Town of Groton
Meeting Notice

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

Select Board Meeting

Monday, June 4 2018 at 7:00 PM
Town Hall: First Floor Meeting Room, 173 Main Street Groton, MA

This meeting was posted Wednesday, May 30 2018 at 10:20 AM



MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2018





            7:00 P.M.        Announcements and Review Agenda for the Public

             7:05 P.M.        Public Comment Period – Votes May Be Taken

             7:06 P.M.        Annual Reorganization of the Select Board – Votes May Be Taken

 7:10 P.M. Town Manager’s Report

  1. Select Board’s Agenda Schedule
  2. Consider Ratifying the Town Manager’s Appointment of Fire Chief Steele McCurdy as Acting Emergency Management Director – Vote May Be Taken
  3. Review Matrix Operational Audit Recommendations of the Land Use Departments with the Land Use Director/Town Planner – Vote May Be Taken
  4. Consider Approval of a Sale of Land from MBTA to Michael Cote of 16 West Main Street – Vote May Be Taken
  5. Discuss Results and Determine Next Steps of 2018 Annual Election Non-Binding Recreational Marijuana Questions – Votes May Be Taken
  6. Review and Consider Approval of Draft Charge of Fire Department Task Force – Vote May Be Taken
  7. Approve Duck Pond License Agreement – Vote May Be Taken
  8. Update from Town Manager on Prescott Engineering Review – Vote May Be Taken
  9. Establish Town Counsel RFP Review Process – Vote May Be Taken
  10. Approve Summer Meeting Schedule of the Select Board – Vote May Be Taken
  11. Consider Approving a One Day Beer and Wine License for First Parish Church for an Event to be Held at the Herb Lyceum on June 24, 2018 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM – Vote May Be Taken
  12. Consider Approving a One Day Beer and Wine License for the Groton Conservation Trust for an Event to be Held at the General Field on June 7, 2018 from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM – Vote May Be Take


 ON-GOING ISSUES – Votes and Action May Be Taken

  1. Police Chief Search
  2. Prescott School Disposition/RFP
  3. Town Counsel RFP
  4. Signage/Traffic at Intersection of Route 119/West Street
  5. Town Manager Review Policy Update
  6. Memorandum of Understanding – Four Corner Sewer District Repayment
  7. Proposed Policy on Major Initiative Planning
  8. Senior Center Building Project
  9. Operational Audit Recommendations/Implementation
  10. Charter Approval/Implementation of New Provisions
  11. Local Room Occupancy Tax – How to Account for in FY 2020 Budget
  12. Proposed Bylaw for Permanent Building Committee
  13. Route 119 Sidewalk Installation
  14. Recreational Marijuana
  15. Florence Roche Elementary School Feasibility Study
  16. Building Fee Waivers
  17. Task Force to Consider Adding Additional Police Officers
  18. Task Force to Consider Having a Full-Time 24/7 Fire Department
  19. Union Negotiations


  1. Minutes: Regularly Scheduled Meeting of April 23, 2018

                                    Regularly Scheduled Meeting of May 7, 2018

                                    Regularly Scheduled Meeting of May 15, 2018

                                    Regularly Scheduled Meeting of May 21, 2018


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.