THE BERLIN BULLETIN - MAY 2021
TOWN NEWS
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UPCOMING HOLIDAYS
AND CHANGES TO TRASH and RECYCLING COLLECTION SCHEDULES
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Memorial Day: Monday, May 31, 2021: Berlin Town offices will be closed on Monday, May 31st in observance of Memorial Day. Recycling collection normally scheduled for Monday will be collected on Tuesday, June 1st along with regular Tuesday trash collection.
UPCOMING TOWN MEETINGS

SUBJECT TO CHANGE: Effective May 3, 2021, all meetings of the Mayor and Council and Boards and Commission are being held in-person with limited attendance and strict guidelines. For more details and the most up-to-date information, please visit the appropriate meeting page on our website.
 
  • Monday, May 10, 2021
  • Monday, May 26, 2021
  • Scheduled: Public Hearing for adoption of the Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Budgeted

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MARCH MAYOR AND COUNCIL
MEETING HIGHLIGHTS
  • Presentations and discussion regarding the proposed FY22 General Fund Budget.

  • Approval for Grace Center Motherhood Walk in Stephen Decatur Park.
  • Approval for Town Services for Film Fest and Interactive Play for the Berlin Heritage Foundation.
  • Approval of Res. '21-03 for USDA Grant for police vehicles.
  • Proc. '21-30 Designating April as Fair Housing Month.
  • Approval of PJM Risk Management Policy, Procedures, and Control Provisions

  • Presentation and discussion regarding the proposed FY22 Employee Insurance Benefits Package.
  • Presentations and discussion regarding the proposed FY22 Utility Funds Budgets.

  • Berlin Fire and EMS Quarterly Report.
  • Approval for Worcester Recreation and Parks Summer Basketball Clinic in Henry Park.
  • Proc. '21-31 designating May 2-8, 2021 as Municipal Clerks Week.
  • Stormwater Presentation by Davis, Bowen & Friedel.

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A message from Economic and Community Development

The Berlin Welcome Center is now open!
New displays – come visit us!
Open Mon-Fri 10am – 4pm

Ambassadors Wanted!

Our Ambassador program will begin in May and we are looking for volunteers!

Email Allison at aearly@berlinmd.gov or call 410-629-1716
SAVE THE DATES

Spring Yard Waste Collections:
  • May 5 for Tuesday and Wednesday trash customers;
  • May 12 for Thursday trash customers.

No need to register in advance; items must be at the curb by 6 AM on your collection date.

For details about preparing items for collection, please call 410-641-2770 visit our website.
Berlin Jazz & Blues Bash – Saturday, May 8, 10 am-5 pm.
Features art and a variety of downtown restaurants will feature live music
Sponsored by the Berlin Chamber of Commerce
Spring Cruisers - Saturday, May 22, 10 am-2 pm. Sponsored by the Berlin Chamber of Commerce
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