Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Monday January 25, 2016 7 PM EST

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday January 25, 2016 7 PM EST
Location:Essex Senior Center - Second Floor
17 Pickering Street, Essex, MA 01929
Agenda:
Selectmen’s Meeting								January 25, 2016
Senior Center

AGENDA

7:00 p.m.	Public Comment.

7:05 p.m.	Brendhan Zubricki - Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period January 9th through January 22nd, 2016, regarding the following:
•	Treasurer/Collector’s Office Job Descriptions and Pay Scales
•	Meeting with Army Corps of Engineers Regarding Thin Layer Deposition
•	Draft Request for Proposals for Management of Centennial Grove
•	Enrollment in the Agricultural/Technical School District vs. Ability to Pay
•	Review of Present Winter Parking Ban Language

7:30 p.m.	DOR Management Review:  Discussion with Various Departments

8:00 p.m.	Department Heads / Committee Chairs Meeting

Other Business:
	Approve the weekly warrant in the amount of $.
	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s January 11, 2016, Open Meeting and Executive Session.
	Vote to approve and sign 4 copies of the Warrant for Presidential Primary to be held on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at the Memorial Fire Station on Martin Street.
	Approve a request from the American Legion Post 194, Hamilton, to pass over Essex roads during their Motorcycle Run on Sunday, May 22, 2016, to benefit veterans.
	Consider use of Special Events Fund to pay for Police Detail at the Essex River Race Day.
	Approve the acceptance of a donation in the amount of $200.00 to the Police Department Gift Account.
	Approve the acceptance of a donation in the amount of $20.00 to the Police Department Gift Account.
	Review of Chief of Police’s calendar year 2015 accomplishments and 2016 goals.
	Consider adjustment to the 2016 BOS meeting schedule.
	Conomo Point Matters:
•	Consider a written request from Mr. & Mrs. Denton to perform soil testing for a septic system on the leased property at 34 R Robbins Island Road, Map 108, Lot 6.
•	Town of Essex v. Leah Maher, Essex Superior Court, C.A. No. ESCV2014-00522 – discuss litigation strategy and potential settlement with Estate of Paul Touher; open and executive session pursuant to G.L. c. 30A, s. 21(a)(3) expected; votes may be taken.
•	Consider a building permit for Mr. Romano’s leased property on Robbins Island, if application presented by meeting time.

	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.
Appointments:
		Board of Appeals, Margaret Nelson to a 3-year term, commencing 2/1/16.
	Board of Appeals, Keith Carter to a partial 3-year term, commencing 2/1/16 and ending 1/31/17.
		Board of Appeals-Alternate, Michael Davis to 2-year term, commencing 2/1/16.
	Board of Appeals Alternate, Richard Carter to a 2-year term, commencing 2/1/16.
Licensing Board:  
	Innholders’ and Common Victuallers’ License Change of Name:
•	The Essex Meeting & Retreat Center, LLC, d/b/a The Essex Conference Center & Retreat, Adrian Wilkins, Manager, 1 Conomo Point Road
	Non-Resident Recreational Clamming Permit:
•	Stephen Danca, Beverly, sponsored by Robert Brophy, Western Ave
•	Michael Rogers, Georgetown, sponsored by Louise Holland, Southern Ave
Executive Session Expected:
	Discussion of pending litigation concerning the case of the Town of Essex v. Leah Maher, et al., Essex Superior Court C.A. No. ESCV2014-00522D.
	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 regarding the lease, sale, and value of real property at Conomo Point.
	Collective bargaining with respect to successor collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME and/or EPBA.

REMINDER:  The Selectmen and the Finance Committee will attend a Public Hearing regarding the FY17 MERSD Operating Budget on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, at the Essex Elementary School, starting at 7:00 p.m.

REMINDER:  The Selectmen will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Teachers’ Lounge at the Essex Elementary School on Monday, February 1, 2016.

REMINDER:  There will be a Special Town Meeting on Monday, February 1, 2016, at the Essex Elementary School, starting at 7:30 p.m.

REMINDER:  The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, February 8th, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. in the Senior Center on Pickering Street.

REMINDER:  There will be a Public Forum and presentation of the Strategic Plan at the Essex Elementary School on Story Street on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, starting at 7:00 p.m.

REMINDER:  The Planning Board may schedule a Public Hearing on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, regarding the proposed subdivision of Robbins Island at 8:00 p.m. in the Fire Station meeting room. This information is only tentative and is subject to change.
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:Jan 21, 2016 12:55 PM EST
Last Modified:Jan 21, 2016 12:55 PM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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