Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Monday April 25, 2016 7 PM EDT

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday April 25, 2016 7 PM EDT
Location:Essex Senior Center - Second Floor
17 Pickering Street, Essex, MA 01929
Selectmen’s Meeting								April 25, 2016
Senior Center

7:00 p.m.	Public Comment.

7:05 p.m.	Public Hearing regarding a National Grid petition to place a new pole on Wood Drive.
8:00 p.m.	Quarterly Meeting of Department Heads and Committee Chairs to discuss the Warrant for the Annual Town Meeting and additional ideas for the community compact.

Brendhan Zubricki:  Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period April 9th through April 22nd, 2016, regarding the following: 
•	Conomo Point Planning Committee Update
•	Meeting with Essex Joint Cable Advisory Committee Representative
•	Continued AFSCME Collective Bargaining, Signature of Contract
•	Cost Proposal for Design Work Concerning Folsom Pavilion
•	Appraisal of Robbins Island Properties, for Purposes of Sale
•	Appraisal of Northern Conomo Point Properties, for Purposes of Lease
•	Revision of Centennial Grove Regulations and Use of Attendants
•	Future Potential Road or Walkway Connecting Conomo Pt. Rd. and Lane
•	Proposal to Clean Up Relocated Safe Doors
•	Great Marsh Resiliency Modeling Workshop
•	Review of Draft Annual Town Meeting Motions
•	Study of Affixation of Structures, Robbins Island
•	Parking Management Study Grant Update

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 04-14-16 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s	3/24/16	     1,257.06	Snow Removal
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s	3/24/16	        110.80	Wastewater
Ramie Reader	Reader Electric	3/24/16	          75.00	Wastewater
Ramie Reader	Reader Electric	2/23/16	          70.00	Highway

	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s April 11, 2016, Open Meeting and Executive Session.
	Consider a request from resident Judith Thomson to rent Centennial Grove for a family reunion on Saturday, August 6, 2016 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
	Consider the recommendation from the MERSD Director of Guidance and Counseling to award the 2016 Essex Selectmen’s Citizenship Award to Isabella Hickey. Sign the certificate.
	Consider a request from Police Chief Silva to appoint Paul Albani to the position of Assistant Harbormaster for a partial term ending 6/30/17. Sign the appointment card.
	Review a letter from Brad & Beth Story regarding their dinghy.
	Consider correspondence from the Massachusetts Office on Disability to establish a municipal commission on disability.
	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.

Licensing Board:
	All Alcohol Restaurant Transfer of License:
•	Sign a revised Form 43 for MRG, Inc. to reflect a change in the transaction financing.
		Student Commercial Permit and Waiver of the Application Deadline:
•	Kevin Carter
•	Adin Horrocks
Non-Resident Recreational:
•	Ryan Lynch, Wenham, MA, sponsored by Elaine Horrocks
	Gasoline Storage License Renewal:
•	Ernest T. Nieberle, Jr., Ernie’s Service Station, 8 Main Street
•	Michael Crowley, Gaybrook Garage, 152 Western Avenue

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.
	Discussion regarding the lease, sale, and value of real property at Conomo Point.
	Discussion with respect to successor collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME.
	Discussion regarding anticipated litigation.

REMINDER:  The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, May 2, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. in the Teachers’ Lounge on Story Street.

REMINDER:  The Annual Town Meeting will take place on Monday, May 2, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the Essex Elementary School, followed by the Annual Election on Monday, May 9, 2016 at the Memorial Fire Station.
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:Apr 21, 2016 11:32 AM EDT
Last Modified:Apr 21, 2016 11:32 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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