Information for Meeting of Council on Aging
Tuesday May 25, 2021 4 PM EDT

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 limitations on the number of people that may gather in one place, this meeting of this town’s board/committee/commission will be conducted via remote participation to the greatest extent possible. Specific information and the general guidelines for remote participation by members of the public and/or parties with a right and/or requirement to attend this meeting can be found on the town’s website, at www.townofberlin.com. For this meeting, members of the public who wish to listen to the meeting may do so in the following manner: Zoom.com. 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. In the event that we are unable to do so, despite best efforts, we will post on the town’s website an audio recording, transcript, or other comprehensive record of proceedings as soon as possible after the meeting.
Town:Berlin, MA 
Board:Council on Aging
Time:Tuesday May 25, 2021 4 PM EDT
Location:VIRTUAL MEETING THROUGH ZOOM
Agenda:
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COA Agenda for Meeting 5/25/2021
1.	Roll Call (Rachel Boyer, Wes Durant, Karen Schultz, Kate Bliss, Lori Fearebay, Pat Wheeler, Bob Blair) Attending (Chris Keefe, Margaret Nartowicz, Victoria Flynn)
2.	Vote to accept minutes for meeting 4/27/2021
3.	Financial Updates 
a.	Update to Formula Grant can transfer over funds to next year or can use it to pay for wages if needed
4.	Council Member Renewals (Kate Bliss, Karen Schultz and Rachel Boyer)
a.	Does council vote to renew membership for each member?
5.	Tai-Chi, Yoga and Van Updates
a.	Van-has been serviced, trying to hire for a second driver
b.	Yoga- resuming at 1870 and through Zoom
c.	Tai-Chil- will resume in beginning of June (Tuesdays at 1pm)
6.	Donations
a.	Many items that were previously collected are remaining untouched
b.	Calling to local agencies to see if it can be put to greater use
c.	Thoughts??
7.	PowderHouse News
a.	Binder and electronic copies being created
b.	Next submission deadline is June 18th (content to Lori by 6/11)
8.	Berlin Seniors (Judy Mills and Louise Janda)
a.	Will provide updates on upcoming events
b.	Does COA want to co-sponsor or offer any support
9.	Virtual Presentations
a.	Continuing with Aileen Lemoine
b.	Any other ideas
10.	In person events
a.	Is COA interested in trying to resume these?? Bingo???
11.	FY21 coming to a close
a.	Let me know if there is anything else we need to get before end of fiscal year
12.	Questions, comments, concerns
13.	Next meeting Tuesday June 29th, 2021 at 4pm
14.	Adjourn Meeting
Scheduled By:Victoria Flynn
Posted At:May 18, 2021 3:02 PM EDT
Last Modified:May 18, 2021 3:05 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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