Board of Selectmen 7/25/16

Board of Selectmen 7/25/16

MONDAY, JULY 25, 2016 – 6:00 P.M.

6:00 p.m. OPEN SESSION

1. M.G.L. c.30A s.21(a)(3) – Discuss litigation strategy for all pending wind turbine cases
2. M.G.L. c.30A s.21(a)(6) – Preparation for negotiations for potential purchase of Coonamessett Inn

7:00 p.m. OPEN SESSION

1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Proclamation – Eagle Scout – Collin P. Simpson
4. Announcements – Presentation of Falmouth Village Print of the Falmouth Preservation Alliance’s Heritage Series to the Town of Falmouth
5. Public Comment
6. Minutes of Meetings: Public Session – June 27, 2016 and July 11, 2016
Executive Session – June 27, 2016
Vote to Release/Not to Release Minutes of Executive Sessions


1. Administrative Orders
a. Authorize Town Manager to Sign Woods Hole School Lease, 24 School Street, Woods Hole
b. Approve Land Development Agreement with Falmouth Housing Corporation and Affirmative Investments, Inc. regarding the development of 40 affordable housing units at Town-Owned Property Located on Spring Bars Road.
c. Approve Request from Falmouth Housing Corporation for Expenditure from the Falmouth Affordable Housing Fund (FAHF) in the amount of $750,000 for the Spring Bars Road Little Pond Place Project
d. Approval of Award Letter to Falmouth Housing Corp. and Affirmative Investments from the Falmouth Affordable Housing Fund
e. Approve Dual Obligee Rider to payment and performance bonds for solar array and Landfill – EDIC/Falmouth Solar, LLC
f. Approve and Execute Deeds and Instruments Relative to West Falmouth Library Land Swap (Art. 8 Nov 2014 ATM)
g. Sign Letter of support to Mass. Dept. of Public Health in Support of Renovations to the JML Care Center at Falmouth Hospital
h. Sign Certificate of Betterment or Special Assessments for White Pine Lane
i. Vote to Accept Donation from Republic Services, Inc. in the amount of $1,500.00 for the Community Center
j. Vote to Accept Donation from Republic Services, Inc. in the amount of $1,500.00 for the Senior Center

2. Special Events

Recurring - Recommended:
a. Buzzards Bay Coalition Water Stop – bike path lot at Old Dock Road – Saturdays and Sundays, 7/30, 7/31, 8/6, 8/7, 8/13, 8/14, 8/20 and 8/21/16
b. USCG Air Station Cape Cod Wet Drills Training – Bristol Beach – Wednesday, 8/24/16
c. Menauhant Beach Fundraiser – East Falmouth Village Association – Menauhant Beach – Sunday, 8/28/16
d. Falmouth Dream Cruise – Falmouth Classic Car Club – close 2/3 Shore St. Ext. – Saturday, 9/24/16
e. Run from Addiction – Purple Flag Relay – The Open Doorway of Cape Cod, Inc. – Saturday, 9/24/16
f. Shining Sea Walk – Friends of Fairwinds – Peg Noonan Park – Saturday, 10/1/16
g. Making Strides against Breast Cancer Walk – Marina Park – Sunday, 10/16/16

New - Recommended:
a. Neighborhood Beach Cookout – Bay Side Drive – Saturday, 7/30/16
b. Yoga in the Park – George Peterson – Marina Park – Tuesdays, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23 and 8/30/16
c. Spaulding Rehab Picnic in the Park – Marina Park – Saturday, 9/20/16

7:30 p.m.

1. Liquor License Violation Hearing, All Alcohol Club License – Cape Verdean Club, 126 Sandwich Road, East Falmouth – continued

8:00 p.m.

2. Wetland Hearing – Bruce and Susan Sheridan – Construct Pier, Ramp and Float System in the Waters of Great Pond – 141 Shorewood Drive, East Falmouth, continued from 7/11/16

8:15 p.m.

3. Wetland Hearing – Ashumet Valley Property Owners – Nourishment and Improvement – 0 Currier Road, East Falmouth – Ashumet Pond, continued from 7/11/16

8:30 p.m. BUSINESS

1. Report on status of wind turbine litigation

2. Authorize town manager to prepare for and open negotiations for purchase of Coonamessett Inn

3. Vote to place Proposition 2 and ½ debt exclusion question on ballot for Sept. 8, 2016 special town election

4. Police Department Quarterly Report – Chief Edward Dunne

5. Water and Wastewater Monthly Report – Ray Jack, DPW Director

6. Interview, Vote and Appoint Committee Members
New applicants for vacancies:
a. Conservation Commission (alternate)
c. Historical Commission (alternate)

7. Request for Sign Variance – Off-Premise Signs – Falmouth Rotary Club Craft Fair

8. Individual Selectmen’s Reports

9. Review of Town Manager’s Report

10. Review and/or Discuss Correspondence Received

Doug Jones, Chairman
Board of Selectmen