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SELECT BOARD CALENDAR
09/14/2021 | REMOTE MEETING
Question of entering into Executive Session for the reasons listed in items 2, 3, and 4.
EXECUTIVE SESSION - LITIGATION
For the purpose of discussing litigation strategy in the case of Alston v. Town of Brookline, USDC Case No. 1:15-cv-13987.
For the purpose of discussing litigation strategy in the case of Amy Hingston Hall v. Town of Brookline, et al., Case No. 2182CV00666.
For the purpose of discussing strategy related to collective bargaining with the Police and other Unions.
EXECUTIVE SESSION - EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES
Question of approving the following Executive Session meeting minutes:
August 3, 2021
August 31, 2021
Select Board to announce recent and/or upcoming Events of Community Interest.
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 Select Board’s office at 617-730-2202 or by e-mail at email@example.com. The full Policy on Public Comment is available at http://www.brooklinema.gov/376/Meeting-Policies
Approval of miscellaneous items, licenses, vouchers, and contracts.
Question of approving the following meeting minutes:
Question of approving the authorization to hire request for a Clinical Social Worker II (T-03) in the Council on Aging Department.
Question of approving the authorization to hire request for the Zoning Coordinator/Planner (GN-10) in the regulatory division of the Planning Department.
Question of approving Contract PW/21-04 "Sewer System Rehabilitation Project" Extra Work Order 1 with Green Mountain Pipeline Services, LLC. for the amount of $164,361.
Question of approving and authorizing the Chair to execute the following FY2022 Sub-recipient Agreements:
Agency Activity Amount
Council on Aging Brookline TRIPPS Program $31,492.00
Brookline Center for Community Mental Health BCCMH Case Management $60,000.00
Brookline Housing Authority BHA Resident Capital Improvements $312,063.00
Steps to Success Inc. Work Connections/Youth training Program $63,220.00
Brookline Housing Authority BHA Resident Services – Self Sufficiency Program $37,109.00
Brookline Food Bank Food Security $13,780.00
Question of approving and authorizing the Chair to execute extensions to the following contracts:
Agency Activity Budget
Brookline Food Bank Food Security $475,663.00
Brookline Center for Community Mental Health Safety Net Program $325,000.00
Economic Development/Long Term Planning Division Business Assistance Program $ 300,000.00
Brookline Council on Aging Food Delivery for Seniors $39,337.00
Brookline Housing Authority FY 2021 Resident Health and Safety Projects $343,568.00
Question of approving the following budgets for the CDBG Grant:
Agency Activity Budget
Program Management Program Administration $162,351.00//$107,803.00
Housing Housing Administration//Affordable Housing $285,939.00 //$116,920.00
Department of Public Works Audible Pedestrian Signals $150,000.00
Brookline Improvement Coalition Capital Needs Assessment $10,000.00
Department of Planning and Community Development Economic Development - Small Business Assistance Program $20,000.00
The question of approving the following budget reallocations for the CDBG Grant:
Transfer from FY 20 Activities Amount Account #
CD Administration $7,971.10 1801G020
Youth Training $513.40 1803G020
Comprehensive Planning $3,841.19 1804G020
Housing Division $13,175.08 1805G020
BCCMH Facilities $30,641.00 1887G020
Question of approving a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages Non Sales License to The Larz Anderson Auto Museum to be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021 for Memorial Service from 3:30PM – 7:00PM at 15 Newton Street. 70 people expected to attend.
Question of approving a Temporary All Alcohol Beverages Non Sales License to The Larz Anderson Auto Museum to be held on Friday, September 17, 2021 for Wedding Reception from 4:30PM – 11:00PM at 15 Newton Street. 50 people expected to attend.
Question of approving a Temporary All Alcohol Beverages Non Sales License to The Larz Anderson Auto Museum to be held on Sunday, September 19, 2021 for Wedding Reception from 6:00PM – 11:00PM at 15 Newton Street. 135 people expected to attend.
Question of approving a Temporary Wine and Malt Beverages Sales License to The Hellenic Association of Boston a/k/a Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral of N.E. to be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021 for Wedding Reception from 6:00PM – 12:00AM at 162 Goddard Ave. 175 people expected to attend
Review and potential vote on Calendar Items
Question of approving the authorization to hire request for 9 Police Officers.
MARIJUANA HOST COMMUNITY AGREEMENTS
Question of approving changes to the host community agreements regarding courier, delivery operator, and equity retailers.
BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - INTERVIEWS
The following candidates for appointment/reappointment to Boards and Commissions will appear for interview:
Housing Advisory Board
AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN PROCESS
Discussion and overview of the American Rescue Plan Grant process in Brookline.
Question of approving the agreement with the Brookline Community Foundation in the amount of $68,500.
NOISE BY-LAW WAIVER PUBLIC HEARING
Presentation and public hearing on the noise bylaw waiver request for September 20 through November 11 at 65 Westbourne Terrace for a 24 hour dewatering operation related to Driscoll School construction.
2021 SPECIAL TOWN MEETING WARRANT
Question of executing the Warrant for the 2021 Special Town Meeting.
WARRANT ARTICLES PUBLIC HEARING
Review and possible vote on the following Warrant Articles for the 2021 Special Town Meeting:
WA 1 - Unpaid Bills
FALL SPECIAL TOWN MEETINGS
Question of approving the Town Moderator's request for remote Special Town Meetings.
Discussion and possible vote to schedule fall 2021 Special Town Meetings.
BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - APPOINTMENTS
The following candidates for appointment/reappointment to Boards and Commissions:
Park and Recreation Commission
Commission for Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Relations
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