Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Monday June 17, 2019 6 PM EDT

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday June 17, 2019 6 PM EDT
Location:Town Hall - Stage Conference Room (2nd Floor)
30 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01929
Selectmen’s Meeting								June 17, 2019
Town Hall, 2nd Floor Stage Conference Area, 30 Martin Street

6:00 p.m.	Public Comment.

6:05 p.m.	Amy Robinson and Joan Woodward regarding possible lot line change to the property at 11 Middle Road (map 108, lot 57).

6:20 p.m.	Laurel Eisenhauer, the Town’s CATA representative, to discuss the needs of Essex for public transportation.

6:50 p.m.	John Filias interview for the Board of Public Works.

7:00 p.m.	Town Counsel Gregg Corbo

8:00 p.m.	Brian Feener interview for the Board of Public Works.

Brendhan Zubricki:  Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period June 1st, 2019 through June 14th, 2019, regarding the following:  
•	Essex Housing Coalition Update
•	Contract for Design of Downtown Parking Striping and Signage
•	Sale of Vacant Lots at Conomo Point
•	Possible Policy Concerning Issuance of Outdoor Entertainment Licenses
•	MVP Action Grant Funding Status and Grant Contracts
•	Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Senior Transportation Grant

	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 6/13/2019 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
Dave Pereen	Pereen Plumbing	05/24/2019	$    200.00	Selectmen
Ramie Reader	Reader Electric	06/03/2019	$    258.00	Selectmen
Ramie Reader	Reader Electric	06/04/2019	$ 2,626.00	Selectmen
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s	05/24/2019	$    292.00	Police
Ramie Reader	Reader Electric	05/27/2019	$    288.00	Fire
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s	05/24/2019	$    188.70	Fire
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s	05/24/2019	$    153.49	Highway
David Pereen	Pereen Plumbing	05/24/2019	$    696.50	Water

	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s June 10, 2019, Open Meeting.
	Ratify the Board’s vote on June 10th to allow the front fence at 11 John Wise Avenue to be dismantled by volunteers and burned in the bonfire at Essex River Day, pending review of the suitability of burning these materials by the Essex Fire Department.
	Discussion and possible vote to release minutes from past Executive Sessions relative to the acquisition of real property for a public safety facility:
•	12/10/2018
•	12/17/2018
•	01/07/2019
•	02/06/2019
•	02/11/2019
	Review proposed private use of the Riversbend restaurant property for a family wedding and whether such event should require any type of permitting.
	Vote to appoint Ian MacDougall to the position of Probationary Firefighter for a partial term of 1 year, ending 6/30/2020, pending passing drug and medical testing.
	Vote to sign a Certificate of Appointment for Pamela Thorne, Town Clerk.
	Review possible application from the Bubble Factory concerning a future one-day alcohol permit, June 29, 2019.
	Consider a request from the Youth Commission to use Centennial Grove Cottage on Mondays and Wednesdays from 12 noon to 3:00 p.m. starting July 31 through August 27, 2019. Sign the application.
	Consider allowing YMCA Camp Dory staff to utilize the Centennial Grove Cottage for occasional staff training starting on June 15, 2019 and to use the Cottage during Camp Dory hours if the weather is inclement.
	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.
APPOINTMENTS - Vote the following appointments/re-appointments and sign the appointment cards:
Community Preservation Committee for 3 years:  Alison Taylor
Conservation Commission for 3 years:  Angus Bruce
Finance Committee for 3 years:
•	Rob Fitzgibbon
	Fire Engineers Board for 1 year:
•	Keith Carter, Deputy Chief
•	Ramie Reader, Deputy Chief
•	Daniel	Doucette, Fire Chief
	Firefighter for 1 year:
•	James, Albani
•	Daniel Ball
•	John Bateman
•	Westley Burnham
•	Robert Cavender
•	Philip C. Cicala
•	Samuel Crocker V
•	Colt Donahue
•	Richard Dort, Jr.
•	Daniel Fialho
•	Michael French
•	Jason Heath
•	Peter Hoare
•	Barry Leeds
•	Amy McNeilly
•	James McNeilly
•		Edward S. Neal
•	Jon O'Bryan
•	Nicholas Ouellette
•	Kent Parsons
•	Joan Perrigo
•	Anthony Pizzo
•	Andrew Ray
•	Sean Reed
•	Ryan Santos
•	Michael Soucy
•	George Stavros
•	Eian Woodman
	Probationary Firefighter for 1 year:
•	Craig Carter
	Fire Department for 1 year:
•	Ernest Nieberle, Jr., Captain
•	Travis Good, Lieutenant
•	Cory Jackson, Lieutenant
•	Joseph Lafata, Lieutenant
•	David Pereen, Lieutenant
•	David Thompson, Lieutenant
•	Daniel Doucette, Forest Fire Warden
•	Daniel Doucette, Emergency Management Director
•	Daniel Doucette, REPC Emergency Response Coordinator
	MAPC Representative for 3 years (also sign appointment document for MAPC):  
•	Peter D. Phippen
	Open Space Committee for 1 year:
•	Nancy Dudley
•	Tamson Gardner
•	Lysa Leland
•	Julie Scofield
Youth Commission for 3 years:
•	Christina Bruce
•	Stacie Capotosto
	Commercial Shellfish Permit:
•	Jackson Friedman
•	Erjol Shtraza
	Student Commercial Shellfish Permit:
•	Oliver Hull
•	Ian Schylling
	One-Day Entertainment License:
•	Essex Police Department, Peter Silva, for use on Sunday, September 29, 2019, between the hours of 1:00 and 4:00 p.m. within the confines of Memorial Park. Vote to waive the fee.
•	The Town Building Committee will meet in the Town Hall 3rd Floor Auditorium on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
•	The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, July 1, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Stage Conference Area at the Essex Town Hall.
•	The Rededication of the Old Essex Burying Ground on Main Street will take place on Saturday, July 27, 2019, starting at 1:00 p.m.
•	Swearing-in Ceremony for the new Police Chief and two new Sergeants will take place on Thursday, August 1, 2019, starting at 4:30 p.m. in the Town Hall Auditorium on the 3rd floor.
•	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.
•	Discuss Installment Sale Agreement for 96 Conomo Point Road, Map 110, Lot 27.
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:Jun 12, 2019 2:07 PM EDT
Last Modified:Jul 2, 2019 6:55 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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