M2022-12

December 19, 2022

Regular Meeting

The Town Council of the Town of Berlin met in regular session on this date and time following publication and posting pursuant to Alabama law.

 

  • Meeting called to order by Mayor Patrick Bates on Monday, December 19, 2022, at 7:01 P.M. at the Berlin Town Hall.
  • Invocation – Councilman Donald Gunter.
  • Pledge of Allegiance – Mayor Patrick Bates.
  • Roll call by Town Clerk Keirstyn Montgomery. Councilman Don Bates, not present.
  • Mayor Patrick Bates asked for public comments. Freddy and Laura Marsh addressed council about theft in the community.
  • Approval of minutes from November 21, 2022, Regular Meeting. Motion to approve made by Councilman James Sanford. Second made by Councilman Donald Gunter. Approved 5-0.
  • Mayor Patrick Bates presented RESOLUTION NO. 2022-010 A RESOLUTION CORRECTING SCRIVENER’S ERROR IN CERTAIN TOWN OF BERLIN ORDINANCES. Councilman James Sanford made motion to RESOLUTION NO. 2022-010 A RESOLUTION CORRECTING SCRIVENER’S ERROR IN CERTAIN TOWN OF BERLIN ORDINANCES. Second made by Councilman Tony Duke. Approved 5-0.
  • Mayor Patrick Bates presented 1st reading of annexation petition from Eudon and Jane Bates. Motion to approve by Councilman Keith Hardman. Second made by Councilman James Sanford. Roll-Call Vote: Mayor Patrick Bates-Abstain, Councilman Donald Gunter-Yes, Councilman James Sanford-Yes, Councilman Tony Duke-Yes, Councilman Keith Hardman-Yes. Approved 4-0. Second reading scheduled for the January 2023 Regular Meeting.
  • In Other Business, Council discussed hiring a deputy for the Town of Berlin.
  • Councilman James Sanford made motion to enter Executive Session for the reason of property purchase and to convene in 10-15 minutes. Second made by Councilman Tony Duke. Approved 5-0. Roll-Call Vote: Mayor Patrick Bates-Yes, Councilman Donald Gunter-Yes, Councilman James Sanford-Yes, Councilman Tony Duke-Yes, Councilman Keith Hardman-Yes. Approved 5-0.
  • 7:20pm Council entered Executive Session.
  • 7:32pm Council ended Executive Session.
  • Council discussed security lights for Town Hall property.
  • Motion to adjourn made by Councilman James Sanford, second made by Councilman Tony Duke. Approved 5-0.
  • Adjourned at 7:34 PM.

The next meeting of the Berlin Town Council will be January 16, 2023, at the Berlin Town Hall at 7:00 PM.

M2022-12 DECEMBER 2022 REGULAR MEETING-SIGNED

Categories: MINUTES