Information for Meeting of Select Board
Monday April 28, 2014 7:00 PM EDT

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Monday April 28, 2014 7:00 PM EDT
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
Room 206
7:15 p.m. – Matthew Senie with Riverbridge/MassWorks update
8 p.m. - VERC VERC/Berlin Gulf (139 Coolidge St.) beer & wine license – (previously cont’d from 11/4/13, 1/27/14, 2/20/14, 3/10/14, 3/3/14, 4/3/14, 4/14/14) - Vote
1) Approval of meeting minutes – Vote
2) Approval of bill schedule for 1870 Town Hall Revolving Account – Vote
3) Approval of Berlin Fire Co. fundraiser car wash for Saturday, May 3, 2014 (10am-4pm) behind fire station with temporary signage to advertise event at corner of West and Linden Streets (new date due to rain out on April 26th) - Vote
4) Review of IAC recommendations – Vote
5) Review of draft Wiring Inspector job description - Vote
6) Reappointment of Board of Fire Engineers for a one-year term - Vote
7) Continued discussion of proposed Rescue Squad policy regarding billing of Town Employees - Vote
8) Continued discussion regarding FY15 State Reclamation and Mosquito Control Board Budget – Vote
9) Update on Benderson Development Co. April 10 fax regarding FY14 mitigation invoice
10) Review of letter to HUD and DHCD regarding Northbook Village II – Vote
11) Reimbursement request by Admin. Secretary for stamp purchase – Vote
12) Discussion of discontinuance of rental of Berlin P.O. Box 274 – Vote
13) Review of Winter Rapid Recovery Road Program contract – Vote
14) Discussion regarding Town Counsel April 24 email regarding Conflict of Interest issues and administrative concerns re: selectmen candidate Dennis Bartlett
15) Consideration of Dennis Bartlett April 28, 2014 request for ‘small town’ Ethics Commission exemption – Vote
16) Review of Mark Coolidge April 23, 2014 letter to Selectmen seeking records/Chief Galvin’s April 28 response 
17) Miscellaneous correspondence: (a)1870 Town Hall events/people/income and cash&expense statements; (b) MEMA April 23 email regarding Flood Mitigation Assistance programing; (c) DPU April 8 Notice re: NSTAR Gas Company & Hopkinton LNG gas service agreement; FY13 Annual Audit Report and Management Letter for Assabet Valley Regional Vocational School District; (d) Treasurer April 20 letter re: 76 Ball Hill Road; (e) April 23 email communications regarding RFT request for Municipal Building/Expenses; (f) MEMA April 23 letter regarding Pre-Disaster Mitigation and Flood Mitigation Assistance Programs; (g) Accountant April 24 email regarding warrant signing process; (h) Admin. Sec. April 24 email to Rescue Chief regarding billing for workers comp. transport; (i) Christopher Senie April 24 email re: Riverbridge/MassWorks project; (j) Matthew Senie April 24 email regarding MassWorks project; (k) Canon Solutions America April 24 email regarding Oce copier status; (l) April 2014 DOR/DLS New Officials Finance Forum invitation; (m) Cooperative Fund of New England April 21, 2014 letter notice of intent to foreclose upon Mosaic units #7, 8 & 13 at Sawyer Hill project; (n) Rescue Chief Bartlett’s memo re: ambulance record security; (o) Lycott Environmental April 24, 2014 Memorandum to Abutters re: algae and vegetation management in West Pond; (p) Data Systems Manager’s April 25 email regarding intent to conduct a public forum on what data systems entails; (q) Collins Center Report, April 25, 2014; (r) Fire Chief April 26 email regarding updated preliminary Highland Commons layout/tenant addresses; (s) VFIS April 28 email regarding coverage for muster participants; (t) Treasurer’s April 28 email regarding fire truck leasing; (u) Kinder/Morgan information package.
18) Executive Session – (a) PILOT negotiations – SunEdison re: Indian Head Farm solar array, 250 River Rd West; (b) ongoing litigation - Johnston v Berlin ZBA et al.
• Blue wave Capital/Indian Farm solar array PILOT agreement negotiations
• Town Counsel opinions: (1) EarthWorks Permits for 40Bs, (2) Procurement question re: Rescue collections
• 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:Apr 24, 2014 6:59 PM EDT
Last Modified:Apr 28, 2014 6:39 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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