Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Monday October 30, 2017 6 PM EDT

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday October 30, 2017 6 PM EDT
Location:Town Hall - Stage Conference Room (2nd Floor)
30 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01929
Agenda:
Selectmen’s Meeting								October 30, 2017
Town Hall 2nd Floor Stage Conference Area 





AGENDA

6:00 p.m.	Public Comment.

6:05 p.m.	Peter Genest regarding a Senior Shellfishing Permit.

6:10 p.m.	Peter Hoare to discuss plans for and regulation of a dog kennel.

6:20 p.m.	Amy Robinson to discuss lease for 168 Conomo Point Road. 

7:00 p.m.	Quarterly Department Head/Committee Chair Meeting:  Featured topic is a discussion of the warrant articles for the Fall Town Meeting.

Brendhan Zubricki:  Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period October 14th through October 27th, 2017, regarding the following:  
•	Evaluation of Proposals for Centennial Grove Master Plan
•	Potential RFP for Public Safety Building Land Acquisition
•	Joint School/Town Budget Group Meeting Summary
•	Draft Fall Town Meeting Motions
•	Massachusetts Downtown Initiative Mixed Use Zoning Grant Meeting

OTHER BUSINESS:
	Approve the weekly warrant in the amount of $.
	Vote to exempt from Section 20 of Chapter 268A of the General Laws, the contracts and amounts for the individuals listed below contained within the 10/19/17 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
NAME	VENDOR	DATE	AMOUNT	DEPT’S BILL
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle	09/24/17	$1,447.20	Highway Dept

	Vote to exempt from Section 20 of Chapter 268A of the General Laws, the contracts and amounts for the individuals listed below contained within the 10/26/17 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
NAME	VENDOR	DATE	AMOUNT	DEPT’S BILL
James McNeilly	McNeilly EMS	10/16/17	$   290.00	Fire Dept

	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s October 16th, 2017, Open Meeting.
	Review and approve revised Shellfish Regulations to prohibit Sunday digging.
	Review and approve a revised Regional Lockup Agreement with the Essex County Sheriff’s Department.
	Vote to approve a recommendation to appoint Dottie Elwell to a 3-year term as back-up Assistant Town Clerk.
	Vote to approve a recommendation from Chief Silva to appoint Lauren Pereen to the position of Special Police Officer, contingent upon passing drug, medical, and psychological testing and screening. 
	Vote to approve a recommendation from Chief Silva to appoint Matthew J. Lipinski to the position of Special Police Officer, contingent upon passing drug, medical, and psychological testing and screening.
	Consider signature of a Request for Determination of Applicability for Conomo Point phragmites removal, in conjunction with Mr. Derek Brown.
	Consider a recommendation from the Bicentennial Committee to appoint Susan Parady to fill the vacancy in the Committee’s membership. Sign the appointment card.
	Vote to approve a request from Essex Fortune Palace to close October 1, 2017 and reopen at the end of December for cleaning and repairs.
	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.

CONOMO POINT:
•	Discuss allegations of possible habitation on an accessory leased lot at northern Conomo Point.

LICENSING BOARD: 
	Commercial Shellfishing Permit and Waiver of Application Deadline:
•	Joseph Rizzo

REMINDERS:
•	The Selectmen will attend a Finance Committee meeting to be held on Thursday, November 2, 2017, starting at 7:00 p.m. in the Essex Elementary School.
•	The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, November 13, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. in the Teachers’ Lounge at the Essex Elementary School on Story Street.
•	The Fall Town Meeting will be held on Monday, November 13, 2017, starting at 7:30 p.m. in the Essex Elementary School.
•	Age & Dementia Friendly Community Forum will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2017, starting at 2:00 p.m. in the third floor auditorium at the Town Hall, Martin Street.
•	The Selectmen will attend a Manchester Essex Regional School operating budget review meeting at the Manchester Essex Regional High School on November 29, 2017, starting at 7:00 p.m.
•	The Selectmen will attend a Public Hearing concerning the Manchester Essex Regional School District FY2019 tentative Operating Budget at the Manchester Essex Regional High School on December 13, 2017, starting at 7:00 p.m.
•	The Selectmen will attend a Manchester Essex Regional School capital budget review meeting at the Manchester Essex Regional High School on December 19, 2017, starting at 7:00 p.m.

EXECUTIVE SESSION EXPECTED:  
	Discussion of lease, sale, or value of real property at Conomo Point.
	Discuss collective bargaining with respect to AFSCME contract.
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:Oct 26, 2017 11:36 AM EDT
Last Modified:Nov 14, 2017 7:14 AM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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