Meeting dates may be subject to change. Unless otherwise indicated, Meetings start at 7:00 PM and are open to the public unless specifically stated as “Closed” or “Executive”.

Meetings are held at the Berlin Town Hall, 10 William Street, 2nd floor. For information about past meetings not available below, please submit a Request for Public Information.

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EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 23, 2020: Public Attendance at Mayor and Council Meetings will be prohibited. Meetings will continue to be live-streamed on the Town’s Facebook Page.

  • Meeting packets will be posted by 5:00 p.m. on the Wednesday before the meeting.
  • Written questions will be accepted to provide the Mayor and Council the opportunity to review and discuss BY 12:00 PM/NOON on the day of the meeting.  Submit to:
    • Email: info@berlinmd.gov, please use M&C Comments as your subject
    • Fax to: 410-641-2316
    • Mail to: Berlin Town Hall, Attn: M&C Comments, 10 Williams St., Berlin, MD 21811.  Mail should be posted no later close of business on the Friday before the meeting to help ensure delivery.
    • Drop off in one of the two drop boxes at Town Hall – one is at the rear of the building behind the stair tower, and the other is at the corner of Bay and Williams Street on the building.

To access the Meeting via live stream on Facebook, please click on the blue Facebook icon at the top of this page.  Unless specified, questions and comments will not be taken via Facebook.  The video recording of the meeting will be available within 72-hours (usually by the next morning) via the meeting date under “Past Meetings” below.

Upcoming Council Meetings

Past Council Meeting Minutes

November 23, 2020 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

November 23, 2020 6:30 PM (Executive Session)

6:30 PM               EXECUTIVE SESSION – Council Chambers
  1. Pursuant to Section §3-305(b)(7) – To consult with counsel to obtain legal advice on a legal matter.
  2. Pursuant to Section §3-305(b)(14) Before a contract is awarded or bids are opened, to discuss a matter directly related to a negotiating strategy or the contents of a bid or proposal, if public discussion or disclosure would adversely impact the ability of the public body to participate in the competitive bidding or proposal process.

November 16, 2020 6:00 PM (Special Executive Session)

November 09, 2020 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

October 26, 2020 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

October 21, 2020 10:00 AM (Council Orientation Worksession Part Two)

October 21, 2020 9:00 AM (Council Orientation Worksession Part One)

Limited public attendance at Mayor and Council and Board and Commission Meetings will be permitted based on Governor Hogan’s most recent Executive Order. These guidelines allow up to 75 percent capacity for indoor venues, with appropriate social distancing and face coverings for all attendees.
For this meeting, the Town of Berlin will implement these guidelines as follows:
1. All attendees will practice social distancing and will wear face coverings.
2. Seating will be first-come, first-served.
3. As this meeting is occurring during regular business hours, all entry will be through the main lobby located at the parking lot entrance.
This Worksession of the Mayor and Council will be livestreamed via Facebook.

October 13, 2020 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

Due to the continued limitations on gathering size as mandated by Governor Hogan, tonight’s swearing-in of our newly elected Mayor and Councilmembers will be limited to those officials’ family members, authorized officials and Town personnel and members of the press. The meeting will be broadcast via Facebook live as has been our practice for many months and will be available on the Town website by the end of the week. We apologize for any inconvenience.

September 28, 2020 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

September 14, 2020 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

August 24, 2020 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting – Canceled)

This meeting has been canceled due to a lack of agenda.

August 10, 2020 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

July 27, 2020 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

July 13, 2020 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

Due to technical difficulties with the audio for the live stream of the meeting, this meeting was cut short when we were made aware that those viewing online were unable to hear the proceedings. The audio only is accessible below and the video is posted for disclosure purposes.  Any items remaining on the agenda were postponed to the July 27, 2020 Regular Meeting. We apologize for any inconvenience and have addressed the issue.

June 22, 2020 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

June 08, 2020 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

May 26, 2020 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting (Tuesday))

Meeting date changed due to Monday, May 25, 2020 Memorial Day Holiday.

May 11, 2020 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

April 27, 2020 7:00 PM (7: 00 p.m. Mayor & Council Meeting)

April 27, 2020 5:30 PM (5: 30 p.m. Mayor & Council Budget Worksession)

Enterprise (Utility) Funds Budget Worksession

April 20, 2020 5:30 PM (CANCELED 5:30 p.m. Utilities Fund Budget Work Session)

Electric and Water Resources (Water, Wastewater, Stormwater) rescheduled to Monday, April 27, 2020.

April 13, 2020 7:00 PM (7: 00 p.m. Mayor & Council Meeting)

April 13, 2020 5:30 PM (5:30 p.m. Mayor & Council Budget Worksession)

General Fund Budget Worksession

April 06, 2020 5:30 PM (Cancelled – 5:30 p.m. General Fund Budget Work Session)

General Fund Departments, Fire and EMS rescheduled to Monday, April 13, 2020.

March 23, 2020 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting – Cancelled)

March 09, 2020 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

March 09, 2020 6:00 PM (6:00 p.m. Mayor & Council Worksession)

To discuss short-term rentals

February 24, 2020 7:00 PM (CANCELED Mayor & Council Meeting)

February 24, 2020 6:00 PM (CANCELED Mayor & Council Worksession)

To discuss short-term rentals

February 10, 2020 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

February 10, 2020 6:30 PM (Revenue Projections Work Session – 6:30 p.m.)

January 27, 2020 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

January 13, 2020 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

December 09, 2019 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

November 25, 2019 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

November 12, 2019 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

**Tuesday Meeting

October 28, 2019 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

October 23, 2019 2:00 PM (Special Executive Session)

October 15, 2019 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

**Tuesday Meeting

September 23, 2019 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

September 09, 2019 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

August 26, 2019 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

August 12, 2019 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

July 22, 2019 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

July 08, 2019 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

June 24, 2019 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

June 10, 2019 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

June 03, 2019 6:00 PM (Special Executive Session June 3, 2019)

May 28, 2019 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

**Tuesday Meeting

May 13, 2019 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

April 29, 2019 6:00 PM (Budget Work Session)

April 22, 2019 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

April 15, 2019 5:30 PM (Utilities Fund Work Session)

04.15.19 Utilities Fund Work Session

April 08, 2019 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

April 03, 2019 10:00 AM (Health Care Renewal Meeting)

Health Care Renewal Meeting

April 02, 2019 10:00 AM (Ocean’s East Entrance Site Visit)

Ocean’s East Entrance Site Visit

April 01, 2019 5:30 PM (General Fund Work Session)

04.01.19 General Fund Work Session

March 26, 2019 6:00 PM (Berlin Mayor and Council Listening Session)

Listening Session

March 25, 2019 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

March 18, 2019 6:00 PM (Making Berlin Resilient Community Meeting)

Berlin has received a grant to complete a Resilience Element for our Comprehensive Plan. As communities adjust to increasingly extreme weather events, stress on public facilities, and higher costs of services, there is growing need to not only plan for these events, but to also reduce the impacts through conscious climate adaptation and resilience planning. We want to hear what you think about climate change, funding our future, and growth. We're holding a series of meetings focused on Making Berlin Resilient at the following dates and times:
March 14th from 6 - 9 p.m. at Buckingham Elementary School
March 16th from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Worcester County Library
March 18th from 6 - 9 p.m. at TOWN HALL (location change)

March 16, 2019 10:00 AM (Making Berlin Resilient Community Meeting)

Berlin has received a grant to complete a Resilience Element for our Comprehensive Plan. As communities adjust to increasingly extreme weather events, stress on public facilities, and higher costs of services, there is growing need to not only plan for these events, but to also reduce the impacts through conscious climate adaptation and resilience planning. We want to hear what you think about climate change, funding our future, and growth. We're holding a series of meetings focused on Making Berlin Resilient at the following dates and times:
March 14th from 6 - 9 p.m. at Buckingham Elementary School
March 16th from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Worcester County Library
March 18th from 6 - 9 p.m. at TOWN HALL (location change)

March 14, 2019 6:00 PM (Making Berlin Resilient Community Meeting)

Berlin has received a grant to complete a Resilience Element for our Comprehensive Plan. As communities adjust to increasingly extreme weather events, stress on public facilities, and higher costs of services, there is growing need to not only plan for these events, but to also reduce the impacts through conscious climate adaptation and resilience planning. We want to hear what you think about climate change, funding our future, and growth. We're holding a series of meetings focused on Making Berlin Resilient at the following dates and times:
March 14th from 6 - 9 p.m. at Buckingham Elementary School
March 16th from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Worcester County Library
March 18th from 6 - 9 p.m. at TOWN HALL (location change)

March 11, 2019 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

February 25, 2019 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

February 21, 2019 4:30 PM (Budget Worksession)

February 11, 2019 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

January 28, 2019 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

January 14, 2019 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

December 24, 2018 7:00 PM (Cancelled: Mayor & Council Meeting)

December 10, 2018 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

November 26, 2018 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

November 13, 2018 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

Rescheduled due to Monday Holiday.

October 22, 2018 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

October 15, 2018 6:00 PM (Mayor and Council Special Executive Session)

October 09, 2018 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

Rescheduled due to Monday holiday.

September 24, 2018 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

September 10, 2018 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

August 27, 2018 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

August 20, 2018 5:30 PM (Special Executive Session)

Special Executive Session-5:30 PM

August 13, 2018 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

August 10, 2018 8:00 AM (Mayor & Council Special Executive Session)

July 23, 2018 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

July 09, 2018 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting-Meeting Cancelled)

Meeting Cancelled

June 25, 2018 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

June 11, 2018 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

June 05, 2018 6:30 PM (June 5, 2018 – Presentation of Fire and Emergency Medical Services Funding Study)

May 29, 2018 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

Rescheduled from 05/28 due to Memorial Day Holiday

May 15, 2018 6:00 PM (Special Executive Session 05.15.18)

May 14, 2018 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

April 30, 2018 5:30 PM (Utility Fund Work Session 04.30.18)

Utility Fund Work Session 04.30.18

April 23, 2018 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

April 16, 2018 5:30 PM (General Fund Work Session)

General Fund Work Session 04.16.18

April 12, 2018 6:00 PM (Special Executive Session)

Special Executive Session 04.12.18

April 09, 2018 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

April 05, 2018 4:00 PM (Mayor and Council AGH Cancer Center Tour)

The Mayor and Council are going to be touring the Atlantic General Hospital Cancer Center at 4pm.

March 26, 2018 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

March 12, 2018 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

February 12, 2018 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

February 08, 2018 5:30 PM (Emergency Preparedness for Elected Officials Training)

January 22, 2018 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

January 08, 2018 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

December 26, 2017 7:00 PM (Cancelled: Mayor & Council Meeting)

Meeting cancelled.

December 11, 2017 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

November 27, 2017 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting CANCELLED)

This meeting has been cancelled due to a lack of agenda.

November 13, 2017 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

October 23, 2017 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

October 10, 2017 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

Date changed due to Columbus Day Holiday.

September 25, 2017 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

September 11, 2017 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

August 28, 2017 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

August 14, 2017 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

July 24, 2017 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

July 10, 2017 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

June 26, 2017 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

June 12, 2017 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

May 22, 2017 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

May 08, 2017 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

May 01, 2017 5:30 PM (FY2018 Utility Funds Budget Work Session)

FY2018 Utility Funds Budget Work Session 5:30PM

April 24, 2017 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

April 17, 2017 5:30 PM (FY2018 General Fund Budget Work Session)

FY2018 General Fund Budget Work Session 5:30PM

April 10, 2017 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

March 27, 2017 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

March 13, 2017 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

February 27, 2017 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

February 13, 2017 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

January 23, 2017 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

January 09, 2017 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

December 27, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting CANCELLED)

CANCELLED

December 12, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

November 28, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

November 14, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

October 24, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

October 11, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

Date changed due to Columbus Day Holiday.

September 26, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

September 12, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

August 22, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

August 08, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

Meeting cancelled due to lack of quorum.

July 25, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

July 11, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

June 27, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

CANCELLED: Due to a lack of quorum, there will be no Berlin Town Council Meeting on Monday, June 27, 2016.The public hearings scheduled for that evening regarding leash laws will be held at the following Council meeting July 11, 2016.

June 13, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

06/13/16 Council Packet

May 23, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

Packet and agenda for 05/23/16  

May 09, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

05/09/16 Web Packet

May 02, 2016 6:00 PM (Utilities Fund Budget Work Session)

Utilities Fund Budget Work Session

April 25, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

Mayor and Council Packet 04/25/16

April 18, 2016 5:30 PM (General Fund Budget Work Session)

General Fund Budget Work Session

April 11, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

March 28, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

3/28/16 Council Packet   

March 14, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

Web packet for 3/14/16

February 22, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

Council Web Packet 2/22/16

February 08, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

02/08/16 Mayor and Council Packet

January 25, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

1/25/16 Council packet

January 11, 2016 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

01/11/16 Council Packet

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Upcoming Events

Thu 26

Holiday-Thanksgiving

November 26 - November 27
Town Hall
Town offices will be closed Thursday and Friday.  If normal trash collection is Thursday or Friday, trash will be collected...
Fri 27

Ice Ice Berlin Art Stroll & Holiday Shop Night

November 27 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Downtown Berlin
Ice Ice baby... Holiday Carved Ice Art Sculptures by Erik Cantine will be lit up & placed all over downtown...
Dec 02

Historic District Commission

December 2 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Town Hall
Dec 03

Berlin Christmas Parade – CANCELED

December 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Downtown Berlin
Celebrate the holiday season as people fill the streets to watch the marching bands, dance teams, fire companies and local...
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