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July 10, 1996

Board met in Regular Session 7:30 p.m. in their Meeting Room in Abbot Hall

Present (constituting a quorum):
Thomas A. McNulty
William E. Conly
Diane E. St. Laurent
William M. Purdin
F. Reed Cutting, Jr.
Anthony M. Sasso, Administrator

CONTRACT. A & M Rooflng of Andover. Motion made and seconded to authorize Chairman McNulty to sign a Notice of Award for the E-911/Police Station project to A & M Roofing of Andover, the lowest eligible and responsible bidder (c. 149 s.44A) with a base bid of $569,693.00 and a deduct alternate of $ 11,000 making the total bid price for the project with alternate #l $558,693.00. A & M Roofing then has 10 days to submit the required bonds and execute a contract. This contract will be reviewed by Town Counsel prior to the Board of Selectmen's signatures. All in favor.

MINUTES. Motion made and seconded to approve the minutes of July 2, 1996 with the following change. Alan Ravmond's letter of resignation indicates his resignation as Chairman of the Cable TV Oversight Committee. Mr. Raymond will continue as a member of the Oversight Comrnittee. All in favor.

SCHOOL COMMITTEE. Letter read from Jackie Belf-Becker indicating her resignation from the School Committee. The Board commended Mrs. Belf-Becker for her integrity, determination and commitment. Her service to the Town will be missed.

TOWN OWNED BUILDINGS. Letter read from Donald J. Flynn regarding the present program of maintaining town owned buildings. He suggests that if all town buildings, including school buildings, were under the control of a superintendent of town buildings and answering to the Capital Planning Board a budgetary program could be established prioritizing projects. The Board encouraged the School Department to meet with the Capital Planning Cormmittee and the Finance Committee concerning this and get back to the Board.

LICENSE. All Alcoholic Beverage. Rinaldo's. (This portion ofthe meeting in on audio cassette. Attorney Paul Yasi representing Rinaldo's and Attorney Thomas Egan representing Rockett Realty, appeared before the Board to give an update on the status of the sale ofthis restaurant. Motion made and seconded to reserve July 31, 1996 at 7:35 p.m. for a hearing. Vote was 4 to I with Mr. Conly opposed.

SCHOOL COMMITTEE. Letter from Jody Magee ofthe Marblehead School Committee asking the Board to schedule a joint session with the School Committee so that they may act on applications received. September 11, 1996 was reserved subject to Mr. Sasso's discussion with the Superintendent of Schools to see if this date meets the Cormmittee's needs.

LICENSE. Entertainment. Landing Restaurant. Motion made and seconded to invite Albert J. Scullin, manager ofthe Landing Restaurant in on July 24, 1996 at 7:45 p.m. for a discussion on the investigation of Lt. Dave Millett concerning violations of the Entertainment License. All in favor.

PARKING. Letter read from Lt. Dave Millett in response to complaints about the parking of large trailers along Beacon Street between Green Street and Schooner Ridge. Motion made and seconded to place signs "NO PARKING FROM 12:00 MIDNIGHT TO 7:00 A.M." in this area and to reinforce this restriction by towing violators from this location. All in favor.

TRAFFIC AND SAFETY. A discussion was held concerning speed zoning in down town areas. Mr. Conly pointed out the difficulties in enforcing speed zoning in this area and that this is a cornmon sense issue. Mr. Sasso will talk to Lt. Millett regarding this and have police presence in that area.

LICENSE. All Alcoholic Beverage. Rosalie's Restaurant. (This portion ofthe meeting is on audio cassette.) Attorney Lawrence Plavnick appeared representing Rosalie's Restaurant with an update on the process of the sale of this restaurant. Motion made and seconded to continue this hearing to August 21, 1996 at 7:35 p.m. Selectmen Conly stated that at that time he will ask for consideration of revocation of the license. All in favor.

NYNEX. Appeared David Walsh, of NYNEX to seek permission to locate a new pole on the southeasterly side of Monroe Road. On a poled vote: Mr. Cutting, in favor: Mr. Purdin, in favor; Mrs. St. Laurent, in favor; Mr. Conly, in favor; Mr. McNulty, in favor. Unanimous vote.

Motion made and seconded to adjourn at 8:40 p.m. All in favor.

Christine Morgan

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