Information for Meeting of Select Board
Thursday June 11, 2020 7:00 PM EDT

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Thursday June 11, 2020 7:00 PM EDT
Location:VIRTUAL MEETING ONLY - - details within posting
**updated 6/11/2020** 


(an informal but posted open meeting)
Thursday, June 11, 2020 
Starting at 7:00 p.m. 

Virtual Meeting(s) only in light of COVID-19 pandemic
Use the SAME log in information to participate in each meeting


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.

ANNOUNCEMENTS - 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.
•	7:05-7:20PM Conservation Commission regarding Lohrer Property, 100+ acres, 19 Lyman Road
•	Library Septic replacement project
•	Annual Town Meeting and Annual Town Election updates/process
•	Police Chief Thomas Galvin - Community Policing – Addressing Racism

•	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.

When: Jun 11, 2020 7:00 PM Eastern Time 
Topic: Open Meeting of the Berlin Board of Selectmen - Coffee Talk 

Join by webinar: 
Or iPhone one-tap : US: +13126266799,,86121943982#  or +16465588656,,86121943982# 
Or Telephone: Dial 	+1 646 558 8656 - New York City, New York or
+1 312 626 6799 - Chicago, Illinois
		Webinar ID: 86121943982
Telephone callers – In-call codes you may use are:
•	*6 to turn your phone microphone on and off
•	*9 to ‘raise your hand’ to be called on from the audience.  

Every effort will be made to note the order in which audience members have raised their hand to be ‘called upon’.  However, please note that outside of public hearings, 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.  

Scheduled By:Dee Green
Posted At:Apr 28, 2020 7:46 PM EDT
Last Modified:Jun 11, 2020 1:08 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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Minutes and Associated Documents

2019_Town_Reports_online.pdf  (download) 1043 Kb May 28, 2020 10:32 AM EDT
2020 ATM_warrant_FINAL__4-27-2020 BOS signed & Constable Kevin Pond signed.pdf  (download) 430 Kb Jun 10, 2020 1:36 AM EDT
6-11-2020 Coffee Talk 6.0 minutes.doc  (download) 43 Kb Jun 16, 2020 11:43 AM EDT
FINAL REVISED FinCom Budget Summary 6-4-2020.pdf  (download) 319 Kb Jun 10, 2020 1:36 AM EDT

Meeting Revision History

May 19, 2020 4:12 PM EDTAgenda Details...
May 26, 2020 8:45 PM EDTTime Agenda Details...
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Jun 11, 2020 1:08 PM EDTAgenda Details...