Board of Selectmen Actions Taken 1/15/19

Board of Selectmen Actions Taken 1/15/19

St. Johns Temporary License • Ron Clark Resignation • Ambulance Fund Gifts • Marathon Fund Requests • Naming Fruit Street Property • Commissioner of Trust Fund Application • Lykan Bioscience • Trail Coordination and Management Committee

The meeting video is available on the HCAM YouTube Channel and the Actions Taken are posted in
blue below.

TOWN OF HOPKINTON
BOARD OF SELECTMEN MEETING AGENDA

Hopkinton Town Hall, 18 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA – Room 215/216,
(Executive Session will be held in Room 211)
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 6:00 PM

ACTIONS TAKEN

6:00 PM CALL TO ORDER

EXECUTIVE SESSION

1.

i. MINUTES: The Board will consider approving executive session minutes for 12/4/18, 12/18/18.

ii. CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS, LITIGATION AND REAL PROPERTY

  • To consider litigation strategy with respect to Petition of Eversource Energy for
    Zoning Exemptions (DPU)
  • To consider litigation strategy with respect to TJA Clean Energy LLC v Hopkinton
    Planning Board.
  • To consider the purchase, sale, lease or value of real property in relation to
    Open Space Preservation, Center Trail, Town Hall, the Main Street corridor
    project.

6:30 PM PUBLIC SESSION – CALL TO ORDER

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Led by members of Webelo Cub Scouts (Boys & Girls) Troop
#4 Hopkinton, MA

6:35 PM PUBLIC FORUM
Residents are invited to share ideas, opinions or ask questions regarding town government.

6:45 PM CONSENT AGENDA (ACTION)

2.

i. BOARD MINUTES

The Board of Selectmen will consider approving the 12/18/18 Board of Selectmen
Minutes.

ii. ST. JOHN’S PARISH-SPECIAL TEMPORARY ALCOHOL LICENSE- PARISH
APPRECIATION DINNER
The Board of Selectmen will consider approving an application from Maureen Belger on
behalf of St. John the Evangelist Church, 20 Church Street, Hopkinton, for a Special
Temporary Alcohol License for a Parish Appreciation Dinner, to be held in the Parish Hall
on Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 6:15 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Expected number of attendees
is 120 and invitations will be sent out for this event. Marty’s will be supplying the
alcohol. A fee waiver has been requested by the applicant.
Supporting Exhibits: Application and supporting documents; Permitting Team
Comments

iii. ST. JOHN’S PARISH – SPECIAL TEMPORARY ALCOHOL LICENSE-YOUTH GROUP
FUNDRAISER DINNER
The Board of Selectmen will consider approving an application from Maureen Belger, on
behalf of St. John the Evangelist Church High School Youth Group, for a Youth Ministry
fundraiser dinner, to be held at the Parish Hall on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 6 p.m. to
10 p.m. Marty’s will be supplying the alcohol for the event and alcohol will be served by
TIP certified servers. Expected number of attendees is 125. A fee waiver has been
requested by the applicant.
Supporting Exhibits: Application and supporting documents; Permitting Team
Comments

iv. RESIGNATION
The Board of Selectmen will consider accepting the resignation of Ron Clark from the
Community Preservation Commission, effective 12/31/18.
Supporting Exhibits: Ron Clark resignation

v. AMBULANCE FUND GIFTS
The Board of Selectmen will consider accepting Ambulance Fund Gifts totaling $175.00,
in memory of Kathleen Gross and a gift totaling $150.00, in memory of Thomas “Roy”
Robson.
Supporting Exhibits: Ambulance Fund Gifts

vi. MARATHON FUND REQUESTS
The Board of Selectmen will consider approving two Marathon Fund Requests:
a. From the Post Prom Committee 2019, a total request of $4,390.00 for (7) games
that will be part of post prom celebration on May 10, 2019, for Paul’s Rental
Supply, Leominster ($3,890); and for Disc Jockey- Larry the Musical Dynamo
($500);
b. From the Hopkinton Police Association, a request for $1,500.00 for supplying
fish for the Annual Kids Fishing Derby on May 11, 2019 at the Hopkinton
Sportsmen Association.
Supporting Exhibits; Marathon Fund Requests; Marathon Fund Balance

The Board of Selectmen approved Consent Agenda items i, ii, iii and vi. (5-0)
The Board of Selectmen accepted the resignation of Ron Clark from the Community Preservation
Committee. (5-0)
The Board of Selectmen accepted Ambulance Fund gifts in memory of Kathleen Gross and Thomas
Robson. (5-0)

7:00 PM
POSTED PUBLIC HEARING – ASSET NAME, FRUIT STREET PROPERTY ACCESS ROAD (ACTION)

3. The Board of Selectmen will hold a public hearing pursuant to its Public Asset Naming
Policy, to consider a proposal to name the main access road within the Town owned
property at 66 Fruit Street for public safety purposes. Proposed names received for the
access road are:
a. George Brown Way
b. Mary Pratt Way (or Road or Lane)
c. Pratt Way (or Road or Lane)
d. Pyne Way (or Road or Lane)
e. Sports Complex Way (or Road or Lane)
f. Stonethrowers Way
Supporting Exhibits: Public Hearing Notice; Comments Received; Fruit Street Master
Plan

The Board of Selectmen approved the name “Pratt Way” for the main access road in the town-owned
property at 66 Fruit Street. (4-1)

7:15 PM
JOINT MEETING – BOARD OF SELECTMEN AND COMMISSIONERS OF TRUST FUNDS(ACTION)

4. The Board of Selectmen and Commissioners of Trust Funds will discuss appointing a
temporary member to serve through the Town Election (May 20, 2019). An application
has been received from Mary Duggan.
Supporting Exhibits: Vacancy Announcement; Commissioner of Trust Funds applications

The Board of Selectmen and the Commissioners of Trust Funds appointed Mary Duggan to the
Commissioners of Trust Funds, to a term expiring at the May 20, 2019 town election. (6-0)

7:45 PM HOST COMMUNITY AGREEMENT COMPLIANCE STATEMENT (ACTION)

5. The Board of Selectmen will consider executing a Statement indicating compliance with
the Host Community Agreement between REC Hopkinton LLC and Town of Hopkinton.
Supporting Exhibit: Cover letter with HCA and Statement

The Board of Selectmen voted to execute a Statement indicating compliance with the Host
Community Agreement between REC Hopkinton LLC and the Town of Hopkinton. (5-0)

8:00 PM LYKAN BIOSCIENCE LLC

6. The Board of Selectmen will receive an update from Lykan Bioscience LLC regarding its
interest to locate in Hopkinton, TIF application and related Special Town Meeting
preparations.
Supporting Exhibits: Lykan BioScience presentation

8:30 PM TRAIL COORDINATION AND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE CHARGE

7. The Board of Selectmen will consider approving the Charge for a new Trail Coordination and Management Committee.
Supporting Exhibit: Draft Trail Coordination and Management Committee Charge

The Board of Selectmen approved the charge for a new Trail Coordination and Management
Committee. (5-0)

8:45 PM HOPKINTON MARATHON FUND COMMITTEE CHARGE REVISIONS

8. The Board of Selectmen will receive an update from the Town Manager regarding development of the Hopkinton Marathon Fund Committee Charge.
Supporting Exhibit: Draft Hopkinton Marathon Fund Committee Charge

8:50 PM PUBLIC SAFETY REQUEST (ACTION)

9. The Board of Selectmen will consider the Police Chief’s request regarding job descriptions and assignment of duties.

The Board of Selectmen accepted the Police Chief’s recommendation to promote Joe Bennett to
Deputy Chief of Police, subject to the Police Chief, Town Manager and Human Resources finalizing the job classification and job description. (5-0)

9:00 PM 2019 ANNUAL TOWN MEETING

10. The Board of Selectmen will discuss its own ATM articles, including any General Bylaw changes.

9:20 PM TOWN MANAGER REPORT

11. i. FY 20 Budget Update

9:30 PM LIAISON REPORTS/BOARD INVITES

12. Supporting Exhibits: 2018-2019 Liaison Assignment List; List of Board Invites; Board
Invites for January 15, 2019

9:35 PM FUTURE BOARD AGENDA ITEMS

13.

9:40 PM ADJOURN

Correspondence to the Board of Selectmen

1. Massachusetts Historical Commission – Round 25 of the Massachusetts Preservation Projects
Fund (MPPF) Grant Program
2. Verizon FIOS TV – LNA Notification – Contract Negotiations – Disney
3. Xfinity – MGM TV Channel Updates
4. Verizon FIOS TV – LNA Notification – The Blaze
5. Verizon FIOS TV – LNA Notification – Fuse
6. National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) Bridge Inspection Reports-85 River St./Sudbury River
7. Verizon FIOS TV – LNA Notification – ESPN Classic Channel Removal
8. Verizon FIOS TV- LNA Notification – Z Living
9. Address Assignments – Saddle Hill Road Lots
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Upcoming Board Meetings

1. January 25, 2019 (sign STM Warrant)
2. January 29, 2019
3. February 5, 2019
4. February 11, 2019 (STM)
5. February 12, 2019

The listed matters are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair to be discussed at the meeting. Not all items may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law. Unless an agenda item is a posted public hearing, the matter may be considered earlier than the indicated time if there are last minute cancellations or other unforeseen events which cause the Board to move more quickly through the agenda.

Click here for the entire meeting packet, which includes permits, applications, letters and other information.

 



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