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2015-04-15 (2)- ´┐Żn'k . 1, M Board: Board of Health Subcommittee: City of Beverly, Massachusetts Public Meeting Minutes Date: April 15, 2015 Place: Beverly Council on Aging, Arts & Crafts Room Board members present: Frank S. Carbone Jr. MD, William J. Alpine Jr. Board Members Absent: Susan Higgins (excused) Others present: William Burke, Director of Public Health, Teresa Kirsch, Public Health Nurse, Matt Lipinski, Animal Control Officer and Bruce Doig, Community Services Director Recorder: Kathleen McCullough Chairman Carbone called the meeting to order at 7:30 a.m. The minutes of the March 11, 2015 meeting were approved and accepted as mailed. Toni Curcuru of E P Management at Tucks Point is requesting a lifeguard waiver for the pool. She said there have been no issues and no changes to the pool since last year. A pool attendant is on the premises full time and a paid attendent seven days a week. Mr. Doyle from Hannah Village is also requesting a lifeguard waiver. There are no changes and regular testing is conducted. Mr. Alpine motioned to grant the lifeguard waivers to Tucks Point and Hannah Village. Vote unanimous. Stephen and Madeline August are applying for a Keeping of Animals permit. They are applying in conjuction with the next door neighbor Paul Speidal. The property is located at 6 & 8 -10 Lafavour Avenue and is a double lot. The two property owners will be sharing the coop. They plan to start out with four to five chickens but do not plan to have more than ten. They will compost the waste. Matt Lipinsky, Animal Control Officer, has approved the lot for the coop. Also attending the meeting was Michael and Carol Maglione of 6 Lafavour Avenue. They had some concerns regarding the noise, odor and rodent problems that may arise because of the chicken coop. Mr. Lipinsky assured them that there would be no roosters, and we have several chicken coops in Beverly with no problems. Also keep in mind that the permit is renewed annually and can be revoked if problems arise. The budget meeting with the Mayor and Finance Director is scheuled for April 21. The budget is level funded. The $1,844 for one employee union step raise was achieved by decreasing several other line items. The most significant was $1000 from the "maintenance" line item. As discussed at last months meeting, the Board is to consider eliminating the resident request option from this years Best Management Plan. The focus has moved from nuisance abatement to public health protection. The vote for the change was tabled and will be put on the agenda for next month due to a Board member being absent. A & B Burgers is slated to move into the old Bell Market space on Cabot St. They are asking to have open dining for the restaurant, which means it will be open to the elements, birds and insects. There will be a meeting on this topic on Friday with other department heads. The new owner will need to seek a variance from the Board of Health if they wish to proceed with this concept. The Household Hazardous Waste Day is scheduled for April 25t We have sent a press release, the vendors are in place, and the fliers have been sent out to the Schools. Mr. Burke, Teresa Kirsch, Mark Tolman and Joe Reale will attend the Annual Community Sanitation Seminar on April 15 which topics include Housing, Beaches, Recreation Camps, and Pools. Bruce Doig discussed the practice of swim testing all Recreation Department campers. Municipal private camps and schools are not included in this testing which becomes a problem when the city has outside groups coming into the park. The testing is a result of Christians Law. Also, on March 26 Joe Reale, Mark Tolman and Mr. Burke attended DEP Training. Mr. Burke, Kathy McCullough and Karen Alpine attended a meeting to implement an online payment system which we will be offered to the public. We have been working with UniBank to have it in use in the office. Mr. Burke is in the process of conducting Bio Safety inspections of all companies that hold a Biosafety permit. The next scheduled meeting is May 13, 2015. The meeting was adjourned at 8:25. Respectfully submitted, Kathy McCullough