December 13, 2016 | Town Council Meeting Minutes

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2 South 3rd Street
P.O. Box 88
Woodsboro MD, 21798

Phone: (301) 898-3800

Town Council Meeting Minutes

Woodsboro, Maryland
December 13, 2016

 

The Woodsboro Town Council met today at 7:00 PM in the Town Hall with the following members present:

Burgess Smith and Commissioners Rittelmeyer, Spruill and Piechowski. Arriving late was Commissioner Kellar.

There was four guests and one resident in attendance.

Burgess Smith called the meeting to order and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.

After review of the October 2016 minutes, a motion to accept them as presented passed 3 – 0.

After review of the November 2016 minutes, a motion to accept them as presented passed 3 – 0.

After review of the October 2016 General Fund financials, a motion to accept them as presented passed 3 – 0.

After review of the October 2016 Water and Sewer financials, a motion to accept them as presented passed 3 – 0.

After review of the November 2016 General Fund financials, a motion to accept them as presented passed 3 – 0.

After review of the November 2016 Water and Sewer financials, a motion to accept them as presented passed 3 – 0.

Discussion was held on the bank accounts and it was decided to transfer $100,000 from the General Fund checking into the General Fund Money Market # 24638. A motion to transfer the funds passed 3 – 0.

Commissioner Rittelmeyer reported he is trying to make contact with the company to repair the overflow pipe in the pond and they are not returning his calls. He suggested having the maintenance men make the repair. Burgess Smith will talk to them.

 

 

Commissioner Piechowski reported on a few emails he had received and forwarded to Burgess Smith and Marc Angleberger.

Commissioner Spruill inquired on the streets survey. Burgess Smith informed him they will attend the January Town meeting. Commissioner Spruill suggested putting a note in with the water bill to notify residents.

State Highway Administration affiliates were in attendance to present a slide show on the Israel Creek restoration project. Construction of the project will begin in June 2018 and be completed in March 2020. A discussion was held and all questions were answered. Burgess Smith suggested they send us a letter referencing the changes from the meeting for the Council’s approval. The Council will then send an approval letter back to them.

Commissioner Kellar reported a Planning and Zoning meeting is upcoming for Jason Boyer’s sub-division request, the final plat for Copper Oaks II and a building at 609 S. Main Street.

Commissioner Kellar reported the Fire Department has been calling the town’s Zoning Administrator for help. Because she is contracted by the hour it is costing the town money. Burgess Smith suggested the Fire Department attend another town meeting.

Commissioner Kellar also reported that the owner of 609 S. Main Street has put bright lights on Potomac Edison’s utility poles. He suggested Mary call Potomac Edison to report it.

Commissioner Kellar inquired on the radar sign. It was decided to discuss this at the January 10th meeting.

There being no further business, a motion to adjourn was passed 2 – 0.

Respectfully submitted,
Mary E. Rice
Corporation of Woodsboro