Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Monday March 13, 2017 7 PM EDT

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday March 13, 2017 7 PM EDT
Location:Essex Senior Center - Second Floor
17 Pickering Street, Essex, MA 01929
Selectmen’s Meeting								March 13, 2017
Senior Center

7:00 p.m.	Public Comment.

7:05 p.m.	Continued Public Hearing regarding a request for alteration of licensed premises for Riversbend Restaurant at 35 Dodge Street.

7:50 p.m.	Ryan Cox, The Farm, to request a Pledge of License.

8:00 p.m.	Michael March and neighbors to discuss the Allen property.

8:30 p.m.	Finance Committee to discuss the proposed FY2018 operating and capital budget.

Brendhan Zubricki:  Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period February 25th through March 10th, 2017, regarding the following:  
•	Change Order for Town Hall Weathervane Support Rod
•	Change Order to Standardize Interior Trim, Second Floor, Town Hall
•	Change Order to Install Skirt Board, New Town Hall Egress Stairs
•	Change Order to Refinish First-to-Second Floor Stair Run, Town Hall
•	Final Cost to Construct Storage Areas on Third Floor of Town Hall
•	Change Order to Finalize Town Hall Clock Face Lighting Arrangement
•	Change Order to Cover Town Hall PVC Vent Pipes
•	Flow Switch, Heater, Elevator Electrical Change Order Official Approvals
•	Commencement of Northern Conomo Point Public Waterfront Access Project
•	Disposition of Temporary Office and Old Town Hall/Library Furniture
•	Replacement of Senior Center Generator
•	School District Budget Group Meeting
•	Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Law Informational Meeting Summary
•	Town Building Committee Meeting Summary
•	Review of Revised Draft Annual Town Meeting Warrant
•	Finalization of Successor Cable Television Franchise License, Comcast
•	Green Communities Grant Annual Call for Proposals/Application
•	Letter of Support for NOAA Coastal Resilience Grant Program

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 3/9/2017 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s	1/27/17	$      30.00	Shellfish
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s	2/24/17	$    903.19	Police
James McNeilly	McNeilly EMS	2/22/17	$    145.00	Fire
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s	2/24/17	$    339.00	Fire
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s	2/24/17	$      48.40	Council on Aging

	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s February 27, 2017, Open Meeting.
	Consider the re-engagement of Clifton, Larson, Allen, LLP as Town Auditor.
	Consider a request to move the May 8th Selectmen’s meeting to May 15 and to eliminate the Selectmen’s May 22nd meeting, due to the move back to the Town Hall.
	Personnel Board:
•	Consider voting to recommend the FY2018 Wage & Salary Scale to the May 2017 Annual Town Meeting.
•	Consider the approval of a revised position description for the Planning Board Clerk.
•	Consider the adoption of a Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace Policy and Acknowledgement.
	Ratify the Chairman’s signature on the 2017 Green Community Grant Certification Form.
	Approve a request from the American Diabetes Association to pass over Essex roads during their annual North Shore Tour de Cure on Sunday, May 21, 2017.
	Conomo Point Matters:  
•	Consider a request regarding the demolition and replacement of a porch on leased property at Conomo Point, contingent upon receipt of appropriate documents.
	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.

Executive Session Expected:  
	Conduct strategy session in preparation for negotiations with non-union personnel.

Licensing Board:
	Consider a request from the Riversbend restaurant at 35 Dodge Street to change their manager to Curt Bergeron.
Auctioneer’s Permit:
•	Blackwood March Antiques, Michael March, for use on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, between the hours of 4:00 and 10:00 p.m. within the confines of 125 Main Street.
Commercial Shellfish Permit:
•	Alden Burnham
•	Kelly Corrao
•	Benn Ferriero
•	Jeff Fraser, Jr.
•	Ronald A. Hemeon
•	Chris Johnson
•	Edward G. Lane
•	Elizabeth Lane
•	Matthew E. Lane
•	Herbert S. Nunes
•	Dean Rossi
•	Eugen Xhalia
Senior Commercial Shellfish Permit:
•	James Genest
•	Stephen Hartley
•	George Lane
•	Dan Marshall
•	Tom Prentiss
•	Peter Wilson
•	Leonard Woodman
Student Commercial Shellfish Permit:
•	Craig Carter
•	Kevin Carter
•	Matthew G. Lane
•	Michael Loebelenz
Non-Resident Recreational Shellfish Permit:
•	Paul Archibald, Beverly, MA, sponsored by Charles McNeil
•	Kyle Archibald, Beverly, MA, sponsored by Charles McNeil
•	Ron Blanchette, Beverly, MA, sponsored by Louise Holland
•	George Dionne, Brentwood, NH, sponsored by Leo Provost
•	Gregg Drugan, Derry, NH, sponsored by Louise Holland
•	Tom Dukas, Reading, MA, sponsored by Kristina Huber
•	Kenneth F. Glass, Manchester, MA, sponsored by Mike Soucy
•	Alex Groetz, Brentwood, NH, sponsored by Leo Provost
•	James Groetz, Kensington, NH, sponsored by Leo Provost
•	Edward Kawczynski, Salem, MA, sponsored by Tim Walsh
•	Robert Normand, Beverly, MA, sponsored by Leo Provost
•	Frank Northrop, Brentwood, NH, sponsored by Leo Provost
•	William Pascucci, West Palm Beach, FL, sponsored by Rick Means
•	Daniel Provost, S. Hampton, NH, sponsored by Leo Provost
•	Michael Rogers, Georgetown, MA, sponsored by Louise Holland
•	John Standley, Beverly, MA, sponsored by Leo Provost
•	William J. Woitunski, Beverly, MA, sponsored by Noah Kellerman

REMINDER:  The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, March 27, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Senior Center, 17 Pickering Street.

REMINDER:  The Annual Town Meeting will take place in the Essex Elementary School gymnasium on Monday, May 1, 2017, starting at 7:30 p.m.
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:Mar 9, 2017 12:02 PM EST
Last Modified:Mar 28, 2017 6:37 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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