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Date:
July 6, 2021
Time:
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location:
Zoom
Address:
Brookline, MA 02445
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Advisory Committee Organizational Meeting - Tues, July 6 at 7:30 pm on Zoom

Tuesday, July 6, 2021


TOWN OF BROOKLINE, MASSACHUSETTS

ADVISORY COMMITTEE ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 7:30 pm via Zoom Meeting

Register in advance for this meeting using the link below:

https://brooklinema.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/vJIscemurT8rGEXFNGjnFHHrClLcg5J53PY

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

AGENDA (All times are approximate)


7:30 pm     Public Comment - Members of the public may email public comments to Lisa Portscher lportscher@brooklinema.gov. Comments will be shared with all Advisory Committee members. Comments in real time are also invited (2-3 minutes per person, depending on the number of speakers). Please sign up by 5 pm.

7:45 pm     Election of an Advisory Committee Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, and Secretary


7:55 pm     Review, discussion, and vote on Reserve Fund transfer requests

    • Dept of Public Works – Snow and Ice Control
    • Office of the Town Clerk
    • Town Meeting


8:20 pm     Discussion with the Moderator Kate Poverman of guidance for streamlining both the structure of subcommittees and the Advisory Committee’s reports and recommendations on Warrant Articles.

8:50 pm     Discussion and vote on changing the start time of Advisory Committee meetings from 7:30 pm to 7:00 pm

9:00 pm     Other business


Public comment is welcome only during the public comment portion of the agenda.  The Advisory Committee welcomes written comments, which will be circulated to members of the Committee if they are sent to lportscher@brooklinema.gov no later than noon on the day of the meeting. Subcommittees of the Advisory Committee hold public hearings on any matter on which the Advisory Committee makes a recommendation to Town Meeting. Members of the public are encouraged to participate in subcommittee public hearings if they wish to comment on any item under deliberation by the subcommittee. All public comments become part of the public record.

Any member of the public may make an audio or video recording of an open session of a public meeting. They must first notify the chair and must comply with reasonable requirements regarding audio or video equipment established by the chair so as not to interfere with the meeting. 

Michael Sandman, Chair 617-513-8908 msandman@brooklinema.gov

Carla Benka, Vice-Chair 617-277-6102 rcvben@earthlink.net