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Monday January 11, 2016 7:00 PM EST

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Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday January 11, 2016 7:00 PM EST
Location:Essex Senior Center - Second Floor
17 Pickering Street, Essex, MA 01929
Selectmen’s Meeting January 11, 2016
Senior Center
7:00 p.m. Public Comment.
7:05 p.m. Brendhan Zubricki - Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period December 19th, 2015 through January 8th, 2016, regarding the following:
 Town Administrator Goals for Calendar Year 2016
 Contract for Long-Term Lease Value Appraisals, Conomo Point
 Draft Request for Proposals for Management of Centennial Grove
 Application for Definitive Subdivision, Robbins Island
 Purchase of Builder’s Risk Insurance Policy
 Proposed Signage for Town Landing and Municipal Parking Lot
 Enrollment in the Agricultural/Technical School District vs. Ability to Pay
 FY17 Board of Selectmen Operating Budget Request
 FY17 Board of Selectmen Capital/Personnel Plan Update
 Preliminary Draft List of Potential Topics for 2016 Annual Town Meeting
 Memoranda of Understanding with Emergency Resources
 Green Community Designation Grant Paperwork
Other Business:
 Approve the weekly warrant in the amount of $.
 Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s December 21st, 2015, Open Meeting and Executive Session.
 Ratify the Chairman’s approval of a request from Committee Films to shoot some footage on the side of Spring Street on January 10, 2016, for a future item to be shown on the History Channel.
 Review a letter of resignation from the Director of the Council on Aging.
 Approve revision to the Town of Essex OPEB Trust Investment Policy Statement.
 Sign voting delegate form for MIIA Board elections.
 Special Town Meeting, February 1, 2016:
 Vote to include the articles as they appear on the draft of the Warrant, dated January 11, 2016, or as revised, which is attached hereto.
 Vote to close the Warrant.
 Vote to sign the Warrant.
 Conomo Point Matters:
 Town of Essex v. Leah Maher, Essex Superior Court, C.A. No. ESCV2014-00522 – discuss litigation strategy and potential settlement with Estate of Paul Touher; open and executive session pursuant to G.L. c. 30A, s. 21(a)(3) expected; votes may be taken.
 Consider a building permit for Mr. Romano’s leased property on Robbins Island, if application presented by meeting time.
Selectmen’s Meeting January 11, 2016
Agenda Continued
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 Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.
Licensing Board: No items at this time.
Executive Session Expected:
 Discussion of pending litigation concerning the case of the Town of Essex v. Leah Maher, et al., Essex Superior Court C.A. No. ESCV2014-00522D.
 Discussion of pending litigation concerning the case of the City of Beverly vs. the Essex County Sheriff, et al., Essex Superior Court C.A. No. ESCV2015-00350A.
 Discussion regarding the lease, sale, and value of real property at Conomo Point.
 Collective bargaining with respect to successor collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME and/or EPBA.
REMINDER: Congressman Moulton will hold a press event on Thursday, January 14, 2016, from 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. at the Essex Marina on Dodge Street, regarding the Senator’s filing of a bill seeking to re-define the boundaries of the Federal Channel in the Essex River.
REMINDER: The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, January 25th, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. in the Senior Center on Pickering Street.
REMINDER: There will be a Special Town Meeting on Monday, February 1, 2016, starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Essex Elementary School, preceded by a Selectmen’s meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Teachers’ Lounge.
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:Jan 07, 2016 1:07 PM EST
Last Modified:Jan 07, 2016 1:07 PM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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