Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Monday October 18, 2021 6 PM EDT

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday October 18, 2021 6 PM EDT
Location:Town Hall - Stage Conference Room (2nd Floor)
30 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01929
Agenda:
Selectmen’s Meeting								October 18, 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. 

7:00 p.m.	Quarterly Department Head Meeting

Brendhan Zubricki:  Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period October 2, 2021 through October 15, 2021, regarding the following:  
•	Economic Development Committee Meeting Summary
•	Vendor Discussion Relative to Proposed Permitting Software
•	Route 133 Essex River Bridge Replacement Project Kickoff Meeting
•	Old Fire and Police Station Demolition Project Update
•	Award of Construction Contract for Conomo Point Seawall Replacement
•	Request for Proposals for Water System Engineering Firm
•	Possible YMCA Renovation of Centennial Grove Cottage and Garage
•	Chebacco Lake Coalition Meeting
•	Application for ARPA Travel, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Grant

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 10/14/2021 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
NAME	VENDOR	DATE	AMOUNT	DEPT’S BILL
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s	09/24/21	$101.50	Fire

•	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s October 4, 2021, Open Meeting.
•	Vote to approve a request to rent Centennial Grove to Nathan Woodman for the annual fundraiser Ales Over ALS, on Saturday, November 6, 2021, between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Sign the application and the parking pass.
•	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.
•	Ratify Acting Chairman Phippen’s signature of a State grant for the trapping of green crabs.
•	Vote to approve the retiree healthcare renewal rates.
•	Fall Town Meeting:
•	Vote to hold the Fall Town Meeting on Monday, November 15, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. at the Essex Elementary School;
•	Vote to open the warrant for the November 15, 2021 Fall Town Meeting;
•	Vote to add articles to the warrant for the November 15, 2021 Fall Town Meeting per the draft warrant presented at this meeting, or as revised (which is attached hereto);
•	Vote to close the warrant;
•	Vote to approve the warrant;
•	Vote to sign the warrant at or outside of a meeting (if revisions are necessary).
•	Discussion regarding a mailing from Save Chebacco Trails & Watershed, Inc.
•	Discussion regarding possible participation in the oyster project again this year.
•	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.

LICENSING:
	Senior Commercial Shellfish Permit:
•	Dale Lowry
One-Day Wine & Malt License:
•	Essex Historical Society and Shipbuilding Museum, for use on Saturday, November 13, 2021, between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., within the confines of the Waterline Center, 66 Main Street.
•	Ales Over ALS, Nathan Woodman, for use on Saturday, November 6, 2021, between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., within the confines of Centennial Grove.
One-Day Entertainment License:
•	Essex Historical Society and Shipbuilding Museum, for use on Saturday, November 13, 2021, between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., within the confines of the Waterline Center, 66 Main Street. Live music with amplification, 3-4 piece band.
•	Ales Over ALS, Nathan Woodman, for use on Saturday, November 6, 2021, between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., within the confines of Centennial Grove. Live band with amplifier and speakers.

PUBLIC COMMENT.

REMINDERS:
•	The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, November 1, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Stage Conference Area at the Town Hall at 30 Martin Street.
•	Joint meeting of the Selectmen, the Finance Committee, and staff/officials from the Manchester Essex Regional School District to discuss the District's operating costs and annual budgeting process, November 3, 2021, at 7:00 p.m., in the Town Hall Auditorium.
•	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:Oct 14, 2021 11:20 AM EDT
Last Modified:Nov 2, 2021 6:37 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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