Information for Meeting of Select Board
Monday May 05, 2014 6:30 PM EDT

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Monday May 05, 2014 6:30 PM EDT
Location:Berlin Memorial School
34 South Street, Berlin, MA 01503
None scheduled
1) Approval of meeting minutes – Vote
2) Review of STM and ATM motions
3) Approval of bill schedules for: (a) 1870 Town Hall Revolving Account; and (b) Building Insp. Expenses – Votes
4) Review of April 2014 monthly reports: (a) Rescue Squad; (b) Building Inspector; (c) Berlin Family Food Pantry
5) Review of memo on MIIA insurance rates for FY15 and April 29 email from Berry Ins. Agency
6) Update on Benderson Development Co. April 10 fax regarding FY14 mitigation invoice
7) Review of revised policy for Rescue Squad transport of town employees injured on the job (Comp. claim) – Vote
8) Accountant’s vacation request – Vote
9) Update on Selectmen’s Office computer issues
10) Discussion regarding Ethics workshop via Town Counsel - Vote
11) Miscellaneous correspondence: 
(a) Accountant’s reports; 
(b) FinCom April 30 RFT vote for Municipal Building Expense; 
(c) USPO April 29 form to close PO Box 274; 
(d) Christopher Senie April 29 email on MassWorks update; 
(e) Treasurer April 30 email opinion on Google group candidate questionnaire; 
(f) United Way May 1 email with updated 51A forms; 
(g) WHEAT April 30 email re: Greater Worcester Gives event; 
(h) MMA Alert May 1 regarding House passage of FY15 state budget bill; 
(i) Charter Communications April 30 and May 1 emails regarding upcoming divestiture of Berlin cable subscribers to Comcast; 
(j) CMRPC May 1 email re: Spring Legislative Breakfast;
(k) Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project May 1 news release re: 2014 EPA Environmental Merit Award;
(l) MMA May 1 email regarding seminar “Making Reasonable Accommodations in the Workplace”;
(m) DOR/DLS May 1 “City & Town” email alert;
(n) MMA May 2 legislative update re unemployment insurance reform efforts;
(o) Webmaster May 3 email regarding town website access to Berlin Cable TV municipal meeting coverage; 
(p) VFIS May 2 email seeking added info re: Berlin’s fire muster team;
(q) MIIA May 5 email confirming receipt of town’s health/dental choices; and
(r) Open Space and Recreation Plan 2011-2018, by the Berlin Conservation Commission. 
12) Executive Session – PILOT negotiations – SunEdison re: Indian Head Farm solar array, 250 River Rd West
The Selectmen will remain in session for Special and Annual Town Meetings, to be held at Berlin Memorial School, Gymnasium, scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., respectively.
• Town Counsel opinion: (1) EarthWorks Permits for 40Bs
• Tolman Property groundwater concerns
• Remote Meeting Participation for municipal boards and committees under the Open Meeting Law (940 CMR 29.10)
• Inspector of Wires Appointment
• Town Offices technical concerns – email stability, scanning abilities, storage needs
• 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:May 01, 2014 3:17 PM EDT
Last Modified:May 05, 2014 5:49 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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