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Date:
June 20, 2017
Time:
5:30 PM
Location:
Town Hall Selectmen's Hearing Room
Address:
333 Washington Street
6th Floor

Brookline, MA 02445
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Board of Selectmen June 20, 2017 Executive Session 5:30 P.M., Public Session 6:00 P.M.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017


 

Board of Selectmen

CALENDAR

FOR

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Selectmen's Hearing Room

  • Neil Wishinsky- Chairman
  • Benjamin J. Franco
  • Nancy S. Heller
  • Bernard W. Greene
  • Heather A. Hamilton
  • Melvin A. Kleckner – Town Administrator



1.

 

OPEN SESSION


 


5:30 P.M.

Question of whether the Board of Selectmen shall enter into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing strategy with respect to litigation.


2.

 

PROPOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION

LITIGATION


 

 












6:00 P.M
.

Proposed Executive Session for the purpose of discussing strategy with respect to litigation.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS/UPDATES

 

Selectmen to announce recent and/or upcoming Events of Community Interest.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

Public Comment period for citizens who requested to speak to the Board regarding Town issues not on the Calendar.

Up to fifteen minutes for public comment on matters not appearing on this Calendar shall be scheduled each meeting.  Persons wishing to speak may sign up in advance beginning on the Friday preceding the meeting or may sign up in person at the meeting. Speakers will be taken up in the order they sign up.  Advance registration is available by calling the Selectmen’s office at 617-730-2211 or by e-mail at sorsini@brooklinema.gov. The full Policy on Public Comment is available at http://www.brooklinema.gov/376/Meeting-Policies

 


3.

 

MISCELLANEOUS


Approval of miscellaneous items, licenses, vouchers, and contracts.


 

A.


Question of approving the executive session minutes of June 6, 2017. 

 

Question of approving the minutes of June 13, 2017.

 

 

B.


Question of accepting a rebate from Eversource Energy in the amount of $60,583.00 for reimbursement related to LED fixtures.

 

 

C.


Question of awarding and executing Contract No. PW/18-01 “Traffic Signals and Emergency Street Light Services” to Pine Ridge Technologies, Inc. in the amount of $52,845.00.

 

 

D.


Question of awarding and executing Contract No. PW/18-04 “Pavement Markings” to HiWay Safety Systems, Inc. in the amount of $50,100.00.

 

 

E.


Question of awarding and executing Contract No. PW/18-05 “Roadway Line Painting” to HiWay Safety Systems, Inc. in the amount of $34,291.00.

 

 

F.


Question of approving Change Order No. 9, decrease in the amount of $18,661.00, to the contract with Shawmut Design and Construction in connection with the Renovations and Additions to the Edward Devotion School.

 

 

G.


Question of approving Change Order No. 8, increase in the amount of $51,292.00, to the contract with Shawmut Design and Construction in connection with the Renovations and Additions to the Edward Devotion School. 

 

 

H.


Question of approving Change Order No. 01, increase in the amount of $8,616.00, to the contract with Calhess Restoration in connection with the repairs to Brookline Fire Station #1 and the Water Department.

 

 

I.


Question of approving Change Order No. 1, increase in the amount of $8,165.00, to the contract with GTC Construction Management in connection with the Renovations to the Evelyn Kirrane Aquatics Center.

 

 

J.


Question of accepting a grant in the amount of $321,302.00 from the Department of Homeland Security thru the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Programs for training purposes within the Fire Department. 

 

 

K.


Question of granting a Temporary All Kinds of Alcohol Sales License to Hellenic Association of Boston d/b/a Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral of N.E. for an Adult Birthday Party to be held on Saturday, July 8, 2017 from 7:00PM-1:00AM at 162 Goddard Avenue.


4.

 

CALENDAR


 



Review and potential vote on Calendar Items

 


5.

 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS – PERSONNEL


 



Question of authorizing the filling of two (2) vacancies in the Department of Public Works:

 

Stone Mason (LN-3)

Senior Office Assistant (C-5)


6.

 

DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY – PERSONNEL


 



Question of authorizing the filling of the Information Systems Analyst (T-10) vacancy in the Information Technology Department.


7.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT – PERSONNEL


 



Question of offering conditional employment to the following ten (10) applicants for positions as Firefighters:

 

Alan Hunte

Michael Commander

Stephen Hatzieleftheriadis

David Leungas Guayda

Thomas Harrington

Roy Hopkins

William Smith

Kevin Camille

Brian Pender

Gary Chin

 


8.

 

RESERVE FUND TRANSFER

APPROPRIATION TRANSFER


 



Question of approving and transmitting to the Advisory Committee the request of Public Works Commissioner Andrew Pappastergion for a Reserve Fund Transfer in the amount of $1,297,910.00 for Snow and Ice.

 

  1. Question of approving the following two (2) transfers within the Public Works Department appropriation:

 

From: Roadway Maintenance/Salaries 42004220  51010

Amount: $300,000.00

 

To:  Snow & Ice/Overtime, 42004230  510300

Amount: $300,000.00

 

and

 

From:  Motor Equipment Maint./Salaries, 42004900  510101

Amount: $75,000.00

 

To:  Snow & Ice/Overtime, 42004230  510300

Amount: $75,000.00


9.

 

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS – INTERVIEW


 



The following candidate for appointment/reappointment to Boards and Commissions will appear for interview:

 

Park and Recreation Commission

Clara Batchelor


10.

 

NEW COMMON VICTUALLER LICENSE


 


Approximately 7:30 P.M.

Question of approving the application of BHP Brookline, Inc. d/b/a Boston House of Pizza, Kostas Siokas, President, for a Common Victualler License at 173 Amory Street, seating capacity of 68, operating hours of Sunday-Saturday 6:00AM-11:00PM. This restaurant is presently YSP Inc., d/b/a Boston House of Pizza with seating of 68, hours of operation Sunday-Thursday 6:00AM-11:00PM and Friday-Saturday 6:00AM-12:00Midnight


11.

 

NEW COMMON VICTUALLER LICENSE

NEW ENTERTAINMENT LICENSE


 



Question of approving the application of Curds and Co., LLC, d/b/a Curds & Co., Jennifer and Matthew Mason, Managers, for a Common Victualler and Entertainment License (Radio and TV with own video, no sound) at 288 Washington Street, seating capacity of 12, operating hours of Tuesday-Saturday 11:00AM-6:30PM and one Sunday per month from 11:00AM-3:30PM.

 

 


12.

 

NEW FOOD VENDOR LICENSE


 



Question of approving the application of Square Press LLC, d/b/a Square Press, Stephen and Laurie Nagle, Managers, for a Food Vendor License at 1644 Beacon Street, operating hours of Monday-Saturday 9:00AM-7:00PM and Sunday 10:00AM-4:00PM. This location is presently Livite, hours of operation Monday-Saturday 7:00AM-8:00PM and Sunday 7:00AM-2:00PM.


13.

 

CHANGE OF MANAGER


 



Public Hearing on the application of Anastasi Brookline, d/b/a Brookline Fine Wine and Spirits, Taso Giannopoulos, Owner, holder of license To Expose, Keep for Sale and To Sell All Kinds of Alcoholic Beverages as a Retail Package Goods Store at 27 Harvard Street for a Change of Manager from Joseph Ferraro to Matthew Switkes.


14.

 

ALTERATIONS OF PREMISES


 



Public Hearing on the application of Golden Temple, Inc., d/b/a Golden Temple, Julie Chew, Secretary and Lily Moy, Manager, holder of a license To Expose, Keep for Sale and To Sell All Kinds of Alcoholic Beverages to Be Drunk on the Premises as Seven Day Common Victualler License at 1651 Beacon Street, for an alterations of premises: to complete interior renovation and remodeling, remove dance floor, add high-top tables and additional bar area with seating. This will not result in an increase in seating or capacity.


15.

 

NEW WINE & MALT LIQUOR LICENSE


 



Public Hearing on the application of Brookline Village Burrito Corp., d/b/a Boca Grande Taqueria, Silvia Whitman, Owner, Manager, holder of a Common Victualler License, for a license To Expose, Keep for Sale and To Sell Wine & Malt Beverages to Be Drunk on the Premises as a Seven Day Common Victualler at 3 Harvard Square, seating capacity of 8. Hours of operation for liquor Sunday-Saturday 12:00PM-10:00PM.

 

 

 


16.

 

NEW WINE & MALT LIQUOR LICENSE

ALTERNATE MANAGER


 



Public Hearing on the application of Chiharu Inc., d/b/a Chiharu Sushi & Noodle, Qun Li, President, Manager, holder of a Common Victualler License, for a license to Expose, Keep for Sale, and To Sell Wine & Malt Beverages as a Seven Day Common Victualler at 370 Boylston Street. Hours of operation for liquor: Sunday 12:00PM-10:00PM, Monday-Thursday 10:00AM-10:00PM, and Friday-Saturday 10:00AM-11:00PM.

 

Alternate Manager: Zhou-Jing Zhu, Tips Certified.


17.

 

NEW ALL KINDS OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES LICENSE

COMMON VICTUALLER LICENSE


 



Public Hearing on the application of Jota, Inc., d/b/a Café Eilat, Michael Hasson, Owner, Manager, holder of a License to Expose, Keep for Sale, and to Sell Wine & Malt Beverages To Be Drunk on the Premises as a Seven Day Common Victualler and Entertainment License at 406 Harvard Street, for a License to Expose, Keep for Sale, and to Sell All Kinds of Alcoholic Beverages To Be Drunk on the Premises as a Seven Day Common Victualler and Entertainment, with Levana Hasson as Manager. Seating capacity of 48, hours of operation for Liquor: Sunday 12:00PM-1:00AM, Monday-Saturday 10:00AM-1:00AM.


18.

 

TRANSFER OF LIQUOR LICENSE


 



Public Hearing on the application of Gimbel’s Liquors, Brookline, Inc., d/b/a Gimbel’s Liquors, Leonid Kan, President, holder of a License to Sell All Kinds of Alcoholic Beverages as a Retail Package Goods Store at 1637 Beacon Street for a transfer of said license to Shree Ganeshay Corporation, d/b/a Gimbel’s Liquors, Tarunkumar Patel, Owner. This license is going to be pledged to Rockland Trust Company.


19.

 

NEW MOBILE FOOD VENDOR LICENSE


 



Question of approving the application of Ahmad M. Alkhatatbih, for a Mobile Food Vendor License (Ice Cream Truck) to sell Ice Cream daily from 10:00AM-7:00PM.


20.

 

FALL TOWN MEETING


 



Question of calling the Fall 2017 Special Town Meeting and setting the Opening and Closing Dates for the Warrant.



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