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Selectmen's Meeting Agenda 4/20/10
BOARD OF SELECTMEN
 
PETER A. HAMILTON, CHAIRMAN                                      TOWN HALL, MAIN CONF. RM.
THERESA E. MCNULTY, CLERK                                          175 CENTRAL STREET
JOSEPH L. MIKSCH                                                              EAST BRIDGEWATER, MASS.
 
                                                        AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER – 6:30 P.M.  MEETING OF  Tuesday, April 20, 2010
                                   
                       
            WARRANTS FOR THE APPROVAL OF THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN
            WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC REVIEW 15 MINUTES BEFORE
       MEETING BEGINS.
 
            SCHEDULED APPOINTMENTS
            ACTION ITEMS
            TOWN ADMINISTRATOR REPORT
            BOARD DISCUSSIONS
            REMINDERS
            OPEN FORUM 
           CONFERENCE ROOM RESERVATIONS
 

   BOARD OF SELECTMEN
 
APPOINTMENTS
 
6:30 p.m. – Executive Session for the purpose of contract negotiations.

7:30 p.m. – OPEN MEETING/Pledge of Allegiance

7:30 p.m. – APPOINTMENT

                Cody Wakeman
       Life Scout, Boy Scout Troop 29
Requesting permission to build a gazebo on town property in memory of East Bridgewater residents who have lost their lives due to a vehicular tragedy.

7:35 p.m. – APPOINTMENT

                Luis Lopes
       Southeastern Regional School District Superintendent
                Budget discussion

                


At end of Scheduled Appointments – OPEN FORUM

   BOARD OF SELECTMEN AGENDA

ACTION ITEMS

1. Board will vote to approve/disapprove the minutes of the April 13, 2010.

2. Board will vote to approve/disapprove the following Common Victualer License:

      LICENSE #18      
      Chufila, Inc. dba Fiesta Mexican Restaurant       Zoel Ramirez, Manager
      34 Bedford Street
        Hours: Daily 11 am – Close

3. Board will vote to approve/disapprove the following Entertainment License

      Fiesta Mexican Restaurant        
      Zoel Ramirez, Manager
        34 Bedford Street
      Mariachi Bands, Karaoke
      
4. Board will vote to approve/disapprove the following Coin Operated/Auto Amusement License:
      
       Fiesta Mexican Restaurant                
      Zoel Ramirez., Mgr.                                      
      34 Bedford Street                                        
        1 Juke Box
        1 Pool Table
        1 Arcade Game   

5. Board will vote to approve/disapprove the request of Jeff Turner and the
Hockomock Digital Photographers for the use of Sachem Rock Farm on Sunday, May 2 at 3 pm for the purpose of a portrait session with camera club participants and models.




BOARD OF SELECTMEN AGENDA
 
                             TOWN ADMINISTRATOR REPORT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
      
BOARD OF SELECTMEN AGENDA
 
                                         STAFF REPORTS
      
BOARD OF SELECTMEN AGENDA
 
                    
   PENDING ISSUES
      
1.         Eastern States Steel – report received; need to set up meeting with DEP

 
2.         Master Plan – discuss with Economic Development Comm. and Capital Planning
       Comm.

3.         Town Planner Appointment – prepare STM article


4.         Economic Development Committee – monthly meetings on 1st Wednesday


5.         Cable Television License expires December 2, 2009.
Cable Advisory Committee appointed; Special Counsel also appointed


6.         Energy –

       
7.      Recall – have Town Counsel draft an article for ATM


8.          DOR Financial Report – 15 of 17 goals accomplished



      
    
BOARD OF SELECTMEN AGENDA
 
                                     BOARD DISCUSSIONS

1. Letter from Detective John Grillo regarding establishments that engage in the
purchase and sale of used articles.

Detective Grillo is recommending that language be added to the Town’s License to Buy and Sell Used Articles that requires license holders to provide the town with documentation regarding the persons coming into their stores to sell articles. See Detective Grillo’s letter for suggested language.

2. Letter dated April 7, 2010 from COA Director Nancy Hill regarding the COA’s concerns regarding the present condition of the Gladys Farren Cottage after the recent flooding.

3. Moratorium Legislation on the development of fossil fuel electric generating facilities.

4. Letter from Town Clerk Marcia Weidenfeller regarding recent change in Open Meeting Law concerning posting meetings.





BOARD OF SELECTMEN
                                          REMINDERS
 
          
1. Bridge Street Recycling Center – for Big Metal and Compost materials


               1st & 3rd Saturday of each month
                         9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
 
      ITEMS THAT WILL BE ACCEPTED AT BRIDGE STREET RECYCLING CENTER
                        computers                                fax machines
                        scanners                                  keyboard & mice
                        main Frames                            vcr’s
                        stereos                                     monitors
                        printers                                    telecommunication equipment
                        speakers                                  wire
                        televisions                               dvd players


2. East Bridgewater Hazardous Waste Day is Saturday, May 1 from 8 am to 12 pm at 234 Thatcher Street. A complete list of acceptable items is available at the Town Hall.

3. The East Bridgewater Support Our Troops organization will be holding its Annual Road Race on May 15, 2010 – Armed Forces Day. The starting point is in front of Town Hall and starting time is 9 am. Runners leave at 9 am and walkers leave approximately 5 – 10 minutes after the runners. There is no registration fee, but contributions are gladly accepted. For more information, contact Kathy Signori at 508-378-4841.




BOARD OF SELECTMEN

CONFERENCE ROOM RESERVATIONS


MAIN CONFERENCE ROOM

Tuesday, April 20, 27, 7:30 p.m.- Board of Selectmen

Wednesday, April 20, 7 pm – Republicans

Monday, April 26, 7 pm – Historical Commission

Wednesday, April 28, 7 pm – PAC


2nd FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM

Thursday, April 22, 29, 7:30 pm – Fin-Comm.

Tuesday, April 27, 7 pm – Support Our Troops

Tuesday, April 20, 7 pm – American Legion

Tuesday, April 20 – Friday, April 23, 9 am – 6 pm – Census

Tuesday, April 27 – Friday, April 30, 9 am – 6 pm – Census


PLANNING/BUILDING CONFERENCE ROOM, 2nd FLOOR

Monday, April 26, 7 pm – Planning Board


HEALTH OFFICE

Monday, April 26, 6 pm – Board of Health


CONSERVATION COMMISSION CONFERENCE ROOM, 2nd FLOOR

Tuesday, April 27 - 7 pm – Conservation Commission

Wednesday, April 21, 7 pm – Agricultural Commission





 
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