Information for Meeting of Select Board
Tuesday October 14, 2014 7:00 PM EDT

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Tuesday October 14, 2014 7:00 PM EDT
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
Room 206
**UPDATED 10/14/2014**
	7:00 p.m.	PSSG to discuss their proposal for the Public Safety Study
	7:30 p.m.	Inspectors regarding formalized agreements with alternate inspectors
	8:00 p.m.	Exec. Session re contract negotiations with: (1) Building Insp.; (2) Patrolmen
8:45 p.m.	Attorney Mark Bobrowski re STM article request for Dec. 8, 2014
	9:00 p.m.	Exec. Session re McCulley real property negotiations

1.	Approval of meeting minutes – Vote
2.	Appointment of Part Time Police Officers Kevin Colomey and Shantel Smith – Votes
3.	Approval of letter to National Grid and/or Verizon regarding need to move phone poles for River Road West road reconstruction project - Vote
4.	Execution of P&SA re Mathew’s Land, 28 acres, west side of Crosby Road - Vote
5.	Discussion regarding Bullard House project (per Selectman Bickford)
6.	Discussion regarding direct deposit process, legal opinion
7.	Discussion regarding purchase of 3 tablets/laptops for the Inspectors’ field use of GeoTMS  
8.	Follow up regarding ID badges for Town employees working outside of Town Offices
9.	Discussion regarding GIS Mapping request regarding pipeline project and Assessor comment 
10.	Miscellaneous Correspondence: 
a.	Admin. Secretary email re: (i) STM Warrant opening/closing notice;  (ii) Dog bylaw revision email to Town Counsel; (iii) clarifying Data Systems Coordinator concerns regarding GeoTMS e-permitting software application use by multiple departments 
b.	Data Systems Coordinator email regarding FY15 budget error; potential for RFT
c.	Robert Choate email regarding hours of operation for BAP, Coburn Road
d.	Margret Pomphrey emails to Conservation Commission and Planning Board regarding 80 Jones Road
e.	Conservation Commission Chair email re advisories on Bentzen and Risi Trust 61A waiver requests
f.	Town Engineer memo re 10/7 River Road West roadway construction progress meeting
g.	Fire Chief email regarding Pamet issues
h.	1870 Town Hall (i) Cash & Expense update; (ii) Events/People/Income report; (iii) hall happenings advisory
i. 9/26/14 story “Best School Districts for Your Buck in Massachusetts”
j.	Treasurer emails re: (i) walking trails; (ii) payroll public record request; (iii) Oct. 14 FAC meeting; (iv) Online grant finder portal
k.	Norel notice of fire alarm testing at 23 Linden Street on 10/24
l.	FEMA September 23 letter regarding flood map revision
m.	Kinder Morgan Oct. 11 email Project Update – notice of landowner surveys
n.	MMA (i) advisory on Domestic Violence Act; (ii) Fall Conference invitation
o.	MIIA EAP offerings
p.	IG Procurement Bulletin: October 2014
q.	Invitation to NE Municipal Gas Pipeline Coalition 11/15 Stop the Pipeline Summit
r.	MMA October 2014 edition of “The Beacon”
11.	Executive Session: none scheduled
•	Public Safety Study project award vote
•	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 
•	Highland Commons mitigation funds disbursement policy/process
•	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:Oct 09, 2014 5:43 PM EDT
Last Modified:Oct 14, 2014 4:02 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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