Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Monday April 11, 2016 7 PM EDT

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday April 11, 2016 7 PM EDT
Location:Essex Senior Center - Second Floor
17 Pickering Street, Essex, MA 01929
Selectmen’s Meeting								April 11, 2016
Senior Center


7:00 p.m.	Public Comment.

7:05 p.m.	Chris LaPointe, Director of Land Conservation, Greenbelt, regarding the Sagamore Hill Project.

7:30 p.m.	Steven Sloane, Cambridge Consulting, regarding a 34-acre Conservation Restriction request for the Febiger property.

Brendhan Zubricki:  Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period March 26th through April 8th, 2016, regarding the following:  
•	Conomo Point Planning Committee Waterfront Access Design Update
•	Signature of Successor Contract with Essex Police Benevolent Association
•	Placement of Decorative Safe Doors in Town Hall
•	Memorial Park Master Plan Update
•	Design Proposals for Long-Term Preservation of Folsom Pavilion
•	Folsom Pavilion Shoring Design Update
•	Centennial Grove Management Options Discussion
•	MIIA Boiler Assessment Program
•	Draft Annual Town Meeting Motions
•	Study of Affixation of Robbins Island Structures to the Land
•	Scope of Services for Massachusetts Downtown Initiative Grant
•	Community Compact Update

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 April 7, 2016, warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s	3/24/16	     486.05	Police
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s	3/24/16	      163.05	Fire
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s	3/24/16	        45.00	Council on Aging

	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s March 28, 2016, Open Meeting and Executive Session, and the April 4th, 2016 Open Session.
	Consider a recommendation to appoint Patricia McGrath to finish out Bob Cameron’s term on the Council on Aging, ending 6/30/16, pending a favorable CORI check. Sign the appointment card.
	Consider sending a representative to the Substance Abuse Prevention Collaborative workgroup planning sessions.
	Approve and sign a certified letter to Jayne and Michael Ginn regarding their request to dispose of Chapter 61B land.
	Vote to authorize the Chairman’s signature on a Certificate of Announcement and 120-Day Waiver regarding the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s acquisition of approximately 120 acres of land in the Town of Essex.
	Review new information concerning change orders to the Town Hall/Library Renovation Project pertaining to the third floor elevation and the Town Clerk safes; and potential revision of votes taken thereon at the Board’s meeting on March 28.
	Approve a request from Cub Scout Pack 100 to hold a cookout on Thursday, May 26, 2016, between the hours of 5:30 and 8:00 p.m. at Centennial Grove and to waive the customary rental fee.
	Conomo Point Matters:
•	Review a revised license to attached ramps and floats to the stone piers at Conomo Point which now includes updated waterfront regulations as Appendix 2.

	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.

Licensing Board:
	Wine & Malt Package Store:
•	Vote to sign Form 43 authorizing a change of DBA from Boston Wine Exchange to Essex Wine Exchange at 91 Main Street.

	Shellfish Permits:
		Commercial Permit and Waiver of Application Deadline:
•	Anthony Augustine
•	Keith Woodman
Non-resident Recreational and Waiver of Application Deadline:
•	Stephen Landers, Hamilton, MA, sponsored by William Knovak
Senior Permit:
•	George Lane
•	Dale Lowry

Executive Session Expected:
	Discussion of pending litigation concerning the case of the City of Beverly vs. the Essex County Sheriff, et al., Essex Superior Court C.A. No. ESCV2015-00350A.
	Discussion of pending litigation concerning the case of the Town of Essex v. William Allen, Essex Superior Court C.A. Nos. ESCV2002-00352, ESCV2006-00313, and ESCV2007-02096.
	Discussion regarding the lease, sale, and value of real property at Conomo Point.
	Discussion with respect to successor collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME and/or EPBA.
	Discussion regarding anticipated litigation.

REMINDER:  The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, April 25th, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. in the Senior Center on Pickering Street.

REMINDER:  The Annual Town Meeting will take place on Monday, May 2, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the Essex Elementary School, followed by the Election at the Memorial Fire Station on May 9, 2016.
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:Apr 7, 2016 10:33 AM EDT
Last Modified:Apr 7, 2016 10:33 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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