Select Board Actions Taken 08/02/22

Select Board Actions Taken 08/02/22

Agenda Items & Actions Taken:

6:00 PM CALL TO ORDER

1. EXECUTIVE SESSION

a. Pursuant to M.G.L. c.30A, §21(a) (purpose 3) to consider strategy with respect to negotiations relative to non-union employees, Town Manager, Fire Chief, Police Chief and collective bargaining relative to DPW, Police, Fire and Library Unions because an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the negotiating position of the Board;

b. Pursuant to M.G.L. c.30A, §21(a) (purpose 6) to consider the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real estate, regarding 1) 69 Frankland Road, Assessors Map U7 Block 7 Lot 0 and 2) Jenner Property, 0 Saddle Hill Rd., Assessors Map R12 Block 9 Lot 0, because an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the negotiating position of the Board;

c. To approve executive session Minutes (7/12/22).

6:30 PM CALL TO ORDER – OPEN SESSION

2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

6:31 PM PUBLIC FORUM

3. Residents are invited to share ideas, opinions or ask questions regarding Town Government.

6:40 PM CONSENT AGENDA

4. The Select Board will consider the following consent agenda:

a. MINUTES – The Select Board will consider approving the Minutes of the July 12, 2022 meeting.

b. BANNER OVER MAIN STREET – The Select Board will consider approving a request of the Friends of Hopkinton, Inc. to erect a banner over Main St. from Sept. 4 through Sept. 17, in advance of the 2022 Family Day on Sept. 17, 2022. The banner will be 25 ft. x 3 ft. (75 sq. ft.) in size. Zoning Bylaw Sec. 210-179.C requires Select Board approval for the banner (max. 75 sq. ft., max. 14 days).

c. KEEFE REGIONAL TECHNICAL SCHOOL COMMITTEE APPOINTMENT – The Select Board will consider reappointing Ruth Knowles as Hopkinton representative on the Keefe Regional Technical School Committee, to a term expiring 6/30/2025.

d. RESIGNATION – The Select Board will consider accepting the resignation of Garry Russell from the Personnel Committee.

● The Select Board approved the Minutes of the 7/12/2022 meeting. (5-0)

● The Select Board approved the Friends of Hopkinton Inc. request to erect a 75 sq. ft. banner over Main St. from 9/4/22 through 9/17/22. (5-0)

● The Select Board appointed Ruth Knowles to the Keefe Regional Technical School Committee, to a term expiring 6/30/2025. (5-0)

The Select Board accepted the resignation of Garry Russell from the Personnel Committee. (5-0)

6:50 PM HOUSING AUTHORITY APPOINTMENT – JOINT MEETING WITH THE HOUSING 

5. AUTHORITY BOARD

The Select Board and the remaining members of the Housing Authority Board will consider filling one vacancy, with the term expiring at the May, 2023 annual town election. Applicants: Linda Di Bona; Lucia V. Lopez

The Select Board and members of the Housing Authority Board appointed Lucia V. Lopez to the Housing Authority Board, to a term expiring at the 2023 annual town election. (8-0)

7:00 PM PUBLIC HEARING – SECTION 15 PACKAGE STORE ALCOHOL LICENSE – ALTERATION OF

6. PREMISES, CHANGE OF MANAGER, CHANGE OF BUSINESS NAME – GLOBAL MONTELLO GROUP LLP, 92 WEST MAIN STREET

The Hopkinton Select Board will hold a public hearing to act on the application of Global Montello Group Corp. d/b/a Alltown Fresh Hopkinton for Alteration of Premises, Change of Manager, and Change of Business Name pertaining to a Wine and Malt Beverages Only Package Store Liquor License application under M.G.L. c.138, §15, at 92 West Main Street, Hopkinton, MA. The wine and malt beverages will be located on the main retail floor of the 3,621 sq. ft. convenience store/gas station. The location contains 24 seats. The proposed manager is Tabbatha Lisaite.

The Select Board approved the following changes to the Section 15 Wine & Malt Package Store license at 92 West Main St.: Alteration of Premises; Change of Manager to Tabbatha Lisaite; Change of Business Name to Alltown Fresh Hopkinton. (5-0)

7:10 PM BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES APPOINTMENT – JOINT MEETING WITH THE BOARD OF

7. LIBRARY TRUSTEES

The Select Board and the remaining members of the Board of Library Trustees will consider filling one vacancy, with the term expiring at the May, 2023 annual town election. Applicants: Barbara Kessler, Warren Carter

7:20 PM AUGUST 18, 2022 SPECIAL TOWN MEETING

8. The Select Board will discuss the August 18, 2022 Special Town Meeting, including the articles, motions, and town meeting attendance, and consider signing the Special Town Meeting Warrant.

Supporting Exhibits: Special Town Meeting Warrant; 2022 Annual Town Meeting Survey Results; Town Meeting Statistics

The Select Board voted to sign the August 18, 2022 Special Town Meeting Warrant. (5-0)

7:30 PM 2022 STATE PRIMARY ELECTION WARRANT

9. The Select Board will review and consider signing the September 6, 2022 State Primary Election Warrant.

The Select Board voted to sign the Sept. 6, 2022 State Primary Election Warrant. (5-0)

7:35 PM TOWN MANAGER REPORT

10. The Town Manager will report on the following:

a. Main Street Corridor Project Update

b. PFAS in Municipal Water Supply Update

c. MWRA Connection Update

d. FY 24 Budget Survey

7:50 PM LIAISON REPORTS/BOARD INVITES

11. Supporting Exhibit: FY 23 Liaison & Committee Assignments

7:55 PM FUTURE BOARD AGENDA ITEMS

12. Board members will identify future agenda items.

8:00 PM ADJOURN

Correspondence to Select Board

1. Public Hearing Notices – Planning Board & Board of Appeals

2. Email from Rick & Beth Kelly 7-22-22 – Urban Heat Island

3. FFY 2023 UPWP Now Available for Public Review

4. Planning Board Decision – Box Mill Rd. Amendment

5. Board of Appeals Decision – 147 Wood St.

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