Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Monday April 10, 2017 7 PM EDT

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday April 10, 2017 7 PM EDT
Location:Essex Senior Center - Second Floor
17 Pickering Street, Essex, MA 01929
Selectmen’s Meeting								April 10, 2017
Senior Center


7:00 p.m.	Public Comment.

7:05 p.m.	Council on Aging Update and Intern’s Report.

7:30 p.m.	Cable Television Public Hearing concerning issuance of a successor Cable Television License to Comcast Cable Communications, LLC.

Brendhan Zubricki:  Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period March 25th through April 7th, 2017, regarding the following:  
•	Change Order for Town Hall Clock Tower Lighting Solution
•	Change Order for Replacement Library Exterior Lighting
•	Change Orders, Town Hall Light Post Alignment & Paint Vent Pipe
•	Grand Opening Celebration for Town Hall/Library Renovation
•	Regional School District Budget Group Meeting
•	Draft Annual Town Meeting Motions
•	Comcast Successor Cable Television Franchise Agreement

Other Business:
	Approve the weekly warrant in the amount of $.
	Vote to ratify the exemption from Section 20 of Chapter 268A of the General Laws, the contracts and amounts for the individuals listed below contained within the April 6, 2017 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s	3/24/17	 $2,199.19	Police
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s	3/24/17	    $572.54	Council on Aging
Dave Pereen	Pereen’s Plumbing	3/12/17	    $280.00	Council on Aging

	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s March 27, 2017, and the April 3, 2017, Open Meeting.
	Vote to approve a request from the Cemetery Department to transfer from various accounts the sum of $10,075 to the budget for fiscal 2018. Sign the request.
	Consider expanding the Town Building Committee to eight members based upon a statement of interest from Historical Commission Chairman Nat Crosby.
	Consider a request to appoint Timothy S. Grimes to the position of Probationary Firefighter, pending a CORI check and drug/medical screen.
	Personnel Board:
•	Consider approval of revised position description for Council on Aging Van Driver.
	Conomo Point Matters:
•	Review and approve addendum to lease document for those installing tight tanks on leased property at Conomo Point to comply with restrictions on Title V.
	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.

Executive Session Expected:  
	Discussion of pending litigation concerning the case of the City of Gloucester vs. the Town of Essex, Superior Court C.A. No. 17-310C.

Licensing Board:
	Fuel Storage/Sale License Renewal:
•	GBG Crowley, Inc., d/b/a Gaybrook Garage, Michael Crowley, 152 Western Avenue, “Underground storage of 16,000 gallons gasoline.”
•	Energy North, Inc., d/b/a Energy Liquors, Abdessamad Madkour, 156 Main Street, “Above-ground storage of 1440 lbs. (72-20 lb. tanks) of propane and underground storage of 20,000 gallons gasoline.”
•	Nieberle’s Service Station Inc., d/b/a Ernie’s Service Station, Ernest T. Nieberle, Jr., 8 Main Street, “Underground storage of 4,000 gallons diesel.”

	Commercial Shellfish Permit:
•	Nathan Ferriero

	Senior Shellfish Permit:
•	Dale Lowry

	Student Commercial Shellfish Permit and Waiver of Application Deadline:
•	Aidan J. Burbridge
•	McKenzie Woodman

	Non-Resident Recreational Shellfish Permit:
•	Scott McKenna, Ipswich, MA, sponsored by Tom Prentiss

REMINDER:  The Town Hall Offices will be closed Patriots’ Day, April 17, 2017.

REMINDER:  The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, April 24, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Senior Center, 17 Pickering Street.

REMINDER:  The Annual Town Meeting will take place in the Essex Elementary School gymnasium on Monday, May 1, 2017, starting at 7:30 p.m.; preceded by a Selectmen’s meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Teachers’ Lounge.
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:Apr 5, 2017 12:25 PM EDT
Last Modified:Apr 25, 2017 6:40 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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