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Date:
January 25, 2022
Time:
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Select Board Meeting 1.25.22 at 5 PM via Zoom

Tuesday, January 25, 2022


 

 

 

SELECT BOARD CALENDAR

01/25/2022 | 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

 

 

 

5:00 PM

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

 

2.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION - LITIGATION

 

 

 

 

For the purpose of discussing litigation strategy with regard to a pending claim.

 

3.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION - COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

 

 

 

 

For the purpose of discussing strategy related to collective bargaining of an employee vaccine mandate with all Town unions.

 

4.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION - EXECUTIVE SESSION MINUTES

 

 

 

 

Question of approving the following Executive Session meeting minutes:

January 11, 2022

January 18, 2022

 

5.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS/UPDATES

 

6:15 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 from January 18, 2022.

 

 

7.B.

 

Question of approving the authorization to hire request for a Senior Accountant - Benefits (T-05) in the Comptroller's division of the Finance Department.

 

 

7.C.

 

Question of approving the authorization to hire request for the Concierge (C-4) in the Treasury Department.

 

 

7.D.

 

Question of accepting the following grants for the Police Department:

FY 2022 State 911 Department and Support Incentive Grant in the amount of $248,276.00

FY 2022 State 911 Department Training Grant in the amount of $18,874.37

 

 

7.E.

 

Question of approving the modification of MassDOT Municipal Project Agreement No. 106460 associated with the Gateway East project to make a final payment to MassDOT in the value of $328,327.09.

 

 

7.F.

 

Question of approving local financial assistance from the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority in the amount of $3,000,000 for the Town of Brookline Sewer System Rehabilitation: Planning, Design and Construction MWRA Project No. WRA-P11-07-3-1184.

 

8.

 

CALENDAR

 

 

Review and potential vote on Calendar Items

 

9.

 

DIRECTOR OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES APPOINTMENT

 

 

 

 

Question of approving the appointment of the Director of Health and Human Services as recommended by the Town Administrator.

 

10.

 

RETIREMENT BOARD APPOINTMENT

 

 

 

 

Question of appointing Acting Finance Director Justin Casanova-Davis to the Brookline Retirement Board.

 

 

 

11.

 

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - INTERVIEWS

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Brookline Commission for the Arts

Ellen Goodman

Rena Mirkin

 

12.

 

SELECT BOARD FY 23 BUDGET OBJECTIVES

 

 

 

 

Discussion of the FY 2023 Budget process and timeline.

 

13.

 

RANKED CHOICE VOTING COMMITTEE CHARGE

 

 

 

 

Question of approving the charge for the Ranked Choice Voting Study Committee as presented by Select Board Member Aschkenasy.

 

14.

 

BABCOCK STREET PARKING LOT STUDY COMMITTEE

 

 

 

 

Question of approving the charge and slate for the Babcock Street Lot Study Committee.

 

15.

 

POLICE COMMISSIONER'S ADVISORY COMMITTEE DISCUSSION

 

 

 

 

Discussion and possible vote on the membership and structure of the Police Commissioner's Advisory Committee.

 

16.

 

CLIMATE ACTION COMMITTEE RESTRUCTURE

 

 

 

 

Question of approving the proposed changes to the structure of the Select Board's Climate Action Committee.

 

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