Selectmen’s Meeting March 12, 2018
2nd Floor, Town Hall Stage Conference Area, 30 Martin Street
6:00 p.m. Public Comment.
7:00 p.m. Friedl Brosch regarding a proposed sculpture.
7:30 p.m. Finance Committee and the Town Building Committee to discuss the proposed FY19 operating and capital budget and the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property relative to a possible future site for a public safety facility (Executive and Open Session expected).
Brendhan Zubricki: Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period February 24th, 2018 through March 9, 2018, regarding the following:
• Further Discussion Relative to Potential Affordable Housing Project
• Finalization of Request for Proposals for Centennial Grove Master Plan
• License for Use of Centennial Grove for Rowing Program
• School Budget Group Meeting
• Review of Draft Final Annual Town Meeting Warrant
• Review of Thin-Layer Deposition by Local Scientists
• Essex National Heritage Area Kiosk Project
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 03/01/2018 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
NAME VENDOR DATE AMOUNT DEPT’S BILL
David Pereen Pereen Plumbing 02/20/2018 $ 1,330.00 Police
Jim McNeilly McNeilly EMS 02/13/2018 $ 70.00 Fire
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 03/08/2018 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
NAME VENDOR DATE AMOUNT DEPT’S BILL
Ernie Nieberle Nieberle’s Gas 03/03/2018 $ 521.70 Police/COA
Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s February 15th Open Meeting and Executive Session; and for the February 26, 2018, Open Meeting and Executive Session.
Sign a Certificate of Appointment for Pamela Thorne.
Vote to ratify the Chairman’s declaration of a State of Emergency for the Town beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Friday March 2, 2018 through 8:00 a.m., Monday, March 5, 2018.
Discuss opinion by resident mess clam digger that Sunday digging should still be open to mess diggers.
Approve a Memorandum of Understanding between the Essex Council on Aging and the North Shore Cape Ann Topsfield Region Medical Reserve Corps for Senior Well-Check Services, if available by meeting time.
Board consideration of use of 3rd floor Auditorium for teacher retirement honorary event.
Vote to accept fiscal year 2019 health insurance rates with Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association (MIIA).
Conomo Point Matters: Status update regarding proposed ribbon cutting at the Conomo Point waterfront park.
Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.
Special Auction Permit:
• Blackwood March Antiques, Michael March, for use on Thursday, April 5, 2018, between the hours of 4:00 and 10:00 p.m., within the confines of 125 Main Street.
Commercial Shellfish Permit:
• Kenneth Amero
• Robert Amero
• Zack Appeltofft
• Anthony Augustine
• Kenneth Baker
• Julian Balili
• Yllka Balili
• Richard Buczko
• David G. Burnham
• Timothy DeWitt
• David H. Doane
• David Earl
• Benn Ferriero
• Hali Ferriero
• Jackson Friedman
• James H. Genest
• Scott Hamlen
• Russell Hemeon
• Michael Jacobs, Jr.
• Chris Johnson
• Wayne Leveille
• Ian MacDougall
• Steven MacDougall
• Peter Marshall
• Gordon Martin
• Barry Mears
• Bruce Mello
• George Mullen
• Michael Pascucci
• Scott Reed
• Joseph Rizzo
• Carter Roberts
• Wayne Savoie
• Keith Woodman
• Anida Xhalia
• John Ytzen-Handel
Non-Resident Recreational Shellfish Permit:
• Ronald Blanchette, Beverly, MA, sponsored by Louise Holland
• David A. Bogdan, Georgetown, MA, sponsored by Tim Walsh
• Richard Buss, Winthrop, MA, sponsored by Andrew Haley
• Glenn Chartier, Gloucester, MA, sponsored by Michael Ginn
• Paul Dredge, Arlington, MA, sponsored by Barry Richards
• Daniel Emerson, Carmel, CA, sponsored by George Emerson
• Christopher Greene, Hamilton, MA, sponsored by Ernie Nieberle
• Ed Kawczynski, Salem, MA, sponsored by Richard Pierro
• Caroline Losee, Boxford, MA, sponsored by Jamie Ellis
• Robert Normand, Beverly, MA, sponsored by Leo Provost
• Henry Oettinger, Manchester, MA, sponsored by Hannah Barker
• Kerilee Pelletrino, Beverly, MA, sponsored by Shelly Piper
• Daniel Provost, S. Hampton, NH, sponsored by Leo Provost
• Jennifer Seruzio, Beverly, MA, sponsored by Shelly Piper
• John Stadley, Jr., Beverly, MA, sponsored by Leo Provost
• Chester Sullivan, Methuen, MA, sponsored by Thomas Prentiss
• Ken Symonds, Princeton, MA, sponsored by Charles Symonds
• Michael Symonds, Gloucester, MA, sponsored by Charles Symonds
• William J. Waitunski, Beverly, MA, sponsored by Noah Kellerman
Senior Shellfish Permit:
• Sefton Earl
• Dan Marshall
• Richard Pascucci
• Leonard Woodman
Student Shellfish Permit:
• Jessica Amero
• Troy Ciarametaro
• Jack Colpoys
• Faith Costello
• Colby Doane
• Nathan Ferriero
• Ian Lewiecki
• Trenten Whittemore
• McKenzie Woodman
Student Shellfish Permit and Waiver of School Transcript Requirement:
• Anxhelo Serja
• Vote to recommend to Town Meeting the FY19 Wage & Salary Scale.
• Wednesday, March 21, 7:00 p.m., at Manchester Essex Regional High School, quantitative presentation of existing and future capital debt with respect to the Manchester Essex Regional School District and the towns of Essex and Manchester.
• Spring 2018 Cape Ann Caucus, Friday, March 23, from 7:30 to 9:15 a.m., at the Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street, Rockport.
• Northeast Coastal Coalition Meeting, Friday, 2:00 p.m., March 23, 2018.
• The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, March 26, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. in the Town Hall Stage Conference Room on the second floor, 30 Martin Street.
• Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Workshop on Thursday, April 5th, 2018. The MVP Workshop will take place from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Essex Town Hall. Breakfast refreshments and lunch will be provided.
• Coastal Resilience Grant Public Workshop highlighting the inter-relatedness of emergency planning and coastal resilience planning, April 25, 6:00 to 8:30 p.m., Essex Town Hall. Also offered at Ipswich Town Hall April 11 and Gloucester City Hall April 17 (same times).
• Discussion with respect to collective bargaining strategy concerning the collective bargaining agreement between the Town and the Essex Police Benevolent Association.
• Discuss purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property relative to a possible future site for a public safety facility.