Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Monday March 7, 2016 7 PM EST

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday March 7, 2016 7 PM EST
Location:Essex Senior Center - Second Floor
17 Pickering Street, Essex, MA 01929
Selectmen’s Meeting								March 7, 2016
Senior Center


7:00 p.m.	Public Comment.

7:05 p.m.	Brendhan Zubricki - Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period February 20th through March 4th, 2016, regarding the following: 
•	Northern Conomo Point Subcommittee Meeting
•	Strategic Plan Development Wrap Up Conference Call 
•	Request to Amend Personnel Rules & Regulations, Probationary Period
•	Change Order for Project Manager Services, Town Hall/Library
•	Change Order for Potential Incorporation of Safe in Renovation
•	Change Order for Asbestos Abatement, Town Hall/Library Project
•	Future Change Order, Town Hall Third Floor Deck Height
•	Request for Qualifications, Preservation/Replacement of Folsom Pavilion
•	School District Capital Planning Budget Meeting
•	Further Review of Draft Annual Town Meeting Warrant

7:15 p.m.	Shellfish Advisory Commission to discuss 2016 shellfish applications and recommend the appointment of a new Commission member.

7:30 p.m.	Council on Aging to discuss staffing and operations of the Council on Aging.

8:30 p.m.	Finance Committee to discuss Capital Budget and FY17 Operating Budget.

Other Business:
	Approve the weekly warrant in the amount of $.
	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s February 22, 2016, Open Meeting and for the February 25, 2016 Open Meeting and Executive Session.
	Consider approval of contract for fiscal year 2016 audit with Clifton Larson Allen, subject to appropriation.
	Consider a request from Manchester Essex Little League to pass over Essex & State roads during the MELL parade on Saturday, May 7, 2016. Sign the State parade application permit.
	Consider a request from Chief Silva to hold his 3rd annual car show behind the Fire Station in the Municipal Parking Lot on Sunday, May 22, 2016 from 10 am to 2 pm.
	Approve a recommendation from Chief Silva to appoint Ryan Devaney to the position of Special Police Officer, contingent upon passing required testing and psychological screening.
	Approve change order with Jim Heroux for additional design services concerning prioritization of elements in northern Conomo Point master plan.
	Consider a request from the Merchants Group for a contribution in the amount of $250 towards the purchase of Essex walking tour brochures.
	Consider paying one half the cost of a new DPW mower for Conomo Point management purposes.
	Discuss merit pay for FY17 for the Chief of Police and the Town Administrator.
	Consider request by YMCA to offer a 1-hour “before care” option concerning Camp Dory starting at 8:00 a.m.
	Conomo Point Matters:
•	Consider a building permit for Mr. Romano’s leased property at 29 Robbins Island Road (Map 19, Lot 77/New Map 108, Lot 17), if application presented by meeting time.
•	Review a request from Conomo Point Association President Tricia Fallon for permission to install ramps and floats at Conomo Point between April 15th and October 15th, 2016 (if received).

	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.

	Antiques License:
•	Farmhouse Gatherings, Cheryll Conly, 166 Eastern Avenue

	One-Day Auction Permit:
•	Blackwood March Antiques, Michael March, for use on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, between the hours of 4:00 and 11:00 p.m. within the confines of 125 Main Street.

	One-Day Entertainment License and waiver of fee:
•	Essex Police Department, Chief Peter Silva, 3rd Annual Car Show, for use on Sunday, May 22, 2016, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., within the confines of the Municipal Parking Lot and field on Shepard Memorial Drive.

	Shellfish Permits:
•	Non-Resident Recreational:
o	Bradford Allen, Georgetown, MA, sponsored by Gertrude Bartlett
o	David Bogdan, Georgetown, MA, sponsored by Timothy Walsh
o	Nicole Coles, Ipswich, MA, sponsored by Richard Tofuri
o	Nikki Connors, Port Charlot, FL, sponsored by Paul Tofuri
o	Gregory Drugan, Derry, NH, sponsored by Louise Holland
o	Martin Forde, Middleton, MA, sponsored by Donna DeWitt
o	Kenneth F. Glass, Manchester, MA, sponsored by Michael Soucy
o	Frank A. Hartmann, Exeter, NH, sponsored by William A. Perkins
o	Wayne Kinney, Kingston, NH, sponsored by William A. Perkins
o	David B. LaRosa, Lynnfield, MA, sponsored by Ronald A. Hemeon
o	Robin Linehan, Newbury, MA, sponsored by William A. Perkins
o	Scott McKenna, Ipswich, MA, sponsored by Tom Prentis
o	Mary A. Picariello, Boxford, MA, sponsored by Ronald Hemeon
o	Philip A. Picariello, Boxford, MA, sponsored by Ronald Hemeon
o	Chester M. Sullivan, Methuen, MA, sponsored by Edwin Perkins
•	Senior Commercial:
o	Bedri Balili
o	Dan Marshall
o	Richard Pascucci
o	Leonard Woodman
o	Leonidha Xhalia 

Executive Session Expected:
	Discussion of pending litigation concerning the case of the City of Beverly vs. the Essex County Sheriff, et al., Essex Superior Court C.A. No. ESCV2015-00350A.
	Discussion of pending litigation concerning the case of the Town of Essex v. William Allen, Essex Superior Court C.A. Nos. ESCV2002-00352, ESCV2006-00313, and ESCV2007-02096.
	Town of Essex v. Boston Business Services Inc., et al. Lawrence Superior Court C.A. No. 1577-CV-01310.
	Discussion regarding the lease, sale, and value of real property at Conomo Point.
	Discussion with respect to successor collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME and/or EPBA.
	Discuss preparations for contract negotiations with non-union personnel.
	Discussion regarding anticipated litigation.

REMINDER:  The contents of 153 Conomo Point Road will be auctioned on Friday, March 11, 2016, starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Library at 245 Western Avenue.

REMINDER:  The Strategic Planning Committee will meet on Monday, March 14, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room of the Senior Center on Pickering Street.

REMINDER:  The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, March 28th, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. in the Senior Center on Pickering Street.
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:Mar 3, 2016 11:24 AM EST
Last Modified:Mar 3, 2016 11:24 AM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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