November 22, 2010 | Town Workshop Meeting Minutes

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Meeting Minutes

Woodsboro, Maryland
November 22, 2010

The regular scheduled Workshop Meeting of the Woodsboro Town Council was held on Monday, November 22, 2010 at the Town Hall with the following members present:

Burgess Smith, Commissioners Brakebill, Rittelmeyer and Eaves. Arriving late was Commissioner Rensberger.

There was one resident in attendance.

Burgess Smith called the meeting to order.

The October 2010 minutes was reviewed and a motion to accept them as presented passed 3 – 0.

Burgess Smith presented a Budget to Actual handout for review.

Under Unfinished Business Commissioner Brakebill reported receiving a sample contract from Mr. Tim Bourcier of Urban Planning Services for review.

Commissioner Brakebill inquired on the status of the applications received for the part time office position and suggested Mary review them and make a recommendation to the Council who would then give final approval. Burgess Smith indicated he would like to review them first.

For Planning and Zoning Commissioner Brakebill reported that Denis Superczynski will be visiting the office for some information pertaining to the WRE/MGE and hopes to have things together the week after Thanksgiving. A formal Resolution is needed and Denis will draft that.

Commissioner Rittelmeyer inquired on the status of sludge hauling and Mary informed the Council the permit arrived and hauling has resumed.

Commissioner Eaves had nothing to report.

Commissioner Rensberger reported he is diligently working on the POS projects for the park; he gave a timeline on the wetland project, reported permits are forthcoming and the soccer field project is currently in the bidding process. Commissioner Brakebill inquired on the construction entrance and Commissioner Rensberger provided the timeline for the project. He also gave a breakdown on the waterless toilet and fishing pier projects.

Burgess Smith reported on an email received from Town Attorney John Clapp in reference to the judicial review on the APFO.

Burgess Smith reported on speaking with Greg Burgee in reference to Comus and the quarry. He was informed it will be a long procedure and Burgess Smith authorized him to speak with the Town’s Attorney if information is needed. Commissioner Eaves will speak with Brad Hill of Comus for an update when he sees him.

Burgess Smith opened discussion on a Resolution for State Shared Revenues. After a brief discussion Burgess Smith read the Resolution and a motion to adopt it as presented passed 4 – 0.

Burgess Smith opened discussion on painting the curbs at the Lutheran Church. Commissioner Rittelmeyer reported there are currently faded curbs along Main Street and suggested we repaint what is already there and increase the length of the paint to ten feet at the Church.

Burgess Smith reported he will soon have letters for the Copper Oaks Court residents and will contact a contractor for replacement trees in the entrance island.

Commissioner Brakebill inquired on getting the holiday banners displayed on Main Street and Mary informed him resident Ken Hines has agreed to do it again this year with a slight increase in his fee. Mary presented a quote from Mr. Hines for $500 to put them up and take them down. A motion to accept this quote with the addition of raising the one at Gravel Hill and Main Street and changing out all lock bands on the year round banners passed 4 – 0.

Under Public Comment resident Donald Trimmer questioned Commissioner Rensberger on obtaining a permit to install the construction bridge at the park. Commissioner Rensberger explained to him this is not over the creek but over a run off channel from the quarry. He has already spoken to the State agencies in reference to this but will review his notes.

Mr. Trimmer also questioned the “lawsuit” against the County and asked what it was in reference to. Commissioner Rensberger gave a detailed review and informed Mr. Trimmer it is a Judicial Review not a lawsuit.

Commissioner Rensberger reported the Historical Society is having a Home Decorating contest during the Holidays and gave a brief review of the contest.
There being no further business a motion to adjourn the meeting passed 3 – 0.

Respectfully submitted,
Mary E. Rice
Corporation of Woodsboro