Board of Selectmen

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Event Date: 
May 23, 2017 - 6:15pm

The Wellfleet Board of Selectmen will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 6:15 p.m. at the Wellfleet Senior Center, 715 Old Kings Highway, Wellfleet, MA 02667. It is anticipated that the meeting will be recorded by the Town. Anyone else desiring to record the meeting may do so only after notifying the chair and may not interfere with the conduct of the meeting in doing so.

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  1. Pursuant to G.L. c. 30A, §21(a)(3), to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining and litigation if the Chair declares that an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the Town’s bargaining and litigating position, the Board will review the status and strategy regarding Cumberland Farms, Inc. v. Dennis Murphy, et al. as the Board of Selectmen, Land Court C.A. No. 17 MISC 000247 (KCL)
  2. Adjournment of the executive session and reconvening in open session



  1. Announcements, Open Session and Public Comment [7:00] Note: Public comments must be brief.  The Board will not deliberate or vote on any matter raised solely during Announcements & Public Comment.
  2. Public Hearing(s) [7:05]
    1. Application of Finley JP’s, John Pontius, Manager, 554 State Highway, Wellfleet, MA to transfer the Annual All Alcoholic Restaurant License from Fineley JP’s to C Shore, Kelly Oakes, Manager
    2. Application of Hardas Corp to amend the underground fuel storage license at 2619 State Highway, Route 6. Said amended license will provide for the storage of 20,000 gallons.
  3. Appointments/Reappointments
    1. Reappointment of full-time police officers with term from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018:
  • Ryan Murphy
  • Laecio De Oliveira
  • Mark Braun
  • Ryan Golden
    1. Reappointment of Special Police Officers with term from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018:
  • Scott Higgins
  • Jonathan Hale
  • Jerre Austin
  • Bryan Dufresne
  • Marc Spigel
  • Nicholas Daley
  • Kyle Kochanowicz
  • Desmond Keogh
  • John Szucs
    1. Reappointment of Special Police Officer/Department with term from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018
  • Chaplain: Paul Cullity.
    1. Appointment of Special Police Officer with term from May 24, 2017 to June 30, 2018:
  • Edward Garneau
  1. Use of Town Property Request(s)
    1. Emily Wettleson/Roaming Hunger to use two parking spaces at Mayo Beach on May 31, 2017 from noon to 6 pm to distribute free samples of promotional packaged candy to beach-goers.
    2. Zach Pawa/Sacred Surf School to use White Crest Beach from June 1 to August 31, 2017, 9 am-5 pm for surf lessons.
    3. Eric Gustafson to use Chipman Cove/Indian Neck, Paine Hollow, Duck Harbor, Long Pond, Herring River from May 1 to November 1, 2017 for SUP, surf, windsurf and kitesurf lessons.
    4. Harriett Korim/Cape Cool to use the Transfer Station Swap Shop on May 27 for 25th Annual fundraising event to benefit S.E.A Scholarship Fund.
  2. Licenses
    1. Food Truck License: 1. Solace Food Truck
    2.  Common Victualler’s License: 1. Leeside Café; 2. Solace Food Truck; 3. C Shore
    3. Weekday Entertainment License: C Shore (former Finely JP’s)
  3. Business
    1. Review of request to consider incorporating the abandoned portion of road on Map 47 to the greenbelt of Great Woods Field development [Michael Ford] (15 min.)
    2. Authorize the TA to sign a contract for Wellfleet Police Station - Material Testing & Inspection services for up to $7,500 (5 min.)
    3. Discussion of Animal Control Officer [Police Chief] (10 min.)
    4. Discuss and authorize a net metering contract with CVEC
    5. Creation of Recycling Gift Fund [TA] (5 min.)
    6. Creation of Beautification Gift Fund [TA] (5 min.)
    7. Sign MOA with Cape Cod Commission for DLTA Fund Grant (5min.)
    8. Renewal of concessions contract at Maguire Landing - Solace Food Truck, Michael Banghard (5 min)
  4. Town Administrator’s Report
  5. Topics for Future Discussion
  6. Correspondence and Vacancy Report
  7. Minutes [April 24 & May 9, 2017]
  8. Adjournment