Information for Meeting of Select Board
Wednesday February 24, 2021 6:30 PM EST

Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Select Board
Time:Wednesday February 24, 2021 6:30 PM EST
Location:Zoom meetings
on line only
VIRTUAL MEETING ONLY - - details within posting
**updated 2/22/2021**
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.
Virtual Meeting Only in light of COVID-19 pandemic - Log-in information included below



VIRTUAL MEETING NOTICE:  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) and as amended since, 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):

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

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.

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.

 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.”


The Select Board anticipates a quorum of its members to be present at the Personnel Committee meeting which was posted on MyTownGovernment as follows:

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 
at 6:30 p.m. 
Virtual Open Meeting Only in light of COVID-19 pandemic 
Remote log-in information follows.

Minutes; New Business: PAFs; Position reviews/advertising; Position vacancies/status; TA information. Old Business: Budget update and proposed adjustments; HR Study Update. Other Business as may be appropriate; Executive session when appropriate; 

Adjournment *Note: Items may be taken out of order, and items not listed in the agenda may be discussed.



Please join us in one of 3 ways:

Webinar link: 
Or iPhone one-tap: US: +13017158592,,83467614786# or +13126266799,,83467614786#
Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 9128 Webinar ID: 834 6761 4786 
Telephone caller codes:
*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 Chair pursuant to the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law. When recognized by the Chair, callers must clearly state their name and address before asking a question or making a comment.
Scheduled By:Dee Green
Posted At:Feb 22, 2021 10:40 AM EST
Last Modified:Feb 22, 2021 10:40 AM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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Minutes and Associated Documents

2-24-2021 SB minutes Open Session - Joint Meeting with Personnel Committee - approved 3-1-2021.docx  (download) 9 Kb Apr 05, 2021 11:25 AM EDT

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