Information for Meeting of Select Board
Monday May 18, 2015 7:00 PM EDT

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Monday May 18, 2015 7:00 PM EDT
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
Room 206
***UPDATED 5/18/2015***
	7:10 p.m. – Highway Supt. re RFT and hiring temp. summer laborer – Vote(s)
	7:15 p.m. – Police Chief regarding Dog Officer job description, powers and parameters
1.	Re-organization of the Board – Vote(s)
2.	Approve meeting schedule for 2015-2016 - Vote
3.	Approval of meeting minutes – Vote
4.	Discussion regarding Town responses to draft MRI public safety study
5.	As sitting Personnel Committee, discussion regarding: (a) FY16 Personnel Classification spreadsheet w.r.t. minimum wage for FY16 @ $10/hr as of Jan. 1, 2016; (b) approval of Current Step & Level for Town Employees – FY2016; and (c) creation of Performance Improvement Plan form – Vote(s) 
6.	Approval of Hampshire Council of Governments Community Choice Aggregation of Electricity program contract – Vote
7.	Update on CMRPC payroll support for Treasurer’s Office
8.	Discussion regarding ADP payment for services 
9.	Discussion regarding Town Counsel review of Revised Ch. 61A Notice for Risi Property, River Road West – Vote
10.	Discussion on status of Data Systems management effective July 1st
11.	Approval of Letter of Authorization for Carahsoft Technology permitting review of Verizon telephone billing – Vote
12.	Review of applications for 2015 Mabel Marble Scholarship(s) 
13.	Johnston v Berlin public record request  
14.	Discussion regarding Peterson Oil FY15 billing for Town Offices
15.	Miscellaneous Correspondence
a.	CliftonLarsonAllen FY14 audit documentation
b.	Building Inspector email with Alt. Inspector contact information
c.	Booman, Bickford, Beard and Matt Grady emails concerning safety of artificial turf 
d.	Matthew Colacchio May 14 resignation letter (Rescue – First Responder)
e.	Monthly report: Fire
f.	Planning Board Common Driveway Decision of April 28 – Sawyer Hill Rd
g.	Building Inspector May 12 letter to BMS roofing contractor
h.	DCR May 15 email regarding signage for Ross Dam Site
i.	May 13 Answer & confirmation of receipt of PRR by Foundation for Fair Contracting of MA
j.	Rep. Naughton May 12 letter re May 28 district meeting with Housing & Econ. Dev. Sec. Jay Ash
k.	Volunteer Application – Paul Kelleher, Pipeline Study Committee
l.	Buckeye Partners LP May 2015 letter regarding planned pipeline purge of petroleum product 
m.	Kopelman and Paige May 11 letter to CliftonLarsonAllen regarding annual status of Town litigation
n.	Data Systems Coordinator May 13 reminder of planned server shut-down for upgrades
o.	Dept of Fish & Game May 13 email re dam repair
p.	MEMA/DCR May notice of Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funding
q.	CMRPC: (i) June 10 quarterly meeting notice; (ii) June 11 Annual Awards; (iii) June 26 Summer Legislative Affairs Breakfast
r.	STAM June 11 meeting invitation 
s.	DEP May 12 announcement of creation of Office of Muni Partnerships & Govt. Affairs
t.	Sen. Flanagan May 12 email re Senate FY16 Local Aid figures
u.	MMA: (i) May 2015 “The Beacon”; (ii) Legislative update re Senate Debate on FY16 State Budget
v.	Undated letter – Coalition for Responsible Retailing
16.	Executive Session: none scheduled
•	Tolman Property groundwater concerns 
•	Town Offices IT – management, email stability, scanning, storage needs 
•	Highland Commons mitigation funds disbursement policy/process
•	Senior/Veteran Work Off programs
Scheduled By:Dee Green
Posted At:May 14, 2015 6:02 PM EDT
Last Modified:May 18, 2015 4:04 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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