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Date:
September 14, 2021
Time:
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location:

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Select Board Meeting 9.14.21 at 4:30 PM via Zoom

Tuesday, September 14, 2021


 

 

 

SELECT BOARD CALENDAR

09/14/2021 | REMOTE MEETING

 

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  • Heather A. Hamilton – Chair
  • Raul Fernandez – Vice Chair
  • Bernard W. Greene
  • John VanScoyoc
  • Miriam Aschkenasy
  • Melvin A. Kleckner – Town Administrator

 

 

1.

 

OPEN SESSION

 

 

 

4:30 PM

Question of entering into Executive Session for the reasons listed in items 2, 3, and 4.

 

2.

 

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.

 

3.

 

COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

 

 

 

 

For the purpose of discussing strategy related to collective bargaining with the Police and other Unions.

 

4.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION - EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES

 

 

 

 

Question of approving the following Executive Session meeting minutes:

August 3, 2021

August 31, 2021

 

5.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS/UPDATES

 

6:00 PM

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

 

6.

 

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 Select Board’s office at 617-730-2202 or by e-mail at kmacgillivray@brooklinema.gov. The full Policy on Public Comment is available at http://www.brooklinema.gov/376/Meeting-Policies

 

7.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

 

 

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

 

 

7.A.

 

Question of approving the following meeting minutes:

August 3, 2021

August 31, 2021

 

 

7.B.

 

Question of approving the authorization to hire request for a Clinical Social Worker II (T-03) in the Council on Aging Department.

 

 

7.C.

 

Question of approving the authorization to hire request for the Zoning Coordinator/Planner (GN-10) in the regulatory division of the Planning Department.

 

 

7.D.

 

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.

 

 

7.E.

 

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

 

 

7.F.

 

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

 

 

7.G

 

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

 

 

7.H

 

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

                                      TOTAL        $56,141.77

 

 

7.I.

 

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.

 

 

7.J.

 

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.

 

 

7.K

 

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.

 

 

7.L.

 

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

 

8.

 

CALENDAR

 

 

Review and potential vote on Calendar Items

 

9.

 

POLICE HIRING

 

 

 

 

Question of approving the authorization to hire request for 9 Police Officers.

 

10.

 

MARIJUANA HOST COMMUNITY AGREEMENTS

 

 

 

 

Question of approving changes to the host community agreements regarding courier, delivery operator, and equity retailers.

 

11.

 

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - INTERVIEWS

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Planning Board

Abigail Hiller

 

Housing Advisory Board

Ginny Vaz

 

12.

 

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.

 

13.

 

NOISE BY-LAW WAIVER PUBLIC HEARING

 

 

 

7:00 PM

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.

 

14.

 

2021 SPECIAL TOWN MEETING WARRANT

 

 

 

 

Question of executing the Warrant for the 2021 Special Town Meeting.

 

 

15.

 

WARRANT ARTICLES PUBLIC HEARING

 

 

 

7:30 PM

Review and possible vote on the following Warrant Articles for the 2021 Special Town Meeting:

WA 1 - Unpaid Bills

 

16.

 

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.

 

17.

 

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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