Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Monday November 18, 2019 6 PM EST

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday November 18, 2019 6 PM EST
Location:Essex Elementary School - Staff Conference Room
12 Story Street, Essex, MA 01929
Agenda:
Selectmen’s Meeting								November 18, 2019
Faculty Room, Essex Elementary School, Story Street

AGENDA

6:00 p.m.	Public Comment.

6:15 p.m.	Board of Assessors Classification Hearing.

7:00 p.m.	Finance Committee and Treasurer/Collector for discussion of Fall Town Meeting Articles and financing options for the Public Safety Building.

7:30 p.m.	Adjourn to Fall Town Meeting in the gymnasium.

Brendhan Zubricki:  Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period November 2nd, 2019 through November 15th, 2019, regarding the following:  
•	Initial Meeting of the Host Community Agreement Advisory Committee
•	Status of Scope of Work for Downtown Parking Striping and Signage
•	Status of LED Street Light Conversion Project
•	Public Safety Facility Construction Project Update
•	Fall Town Meeting Motions
•	Amendment of Solid Waste Contract with Covanta

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 11/14/2019 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
NAME	VENDOR	DATE	AMOUNT	DEPT’S BILL
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s	10/24/2019	$    592.00	Police 
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s	10/24/2019	$    108.00	Fire
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s	10/24/2019	$ 3,400.26	Snow Removal
Ramie Reader	Reader Electrical	08/20/2019	$    618.00	Snow Removal
Ramie Reader	Reader Electrical	10/08/2019	$    160.00	Wastewater
Ramie Reader	Reader Electrical	10/21/2019	$    160.00	Wastewater

	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s November 4, 2019, Open Meeting and Executive Session.
	Consider a request from the Essex PTO to support their Polar Plunge at Conomo Point Front Beach fundraising event in January 2020.
	Discussion concerning automated collection of boat launching fees on weekdays for non-residents, and whether the existing fee should be changed.
	Consider allowing a group of college students to utilize the Centennial Grove for the one-day production of a film as a senior thesis project.
	Recognize the retirement of Westley Burnham from the Fire Department after 47 years of service.
	Conomo Point Matters:  Consider a request from Jean C. LeRoyer to change the term of her lease of 159 Conomo Point Road, Map 108, Lot 39, from one year to twenty years.
	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.

LICENSING:
	Request to Close for Cleaning & Repairs:
•	Consider a request from JT Farnhams to close on December 22, 2019 through March 6, 2020 for cleaning and repairs.
Antiques License Renewal:
•	Joseph Danna, Conomo Point Antiques, 166 R Eastern Avenue
•	Michael March, Blackwood March Antiques, 3 Southern Avenue
•	Prezona Design, Shelagh Schylling, 72 Belcher Street
•	Andrew Spindler Roesle, Andrew Spindler Antiques, 163 Main Street
•	A.P.H. Waller & Son, A.P.H. Waller, 140 Main Street
Class II License Renewals:
•	Steven Pascucci, Cape Ann Auto Body, Inc., 19 Grove Street
•	Scott Woodward, Pike Marine, Inc., 80 Main Street
•	Scott Savory, Scott’s Auto Clinic, Inc., 6 Scot’s Way
All Alcoholic Beverage Package Store License Renewal:
•	Bhavikaben Patel, Fenisha Corp, d/b/a Schooners Market, 121 Eastern Avenue
One-Day Entertainment License:
•	The Farm Bar & Grill, Ben Wilcox, for use on Sunday, December 22, 2019, between the hours of 4:00 and 7:00 p.m., within the confines of the restaurant at 233 Western Avenue.
	
REMINDERS:
•	The Economic Development Committee will host its Business Breakfast Roundtable at 8:00 a.m. in the 3rd Floor Auditorium of the Town Hall at 30 Martin Street on November 20, 2019.
•	The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, December 2, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the 2nd floor Stage Conference area of the Town Hall on Martin Street.
•	Mass Bays Barrier Mitigation Workshop will be held on Thursday, November 21, 2019, in the Town Hall Auditorium, starting at 10:00 a.m.
•	The North East Coastal Coalition will meet in the Town Hall Auditorium on Friday, November 22, 2019, starting at 10:00 a.m.

EXECUTIVE SESSION:  
	Discussion of pending litigation concerning the City of Gloucester vs. the Town of Essex, Superior Court C.A. No. 17-310C.
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:Nov 14, 2019 11:23 AM EST
Last Modified:Dec 3, 2019 9:48 AM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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