Select Board Actions Taken 5/28/19

Select Board Actions Taken 5/28/19

Reorganization of Select Board• Weston Nurseries Sign • Horribles Parade • Pole Locations • Start Line Brewery•  Staff Appointments

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

TOWN OF HOPKINTON
SELECT BOARD MEETING AGENDA
Hopkinton Town Hall, 18 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA – Room 215/216
(Executive session will be held in Room 211)
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 6:30 PM

ACTIONS TAKEN

6:30 PM  CALL TO ORDER, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

6:35 PM REORGANIZATION OF THE SELECT BOARD

The Select Board elected Brendan Tedstone as Chair. (4-0)

The Select Board elected John Coutinho as Vice Chair. (4-0)

6:40 PM PUBLIC FORUM

Residents are invited to share ideas, opinions or ask questions regarding town government.

6:45 PM VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION

1. The Select Board will recognize the contributions and volunteer services of Anne Mattina

6:55 PM CONSENT AGENDA (ACTION)

2.

i. MINUTES:
The Select Board will consider approving the 4/23/19, 5/6/19, 5/7/19 and 5/15/19 Board of Selectmen Minutes. 

ii. GIFTS

The Select Board will consider accepting the following gifts:

Two gifts totaling $35,000 from the Friends of Hopkinton Senior Citizens, Inc. to fund Nutrition and Wellness Programs salaries for Hopkinton Senior Center.

b. Three gifts totaling $20,000 from the New England Laborers’ Training

Trust Fund, to benefit the following:

  • Tax Relief Fund ($10,000);
  • Senior Transportation ($5,000);
  • Police Department Motorcycle Lease ($2,500);
  • Police Department National Night Out ($2,500). The New England Laborers’ Training Trust Fund also provided the Town with a $15,000 donation last year.


The Select Board approved the Consent Agenda. (5-0)

7:05 PM WESTON NURSERIES WHOLESALE – SIGNS WITHIN PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY (ACTION)

3. The Select Board will consider approving 3 signs for Weston Nurseries, requested by Peter Mezitt on behalf of Weston Nurseries, Inc. The signs would be located on Town owned property (road right of way), off Frankland Road. The signs will mark the entrance to a new wholesale building. The request is for: a. One sign at the intersection of Legacy Farms North and Frankland Rd. (approx. 6’ x 4’ or 24 sq. ft.). The area would be maintained and would include plantings and lawn area; b. One sign that says “Wes c. ton Nurseries Entrance” (approximately 3’ x 4’), located at the driveway entrance to the building; d. One sign at the original entrance to the wholesale yard that says “Deliveries only, main entrance ahead”. This would be similar to the 3’ x 4’ size sign at the entrance road. Supporting Exhibits: Weston Nurseries sample pictures

The Select Board approved two signs for Weston Nurseries within the road right of way: 1) at the intersection of Frankland Road and Legacy Farms North; and 2) at a driveway entrance off Frankland Road; subject to the execution of a license with the Town and provided that all other necessary permits and licenses are obtained; and authorized the Town Manager to negotiate and execute the license. (5-0)

7:20 PM PARKS & RECREATION JULY 4TH HORRIBLES PARADE – PARADE PERMIT(ACTION)

4. The Select Board will consider approving a Parade Permit application from Parks &
Recreation Representative Daniel McIntyre, for a July 4th Horribles Parade, to be held on Monday, July 4, 2019 from 12:00 noon to 1 p.m. The Parade will start and end at the Hopkinton Town Common. Applicant will coordinate traffic patrols and road closures With the Hopkinton Police Department. Expected number of participants is 1 to 100. Supporting Exhibits: Application and supporting documents; Permitting Team Comments


The Select Board approved a Parade Permit for the Horribles Parade on July 4, 2019. (5-0)

7:30 PM POSTED PUBLIC HEARING – PETITION FOR JOINT POLE LOCATIONS, CEDAR STREET VERIZON NEW ENGLAND INC. AND NSTAR ELECTRIC (ACTION)

5. Request for permission to locate poles, wires, cables and fixtures, including the necessary anchors, guys and other such sustaining and protecting fixtures along and across the following public way:
Cedar Street: on the westerly sideline, place new Pole No. T.22S/E.23-84 approximately 1,200 feet northerly from the center line of C Street. One joint owned pole to be placed. Supporting Exhibits: Petition for Joint Pole Locations and supporting documents; Permitting Team Comments

7:45 PM COMMON VICTUALER LICENSE – STARTLINE BREWING COMPANY, 151R HAYDEN ROWE (ACTION)

6. The Select Board will consider approving a Common Victualer License for Edwin Twinney, on behalf of Startline Brewing Company. The operations include a small marketplace to sell their own grown produce, snacks, non-alcoholic beverages and dry goods, local dairy, prepackaged foods and prepared food to go. Food service with prepared food for on-site consumption and single serve to go. Supporting Exhibits: Application and supporting documents; Permitting Team Comments

The Select Board approved a Common Victualer License for Startline Brewing Co. at 151R Hayden Rowe. (5-0)

8:00 PM STAFF APPOINTMENTS (ACTION)

7. The Select Board will consider promoting Detective Bill Burchard and Officer Arthur
Schofield to the rank of Sergeant, as recommended by Chief Lee.

The Select Board accepted Police Chief Edward Lee’s recommendation to promote Arthur Schofield to the rank of Sergeant. (5-0). The Select Board accepted Police Chief Edward Lee’s recommendation to promote Bill Burchard to the rank of Sergeant. (5-0).

8:00 PM TOWN MANAGER REPORT
8. a. Marathon Elementary School solar project
b. Main Street Corridor Project Update
c. 2019 Boston Marathon Invitational Program totals Supporting Exhibits: Boston Marathon Invitational totals

The Select Board authorized the Town Manager, working with Town Counsel, to negotiate a Power Purchase Agreement with Solect Energy for the Marathon Elementary School. (4-0)

8:45 PM LIAISON REPORTS/BOARD INVITES
9. Supporting Exhibits: 2018-2019 Liaison Assignment List; Board Invites;
List of Select Board Invites for May 28, 2019

8:50 PM FUTURE BOARD AGENDA ITEMS
10.

9:00 PM ADJOURN

_____________________________________________________________________________________

Correspondence to the Board of Selectmen

  1. FIOS TV Notification – SD Shopping Channels Removal

Upcoming Board Meetings

  1. June 11, 2019
  2. June 25, 2019
  3. July 9, 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.

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