Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Monday April 11, 2022 6 PM EDT

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday April 11, 2022 6 PM EDT
Location:Town Hall - Stage Conference Room (2nd Floor)
30 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01929
Agenda:
Selectmen’s Meeting								April 11, 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. 

6:15 p.m.	Public Hearing continuation regarding a request from Woodman’s Lobster Pool for an Alteration of Premises.

Brendhan Zubricki:  Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period March 26, 2022 through April 8, 2022, regarding the following:
•	Strategic Planning  Committee Meeting Summary
•	Economic Development Committee Meeting Summary
•	Essex River Bridge Replacement Project Update
•	Conomo Point Seawall Replacement Project Update
•	Old Fire Station Site Restoration Project Update
•	Finance Committee, Selectmen, School Officials Meeting Summary
•	Chebacco Lake Coalition Meeting Summary
•	Draft Annual Town Meeting Motions
•	Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Grant Application

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 04/07/2022 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
NAME	VENDOR	DATE	AMOUNT	DEPT’S BILL
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s.	03/24/2022	$     238.00	Police
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s	03/24/2022	$  1,668.66	Fire

•	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s March 28, 2022, Open Meeting and Executive Session.
•	Consider a request from Fire Chief Ramie Reader to appoint Gary Landry to the position of Probationary Firefighter.
•	Consider a request to appoint Jay Tetzloff to the Strategic Planning Committee as a representative from the Essex Historical Commission.
•	Consider a request to appoint Jodi Harris to the Strategic Planning Committee as a representative from the Economic Development Committee.
•	Vote to approve the recommendation from MERHS for this year’s nomination to receive the 2022 Essex Selectmen’s Citizenship Award. Sign the proclamation. Senior awards will be given out at MERHS at 6:00pm on Thursday evening, June 2nd at Baccalaureate. Consider which Selectman will present the award.
•	Consider a request from Jean and Rick Grobe for a parking sticker for Conomo Point.
•	Reconsideration of revisions voted at the March 7th meeting to the Town’s Shellfish Regulations regarding issuing Annual and Daily Non-Resident Recreational Permits to Out-of-State persons.
•	Continue to review and discuss future solid waste disposal options.
•	Consider scheduling a public hearing to discuss possible alcohol service violations by the Great Marsh Brewery with respect to the confines of the licensed premises.
•	Consider whether the Board desires to allow extended outdoor dining with alcohol service beyond the presently established termination date for this practice which was December 1, 2021, all pursuant to the Governor’s most recent Executive Act on April 1, 2022.
•	Consider whether the Harbormaster should continue to report to the Chief of Police versus possibly reporting to the Board of Selectmen (now or in the future), in light of issues raised via the passage of the Law Enforcement Reform Act.
•	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.

LICENSING:
Commercial Shellfish Permits:
•	Daniel Elario
•	Joshua Hannah
•	Paul Ross
•	Bryan Shields
Student Shellfish Permit:
•	Mercades Bybee
One-Day Wine and Malt Licenses:
•	Woodman’s Lobster Pool, Douglas Woodman, for use on Sunday, May 8, 2022, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m., within the confines of the Salt Marsh Tent at 121 Main Street.
•	Woodman’s Lobster Pool, Douglas Woodman, for use on Saturday, May 28, 2022, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m., within the confines of the Salt Marsh Tent at 121 Main Street.
•	Woodman’s Lobster Pool, Douglas Woodman, for use on Sunday, May 29, 2022, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m., within the confines of the Salt Marsh Tent at 121 Main Street.
•	Woodman’s Lobster Pool, Douglas Woodman, for use on Monday, May 30, 2022, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m., within the confines of the Salt Marsh Tent at 121 Main Street.
•	Woodman’s Lobster Pool, Douglas Woodman, for use on Sunday, June 19, 2022, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m., within the confines of the Salt Marsh Tent at 121 Main Street.

REMINDERS:
•	The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, April 25, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Stage Conference Area at the Town Hall at 30 Martin Street.
•	The Annual Town Meeting will take place on Monday, May 2, 2022, 7:30 p.m. in the gymnasium, Essex Elementary School, 12 Story 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:Apr 6, 2022 2:53 PM EDT
Last Modified:Apr 26, 2022 6:34 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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