BOARD OF SELECTMEN

CALENDAR
FOR
04/09/2013
SELECTMEN’S HEARING ROOM
Betsy DeWitt — Chairman
Nancy A. Daly
Richard W. Benka
Kenneth M. Goldstein
Melvin A. Kleckner — Town Administrator
1.

PHOTO

6:30 P.M.
Board’s Annual Report Photo
2.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

6:45 P.M.
Selectmen to announce recent and/or upcoming Events of Community Interest.
3.

SELECTMEN UPDATES

Reports by individual Selectmen on activities related to carrying out the responsibilities of the Board.
4.

PUBLIC COMMENT

Public Comment period for citizens who requested to speak to the Board regarding Town issues not on the Calendar.

Public Comment Guidelines, adopted by the Board in May 2007, are that (1) up to 15 minutes at the beginning of each meeting may be open to the public for public comment. (2) speakers are limited to 3 minutes and (3) there will be no comments from members of the Board. Please call the Selectmen’s office (617) 730-2211 to sign up on the Friday before the date you wish to speak so that we can schedule time.
5.

MISCELLANEOUS
Approval of miscellaneous items A thru F, licenses, vouchers, and contracts.

A.
Question of approving the minutes of March 27 and April 3, 2013.

B.
Question of approving and executing a Preservation Restriction for the property located at 20 White Place.

C.
Question of accepting gift in the amount of $11,199.81 from the Estate of Leon Satenstein for the Brookline Holocaust Memorial Committee Fund.

D.
Question of approving and executing a contract for “Generator Replacement at Fire Station #5” with Systems Electrical Services in the amount of $75,300.

E.
Question of co-sponsoring with the Human Relations/Youth Resources Commission a community discussion on Diversity, with Ronald G. Marlow Assistant Secretary of Access and Opportunities and Sandra Borders, Director, Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunities on May 1, 2013.

F.
Question of granting a temporary Wine and Malt beverages license to Dexter Southfield School, Ian Moorhouse, Director of Campus Programs, in connection with a Cocktail Reception and Book Signing event with Mark Frost, Author of the “The Greatest Game Ever Played” to be held at the School’s Clay Centre, 20 Newton Street on Thursday May 18, 2013 from 5pm-8:30pm. This event is in connection with the 2013 U.S. Amateur Golf Tournament to be held at The Country Club in August.
6.

CALENDAR

Review and potential vote on Calendar Item #s 7 thru 11.

7.

FINANCE PERSONNEL

Question of authorizing the filling of a vacancy in the position of Procurement Officer (T-08) in the Purchasing Division of the Finance Department.
8.

FY2014 FINANCIAL PLANS

7:15 P.M.
Review of the following FY2014 Departmental budgets: Recreation Department
Library
9.

PUBLIC HEARING GUIDELINES

Question of approving General Guidelines in connection with Public Hearings on Warrant Articles.
10.

WARRANT ARTICLES

8:00 P.M.
Public Hearing and potential vote on the following Articles in the Warrant for the May 28, 2013 Annual Town Meeting:
No. Title
11. 30 Day Notification Requirement for Approved
Resolutions (Connors)12. Living Wage By-Law Notice/Grievance
Notification (Connors)14. Disorderly Behavior By-Law (Spiegel, Heller) 9. Human Relations-Youth Resources
Reorganization (Town Administrator)10. Human Relations-Youth Resources/Human
Resources Enforcing of EEO and Affirmative
Action (Brooks Ames, Mariela Ames, Bobbie
Knable, Frank Farlow, Larry Onie, Arthur
Wellington Conquest III)

11.

WARRANT ARTICLES

Further review and vote on the following Articles in the Warrant for the May 28, 2013 Annual Town Meeting.No. Title
13. Newsrack Regulations (Benka/Stringham)
23. Resolution on Canadian Tar Sands Product (Oldham)

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