Selectmen’s Meeting September 26, 2016
7:00 p.m. Public Comment.
7:15 p.m. Board of Library Trustees to discuss Town Hall/Library renovation project, including bid results for custom furniture items and lighting.
7:30 p.m. McGinley, Kalsow & Associates to Present Results of Folsom Pavilion Design Options and Cost Study with the Selectmen and the Essex Historical Commission.
Brendhan Zubricki: Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period September 10th, through September 23rd, 2016, regarding the following:
• Town Building Committee Meeting Update
• Town Hall Exterior Light Post/Lamp Restoration Change Order
• General Contractor Change Order Proposal for Library Custom Furniture
• Replacement of Old Town Hall Bubbler
• Miscellaneous Plumbing and Bathroom Cabinet Change Order Proposal
• Proposed Change in Office Wall Color Choice, Town Clerk
• Change Order for Elevator Keyed Access to Town Hall Basement
• Contract for Provision of Heating Fuel, Fire and Police Headquarters
• Potential Municipal Fiber Optic Network, Cable Contract Renewal
• Department of Environmental Protection Consent Decree Quarterly Report
• Review of Preliminary Fall Town Meeting Warrant
• Review of Existing Environmental Info, Allen Properties, Southern Ave
Approve the weekly warrant in the amount of $.
Vote to exempt from Section 20 of Chapter 268A of the General Laws, the contracts and amounts for the individuals listed below contained within the 09-22-16 and the 9-29-16 warrants pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
NAME VENDOR DATE AMOUNT DEPT’S BILL
Ernie Nieberle Nieberle’s 08/24/16 366.03 Highway
Ernie Nieberle Nieberle’s 08/24/16 500.00 Cemetery
Ernie Nieberle Nieberle’s 08/24/16 124.40 Council on Aging
Ernie Nieberle Nieberle’s 08/24/16 32.00 Water
Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s September 12, 2016 Open Meeting.
Discuss meeting schedule for month of October, currently 10/3, 10/17 (signing FTM warrant), 10/31. November 14 (FTM) and 28.
Continued discussion regarding seating count management at Riversbend Restaurant, as related to liquor license conditions.
Accept gift from Mr. William Taylor in the amount of $1,000 for landscape maintenance of Town of Essex public spaces.
Vote to hold the Special Town Meeting known as the Fall Town Meeting on November 14, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the Essex Elementary School and open the warrant therefor.
Consider requesting a proposal from Auditing Firm Clifton, Larsen, Allen (CLA) for an additional, three-year engagement.
Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.
Conomo Point Matters:
See correspondence from John Goldsberry requesting that the year-to-year lease offered for Map 108, Lot 46 be adjusted to a twenty-year lease based upon the claim that septic system components for the primary dwelling lot at Map 108, Lot 57 exist on Lot 46.
Potential signature of deeds for Conomo Point sales on Robbins Island:
o Ryan, 46 Robbins Island Road, Map 108, Lot 14
o Pratt, 41 Robbins Island Road, Map 108, Lot 16
Potential signature of deeds for Conomo Point sales at Southern Conomo Point:
o McInnes, 24 Cogswell Road, Map 110, Lot 21
o MacDonald, 7 Cogswell Road, Map 110, Lot 29
Approve a liquor-license-associated change in the DBA for MRG, Inc., a restaurant at 234 John Wise Avenue, from Sandcastles to Boat House Grille.
Annual, Non-resident Recreational Clamming Permit, Michael Fitzgerald, West Springfield, MA
Consider action to be taken with respect to seven alcohol licensees after serving alcohol to minors as part of recent police compliance checks: Fortune Palace, Shea’s Riverside Restaurant, Blue Marlin Grille, Essex Wine Exchange, Periwinkles Restaurant, Riversbend Restaurant, and JT Farnham’s Restaurant.
REMINDER: The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, October 3, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. in the second floor meeting room at the Senior Center on Pickering Street.