Information for Meeting of Select Board
Tuesday September 08, 2015 7:00 PM EDT

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Tuesday September 08, 2015 7:00 PM EDT
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
Room 206
***UPDATED 9/8/15***
7:15 PM – Assessor tax classification hearing preview
7:45 PM – Joyce LaMotte regarding purchase of storage/shelter for COA van - Vote
8 PM – STM Warrant closes; signature of September 28, 2015 STM Warrant - Vote
1.	Approval of meeting minutes – Vote
2.	Approval of FY’15 Motor Vehicle refund(s) - Vote
3.	Approval of bill schedule – Marcos Severino - $890.74 – from Art. 8, Dec. 8,’14 STM (1870 Town Hall) – Vote
4.	Approval of FY16 reserve fund transfer – Accountant/PT Wages - $2,000 – Vote
5.	Approval of STM warrant article – amendment to Senior/Veterans Work Off program limits - Vote
6.	Approval of contracts: (a) Municipal Energy Technical Assistance Grant; (b) CMRPC FY16 Fuel Oil pooled procurement contract/Peterson Oil – Vote(s)
7.	Discussion regarding reconciliation of Special Revenue Funds
8.	Discussion regarding Selectman Bickford’s Aug. 31, 2015 public study recommendations
9.	As acting Personnel Committee, discuss (a) Approval of revised job description, FY16 step increase, for PT Janitor/Berlin 1870 Town Hall & Library; (b) Animal Control Officer job description, request for Police Chief direct oversight – Vote(s)
10.	Discussion regarding manner of payment of Cable Access student intern - Vote
11.	As Procurement Officers, discussion regarding OPM for Town Barn project
12.	Discussion regarding Probation work-off request
13.	Discussion regarding personnel evaluation, Admin. Secretary
14.	Miscellaneous Correspondence
a.	Town Counsel billing inquiry
b.	Town Barn Committee RFP Sept. 4 site tour report
c.	Personnel Committee notifications: (i) 10/1 personnel evaluation deadline; (ii) revised CORI policy
d.	FinCom email re meeting set to deliberate STM article funding source
e.	IRS Sept 2 letter confirming waiver of Failure to Deposit penalty 
f.	Weston & Sampson Aug. 25 response to Maplewood Farm request for LSP review
g.	Admin. Sec. Aug. 31 email confirming payment of Liquor Barn, Berlin Liquor license fees
h.	Building Inspector: (i) cease and desist letters to Kelliher and Towle; (ii) Aug. permit log
i.	Admin. Sec. Aug. 31 email to Mark Bruce, ACO/Dog Officer re pick-up fee charged
j.	Monthly reports:  (i) ACO/Dog Officer daily activity logs; (ii) 1870 Town Hall revolving account balance; (iii) Family Food Pantry
k.	Powderhouse News – September/October 2015
l.	Notice to Municipal Animal Inspector of Possible Exposure to Rabies: 8/11/15, 9/1/15
m.	Fire Chief ZBA inquiry letter
n.	Selectmen Bickford email re state signage for Risi Circle
o.	Treasurer emails: (i) Office hours; (ii) benefits for PT school employee; (iii) MA Sick Leave Pay question; (iv) Riverbridge development agreement interpretation; (v) Harpers Payroll indictments; (vi) Tax title attny visit
p.	FAC meeting advisory
q.	DHCD Aug. 25 letter confirming exercising right of first refusal – 72 Village Court
r.	ABCC Advisory for Section 12 license holders
s.	MACC emails regarding Kinder Morgan pipeline project: 8/28/15; 9/3/15
t.	MMA Sept 2 award advisory
u.	495 MetroWest Partnership donation request
v.	Invitations: (i) Berlin School Committee; (ii) MMA Fall Conference for Selectmen; (iii) MMA Fall Legislative Breakfast Meetings; (iv) Worcester Regional Retirement; (v) CMRPC; (vi) Mont. Home Care; (vii) The Addict’s Mom
15.	Executive Session: none scheduled
•	Approve Wiring Inspector job posting; pay rate; oversight of Wiring & Plumbing Inspectors by Building Inspector 
•	Approve ACO job description/mandatory training offerings
•	Tolman Property groundwater concerns 
•	Highland Commons mitigation funds disbursement policy/process
Scheduled By:Dee Green
Posted At:Sep 03, 2015 5:20 PM EDT
Last Modified:Sep 08, 2015 3:20 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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