Meeting dates and formats may be subject to change. 

Due to technical difficulties, some meetings do not appear in the “Past Meetings” list below. For information about past meetings not available below, please submit a Request for Public Information.

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Per Mayor Zack Tyndall: EFFECTIVE JANUARY 10, 2022, mayor & Council and Board, Commission and Committee Meetings will be held virtually via Zoom. Information and links to access meetings will be found with the meeting packet for a given date; metings will continue to be streamed live to Facebook for viewing purposes only.

Questions and Comments will continue to be received in advance of the meeting:

    • Meeting packets will be posted by 5:00 p.m. on the Wednesday before the Mayor & Council meeting; 5:00 p.m. on the Friday before Board or Commission Meetings.
    • Written questions will be accepted UNTIL 12:00 PM/NOON on the day of the meeting. Submit to:
    • Email: info@berlinmd.gov, please use Meeting Comments as your subject.
    • Fax to: 410-641-2316.
    • Mail to: Berlin Town Hall, Attn: Meeting Comments, 10 Williams St., Berlin, MD 21811. It is recommended that mail be posted no later than the close of business on the Friday before the meeting to help ensure delivery. The Town of Berlin is not responsible for delays or delivery failures on the part of the USPS or other delivery service.
    • 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 Zoom or to view the live stream on Facebook, please view the meeting packet for the specific meeting you are interested in for important instructions. You may also click on the blue Facebook icon at the top of any page on the Town website, www.berlinmd.gov, or type @townofberlinmd in the Facebook search bar.

    No response will be given to questions and comments submitted via Facebook during any meeting including Public Hearings.

Video recordings of meetings will be available within 72-hours (usually by the next morning) via the meeting date under “Past Meetings” below.

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Upcoming Council Meetings

The start of the meeting will be viewable live via Facebook.
General Fund FY23 Capital Projects FY23 Real Estate Tax Rate Projections
General Fund FY23 Budget
Utilities FY23 Capital Projects  
Utilities Fund FY23 Budget

Past Council Meeting Minutes

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

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

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)

214 North Main Street Belin, MD 21811

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

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.

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.

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)

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 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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Upcoming Events

Mon 24

Closed Session of the Mayor and Council

January 24 @ 5:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Town Hall
The start of the meeting will be viewable live via Facebook.
Mon 24

Mayor & Council Meeting – 6:00 PM

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Town Hall
Feb 02

Historic District Commission

February 2 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Town Hall
Feb 09

Planning Commission

February 9 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Town Hall
ALL EVENTS