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Selectmen's Meeting Agenda 4/27/10
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 – 7:30 P.M.  MEETING OF  Tuesday, April 27, 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
 
7:30 p.m. – OPEN MEETING/Pledge of Allegiance

7:35 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.


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 20, 2010.

2. Board will vote to approve/disapprove request of Treasurer/Collector Marilyn Thompson to appoint Catherine Chermesino Assistant Treasurer/Collector according to MGL Chapter 41, Section 39A & 39 C. Appointment will run concurrent with the Treasurer/Collector’s contract.

3. Board will vote to approve/disapprove the recommendation of the Recreation Commission to appoint Jennifer Huss to a vacant seat on the Recreation Commission effective immediately through June 30, 2010.

4. Board will vote to approve/disapprove the recommendation of the Zoning Board of Appeals to appoint Gerry Leavitt to a seat vacated by Richard Bachman on the Zoning Board of Appeals, effective immediately through June 30, 2011.

5. Board will vote to approve/disapprove the recommendation of the Zoning Board of Appeals to appoint Kevin Marchant to a seat vacated by Gerry Leavitt on the Zoning Board of Appeals as an associate member, effective immediately through June 30, 2012.

6. Board will vote to approve/disapprove the renewal of the following April Licenses:

       License to Sell Second-hand Articles:

        Susan M. Hartman dba Hartman House Antiques  
        334 Bedford Street   E. Bridgewater
        Hours: By chance or appointment                                 
                        
       Charlene D. Bertocci and Gary S. Bertocci                   
        1461 Central Street     East Bridgewater        
        Hours: Monday - Saturday 9 am – 3 pm or by appointment
Restrictions:   Conditions as approved by Board of Appeals 10/22/81
                                 No outside display of articles.
                                 Granted upon the condition that adequate off-street
                                                           parking be maintained at all times by the petitioner.        
                                                        
               Lorraine Parker dba Mrs. Swift’s & Moore Antiques & Collectibles
               12 West Union Street
        Hours: 7 days, 9 am – 9 pm

        Linda W. Triconi dba Ms. Bee-Haven
               10 West Union Street, East Bridgewater
        Hours: 7 days, 9 am – 10 pm     

        Debra Ellis dba Land of Electronics
        687 N. Bedford Street
        Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10 am – 6 pm

        

        Junk Dealer’s License (to sell gold, silver, etc.):
                                
               Debra Ellis dba Land of Electronics
        687 N. Bedford Street
        Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10 am – 6 pm


        License for Bowling Lanes
                                
       Frederick W. Thompson, Jr. dba Viking Recreational Center, Inc.    
        607 Bedford Street      
        Hours: 7 days 9 am – 11 pm
        Restrictions: 16 Bowling Lanes

        License for Pool Table
 
        Frederick W. Thompson dba Viking Recreational Center, Inc.   
        607 Bedford Street                      
               Hours: 7 days     9 am – 11 pm   



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

Wednesday, April 28, 7 pm – PAC


2nd FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM

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

Tuesday, April 27, 7 pm – Support Our Troops

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


PLANNING/BUILDING CONFERENCE ROOM, 2nd FLOOR


HEALTH OFFICE

Monday, April 26, 6 pm – Board of Health


CONSERVATION COMMISSION CONFERENCE ROOM, 2nd FLOOR

Tuesday, April 27 - 7 pm – Conservation Commission


 
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