Revised agenda for tonight

NB – Additions are in red type.


Board of Selectmen

Agenda  November 27, 2018


6:00 PM  Declare meeting open


6:00 PM  Vote to go into Executive Session:  Exemption #2:  To conduct strategy session in preparation for negotiations with nonunion personnel:  discussion of Town Administrator contract for new Town Administrator Kristine Trierweiler


7:00 PM  Call to order

Disclosure of video recording

We want to take a moment of appreciation for our Troops serving in the Middle East and

around the world


Announcement:  Medfield Lions Christmas Tree Sale; Colleen Sullivan to speak

Planning Board Public Hearing on Monday December 3 at 8:05 PM, Town Hall regarding proposed upper

Spring Street Overlay District and the rezoning of three parcels near Peter Kristof Way



7:00 PM  Public Hearing – Annual Tax Classification

Board of Assessors will provide relevant information regarding Medfield’s property

tax rate.  Vote to approve the residential factor


7:15 PM  Developer Robert Borelli to present relevant information to the Board of Selectmen

regarding application for the proposed affordable housing project at 96 Adams

Street, a LIP project


7:45 PM  Resident Eve Potts to present update on Plastic Bag Reduction Initiative


Citizen Comment


Action Items

Selectmen are requested to vote to sign letter to Board of Assessors regarding their release of excess

Overlay Funds


Zoning Board of Appeals requests the Selectmen accept resignation of Charles Peck as a full member

and appoint him as an Associate Member and vote to appoint William McNiff and Michael Whitcher as

members of the ZBA


Director of Public Works Maurice Goulet requests Selectmen vote to sign following contracts:

    .  Padula Bros., Inc. Lancaster, MA in the amount of $72,289.25 to purchase John Deere Tractor

(capital item)

    .  Tri-County Contractors Supply, Inc. West Springfield, MA in the amount of $61,125.00 for the

purchase of a flail attachment system to be used with the John Deere tractor

.  Environmental Partners Group, Quincy, MA for consulting services regarding unaccounted for water

assessment; fee amount not to exceed $43,100.00

    .  Environmental Partners Group, Quincy, MA for consulting services regarding water test pilot report;

fee amount not to exceed $19,260.00

.  Design Consultants, Inc. Somerville, MA for storm water management; fee not to exceed $20,000

(contractor assists the Town for compliance with our storm water permit)


Selectmen are requested to vote to sign Verizon and Eversource Agreements pertaining to Street Light

Pole attachment


Board of Selectmen are requested to vote to sign Agreement with Medfield Permanent Firefighters

Union regarding vacation accrual


Selectmen are requested to vote to approve and to sign Town Administrator contract with Kristine



Discussion Items

Continued discussion regarding Town Wide Master Plan; vote to adopt charter and appoint initial


Continued discussion regarding future space needs for Council on Aging and Parks and Recreation

Discussion of October 29, 2018 Special Town Meeting

Discuss draft municipal comment letter regarding proposed development, The Rosebay at Medfield

Discuss January 2019 Selectmen meeting schedule

Discussion regarding Pleasant Court water


Licenses and Permits (Consent Agenda)

MEMO requests the Selectmen vote to grant a parade permit for the Christmas Parade to be held

Saturday December 8, 2018.  Selectmen are cordially invited to participate in the December 7 Tree

Lighting festivities and the Parade


Medfield Lions Club request permission to post signs promoting Christmas Tree sales at their new

location, American Legion Parking Lot (formal vote)


Town Administrator Update

Discuss Meals Tax distribution


Acceptance / and or Correction of Meeting Minutes for October 2 and 30, 2018


Review Board of Selectmen Action List


Selectmen Report



MAPC extends invitation to their November 30 breakfast meeting; discussion the future of the region

Notice from ZBA regarding Public Hearing Thursday December 13, 7PM regarding 41 Dale Street project

Planning Board hearing Monday January 7, 2019 8:05PM regarding proposed amendments to Zoning Bylaws

COMCAST announces TV Channel updates and price changes

Verizon announces FIOS TV programming change









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