Town of Arlington
Select Board

Meeting Agenda

August 22, 2022
7:15 PM
Select Board Chambers for Select Board and Staff. Members of the Public may access the meeting by Zoom and ACMi.

1.Executive Order on Remote Participation
2.Land Acknowledgment
3.Proclamation: September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
4.Discussion & Presentation Re: the Town Manager Act, the Term of Our Current Town Manager, and the Search Process for Our Next Town Manager

Lenard T. Diggins, Chair 

Douglas W. Heim, Town Counsel

5.Minutes of Meeting: July 18, 2022
6.Request: Contractor/Drainlayer License

Craig's Landscaping Inc.

Albert Greenhut

70 Bow Street

Arlington, MA 02474

7.Request: Contractor/Drainlayer License

MSR Utility Maintenance Corp.

Matthew Raymond

209 Pleasant Street

Dunstable, MA 01827

8.Request: Contractor/Drainlayer License

North Heritage Construction Corp

Adriano Mendes

14 Bradford Road

North Chelmsford, MA 01863

9.Request: Contractor/Drainlayer License

Minkin Construction LLC

Matthew Minkin

264 Providence Street

Rehoboth, MA 02769

10.Request: Contractor/Drainlayer License

Mendez Masonry and Construction, Inc.

Julio Mendez

34 Hawkes Street

Saugus, MA 01906

11.Time Change for Beer Garden on Town Day, 9/17/22
Brian Burke
12.Request: Special (One Day) Beer & Wine License, 9/9/22 @ Robbins Memorial Town Hall for a Private Event

Suzanne Hammer

Evan Bauer

13.Request: Oktoberfest at the Old Schwamb Mill, 10/1/2022, Noon - 4:00 p.m.

Edward Gordon, Director of Museum Programs, Old Schwamb Mill

a)  Special (One Day) Beer & Wine License

b)  Mill Lane (between Lowell Street and bridge over Mill Brook) - street closing

14.For Approval: Wine and Malt License
Makalu Nepali & Indian Cuisine, 352A Massachusetts Avenue, Roshan Dangol
Except in unusual circumstances, any matter presented for consideration of the Board shall neither be acted upon, nor a decision made the night of the presentation in accordance with the policy under which the Open Forum was established. It should be noted that there is a three minute time limit to present a concern or request.
15.For Approval: Pickup/Dropoff Signs @ Arlington High School
James Feeney, Deputy Town Manager
16.Summary: Dallin’s School Safe Arrival/Dismissal “School Street” Pilot Program
Thad Dingman, Principal
Dallin Elementary School
17.Appeal of Tree Worden Decision Re; Non-Removal of Honey Locust Tree @ 261 Hillside Avenue
Rob and Eileen Gainfort
18.Continued Discussion & Vote: Overnight/Permit Parking Pilot

Lenard T. Diggins, Chair

Stephen W. DeCourcey, Select Board

19.Discussion: Redistribution of Open Forum to Middle and End of Most Select Board Meetings
Lenard T. Diggins, Chair
20.Discussion & Vote: Update of Town Hall and Light Pole Banner Policy

Lenard T. Diggins, Chair

John V. Hurd, Select Board

21.Review/Approval of 2022/2023 Select Board and Town Manager Goals

Lenard T. Diggins, Chair

Sandy Pooler, Town Manager

22.MBTA Assessment
Diane Mahon, Select Board
23.Traffic Concerns at School Crossing Posts
Arlington School Committee
24.Traffic Calming on Huntington Road
Daniel Amstutz, Senior Transportation Planner
25.Comments Re: Proposed Banner Policy
26.Concerns Re: Bus Stop at Park Circle for Private School
Kevin Farrell
27.International Coverage
Beth Melofchik, Russell Street 
28.Traffic Concerns at Four-Way Intersection
Jess Leber, Lewis Avenue
29.Concerns Re: Park Avenue Bus Stop Changes
Nate Herpich
30.Banners on Town Hall

Ezra Fischer

32 Thorndike Street

A. To comply with, or act under the authority of, any general or special law or federal grant-in-aid requirements: Approval and or Release of Executive Session Minutes of: May 26, 2022; June 1, 2022; June 6, 2022; June 8, 2022; June 9, 2022; June 13, 2022; June 16, 2022
Next Scheduled Meeting of Select Board September 12, 2022

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