Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Monday February 27, 2017 7 PM EST

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday February 27, 2017 7 PM EST
Location:Essex Senior Center - Second Floor
17 Pickering Street, Essex, MA 01929
Agenda:
Selectmen’s Meeting								February 27, 2017
Senior Center




AGENDA

7:00 p.m.	Public Comment.

7:15 p.m.	Council on Aging progress report.

8:30 p.m.	Finance Committee and Town Accountant to discuss the proposed FY2018 operating and capital budget. Auditor Chris Rogers and Treasurer/Collector Virginia Antell to also attend.

Brendhan Zubricki:  Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period February 4th through February 24th, 2017, regarding the following:  
•	Change Order for Sprinkler Flow Switches and Wiring, Town Hall/Library
•	Installation of In-Line Heater for Vault Dehumidification System
•	Re-visitation of Third-floor Meeting Hall Storage Area Change Order
•	Options and Costs for Lighting Town Hall Clock Faces
•	Other Emergent Town Hall Issues that May Result in Change Orders
•	Award of Contract for Northern Conomo Point Improvement Project
•	Draft of Fourth Siting Option for New Fire Station
•	Revised Draft Annual Town Meeting Warrant
•	Successor Cable Television Franchise Agreement with Comcast
•	Site Visit with DEP Brownfields Program Technical Staff
•	Essex Regional Dispatch Center Monthly Meeting and Budget

Other Business:
•	Approve the weekly warrant in the amount of $.
•	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s February 6, 2017, Open Meeting.
•	Consider merit pay for fiscal year 2018 for Town Clerk, Treasurer/Collector, and Selectmen’s Assistant.
•	Consider Medical Reserve Corps. Well Check Program, Council on Aging.
•	Vote to authorize Police Chief Peter G. Silva to sign a Memorandum of Understanding for the Use of Internasal Naloxone with Northeast Hospital Corporation.
•	Vote to appoint the following as Probationary Firefighters:  Craig Carter, Colt Donahue, and Ryan Santos; all subject to passing CORI checks and drug/medical screening.
•	Declare Saturday, May 20, 2017 as Scandinavian Heritage Day in Essex.
•	Discussion and possible vote concerning the potential need for a line-item transfer request from Conomo Point Legal Expense to Town Property Expense relative to the second round of bid pricing for the Northern Conomo Point Public Waterfront Access Project.  
•	Conomo Point Matters:
o	Consider a written request to assign the leases for Map 108, Lots 44A and 44B to the Thayer W. Adams Living Trust (from the Dorothea R. Wendell Exemption Trust)
o	Consider a request to sublet 130 Conomo Point Road (Map 108, Lot 65) for various weeks during the 2017 season.
•	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.

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.
•	Conduct strategy session in preparation for negotiations with non-union personnel.

Personnel Board:
•	Consider request from Town Accountant to update position description for Town Accountant’s Clerk position and to increase the pay range for said position to be on par with the Town Clerk’s Assistant and the Treasurer/Collector’s Assistant.

Licensing Board:
	Commercial Clamming Permit:
o	Kristina Jacobs
o	Matthew Jacobs
o	Brian Loebelenz
	Senior Clamming Permit:
o	Dennis Henderson
	Non-Resident Residential Clamming Permit:
o	Scott D’Ambrosio, Boxford, sponsored by Augustus Gomes
o	Martin Forde, Middleton, sponsored by Donna DeWitt

REMINDER:  There will be an informational meeting regarding marijuana held in the Elementary School cafeteria on Monday, March 6, 2017, starting at 7:00 p.m.

REMINDER:  The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, March 13, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Senior Center, 17 Pickering Street.
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:Feb 23, 2017 12:29 PM EST
Last Modified:Mar 22, 2017 6:54 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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