Category Archives: Selectmen matters

Select Board 1/26/21

TOWN OF MEDFIELD
MEETING
NOTICE
Posted in accordance with the provisions of M.G.L. c. 30A, §§18-25
Due to the COVID-19 emergency, this meeting will take place remotely. Members of the public
who wish to view or listen to the meeting may do so by joining via the web, or a conference call.
1. To join online, use this link:
a. https://medfieldnet.
zoom.us/j/81577342022?pwd=ZTV3VU1EMnRBOHJINGh6SS9wV3dvdz09
b. Enter Password: 060672
2. To join through a conference call, dial 929-436-2866 or 312-626-6799 or 253-215-8782
or 301-715-8592 or 346-248-7799 or 669-900-6833
a. Enter the Webinar ID: 815 7734 2022
b. Enter the password: 060672
The packet with meeting materials for this meeting is located at this link:
https://www.town.medfield.net/DocumentCenter/View/4806/BOS-Meeting-Packet-January-26-
2021
Board of Selectmen
Board or Committee
PLACE OF MEETING DAY, DATE, AND TIME
Remote Meeting held on Zoom Tuesday, January 26, 2021 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
Appointments
1. Jay Duncan, Townwide Master Plan Committee to discuss the Townwide Master Plan
Discussion (potential votes)
Posted:
2. COVID-19 Status Update and CARES Funding Update
3. FY2022 Operating and Capital Budgets
4. 2021 Annual Town Meeting and Warrant Articles
Action Items
Consent Agenda
Citizen Comment
Town Administrator Updates
Next Meeting Dates
February 2, 2021
February 16, 2021
Selectmen Reports
Informational
Representative Denise Garlick’s Annual Report to the Community: Thursday, January 28, 2021
at 7 pm

The agenda packet is available here – https://www.town.medfield.net/663/Agenda-Packets

Select Board 1/19/21

TOWN OF MEDFIELD
MEETING
NOTICE
Posted in accordance with the provisions of M.G.L. c. 30A, §§18-25
Due to the COVID-19 emergency, this meeting will take place remotely. Members of the public who wish to view or listen to the meeting may do so by joining via the web, or a conference call.
1. To join online, use this link:
a. https://medfield-net.zoom.us/j/81577342022?pwd=ZTV3VU1EMnRBOHJINGh6SS9wV3dvdz09
b. Enter Password: 060672
2. To join through a conference call, dial 929-436-2866 or 312-626-6799 or 253-215-8782 or 301-715-8592 or 346-248-7799 or 669-900-6833
a. Enter the Webinar ID: 815 7734 2022
b. Enter the password: 060672
The packet with meeting materials for this meeting is located at this link:
Board of Selectmen
Board or Committee
PLACE OF MEETING
DAY, DATE, AND TIME
Remote Meeting held on Zoom
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 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
Appointments
1. Medfield High School Class of 2022 class officers requests use of the MTS for a can/bottle collection fundraiser in January/February
Posted:
2. Chief Carrico, Medfield Fire Department, to discuss Fire Department personnel and the On-Call firefighter program
Discussion (potential votes)
3. COVID-19 Status Update and CARES Funding Update
Action Items
4. Vote to open the Warrant for the 2021 Annual Town Meeting
a. Warrant to Close February 16, 2020
5. Appoint Peter Diamond as Wiring Inspector
6. Contract with Pare Corp. for Evaluations and Conceptual Design for the repairs to the Danielson Pond Dam
7. Contract with EH Wachs for a new VMT Single Turner Valve Maintenance Trailer, a previously approved capital item
8. Contract with Stumpy's Tree Service for annual Tree Work Services for the Town
9. Contract with Tighe & Bond for water and sewer rate setting
10. Approve emergency expenditure from Municipal Building Stabilization Fund in the amount of $16,880 for the boiler section replacement at Blake Middle School
11. Approve the SSERG award for Drug and Alcohol Testing and authorize Maurice Goulet to sign the contracts
12. Authorize Kristine Trierweiler to sign letter to DHCD approving refinancing for home in Allendale Subdivision
Consent Agenda
Citizen Comment
Town Administrator Updates
Next Meeting Dates
January 26, 2021
February 2, 2021
Selectmen Reports
Informational
Town Administrator’s Memo re: Free Cash Certification
Initial List of Warrant Articles, subject to change
TOWN OF MEDFIELD
MEETING
NOTICE
Posted in accordance with the provisions of M.G.L. c. 30A, §§18-25
Due to the COVID-19 emergency, this meeting will take place remotely. Members of the public who wish to view or listen to the meeting may do so by joining via the web, or a conference call.
1. To join online, use this link:
a. https://medfield-net.zoom.us/j/81577342022?pwd=ZTV3VU1EMnRBOHJINGh6SS9wV3dvdz09
b. Enter Password: 060672
2. To join through a conference call, dial 929-436-2866 or 312-626-6799 or 253-215-8782 or 301-715-8592 or 346-248-7799 or 669-900-6833
a. Enter the Webinar ID: 815 7734 2022
b. Enter the password: 060672
The packet with meeting materials for this meeting is located at this link:
Board of Selectmen
Board or Committee
PLACE OF MEETING
DAY, DATE, AND TIME
Remote Meeting held on Zoom
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 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
Appointments
1. Medfield High School Class of 2022 class officers requests use of the MTS for a can/bottle collection fundraiser in January/February
Posted:
2. Chief Carrico, Medfield Fire Department, to discuss Fire Department personnel and the On-Call firefighter program
Discussion (potential votes)
3. COVID-19 Status Update and CARES Funding Update
Action Items
4. Vote to open the Warrant for the 2021 Annual Town Meeting
a. Warrant to Close February 16, 2020
5. Appoint Peter Diamond as Wiring Inspector
6. Contract with Pare Corp. for Evaluations and Conceptual Design for the repairs to the Danielson Pond Dam
7. Contract with EH Wachs for a new VMT Single Turner Valve Maintenance Trailer, a previously approved capital item
8. Contract with Stumpy's Tree Service for annual Tree Work Services for the Town
9. Contract with Tighe & Bond for water and sewer rate setting
10. Approve emergency expenditure from Municipal Building Stabilization Fund in the amount of $16,880 for the boiler section replacement at Blake Middle School
11. Approve the SSERG award for Drug and Alcohol Testing and authorize Maurice Goulet to sign the contracts
12. Authorize Kristine Trierweiler to sign letter to DHCD approving refinancing for home in Allendale Subdivision
Consent Agenda
Citizen Comment
Town Administrator Updates
Next Meeting Dates
January 26, 2021
February 2, 2021
Selectmen Reports
Informational
Town Administrator’s Memo re: Free Cash Certification
Initial List of Warrant Articles, subject to change

MY SELECT BOARD OFFICE HOURS THIS MONTH ARE 8-9 AM THIS FRIDAY, 1/8/21

MY SELECT BOARD OFFICE HOURS THIS FRIDAY

This month the first Friday was New Years Day, so the office hours were postponed one week to 1/8/21, however I was already scheduled that day at 9AM to attend the Massachusetts Select Board Association’s annual meeting, so I am holding the office hours from 8-9AM on Friday, January 8, 2021.

I can be reached via 508-359-9190 or this blog about Medfield matters https://medfield02052.wordpress.com, where any schedule changes will be posted. 

I hold regular monthly office hours related to my work as a Select Board member, and this month my office hours will be conducted this Friday, January 8, 2021 from 8-9 AM via telephone by residents calling 508-359-9190.

After COVID-19 I will return to The Center on the first Friday of every month from 9:00 to 10:00 AM. 

Select Board – 1/5/21

TOWN OF MEDFIELD
MEETING
NOTICE
Posted in accordance with the provisions of MGL Chapter 39 Section 23A, as amended
Due to the COVID-19 emergency, this meeting will take place remotely. Members of the public
who wish to view or listen to the meeting may do so by joining via the web, or a conference call.
1. To join online, use this link:
a. https://medfieldnet.
zoom.us/j/81577342022?pwd=ZTV3VU1EMnRBOHJINGh6SS9wV3dvdz09
b. Enter Password: 060672
2. To join through a conference call, dial 929-436-2866 or 312-626-6799 or 253-215-8782
or 301-715-8592 or 346-248-7799 or 669-900-6833
a. Enter the Webinar ID: 815 7734 2022
b. Enter the password: 060672
The packet with meeting materials for this meeting is located at this link:
https://www.town.medfield.net/DocumentCenter/View/4752/BOS-Meeting-Packet-January-5-
2021
Board of Selectmen
Board or Committee
PLACE OF MEETING DAY, DATE, AND TIME
Remote Meeting held on Zoom Tuesday, January 5, 2021 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
Appointments
1. Public Hearing for Eversource for installation of one new pole to provide electric service
for an electric vehicle charging station located at 478 Main Street
Posted:
2. Fred Davis, Medfield Energy Committee to discuss the Medfield State Hospital
Discussion (potential votes)
3. COVID-19 Status Update and CARES Funding Update
Action Items
4. Aura at Medfield Regulatory Agreement – Local Initiative Program
5. Accept resignation of Bryan Syrett
Consent Agenda
Citizen Comment
Town Administrator Updates
Next Meeting Dates
January 19, 2021
February 2, 2021
Selectmen Reports
Informational
Medfield ZBA Decision: Clark Tavern, 353-355 Main Street
Massachusetts Administration & Finance Federal Funds Office Memo re: CARES Act Extension

Meeting materials here – http://www.town.medfield.net/663/Agenda-Packets

Office Hours = next Friday, 8-9AM

Select Board Office Hours will be next Friday 8-9AM

This month’s Select Board office hours will be Friday January 8, 2021 from 8-9AM, due both to New Years Day being tomorrow and the Massachusetts Select Board Association holding its annual meeting next Friday at 9AM,

I usually hold regular monthly office hours at The Center on the first Friday of every month from 9:00 to 10:00 AM. 

Residents are welcome to call me at that time at 508-359-9190 to talk about any town matters.

I can be reached via 508-359-9190 or this blog about Medfield matters https://medfield02052.wordpress.com, where any schedule changes will be posted. 

Letter to MSBA today re PSR

<img src="https://medfield02052.files.wordpress.com/2020/12/20201223-msba-l_page_1.jpg?w=790" alt="December 23, 2020 Ms. Mary Pichetti MEDFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS Office of the Superintendent 459 Main Street – 3 rd Floor Medfield, Massachusetts 02052 Jeffrey J. Marsden, Ed.D Superintendent jmarsden@email.medfield.net (508) 359-2302 Director of Capital Planning 40 Broad Street Boston, Massachusetts 02109 Dear Ms. Pichetti: The Dale Street School Building Committee CSBC") has completed its review of the Feasibility Study's Preferred Schematic Report for the Dale Street School Project (the "Project") and on December 9, 2020, the SBC voted to approve and authorize the Owner's Project Manager to submit the Feasibility Study related materials to the MSBA for its consideration. The SBC, however, has informally authorized the Owner's Project Manager to submit the Feasibility Study related materials to the MSBA for its consideration. A letter of certification of the vote by the Superintendent of School and a copy of the SBC Meeting Minutes, which includes the specific language of the vote and the number of votes in favor, opposed, and abstained, is included in the Dale Street School Preferred Schematic Report Submission. Since the MSBA's Board of Directors invited the District to conduct a Feasibility Study on December 12, 2018, the SBC has held twenty-six (26) meetings regarding the proposed project, in compliance with the state Open Meeting Law. These meetings include: • SBC Meeting January 23, 2019 Town Hall, Cherney Rm. 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting March 27, 2019 Town Hall, Cherney Rm. 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting April 18, 2019 Town Hall, Warrant Committee Rm. 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting April 25, 2019 Medfield High School Library 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting May 6, 2019 Public Safety Bldg., Training Rm. 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting September 23, 2019 Town Hall, Cherney Rm. 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting October 23, 2019 Town Hall, Cherney Rm. 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting November 13, 2019 Town Hall, Cherney Rm. 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting December 11, 2019 Public Safety Bldg., Training Rm. 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting December 17, 2019 Town Hall, Cherney Rm. 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting January 8, 2020 Public Safety Bldg., Training Rm. 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting February 26, 2020 Public Safety Bldg., Training Rm. 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting March 4, 2020 Public Safety Bldg., Training Rm. 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting March 26, 2020 Online Webinar Meeting 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting April 22, 2020 Online Webinar Meeting 7:00 PM Local Approvals and Actions Page 2 • SBC Meeting May 13, 2020 Online Webinar Meeting 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting May 27, 2020 Online Webinar Meeting 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting June 17, 2020 Online Webinar Meeting 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting July 07, 2020 Online Webinar Meeting 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting August 12, 2020 Online Webinar Meeting 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting September 09, 2020 Online Webinar Meeting 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting September 16, 2020 Online Webinar Meeting 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting October 21, 2020 Online Webinar Meeting 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting November 23, 2020 Online Webinar Meeting 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting December 09, 2020 Online Webinar Meeting 7:00 PM • SBC Meeting December 21, 2020 Online Webinar Meeting 7:00 PM The agendas outlining the topics of discussion at each meeting, the meeting minutes and presentation materials are provided with the Meeting Minutes in the Appendix of the Preferred Schematic Report Submission. All votes are recorded in the Meeting Minutes and all Meeting Minutes are posted on the Medfield Public Schools' Dale Street School Project website for public review at https: //www.medfield.net/o/medfield-public-schools. In addition to the SBC Meetings listed above, the District held six (6) public meeting, which were posted in compliance with the state Open Meeting Law, at which the Project was discussed. These meetings were: • Public Forum December 9, 2019 Dale Street School Cafeteria 6:00 PM • Public Forum January 28, 2020 Dale Street School Cafeteria 6:00 PM • Public Forum March 9, 2020 Dale Street School Cafeteria 6:00 PM • Public Forum May 19, 2020 Online Webinar Meeting 7:00 PM • Public Forum October 14, 2020 Online Webinar Meeting 6:00 PM • Public Forum November 02, 2020 Online Webinar Meeting 7:00 PM The Public Forums were hosted by the Dale Street School High School Building Committee. Members of the School Committee, Board of Selectmen and Town Officials were present. The Public Forums were opened by Superintendent Marsden and presented by the Designer, Arrowstreet, Educational Consultant, New Vista Design and the OPM, LeftField. The public announcements that include the agenda, the meeting minutes and presentation materials are provided in the Appendix of the Preferred Schematic Report Submission. The presentation materials for each meeting, meeting minutes, and summary materials related to the Project are available locally for public review on the Medfield Public Schools' Dale Street School Project website at https://www.medfield.net/o/medfield-public-schools and at the Town of Medfield's website at https: //www. town. medfield .net/AgendaCenter /Search/?term =&CIDs=69 ,&startDate=&endDate =&dateRange=&dateSelector=. Hard copies are available and at the Office of the Superintendent of Schools. To the best of my knowledge and belief, each of the meetings listed above complied with the requirements of the Open Meeting Law, M.G.L. c. 30A, §§ 18-25 and 940 CMR 29 et seq. Local Approvals and Actions Page 3 If you have any questions or require any additional information, please contact Lynn Stapleton, Owner's Project Manager, lstapleton@leftfieldpm.com, 508-269-0457. By signing this Local Action and Approval Certification, I hereby certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the information supplied by the District in this Certifi ation is true, complete, and acr-::>!'h… By: Osler Peterson Title: Chief Executive Officer By signing this Local Action and Approval Certification, I hereby certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the information supplied by the District in this Certification is true, compl and accurate. Title: Superintendent of Schools Date: 1¥~ By signing this Local Action and Approval Certification, I hereby certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the information supplied by the District in this Certification is true, complete, and accurate. / Title: Chair of the School Commi:e:

SEE THE MATRIALS AT:

Medfield Public Schools’ Dale Street School Project website at https://www.medfield.net/o/medfield-public-schools

and at the Town of Medfield’s website at
https: //www. town. medfield .net/AgendaCenter /Search/?term =&CIDs=69 ,&startDate=&endDate=&dateRange=&dateSelector=

SB 12/22

TOWN OF MEDFIELD
MEETING
NOTICE
Posted in accordance with the provisions of MGL Chapter 39 Section 23A, as amended
Due to the COVID-19 emergency, this meeting will take place remotely. Members of the public
who wish to view or listen to the meeting may do so by joining via the web, or a conference call.
1. To join online, use this link:
a. https://medfieldnet.
zoom.us/j/82095363190?pwd=b2hpMW9oSVk5ZGpSRmlwSjFhTjFBQT09
b. Enter Password: 171914
2. To join through a conference call, dial 929-436-2866 or 312-626-6799 or 253-215-8782
or 301-715-8592 or 346-248-7799 or 669-900-6833
a. Enter the Webinar ID: 820 9536 3190
b. Enter the password: 171914
Board of Selectmen
Board or Committee
PLACE OF MEETING DAY, DATE, AND TIME
Remote Meeting held on Zoom Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 6:00 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
Appointments
Discussion (potential votes)
Action Items
1. Local Actions and Approvals Letter for the Preferred Schematic Report submission to the
Massachusetts School Building Authority for the Dale Street School project
Posted:
2. Proposal from Clean-Footprint for Alternative On Bill Credit Agreements for solar
projects at the Kingsbury Club
Consent Agenda
Citizen Comment
Town Administrator Updates
Next Meeting Dates
January 5, 2021
January 19, 2021
Selectmen Reports
Informational

Select Board 12/15

TOWN OF MEDFIELD
MEETING
NOTICE
Posted in accordance with the provisions of MGL Chapter 39 Section 23A, as amended
Due to the COVID-19 emergency, this meeting will take place remotely. Members of the public who wish to view or listen to the meeting may do so by joining via the web, or a conference call.
1. To join online, use this link:
a. https://medfield-net.zoom.us/j/82095363190?pwd=b2hpMW9oSVk5ZGpSRmlwSjFhTjFBQT09
b. Enter Password: 171914
2. To join through a conference call, dial 929-436-2866 or 312-626-6799 or 253-215-8782 or 301-715-8592 or 346-248-7799 or 669-900-6833
a. Enter the Webinar ID: 820 9536 3190
b. Enter the password: 171914
The packet for this meeting will be available at this link:
Board of Selectmen
Board or Committee
PLACE OF MEETING
DAY, DATE, AND TIME
Remote Meeting held on Zoom
Tuesday, December 15, 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
Appointments
1. Mr. Halesworth to discuss Medfield Train Track Construction
2. Mike Quinlan, Dale Street School Building Committee, to request approval of Local Action Letter for PSR Submission and discuss/Vote Eversource MOU
3. Board of Health to provide and update on COVID-19
Posted:
4. Fire Chief Carrico to update on the Call Firefighter Program
5. James Goldstein and the Bay Colony Rail Trail Association to discuss Rail Trail insurance and request Board of Selectmen approval
6. John Porter, Clean Footprint to discuss Alternative On Bill Credit Agreement and request Board of Selectmen approval
7. Jean Mineo to discuss UCC request for use of MSH for Easter 2021 and the Shared Winter Streets and Spaces Program Grant Application
Discussion (potential votes)
8. Update on COVID-19 status/operations and CARES Funding
9. Dog Walking at MSH Campus
10. Reissue Hinkley South RFP for senior ownership (40B)
11. Amend Hinkley South disposition authorization at 2021 ATM to allow multi family senior rental use
12. Hinkley North disposition authorization at 2021 ATM for group home use
Action Items
13. Contract with EL Harvey for recycling and hauling
14. Contract Extension with Weston and Sampson for WWTP operations
15. BOS requested to sign the SSERG DPW Services Award 2/1/21 to 1/31/22
16. Conservation Committee Appointment Clarification
a. Kirsten Poler, Full Member of the Committee
b. Catherine Scott, Associate Member of the Committee
17. Medfield Energy Committee Members
a. Appoint Robert Winograd, Patricia Pembroke, David Stephenson
Consent Agenda
Citizen Comment
Town Administrator Updates
Next Meeting Dates
January 5, 2020
January 19, 2020
Selectmen Reports
Informational
Conservation Commission Public Hearing on Rail Trail: Dec 17, 2020 at 7:30 PM

Office Hours tomorrow 9-10AM

Selectman Office Hours this Friday

I hold regular monthly office hours on the first Friday of every month from 9:00 to 10:00 AM. Residents are welcome to call me at 508-359-9190 to discuss any town matters.

SB 11/17

TOWN OF MEDFIELD
MEETING
NOTICE
Posted in accordance with the provisions of MGL Chapter 39 Section 23A, as amended Due to the COVID-19 emergency, this meeting will take place remotely. Members of the public who wish to view or listen to the meeting may do so by joining via the web, or a conference call.

To join online, use this link:
a. https://medfieldnet.
zoom.us/j/82095363190?pwd=b2hpMW9oSVk5ZGpSRmlwSjFhTjFBQT09

b. Enter Password: 171914

To join through a conference call, dial 929-436-2866 or 312-626-6799 or 253-215-8782
or 301-715-8592 or 346-248-7799 or 669-900-6833
a. Enter the Webinar ID: 820 9536 3190
b. Enter the password: 171914

The agenda packet for this meeting will be available at this link:
https://www.town.medfield.net/DocumentCenter/View/4684/BOS-Meeting-Packet-November-17-2020

Board of Selectmen

Remote Meeting held on Zoom Tuesday, November 17, 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

Appointments

  1. Annual Tax Classification Public Hearing, Board of Assessors

2. Holiday Light Display Request at MSH, Brett Poirier and Jean Mineo

Discussion (potential votes)

3. Update on COVID-19 status/operations and CARES Funding

4. Private Party Request at Medfield State Hospital in December

Action Items

5. Vote to sign the Police Contract: July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020.

6. Vote to authorize Town Administrator to sign retiree health insurance rates

7. Annual Committee Appointments

8. Lease Agreements for the Mt. Nebo Water Tower
a. New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC (AT&T)

9. Authorize Town Administrator to sign extension of the competitive electricity supply agreement for Town and School facilities for one additional year through December 2023 at a rate not to exceed $0.0887

Consent Agenda

Citizen Comment

Town Administrator Updates

Next Meeting Dates
 December 1, 2020

Selectmen Reports

Informational