Information for Meeting of Select Board
Monday May 16, 2016 7:00 PM EDT

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Monday May 16, 2016 7:00 PM EDT
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
Room 206
7:15PM – Police Chief regarding Fire and EMS Chief search firm selection process – Vote
7:30PM - Recreation Committee Chair re handling snack shack funds/possible shack lease approach
1.	Approvals – Vote(s):
a.	Re-organization of the Board for 2016-2017
b.	Meeting minutes
c.	Reserve Fund Transfer requests: (i) Public Building FT wages; (ii) Public Building PT wages; (iii) Fire and EMS salary; (iv) Fire PT wages; (v) Rescue PT wages
d.	Selectmen Open Meeting Calendar July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017
e.	Appointment of Selectmen representative for signature on Berlin Teacher Contract
f.	Letter of acknowledgement for Eagle Scout candidate Carl Joseph Hyatt
g.	Potential appointment of Berlin representative to WRTA
2.	Discussion
a.	As sitting Personnel Committee, discuss Board of Health posting of PT Transfer Station attendant vacancy
b.	2016 Mabel Marble Memorial Scholarship amounts – 5 applications received by deadline
c.	Update on contingent approval of MA Cultural Council grant 
d.	Update on Town Barn construction RFP bids received
e.	Update on Berlin DPU municipal aggregation petition
f.	Update on Home Day and Christmastime in Berlin Committee membership; Festive Events expense budget administration; creation of donation account(s)
g.	Office closures: (i) ABCC eLicensing seminar; (ii) personal day out
h.	Treasurer & Accountant request re Harpers Statement 
3.	Miscellaneous Correspondence
a.	Robert Choate complaint regarding B.A.P.
b.	Town Clerk: (i) Official Town Meeting Proceedings STM, May 2, 2016 and ATM, May 2-4, 2016 and (ii) Certifications of General Government and Culture and Recreation ATM FY2017budgets 
c.	Harper’s Payroll: (i) Telegram & Gazette coverage re tax fraud sentencing; (ii) company email on restructuring
d.	ZBA zoning variance application – Greg Tremelling, 32 Brigham Road
e.	Nashoba Valley Regional Dispatch District meeting notes
f.	Request for update, literature regarding ALB trapping and tree surveys
g.	Berlin Firefighters’ Association invitation to Annual Firefighter Sunday Memorial Breakfast, May 22nd
h.	Monthly report: 1870 Town Hall
i.	Resignations: Evy Duceck and Louise Janda from Christmastime in Berlin; Janda from Home Day Committee
j.	May 16th email to Attorney Brackett regarding delivery of legal files to Town Offices
k.	Citizen request for update on trucking pattern/approvals for Maplewood Farm
l.	Assabet Vaelley Regional Tech. HS Construction Change Order No.s 20-22
m.	VFIS FY17 premium advisory
n.	Northborough ZBA public hearing notices – May 24
o.	Mass. Cultural Council May 2016 newsletter
p.	Small Town Administrators of Massachusetts annual meeting invitation, June 9
q.	CMRPC: (i) annual meeting and awards night invitation; (ii) MBTA “Heart to Hub” service; (iii) Accounting Services collaborative; (iv) Econ./Industrial/Downtown (Re)Development forum; (v) procurement collaborative
r.	MMA: (i) Mass. Muni. Personnel Assoc. June meeting invite; (ii) legislative alert re Senate zoning/planning statute overhaul
s.	Town Counsel eUpdate – Anticipated Changes to Federal Overtime Regulations
t.	MA Economic Development Council Spring Conference invitation
u.	Labor & Employment Relations Association spring meeting invitation
4.	Executive Session: - (a) status of land negotiations –McCulley property, 58 South Street
•	Approve ACO job description
•	Tolman Property groundwater concerns
Scheduled By:Dee Green
Posted At:May 12, 2016 6:58 PM EDT
Last Modified:May 16, 2016 6:13 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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