Board of Selectmen

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Event Date: 
March 20, 2017 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Description: 

SELECTMEN’S MEETING AGENDA*

Griffin Room, Town Hall

732 Main Street, Harwich, MA

Executive Session 6:00 P.M.

Regular Meeting 6:30 P.M.

Monday, March 20, 2017

 

  1. CALL TO ORDER

     

  2. EXECUTIVE SESSION – Pursuant to MGL c.30A, §21(2) to conduct strategy sessions in preparation for negotiations with non-union personnel or to conduct collective bargaining sessions or contract negotiations with non-personnel – Police Chief/Town Administrator contracts; and pursuant to MGL c.30A §21(3) to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining position of the public body and the Chair so declares – Health Insurance

     

  3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

  1. WEEKLY BRIEFING

     

  2. PUBLIC COMMENT/ANNOUNCEMENTS

     

  3. CONSENT AGENDA 

 

  1. Approve 2017 Seasonal Liquor License Renewals as recommended

  2. Approve 2017 Seasonal General License Renewals as recommended

  3. Approve new application for Weekday Entertainment by The Port Restaurant

  4. Approve Petition by Nstar Electric Company to install 30’ of conduit/cable underground to provide electric service to 73 Uncle Venies Road

  5. Approve Petition by Nstar Electric Company to install 35’ of conduit/cable underground to provide electric service to 39 Rainbow Way

     

  6. PUBLIC HEARINGS/PRESENTATIONS (Not earlier than 6:30 P.M.)

     

  7. OLD BUSINESS

 

A.  Chatham/Harwich IMA update – discussion and possible vote

 

  1. NEW BUSINESS

     

    1. Annual Town Meeting Warrant Article review and possible vote:

       

      1. Budget Articles

                                #4 Town Operating Budget

             

        2.   Harbor Capital Budget

        #19 Replacement of the Round Cove Boat Ramp         

        #20 Fund the Saquatucket Harbor Landside Renovations Project         

         

         

        3.   Public Works Capital Budget

              #21 Purchase and Equip DPW Vehicles           

              #22 Fund the Road Maintenance Program       

             

        4.  Charter/Zoning/MGL Amendments

        #36 M.G.L. Ch. 44, Section 53F ¾ - PEG Access and Cable Related Fund Acceptance

        #37 Amend the Zoning By-Laws – Add New Section “Temporary Moratoria” 

        #38 Various Amendments to the Home Rule Charter    

         

                   5.   Private Petitions

        #40 Promote the Town of Harwich

         

  2. Approve new application for Weekday Entertainment by the Port Restaurant

  3. Special Town Meeting Articles – discussion and possible vote

  4. Ballot Questions – discussion and possible vote

  5. One Liners update

  6. New Insurance Plan offering

  7. Vote ATM Warrant

           

  8. TOWN ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

     

    A.  Wastewater pamphlet

     

  9. SELECTMEN’S REPORT

     

  10. ADJOURNMENT

 

*Per the Attorney General’s Office: The Board of Selectmen may hold an open session for topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting following “New Business.” If you are deaf or hard of hearing or a person with a disability who requires an accommodation contact the Selectmen’s Office at 508-430-7513.

 

Authorized Posting Officer:                                                             Posted by: ______________________________      

                                                                                                                                                Town Clerk

 

_______________________________                                        Date:                      March 16, 2017                    

Sandra Robinson, Admin. Secretary