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2/14 Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda Posted

The agenda for the Board of Selectmen meeting for Tuesday, February 14, 2017 has been posted.  Check it out prior to the meeting and then watch on The Needham Municipal Channel beginning at 7pm.

BOARD OF SELECTMEN February 14, 2017 Needham Town Hall Agenda

Note: Agenda subject to revision, start times are approximate and agenda items may be discussed at earlier or later times.

5:30 Executive Session Exception 3 & 6
6:45 Informal Meeting with Citizens One or more members of the Board of Selectmen will be available between 6:45 and 7:00 p.m. for informal discussion with citizens. While not required, citizens are encouraged to call the Selectmen’s Office at (781) 455-7500 extension 204 in advance to arrange for an appointment. This enables the Board to better assure opportunities for participation and respond to citizen concerns.
1. 7:00 Public Hearings: Eversource Energy
  •   Linden Street/Cypress Street
  •   Nichols Road
  •   Edgewater Drive
2. 7:05 FY2016 Financial Audit
  •   Scott McIntire, CPA, Melanson & Heath Company, P.C.
  •   David Davison, Assistant Town Manager/Director of Finance
3. 7:25 Town Manager
  •   Accept and Refer Zoning
  •   Complete Streets Policy
  •   Close ATM Warrant
4. 7:45 Board Discussion
  •   Regulations for the Sale of Alcoholic Beverages
  •   Street Banners
  •   Committee Reports
APPOINTMENTS 1. Downtown Streetscape Working Group 2. Gary Levine (term expires 6/30/2018) CONSENT AGENDA *=Backup attached 1. Approve a request from Liz Mingle, of PMC- PanMass Challenge, to hold its PMC Kids Ride Needham event on Sunday, June 11, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The bike route begins and ends at the Pollard Middle School on Harris Avenue. The route of the ride has been approved by the following departments, DPW, Police, Fire, and Park and Recreation. Approval for use of the parking lot at Pollard has been granted. 2. Accept a $300 donation made to Needham Youth Services from the Patrick C. Forde Memorial Fund. They would like the monies to be used to sponsor Needham Youth Services Programs. 3. Accept a $1,000 donation made to the Needham Health Department’s Traveling Meals Program from Darshana and Sandeep Thakore. 4.* Approve Open Session minutes of December 13, 2016, January 10, 2017, January 23, 2017, January 24, 2017, and February 3, 2017; and Executive Session minutes of December 13, 2016, January 10, 2017, and January 24, 2017. 5. Accept a $100 donation made to the Needham Fire Department from Fidelity Charitable through the generosity and recommendation of Barbara B. Levine to be spent on fire safety education for children and seniors. 6.*  Water and Sewer Abatement Order #1231. 7.*  Ratify a Special One Day All Alcoholic Beverages license for Ernest A. Steeves Jr. of the Village Club who hosted a Family Party event on January 29, 2017 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The event was held at the Village Club, 83 Morton Street, Needham. 8.*  Ratify a Special One Day All Alcoholic Beverages license for Ernest A. Steeves Jr. of the Village Club who hosted a Surprise 40th Birthday event on February 4, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The event was held at the Village Club, 83 Morton Street, Needham. 9* Ratify a Special One Day Wines & Malt Beverages License for Ken Marcotrigiano, Director Restaurant Associates, of Trip Advisor who hosted an event for UXPA on February 7, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The event was held at Trip Advisor headquarters, 400 First Avenue, Needham, MA. 10.* Approve a Special One Day Wines & Malt Beverages License for Ken Marcotrigiano, Director Restaurant Associates, of Trip Advisor to host an event for Boston Talent Acquisition on February 15, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The event will be held at Trip Advisor headquarters, 400 First Avenue, Needham, MA. 11. Approve a request from the Exchange Club of Needham to sponsor 4th of July fireworks on Monday, July 3, 2017 (rain date of July 4, 2017) and activities on Monday, July 3, 2017, and Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Activities on the 4th will include a Flag Raising on the Town Common, the Grand Parade, a 5K road race, the Crafts Fair/Flea Market, and athletic competitions for younger children. Coordination of all additional activities will be made with appropriate Town Departments. 12. Accept a $100 donation made to the Needham Police Department’s Honor Guard from Gale Endyke, a Needham resident. 13. Approve and sign Integrated Agreement with Police Union FY2016, FY2017, FY2018 and FY2019.