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

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday May 6, 2019 6 PM EDT
Location:Essex Elementary School - Staff Conference Room
12 Story Street, Essex, MA 01929
Agenda:
Selectmen’s Meeting								May 6, 2019
Faculty Room, Essex Elementary School

AGENDA

6:00 p.m.	Public Comment.

7:30 p.m.	Adjourn to Annual Town Meeting in the gymnasium.

Brendhan Zubricki:  Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period April 20th, 2019 through May 3rd, 2019, regarding the following:
•	Strategic Planning Committee/Economic Development Committee Meeting Summary.
•	Town Building Committee Meeting and Public Forum Summary.
•	Final Annual Town Meeting Motions.
•	Essex Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Process Status.
•	Regional Dredge Grant Update.
•	Dam & Seawall Repair Grant Quarterly Report.

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 05/02/2019 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
NAME	VENDOR	DATE	AMOUNT	DEPT’S BILL
David Perkins	Perkins Marine	4/22/2019	$    900.00	Selectmen
James McNeilly	McNeilly EMS	4/19/2019	$    145.00	Fire

	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s April 22, 2019, Open Meeting and Executive Session.
	Ratification of the Board’s vote on April 22, 2019, to authorize the Town Administrator to accept the gift of a truck to the Town to be used for Fire Department training with the jaws of life, and also, the Board’s vote to authorize the Town Administrator to dispose of the truck.
	Vote to ratify the Board’s approval of a grant application to the Cape Ann Community Foundation.
	Acknowledge receipt of the Chief of Police transitional timeline as requested from Sergeant Paul Francis.
	Review draft guidelines regulating potential future advertising at the Essex Field of Dreams playing fields.
    Consider tasking the designer of the public safety facility project to work with the fire and police departments to review the overall project program and determine whether additional economies may be realized as the design process continues.
    Consider a request from the group "Light up Essex" to utilize the Town Hall parking lot on Saturday, May 11, 2019 for a clothing donation event that is connected with eventual fundraising for new lighting in outdoor public areas within Essex.
	Review a request from the Essex Youth Commission to hold the Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4, 2020, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., at Centennial Grove.
	Consider a request from the Essex Youth Commission to have lawn games, sports, etc. for a maximum of 10 kids each day on Tuesdays and Thursdays, between the hours of 1:00 and 2:00 p.m. at the Grove Cottage on the following dates:  7/30, 8/1, 8/6, 8/8, 8/13, 8/15, 8/20, and 8/22/2019.
	Consider a request from the Library to hold their Summer Reading Program Kickoff on Friday, June 14, 2019, between the hours of 1:00 and 4:00 p.m. at Centennial Grove.
	Approve a parade permit request from Walter Rich for use on Monday, May 27, 2019.
	Conomo Point Matters:
•	Approve a building permit for 110 Conomo Point Road (Map 108, Lot 72) to replace decks.
	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.

LICENSING:
	One-Day Wine & Malt License:
•	Woodman’s, Inc., Lauren Muise, for use on Sunday, August 4, 2019, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m., within the confines of the Salt Marsh Tent at 125 Main Street.
•	Essex County Greenbelt Association, Inc., Jane Rumrill, for use on Thursday, June 6, 2019, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., within the confines of the Cox Reservation at 82 Eastern Avenue.
•	Essex County Greenbelt Association, Inc., Jane Rumrill, for use on Friday, June 7, 2019, between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., within the confines of the Cox Reservation at 82 Eastern Avenue.
	One-Day Entertainment License:
•	Essex County Greenbelt Association, Inc., Jane Rumrill, for use on Thursday, June 6, 2019, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., within the confines of the Cox Reservation at 82 Eastern Avenue.
•	Essex County Greenbelt Association, Inc., Jane Rumrill, for use on Friday, June 7, 2019, between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., within the confines of the Cox Reservation at 82 Eastern Avenue.
•	Essex County Greenbelt Association, Inc., Jane Rumrill, for use on Saturday, June 8, 2019, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., within the confines of the Cox Reservation at 82 Eastern Avenue.
•	Essex County Greenbelt Association, Inc., Jane Rumrill, for use on Sunday, June 9, 2019, between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., within the confines of the Cox Reservation at 82 Eastern Avenue.
	
REMINDERS:
•	The annual Town Election will take place on Monday, May 13, 2019, at the Fire Station on Martin Street.
•	The Board has been invited to attend the 2018 Essex Senior Recognition Night at the Manchester Legion Post 113, at 6:00 p.m., on Wednesday, May 15, hosted by the Essex Lions Club.
•	The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, May 20, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Stage Conference Area at the Essex Town Hall.

EXECUTIVE SESSION:  
	Discussion of pending litigation concerning the City of Gloucester vs. the Town of Essex, Superior Court C.A. No. 17-310C.
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:May 1, 2019 1:07 PM EDT
Last Modified:May 2, 2019 8:39 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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