Information for Meeting of Select Board
Monday March 28, 2016 7:00 PM EDT

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Monday March 28, 2016 7:00 PM EDT
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
Room 206
***UPDATED 3/28/2016***
	7:15PM Dennis Fearebay re Tolman Property (Walnut Street) STM article re demolition/clean-up costs – Vote
	7:20PM Police Chief: (a) Appointment Andrew Miller as PT Dispatcher; (b) Heather Hovasse as FT Dispatcher; (c) Nelson Perry as FT Police Officer; (d) Approval for 2016 MA Vote(s)
	8 PM 	May 2, 2016 Special Town Meeting warrant closes – all articles must be in the Selectmen’s Office at this time.
1.	Approvals – Vote(s):
a.	Meeting minutes
b.	Requests for reimbursement:  (i) Admin. Secretary; (ii) Pipeline Study Committee Chair 
c.	Letter of appreciation: Sylvia Marble regarding 2016 Mabel Felton Marble Scholarship donation
d.	Appointment: Pricilla Hogan to Insurance Advisory Committee for term to expire May 31, 2016
e.	Berlin Board of Trade & Rec. Committee April 16 Fishing Derby:  (i) use of South Common Pond; (ii) waiver of inspection fee for temporary tent for event
f.	Accountant time off request
2.	Discussion:
a.	Review of bidders for Fire and EMS Chief Search Agencies – 3 bids received by March 24 deadline
b.	Feedback, if any, to Finance Committee regarding FY17 budget and warrant article recommendations
c.	Planning Board request to add two streets to CMRPC 2016 Traffic Count Program
d.	Review of draft Complete Streets policy 
e.	Update on DOER/Colonial Power teleconference re Community Choice Aggregation Program
f.	Town Hall elevator project – neighbor question
g.	Town Counsel question regarding McCulley STM article
h.	New England Cable News emergency municipal contact inquiry 
3.	Review of Miscellaneous Correspondence
a.	Riverbridge STM Citizens Petition signatures – 3rd all alcohol retail license
b.	Planning Board public hearing notice for Christopher Slade ATM citizens petition, April 12
c.	Town Auditor FY15 audit governance communication; management letter;  basic financial statement
d.	Coomey ZBA appeal application – 44 Walnut Street
e.	DEP: (i) 2016 Sustainable Materials Recovery Program grant information; (ii) notice of revised total coliform rule for public water systems
f.	DCR FY2016 PILOT payment notification, March 15
g.	DOR FY17 TAP Enrolment Deadline, March 31
h.	Notice of Possible Exposure to Rabies, March 25
i.	Green Community Grant update
j.	Rescheduling information, DOER teleconference with Colonial Power, March 31
k.	MACC comments to DPU regarding Kinder Morgan petitions
l.	Charter Communications renewal contract signing update
m.	Confirmation of WHEAT April 11 appointment
n.	Notes from March 22 Asian Longhorn Beetle meeting
o.	Town Counsel confirming commencement of McCulley P&S draft
p.	Board advisory to Board of Health regarding status of Transfer Station campaigning questions
q.	Board advisory to Planning Board regarding Town Counsel opinion on Dunkin Donuts citizens petition
r.	1870 Town Hall financial reports
s.	Police Chief email regarding Hudson coverage & representation at Trooper Clardy funeral
t.	Data Systems coordinator regarding printer quality
u.	Email to BMS/LINK regarding lobby collection bins
v.	Email from 110 Grill confirming effort to network with Berlin Family Food Pantry on benefit opportunities
w.	Survey of fees for liquor license transfers/amendments
x.	ABCC: (i) no action/missing documentation notification re TGI Fridays license transfer; (ii) powdered alcohol ban; (iii) eLicensing Update 
y.	Treasurer email regarding town office security discussion thread
z.	Worcester County Selectmen’s Association update; June meeting advisory
aa.	CMRPC 2016 Annual Environmental Consultation Session meeting invitation
bb.	MMA/MMPA April meeting invitation
cc.	DPU March 9 corrected notice of National Grid & Nantucket Electric grid modernization plan hearing
4.	Executive Session: – (a) patrolman contract negotiations; (b) land purchase negotiation (McCulley); (c) land purchase negotiation (Tolman)
•	Approve Wiring Inspector job posting/pay rate/oversight of Wiring & Plumbing Building Inspector 
•	Approve ACO job description
•	Tolman Property groundwater concerns
Scheduled By:Dee Green
Posted At:Mar 24, 2016 2:46 PM EDT
Last Modified:Mar 28, 2016 6:12 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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