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Ceremony set for city hall project

BERKELEY LAKE - The groundbreaking ceremony for Berkeley Lake's new city hall building is scheduled for 11 a.m. today.

Barbara Carroll, chair of the Architectural Design Committee, said Thursday that June 8 is the target date for completion of the new building and city park.

Demolition of the old city hall building should begin in about a week and a half, following removal of tiles that contain minimal amounts of asbestos. City council members on Thursday approved an expense of about $3,000 for asbestos testing, tile removal and subsequent air testing for asbestos particles.

Qualifying fees, dates set for November election

An election will be held in Berkeley Lake on Nov. 3 for council seats held by Walter Anderson, Debra Guthrie and Tom Kitchens, whose terms expire Dec. 31. Residents who plan to run for election to any of these three seats must pay a $27 qualifying fee and file their intent to seek election at city hall between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m Aug. 31 to Sept. 3.