SELECT BOARD REGULAR SESSION
Callahan Room Dalton Town Hall
7:00P.M., April 11, 2016
1. Call to Order
3. Roll Call
4. Approval of Minutes: March 28, 2016
5. Public Address to the Board:
This is the time when the Public may address the Board on any item listed on the meeting agenda or on any issue or matter of the Town. If you intend on addressing the Board at this time we ask that you do the following:
* Please identify yourself by name, address or the company/institution you represent.
* The Public Address to the Board segment will last no longer than 30 minutes.
* Please make your comments concise and try not to repeat statements made by others.
* Please address your comments to the Board Chair.
* Discussion or debate on any issue may not take place at this time.
* Questions on procedural matters may be answered by the Chair or their designee.
* Please be cordial and respectful of others.
* If anyone wishes to be recognized when an agenda item is discussed by the Board, please make the request at this time. This request may be granted by the Board Chair.
6. Open as Licensing Board
• Consideration of Entertainment License for Paddy’s LLC
• Annual Renewal of Registration for Underground Storage Tanks
7. Proposed “Mission Statement” for Old Dalton High Advisory Committee
• Council on Aging
• Old Dalton High Advisory Committee
• Dalton Housing Authority
9. Discussion on Preferred Schools for Vocational Education
10. Sign Annual Town Meeting Warrant
11. Acceptance of Grant for the Council on Aging
12. Update Bus Shelter for Curtis St. at Main.
13. Pipeline working group update
14. Town Manager Projects Update
15. Support Letter, H. 3905, An Act to Modernize Municipal Finance and Government
16. Items for Future Agendas
17. Remarks of Select Board Members
• Triad Monthly Meetings are held at the Senior Center. The next meeting is April 20th at 1:00 PM and is open to all Berkshire County residents over 50.
• The Traffic Commission is looking for a new member. If interested, please contact the Town Manager’s Office.
• Tax Collector's Office: Town of Dalton Fourth quarter Real Estate, Fire District and Personal Property Tax bills are due May 2, 2016. Fourth quarter vouchers were attached to the bottom of the bill that was due February 1, 2016, and should have been retained for use now.
Payments can be made at the Collector’s Office M-T-W 8am-5pm and Thurs. 8am-6pm. Mail payments to the Town of Dalton, 462 Main St., Dalton, MA 01226, or leave in the drop box at the entrance to the Town Hall.
Questions regarding property valuations or assessments, or abatements and exemptions should be directed to the Board of Assessors’ office (684-6111 x10). Questions regarding payments should be directed to Collector’s office (684-6111 ext. 24 or 25).
• The Dalton Police Department is reminding the citizens of Dalton of the Winter Parking Ban will remain in effect until April 15, 2016
• Please note that Dalton’s Official Meeting Postings, Agendas and Minutes can be viewed at mytowngovernment.org/01226
• The Public Electric Vehicle Charging Station located at the Senior Center, is in service and may be used free of charge for a short period of time
• The Veteran’s Agent. Usual office hours are on Tuesdays 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Dalton Town Hall and on Thursday from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Dalton Senior Center. You can reach the Veterans’ Agent at 413-684-6111 Ext. 19.
• State Representative Paul Mark holds office hours at the Dalton Town Hall, 462 Main Street, in the Callahan Room on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the exception of the third Tuesday of each month. On the third Tuesday, office hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Town Hall and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dalton Senior Center. You can reach his office at his district number which is 413-464-5635.
• John W. Bartels, Jr., holds office hours every Thursday afternoon from
4:30 pm to 6 pm, or by appointment, in the Select Board Office at the Town Hall. For further information please call 413-684-6111 Ext. 11.
• Executive Session: To conduct a strategy session in preparation for negotiations with non-union personnel, to discuss strategy with respect to litigation and to consider the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real estate. (Note: Chairman must declare that an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the negotiating and litigating position of the public body). To comply with, or act under the authority of any general law: Chapter 214 section 1B Right of Privacy and not return to open session.
o Minutes of March 28, 2016