Information for Meeting of Zoning Board of Appeals
Wednesday May 13, 2020 6:30 PM EDT

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Zoning Board of Appeals
Time:Wednesday May 13, 2020 6:30 PM EDT
Location:Zoom Webinar - virtual participation only
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 Board of Appeals 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. Minutes will be posted once approved.

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 Meetings provide remote meeting capability for meeting participants and audience members alike. Meeting attendance can be achieved in one of two ways:

(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.

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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.

You are invited to a Zoom webinar. 
When: May 13, 2020 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: ZBA - Open Public Meeting 

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    Webinar ID: 200 541 019
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6:30PM continuation of public hearing for a substantial modification to the comprehensive permit for The Capes of Berlin at 58 South Street

Forthcoming petitions for permits

Clerk's report regarding reserve fund transfer for Land-Use Boards Clerk's wages for remainder of FY20

Ethics training 

Approve past meeting minutes

Sign warrants

Any unforeseen issue that may properly come before the Board

Availability for next meeting 

Availability for July meeting

Scheduled By:the automatic scheduling system
Posted At:Apr 9, 2020 6 AM EDT
Last Modified:Jun 18, 2020 11:34 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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Minutes and Associated Documents

Continuation Notice 4 - The Capes of Berlin.pdf  (download) 61 Kb Apr 29, 2020 8:12 AM EDT
ZBA Meeting Minutes 5-13-20.pdf  (download) 155 Kb Jun 18, 2020 11:39 AM EDT
ZBA Meeting Minutes 5-13-20.pdf  (download) 155 Kb Jun 18, 2020 11:35 AM EDT

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