Selectmen’s Meeting October 16, 2018
Teachers’ Lounge, Essex Elementary School
6:00 p.m. Public Comment.
7:00 p.m. Finance Committee
Brendhan Zubricki: Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period September 29th through October 12th, 2018, regarding the following:
• Strategic Planning Committee Meeting Summary
• Review of Cost Proposal from Public Safety Building Project Designer
• Final Fall Town Meeting Motions
• Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association Grant Kickoff Meeting
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 10/11/2018 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
NAME VENDOR DATE AMOUNT DEPT’S BILL
Ernie Nieberle Nieberle’s 9/24/2018 $ 79.00 Police
Ernie Nieberle Nieberle’s 9/24/2018 $ 211.50 Fire
Ernie Nieberle Nieberle’s 9/24/2018 $ 2.66 Harbormaster
Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s October 1, 2018, Open Meeting and Executive Session.
Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s and the Town Building Committee’s joint Open Meeting, October 10, 2018.
Vote to designate the Essex Town Hall, 30 Martin Street, Essex, MA as the official polling location for early voting for the November 6, 2018 State and Special Local Election.
Consider a request from Police Chief Silva to deposit the Car Show proceeds in the amount of $2,185.00 into the Police Gift Account.
Consider a request from Police Chief Silva to promote Special Police Officer Matthew Lipinski to Part-Time Police Officer.
Consider a request from Police Chief Silva to hire Theodore Karr to fill the position of Assistant Harbormaster, contingent upon drug and medical screening.
Ratify the submittal of a Mass Cultural Council-Cultural Districts Initiative Funding Grant Application in the amount of $4,954.00.
Approve and sign the contract with the MA Cultural Council to provide $4,500.00 to the Town of Essex Local Cultural Council.
Review the 2018 Metropolitan Planning Organization Absentee Ballot and vote to mark and sign the ballot.
Consider a request for the Essex Lions Club to hold their Annual Turkey Trot on Sunday, November 18, 2018. Sign the MA Parade Permit Application.
Potential sale of real property to the Town for public safety building purposes, via discussion with individual property owners (Open and/or Executive Session discussion possible).
Conomo Point Matters:
• Consider the approval of a building permit application for the replacement of a deck and repair of the underpinnings at 144 Conomo Point Road, Map 108, Lot 59, Marjorie D. Lane.
Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.
Commercial Shellfish Permit Application:
• Vogelushe Kucia
Consider approval of a request for a “Change of Manager” by Greenbow Corporation for Tom Shea’s.
• The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, October 29, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Stage Conference Room of the Essex Town Hall.
• The Selectmen will meet jointly with the Manchester Board of Selectmen on Monday, November 19, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. at the Manchester Town Hall.
Town of Essex v. Boston Business Services Inc., et al. Lawrence Superior Court C.A. No. 1577-CV-01310.
Discussion of pending litigation concerning the City of Gloucester vs. the Town of Essex, Superior Court C.A. No. 17-310C.
Discuss litigation strategy with respect to legal suit: Drinkwater, as Trustee of the Drinkwater Essex Realty Trust v. Town of Essex, Land Court Civil Action No. 18-MISC-000391.