Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Monday November 27, 2017 6 PM EST

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday November 27, 2017 6 PM EST
Location:Town Hall - Stage Conference Room (2nd Floor)
30 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01929
Agenda:
Selectmen’s Meeting							November 27, 2017
Town Hall Stage Conference Area, 2nd Floor

AGENDA

6:00 p.m.	Public Comment.

6:05 p.m.	Robert Sisk Discuss to discuss possible tax map discrepancy with respect to a leased parcel at 113 Conomo Point Road, Map 108, Lot 75.

6:30 p.m.	Board of Assessors – Residential Factor Public Hearing.

6:45 p.m.	Dan Nadeau, Community Preservation Committee candidate.

7:00 p.m.	Keith Schollard, from PowerSecure, to discuss an alternative LED street light conversion plan.

Brendhan Zubricki:  Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period November 10th through November 22nd, 2017, regarding the following:

•	Construction of Fiber Optic Municipal Network
•	Revision of Custodian Position Descriptions, Hiring of Second Custodian
•	Contract for Restoration of Decorative Safe Doors
•	Contract for Straightening of Town Hall Historic Lamp Posts
•	School Budget Coordination Group Meeting
•	Continued Review of Draft Fiscal Year 2019 Capital Budget Update
•	Petitioning of Legislature for Retiree Police Detail Special Legislation
•	Status of Revised Harbor Regulations
•	Results of Noise Control Bylaw Survey
•	Green Communities Grant, Fiscal Year 2018

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 11/16/2017 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
NAME	VENDOR	DATE	AMOUNT	DEPT’S BILL
Dave Pereen	Pereen Plumbing	11/05/17	$    205.00	Police Dept.

	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s November 13th, 2017, Open Meeting.
	Review letter of interest from Community Preservation Committee candidate Alison Taylor.
	Vote to approve a request from James Stavros to close the Fairway Pub from December 1, 2017 to March 15, 2018 for cleaning and general maintenance.
	Consider acceptance of gift:  decorative painted oar, donated by Sam Nigro, for display in the Town Hall.
	Countersign Memorandum of Agreement with AFSCME regarding employee reimbursement and/or payment for acquisition, renewals, and maintenance of required Department of Public Works licenses.
	Conomo Point Matters:
•	Countersign lease for use of 168 Conomo Point Road (Map 108, Lot 46) for potential septic system leaching facility on a potentially long-term basis.

	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.

EXECUTIVE SESSION EXPECTED:  
	None.

PERSONNEL BOARD:

•	Consider a request to carry more than one week’s vacation time from fiscal year 2017 to fiscal year 2018.
•	Review and approve revised position descriptions for Town Hall/Library Custodian and Town Property Custodian (now or in the future).

LICENSING BOARD:

•	Consider request from Riversbend to close for cleaning and renovations between January 15 and April 6, 2018

	All Alcoholic Restaurant License Renewal:
•	Fang Liaw, Essex Fortune Palace, 99 Main Street
	All Alcohol Package Store Renewal:
•	Bhavikaben K. Patel, Fenisha Corp., d/b/a Schooner’s Market, 121 Eastern Avenue
	Antiques License Renewal:
•	Debbie & Alfred Brosch, Brosch Antiques, 143 Main Street
•	Vincent W. Caravella, The Scrapbook, 34 Main Street
•	Joseph Danna, Conomo Point Antiques, 166 R Eastern Avenue
•	Fred Grobe, White Elephant Shop, 32 Main Street
•	Dana Guarnera, Ro-Dan Antiques, 69 Main Street
•	Edwin & Laura Howard, Howard’s Flying Dragon Antiques, 136 Main Street
•	Christopher Larson, Rivers & Roads, LLC, 57 Eastern Avenue
•	James Lower, New England Joinery, 85 Southern Avenue
•	Michael March, Blackwood March Antiques, 3 Southern Avenue
•	Shelagh Schylling, Prezona Design, 72 Belcher Street
	Class II License Renewal:
•	John Heath, Essex Falls Auto Body, 1 Moses Lane
•	Scott Savory, Scott’s Auto Clinic, Inc., 6 Scot’s Way
•	Scott Woodward, Pike Marine, Inc., 80 Main Street
	Common Victualler’s License Renewal:
•	Abdessamad Madkour, Energy North, Inc., 156 Main Street
•	Fang Liaw, Essex Fortune Palace, 99 Main Street
•	Eric Vennerbeck, Essex River Dogs, 162 Main Street
•	Bhavikaben K. Patel, Fenisha Corp., d/b/a Schooner’s Market, 121 Eastern Avenue
•	Roy Serpa, MAIA LLC, d/b/a Dunkin Donuts, 125 Main Street
Wine and Malt Package Store Renewal:
•	Abdessamad Madkour, Energy North, Inc., 156 Main Street
REMINDERS:
•	The Selectmen will attend a Manchester Essex Regional School operating budget review meeting at the Manchester Essex Regional High School on November 29, 2017, starting at 7:00 p.m.
•	The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, December 11, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. in the Town Hall Stage Conference Area on the second floor at 30 Martin Street.
•	The Selectmen will attend a Public Hearing concerning the Manchester Essex Regional School District FY2019 tentative Operating Budget at the Manchester Essex Regional High School on December 13, 2017, starting at 7:00 p.m.
•	Senator Tarr’s Annual Toy Drive will take place on Thursday, December 14, 2017, at Woodman’s between the hours of 1:15 and 2:15 p.m.
•	There will be a Zoning Public Forum on Thursday, December 14, 2017, starting at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Hall Auditorium on the 3rd Floor.
•	The Selectmen will attend a Manchester Essex Regional School capital budget review meeting at the Manchester Essex Regional High School on December 19, 2017, starting at 7:00 p.m.
•	The Selectmen will attend a Public Hearing concerning the Manchester Essex Regional School District FY2019 final Operating Budget at the Manchester Essex Regional High School on January 30, 2018, starting at 7:00 p.m.
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:Nov 21, 2017 11:12 AM EST
Last Modified:Dec 12, 2017 6:51 AM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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