8. COMMUNICATIONS- from elected officials, boards, committees, and staff commission reports, correspondence and announcements
2021-060 Reappointments to a Board/Committee/Commission: Town of Barnstable’s Representative to the Steamship Authority’s Board of Governors: Robert Jones, as a regular member to a term expiring 12/31/2023; Town of Barnstable’s Representative to the Woods Hole, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Steamship Authority Port Council: Eric Shufelt, as a regular member to a term expiring 12/31/22 (Second Reading) (May be acted upon) (Roll Call Majority)
2021-061 Acceptance of a Fiscal Year 2021 Municipal American Disability Act Improvement grant in the amount of $250,000 from the Massachusetts Office on Disability for completion of an American Disability Act Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan (May be acted upon) (Roll Call Majority).
2021-062 Acceptance of the grant of a water easement from OCW Retail-Hyannis, LLC for water main extension (May be acted upon) (Roll Call Majority)
2021-063 Appropriation Order in the amount of $85,000 for the purpose of paying operating expenses of the Legal Department for the services of the law firm of Anderson & Kreiger which is serving as outside counsel to the Town with respect to two Notices of Intent to Sue received from the Conservation Law Foundation (Refer to Public Hearing 01/21/2021).
2021-064 Acceptance of a Fiscal Year 2021 Municipal Road Safety Grant in the amount of $39,999.80 from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (May be acted upon) (Roll Call Majority)
EXECUTIVE SESSION The Town Council will enter Executive Session pursuant to G.L. c. 30A, sec. 21(a) (3) to discuss strategy with respect to litigation since a discussion in open session may have detrimental effect on the litigating position of the Town and Town Council. Specifically, the Council will discuss the two Notices of Intent to File Suit dated August 5, 2020 and September 16, 2020, respectively, sent by the Conservation Law Foundation to the Town regarding claims under the Federal Clean Water Act and the Massachusetts Title 5 septic regulations