Worcester County Commissioner Chip Bertino will host his first Town Meeting of 2017 on Saturday, February 25 at 10 a.m. at the Ocean Pines library. Commissioner Bertino will provide information on issues and developments occurring within the district and the county. He will also give an overview of the matters dealt with by the county since he took office in December 2014.
Health Officer Debbie Goeller and Diana Purnell, vice president of the Worcester County Commissioners, are his guest speakers. Commissioner President Jim Bunting will join Commissioner Bertino during the question and answer portion of the meeting.
Commissioner Bertino hosts town meetings throughout the year. They are an opportunity for residents to learn more of what is happening within Worcester County and to ask questions on issues of interest.
He was elected as a County Commissioner in 2014 and is currently serving his first term in office. Commissioner Bertino represents the County Commissioners on the Wor-Wic Community College Board of Trustees.
Commissioner Bertino has been in the newspaper publishing business for more than 30 years. He is a member and past president of the Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce, past board member of the Worcester County Veterans Memorial at Ocean Pines and has co-authored a book entitled “My Time, My Service” about the men and women honored at the memorial. Commissioner Bertino and his wife, Susan, have lived in Ocean Pines for nearly 25 years. They have three children and two grandchildren.