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<br />Selectmen’s Meeting <br />January 4, 2016 <br /> <br />A meeting of the Board of Selectmen was held on Monday, January 4, 2016, at 6:30 p.m., in the <br />Selectmen’s Meeting Room of the Town Office Building. Mr. Pato, Chairman, Mr. Kelley, Mr. <br />Cohen, Ms. Ciccolo and Ms. Barry; Mr. Valente, Town Manager; and Ms. Pease, Executive <br />Clerk were present. <br /> <br />Executive Session <br /> <br />Upon motion duly made and seconded, it was voted 5-0 by roll call to go into executive session <br />to consider the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property - former Munroe School and <br />Historical Society Parking Parcel on Edison Way, and to reconvene in open session. Further, the <br />Chairman declared that an open meeting discussion may have a detrimental effect on the <br />negotiating position of the Town. <br /> <br />Public Comment <br /> <br />Mr. Max Pesner, 15 Dewey Rd. re: proposed legislation banning assault weapons in Lexington. <br />We already have a state law that regulates that very well. Going to be expensive battle. <br />Mr. Pato indicated it will be a Town meeting warrant article submitted by residents. <br /> <br />Mr. Manz presented the Lexington HS Hockey Team which played the first annual game against <br />Bedford HS Team and it included an ice cream wager. The game raised $4,000 for the Kent J. <br />Riley Fund. Mr. Manz introduced the captain and co-captains and Ms. Barry presented the three <br />of them with Lexington badges. <br /> <br />Selectmen Concerns and Liaison Reports <br />No reports <br /> <br />Town Manager Report <br /> <br />Mr. Valente announced two items: Pleased to announce two promotions in the Police Dept. from <br />Sergeant to Lieutenant: Kevin Veno and Colleen Dunbar McLean. The second item was the <br />Board asked about article in Boston Globe about the Public Records Law conducted by <br />Northeastern. One request was sent to the Police Chief about use of force policy which is on the <br />website. That was responded to the same day. The other request was for payroll information to <br />the Town Clerk Office’s forwarded to Human Resources Office. Request not clear so the HR <br />director asked for clarification of the request. Did not receive a response back. Reminder <br />received after 10 days. Sent what we thought they were asking for that day. <br /> <br />Discuss Expectations for Center Streetscape Meetings for January 12 and 25 <br /> <br />This coming Tuesday there will be a public meeting in Cary Memorial Building at 7 p.m. to hear <br />comments and concerns about design details about the project from the Police Station to Meriam <br />Street, including sidewalk materials, street lighting, sidewalk furniture, bicycle accommodations, <br /> <br />