Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Monday July 17, 2017 7 PM EDT

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Monday July 17, 2017 7 PM EDT
Location:Town Hall - Stage Conference Room (2nd Floor)
30 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01929
Selectmen’s Meeting								July 17, 2017
Town Hall Stage Conference Area


7:00 p.m.	Public Comment.

7:15 p.m.	Vote to refund the Water Note in the amount of $77,000.00. Sign the documents and notarize the signatures.

7:30 p.m.	Hearing regarding a dog complaint filed against a dog owned by George Mullin.

8:00 p.m.	Curt Bergeron to discuss a request for an annual weekday entertainment license for Riversbend Restaurant at 35 Dodge Street. 

Brendhan Zubricki:  Presentation of his Town Administrator’s Report for the period June 24th through July 14th, 2017, regarding the following:  
•	Formation of Economic Development Committee
•	Reconstitution of Essex Youth Commission
•	Oyster Reef Research in Essex Bay
•	Further Discussion of Final Town Hall/Library Renovation Change Orders
•	Further Review of Scope of Services, Centennial Grove Master Plan
•	Consideration of Future Fixed-Price Electricity Supply Rate
•	Fiber Optic Municipal Area Network (FMAN) Update
•	Suggestions for Memorial Bench Donation at Conomo Point Park
•	Development of Policy for Dinghy Tie-up to New Conomo Point Float
•	Repair of Cracks and Scour on Original Conomo Point Park Seawall
Other Business:
	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 7/13/17 warrant pursuant to subsection (d) of said Section.
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberles	06/24/17	$    503.01	Police Dept
Ernie Nieberle	Nieberles	06/24/17	$      45.70	Fire Dept

	Approve MGL Chapter 44 Sec 33B transfers:
•	In the amount of $1,800.00 to Harbormaster Buoys from Deputy Harbormaster.
•	In the amount of $1,200.00 to Transfer Station Trash Contract from Transfer Station Coordinator.
	Approve the minutes for the Selectmen’s June 26, 2017, Open Meeting and Executive Session.
	Ratify approval of the settlement of the case of the City of Beverly vs. the Essex County Sheriff, et al., Essex Superior Court C.A. No. ESCV2015-00350A.
	Parade Permits:
•	Approve a request from the Essex Elementary PTO to pass over Essex roads during their annual Happy as a Clam 5k Road Race/Walk on Friday, September 15, 2017, between the hours of 5 to 7 p.m.
•	Approve a request from Essex County Greenbelt to pass over Essex Roads during their annual Tour de Greenbelt bicycle event on Saturday, September 16, 2017, starting at 9:00 a.m.
	Review and vote to approve a job description for the Council on Aging position of Outreach Coordinator.
	Appointments:
•	Discuss the recommendation of the Finance Committee to appoint Michael Flynn to the Finance Committee and vote to make the appointment and sign the appointment card.
•	Cultural Council Appointments - Vote to appoint the following persons to a 3-year term on the Essex Cultural Council and sign the appointment cards:
	Janet Carlson
	Donna Ceglia
	Rob Fitzgibbon
	Robyn Kanter
	Centennial Grove:  Approve a request from the Italian Community Center to hold their annual summer outing at Centennial Grove on Saturday, August 26, 2017, between the hours of 12:00 noon and 5:00 pm. Sign the application and the parking pass.
	Update concerning options for Public Safety Building(s) visual rendering production.
	Conomo Point Matters:
•	Review and discuss a letter from Paul Pennoyer regarding the Conomo Point Planning Committee.
•	Consider a request from Carol and Harlan Wendell to use the field on Sumac Road for overflow parking for a special event on Friday, July 21, from 6 to 9:30 p.m.
•	Consider a request from Maureen Woodman and Paul Kelley for additional resident stickers.
•	Discuss possibility of expanding existing non-resident parking area at Conomo Point.
	Discuss standing policy for opening of mail in Selectmen’s Office.
	Consider the offer of a gift from Arlene Taliadoros of a 24 x 36” canvas picture taken by Mrs. Taliadoros of the “new” old Town Hall.
	Review and discuss possible plans to build chimney swift boxes on Town property.
	Consider a request by the Animal Control Officer to post caution signs regarding stranded marine animals at the Town Landing and Front Beach at Conomo Point (signs provided by NOAA).
	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.
Licensing Board:
	Non-Resident Recreational Clamming Permit and Waiver of Deadline:
•	John Schroeter, Byron Center, MI, sponsored by Dawn Burnham
	Student Shellfishing Permit and Waiver of Application Deadline:
•	Devin DePaolis
	One-Day Entertainment License:
•	Italian Community Center of Beverly, Victor Capozzi, for use on Saturday, August 26, 2017, between the hours of 12:00 noon and 5:00 p.m., within the confines of Centennial Grove.
	One-Day Wine and Malt License:
•	Italian Community Center of Beverly, Victor Capozzi, for use on Saturday, August 26, 2017, between the hours of 12:00 noon and 5:00 p.m., within the confines of Centennial Grove.

Executive Session Expected:  
	Discussion of pending litigation concerning the case of the City of Gloucester vs. the Town of Essex, Superior Court C.A. No. 17-310C.

REMINDER:  The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, July 31, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Hall Stage Conference Area on Martin Street.
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:Jul 13, 2017 11:35 AM EDT
Last Modified:Aug 1, 2017 6:38 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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