Information for Meeting of Select Board
Monday October 05, 2015 7:00 PM EDT

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Monday October 05, 2015 7:00 PM EDT
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
Room 206
***UPDATED 10/5/2015***
7:10 PM –- Town Barn Study Committee recommendation on Designer - Vote
7:15 PM –Assessor tax classification Public Hearing (continued from 9/14/15) - Vote
1.	Approval of meeting minutes – Vote
2.	Approval of letters following Sept. 21 site walks to (a) MA Broken Stone and (b) Berlin Auto Parts – Vote(s)
3.	Approval of MV Refunds: (a) FY14; (b) FY15 – Vote(s)
4.	Acceptance of letter of resignation: James H. Wheeler, Cable Access Committee - Vote
5.	Appointments: (a) Tara Turnas to Cable Access Committee; (b) FT Dispatcher Susan Bonica; (c) PT Dispatcher Joshua Kusek – Vote(s)
6.	Approval of letters of thanks:  (a) Clayton & Cheryl Duggan, conservation restriction, 59 Ball Hill Rd, (b) Carolyn Beckstrom, Nancy Kelsey, and Joanne Kelsey, land donation and conservation restriction, Ball Hill Rd, (c) Emily Wolf, conservation restriction, 57 Ball Hill Rd – Vote(s)
7.	Approval of letter and annual lease payment to Riverbridge North LLC for Lot 7, River Road West – Vote
8.	Select Board rep. for CBA negotiations with Berlin Teachers’ Association and School Committee - Vote
9.	Approve Planning Board use of Bulk Permit No.3 for mailing at Planning Board expense – Vote
10.	Scheduling: (a) Procurement Law training; (b) as acting Personnel Committee, review of Step-Merit Performance Evaluations ; (c) MIIA EAP trainings
11.	Discussion regarding: (a) Special Article accounting; (b) Rt. 62 retaining wall complaint
12.	Admin. Sec. time off request - Vote
13.	Miscellaneous Correspondence
a.	Rescue Squad email regarding passing of former Rescue Squad EMT Jan Bartlett, Oct. 4
b.	Nashoba Valley Regional Dispatch District letter of acceptance to district, Sept. 29
c.	Bickford email regarding Webjo Co. agreement to sell 75 acres at Mt. Pisgah, Sept. 29
d.	Hampshire Council of Governments statement regarding withdrawal from aggregation agency business
e.	Step-Merit Evaluation deadline reminder, Oct. 1
f.	Monthly reports:  (i) 1870 Town Hall Revolving Account expenses/deposits thru July 29, 2015; (ii) Rescue Squad log, Sept. 2015; (iii) Building Inspector permit log, Sept. 2015
g.	National Grid confirmation of double pole locations, Oct. 1
h.	Tree Warden’s Notice of Oct. 27 Public Hearing
i.	Osterman Propane public hearing request for 3,000 gal. underground LP tanks, 135R Pleasant St.
j.	Berlin-Boylston School Supt. Ekstrom email regarding STM vote, Sept. 29
k.	Notice of Oct. 14th ZBA Hearing – William & Debra Towle, 40 Crosby Road, supporting documentation
l.	Treasurer email re Harpers payroll, Oct. 1
m.	IAC Committee email regarding ACA compliance, Oct. 1
n.	MMA 2015 Website Award submission, Oct. 5
o.	MIIA confirmation of Right to Know training at Berlin Town Offices, Sept. 30
p.	Advisory regarding CMMPO Northeast Subregion Representative Selection, Sept. 30
q.	DOR/DLS: (i) offset receipts confirmation letter, Oct. 2; (ii) Berlin-Boylston School Excess & Deficiency as of July 1, 2015; (iii) “City & Town” – Oct. 1
14.	Executive Session: none scheduled
•	Approve Wiring Inspector job posting/pay rate; review oversight of Wiring & Plumbing Inspectors by Building Inspector 
•	Approve ACO job description/oversight
•	Tolman Property groundwater concerns 
•	Highland Commons mitigation funds disbursement policy/process
Scheduled By:Dee Green
Posted At:Oct 01, 2015 4:14 PM EDT
Last Modified:Oct 05, 2015 3:36 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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