SELECT BOARD MEETING AGENDA
 October 23, 2023
Dennis Ready Meeting Room 204
Town Offices, 50 Billerica Road
Chelmsford, MA 01824
 

This meeting of the Select Board will be held in person, with both in-person and remote public participation allowed. Members of the public may watch the meeting live at live.chelmsfordtv.org . Please do not join the Zoom meeting unless you intend to participate.

 

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Topic: Select Board Meeting

Time: Oct 23, 2023 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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1.

6:00 PM Call to Order

2.

EXECUTIVE SESSION (IF NECESSARY)

  • 1A: Strategy with Respect to contract negotiations with non-union personnel: Town Manager; and to conduct contract negotiations with non-union personnel: Town Manager Pursuant to G.L. c. 30A, Section 21(a)(2)
3.

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Board of Health Community Health Equity Survey 
  • Board of Health, Depression and Anxiety Support Group, every 4th Tuesday of the month, 6:30-8:00PM, Cabaret Room CCA 
  • Board of Health, Food Code Inspection Class, November 7th at 4:30PM & November 9th at 9:30AM, Registration Required, Contact the Board of Health 
  • Board of Health, Walk in Flu Clinic, Every Monday 9:00-4:00PM and Every Tuesday Evening, 4:00PM – 6:00PM, 19+ Years Old Only
  • Annual Zero Waste Day, November 4th, 9:00AM – 1:00PM, McCarthy Middle School Parking Lot 
  • Chelmsford Choice Aggregation Electricity Supply New Rates
  • Halloween Trick-or-Treating October 31st, 6:00PM – 8:00PM & Town & DPW offices will be closed at 4:00PM
4.

Public Input

5.

COMMITTEE VACANCIES

6.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

  • (Continued) National Grid Pole Petition: 258 - 264 Groton Rd
  • Malt Beverages Farmer Series Pouring Permit: Navigation Brewing Company, Inc. 15 Central Square
7.

LICENSES

  • Roadside Vendor License: Central Congregational Church, 1 Worthen Street, 11/24/2023 – 12/23/2023
  • One Day Beer and Wine License: Huntington’s Disease Society of America, Chelmsford Senior Center, 11/4/2022
  • Special License to Sell Wine at an Agricultural Event: Aaronap Cellars LLC, Maxwell’s Winter Farmers Market, 24 Maple Rd., 11/4/2023 to 2/25/2024
  • Special License to Sell Wine at an Agricultural Event: House Bear Brewing LLC, Maxwell’s Winter Farmers Market, 24 Maple Rd., 11/4/2023 to 2/25/2024
8.

REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS

  • National Grid Senior Program Manager Curtis Davis:  Continued Discussion of Double Pole Removals
  • DPW Director Christine Clancy: Monthly American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Projects Update & Proposed Expenditures for the Balance of the ARPA Funding
9.

APPROVAL OF EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT FOR TOWN MANAGER PAUL COHEN

10.

TOWN MANAGER REPORTS

  • Sustainable Materials Recovery Program Grant Award 
11.

TOWN MANAGER APPOINTMENTS

  • Tree Committee: John Thompson, 3-year term exp 6/30/2026
12.

MEETING MINUTES

  • Select Board Regular Meeting Minutes 10-02-2023
  • Select Board Regular Meeting Minutes 10-06-2023
  • Announcement of Determination of Releasability of Executive Session Minutes
    • Minutes for Release 
      1. September 29, 2023 Segment 1
    • Minutes Not for Release
      1. September 29, 2023 Segment 2
13.

Select Board Member Liaison Reports and Referrals

14.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

  • 2B: Strategy with Respect to Litigation: Ledge Road Commercial Truck Traffic


NEXT REGULAR MEETING DATE:  November 6, 2023