M2021-05

May 17, 2021

Regular Meeting

Meeting called to order by Mayor Patrick Bates on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 7:00 P.M.

 

Roll call by Clerk Keirstyn Montgomery. All members present.

 

Mayor Patrick Bates asked for public comments, there were none.

 

Approval of minutes from April 19, 2021 Regular Meeting. Motion to approve by Donald Gunter, second by Bruce Bentley. Approved 6-0.

 

Approval of May invoices. Motion to approve by Don Bates, second by Jimbo Quick. Approved 6-0.

 

Mayor Patrick Bates informed Council that FEMA has accepted the Town of Berlin’s Letter of Intent for HMGP funding.

 

Council discussed CBDG Planning Grant. Motion to postpone applying for CBDG Planning Grant until next year made by Jimbo Quick, second by Bruce Bentley. Approved 6-0.

 

Mayor Patrick Bates presented RESOLUTION NO. 2021-001 CULLMAN COUNTY COMMISSION BIDS. Motion to approve made by Donald Gunter, second by Keith Hardman. Approved 6-0.

 

Mayor Patrick Bates presented RESOLUTION NO. 2021-002 2021 DIVISION F PHASE 1 REGIONAL HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN to adopt as amended. Motion to approve made by Donald Gunter, second by Jimbo Quick. Approved 6-0.

 

Council discussed road resurfacing projects. Motion to allocate up to $100,000 from road and general funds in addition to $100,000 provided by a state grant to start road resurfacing of County Roads 1600, our portions of 1625 and 1626. County Roads 1612 & 1614 to be ground to dirt roads. Motion made by Keith Hardman, second by Bruce Bentley. Approved 6-0.

 

Council discussed CITIZEN PARTICIPATION PLAN. Motion to approve CITIZEN PARTICIPATION PLAN made by Jimbo Quick, second by Donald Gunter. Approved 6-0.

 

Council discussed quotes for Town Hall outdoor water faucet. Motion to hire Vest Plumbing in the amount of $225 made by Bruce Bentley, second by Don Bates. Approved 6-0.

 

Council discussed Farmers Market electric, tabled until next Regular Meeting.

 

Council discussed quotes for Town Hall landscaping. Motion to hire Steve Clark in the amount of $3,500 made by Bruce Bentley, second by Keith Hardman. Approved 6-0.

 

Council discussed quotes for storage container for Town Hall. Motion to purchase 8 x 20 storage container from Decatur Container for $3,250 made by Don Bates, second by Keith Hardman. Approved 6-0.

 

Council made motion to hold town meetings at the Berlin Town Hall starting in July 2021. Motion made by Donald Gunter, second by Keith Hardman. Approved 6-0.

 

In other business, Council discussed planning a Fall Festival with the Berlin Fire Department.

 

Motion to adjourn by Donald Gunter, second by Jimbo Quick. Approved 6-0.

Adjourned at 7:48 PM.

 

The next meeting of the Berlin Town Council will be June 21, 2021 at the Berlin Community Center at 7PM.

 

 

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