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April 13, 2021
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Brookline, MA 02445
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Advisory Committee Meeting - Tuesday, April 13 at 7:30 pm on Zoom

Tuesday, April 13, 2021



Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 7:30 pm via Zoom Meeting

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UPDATED AGENDA (All times are approximate)

Public Comment

7:30 pm            Members of the public may send written public comments to Lisa Portscher ( Members of the public may sign up to speak during the meeting (2-3 minutes per person, depending on the number of speakers. Please sign up with Lisa Portscher by 5 pm. All public comments are included in the minutes and become part of the public record.

Public Meeting

7:45 pm            Review, discussion and possible vote on WA 37: Resolution pertaining to the declaration of a Climate Emergency and adoption of a Climate Crisis Action Plan. (Norton, et al) – Sustainability

8:00 pm            Review, discussion and possible vote on WA 13: Amend Article 3.14 of the Town’s General Bylaws to extend the effective date of amendments to Article 3.14 adopted by Town Meeting on December 12, 2019 (CDICR) – Human Services

8:15 pm            Review, discussion and possible vote on WA 27: Petition for a special act exempting the Brookline Housing Authority from certain bidding requirements for the construction and development of affordable housing at 32 Marion Street.  (Scanlon, et al) – Sustainability

8:35 pm            Review, discussion and possible vote on Advisory Committee Resolution – Repair and Maintenance Funds for Public Buildings

9:00 pm            Other Business

Public comment is welcome only during the public hearing portion of the agenda.  The Advisory Committee welcomes written comments, which will be circulated to members of the Committee if they are sent to no later than 12:00 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
Carla Benka, Vice-Chair 617-277-6102