RESOLUTION NO. 2021 – 005


WHEREAS, the Town Council of the Town of Berlin, Alabama, has convened a regular meeting at 7:00 PM on the 20th day of December, 2021;

AND WHEREAS, the recently passed Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (the Act) includes $110 billion in additional funding to repair roads and bridges and support major, transformational projects;

AND WHEREAS, the State of Alabama and the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is expected to be in receipt of a portion of this funding;

AND WHEREAS, ALDOT has assigned project numbers 100043195, 100060217, and 100043197 for the right of way, utilities, and construction respectively of additional roadway lanes on SR-69 / SR-74 / US-278 from 4th Avenue West in Cullman, across Eight Mile Creek, and ending at East Point;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Town Council of the Town of Berlin that the Town Council finds these projects constitute “major, transformational projects” to the residents of the Town and the surrounding community;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Town Council requests ALDOT consider these projects for funding under the Act and accelerate the timetable for their implementation.

ADOPTED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL this the 20th day of December, 2021.