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Past Council Meeting Minutes

June 10, 2024 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

June 10, 2024 6:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor and Council)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY TO CLOSED SESSION, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)

(1) To discuss a personnel matter; (3) To consider the acquisition of real property for a public purpose; and (7) To consult with counsel to obtain legal advice on a legal matter and (8) To consult with staff, consultants, or other individuals about pending or potential litigation;

June 03, 2024 6:00 PM (Work Session of the Mayor & Council)

Quarterly Meeting Work Session w/ Berlin Fire Company & Emergency Medical Services

Held at Berlin Town Hall, 10 William Street, Berlin, MD, 2nd floor Council Chambers. Work Sessions are open to the public with public participation at the Mayor’s discretion.

May 28, 2024 7:00 PM (*Mayor and Council Meeting)

*Normal date falls on a holiday.

May 13, 2024 6:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor and Council)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY TO CLOSE SESSION, General Provisions Article, §3- 305(b):

A. (1) To discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, r officials over whom this public body has jurisdiction; or any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals;
a. Discussion re: Personnel matters affecting one or more specific individuals.

B. (3) To consider the acquisition of real property for a public purpose and matters directly related thereto;
a. Acquisition of real property for public facilities.

April 22, 2024 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

April 22, 2024 6:30 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor and Council)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY TO CLOSE SESSION, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b): (1) To discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom this public body has jurisdiction; or any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals;

a. Discussion re: Personnel matter affecting one or more specific individuals.

April 15, 2024 5:00 PM (Work Session of the Mayor & Council (Budget Work Session))

Utilities Fund FY25 Budget Work Session (Electric, Water, Wastewater, and Storm Water Funds).

Work Session to be held in the Town Hall Council Chambers. The meeting is open to public attendance; however, no public comment will be taken.  

April 10, 2024 6:15 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting – Notice of Quorum)

Notice of Quorum

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
6:15 PM
at the Berlin Library

Please take notice that three or more members of the Town of Berlin Mayor and Council may be together on the above date and time to attend the Community Center Kick-Off Event at the Berlin Library located at 13 Harrison Avenue, Berlin.

April 08, 2024 9:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor and Council)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY TO CLOSE SESSION, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b): (1) To discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom this public body has jurisdiction; or any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals;

a. Discussion re: Personnel matter affecting one or more specific individuals.

April 08, 2024 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

April 08, 2024 6:00 PM (Work Session of the Mayor and Council)

To review BEACON Strategic Plan Phase III

April 02, 2024 5:00 PM (Work Session of the Mayor & Council (General Fund Budget Work Session))

General Fund Budget Work Session FY25 (Town Departments, Berlin Fire Company, and Berlin Fire Company EMS).

Work Session to be held in the Town Hall Council Chambers. The meeting is open for public attendance; however, no public comments will be taken.

March 27, 2024 6:00 PM (Work Session of the Mayor & Council)

Quarterly meeting Work Session of the Mayor and Council with the Berlin Fire Company & Emergency Medical Services.

Meeting to be held in the Town Hall Council Chambers. The meeting is open to public attendance; Public participation is at the discretion of the Mayor.  

March 25, 2024 9:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor and Council)

March 25, 2024 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

March 25, 2024 6:00 PM (Work Session of the Mayor & Council)

Discussion: To review the Worcester County Comprehensive Plan

Meeting to be held in the Town Hall Council Chambers and is open to public attendance; Public participation is at the discretion of the Mayor.  

March 11, 2024 6:30 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor and Council)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY TO CLOSED SESSION, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b):

(3) To consider the acquisition of real property for a public purpose and matters directly related thereto.

March 07, 2024 2:30 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting – Notice of Quorum)

NOTICE OF QUORUM

Thursday, Match 7, 2024
2:30 PM

Please take notice that three or more members of the Town of Berlin Mayor and Council may be together on the above date and time to attend the Demolition Kick-Off Event at Heron Park. Heron Park is located at 10009 Old Ocean City Boulevard, Berlin.

March 05, 2024 10:00 AM (Mayor & Council – Notice of Quorum)

NOTICE OF QUORUM

Tuesday, March 5, 2024
10:00 AM

Please take notice that three or more members of the Town of Berlin Mayor and Council may be together on the above date and time to attend a meeting of the Worcester County Commissioners. The meeting will take place at the Worcester County Government Center, Room 1101, One West Market Street, Snow Hill, Maryland 21863.

February 26, 2024 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

February 26, 2024 6:30 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor and Council)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY TO CLOSED SESSION, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b) (1) To discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom this public body has jurisdiction; or any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals.

February 12, 2024 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

February 05, 2024 5:00 PM (Special Open Meeting of the Mayor & Council)

Special Open Meeting of the Mayor & Council to discuss Application in the 2024 Community Development Administration Local Government Infrastructure Financing Program.

Meeting to be held in the Town Hall Council Chambers and is open to public attendance; Public participation is at the discretion of the Mayor.  

January 22, 2024 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

January 08, 2024 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

January 08, 2024 6:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor and Council)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY TO CLOSE SESSION, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b) (3)

  1. To consider the acquisition of real property for a public purpose and matters directly related thereto; Purpose: To consider the purchase of real property for use as public parking.

December 20, 2023 6:00 PM (Work Session of the Mayor and Council)

Quarterly meeting Work Session of the Mayor and Council with the Berlin Fire Company & Emergency Medical Services.

Meeting to be held in the Town Hall Council Chambers. The meeting is open to public attendance; Public participation is at the discretion of the Mayor.  

December 11, 2023 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

December 11, 2023 6:00 PM (Work Session of the Mayor & Council)

6 PM WORK SESSION – TOWN HALL CONFERENCE ROOM

Work Session with Delegation from District 38 before the State Legislative Session

Meeting is open to public attendance, but public participation is at the discretion of the Mayor.

December 04, 2023 5:00 PM (Mayor and Council – Notice of Quorum)

Posted December 4, 2023

 

NOTICE OF QUORUM

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

5:00 PM

 

Please take notice that three or more members of the Town of Berlin Mayor and Council may be together on the above date and time at the Public Works facility located at 309 William Street to prepare the Mayor and Council’s Christmas Parade entry.

November 27, 2023 7:30 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

November 27, 2023 6:00 PM (Work Session of the Mayor and Council)

Work Session to further discuss the Town of Berlin Employee Step & Grade System.

Meeting to be held in the Town Hall Council Chambers.

This meeting is open to public attendance; Public participation is at the discretion of the Mayor. 

November 13, 2023 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

Please note: The printed packets distributed at the meeting will be a condensed version of this document. Printed copies of any supplemental document are available upon request.

November 13, 2023 6:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor & Council)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY TO CLOSE SESSION, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b) (7) To consult with counsel to obtain legal advice on a legal matter.

November 02, 2023 5:00 PM (Special Open Meeting of the Mayor and Council)

Selection of Council Vice President Pro Tempore.

This meeting is open to the public.

October 23, 2023 9:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor and Council)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY TO CLOSE SESSION, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b) (1) To discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom this public body has jurisdiction; or any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals.

October 23, 2023 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

October 23, 2023 6:00 PM (Water Well #3 Ribbon Cutting)

October 10, 2023 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

October 10, 2023 6:00 PM (Work Session of the Mayor and Council – at Heron Park facility)

Work Session will take place on-site at the Heron Park facility. There will be no Facebook live stream available.

NOTE: Due to the potentially unsafe environment of the former processing plant, the public may attend on the following conditions:

1. Appropriate footwear must be worn (no open toes/heels).
2. A hardhat or other protective headgear must be worn.
3. Must have a flashlight.
4. A signed Hold Harmless Agreement will be required. Click here for agreement.

For the Press: The conditions above apply.

As this is a Work Session of the Mayor and Council, questions and comments from the public will be entertained at the Mayor’s discretion.

September 25, 2023 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

September 20, 2023 6:00 PM (Work Session of the Mayor & Council)

Quarterly meeting Work Session of the Mayor and Council with the Berlin Fire Company & Emergency Medical Services.

Meeting to be held in the Town Hall Council Chambers. The meeting is open to public attendance; Public participation is at the discretion of the Mayor.  

September 11, 2023 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

August 28, 2023 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

August 28, 2023 5:00 PM (Work Session of the Mayor & Council)

Discussion re: Heron Park

Please Note: the start time for this meeting has been changed to 5 PM.

August 21, 2023 5:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

Please Note: The agenda for this meeting includes Action Items only.

A traditional agenda format will resume for the next Mayor and Council meeting on Monday, August 28th.

August 14, 2023 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting – RESCHEDULED)

This meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, August 21, 2023, at 5 PM.

August 14, 2023 6:00 PM (Work Session of the Mayor & Council – CANCELED)

July 24, 2023 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

July 24, 2023 6:00 PM (Work Session of the Mayor & Council)

Discussion re: Heron Park

July 10, 2023 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

June 26, 2023 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

Packet updated 6/23/23 9:02 AM.

June 12, 2023 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

June 12, 2023 6:30 PM (Work Session of the Mayor & Council)

Work Session to further discuss the Berlin Fire Company/EMS Proposed Contract Revisions.

Meeting to be held in the Town Hall Council Chambers. The meeting is open to public attendance; Public participation is at the discretion of the Mayor.  

May 22, 2023 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

May 22, 2023 6:00 PM (Work Session of the Mayor & Council)

Work Session to further discuss the Wage Compensation & Salary Study and Berlin Fire Company/EMS Proposed Contract Revisions.

Meeting to be held in the Town Hall Council Chambers. The meeting is open to public attendance; Public participation is at the discretion of the Mayor.  

May 08, 2023 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

April 24, 2023 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

April 18, 2023 6:00 PM (Community Meeting)

In collaboration with the Town of Berlin and the Maryland Coastal Bays Program, EA Engineering, Science and Technology, Inc. will conduct a Community Meeting to review upcoming Town of Berlin stormwater management projects.

Public attendance is encouraged; the Meeting will not be live-streamed on Facebook.

Please Note: Members of the Town of Berlin Mayor & Council will be attending the Upcoming Stormwater Management Projects Community Meeting on Tuesday, April 18th, 2023 at 6 p.m. in the Town Hall Council Chambers. This notice is posted in the interest of transparency since there may be a quorum of the Council in attendance at this meeting.

April 17, 2023 5:00 PM (Work Session of the Mayor & Council)

Utilities Fund Budget Work Session (Electric, Water, Wastewater, and Storm Water Funds).

 

Work Session to be held in the Town Hall Council Chambers. The meeting is open to public attendance; Public participation is at the discretion of the Mayor.  

April 10, 2023 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

April 10, 2023 5:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor & Council)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY TO CLOSE SESSION, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b): (1) To discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom this public body has jurisdiction; or any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals;

  1. Discussion item: Draft Wage Compensation and Salary Study

April 03, 2023 5:00 PM (Work Session of the Mayor & Council (Budget Work Session))

General Fund Budget Work Session FY24 (Town Departments, Berlin Fire Company, and Berlin Fire Company EMS).

Work Session to be held in the Town Hall 2nd Floor Conference Room. The meeting is open for public attendance; Public participation is at the discretion of the Mayor.

March 27, 2023 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

March 27, 2023 6:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor & Council)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY TO CLOSE SESSION, State Government Article, §10-508(a) (1)

(1) To discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom this public body has jurisdiction; or any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals;

Discussion re: PayPoint HR Wage and Compensation Study Findings

March 23, 2023 6:30 PM (Work Session of the Mayor and Council)

Work Session with Berlin Fire Company and Berlin Fire Company EMS.

Work Session to be held in the Town Hall Council Chambers. The meeting is open to public attendance, but public participation is at the discretion of the Mayor.

March 23, 2023 6:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor & Council)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY TO CLOSE SESSION, State Government Article, §10-508(a) (14)

(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.

March 13, 2023 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

March 13, 2023 6:00 PM (Work Session of the Mayor & Council – CANCELLED)

February 27, 2023 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

February 27, 2023 6:00 PM (Work Session of the Mayor & Council)

The Mayor and Council will meet to discuss a new multi-year plan for use of Local Impact Grant (LIG)
funds.

1. Review Projected LIG Revenues for FY2024, FY2025, and FY2026
2. Discuss Prioritization of Projects

Work Session to be held in the Town Hall Council Chambers. The Meeting is open for public attendance; public participation is at the discretion of the Mayor.

February 13, 2023 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

February 13, 2023 6:00 PM (Work Session of the Mayor & Council)

Work Session of the Mayor & Council to discuss LEOPS. Work Sessions are open to public attendance, but public participation is at the discretion of the Mayor.  

 

Work Session to be held in the Town Hall Council Chambers.

January 23, 2023 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

January 09, 2023 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting)

January 09, 2023 6:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor & Council – CANCELLED)

December 12, 2022 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

November 28, 2022 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

November 28, 2022 6:00 PM (Work Session of the Mayor & Council)

Work Session with Berlin Fire Company prior to the Regular Session. Work Session is open to public attendance, but public participation is at the discretion of the Mayor.

November 14, 2022 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

November 14, 2022 6:30 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor & Council)

Executive Session Agenda: Pursuant to Maryland Code; General Provisions Article; Sec. 3-305(b)(7): To consult with counsel to obtain legal advice on a legal matter; 

  1. Discussion re: Recent criminal charges against former Town Administrator

November 09, 2022 6:00 PM (Work Session of the Mayor and Council)

6:00 PM WORK SESSION – Town Hall Conference Room

Work Session with Delegation from District 38 before the State Legislative Session. Work Session is open to public attendance, but public participation is at the discretion of the Mayor.  

October 24, 2022 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

October 24, 2022 6:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor & Council – CANCELLED)

There will be no Closed Session of the Mayor & Council on Monday, October 24, 2022.

October 11, 2022 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

Date changed due to Columbus Day Holiday on Monday, October 10th.

September 26, 2022 7:30 PM (Work Session of the Mayor and Council)

7:30 PM WORK SESSION – Council Chambers 

Work Session with Berlin Fire Company to immediately follow the Regular Session. Work Session is open to public attendance, but public participation is at the discretion of the Mayor.  

  1. Berlin Fire Company’s New Emergency Response Fee
  2. Ambulance Replacement.

September 26, 2022 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

September 12, 2022 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

September 12, 2022 6:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor & Council-CANCELED)

6:00 PM          EXECUTIVE SESSION Has been canceled

August 22, 2022 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

August 22, 2022 6:30 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor & Council)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY TO CLOSE SESSION, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)(7) To consult with counsel to obtain legal advice on a legal matter;

  1. Lease agreement

 

August 10, 2022 4:00 PM (Mayor and Council Work Session CANCELED)

This work session has been canceled due to high temperatures. It will be rescheduled for a later date TBA.

August 08, 2022 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

August 08, 2022 6:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor & Council)

July 25, 2022 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

July 25, 2022 6:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor & Council)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY TO CLOSE SESSION, General Provisions Article, §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.

  1. Heron Park

July 11, 2022 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

July 11, 2022 6:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor & Council)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY TO CLOSE SESSION, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b):

(10) To discuss public security, if the public body determines that public discussion would constitute a risk to the public or to public security, including: (i) the deployment of fire and police services and staff; and (ii) the development and implementation of emergency plans; and

(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.

  1. Berlin Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Agreements
  2. Berlin Police Department

June 27, 2022 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

June 27, 2022 5:30 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor & Council)

This meeting was closed under the following provisions of General Provisions Article § 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.

  1. Berlin Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Agreements

June 13, 2022 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting – CANCELED)

This meeting was canceled by a vote of the Mayor and Council.

June 13, 2022 6:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor & Council – CANCELED)

This meeting was canceled by a vote of the Mayor and Council.

May 23, 2022 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

May 23, 2022 6:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor & Council)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY TO CLOSE SESSION, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)(1) To discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom this public body has jurisdiction; or any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals.

May 09, 2022 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

May 09, 2022 6:30 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor & Council)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY TO CLOSE SESSION, State Government Article, §10-508(a)(1)To discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom this public body has jurisdiction; or any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals

April 25, 2022 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

April 25, 2022 6:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor & Council)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY TO CLOSE SESSION, State Government Article, §10-508(a)(7) To consult with counsel to obtain legal advice on a legal matter

Discussion re: Sanitary Sewer Overflows Settlement

April 19, 2022 7:30 PM (Special Executive Session of the Mayor and Council)

STATUTORY AUTHORITY TO CLOSE SESSION, State Government Article, §10-508(a)(1) To discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom this public body has jurisdiction; or any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals.

Discussion re: Retirement of Town Administrator.

April 18, 2022 5:00 PM (Budget Work Session)

Utilities Fund FY23 Budget

April 11, 2022 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

This packet includes the information for the Utility Fund Work Session as well. The Utility Fund Work Session will begin at 6 PM and the Regularly scheduled Mayor and Council Meeting will start at 7 PM.

April 11, 2022 6:00 PM (Budget Work Session)

This packet includes the information for the Regular Session as well. The Utility Fund Work Session will begin at 6 PM and the Regularly scheduled Mayor and Council Meeting will start at 7 PM.

 

April 04, 2022 5:00 PM (Budget Work Session)

General Fund FY23 Budget

March 28, 2022 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

March 21, 2022 6:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor and Council)

This meeting will be closed under the following provisions of General Provisions Article § 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.

  1. Discussion re: RFP 2021-02; Disposition and Development of Parcel 57, and Parcel 410, and Parcel 191 at Heron Park

March 14, 2022 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

February 28, 2022 6:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

6:00 PM – Open Session

7:00 PM – Regular Session

February 14, 2022 5:00 PM (Budget Work Session)

General Fund FY23 Capital Projects

FY23 Real Estate Tax Rate Projections

 

January 24, 2022 6:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting – 6:00 PM)

January 24, 2022 5:45 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor and Council)

The start of the meeting will be viewable live via Facebook.

January 10, 2022 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

December 15, 2021 7:00 PM (Special Closed Session of the Mayor and Council)

  1. To consult with the Council regarding a personnel matter pursuant to the Statutory Authority of the State of Maryland to Close Session under General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)(1) To discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom this public body has jurisdiction; or any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals.

December 13, 2021 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

December 13, 2021 6:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor and Council)

Closed session of the Mayor and Council pursuant to the Statutory Authority of the State of Maryland General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)(1) To discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom this public body has jurisdiction; or any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals

December 10, 2021 5:30 PM (Special Closed Session of the Mayor and Council)

  1. To consult with the Council regarding a personnel matter pursuant to the Statutory Authority of the State of Maryland to Close Session under General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)(1) To discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom this public body has jurisdiction; or any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals.

November 22, 2021 7:00 PM (Mayor and Council Meeting – Canceled)

November 08, 2021 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

November 01, 2021 6:00 PM (Work Session)

To discuss SERCAP (Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project, Inc.) water report.

Meeting is open for public attendance; public participation is at the discretion of the Mayor.

October 29, 2021 1:45 PM (Work Session)

Meeting location changed  to Berlin Town Hall Council Chambers. To meet with representatives of Maryland Department of Natural Resources regarding Heron Park

October 25, 2021 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council)

October 12, 2021 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council)

September 27, 2021 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council)

September 13, 2021 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council)

September 02, 2021 6:00 PM (Special Closed Session of Mayor & Council)

Meeting closed under the following provisions of General Provisions Article § 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.

August 30, 2021 7:00 PM (Special Closed Session of Mayor & Council)

Meeting closed under the following provisions of General Provisions Article § 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.

August 23, 2021 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council)

August 23, 2021 6:30 PM (Closed Session of Mayor & Council)

Meeting closed under the following provisions of General Provisions Article § 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.

August 09, 2021 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council)

August 09, 2021 6:30 PM (Closed Session of Mayor & Council)

Meeting was closed under the following provisions of General Provisions Article § 3-305(b)(8): To consult with staff, consultants, or other individuals about pending or potential litigation.

July 26, 2021 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council)

July 12, 2021 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council)

June 28, 2021 7:00 PM (Regular Mayor & Council Meeting followed by a Work Session)

June 28, 2021 6:30 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor & Council)

This meeting closed under the following provisions of General Provisions Article § 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.

June 14, 2021 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council)

June 14, 2021 6:30 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor & Council)

This meeting closed under the following provisions of General Provisions Article § 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.

May 24, 2021 8:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor & Council)

This meeting closed under the following provisions of General Provisions Article § 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.

May 24, 2021 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

May 10, 2021 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

May 10, 2021 6:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor & Council)

This meeting closed under the following provisions of General Provisions Article § 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

April 26, 2021 5:00 PM (Utility Funds’ Budget Worksession)

Worksession to discuss the Utility Funds’ Draft Budgets. Public Participation is at the discretion of the Mayor. General Fund Budget discussion held on April 12, 2021.

April 12, 2021 5:00 PM (General Fund Budget Worksession)

Worksession regarding the General Fund Draft Budget. Public Participation is at the discretion of the Mayor. Utility Fund Budget Worksession is scheduled for Monday, April 26, 2021, at 5:00 PM.

March 29, 2021 6:00 PM (Worksession – Tour of Berlin Fire Company and Emergency Medical Servcies)

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March 22, 2021 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

March 15, 2021 6:30 PM (Listening Session re: Heron Park – VIA ZOOM)

March 08, 2021 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

February 22, 2021 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

February 08, 2021 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

February 08, 2021 6:00 PM (Closed Session of the Mayor & Council)

This meeting closed under the following provisions of General Provisions Article § 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.

January 25, 2021 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

January 25, 2021 6:30 PM (Executive Session)

6:30 PM               EXECUTIVE SESSION – Via Zoom         

STATUTORY AUTHORITY TO CLOSE SESSION, State of Maryland General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)                     

  1. 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.

January 11, 2021 7:00 PM (Mayor & Council Meeting)

December 17, 2020 6:00 PM (Work Session with the District 38 Delegation)

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

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)

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 system, the meeting was ended after approx. 13 minutes and the agenda items were moved to the following meeting scheduled for Monday, July 27, 2020.

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)

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

Town of Berlin Stormwater Presentation 2-26-18

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)

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

General Fund Budget Work Session

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