Information for Meeting of Council on Aging
Tuesday January 26, 2021 4 PM EST

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 For this meeting, members of the public who wish to listen to the meeting may do so in the following manner: 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 January 26, 2021 4 PM EST
Location:Zoom meetings
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COA Meeting Minutes 1/26/2021
1.       Roll Call (Lori Fearbay, Kate Bliss, Karen Schultz, Wes Durant Jr., Rachel Boyer, Pat Wheeler, Bob Blair) Others Participating: (Victoria Flynn, Margaret Nartowicz) 
2.       Accepting the minutes from COA meeting 12/29/2020
3.       Financial updates (Donations, Wages- PT, Wages-Director and Expenses)
4.    Meal deliveries update
5.    Yoga    
Senior yoga continuing on Saturday mornings virtually through Zoom
b.       COA now has a playlist on Youtube
6. Van updates
Van going in for service to replace engine sensor
Back plastic wheel cover may need to be replaced
7.   Administrative updates
Annual report completed and submitted
Wellness checks procedures- is COA okay with this being formal protocols
8.       COA Website Updates
Website is being updated with new materials, will continue to be checked and updated regularly
Facebook is being linked to website as well
9.       Information session
a.   Bob has the 5Ws idea for PHN, does COA want to do videos?
		B.  pending information from MCPHS and Lasagna Love
C. any other suggestions?
10.   PowderHouse News
a.      Next submission due date is 2/20, cut off is 2/14 to Lori
B.   will do write-up for Fuel Assistance
11.   Any other business??
12.   Next meeting: 2/23/2021 at 4pm
13.   Adjourn Meeting
Scheduled By:Victoria Flynn
Posted At:Dec 31, 2020 1:42 PM EST
Last Modified:Jan 21, 2021 1:38 PM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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Minutes and Associated Documents

MINUTES OF COUNCIL OF AGING MEETING Jan 2021-Accepted 2-23-21.docx  (download) 18 Kb Mar 9, 2021 2:03 PM EST

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