Information for Meeting of Select Board
Monday March 24, 2014 7:00 PM EDT

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Monday March 24, 2014 7:00 PM EDT
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
Room 206
7:15 p.m. – Joyce LaMotte on results of transportation needs survey
7:30 p.m. – Matthew Senie with update on Riverbridge/MassWorks road project
1) Approval of minutes – Vote
2) Approval of 1870 Town Hall Revolving Account bill schedule - Vote
3) Consideration of Selectmen FY14 Reserve Fund Transfer Requests – (1) Expenses; (2) Wages – Vote
4) Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company L.L.C. request to enter four town parcels to perform civil and environmental surveys and studies - Vote
5) Discussion regarding Lighthouse Management email and Earth Works permitting
6) Approval of letter to DHCD in support of Sawyer Hill Eco Village effort to lift affordable restrictions on two 2-bedroom units – Vote
7) Acceptance of March 24, 2014 letter of resignation from Carolyn Landry from Council on Aging – Vote
8) Discussion of allowance of in-town, private sector job postings on Town’s official website - Vote
9) Miscellaneous correspondence: (a) Board of Appeals hearing notice for April 9, 2014 re: Whitney Estates Condominium Trust; (b) Countryside Veterinary Hospital letter to Town Clerk regarding discount rabies clinic offering; (c) Historical Commission March 14 letter to Building Inspector regarding Coldwell Trust demolition of 1864 barn, 25-27 Central Street; (d) FEMA March 14 letter with Letter of Map Revision of Flood Insurance Rate Map; (e) Real Word Consulting email of March 17 regarding credit offer; (f) MMA March 18 letter seeking survey response on OPEBs and Treasurer’s March 18 response; (g) Administrative Secretary’s March 19 email to BOH, Accountant, Treasurer regarding transfer station sticker payment tracking; (h) Wine Cellar’s March 20 request to post job vacancy on Town website; (i) Board of Appeals Variance Decision dated March 19, 2014 re: Petition of Joshua & Kristen McKean, 40 Summer Road; (j) Officers Gilchrest and Trongone March 22 email regarding May 17 benefit for Officer Centeno’s wife Evelyn and EAC Breast Cancer Fund creation; (k) Treasurer’s March 23 email regarding absence and FAC schedule; (l) MIIA March 26 Ergonomics Workshop info flyer ; (m) draft 2013 FAC Annual Report; (n)  Treasurer’s March 21 email regarding single family average tax bill comparison chart;  (o) Admin. Secretary’s March 18 email regarding pending installation of traps on South Street via Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) Program.
10) Executive Session:  if needed.
• Blue wave Capital/Indian Farm solar array PILOT agreement negotiations, ATM warrant article
• Town Counsel opinions: (1) EarthWorks Permits for 40Bs, (2) Procurement question regarding Rescue Squad 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, job description
• Volunteers Needed: ADA Committee (1); Recreation Committee (1); Personnel Committee (3); Zoning Board of Appeals (3 Associate Member vacancies); Cable Advisory Committee (1)
Scheduled By:Dee Green
Posted At:Mar 20, 2014 6:57 PM EDT
Last Modified:Mar 24, 2014 5:19 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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