town sealSELECT BOARD MEETING AGENDA
 March 29, 2021
Virtual Meeting



Pursuant to Governor Baker’s March 12, 2020 Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §18, and subsequent orders imposing strict limitations 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 www.chelmsfordma.gov  For this meeting, members of the public who wish to watch the meeting may do so by accessing the Chelmsford Telemedia website www.chelmsfordtv.org

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: Mar 29, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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1.

6:00 PM Call to Order

2.

Public Service Announcements

  • Annual Town Election, Tuesday, April 6th - Polls Open 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
3.

Public Input

4.

Committee Vacancies

5.

Public Hearings

  • National Grid and Verizon Pole Petition: Concord Road
  • National Grid and Verizon Pole Petition: Gorham Street & Columbus Avenue
  • National Grid and Verizon Pole Petition: Pine Hill Road
6.

Licenses

  • Change of Hours on All Alcoholic Beverages Hotel License: Rushil Hospitality, LLC DBA Element by Westin, 25 Research Place
7.

Reports and Presentations

  • Town Moderator Jon Kurland: Dates for Spring Annual Town Meeting Sessions
  • Paul McKinlay, LSP, Weston & Sampson Engineers, Inc.: 54 Richardson Road Immediate Response Action
  • Assistant DPW Director Stephen Jahnle: Traffic Safety Committee Monthly Report
  • Finance Director John Sousa: FY21 Commonwealth Sewer Rate Relief Fund Award & Update on the Town’s Response to the FY20 Financial Audit Management Letter
8.

North Fire Station Relocation

9.

Review of Select Board Policies

  • Second Reading for Proposed Edits/New Policies
    • Code of Conduct
    • Contract/Bid Review
    • Licensing Pub Breweries
    • Issuing Proclamations and Resolutions
    • Vision and Values Acknowledgement
10.

Armenian National Committee of Merrimack Valley's Request for Proclamation for the 106th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

11.

April Select Board Meeting Schedule

12.

Town Manager Reports

  • American Rescue Plan Funding for Chelmsford
  • AARP Approval of Chelmsford Age-Friendly Action Plan
  • Cancellation of 4th of July Parade
13.

Town Manager Appointments

  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee: Janet Haouchine, 3-year term exp. 6/30/2023
14.

Meeting Minutes

  • Select Board Regular Session Minutes 11-30-2020
  • Select Board Regular Session Minutes 12-14-2020
  • Select Board Regular Session Minutes 01-11-2021
  • Tri-Board Regular Session Minutes 01-11-2021
  • Select Board Special Meeting Minutes 03-18-2021
15.

Select Board Member Liaison Reports & Referrals

16.

Press Questions



NEXT REGULAR MEETING DATE:   April 12, 2021