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TOWN OF WINCHESTER SELECT BOARD'S MEETING
SELECT BOARD MEETING ROOM
A.
6:30P.M.

OPENING

1.
6:30PM

EXECUTIVE SESSION (closed to public)

  1. Eversource 345 kV Transmission Line Intervener Litigation: MGL Ch. 30 §21(a) 3 - To discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining or litigation.
  2. Rear 784-794 Main Street: MGL Ch. 30 §21(a) 3 - To consider the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property.
  3. MGL Ch. 30 §21(a) 2 – To discuss strategy sessions in preparation for negotiations with nonunion personnel.
  4. Asa Fletcher Fund - MGL Ch. 30 §21(a) 1 - To discuss the reputation, character, physical condition or mental health rather than the professional competence of an individual.
2.
7:30PM

Notification of Other Meetings and Hearings (Open to Public)

    1. March 26, 2019 – Town Election
    2. April 1, 2019 - Select Board - Regular Meeting
B.

TOWN MANAGER REPORT AND COMMENTS

  1. Appointment: Firefighter Promotional Appointments - Daniel S. Balestrieri -Fire Captain; Peter Gove and Thomas Surette - Fire Lieutenant
  2. General Topics   
C.

MATTERS FROM THE AUDIENCE

D.

COMPTROLLER'S REPORT

 

E.

LICENSES

F.

HEARINGS

G.

BUSINESS

  1. Committee Appointments and Reappointments:
    1. Audit Advisory Committee – Interview
      1. Brian Flaherty – new appointment, new term to expire February 15, 2021
    2. Fields Management – Interview
      1. Mike Beauvais – new appointment, new term to expire July 19, 2021
  2. Sachem Youth Baseball/Softball Assoc.
  3. Saltmarsh Pavilion
  4. Senior Tax Relief
  5. Affordable Housing Trust
  6. Eversource 345kV Line
  7. Climate Action Appropriation
H.

CONSENT AGENDA

One Day Alcoholic Beverage License(s)

  1. Laura Lewis for Essex Catering – March 29, 2019 – Griffin Museum
  2. Annette Lanigan for Jumelage – March 29, 2019 – Sanborn House
  3. Diana Kenosian for Boston’s Best Bartending – April 27, 2019 – Winchester Boat Club
Other
  1. Memo from Town Manager Lisa Wong to accept donation of $15,000 from the Winchester Home and Garden Club to be used for the Saltmarsh Pavilion and the foundation project.
  2. Memo from Catherine Donaghey, Chair BOH, to accept donation of $750 from Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration to support upcoming prevention programming.
  3. Memo from Catherine Donaghey, Chair BOH, to accept donation of $1,750 from Parent to Parent, Inc to support upcoming educational programming.
  4. Accept a donation of $150 to the Winchester Fire Department from Jayne Rutherford to provide for the safety of Winchester’s firefighters.
  5. Town Day annual permissions for Friday, May 31st and Saturday, June 1st, 2019 with a rain date of Sunday, June 2nd.  A.) Street closings and parking bans:  Friday, May 31st – Block Party – 5:30 PM – 11 PM – closure of Mt. Vernon St. from Converse Place to Washington Street; Saturday, June 1st (or rain date of Sunday, June 2nd – 6 AM to 10 PM:  Main Street (Rotary to Mystic Valley Pkwy); Mt. Vernon St. (Rotary to Washington St.), Thompson St.; Converse Pl., and Laraway Rd. until 5 PM only; B.) Approval to use the following open areas:  Town Common, Manchester Field, Eliot Park, Town Hall and the Mill Pond and adjacent grounds; C.) Approval for a fireworks display from Manchester Field.
  6. Approve request from Susan McPhee, Energy Coordinator, to hold an Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive event on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 1-3 pm at the Town Common and Laraway Parking Lot.
  7. Approve Parade Permit: En Ka Fair - Saturday, May 18, 2019 (Route:  Skillings Road to Main Street; left onto Main Street, pass Stop & Shop and Winchester Savings Bank; travel around the traffic circle (Quill Rotary) and up Church Street, where it will turn left onto Waterfield Road and left again onto Mystic Valley Parkway;  at intersection with Main Street, left onto Main Street, right onto Mt. Vernon Street and continue to the Edward F. O’Connell Plaza on the grounds of the Veterans Honor Roll, Town Hall, where it will disband after the flag ceremony.)  Mt. Vernon Street will be closed to traffic from Quill Rotary to the Washington Street Intersection for the duration of the Parade.
  8. Public Amusement License: EnKa Society for EnKa Fair – Friday/Saturday, May 17 and 18, 2019
  9. Approve/Correct Meeting Minutes: November 7, 8, 15, & 19, 2018 and December 3, 13 & 17, 2018
I.

COMMUNICATIONS AND WORKING GROUP REPORTS

Memo from Michelle Tassi, ADA Coordinator re: Light It Up Blue Event – Autism Awareness on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 7–9 p.m. in the Lynch Elementary School.