November 2, 2020
School Dept. Administration Offices
230 North Road
Chelmsford, MA 01824

Pursuant to Governor Baker’s March 12, 2020 Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §18, and the Governor’s March 15, 2020 Order imposing strict limitation on the number of people that may gather in one place, this meeting will be conducted via remote participation to the greatest extent possible.  Specific information and the general guidelines for remote participation by members of the public and/or parties with a right and/or requirement to attend this meeting can be found on the Town’s website, at  For this meeting, members of the public who wish to watch the meeting may do so by accessing the Chelmsford Telemedia website

No in-person attendance of members of the public will be permitted, but every effort will be made to ensure that the public can adequately access the proceedings in real time, via technological means.   In the event that we are unable to do so, despite best efforts, we will post on the Town’s website an audio or video recording, transcript, or other comprehensive record of proceedings as soon as possible after the meeting.

Topic: Select Board

Time: Nov 2, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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6:00 PM Call to Order


Open Session


Public Service Announcements

  • Veterans Agent Regina Jackson: Veterans Day Observance & Proclamation
  • Tax Classification Hearing, November 16th
  • November 3rd State Election

Committee Vacancies



  • Special License to Sell Wine at an Agricultural Event: Aaronap Cellars LLC, Maxwell’s Winter Farmers Market, 24 Maple Rd., 11/7/2020 to 2/27/2021
  • Special License to Sell Wine at an Agricultural Event: House Bear Brewing LLC, Maxwell’s Winter Farmers Market, 24 Maple Rd., 11/7/2020 to 2/27/2021
  • Requests for 2021 License Renewal Fee Relief

Reports and Presentations

  • Community Services Coordinator Jen Melanson: Community Services Update

Town Manager Reports

  • Traffic Safety Committee Report & Main Street Traffic Calming Initiative
  • 220 Mill Road/Thermo Fisher Scientific Tank Farm Containment Measures
  • Northern Middlesex Council of Governments Economic Recovery and Resiliency Plan Project
  • Room Occupancy and Meals Tax Revenues for the First Quarter of this Fiscal Year
  • Bulletproof Vest Grant Award
  • CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund Round 2 Application

Town Manager Appointments

  • Tree Committee: Ivan Orlinsky, 3-year term exp. 6/30/2023

FY21 Town Manager and Select Board Goals

  1. Goals_FY2021.pdf

Meeting Minutes

  • Select Board Regular Session Minutes 07-13-2020
  • Select Board Regular Session Minutes 07-27-2020
  • Select Board Executive Session Minutes 08-31-2020
  • Select Board Executive Session Minutes 09-28-2020
  • Release of Select Board Executive Session Minutes
  1. September 21, 2015 (Tri-Board)
  2. April 11, 2016
  3. June 5, 2017
  4. December 4, 2017
  5. December 10, 2018 (Tri-Board)
  6. July 8, 2019 - Part 2
  7. June 15, 2020

Select Board Member Liaison Reports & Referrals


Press Questions


Executive Session

  • Review of Executive Session Minutes Pertaining to Strategy with Respect to Negotiations with the Police Superior Officers (Sergeants) Union, to Determine Whether Continued Non-Disclosure is Warranted Under the Open Meeting Law, M.G.L. c.30A §§22(f)(g)

NEXT REGULAR MEETING DATE:   November 16, 2020