Town of Groton
Meeting Notice

Town Clerk
173 Main Street
Groton, MA 01450
(978) 448-1100

Board of Selectmen Meeting

Monday, July 11 2016 at 6:00 PM
Town Hall: First Floor Meeting Room, 173 Main Street Groton, MA

This meeting was posted Wednesday, July 6 2016 at 11:50 AM


TUESDAY, JULY 11, 2016

6:00 P.M. Announcements and Review Agenda for the Public

6:05 P.M. Public Comment Period – Votes May Be Taken

I. 6:10 P.M. Town Manager’s Report
1. Selectmen’s Agenda Schedule
2. Consider Ratification of New Agreement between Town of Groton and Police Chief Donald Palma – Vote May Be Taken
3. Consider Adopting Rules and Regulations for the Use of Fitch’s Bridge – Vote May Be Taken
4. Discuss Future of GELD Surplus Property on Station Avenue – Vote May Be Taken
5. Consider Approval of Complete Streets Policy – Vote May Be Taken
6. Discuss Impact of the Outcome of June 30, 2016 Special Override Election on the FY 2017 Town Operating Budget – Vote May Be Taken
7. Consider Town Manager’s Proposals to Amend Town Charter – Specifically Changing Charter to Allow Town Manager to Approve All Expense and Payroll Warrants and Change the Position of Town Clerk from an Elected Position to an Appointed Position – Votes May Be Taken
8. Review Town Counsel’s Opinions on Policies to Address More Than Two Selectmen Attending a Non-Posted Meeting and Access to Town Counsel – Votes May Be Taken
9. Fiscal Year 2016 Review of the Groton Country Club Budget – Vote May Be Taken
10. Consider Approving Various Line Item Transfers in the FY 2016 Operating Budget Needed to Finalize the FY 2016 Budget – Vote May Be Taken

II. 6:30 P.M. Kevin Forsmo, Budget Sustainability Committee Update – Votes May Be Taken



III. Minutes: - Regularly Scheduled Meeting of June 6, 2016
- Regularly Scheduled Meeting of June 13, 2016
- Executive Session Meeting of June 13, 2016
- Executive Session Meeting of June 28, 2016
- Executive Session Meeting of May 2, 2016
- Consider Release of All Executive Session Minutes Relative to Police Chief
Negotiations – Votes May Be Taken


The listing of topics that the Chair reasonably anticipates will be discussed at the meeting is not intended as a guarantee of the topics that will have been discussed. Not all topics listed may in fact be discussed, and other topics not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.