Information for Meeting of Council on Aging
Tuesday February 22, 2022 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 February 22, 2022 4 PM EST
Location:Zoom meetings
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COA Meeting February 22, 2022
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Attendees: Karen Schultz, Rachel Boyer, Lori Fearebay, Wes Durant, Kate Bliss, Pat Wheeler, Bob Blair
Others: Chris Keefe, Victoria Flynn, Margaret Nartowicz

1. Accept agenda from meeting on 1/25/22
2. Financial Updates (expenses, PT wages, Director Wages and donations)
3. Tai Chi, Yoga and Van updates
-interviewed second driver, pending paperwork for hire
4. Grab and go meals (Chef du Jour)
-scheduled for March 21st (Wednesday) 
-salmon, chicken parmigiana or lasagna for options
-cut off will be March 14th for sign up
-do we want to charge $2 or $5(up to COA)
5. Upcoming Virtual Events
- MFA--virtual tour $400 April 2022 (will be signing up in March)
- previous events (Better Day and Regional Identity Fraud protection)
- anything other suggestions for events?
6. PowderHouse News (updates and suggestions for next issue)
-continuing to highlight COA and all accomplishments
-contract expires end of year
-survey regarding center and additional options for programs
7. General Updates
-will renew sand bucket program next year (if COA agrees)
-self-care bags: will be distributed in March
-multipurpose/senior center updates
8. Other Business???
9. Next meeting Tuesday 3/29/22 at 4pm
10. Adjourn Meeting
Scheduled By:the automatic scheduling system
Posted At:Jan 26, 2022 5 AM EST
Last Modified:Feb 16, 2022 4:24 PM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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