M2020-02
February 24, 2020
Regular Meeting

  • Meeting called to order by Mayor Bates on February 24, 2020 at 7:01 p.m.
  • Roll call by Clerk Keirstyn Maxwell. Matthew Blair, not present.
  • Mayor called for any public comments, there were none.
  • Approval of minutes from February 10, 2020 meeting. Motion to approve by Donald Gunter, second by Don Bates. Approved 5-0.
  • Mayor asked for permission to pay February invoices and bond payment. Motion by Don Bates, second by Bud Reed. Approved 5-0.
  • Declaration of vacancy for Council Place 3. Council will consider replacements.
  • Opening of bids for office trailer. None were received.
  • Mayor presented three alternative proposals submitted for used office trailers. Lowest proposal did not meet the minimum square footage requested in the bid.
  • Mayor asked for permission to by office trailer from Rose Office Systems, not to exceed $38,000. Motion by Donald Gunter, second by Jimbo Quick. Approved 5-0.
  • Discussed Farmers Market rules and regulations.
  • Adopted Rules and Regulations for Farmers Market. Motion by Jimbo Quick, second by Donald Gunter. Approved 5-0.
  • Discussed site plan for Town Hall.
  • Motion to approve purchase of pipe and gravel backfill from Cullman County Road Department. Motion by Donald Gunter, second by Bud Reed. Approved 5-0.
  • Discussed acquiring septic quotes for Town Hall.
  • Discussed Census event day. Discussed combining Census event day & Berlin Fire Departments 45th Anniversary at the Berlin Community Center.
  • Census Event will be March 28,2020 at The Berlin Community Center.
  • Mayor presented Ordinance NO.:2020-001 AN ORDINACE NUMBERING COUCIL PLACES.
  • Motion to suspend rules and vote on request made by Don Bates, second by Bud Reed.
  • Mayor asked for Roll Call Vote: Mayor Bates-Yes, Donald Gunter-Yes, Jimbo Quick-Yes, Don Bates-Yes, Bud Reed-Yes. Approved 5-0.
  • Motion to approve Ordinance NO.:2020-001 AN ORDINACE NUMBERING COUCIL PLACES by Donald Gunter, second by Jimbo Quick.
  • Mayor asked for Roll Call Vote: Mayor Bates-Yes, Donald Gunter-Yes, Jimbo Quick-Yes, Don Bates-Yes, Bud Reed-Yes. Approved 5-0.
  • Mayor presented Ordinance NO.:2020-002 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING PROCEDURE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF ADDITIONAL ELECTION OFFICERS FOR ABSENTEE BALLOTS.
    Motion to suspend rules and vote on request made by Bud Reed, second by Don Bates.
  • Mayor asked for Roll Call Vote: Mayor Bates-Yes, Donald Gunter-Yes, Jimbo Quick-Yes, Don Bates-Yes, Bud Reed-Yes. Approved 5-0.
  • Motion to approve Ordinance NO.:2020-002 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING PROCEDURE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF ADDITIONAL ELECTION OFFICERS FOR ABSENTEE BALLOTS by Donald Gunter, second by Jimbo Quick.
  • Mayor asked for Roll Call Vote: Mayor Bates-Yes, Donald Gunter-Yes, Jimbo Quick-Yes, Don Bates-Yes, Bud Reed-Yes. Approved 5-0.
    Motion to purchase yard signs for Census Event. Motion by Donald Gunter, second by Jimbo Quick. Approved 5-0.
  • Motion to adjourn by Donald Gunter, 2nd by Bud Reed. Approved 5-0.
  • Adjourned at 7:52 PM.
  • The next meeting of the Berlin Town Council will be March 16, 2020 at 7:00 PM at the Berlin Community Center.
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