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BOARD OF SELECTMEN
December 4, 1996
Board met in Regular Session 7.30 p.m. in their Meeting Room in Abbot Hall
Present (constituting a quorum):
Thomas A. McNulty, Chairman
William E. Conly
William M. Purdin
F. Reed Cutting, Jr.
Anthony M. Sasso, Town Administrator
Motion made and seconded to appoint Selectman Conly Chairman pro tem.
CHRISTMAS WALK. Scott Campbell appeared before the Selectmen seeking permission
to fire his musket once every hour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, December
7, 1996 during the Annual Christmas Walk. Mr. Campbell is a Civil War re-enactor.
Motion made and seconded to allow Scott Campbell, representing Marblehead
Civil War soldiers, to fire his musket on December 7, 1996 subject to Police
Department approval. All in favor.
Mr. Mc Nulty joined the meeting at 7:35 p.m. and took over as Chairman.
MINUTES. Motion made and seconded to approve the minutes of the meeting
held November 26, 1996.
TOWN ENGINEER. Douglas Saal. Mr. Saal appeared before the Board with
several updates. House numbering in conjunction with the E-911 system has
been completed and any new house numbering will be sent out with the tax
bills at the end of December. Colonial Court and Prospect Court are eliminated
as addresses as these are not streets that have been approved by the Selectmen.
Colonial Court will have a Jersey Street address and Prospect Court will
have a Prospect Street address. No other streets have been eliminated. A
discussion was held concerning the drainage basin at the new Park and Rec/COA
building. Mr. Saal said this hole could be covered over if a tank were put
in place. The Selectmen asked Mr. Saal to come forth with some options and
FRIENDS OF TIM ANGLE CONCERT. Justin Osborne gave the Selectmen an update
on the upcoming concert for the benefit of Tim Angle and his family. The
concert is December 19 and 20, 8 p.m. in Abbot Hall. AII proceeds will go
to the Angle family. Motion made and seconded to allow the Friends of Tim
Angle to sell tickets on public property for this event. All in favor
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CHRISTMAS WALK. Motion made and seconded to allow
the Chamber of Commerce and the Festival of Arts to use the sidewalk and
part of the street for staging from 1 p.m. until the close of the event
and the staging is removed on December 6, 1996. All in favor.
BOARD OF ASSESSORS. Richard L. Phelan, Chairman of the Board of Assessors,
and Michael Johnson, Assistant Assessor, presented their Classification
Tax Allocation Memo for FY '97. Motion made and seconded to approve a 100%
Residential Factor. All in favor. Motion made and seconded to grant no discount
to Open Space. All in favor. Motion made and seconded not to adopt a residential
exemption. All in favor. Motion made and seconded not to adopt a small commercial
exemption. All in favor.
LICENSE. Common Victualler. TCBY of Marblehead. Stefan Manzo and Milorad
Grubor appeared before the Selectmen requesting a Common Victualler License
to operate TCBY of Marblehead, a retail food store, at 27A Atlantic Avenue.
Hours of operation will be Monday - Thursday, noon to 9 p.m., Friday and
Saturday, noon to 10 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 9 p.m. Motion made and seconded
to approve the request. On a polled vote, the Board voted as follows: Mr.
Cutting, in favor; Mr. Purdin, in favor; Mr. Conly, in favor; Mr. McNulty
All Alcoholic Beverage. Sand Bar and Grille. Christopher Corbishley
appeared before the Board to request an amendment to the All Alcoholic Beverage
License as a Common Victualler for the Sand Bar and Grille. The amendment
is a change in the description of the Licensed Premises. New description
as follows: Wooden building, two stores, pub seating 52, lounge seating
38, dining room seating 64, function room seating 42, liquor storage on
the second floor and in the basement. Motion made and seconded to approve
the request. On a polled vote, the Board voted as follows: Mr. Cutting,
in favor; Mr. Purdin. in favor; Mr. Conly. in favor, and Mr. McNulty, in
TRAFFIC & SAFETY. South and Middle Streets. Letter read from Police
Chief Palmer reporting on speeding on Middle and South Streets. Three shifts
checked for speeding on these streets beginning Thursday, November 14, 1996
and ending Sunday, December 1, 1996. Six motor vehicles were given citations
on Middle Street, and no speeding violations were reported on South Street.
NORTH SHORE REGIONAL VOCATIONAL SCHOOL. Motion made and seconded to
refer a letter from Michael Wood, Town Administrator for the Town of Nahant,
as it relates to the North Shore Regional Vocational School and the Fiscal
1997 assessment process to Marblehead's representative to the School, Carolyn
Stanton. The Board would like Mrs. Stanton to review the letter and report
back to them. All in favor.
SCHOOL DEPARTMENT. Motion made and seconded to have Town Administrator
Sasso confer with the Superintendent of Schools to see if the Town would
be interested in supporting the Massachusetts League of Women Voters proposal
to challenge the way State Education Aid (Chapter-70) is allocated among
Massachusetts cities and towns. All in favor. The Town of Sandwich is having
a joint meeting of the Chair of the Milton Finance Committee, Sandwich Selectmen,
Finance Committee and School Committee and members of their State House
Delegation on December 5, 1996 to discuss the proposal.
DRAINS. Motion made and seconded to refer to the Town Engineer, Surveyor
of Highways and the Water and Sewer Department the letter from Margaret
Farrell, Chairman of the Shipyard Association, as it relates to street and
yard flooding in the low section of the Shipyard neighborhood. The Selectmen
would like these departments to report back to the Board. All in tavor.
PERMISSION. Motion made and seconded to approve the request of the Recreation,
Parks, and Forestry Department to approve the National Multiple Sclerosis
Society's request to hold a walkathon on April 12, 1997 to raise funds for
M. S. subject to Police Department approval. This walk is known as the Marblehead
Sea Stroll. All in favor.
LICENSE. One-day Entertainment. Motion made and seconded to approve
the reguest of Flynnies on the Avenue to have a one-day entertainment license
for their staff Christmas party on Tuesday, December 17, 1996 from 6:30
p.m. - 11:30 p.m. The entertainment will be a deejay. All in favor.
One-day All Alcoholic Beverage. Motion made and seconded to approve
the request of the Dolphin Yacht Club to have a one-day All Alcoholic Beverage
License for December 8, 19'96 trom 4:00 p.m to 11:55 p.m. All in favor.
In the future, the Board would like at least a two-week notice for such
ANNUAL TOWN MEETING. Motion made and seconded that the Annual Town Meeting
be held on Monday, May 5 1997 at 7:45 o'clock in the afternoon. All in favor.
Motion made and seconded to Open the Warrant for the May 5, 1997, Annual
Town Meeting. All in favor. Motion made and seconded to close the Warrant
for Town Government Boards and Commissions on Wednesday, January 29,1997
at 5 p.m. All in favor. Motion made and seconded to close the Warrant for
the general public on Wednesday, February 5, 1996 at 5 p.m All in favor.
SELECTMEN'S ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON DISABILITIES. Motion made and seconded
to appoint Lloyd Caswell as technical advisor to this committee. All in
LlCENSES. Alcoholic. Motion made and seconded to allow restaurants to
serve alcohol on New Years Eve until 1 a.m. January 1, 1997. All in favor.
Renewals - 1997. Motion made and seconded to renew the following licenses
Package Store Licenses for 1997 - All Alcoholic - Fee $1,100.00
Beach Bluff Liquors, Inc.
Beacon Hill Imports Co., Inc.
Haley's Public Market, Inc.
Marblehead Liquors, Inc.
Package Store Licenses for 1997 - Beer and Wine - Fee $600.00
Dixey's Five Corners Deli, Inc. (d/b/a Five Corners Delicatessen)
Crosby's Market, Inc. (d/b/a Samuel E. Penni & Sons)
Restaurant Licenses for 1997
All Alcoholic/Seven Day with Common Victualler License - Fee $1,100.00
The Barnacle Corp.
Fortune Palace III
F & H Enterprises, Inc. (d/b/a Rio Grande Cafe)
Marblehead Landing, Inc.
Jacob Marley's II, Inc.
Rip Tide Lounge, Inc.
Chan's Inc. (d/b/a The Mandarin Restaurant)
The Sail Loft, Inc.
Mast, Inc. (d/b/a Sand Bar & Grille)
Beer &Wine with Common Victualler License - Fee $600.00
The King's Rook, Inc.
Trattoria I1 Panino
Osteria di Bacco
Fraternal Organization Licenses for 1997 - All Alcoholic - Fee $450.00
Gerry #5 V.F.A. Inc
Header's Club, Inc.
V. F.W. Post #2005
Club Licenses - All Alcoholic - Fee $700.00
Boston Yacht Club
Corinthian Yacht Club
Tedesco Country Club
All in favor.
Motion made to hold a public hearing for cancellation or nonrenewal
of Rosalie's All Alcoholic/Seven Day with Common Victualler License. No
second. Motion made and seconded to approve Rosalie's All Alcoholic/Seven
Day with Common Victualler License. Three selectmen voted in favor, Mr.
TUCKER'S WHARF. Motion made and seconded to reject all bids for the
seawall at Tucker's Wharf. Three Selectmen voted in favor, Mr. Conly voted
present Motion made and seconded to re-advertise the contract in accordance
with the schedule put before the Selectmen by Town Planner Rebecca Curran.
Three selectmen voted in favor; Mr. Conly voted present.
TOWN ADMINISTRATOR. Chairman McNulty acknowledged the second anniversary
of Mr. Sasso being Town Administrator for the Town of Marblehead. Compliments
for a job well done were extended by all Board members.
Chairman McNulty acknowledge the recent death of Robert Triplett, the
founder of the Marblehead Reporter. Sympathy was extended to his family.
Motion made and seconded to adjourn at 9:15 p.m.
Patricia D. Charbonnier
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