Designer Selection Committee Meeting

Agenda for the Designer Selection Committee May 6, 2020
Agenda for the Designer Selection Committee May 6, 2020
Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am

NOTICE OF MEETING You are hereby notified that the Salem Designer Selection Committee will hold a meeting on WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 2020 9AM via remote participation with instructions posted to in accordance with Chapter 40A of the Massachusetts General Laws and Governor Baker’s Emergency Order dated March 12, 2020.

Important Announcement: Pursuant to Governor Baker’s March 12, 2020 Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §18, and the Governor’s March 15, 2020 Order imposing strict limitation on the number of people that may gather in one place, this public meeting of the City of Salem Designer Selection Committee is being conducted via remote participation to the greatest extent possible. Specific information and the general guidelines for remote participation by members of the public and/or parties with a right and/or requirement to attend this meeting can be found on the city’s website, at, and on the committee web page, at

For this meeting, members of the public who wish to watch, listen or provide comment during the meeting may do so in the following manners:

Remote Participation Instructions:

             · Go to the website link

and enter password: 362568, or

 Go to the website link and enter meeting ID # 895-7606-5300, or  


Dial toll-free phone number 877-853-5257. When prompted enter meeting ID # 895-7606-5300. Those only dialing in will not have access to the direct video feed of the meeting.

The meeting will be opened at 8:45 A.M. to allow members of the public to test their audio. During portions of the meeting in which public comment is permitted, members of the public who have “raised their hand” in Zoom will be called on to offer comments. In order to raise a hand, members of the public using the Zoom computer of phone application may click the “Raise Hand” button; members of the public dialing in may press “*9” to raise their hand to speak.

No in-person attendance of members of the public will be permitted, but every effort will be made to ensure that the public can adequately access the proceedings in real time, via technological means. In the event that we are unable to do so, despite best efforts, we will post on the city’s website an audio or video recording, transcript, or other comprehensive record of proceedings as soon as possible after the meeting. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate this challenging situation for our community and the world.




1.Evaluation of Architectural Services for the Design of the Pioneer Village living History Museum & Visitor’s Center, Project #20-51-170

Introductions and Roles

Review of Minimum Criteria

Discussion of Evaluation Criteria

Discussion of Short Listing

Next Steps