Information for Meeting of Select Board
Tuesday January 22, 2019 6:30 PM EST

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Town:Shutesbury, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Tuesday January 22, 2019 6:30 PM EST
Location:Town Hall
1 Cooleyville Rd. Shutesbury, MA 01072
Senior Lounge
6:30pm  Call to Order 
6:30pm  Review of agenda
6:35pm  Open Public Comment    (time allotted at discretion of the Chair)
Discussion Topics (see below; normally taken in order listed)
6:40pm  Habitat for Humanities, Walt Kohler
6:45pm  Police Chief presentation of Body Cam and Ride-a-long Policies
7:00pm  EXECUTIVE SESSION - Executive Session for Reason #3, To discuss strategy with respect to litigation if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the government’s litigating position. Salt Contamination Lawsuit/Watkins.
7:30pm  Hamp Trust/mgl c.32B sec. 21 vote
8:10pm  HRA grant process, Brian McHugh
8:25pm  Town Administrator Updates 
8:30pm  Committee Updates
8:35pm  Review of Prior Action Items
8:40pm  Future Agenda Items/ Future Action Items
8:45pm  Executive Sessions to approve minutes:
EXECUTIVE SESSION for Reason #1 Open Meeting law requires the meeting be convened pursuant to G.L. c. 30A, sec. 21(a)(1) – “To discuss the reputation, character, physical condition or mental health, rather than professional competence, of an individual.” TO APPROVE MINUTES ONLY
EXECUTIVE SESSION for Reason #2: To conduct strategy sessions in preparation for negotiations with nonunion personnel, the Police Chief. TO APPROVE MINUTES ONLY 
Administrative Actions to Consider:
Sign Statement of Interest form for MSBA roof repair grant
Sign Vendor Warrant
Sign Payroll Warrant
Sign Broadband Warrant
Review Minutes of January 15, 2019
Scheduled By:Rebecca Torres
Posted At:Jan 17, 2019 3:38 PM EST
Last Modified:Jan 17, 2019 3:38 PM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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Minutes and Associated Documents

190122 SB mins.pdf  (download) 128 Kb Feb 21, 2019 6:47 PM EST

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