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Date:
February 9, 2021
Time:
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:
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Select Board Meeting 2.9.21 at 6 PM via Zoom

Tuesday, February 9, 2021


SELECT BOARD CALENDAR

FOR 02/09/2021

REMOTE MEETING

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  • Bernard W. Greene -Chair
  • Heather A. Hamilton – Vice Chair
  • Nancy S. Heller
  • Raul Fernandez
  • John VanScoyoc
  • Melvin A. Kleckner – Town Administrator



1.

ANNOUNCEMENTS/UPDATES

6:00 PM

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


2.

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


3.

MISCELLANEOUS

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


3.A.

Question of approving the meeting minutes from Tuesday, February 2, 2021.


3.B.

Question of approving change order #1 to the contract between Vintage Properties Inc., and the Town of Brookline in the amount of $764.00 for the Putterham Library Bathroom Renovations project.


3.C.

Question of accepting a grant in the amount of $32,409 from the Massachusetts Health Officers Association to the Department of Public Health to support their efforts in Brookline during the ongoing COVID-19 health emergency.


4.

CALENDAR

Review and potential vote on Calendar Items


5.

COVID-19 UPDATE



COVID-19 update from the Department of Public Health.


6.

2020 AUDIT REPORT



Craig Peacock of Powers and Sullivan and members of the Audit Committee will appear to present the 2020 Audit Report.


7.

PIERCE SCHOOL BUILDING COMMITTEE



Question of approving the appointment of Andy Liu to fill the vacant School Committee position on the Pierce School Building Committee.


8.

32 MARION ST. PROJECT ELIGIBILITY LETTER



Question of authorizing the Chair to execute a letter to the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) conveying the Select Board's comments on an application submitted to DHCD for a Project Eligibility Letter relative to 32 Marion Street in order to apply to the Town for a Comprehensive Permit under c.40B.


9.

SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE CHARGE



Discussion and possible vote on changes to the charge of the Small Business Development Committee.


10.

BROOKLINE HOUSING AUTHORITY PARTNERSHIP PROPOSAL



Discussion and vote on a proposed partnership process between the Town of Brookline and the Brookline Housing Authority.


11.

REMOTE TOWN MEETING REQUEST



Question of authorizing the remote town meeting request as submitted by the Town Moderator, Sandy Gadsby.


12.

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS - APPOINTMENTS



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



Cannabis Mitigation Advisory Committee

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