Letterhead for Select Board Agenda

Regular Select Board Meeting

Monday, May 4, 2020 7:00 P.M.



Arrangements for remote participation by Select Board members and members of the public are being made in accordance with Governor Baker's Emergency Order Modifying the State's Open Meeting Law.


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Open Meeting, Announce Remote Participation Method and Meeting Conduct


Update on Covid-19 / Board of Health Update




Resident Comments


Select Board Comments


Old Business


2. Vote on Tax Ceiling Potential Legislation and Warrant Article


3. FY2021 Town Budget Recommendations Discussion/Vote Revised Budget


4. Annual Town Meeting Warrant Final Review/Vote Revised Warrant


5. Town Board and Committee Interview Process Update


6. Annual Town Meeting and Town Election Process Discussion


New Business


2. Attorney General's Guidance on Local Authority Amid COVID-19


3. “Discussion and possible adoption of M.G.L. c.110G, regarding the use of electronic signatures by Council/ Board/Commission members pursuant to Amendment 13-7 to the Massachusetts Deed Indexing Standards 2018, effective April 17, 2020.”




Vote to enter Executive Session

Vote to Enter into Executive Session in accordance with MGL Chapter 30A, Section 21(a) (3) to discuss strategy with regard to anticipated litigation relative to the new DPW facility, and anticipated regulatory litigation relative to TGP 261 Upgrade Projects and Columbia Gas lateral/meter station, and petition to intervene, discussion of which in open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the litigating position of the Town and the Chair so declares, not to reconvene in open session. Approval and vote on minutes from April 6, 2020.

~ The listing of matters are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair which may be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law. ~