Information for Meeting of Select Board
Tuesday April 22, 2014 7:00 PM EDT

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Tuesday April 22, 2014 7:00 PM EDT
Location:Berlin Town Offices
23 Linden St. Berlin MA, 01503
Room 206
7:30 p.m. – Meeting with Dennis Bartlett to discuss Conflict of Interest Laws
1) Approval of meeting minutes – Vote
2) Approval of FY14 Motor Vehicle Excise tax for $45.00 - Vote
3) Discuss reserve fund transfer request for $8,750.00 for unexpected HVAC work for Town Offices – Vote
4) Discussion of proposed Rescue Squad policy regarding billing of Town Employees - Vote
5) Discussion regarding FY15 State Reclamation and Mosquito Control Board Budget – Vote
6) Approval of Berlin Fire Company April 26, 2014 fundraiser car wash at Fire Station – Vote
7) Approval of Berlin Lions Club May 3, 2014 annual Tollbooth fundraiser in town center (May 10 rain date) - Vote
8) Discussion regarding Northbook Village II status
9) Update on Benderson Development Co. April 10 fax regarding FY14 mitigation invoice
10) Discussion regarding receipt of CliftonLarsonAllen FY13 Audit and Management Letter
11) Miscellaneous correspondence: (a) FinCom’s FY13 Reserve Fund Spending List, FY15 Warrant Article Recommendations, FY15 Fincom Letter to Town Residents, FY15 Budget Recommendations, FY15 Warrant Article Listing with Motions and FY13 Reserve Fund Usage; (b) MMA April 15 email on House-Senate conference committee FY15 Ch. 90 progress; (c) Selectmen April 16 email to EMACC regarding Tennessee Gas Pipeline project alerts; (d) Treasurer April 16 email regarding ATM financial articles; (e) Selectmen April 16 email to MassHousing re Berlin Woods progress; (f) Selectmen April 16 email to Southampton re web design; (g) Selectmen April 16 email to CMRPC re FY15 joint procurement interest; (h) MMA April 16 email re House debate on FY15 budget; (i) MassDOT April 16 email regarding WRRP pothole money; (j) DLS Alert, April 17; (k) revised electrical permit #3230 for Indian Head solar project; (l) Selectmen April 17 email regarding Rep. Naughton visit; (m) Board of Appeals May 14, 2014 Hearing Notice re Berlin Village LLC Variance petition for 100 River Road West; (n) March 2014 Highway Dept. report; (o) Webmaster April 18 email regarding town website speed increase; (p) Selectman Booman April 22 email regarding reappointment of Fire Engineers; (q) Admin. Sec. April 22 email regarding discontinuation of use of P.O. Box 274; (r) Admin. Sec. April 22 email with Selectmen meeting dates through September 2014; (s) April 22 email to VFIS seeking answer to coverage for firefighters at musters; (t) April 22 email to Town Clerk and Virginia Maki regarding May 14, 2014 ZBA appointment regarding Sawyer Hill Eco Village amended comprehensive permit process; (u) Assessor April 22 letter to Northbrook Village II, Inc. regarding tax exempt status; (v) Berlin Fire Company invitation to 5th Annual Firefighter Memorial Service on May 18, 2014; (w) Tennessee Gas updated map titled “Northeast Expansion Project, Town of Berlin, Worcester County, MA” dated April 2014.; (x) Invitation to OARS 6th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Fest. On April 30; (y) April 22 email from Cooperative Fund of New England on intent to foreclose on 3 affordable units at Sawyer Hill Eco Village.
12) Executive Session – (a) real Estate/PILOT negotiations – SunEdison re: Indian Head Farm solar array, 250 River Road West; (b) Maplewood litigation update
• 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, job description
• 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 17, 2014 4:45 PM EDT
Last Modified:Apr 22, 2014 3:03 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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