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Date:
February 13, 2024
Time:
6:00 PM
Location:
In Person: Select Board Chambers Via Zoom: Webinar ID: 890 6837 4046 Passcode: 221095
Address:
Needham Town Hall
1471 Highland Avenue

Needham, MA 02492
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SELECT BOARD - Revised 2/13/24 ( ZOOM ONLY )

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

SELECT BOARD AGENDA Regular Meeting 6:00 p.m. February 13, 2024

REVISED

SELECT BOARD AGENDA

Regular Meeting

6:00 p.m. February 13, 2024

 

Zoom Only

  

Pursuant to Chapter 2 of the Acts of 2023, meetings of public bodies may be conducted virtually provided that adequate access is provided to the public.

 

To listen and view this virtual meeting on a phone, computer, laptop, or tablet, download the “Zoom Cloud Meeting” app in any app store or at www.zoom.us. At the above date and time, click on “Join a Meeting” and enter the meeting or click the link below to join the webinar: 

 

Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89068374046?pwd=UzBqaWIrNWZrSWdCQkpaZkJyd1RHQT09

Webinar ID: 890 6837 4046

Passcode: 221095

One-Tap Mobile: +13126266799,,89068374046#

 

This is a public meeting of the Needham Select Board. The meeting is open to the public both in person and via Zoom. Residents are invited to provide comment during the public comment period (as set forth below) and for any item explicitly listed as a public hearing. Public comment is not available during other agenda items.

 

 

 

6:00

Public Comment Period

Residents are encouraged to inform the Office of the Town Manager in advance via email (OTM@needhamma.gov), telephone (781) 455-7500 extension 501, or in person by the end of the business day prior to the meeting of their intent to participate in the public comment period.  The Chair will first recognize those who have communicated in advance their desire to speak for up to three minutes. If time allows, others wishing to speak will be recognized in an order determined by the Chair for up to three minutes. The Board’s policy on public participation in meetings can be found here.

1.

6:00

Housing Needham (HONE) Advisory Group Update

  • Heidi Frail, Select Board Member & HONE Co-Chair
  • Kevin Keane, Select Board & HONE Member 
  • Natasha Espada, Planning Board Member & HONE Co-Chair 
  • Jeanne McKnight, Planning Board & HONE Member (remote)
  • Katie King, Deputy Town Manager
  • Lee Newman, Director of Planning & Community Development  

2.

6:30

Introduce the New Director of Streets and Transportation

  • Carys Lustig, Director of Public Works
  • Tyler Gabrielski, Director of Streets and Transportation

3.

6:40

Town Manager

  • Accept and Refer Zoning – Citizen Petition 
  • Accept and Refer Zoning – Solar Energy Systems
  • Calendar Year 2024 Fee Schedule Amendment
  • Consolidation of Information Technology Functions
  • Close Annual Town Meeting Warrant
  • Town Manager Report

4.

7:15

Board Discussion

  • Meeting Schedule April 2024
  • Committee Reports

 

APPOINTMENT CALENDAR

1.

Masoomeh Rezaei

Commission on Disabilities

Term Exp: 6/30/2024

2.

Katrina Kipp

Golf Course Advisory Committee 

Term Exp: 6/30/2026

3.

Preston Hall

  

 

Stormwater By-Law Working Group 

Term Exp: 10/31/2024

4.

Janine Helwig

Stormwater By-Law Working Group 

Term Exp: 10/31/2024

5.

John Salo

Stormwater By-Law Working Group 

Term Exp: 10/31/2024

6.

Alison Borrelli

Town By-Law and Charter Review Working Group

Term Exp: 11/30/2024

 

CONSENT AGENDA *Supporting Documents Attached

1.

Approve a request from Maggie Flanagan, Needham Athletic Booster Club, to hold the road event “NHS Boosters Rocket Run.” The event is scheduled for Saturday, March 23, 2024, at 9:00am - 11:00am. The event and route have been approved by the following departments: Fire, Police and Public Works.

2.

Approve a request from Bill Gallagher, Needham Running Club, to hold the road event “3rd Annual MetroWest Backyard Ultra.” The event is scheduled for Saturday, September 28, 2024, at 8:00am - 11:00pm. The event and route have been approved by the following departments: Fire, Police, Park and Recreation, and Public Works. 

3.

Approve a request from Hilary Ryan, Charles River Center, to hold the road event “Charles River Center 5k Run/1Mile Walk.” The event is scheduled for Sunday, September 29, 2024, at 10:00am - 12:00pm. The event and route have been approved by the following departments: Fire, Police and Public Works.

4.

Approve 2024 Outdoor Dining License renewal requests for each of the following establishments (subject to receipt of required completed paperwork):

  • French Press LLC d/b/a French Press Bakery & Café
  • Henry Hospitality Inc. d/b/a The James
  • PM Story Corporation d/b/a Little Spoon
  • Sol Soul Family Foods, LLC d/b/a Hearth Pizzeria

5.

Accept the following donation made to Needham Youth and Family Services:

  • $250 from the Patrick C. Forde Memorial Fund, Inc.

6.

Accept the following donations to the Needham Health Division:

  • $100 from Lynda M Coburn to the Gift of Warmth program
  • $50 from Erin Doyle to the Gift of Warmth program

7.

Accept the following donations made to the Needham Community Revitalization Trust Fund: 

  • $1295 from Needham Garden Center 
  • $500 from Louise Condon Realty, Inc.

8.*

Approve and sign the integrated collective bargaining agreement between the Town and the Needham Building Custodian and Trades Independent Association, Local 1116 for the period July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023 and July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2026.

9.*

Approve minutes for January 9, 2024 Executive Session, January 9, 2024 Open Session, and January 23, 2024 Open Session. 

10.*

Approve and Sign Water Sewer Abatement #1323.

 

NOTICE OF APPROVED ONE-DAY SPECIAL ALCOHOL LICENSES

Hosting Organization

Event Title

Location

Event Date

Needham History Center & Museum

Bourbon Tasting

Needham History Center, 1147 Central Avenue

02/21/2024

Needham Community Council

Party for the Pantry

Powers Hall, Needham Town Hall, 1471 Highland Avenue

03/23/2024

Plugged In Band Program

Let’s Rock & Roll

Powers Hall, Needham Town Hall, 1471 Highland Avenue

04/06/2024




Revised Zoom Only Meeting Received & Posted with the Town Clerk's Office February 13, 2024 @ 10:18 AM

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