Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Monday October 4, 2021 6 PM EDT

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday October 4, 2021 6 PM EDT
Location:Town Hall - Stage Conference Room (2nd Floor)
30 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01929
Agenda:
Selectmen’s Meeting								October 4, 2021
Town Hall, 2nd Floor Stage, 30 Martin Street

Note:  This meeting will be held in-person at the location provided on this notice. Members of the public are welcome to attend this in-person meeting. Please note that while an option for remote, audio-only attendance and/or participation is being provided as a courtesy to the public, the meeting/hearing will not be suspended or terminated if technological problems interrupt the virtual broadcast or its quality, unless otherwise required by law. Members of the public with particular interest in any specific item on this agenda should make plans for in-person vs. virtual attendance accordingly.

Call in Phone Number: 605-562-8401 Password: 8378315


AGENDA – OPEN SESSION

6:00 p.m.	Call to Order.

6:05 p.m.	Public Hearing regarding new license to store flammable/combustible liquids at 1 Laurel Lane (Map 209, Lots 29/30).

Brendhan Zubricki:  Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period September 25, 2021 through October 1, 2021, regarding the following:  
•	Old Police/Fire Station Demolition Project Update
•	Possible Change of VOIP Service Provider for Non-Public Safety
•	Finance Committee Meeting Summary
•	Continued Review of Draft Fall Town Meeting Warrant
•	Possible Participation in the National Opioid Settlement
•	Local Rapid Relief Grant Program Public Forum Summary

OTHER BUSINESS:
•	Approve the weekly warrant in the amount of $.
•	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s September 27, 2021, Open Meeting.
•	Consider the appointment of Matthew Lipinski to the position of Part-Time Police Officer contingent upon passing drug and medical testing.
•	Accept the resignation of Allison Williard from the Finance Committee.
•	Consider the appointment of Joshua Franklin and Christopher Wolf to fill the vacancies on the Finance Committee.
•	Review letter from Conomo Point resident regarding the annual rent adjustments based on the CPI-U.
•	Approve and sign the Agreement between the towns of Hamilton, Essex, Manchester, and Wenham for Public Health Services via the State’s Public Health Excellence Grant Program.
•	Vote to ratify Acting Chairman Phippen’s signature of grant paperwork for a State legislative earmark of $20,000 for marsh and riverway restoration projects.
•	Vote to accept and sign the paperwork for an award from SeniorCare in the amount of $1,500.00 in Title IIIB funding to the Essex Council on Aging for Outreach.
•	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.

LICENSING (To be Ratified at the next meeting):
	One-Day Wine and Malt License:  Essex County Greenbelt, Jane Rumrill, for use on Saturday, October 23, 2021, between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., within the confines of 82 Eastern Avenue.

PUBLIC COMMENT.

REMINDERS:
•	The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, October 18, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Stage Conference Area at the Town Hall at 30 Martin Street.
•	Fall Town Meeting is scheduled for 7:30 p.m., Monday, November 15, 2021, in the gymnasium at the Essex Elementary School on Story Street.
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:Sep 30, 2021 10:13 AM EDT
Last Modified:Oct 4, 2021 1:06 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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