Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Monday June 05, 2017 7:00 PM EDT

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Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday June 05, 2017 7:00 PM EDT
Location:Town Hall - Stage Conference Room (2nd Floor)
30 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01929
Selectmen’s Meeting								June 5, 2017
Town Hall Stage Conference Area

7:00 p.m.	Public Comment.

7:05 p.m.	Linnea Hagberg, R.D., Senior Care Director of Community Programs & Planner, to discuss age and dementia friendly communities for Essex and Cape Ann.
•	Consider letter of support for Senior Care’s age and dementia friendly programs and efforts.
•	Review a letter of intent regarding an application for Title III B Older American Act funding for elder service.

7:30 p.m.	Essex Housing Authority to discuss their recommendation to nominate Beth Cairns to the State Appointee position on the Housing Authority.

7:35 p.m.	Clay Morin and Cliff Ageloff to continue discussion regarding Town acceptance of Lowe Hill Road as a public way.

7:50 p.m.	Beth Story to discuss dinghy access at Conomo Point.

Brendhan Zubricki:  Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period May 13th through June 2nd, 2017, regarding the following:  
•	Potential Reconstitution of the Essex Youth Commission
•	Finance Committee Input Concerning Grove Master Plan Scope
•	Update on Possible Student Community Service Roadside Trash Pickup
•	Consideration of Miscellaneous Final Change Orders, Town Hall/Library
•	Contract for the Promotion of Town Resources and Attractions
•	Change Order Proposal for Removable Water Access Stairs
•	Planting of Evergreen on the Grounds of the Town Hall
•	Reaction from Verizon/National Grid Concerning Fiber Optic Network
•	Production of Visual Renderings for Fire/Police Building Options
•	Potential License to Use Centennial Grove for Rowing Programs
•	Budget Development Process Meeting w/ School and Manchester Officials
•	Provision of Development Grant from Regional Dispatch Center
•	Update Concerning House Move at Conomo Point

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 May 18th, 2017 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
James McNeilly	McNeilly EMS	5/9/17	S1,250.00	Ambulance

	Approve an MGL Chap 44 Sec 33B Transfer in the amount of $2,000 from Blanket Insurance to Shellfish Deputy.
	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s May 15, 2017, Open Meeting.
	Vote to approve and sign a contract with Anna Siedzik to provide conservation and preservation services for FY2018.
	Discuss whether or not the Strategic Planning Committee member position for a representative from the now inactive Conomo Point Planning Committee should be eliminated.
	Approve a request to appoint Bruce Lipinski to the position of Assistant Harbormaster, pending drug and medical testing.
	Approve a request to appoint Cooper Riehl to the position of Assistant Harbormaster, pending drug and medical testing.
	Approve a request to appoint Ryan Devaney to the position of Part-Time Police Officer.
	Consider a request from Chief Silva to waive parking rules for the Police Car Show, September 17, 2017.
	Discuss plan for using donated labor and materials to install railings on the first section of the Town Pier.
	Review a letter offering to donate a parcel of land to the Town.
	Review a letter from Anthony & Arlene Taliadoros.
	Discuss who will present the Essex Small Business Award.
	Discuss standing policy for opening of mail in Selectmen’s Office.
	Discuss whether the Board intends to hold hearings relative to potential allegations that one or more licensed commercial clammers don’t actually reside in Essex as per the Essex Shellfish regulations.
	Discuss whether the Board intends to hold a hearing regarding a potential waterfront camera grant and/or whether or not to participate in the grant.
	Discuss letter from Alden Blodgett regarding proposed coastal camera system.
	Review a letter from Ed Neal regarding surveillance cameras on the Essex River.
	Vote to ratify a letter of support for the Town of Newbury Coastal Resiliency Grant.
	Vote to accept a gift of three small watercolors from Virginia Mulcahy. Sign the thank you letter.
	Sign a thank you letter to Mr. & Mrs. Monroe.
	Vote to proclaim Wednesday, July 26th, 2017, as Spirit of the 27th Anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act and sign the proclamation.
	Ratify Chairman’s signature of FY 2018 Property, Liability, and Workers Compensation insurance renewal coverages (rate is decreasing 2.1%).
	Vote to accept the Insurance Plan for Police and Fire coverage as provided by Chubb Group of Insurance Companies.
	Review email from Derek Brown regarding chimney swifts.
	Conomo Point Matters:
•	Discuss potential offer to make safe a portion of seawall associated with the leasehold at 109 Conomo Point Road, including an appropriate liability waiver.
•	Review a letter from an Essex resident regarding proposed signage at Conomo Point.
•	Vote to clarify the Board’s intent relative to building permit applications for Robert Sisk that were discussed at the Board’s last meeting.
	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.
Licensing Board:
	Commercial Shellfish Permit and Waiver of Application Deadline:
•	Cooper Riehl
	Auction Permit:
•	Blackwood March Antiques, Michael March, for use on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. within the confines of 125 Main Street.
	One-Day Entertainment License and Waiver of Fee:
•	Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, Ken Riehl, for use on Essex River Day, Saturday, June 24, 2017, between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., within the confines of Memorial Park.
	One-Day Wine & Malt License:
•	Woodman’s Inc., Joan Houghton, for use on June 24, 2017, between the hours of 12:00 noon and 12:00 a.m., within the confines of 125 Main Street.
	Ratify the Board’s signatures on a One-Day Wine & Malt License:
•	Chebacco Market, Paul Chisholm, for use on Saturday, June 3, 2017, between the hours of 4:00 and 8:00 p.m. within the confines of the Essex Shipbuilding Museum and Historical Society at 66 Main Street.
•	Woodman’s Inc., Joan Houghton, for use on Sunday, June 4, 2017, between the hours of 12:00 noon and 10:00 p.m., within the confines of Woodman’s tented area.
•	Woodman’s Inc., Joan Houghton, for use on Saturday, June 3, 2017, between the hours of 12:00 noon and 12:00 a.m., within the confines of 125 Main Street.
Appointments - Vote the following appointments and sign the appointment cards:
Action, Inc. Board of Directors for 3 years:  Courtney Lane
ADA Coordinator for 1 year:  William Sanborn
Animal Control Officer for 1 year:  Amelia Reilly
Animal Control Officer, Assistant for 1 year:  Hayes Demeule
Board of Registrars for 3 years:  Vickie Cataldo
Building Inspector for 1 year:  William Sanborn
Building Inspector's Assistant for 1 year:  L. William Holton
Burial Agent for 1 year:  Blake Story
Conservation Commission for 3 years:
•	Wallace Bruce
•	Michael Burke
•	Elisabeth Frye
Council on Aging for 3 years:  
•	Nancy Beattie
•	Michele M. French
Eight Towns & the Great Marsh Coalition for 1 year:  Matt Coogan
Electrical Inspector for 1 year:  	Ramie Reader
Electrical Inspector's Asst. for 1 year:  John Shields
Finance Committee for 3 years:  
•	David Gabor
•	Richard Ross
Harbormaster's Assistant for 3 years: 
•	Paul Albani
•	Marc Cecilio
•	Troy Perry
•	Cooper Riehl
Historical Commission for 3 years:
•	Robert Coviello
•	Nathaniel Crosby
Local Emergency Planning Committee for 1 year:
•	Dan Doucette
•	Lisa J. O'Donnell
•	Erin Kirchner
•	Peter Silva
•	Paul Goodwin
Plumbing & Gas Inspector for 1 year:  Richard Corriere
Plumbing-Gas Inspector's Assistant for 1 year:  David Pereen
Police Officer, Part-Time for 1 year: 
•	Ryan Devaney
•	Michael C. Juliano
•	David Landry
•	Chad Lipinski
•	Paul C. Peoples
•	Tom Shute
•	David J. Vangelist
•	Robert Wheway
Police Officer, Special for 1 year:
•	Marc Cecilio
Shellfish Warden's Deputy for 3 years:  Peter Wilson
Town Counsel for 1 year:  KP Law
REMINDER:  The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, June 26, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Selectmen’s Conference Room on the 2nd floor of the Town Hall at 30 Martin Street.
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:Jun 01, 2017 12:20 PM EDT
Last Modified:Jun 27, 2017 6:20 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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