Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Monday September 13, 2021 6 PM EDT

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday September 13, 2021 6 PM EDT
Location:Town Hall - Stage Conference Room (2nd Floor)
30 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01929
Agenda:
Selectmen’s Meeting								September 13, 2021
Town Hall, 2nd Floor Stage, 30 Martin Street


Note:  This meeting will be held in-person at the location provided on this notice. Members of the public are welcome to attend this in-person meeting. Please note that while an option for remote, audio-only attendance and/or participation is being provided as a courtesy to the public, the meeting/hearing will not be suspended or terminated if technological problems interrupt the virtual broadcast or its quality, unless otherwise required by law. Members of the public with particular interest in any specific item on this agenda should make plans for in-person vs. virtual attendance accordingly.

Call in Phone Number: 605-562-8401 Password: 8378315


AGENDA – OPEN SESSION

6:00 p.m.	Call to Order.

6:05 p.m.	Jodi Harris to provide an update on the tennis court project.

6:15 p.m.	Hunter Jay to discuss potential funding of decorative lampposts in the downtown area.

7:00 p.m.	Finance Committee to review Fall Town Meeting Requests.

Brendhan Zubricki:  Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period August 21, 2021 through September 10, 2021, regarding the following:  
•	Essex Housing Coalition Meeting Update
•	Old Fire/Police Station Demolition Update
•	Chebacco Lake Collaborative Meeting Summary
•	Review of Preliminary Draft of Fall Town Meeting Warrant
•	Renewal of Parking and Pedestrian Licenses at Village Restaurant
•	Engagement of Subject Matter Experts, Local Rapid Recovery Grant
•	Award of Community Compact Grant for Zoning Bylaw Study

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 09/02/2021 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
	NAME	VENDOR	DATE	AMOUNT	DEPT’S BILL
Jim McNeilly	McNeilly EMS	08/13/2021	$    155.00	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 09/09/2021 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
NAME	VENDOR	DATE	AMOUNT	DEPT’S BILL
Ernest Nieberle	Nieberle’s	08/24/2021	$      72.00	Police
Ernest Nieberle	Nieberle’s	08/24/2021	$    911.85	Fire

•	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s August 23, 2021, Open Meeting.
•	Approve and sign a proclamation naming this year’s Small Business Person of the year in Essex. Decide who will present the award on Thursday, September 23, 2021, 5-7pm, at Woodman’s.
•	Vote to ratify the approval of a letter from Chairman Pereen authorizing the release of CDBG microenterprise 2020 grant funds initially assigned to Essex that are unspent to the consortium of all 23 communities to be used by any of the communities in future rounds.
•	Review the 2020 census packet and vote on whether or not to remain a single precinct for election purposes, vote to adopt the 2020 Precinct Map and census data report, and affirm the official Town Boundary description. 
•	Formal approval of the Board’s conceptual approval on August 23, 2021, regarding replacement of a building at 159 Conomo Point Road, Map 108, Lot 39.
•	Consider a request from the Essex Shipbuilding Museum and Historical Society to display a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution in the Town Hall Auditorium regarding shipbuilding history.
•	Consider an offer to donate a tree to replace the old “Memory Tree” that was cut down during the Town Hall renovation, somewhere on Town property in the downtown area.
•	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.

LICENSES:
	One-Day Entertainment License:
•	Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum, for use on Monday, September 27, 2021, between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., featuring acoustic music from the Music Asylum Music School. 
Commercial Shellfish Permit:
•	Joshua Hannah

PUBLIC COMMENT.

REMINDERS:
•	The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, September 27, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Stage Conference Area at the Town Hall at 30 Martin Street.
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:Sep 9, 2021 9:27 AM EDT
Last Modified:Sep 28, 2021 7:22 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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