Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Monday June 20, 2022 6 PM EDT

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday June 20, 2022 6 PM EDT
Location:Town Hall - Stage Conference Room (2nd Floor)
30 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01929
Agenda:
Selectmen’s Meeting								June 20, 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. 

6:10 p.m.	Interview with Nick Ellis regarding his interest in serving on the Board of Public Works.

6:45 p.m.	Merqes Kuca:  Public hearing to investigate allegations of digging shellfish above the commercial limit. 

6:55 p.m.	Labe Kuca:  Public hearing to investigate allegations of digging shellfish without an Essex license.

7:05 p.m.	Denis Kuca:  Public hearing to investigate allegations of digging shellfish without an Essex license.

7:15 p.m.	Rob Fitzgibbon regarding possible limitation of commercial truck traffic on town roads.

Brendhan Zubricki:  Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period June 4, 2022 through June 17, 2022, regarding the following:  
•	Strategic Plan Internal Review
•	Army Corps of Engineers Feedback on Beneficial Dredge Spoil Re-use
•	Conomo Point Seawall Replacement Project Final Contract Price & Closeout

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 05/26/2022 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
NAME	VENDOR	DATE	AMOUNT	DEPT’S BILL
Jim McNeilly	McNeilly EMS	05/16/2022	$    155.00	Ambulance
Jim McNeilly	McNeilly EMS	05/16/2022	$    155.00	Ambulance
Jim McNeilly	McNeilly EMS	05/17/2022	$    209.00	Police
David Pereen	Pereen Plumbing	5/14/2022	$    135.00	BOS

•	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 06/02/2022 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
NAME	VENDOR	DATE	AMOUNT	DEPT’S BILL
David Pereen	Pereen Plumbing	05/15/2022	$    792.20	BOS
David Pereen	Pereen Plumbing	05/15/2022	$ 1,172.74	BOS

•	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 06/09/2022 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
NAME	VENDOR	DATE	AMOUNT	DEPT’S BILL
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s	05/24/2022	$    851.87	Fire
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberle’s	05/24/2022	$    105.00	Police

•	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s June 1, 2022 and June 6, 2022, Open Meetings.
•	Consider a request from Erin Kirchner to carryover 49.5 vacation hours to FY2023.
•	Ratify the Chairman’s signature of the State Contract for the Winter Recovery Assistance Program (WRAP) funding.
•	Vote to renew and sign the renewal document for the Marina Liability, Hull & Protection & Indemnity insurance.
•	Vote to approve and sign the MassDOT Shared Streets and Spaces grant contract for streetlight funding in the amount of $160,743.00.
•	Consider a request from Essex Elementary PTO to hold their annual Happy as a Clam Race on Friday, September 16, 2022, beginning at 5:00 p.m.
•	Consider a request by the Greater Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce to pay for a police detail associated with the Cape Ann Plein Air event out of the Town Events budget.
•	Vote to approve and sign the contract with Patriot Properties, Inc. in the amount of $18,500.00 for the fiscal year 2023.
•	Continue to discuss future solid waste and recycling services.
•	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.

LICENSING:
Student Shellfish Permit:
•	Izabela Xhalia
Commercial Shellfish Permits:
•	Denis Kuca
•	Labe Kuca

APPOINTMENTS - Vote the following appointments and sign the appointment cards:
Conservation Commission for 3 years:
•	Bill Levy
•	Laureen Sanderson
Council on Aging for 3 years:
•	Ann Buckley
Emergency Management Director for 1 year:  Ramie Reader
	REPC Emergency Response Coordinator for 1 year:  Ramie Reader
	Strategic Planning Committee for 1 year:
•	John Bediz
•	Tom Barrieau
•	Michael Galli
•	Mark Renzi
•	Jay Tetzloff
	Town Counsel for 1 year:  KP Law

PERSONNEL BOARD:
•	Review and approve a position description for the Parking Enforcement Officer for the Police Department.
•	Review and approve a position description for the Traffic Control Officer for the Police Department.

REMINDERS:
•	There will be a Public Hearing at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, June 27, 2022, in the 2nd floor meeting area at the Town Hall. to hear comment concerning the transfer of an All Alcohol Beverages Restaurant License, Alteration of Premises, and Change of Manager from the Great Marsh Restaurant LLC, d/b/a Great Marsh Restaurant, Michael Werthman, Manager, at 99 Main Street to the Great Marsh Brewing Company, d/b/a Great Marsh Brewing Company,Danielle Marie Wolk, Manager, via a Management Agreement with Craft Food Hall Project Holdings, LLC.
•	The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, July 11, 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:Jun 15, 2022 2:48 PM EDT
Last Modified:Jul 12, 2022 6:26 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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