Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Monday February 26, 2024 6:00 PM EST

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Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday February 26, 2024 6:00 PM EST
Location:Town Hall - Auditorium (3rd Floor)
30 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01929
Selectmen’s Meeting								February 26, 2024
3rd Floor Auditorium, Town Hall, 30 Martin Street

This meeting will be conducted in-person, with the public welcome, but will also be made available to the public via remote participation to the greatest extent possible. Members of the public who wish to listen to and/or view the meeting may do so via two-way Video Call (with the option to show yourself on video or not and with the option to use a phone to call in, for two-way audio-only). Please note that while an option for remote 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 versus virtual attendance accordingly.  

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If you do not have a digital device to join via the link above, you can also dial a telephone number and be directly connected to the meeting, via two-way audio only.  The call-in-only number is:  (425) 436-6352 and the access code is 1729820. 

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6:00 p.m.	Call to Order. 

6:30 p.m.	Contract negotiations with the Treasurer/Collector (Executive Session).

7:00 p.m.	Members of the Finance Committee to discuss fiscal year 2025 capital and operating budget requests.

Brendhan Zubricki:  Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period February 10, 2024 through February 23, 2024, regarding the following:  
•	Alewife Brook Water Level Monitoring Study Summary and Future Work
•	Further Review of Draft Annual Town Meeting Warrant
•	Possible Conomo Point Boat Storage License for Essex Bay Sailing Club
•	Review of Revised Draft License for the Private Use of Town Landing
•	Review of Revised Draft Town Hall Use Policy

•	Approve the weekly warrant in the amount of $.
•	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s February 12, 2024, Open Meeting.
•	Ratify the Board’s signature of the Warrant for Presidential Preference Primaries.
•	Vote to issue and sign a license agreement with the Conomo Point Association to attach ramps and floats to the Stone Pier at the Point.
•	Signature of a successor employment contract with the Town Administrator, subject to appropriation at the Annual Town Meeting.
•	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.

	Class II License:
•	Jason Heath, Lakeside Auto, 63 Wood Drive
Senior Shellfish Permit:
•	Dan Marshall
•	William Pascucci
Commercial Shellfish Permit:
•	Keith W. Anderson
•	Zack Appeltofft
•	Peter Bayreuther
•	Sheila Carter
•	Benn Ferriero
•	Mark Jordan
•	Matthew E. Lane
•	Matthew G. Lane
•	Bruce Mello
•	Richard Tofuri, Jr.
Student Shellfish Permit:
•	Carys E. Anderson
•	Cormac E. Anderson
•	Colby Doane

•	The Planning Board will host a zoning public forum on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, in the Town Hall auditorium at 7:00 p.m.
•	The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, March 11, 2024, at 6:00 p.m. in the 3rd floor auditorium of the Town Hall, 30 Martin Street.

•	Contract negotiations with the Treasurer/Collector.
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:Feb 22, 2024 9:54 AM EST
Last Modified:Feb 22, 2024 9:54 AM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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