Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Monday May 23, 2022 6 PM EDT

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday May 23, 2022 6 PM EDT
Location:Town Hall - Stage Conference Room (2nd Floor)
30 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01929
Agenda:
Selectmen’s Meeting								May 23, 2022
Town Hall, 2nd Floor Stage, 30 Martin Street

Note:  This meeting will be held in-person at the location provided on this notice. Members of the public are welcome to attend this in-person meeting. Please note that while an option for remote, audio-only attendance and/or participation is being provided as a courtesy to the public, the meeting/hearing will not be suspended or terminated if technological problems interrupt the virtual broadcast or its quality, unless otherwise required by law. Members of the public with particular interest in any specific item on this agenda should make plans for in-person vs. virtual attendance accordingly.

Call in Phone Number: 605-562-8401 Password: 8378315

AGENDA – OPEN SESSION
6:00 p.m.	Call to Order. 

6:05 p.m.	Continuation of Public Hearing regarding a request by Woodman’s Lobster Pool for an Alteration of Premises.

6:20 p.m.	John Bediz and Paul Fitzpatrick to discuss Conomo Point lease rates for 2022 as related to the Consumer Price Index.

6:30 p.m.	Ian Brady and Gardy Desrouleaux regarding the Great Marsh Brewery and the Great Marsh Restaurant.

6:45 p.m.	Public Hearing regarding a request for a Wine and Malt Package Store License by Kimberly St. Onge, Googans Galley, LLC at 1 Martin Street.

Brendhan Zubricki:  Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period April 30, 2022 through May 20, 2022, regarding the following:  
•	Update Concerning Possible Future Solid Waste/Recycling Arrangements
•	Economic Development Committee Meeting Summary
•	Renewal of Contract with City Hall Systems for Vendor-Hosted Software
•	Route 133 Bridge Replacement Project Update
•	Conomo Point Seawall Replacement Project Update
•	Third-Party Ambulance Billing Agreement Renewal
•	Review of Emergency Services Coordination Among Town Departments

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 05/12/2022 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
NAME	VENDOR	DATE	AMOUNT	DEPT’S BILL
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s	04/24/2022	$    564.00	Police
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s	04/24/2022	$    263.60	Fire

•	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s May 2, 2022, Open Meeting.
•	Ratify the request for a line item transfer from Blanket Insurance to Town Property to cover repairs to the Town Hall HVAC system.
•	Vote to accept the resignation of Susan Elliott from the Essex Housing Authority.
•	Sign letter of support for dialysis transportation service grant that CATA is seeking.
•	Consider process and schedule for interviewing Board of Public Works candidates.
•	Consider generally whether the spouse of a retiree should be allowed to re-enroll in the Town’s health insurance plan if that person goes off of the Town’s plan for a period of time.
•	Sign the renewal paperwork for the Town’s Police and Fire Accident insurance policy.
•	Consider whether the Town should extend the ability to join its health insurance program to elected officials of the Town at 100% of the current premium, including discussion regarding which elected officials, if any, should be extended such privilege.
•	Consider a request to maintain a metal pin in the new Conomo Point Seawall to allow an historic in-haul/out-haul mooring to be re-established after the pin in the old seawall was removed for the project.  Requestor is Cottage Park Realty. 
•	Consider whether to hold a hearing at some future date with respect to two commercial shellfish permit applications for Denis and Labe Kuca (listed below in the licensing section) since these individuals were recently cited for allegedly digging soft shell clams for commercial purposes without the requisite local license from the Board of Selectmen.
•	Sign paperwork to receive $30,000 ARPA Spending Bill Earmark to be used for the planning, design, and construction of coastal resilience and waterways projects.
•	Review correspondence from National Grid with respect to the Beverly Regional Transmission Reliability Project and consider offering a letter of support.
•	Approval and Execution of Deed transferring 5 Cogswell Road at Conomo Point from the Town of Essex (presently occupied by Jean Appeltofft via installment sale from the Town) to Zach Zachary Appeltofft.
•	Potentially vote to reorganize the Board.
•	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.

PERSONNEL BOARD:
•	Review and approve a revised position description for the Administrative Clerk at the Essex Board of Health.

LICENSING:
	Commercial Shellfish Permits:
•	Denis Kuca
•	Labe Kuca
•	Steven MacDougall
Student Shellfish Permit:
•	Ishbel Donegan
One-Day Entertainment Licenses:
•	Essex County Greenbelt Association, Inc., Jane Rumrill, for use on Thursday, June 9, 2022, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. within the confines of the Cox Reservation at 82 Eastern Avenue, jazz trio to play for private reception outside under a tent with small sound system.
•	Essex County Greenbelt Association, Inc., Jane Rumrill, for use on Friday, June 10, 2022, between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. within the confines of the Cox Reservation at 82 Eastern Avenue, six piece rock/bluegrass band (Labor in Vain) outside under a tent, small, 2-speaker sound system.
•	Riversbend at Essex Marina, Lindsay Bergeron, for use on Saturday, June 18, 2022, between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., within the confines of 35 Dodge Street, keyboard playing wedding music, Bluetooth speaker as backup to play ceremony music.
•	Riversbend at Essex Marina, Lindsay Bergeron, for use on Sunday, June 19, 2022, between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., within the confines of 35 Dodge Street, ceremony, mic’d officiant music playing via blue tooth speaker.
•	Riversbend at Essex Marina, Lindsay Bergeron, for use on Saturday, September 3, 2022, between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., within the confines of 35 Dodge Street, catered wedding, police detail, porta-potties, bus transportation to reduce traffic. Ceremony, mic’d officiant, keyboard, singer. Cocktail hour playlist via Bluetooth speaker. Reception 6 piece band, Wilson Stevens Group (wedding tunes).
•	Riversbend at Essex Marina, Lindsay Bergeron, for use on Saturday, September 17, 2022, between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., within the confines of 35 Dodge Street, ceremony mic’d officiant with an acoustic violin and guitar, 4 to 5 pm. Cocktail hour with amplified band on patio from 5 to 6 pm.
•	Riversbend at Essex Marina, Lindsay Bergeron, for use on Saturday, October 1,  2022, between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., within the confines of 35 Dodge Street, Ceremony music, mic’d officiant, music played via Bluetooth speaker.
•	Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum, KD Montgomery, for use on Saturday, June 11, 2022, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., within the confines of the Waterline Center at 66 Main Street, annual fundraiser and speech indoors.
•	Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum, KD Montgomery, for use on Saturday, August 13, 2022, between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., at 66 Main Street, Greenhead Gone Party, recorded music outside in the shipyard.
•	Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum, KD Montgomery, for use on Friday, August 19, 2022, between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., within the confines of the Waterline Center at 66 Main Street, movie showing inside.
•	Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum, KD Montgomery, for use on Monday, June 13, 2022, between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., 66 Main Street, Acoustic music from students from the Music Asylum outside in the shipyard.
•	Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum, KD Montgomery, for use on Monday, July 11, 2022, between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., 66 Main Street, Acoustic music from students from the Music Asylum outside in the shipyard.
•	Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum, KD Montgomery, for use on Monday, August 8, 2022, between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., 66 Main Street, Acoustic music from students from the Music Asylum outside in the shipyard.
•	Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum, KD Montgomery, for use on Monday, September 12, 2022, between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., 66 Main Street, Acoustic music from students from the Music Asylum outside in the shipyard.
•	Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum, KD Montgomery, for use on Monday, October 10, 2022, between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., 66 Main Street, Acoustic music from students from the Music Asylum outside in the shipyard.
One-Day Wine & Malt License:
•	Riversbend at Essex Marina, Curt Bergeron, for use on Saturday, September 3, 2022, between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., within the confines of the tented area at 35 Dodge Street.
•	Woodman’s Inc., Douglas Woodman, for use on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. within the confines of the Salt Marsh Tent at 121 Main Street.
•	Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum, KD Montgomery, for use on Saturday, June 11, 2022, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., within the confines of the Waterline Center at 66 Main Street.
•	Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum, KD Montgomery, for use on Saturday, August 13, 2022, between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., within the confines of the Waterline Center at 66 Main Street.
•	Chebacco Liquor Mart, Inc., Paul Chisholm, for use on Monday, June 13, 2022, between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., within the confines of the Waterline Center at 66 Main Street.
•	Chebacco Liquor Mart, Inc., Paul Chisholm, for use on Monday, July 11, 2022, between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., within the confines of the Waterline Center at 66 Main Street.
•	Chebacco Liquor Mart, Inc., Paul Chisholm, for use on Monday, August 8, 2022, between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., within the confines of the Waterline Center at 66 Main Street.
•	Chebacco Liquor Mart, Inc., Paul Chisholm, for use on Monday, September 12, 2022, between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., within the confines of the Waterline Center at 66 Main Street.
•	Chebacco Liquor Mart, Inc., Paul Chisholm, for use on Monday, October 10, 2022, between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., within the confines of the Waterline Center at 66 Main Street.

REMINDERS:
•	The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, June 6, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Stage Conference area of the Town Hall, 30 Martin Street.

PUBLIC COMMENT.



AGENDA – EXECUTIVE SESSION
•	Discussion with respect to collective bargaining with American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Local 2906, AFL-CIO.
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:May 18, 2022 2:31 PM EDT
Last Modified:Jun 7, 2022 9:38 AM EDT
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