September 23, 2019 | Town Workshop Meeting Minutes

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Meeting Minutes

Woodsboro, Maryland

September 23, 2019

The regular scheduled Workshop Meeting of the Woodsboro Town Council was held today in the St. John’s Fellowship Hall with the following members present: Burgess Rittelmeyer, Commissioners Smith, Boyer, and Crum. Absent from the meeting was Commissioner Cutshall.

There were no guests and three residents in attendance.

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

After review of the August 2019 minutes, a motion to accept them as presented was passed 3 – 0.

Commissioner Smith inquired on a crosswalk at Cornell Dr. and Main St. He reported there is a bus stop there and children cross the street.  A brief discussion was held on bus stops throughout town.  Burgess Rittelmeyer will look into where they are.

Commissioner Boyer reported the pine trees in the front of the town’s new property need to be trimmed.  Mary will inform the maintenance men.

Commissioner Boyer inquired on a deaf person sign on N. Adams Street.  After a brief discussion, it was decided to leave it there but to take down the speed bump sign on N. Second St.

Commissioner Crum reported on updating the website.

Burgess Rittelmeyer reported on the storm drain project.

Commissioner Boyer reported the town hall building committee will meet on Thursday, September 26th at 6:00 PM. The meeting will take place at the current town office.

Burgess Rittelmeyer reported the Auditors will present the financial statements at the Oct. town meeting and they will be voted on at the October workshop meeting.

Burgess Rittelmeyer reported on a request from the last meeting.  He looked at the pole light on Short Street and one side is blocked by a pine tree preventing any light to illuminate the walkway and surrounding area.  Mary will have the town maintenance men trim it.  He also reported that he has not been able to drive down Adams Street yet.  Commissioner Crum reported she and her husband drove down it and did not feel any dips or bumps as reported by a resident.

Commissioner Crum also reported the post office has cleaned up.

Resident Donald Trimmer inquired on where the sewer line ran at the Fire hall.  He was informed the town does not keep records of personal property infrastructure.

Burgess Rittelmeyer asked a Copper Oaks resident if all the fallen trees in the Copper Oaks development had been cleaned up and she reported they were and that many residents were taking additional trees down.

There being no further business, a motion to close the meeting was passed 3 – 0.