Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Monday December 17, 2018 6 PM EST

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday December 17, 2018 6 PM EST
Location:Town Hall - Stage Conference Room (2nd Floor)
30 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01929
Agenda:
Selectmen’s Meeting								December 17, 2018
Town Hall, 2nd Floor Stage Conference Area, 30 Martin Street

AGENDA

6:00 p.m.	Public Comment.

6:30 p.m.	Gallagher Hearing

7:00 p.m.	Finance Committee and the Board of Public Works to discuss current and future sewer expenses.

Brendhan Zubricki:  Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period December 8th through December 14th, 2018, regarding the following:  
•	Town Building Committee Public Forum Summary
•	Town Administrator Calendar Year 2019 Goals
•	Continued Review of FY20 Operating & Capital Budget Requests
•	Continued Review of Possible Financing Options for School Debt
•	Initial Meeting of Affordable Housing Coalition Under CHAPA Grant
•	Draft Annual Town Meeting Article Topics List Discussion
•	Age & Dementia-Friendly Community and Shared Services Grant Updates

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 12/13/18 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
NAME	VENDOR	DATE	AMOUNT	DEPT’S BILL
Ernie Nieberle	Ernie’s	11/24/18	$   317.44	Police
Ernie Nieberle	Ernie’s	11/24/18	$     57.00	Fire
Ernie Nieberle	Ernie’s	11/24/18	$1,611.00	Snow Removal

	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s December 10, 2018, Open Meeting and Executive Session. 
	Discussion regarding the Manchester Essex Regional School District’s tentative FY2020 budget proposal.
	Consider a recommendation from the Finance Committee to appoint Allison Williard to the Finance Committee. Sign the appointment card.
	Consider a recommendation from the Finance Committee to appoint Guy Bradford to the Finance Committee. Sign the appointment card.
	Annual Town Meeting:
•	Vote to hold the Annual Town Meeting on Monday, May 6, 2019, starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Essex Elementary School.
•	Vote to open the Warrant for the Annual Town Meeting and accept articles for inclusion in the Warrant until 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.
•	Vote to accept reports for the Annual Town Report until noon on Wednesday, February 6, 2019.
	Review Shellfish Constable’s recommendations concerning fees for various clam licenses.
	Conomo Point Matters:  None.
	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.

LICENSING:
	Antiques License Renewals:
•	Debbie & Alfred Brosch; Brosch Antiques; 143 Main Street
•	Cheryl Conly; Farmhouse Gatherings; 166 Eastern Avenue
	Class II License Renewals:
•	Charles F. Coles, Jr. and Mark Gallagher; Dynamic Auto Brokers; 147 Eastern Avenue
•	Eric Holdsworth; Portside Auto; 166 Eastern Avenue
	Common Victualler’s License Renewals:
•	DVR Corporation d/b/a Cape Ann Pizza and Subs; James Roumeliotis; 65 Eastern Avenue
•	Kat’s East End Café; Katrina Chipman-Smith; 121 Eastern Avenue

REMINDERS:
•	The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, January 7, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the Stage Conference Area on the 2nd floor of the Town Hall.

EXECUTIVE SESSION:  
•	Discuss strategy with respect to Collective Bargaining concerning the proposed FY 20 renewal of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) collective bargaining agreement.
•	Discuss strategy with respect to Collective Bargaining concerning the proposed FY 20 renewal of the Essex Police Benevolent Association (EPBA) collective bargaining agreement.
•	Discuss the purchase, lease, or value of real property with respect to parcels at 42 Western Avenue, map 129, lot 1; 7 Lane’s Road, map 120, lot 9; 0 Western Avenue, map 129, lot 4; and, 21 Western Avenue, map 129, lot 50.
•	Discussion of pending litigation concerning the case of the City of Gloucester vs. the Town of Essex, Superior Court C.A. No. 17-310C.
•	Discuss draft employment contract for incoming Police Chief.
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:Dec 13, 2018 12:27 PM EST
Last Modified:Jun 18, 2019 7:18 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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