July 13, 2020
Meeting called to order by Mayor Bates on Monday, July 13, 2020 at 7:01 P.M.
Roll call by Clerk Keirstyn Montgomery. Councilman Bruce Bentley, not present.
Mayor Bates called for any public comments, there were none.
Approval of minutes from June 29, 2020 Special Meeting. Motion to approve by Donald Gunter, second by Bud Reed. Approved 5-0.
Approval of July invoices. Motion by Don Bates, second by Donald Gunter. Approved 5-0.
Mayor informed Council that the Cullman Electric Cooperative will be at the Berlin Farmers Market on July 15 from 11AM-1PM to promote Sprout Fiber in the Berlin area.
Mayor confirmed that the Berlin Farmers Market will start accepting SNAP on Monday, July 20.
Mayor informed Council that Pepsi donated 2 banners to be used as temporary signs for the Farmers Market.
Council discussed looking at different designs for the Town Hall steps and accessibility that will cut costs.
Council made motion to surplus the Towns’ old Brother MFC-L2685DW printer due to damage.
Council approved $2,000 for various supplies needed at the Town Hall including hands-free dispensers, hand sanitizer, and disinfectant wipes from the state bid list in response to COVID-19.
Council discussed getting quotes to have the Berlin Community Center cleaned before meetings due to COVID-19.
In Other Business, Council discussed USPS not delivering mail due to road conditions on County Road 1600. Mayor Bates will request the County to review the road.
Motion to adjourn by Don Bates, second by Bud Reed. Approved 5-0.
Adjourned at 7:15PM.
The next Regular Meeting of the Berlin Town Council will be July 27, 2020 at the Berlin Town Hall at 7PM.