Change Summary

On Feb 15, 2022 2:42 PM EST Amanda Johanns changed a meeting of Select Board as follows:

So that the meeting notice now reads:

Information for Meeting of Select Board
Tuesday Mar 15, 2022 6:00 PM EDT

Town:Norfolk, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Tuesday March 15, 2022 6:00 PM EDT
Location:Room 124
In accordance with the provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 30A, Section 20, notice is hereby given that the Select Board will meet on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. in Meeting Room 124, One Liberty Lane, Norfolk, MA.

Additional public access to this meeting shall be done via Zoom online video conferencing. This application will allow users to view the meeting and provide comments during allocated windows as outlined in the Board’s Public Comment Policy. To join, follow the web link or call the dial-in number listed below under the start time/Call to Order. Please be advised this meeting will be audio and video recorded for future rebroadcast by Norfolk Community Television. For more information on getting connected and using the video conference features, please visit

Zoom Meeting Link:
Zoom Meeting Call-In: 1-929-205-6099 (Meeting ID 82566765151)

Alternative to Zoom - NCTV live stream of all Town meetings on their YouTube Channel Link:

Pledge of Allegiance

A. Executive session under M.G.L. c.30A, §21(a)(2) to conduct strategy sessions in preparation for negotiations with nonunion personnel – Town Administrator 

B. Executive Session under M.G.L. c.30A, §21(a)(7) to release Executive Session Minutes
C. Executive session under M.G.L. c.30A, §21(a)(3) to discuss collective bargaining with both the Norfolk Municipal Clerical Employees represented by Local 301 AFL-CIO-CLC, insofar as an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the litigation position of the public body 

1. Public Comment

Action Items
2. Please consider a presentation by the Fire Station Building Committee of the schematic design for the station and authorize the Committee to commence design development
3. Please consider the annual appointment of the Inspector of Animals
4. Please consider approval of a license agreement with the Conservation Commission for use of its property to conduct wastewater treatment facility testing
5. Please consider approval of a letter regarding the Housing Choice Program Guidelines
6. Please consider re-opening the warrant for the May 10th Annual Town Meeting to add additional articles
7. Please consider approval of the route for the Norfolk Baseball and Softball parade
8. Please consider the following requests for use of Town Hill:
• Federated Church Sunrise Easter Service on Sunday, April 17, 2022
• Norfolk Memorial Day parade & celebration on Monday, May 30, 2022
• Zelus Brewery pop-up beer and food events including One-Day Wine & Malts Licenses & One-Day Live Entertainment Licenses for April 9, 2022, April 24, 2022, May 1, 2022, and May 8, 2022.
• Norfolk Recreation and Norfolk Lions Parade and Tree Lighting on December 4, 2022

Discussion Items
9. Please discuss Wastewater Treatment Plant budget shortfalls in the current and previous fiscal years due to non-payment by users and options to address this matter that include, but are not limited to litigation or special act of the legislature to empower the Town to operate the Plant in a more appropriate manner
10. Please discuss the Proposed FY23 Town Operating Budget
11. Town Administrator Updates
• COVID-19 Update

Report of Warrants
12. The following warrants have been signed:
• 2/25/2022 17P22 & 17PS22 $907,032.43
• 3/1/2022 35V22 $1,787,976.46
• 3/8/2022 36VS22 $97,528.40
• 3/8/2022 36V22 $590,109.94
• 3/11/2022 18P22 & 18PS22 $858,278.51 

Approve Minutes
13. Please consider approval of the minutes

Any other unanticipated business that may come before the Board

Scheduled By:Amanda Johanns
Posted At:Jan 19, 2022 10:49 AM EST
Last Modified:Mar 10, 2022 5:20 PM EST