January 14 2020 | Town Council Meeting Minutes
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Corporation of Woodsboro
Mary E Rice | Town Clerk
P.O. Box 88
Woodsboro MD, 21798
Phone: (301) 898-3800
Town Council Meeting Minutes
January 14, 2020
The Woodsboro Town Council met today at 7:00 PM in the fellowship room of St. John’s UCC with the following members present:
Burgess Rittelmeyer, Commissioners Smith, Cutshall, Crum and Boyer.
There was one guest and three residents in attendance.
Burgess Rittelmeyer called the meeting to order and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
After review of the December 2019 minutes, a motion to accept them as presented passed 4 – 0.
After review of the December 2019 financials, a motion to accept them as presented passed 4 – 0.
A discussion on the two CD’s that are expiring was held. A motion to place expiring CD 35737 into another CD, either 12 month or 18 months, whichever had a higher interest rate, passed 4 – 0. A motion to close CD 35738 and put the funds into the Streets MM 21295, passed 4 – 0.
Burgess Rittelmeyer asked Commission Cutshall to communicate with Pleasants in reference to the storm drains before the February town meeting. Commissioner Cutshall agreed to do so.
Commissioner Smith had nothing to report.
Commissioner Cutshall had nothing to report.
Commissioner Boyer reported there was a carbon monoxide alarm at the Woodsboro Elementary School today. It was a faulty alarm.
Commissioner Crum inquired on the neighborhood watch program. Burgess Rittelmeyer reported it is being handled by the residents.
Burgess Rittelmeyer thanked Commissioner Crum for updating the website with news in reference to the damage fats, oils and grease do when put down a drain and the Israel Creek project.
Burgess Rittelmeyer updated Susan Hauver, Zoning Administrator for the town, on the Trout Property at the south end of town. Burgess Rittelmeyer reviewed several areas of the code and a brief discussion was held on the developer’s plan.
Burgess Rittelmeyer opened discussion on putting a plan together to replace several shut off valves in the town’s distribution system. Burgess Rittelmeyer also reported putting fifty thousand in the budget for replacement of the WWTP’s control panel and it looks like it will be closer to a ninety-thousand-dollar expense.
Resident Ken Morgan inquired on who owned the alley beside DJ Glass where the trailer is parked. He was informed it is not a town alley, but private property.
Resident Donald Trimmer asked if 1 South Main Street had a permit to construct a building and he was informed they do.
Resident Donald Trimmer inquired on where things were with the construction of the new town hall. Commissioner Boyer informed him we are waiting on a firm to produce a site plan.
Resident and news reporter, Ken Kellar asked if there was a drawing for the new town hall available for the public and was informed there is not. He also asked about the bladder at Russet Leaf Terrace needing to be replaced. Burgess Rittelmeyer explained.
Resident Ken Morgan had a question in reference to recycling.
Burgess Rittelmeyer opened discussion on the applications that were received for employment with the town.
There being no further business, a motion to adjourn the meeting passed 4 – 0.