M2021-09

September 20, 2021

Regular Meeting

Meeting called to order by Mayor Patrick Bates on Monday, September 20, 2021, at 7:05 P.M. at the Berlin Community Center.

Roll call by Town Clerk Keirstyn Montgomery. Councilman Place # 1 Donald Gunter attended virtually.

Mayor Patrick Bates asked for public comments. North Alabama Agriplex, Rachel Dawsey spoke about POP Program (Power of Produce) for the Berlin Farmers Market.

Mayor Patrick Bates requested nominations for Council Place # 2.

Councilman Don Bates nominated James Sanford. No other nominations were made.

Mayor Patrick Bates asked permission to immediately induct James Sanford to Council Place # 2. Motion by Don Bates, second made by Keith Hardman. Approved 4-0. Roll Call Vote: Mayor Patrick Bates-Yes, Donald Gunter-Yes, Don Bates-Yes, Keith Hardman-Yes. Approved 4-0.

Councilman Keith Hardman made motion for John Cordar to fill Council Place # 3. No second offered. Motion fell.

Councilman Place # 2 James Sanford was sworn in by Town Clerk Keirstyn Montgomery.

Approval of minutes from August 16, 2021, Regular Meeting and September 13, 2021, Special Meeting. Motion to approve by Keith Hardman, second made by Donald Gunter. Approved 5-0.

Approval of September 2021 invoices. Motion to approve by Keith Hardman, second made by James Sanford. Approved 5-0.

Mayor Patrick Bates announced to Council that the Town has been refunded $4,000.00 for the Handicap Accessibility Project by the RC & D Council.

Mayor Patrick Bates asked for a motion to adopt fiscal year 2022 General Fund ($201,700.00), Road Fund ($77,500.00), and Capital Fund ($127,500.00). Motion by Donald Gunter, second made by Don Bates. Approved 5-0.

Mayor Patrick Bates gave road update.

Motion to adjourn by Donald Gunter, second made by Don Bates. Approved 5-0.

Adjourned at 7:29 PM.

The next meeting of the Berlin Town Council will be October 18, 2021, at the Berlin Town Hall at 7:00 PM.

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