Change Summary

On Aug 05, 2020 6:23 PM EDT Dee Green changed a meeting of Select Board as follows:

So that the meeting notice now reads:

Information for Meeting of Select Board
Wednesday Aug 12, 2020 6:15 PM EDT

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Wednesday August 12, 2020 6:15 PM EDT
Location:VIRTUAL MEETING ONLY - - details within posting
**updated 8/7/2020**
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 6:15 p.m.
Virtual Meeting Only in light of COVID-19 pandemic
Log-in information included below

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 due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), this meeting of the Town of Berlin Board of Selectmen will be conducted via remote participation to the greatest extent possible. 
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. The Town of Berlin will use best efforts to post an audio or video recording, transcript, or other comprehensive record of proceedings as soon as possible after the meeting on: 
●	The Town’s Webpage:
●	The Town’s YouTube channel:
●	Approved minutes will be posted to 
For this meeting, members of the public who wish to attend the virtual meeting may attend via the Zoom Webinar platform in one of two ways: (1) with both audio & video access, or (2) by telephone/audio only.
Zoom Virtual Meetings
Zoom Meetings provide remote meeting capability for meeting participants and audience members alike.  Meeting attendance can be achieved in one of two ways (either way, see log-in directions at the end of this meeting posting):
(1)	Video conference (recommended) – requires an Internet-enabled device with a camera and microphone (laptop, tablet, smartphone, or PC - there needs to be a camera and microphone to be seen, heard and hear discussion); or
(2)	Telephone only – By making a telephone call to a Zoom Meeting access telephone number and entering the meeting ID#.  You will be unable to see other meeting participants or any documents presented during the meeting.

Meetings of the Board of Selectmen are generally recorded for transmission on both the Berlin Cable Television Access Channel and YouTube.  Your voice, image and/or telephone number may be recorded.


•	Open Session – August 3, 2020

•	Final review: Host Community Agreement (HCA) with C3 Industries, Inc. regarding its proposed retail marijuana store on 64 Banner Road, Berlin, MA.

●	Cultural Council appointment - Sandra Reardon - term to expire May 31, 2021
●	Signing of the September 1, 2020 State Primary warrant 

●	6:30PM - The Selectmen meet jointly with the Personnel Committee and consultant Alexandra “Sandy” Stapczynski of Human Resources Services, Inc. on the draft Town of Berlin Pay and Classification study findings

EXECUTIVE SESSION – The Board will enter executive session pursuant to Massachusetts General Law Chapter 30A, Section 21 (a)(__): NONE SCHEDULED
And will return to open session thereafter:
	to further conduct its regular business meeting
	only to adjourn the meeting

●	Listed agenda items were reasonably anticipated by the Chairman and may be discussed at the meeting. Other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law. Items may be taken out of printed order.
●	Meeting posted in accordance with the Open Meeting Law - M.G.L. Chapter 30A, §§ 18-25, inclusive.

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Aug 12, 2020 06:00 PM 
Topic: Select Board & Personnel Committee Joint Meeting
Webinar link: 
Or iPhone one-tap US: +13126266799,,84510171329# or +16465588656,,84510171329# 
Or Telephone Dial US: +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 301 715 8592  Webinar ID: 845 1017 1329

Notice for telephone callers: Press
●	*6 to turn on/off your phone microphone 
●	*9 to ‘raise your hand’ from the audience.  
Every effort will be made to note the order in which audience members have raised their hand to be ‘called upon’.  
Discretion to entertain comments and questions from the audience rests with the Chairman pursuant to the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law. 
When recognized by the Chair, the caller must clearly state his/her name and address before asking a question or making a comment.  

(1)  ADA ACCOMMODATIONS NOTICE: Attendees who may need accommodations should contact Town Administrator/ADA Coordinator Margaret Nartowicz at at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.
(2) EQUAL OPPORTUNITY NOTICE: The Town of Berlin does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, disability, veteran status, genetic information, homelessness, citizenship or any other class protected by state or federal law.”
Scheduled By:Dee Green
Posted At:Aug 05, 2020 4:27 PM EDT
Last Modified:Aug 12, 2020 8:12 PM EDT