrawal of funds from Fidelity Bank; (ii) confirmation of receipt of highway funds & first local meals tax check; (iii) 2014 Workers Comp audit; (iv) MIIA September wellness update
h.	Email thread re MassWorks payment schedule and process, thru 9/24
i.	Berlin Fire Department August 2014 monthly report
j.	Cable Access and Cable Advisory Committee Chair email re ‘set top’ boxes for Town government
k.	Kinder Morgan’s Fall 2014 “Northeast Energy Direct Project Newsletter”
l.	Selectmen invitation to 11/3 Town Officers meeting, 9/25
m.	Copy of civil action v. NE Utilites, NSTAR et al re Framingham property
n.	CSX Transportation, Inc. 9/26 letter re Notice of Intent filing with Berlin ConsCom and 10/15 public hearing date
o.	1870 Town Hall e-newsletter, 9/24
p.	November 2014 Hunger Awareness Committee Appeal (The Item, St. Vincent de Paul, & WHEAT Community Connections)
q.	Assabet Valley RTHS Military Instructor invitation to 10/3 retirement ceremony for USMC Chief Warrant Officer 3 Randolph Mann
r.	Flag half staff advisory for 9/30 to honor Maj. Michael Donahue
s.	MMA advisories re: (i) 10/25 Fall Selectmen Breakfast and (ii) 10/3, 10, and 17 Fall Legislative Breakfast dates 
t.	495/MetroWest Suburban Edge Community Commission email
u.	COMMBuys Update, 9/25
v.	The Collins Center Report, 9/25
w.	Advisory regarding 10/10 CIC Grant application deadline 
x.	Mirick O'Connell 9/29 advisory re Domestic Violence Act
15.	Executive Session – Litigation updates: (1) Brennan; (2) Midnight Realty; (3) Johnston

•	Public Safety Study project award vote
•	Town Counsel opinion: (1) EarthWorks Permits for 40Bs 
•	Tolman Property groundwater concerns 
•	Remote Meeting Participation for municipal boards & committees
•	Appointment - Inspector of Wires 
•	Town Offices technical concerns – email stability, scanning abilities, storage needs 
•	Joint meeting with FinCom and Accountant on RFT process
•	Process for distribution of funds from Highland Commons mitigation account
•	Creation of policy for fee(s) for adoption of animals from Animal Control Officer
•	Volunteers Needed: ADA Committee (1); Recreation Committee (1); Personnel Committee (3); Zoning Board of Appeals (1 Associate Member vacancy); Cable Advisory Committee (1)
Scheduled By:Dee Green
Posted At:Sep 25, 2014 1:08 PM EDT
Last Modified:Sep 29, 2014 7:02 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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