SB 10/6/20


Posted in accordance with the provisions of MGL Chapter 39 Section 23A, as amended

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Board of Selectmen
Board or Committee

Remote Meeting held on Zoom Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Agenda (Subject to Change)

Call to Order

Disclosure of video recording

We want to take a moment of appreciation for our Troops serving around the globe in defense of our country

1. Bay Colony Rail Trail Association to discuss lease agreement with MBTA for the rail
trail project

2. Candace Loewen to discuss a vacancy at the Medfield Housing Authority

3. Jay Duncan, Townwide Master Plan Committee to provide an update on the Master Plan

Discussion (potential votes)

4. Update on COVID-19 status/operations and CARES Funding
a. Craig Neubecker, Nosh and Grog, requests Shared Spaces Grant be used to reimburse for expenditure on architectural plans for outdoor seating

5. Selectman Murby to provide Annual OPEB Update

Action Items

6. Vote to sign warrant for November 3, 2020 Presidential Election

7. Vote to appoint election workers for the November 3, 2020 Presidential Election

8. Contract with Peregrine Urban Initiative, LLC for real estate advisory and development consulting services for the Medfield State Hospital Development Committee

9. Contract with BETA Group Inc., for engineering design for the Dale Street and North Meadows Road intersection, to be funded by a Medfield Meadows mitigation payment

10. Contract with EJ Prescott to provide and install a FlexNet water meter reading system

11. Contract with EJ Prescott to provide Sensus Wall Mount Smart Point MXUs

12. Contract with Woodard and Curran for engineering consulting for Infiltration and Inflow

13. Contract with Woodard and Curran for maintenance and service of the SCADA system

14. Contract with Nitsch Engineering to study five Medfield intersections

15. Acceptance of 2020-2021 Salt Bid Prices

16. Chapter 90 Project Requests
a. $10,300 to fund the intersections improvement study with Nitsch Engineering
b. $64,750 to fund the ADA Self-Evaluation/Transition Plan and Sidewalk Master Plan

17. Accept a grant in the amount of $36,030 from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection to survey Town property for stormwater issues and design structural stormwater Best Management Practices for 3 sites and authorize the Town Administrator to sign the grant documents

18. Accept a grant in the amount of $3,500 from MEMA for the annual Emergency Management Performance Grant and authorize the Town Administrator to sign the grant documents

19. Accept a grant in the amount of $12,500 from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources Municipal Energy Technical Assistance Grant Program for a solar photovoltaic project at the DPW Town Garage and authorize the Town Administrator to sign the grant documents

20. Committee Appointments
a. Request to appoint Mike Pastore to the OPEB Trust Committee
b. Request to appoint Alexandra Maider to the Safety Committee
c. Request to appoint Megan Sullivan to Capital Budget Committee
d. Request to appoint Nassar Ismail to Capital Budget Committee
e. Annual Appointment Process Continued

Town Administrator Updates

Consent Agenda

21. Sign Request: Medfield Foundation requests permission to place sandwich boards promoting the 2020 Virtual Angel Run Meeting Minutes

Next Meeting Dates
October 14, 2020 – Dale Street School Project forum
October 20, 2020 – Board of Selectmen
November 8, 2020 – Town Wide Master Planning Committee Public Forum

Selectmen Reports

William and Linda Donovan Letter re: Medfield Meadows
Notification from Xfinity
Notification from the Planning Board
26 Spring Street documents

Executive Sessions:
Vote to enter Executive Session for the following purposes:
 To investigate charges of criminal misconduct or to consider the filing of criminal complaints
 To consider the lease of real property (space on and at the Mt. Nebo Water Tower located off Eastmount Road)

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