Change Summary

On May 26, 2021 2:29 PM EDT Judith M. Wagner changed a meeting of Select Board as follows:

So that the meeting notice now reads:

Information for Meeting of Select Board
Monday June 7, 2021 7 PM EDT

Town:Dalton, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Monday June 7, 2021 7 PM EDT
Location:Town Hall Callahan Room
Virtual Meeting
      Virtual Meeting via Zoom  
Open Session Broadcast on DCTV 1301  
 	  	7:00 P.M, June 7, 2021  
                       Draft Agenda  
“Pursuant to Governor Baker’s March 12, 2020 Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §20, and the Governor’s March 15, 2020 Order imposing strict limitation on the number of people that may gather in one place, this meeting of the Select Board will be conducted via remote participation. For this meeting, members of the public who wish to watch the open session portion of the meeting may do so by viewing on Dalton Community Television on channel 1301, or via zoom.  
Town of Dalton is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Time: Jun 7, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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           No in-person attendance of members of the public will be permitted, but every effort will be made to ensure that the public can       adequately access the open session portion of the proceedings in real-time, via technological means. In the event that we are unable do so, despite best efforts, we will post on the Town’s website an audio or video recording, transcript, or other comprehensive record of proceedings as soon as possible after the meeting.” 

1.	Call to Order  
2.	Pledge  
3.	Roll Call  
4.	Minutes:  May 24, 2021

5.	Public Address to the Board:
This is the time when the Public may address the Board on any item listed on the meeting agenda or on any issue                     or matter of the Town.  If you intend on addressing the Board at this time we ask that you do the following: 
Use the Zoom link or dial 684-6111  X28   
	Please identify yourself by name, address or the company/institution you represent.    
	The Public Address to the Board segment will last no longer than 30 minutes.  
	Please make your comments concise and try not to repeat statements made by others.  
	Please address your comments to the Board Chair.  
	Discussion or debate on any issue may not take place at this time.  
	The Chair or their designee may answer questions on procedural matters.*Please be cordial and respectful of others.  
	If anyone wishes to be recognized when the Board discusses an agenda item, please make the request at this time.  The Board Chair may grant this request. Address comments to the Board Chair and be concise.   

6.	Appointments
•	Berkshire Regional Transit Authority
•	Dalton Housing Authority
•	Constables
•	Emergency Management Advisory Council
7.	 Special Town Meeting Warrant

8.	 Health Agent Update
•	Expansion of Outdoor Liquor, Dining and Events
•	Rescinding mask mandate in public Buildings
•	 Discussion of Recycling Regulations Questions from Haulers

9.	Rescinding State of Emergency during Covid19
•	Rescinding mask mandated in Public Buildings

10.	  Open as License Board
	 Expansion of Liquor License; outdoor Serving 
         Close as License Board

11.	  Juneteenth Holiday Clarification

12.	 Colonial Power Group update 

13.	 Resolution (Donation)

14.	 Approval of  5K Race on July 4th 

15.	 Departmental Transfer

16.	  Approval of one week additional Vacation  Payout 

17.	  Discussion on Private Roads

18.	 Town Manager Update

19.	 Future Agenda items

20.	  Items not anticipated 48 hours before the Meeting
21.	Remarks of Select Board  

			Open Meeting Law Ruling 
 	 	 	The Division of Open Government (DOG) recently issued a determination that it is  	 	 	            a violation of the Open Meeting Law (OML) for the chair of a public body to fail at  	 	 	             the start of a meeting to identify by name the members of a board who are 
	 	 	 	attending remotely (see the decision at OML 2020-138.) 
 	 	 	 	The OML regulations state “[a]t the start of the meeting, the chair shall announce  	 	 	 	the name of any member who will be participating remotely. This information  	 	 	 	shall also be recorded in the meeting minutes.” 940 CMR 29.10(7) (b). Failure to  	 	 	 	announce the name of any member participating remotely is a violation of the  	 	 	 	law.
			Tuesday/Wednesday – 2:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.  			Friday/Saturday – 8:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.  

Police Department is now open to the Public
The Dalton police Department lobby is now open to the public.  Please feel free to stop in and see an Officer.  Social Distancing and mask are required and only two (2) people allowed in the lobby at a time.
Processing of Firearm Permit
Firearm permits are processed between the hours of 10:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M. by appointment only.  Please call 413-684-0300 to schedule your appointment.  No walk-ins are being accepted at this time. A check or money order for $100.00 made payable to the Town of Dalton.   Renewals over the age of 70 are free. 

23.	Adjourn
Scheduled By:Judith M. Wagner
Posted At:May 26, 2021 12:11 PM EDT
Last Modified:Jun 3, 2021 5 PM EDT