Change Summary

On Feb 18, 2016 2:05 PM EST Pam Witham changed a meeting of Board of Selectmen as follows:

So that the meeting notice now reads:

Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Monday February 22, 2016 7 PM EST

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday February 22, 2016 7 PM EST
Location:Essex Senior Center - Second Floor
Selectmen’s Meeting								February 22, 2016
Senior Center


7:00 p.m.	Public Comment.

7:05 p.m.	MRG, Inc. d/b/a Sandcastles public hearing regarding a request for transfer of an All Alcohol Restaurant license, 234 John Wise Avenue.

7:15 p.m.	Historical Commission to discuss the Folsom Pavilion and Town Hall Safes.

7:30 p.m.	Brendhan Zubricki - Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period February 6th through February 19th, 2016, regarding the following:
•	Disposal of Interior Contents of 153 Conomo Point Road
•	Continued Review of Draft Annual Town Meeting Warrant
•	Green Crab Trapping Grant Program Contract

7:45 p.m.	Katie Ryan and others to discuss the proposed Robbins Island subdivision plan.

8:00 p.m.	Department of Public Works, Superintendent Paul Goodwin, Community Preservation Committee, and Veterans’ Group to discuss master plan and survey of Memorial Park.

8:30 p.m.	Finance Committee, along with Manchester Essex Regional School District Superintendent Pamela Beaudoin and Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School District Business Manager Marie Znamierowski.

Other Business:
	Approve the weekly warrant in the amount of $745,146.39.
	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s February 10, 2016, Open Meeting and Executive Session.
	FY2017 Merit or Market Wage Increases for Selectmen’s Assistant, Town Clerk, and Treasurer/Collector.
	Consider request of the City of Gloucester to be represented by Kopelman and Paige, P.C. with respect to the business of the Cape Ann Regional Cable Advisory Committee.
	Department of Revenue and Internal Revenue Service Tax Assessments – discussion and possible vote concerning payment of employee income tax assessments issued by Department of Revenue and the Internal Revenue Service and source of funding for such payments. 
	Discuss Town Planner’s work assignments.
	Ratify the Board’s promotion of Robert Wheway to the position of Part-time Police Officer from his current position as Special Police Officer for a partial one-year term, ending 6/30/16.
	Ratify the Board’s approval and signature of the Green Communities contract to receive a grant, with an effective date of 2/15/16, for the Town Hall/Library Renovation Project from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources in the amount of $130,270.
	See correspondence from Edward T. Neal regarding Conomo Point.
	Conomo Point Matters:
•	Review request from Essex Historical Commission regarding future planning for the property at 153 Conomo Point Road.
•	Review request from Conomo Point Planning Committee regarding future planning for the property at 153 Conomo Point Road.
•	Consider a building permit application for Mr. Romano’s leased property at 29 Robbins Island Road (Map 19, Lot 77/New Map 108, Lot 17), if application presented by meeting time.
	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.

Licensing Board:
Shellfish Permit Applications:
•	George Lane – Commercial Shellfish License – Discussion and possible vote on renewal application in light of issues concerning residency qualifications.
	Commercial License:
•	Clifford Baker
•	Julian Balili
•	Michael Jacobs, Jr.
•	Edward G. Lane
•	Elizabeth H. Lane
•	Matthew E. Lane
•	Brian Loebelenz
	Non-Resident Recreational License:
•	Clifford Bathalon, Hudson, NH, sponsored by Mark R. Lane
•	Ron Blanchette, Beverly, MA, sponsored by Louise Holland
•	George Dionne, Brentwood, NH, sponsored by Leo Provost
•	Christian P. Frey, Danville, NH, sponsored by Mark R. Lane
•	Alex Groetz, Brentwood, NH, sponsored by Leo Provost
•	Jim Groetz, Kensington, NH, sponsored by Leo Provost
•	Edward Kawczynski, Salem, MA, sponsored by Tim Walsh
•	Robert A. Normand, Beverly, MA, sponsored by Leo Provost
•	Frank Northrup, Brentwood, NH, sponsored by Leo Provost
•	Daniel Provost, South Hampton, NH, sponsored by Leo Provost
•	John Standley, Beverly, MA, sponsored by Leo Provost
	Senior License:
•	Norman Burnham
•	Dennis Henderson

Executive Session Expected:
	Discussion of pending litigation concerning the case of the City of Beverly vs. the Essex County Sheriff, et al., Essex Superior Court C.A. No. ESCV2015-00350A.
	Discussion of pending litigation concerning the case of the Town of Essex v. William Allen, Essex Superior Court C.A. Nos. ESCV2002-00352, ESCV2006-00313, and ESCV2007-02096.
	Town of Essex v. Boston Business Services Inc., et al. Lawrence Superior Court C.A. No. 1577-CV-01310.
	Discussion regarding the lease, sale, and value of real property at Conomo Point.
	Discussion with respect to successor collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME and/or EPBA.
	Discuss preparations for contract negotiations with non-union personnel.

REMINDER:  The Essex Division of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce will meet at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, at the Windward Grille on Eastern Avenue.

REMINDER:  The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, March 7th, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. in the Senior Center on Pickering Street.
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:Feb 18, 2016 11:04 AM EST
Last Modified:Feb 22, 2016 1:35 PM EST