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4/12 Board of Selectmen Meeting Agenda Posted

The agenda for the Board of Selectmen meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 12, 2017 has been posted.  Prepare for the meeting and then watch live on our Municipal Channel at 7pm on Wednesday.

BOARD OF SELECTMEN April 12, 2017 Needham Town Hall Note: Agenda subject to revision, start times are approximate and agenda items may be discussed at earlier or later times.

6:30 Executive Session Exception 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. 7:00 Arbor Day Proclamation 2017 1. 7:00 Board Reorganization
2. 7:00 Memorial Park Feasibility Study Update
  •   George Kent, Chairman, PPBC
  •   Steve Popper, Director of Design & Construction
  •   Mike Retzky, Project Manager
  •   Mark Meche, Winter Street Architects
3. 7:15 High School Expansion Project
  •   Sue Neckes, Chairman, School Committee
  •   Heidi Black, Vice Chairman, School Committee
  •   Dan Gutekanst, Superintendent of Schools
  •   Anne Gulati, Director of Financial Operations, NPS
  4. 7:30 Public Hearing – Application for New All Alcohol Package Store
  •  Scott Linzmeyer, Proposed Manager, Reveler Beverage Company
5. 7:45 Police Department Staffing & Community Policing Update
  •  John Schlittler, Chief of Police
6. 8:00 Director of Public Works
  •  Downtown Infrastructure/Streetscape Update
7. 8:10 Town Manager
  •   Close Special Town Meeting Warrant
  •   Positions on Warrant Articles  
8. 8:25 Board Discussion
  •  Committee Reports
Accept the following donation made to the Needham Community Revitalization Trust fund: $100 from The Charles River Center for the Banner Showcase Program.
Approve the calendar year 2017 Spring Licenses as follows. This approval is predicated on the receipt of all completed required paperwork before April 30, 2017.
Establishment Veteran’s Taxi of Newton, LLC A&D Limousine Lt. Manson H. Carter Post 2498 VFW Building Association, Inc. Second Time Around Closet Exchange – Best of the Mall Closet Exchange – Designer & Boutique Closet Exchange – Consignment Drop Off Closet Exchange – Last Chance Store Crosby Jewelers, Inc. Segaloff’s Jewlers Janet Cotter Design Needham Bowl Away
License Type Taxi/Livery Taxi/Livery Pool Table Sale of Second Hand Articles Sale of Second Hand Articles Sale of Second Hand Articles Sale of Second Hand Articles Sale of Second Hand Articles Sale of Second Hand Articles Sale of Second Hand Articles Sale of Second Hand Articles Bowling Alley
3.* Ratify a Special One Day All Alcoholic Beverages License for Ernest A. Steeves of The Village Club who hosted an event for the Medfield Dance Studio on Friday, March 31, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The event was held in Highlandville Hall at the Village Club, 83 Morton Street, Needham, MA. 4. Approve a 2017 Weekday and Sunday Entertainment license for the Rotary Club of Needham, who will be hosting a carnival in July 2017 in Needham. 5.*  Approve Integrated Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Town of Needham and the Needham Firefighters Local 1706, Units A & C. 6.*  Approve Appendix 2 Locations Presently Approved for Food Trucks of the Regulation of Food Trucks Policy. 7.*  Water and Sewer Abatement Order #1235. 8.*  Approve a Special One Day Wines & Malt Beverages License for Robert T. Timmerman, of Needham Knights of Columbus to host a Trivia Night on Friday, April 28, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The event will be held at Needham Knights of Columbus, 1211 Highland Avenue, Needham.