Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Monday July 1, 2019 6 PM EDT

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday July 1, 2019 6 PM EDT
Location:Town Hall - Stage Conference Room (2nd Floor)
30 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01929
Agenda:
Selectmen’s Meeting									July 1, 2019
Town Hall, 2nd Floor Stage Conference Area, 30 Martin Street



AGENDA

6:00 p.m.	Public Comment.

6:05 p.m.	Dawn Burnham, Chairman of the Bicentennial Committee:
•	Update on the coming celebration events
•	Request permission to have a parade to celebrate the Town’s bicentennial on August 10, 2019, starting at 10:00 a.m.  Sign the State parade permit request.
•	Request Board approval and signature of a contract with the Shriners who will be participating in the Bicentennial Parade.

6:30 p.m.	James McLeod to request a One-Day Wine & Malt License for True North Ale Company LLC for use on Sunday, July 28, between the hours of 2:00 and 6:00 p.m. at 69 Choate Street.

Brendhan Zubricki:  Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period June 15th, 2019 through June 28th, 2019, regarding the following:  
•	Route 133 Bridge Replacement Design Update
•	Review of Options with Respect to Future Electricity Purchasing
•	Memorandum of Understanding for Senior Van Services, Manchester

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 6/27/19 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
NAME	VENDOR	DATE	AMOUNT	DEPT’S BILL
Jim McNeilly	McNeilly EMS	6/17/2019	$    145.00	Fire

•	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s June 17, 2019, Open Meeting and Executive Session.
•	Ratify Chairman’s signature of a Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) Grant Application for firefighting equipment in the amount of $3,800.00.
•	Continue to review whether and how the Board will institute a policy with respect to outdoor entertainment noise, including consideration of recent input from local business owners.
•	Determine whether a proposal for a family wedding on commercial property at 35 Dodge Street overcomes the presumption in State law that such an event equates to the sale of alcohol, requiring both one-day alcohol and entertainment licenses.
•	Ratify Chairman’s signature of financial match letters for North American Wetlands Conservation Act Grant Proposal.
•   Consider a request from the Town's solid waste contractor, Covanta, to make changes to the current solid waste contract with respect to provision of its own employee to supervise the transfer station.
•	Conomo Point Matters:
o	Consider whether leased accessory lots at Conomo Point (whether vacant or with outbuildings) including the parcel at Map 108, Lot 46, should potentially be converted from year-to-year leases to longer term leases.
o	Discuss third-party assertion that leaseholders at Map 108, Lot 50 and at Map 108, Lot 44A obtained 20-year lease durations by presenting certain information as factual while the actual situations may differ.
o	Review offers to purchase vacant, Town-owned parcels at Conomo Point:  Map 110, Lot 7 and Map 110, Lot 38.
o	Approve a tight tank lease addendum for 120 Conomo Point Road, Map 108, Lot 69, Leah Maher.
o	Consider suggestion from resident that kayak racks that have been placed at Clammers’ Beach in the past by third parties be improved, replaced, and maintained by the Town in the future.
•	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.

LICENSES & PERMITS:
	Commercial Shellfish Permit:
•	Nicholas Silva
	Antiques License:
•	Mary & Rachel Tetzloff, Cape Ann Red Shed, 98 Western Avenue
	One-Day Entertainment License:
•	Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, Essex Clam Fest, for use on Saturday, October 26, 2019, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., within the confines of Memorial Park.
•	Essex Bay Sailing Club, for use on Saturday, July 20, 2019, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. within the confines of the Boat House at 161 Conomo Point Road.
	One-Day Wine & Malt License:
•	Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, Essex Clam Fest, for use on Saturday, October 26, 2019, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., within the confines of Memorial Park.

REMINDERS:
•	The Northeast Coastal Coalition will hold a meeting on Friday, July 12, 2019, starting at 10:00 a.m. in the 3rd floor auditorium in the Town Hall, 30 Martin Street.
•	The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, July 15, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Stage Conference Area at the Essex Town Hall.
•	There will be a joint meeting of the Board of Selectmen and the Town Building Committee on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, starting at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Hall Auditorium.
•	The Rededication of the Old Essex Burying Ground on Main Street will take place on Saturday, July 27, 2019, starting at 1:00 p.m.
•	The Swearing-in Ceremony for the new Police Chief and two new Sergeants will take place on Thursday, August 1, 2019, starting at 4:30 p.m. in the Town Hall Auditorium on the 3rd floor.

EXECUTIVE SESSION:  Discuss proposed changes to AFSCME contract with respect to clothing allowance-Open Session and Executive Session possible.
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:Jun 27, 2019 11:06 AM EDT
Last Modified:Jun 27, 2019 3:11 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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